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5 Fat Truths About Cellulite

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First fat truth about cellulite: you should stop worrying about it. Second fat truth about cellulite: fat doesn't cause it. Share this on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1kEML3n Share this on Twitter: http://ctt.ec/pe8d1 Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1l8JXv3 On the web: http://www.stuffmomnevertoldyou.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/momstuffpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StuffMomNeverToldYou Google+: http://bit.ly/1kNchOQ Tumblr: http://stuffmomnevertoldyou.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/stuffmomnevertoldyou# Extra Credit Listening: http://www.stuffmomnevertoldyou.com/podcasts/can-you-get-rid-of-cellulite/ Join Cristen to get down to the business of being a woman and all the Stuff Mom Never Told You about bodies, boys and the female brain.
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scott b (1 month ago)
Well I am not worried about you're cellulte. Now how about a Bud light?
Kelsey Matthews (2 months ago)
I love my booty
sadhan sarker (2 months ago)
What is the best product or brand to completely erase your cellulite naturally? I read plenty of good reviews on the net about how exactly Femalix Secrets can help you completely remove your cellulite safely. Has anybody tested out this popular cellulite reducer secrets?
sathivel chandran (4 months ago)
What are some ways to completely erase your cellulite safely? I read lots of superb reviews on the net about how exactly Femalix Secrets can help you completely remove your cellulite safely. Has anybody tried this popular cellulite erase method?
sadhan sarker (5 months ago)
Does Femalix Secrets really work? I notice a lot of people keep on speaking about Femalix Secrets. But Im not sure if it is good enough to completely reduce your cellulite naturally.
Michael Skinner (7 months ago)
Even models have cellulite. It isn't an issue. There's worse things to worry about than that. Next
Rosa Gonzales (10 months ago)
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smszewczyk (1 year ago)
you cannot remove or loose fat cells unless you get liposuction or surgery they only shrink or grow in size.
Patricia Westbrook (1 year ago)
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imran alam (1 year ago)
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Angel Lehn (1 year ago)
I was curious about this cellulite trick “GetPlanOnly Com” (Google it) initially when I first learned about it. I was looking for a solution to my cellulite problem so I tried it out. Now, “GetPlanOnly Com” has made my skin smoother and free from terrible cellulite. The smoothness and softness of my skin have improved. I really like it. Simply Google it now.
heidiheidi0 (1 year ago)
90% I'd venture to say 99.9%
heidiheidi0 (1 year ago)
unless you are like 5-13
Merrida100 (1 year ago)
This goes hand in hand with the lie that is fed to people that they can "lose fat."  You do not and cannot "lose fat."  All you can do is shrink the size of those fat cells, but the number of cells remains (or grows), but never is reduced.  Only lipo technically "loses fat."  Then, when we lose weight (ie: shrink fat cells), we're more prone to sagging tissues, skin, loss of muscle tone, which can actually de-puff us and make us look older and more haggard.  Face it ladies, we can't win.  Just be healthy!
Markus Schober (1 year ago)
Of course, it's hard to say how meaningful a statistic like "90% of women have cellulite" is when you're living in a society where 64% of women are considered overweight or obese.
Markus Schober (1 year ago)
+Agathe Power https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/Pages/overweight-obesity-statistics.aspx Overweight is BMI≥25, Obese is BMI≥30
JustJazzy (1 year ago)
Markus Schober So your weight doesn't stop you getting cellulite. 90 is more than 64. The other 10% might just be underweight people and/or models/actresses/singers.
Agathe Power (1 year ago)
Markus Schober Do you have a source for this? I am genuinly interested what it refers to...
sara LaRandom (1 year ago)
Could you please do a video on another 'leg' issue? Varicose Veins!!!
Mystery Personthing (1 year ago)
I will forget to look this up later. What is cellulite? Please tell me.
Abu Tareq Mahmud (1 year ago)
Is Femalix Secrets helpful to completely erase your cellulite safely? I have learn many good things about Femalix Secrets (look on google search engine).
ddrose06 (1 year ago)
Jesus! The next thing ya know you'll be telling us that it's ok for women to have asymmetrical breasts!
