Cellulite: The infrared cabin as an alternative to creams

Cellulite, also known as "orange peel skin," affects millions of women. In addition to numerous lotions, the infrared cabin has been discovered as a means of combating. The purifying effect of healthy sweating is supposed to make the unsightly depressions disappear by the way.
What is cellulite?

What is cellulite?

Cellulite is not dangerous and is perfectly normal! The dimples are rather the result of a change in the skin structure. They appear mainly on the thighs, but can also appear on the upper arms, hips or buttocks. Numerous factors contribute to the development of cellulite. Individual predisposition is crucial, especially in the long run. Cellulite is a common problem in women and has no negative impact on health. Anti-cellulite creams are big business for the advertising industry, which makes a killing on them. “Orange peel skin”, however, is completely normal in women!

How does cellulite develop?

For a better understanding of how cellulite develops, let’s first examine the structure of your skin. The epidermis, dermis and hypodermis are the three layers that make up your skin. The stratum corneum and the germinal layer are both components of the epidermis. It protects you from the effects of external stimuli. The dermis is the middle layer of the skin and consists of a dense network of connective tissues. It helps maintain the suppleness and firmness of the skin.

The subcutis, the lowest layer of the skin, consists of loose connective tissue. The subcutaneous tissue consists of connective tissue chambers partially filled with fat cells that support the skin structure. The fatty tissue under the skin insulates against heat loss and also serves as a food store. The amount of fat in the subcutaneous tissue varies from person to person and is influenced by factors such as gender and body composition.

Collagen fibers are an important component of the connective tissue that supports your body. They are responsible for maintaining the strength and elasticity of connective tissue. The collagen fibers in women’s skin are aligned parallel to each other and have flexible spaces between them. Due to the fragility of the connective tissue, fat cells from the subcutaneous tissue can push through the collagen fibers and become visible on the surface of the skin. In this way, the characteristic skin dimples known as cellulite are formed.

The causes of cellulite

According to several scientific studies, cellulite is caused by decreased blood flow to the skin. As a result, the tissues are no longer supplied with sufficient oxygen and nutrients, and at the same time, waste products are no longer removed to the same extent by the body’s own waste removal system. These disturbances can lead to changes in the connective tissue under the skin and thus promote the development of cellulite.

A visit to the infrared cabin* can help improve circulation throughout the body, including the small blood vessels in the skin. Exposure to the heat for a short time stimulates the cardiovascular system throughout the body and improves blood flow to the skin. However, it is only when the heat stimulus is followed by a cold stimulus that a long-term improvement in skin circulation is observed. The changing temperatures help improve circulation throughout the body, including the skin, by increasing blood flow. This can help provide nutrients to the skin and boost metabolism.

Infrared rays and massage

According to a number of research findings, infrared rays can be an effective treatment for eliminating cellulite. Scientific research has shown that a combination of infrared light and massage therapy improves the skin’s appearance by reducing cellulite. The heat of infrared rays penetrates deeper into the skin than the heat in a traditional Finnish sauna. This allows the radiation to affect the structure just under the skin, in the connective tissue layers. Orange peel skin can be effectively combated by a visit to the infrared cabin in combination with a massage or peeling*.


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