Cellulite describes the dimpling of skin and is a collection of fatty toxins and fluids that are trapped under the connective tissue in the deeper levels of our skin. As it accumulates, the thin layer of tissue between the fat cells becomes more fibrous – like a scar. The fibrous areas start to pull together around the fat, causing the tiny dimples and irregularities typical of cellulite.
Oxygen. You not only need it for your lungs. You now need it for your face. Because the gas is now in vogue as the latest facial treatment.
Touted as a healing tool to improve the appearance of the skin immediately, oxygen facials involve a machine that sprays atomised moisturisers onto the skin using a stream of pressurised oxygen. The treatment is supposed to hydrate skin, making the face appear smoother and plumper. The therapy is also used to deliver antioxidants to the skin, and protects the epidermis from sun damage, pollution and stress.