Artyom Arty (1 year ago)
fat may not be the direct cause, but exercise and less skin does reduce cellulite and/or makes the situation better. Listening to advice on cellulite or anything that makes a girl ugly from a feminist is like asking for marriage advice from a divorce attorney whose single. In other words, all I need to know is the name of the topic and I'd know what your opinion on that topic would be
Gaja (1 year ago)
Gym helped me..?
Hannah Emory (1 year ago)
Thank you so much!
KittySnicker (2 years ago)
I run 3-4 times a week and am a size 2 and still have cellulite. So I approve of the message of this video.
Emily Parnell (1 year ago)
KittySnicker Yeah, I'm in a similar boat, I'm a ballet dancer and 13% "underweight" and still have cellulite. It's not all about fat.
Velvet Raincloud (2 years ago)
i don't have cellulite at all
Lea Pasquale (2 years ago)
I fucking don't care :D life is too short girls!
Manasi (3 years ago)
I win at life. I have no cellulite, and I don't gain weight. But then, I'm also too small to be taken seriously...
some body (3 years ago)
great video! thank you! :)
LukesGaming (3 years ago)
Only reason I'm ashamed of cellulite/stretch marks is because I'm trans.. I doubt starting on T will change my stretch marks.. sad day
Zombie Girl (3 years ago)
I'm 15 and I don't give a damn about cellulite. Then again, I don't really care about my appearance (except for clothes).
rorolilred (3 years ago)
I read a thing about a woman who drank a gallon of water a day and it said after a few weeks it reduced her cellulite.
rorolilred (3 years ago)
Ah, that makes sense.
peepslostsheep (3 years ago)
It didn't reduce it, she just had water retention in her skin. Just like she mentioned with the spa treatment, the skin swelled up, masking it.
Emily Clough (3 years ago)
oh man I love you. such a great video, thank you :)
Ananya Aurat (3 years ago)
host must be work in horror movie  cellulite cause by fat  eating to much cause fat 
Ananya Aurat (3 years ago)
i am so so plz forgive me .
Mangolita NM (3 years ago)
HOW ignorant can you be ?!
Sara Mc Namara (3 years ago)
I second that comment: I have cellulite and im so skinny. ^^
Felicity L (3 years ago)
Thank you, thank you, thank you.  
Tim de Visser (3 years ago)
I'm going to start calling cellulite 'skin dimples' now. It's the opposite of a problem.
Malicia Lynn (3 years ago)
Smart ladies are so much more attractive!!!
Randy Wright (3 years ago)
My step mom has the cottage cheese legs totally groos
Randy Wright (3 years ago)
And also from the waist down females have the same strength as males lol
Randy Wright (3 years ago)
Do a show on beer belly's that's gross to but you should do shows on skin and muscle did you know men's skin is 25% thicker then females and female muscle is 75% stronger then males do a show on those 2
Randy Wright (3 years ago)
Make a visit to my closest Walmart I'll show ya where she's wider then the shopping cart that's just gross n do a show on that
Randy Wright (3 years ago)
You have about as much cellulite as my pinky the ones they talk about is where the crack starts at the belly and goes all the way around to the back side n looks like 5 gallons of cottage cheese
Meowing Cupycake (3 years ago)
Thank you, this made my day.
mem6784 (3 years ago)
just wear pants
mem6784 (3 years ago)
+Рэй Винсент k
Рэй Винсент (3 years ago)
just go fuck yourself
M Greenwood (3 years ago)
AMEN. Or shorts that don't come up all the way to your lady bits. 
hurricaneheide (3 years ago)
So, what we're saying is that the only women who don't have cellulite are drag queens. 
Jas s (3 years ago)
I think we should also stop worrying about stretchmarks because they are also natural and come from not only pregnancy but puberty, growth, weight lifting, i mean i actually got them from losing weight haha but they are there forever just like cellulite
M Greenwood (3 years ago)
I have a few stretch marks on my legs from weight gain (from "people thinking I had anorexia when I was just an active teen to a healthy weight 30 something woman). I take the marks as a reminder I live in a country where I have enough to eat. Not everyone is so lucky. Stretch marks are a sign of all I have to be thankful for. 
