With the holidays upon us and all the delights that go with it, keeping cellulite and fatty deposits at bay can be tough.

Here at Victoria’s Cosmedispa in Launceston, our range of treatments can help you achieve your ideal summer look. Cellulite can be one of the most frustrating things to deal with. It often means that you have tried just about every remedy, exercise routine and diet around but still can’t seem to shake it. The same goes for weight loss in general, sometimes our genetics play a larger role than we would like. If you are someone who has done just about everything with little or no change to your situation it can be incredibly disheartening. This is why we are always looking for new and effective ways to treat cellulite.

Fortunately for you, we have at our disposal world-class technology that offers you every chance of improving the appearance of cellulite and reducing the amount of fat in and around your skin.

What is cellulite?

Cellulite is the term given to parts of the skin that appear rough and dimpled. It is usually the result of a structural change of the connective tissue in the skin and the fat cells. These changes cause the fat cells to become enlarged and veer closer to the surface of your skin and most commonly affect areas like the thighs, abdomen and buttocks. Cellulite is far more common in women than it is in men.

What causes cellulite?

There is any number of things that can cause cellulite, the major culprit being your own hormones. The reason we believe hormones are responsible for a lot of cellulite cases is that of their role your body’s ability to break down and store fat efficiently. Cellulite can also be brought about by pregnancy and menopause adding further weight to the argument that hormones contribute to the prevalence of cellulite.

How can I treat my cellulite?

Cellulite treatment has benefited greatly from the advances made in Radio Pulse Therapy or RPT and the Z-Wave from Zimmer Aesthetics both of white use high-energy radial shockwaves to reduce the appearance of cellulite. The Z-Wave works by delivering a series of high-energy shockwaves that has been scientifically proven to change the structure of collagen and the connective tissue in your skin. Z-Wave technology stimulates the formation of your collagen and can improve your lymphatic drainage as well as your blood circulation that promotes skin firmness and elasticity. Fat structures form the basis of cellulite and are destabilised by the combination of radial waves initially, and then a smaller tensile wave collapses the gas bubbles within the molecules. The treatment in its entirety lasts around 10 sessions of 15-30 minutes each depending on which areas are being treated.

How can I treat the fat in unwanted areas?

The other condition that can make us pack our summer dresses and bikinis away in a hurry is the appearance of the little fat lumps and bumps in our skin that somehow manage to persist despite exercising and diets. CoolSculpting technology from Victoria’s Cosmedispa is the non-invasive alternative to liposuction which means no recovery, no needles and no surgery. It is the world’s no.1 fat-reduction procedure and has won numerous awards and plaudits from health professionals and patients alike. It is clinically proven and uses controlled cooling to destroy the stubborn fat that has evaded other methods of treatment. The way in which CoolSculpting works essentially is to crystallise the fat cells in your problem areas and is able to reduce fat by an incredible 25% with a single session.

To find out more about our fantastic cellulite and fat-reduction treatments, or to make an appointment, please click here.

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