This post was originally called “What women think men think about cellulite” and then “What women think about other women’s cellulite.” but then I bit the bullet and actually asked some dudes what they really think about the whole thing.
It kind of blew my mind… no joke.
There is a wild epidemic of paranoia around cellulite. I would love to delve into the history of why we’ve demonized cellulite and how we have somehow managed to equate having cellulite with being obese or being ugly. But honestly it’s not even worth repeating, because here we are, questioning our beauty. Because despite how gorgeous we know we are, this naturally occurring cellulite somehow makes us feel flawed.
The scary truth is someone is making millions of dollars perpetuating the lie that cellulite is a disease and that with some miracle cream or treatment, we can cure ourselves.
Wait – do you mean these tiny almost imperceptible bumps on my leg.… Read the rest