KittySnicker (4 years ago)
I'm 23 and in shape!! I just recently got cellulite. I can't look old already!
Pranya Gulati (3 years ago)
16 year old with cellulite reporting!
peepslostsheep (3 years ago)
Cellulite isn't a sign of being old. 16 year olds can have cellulite.
someone8410 (4 years ago)
*Thats so wrong **+darl919**  . Cellulite is not a medical term. It was coined in* _European spas  & beauty salons to refer to the unsightly dimples_ _and bumps on the skin of many women. Good thing i have my_ *program with me that works great! I tried it few months back and it* _did what it promised! cellulite was gone permanently ,^^_
someone8410 (4 years ago)
_But hey, I think you should switched to other program cause it doesnt helped_ _you. Try this out.._ *https://www.xstopcellulitenowx.blogspot.com* _this is the only program that worked for me._
imagiccion (4 years ago)
This is cissexist.
imagiccion (2 years ago)
+Red Ink because it's assuming that all women are cis. i'm not saying that it's hateful, because it's not, i'm just saying that it's generalizing.
Red Ink (3 years ago)
How so?
Rosalee Rester (4 years ago)
I don't know...could we actually go just a little further and realize cellulite is kind of sexy cause it does mean more ass, which is HOT.
Alec Ana (4 years ago)
Ive had cellulite pretty much sense i was 13 or 14 and even after i got in shape at 16. i didnt realize it was a problem untill i heard my grandma complaining about her having it. i still dont care....
Justin Kirk (4 years ago)
I wanna see her thighs. 
Emily Booth (4 years ago)
This ok if you only have it on your thighs. How about being slim but having it on your arms, arse, thighs and lower legs INCLUDING your knees? This is why I hate summer! Cheers mother.
Ursul Daniel (4 years ago)
you made a point there, but you have taken the easy way out saying that scientifically its impossible. remember that "science" today is still in its early stages and will always evolve. look at those hard training girls that go jogging, cycling or dancing .... actually look even closer, cause you aint gonna look good staying all day in front of ur screen or eating at MCdonalds. you can argue with a mans behaviour on looks but not with an erection ;) nature wont change for you 
Ursul Daniel (4 years ago)
why not just get rid of fat in general, rather than taking curves from fat( which is disgusting ) take them from sport, which is ATTRACTIVE. make it more simple, people are sexualy attracted when they see a healthy body, you should start finding ways for you to move and exercise more. so you can have smooth skin and what not too :)
Jas s (3 years ago)
why dont you just stop talking because no one cares what you find attractive kay 
Ursul Daniel (4 years ago)
2:00 im not fat or what not, but i have to agree with you there.. smooooth ;)
Debbie Brooks Riffel (4 years ago)
I think until women start posting real photos of their cellulite we are going to keep trying to hide it. 
x Rose (4 years ago)
My boyfriend has never once said anything about my cellulite or stretch marks and he literally tells me how beautiful I am everyday. I honestly don't think guys even really care as long as you have boobs and a butt and are healthy and have a decent personality.
sydeli (4 years ago)
Can we please spread this around Pinterest? I am so tired of seeing "rub coffee grounds on your skin to reduce cellulite!!!" because that is not a thing that works
Frappa Canu (4 years ago)
i have a fantastic natural recipe against cellulite. mix some spoons of cocoa (better if non sweetened organic raw cacao powder) with water to form a soft paste and spread it on your legs. you can also wrap yourself in plastic wrap if you want, it speeds up the process and protects your furniture from stains. leave it in pose for 20/30 minutes. the treatment needs to be done at least 3 times a week for 3 months. while it won't CURE your cellulite, it will improve very much the appearance of your skin and, more importantly, you will smell and feel fabulous!!! :D and it costs much less than any common (and probably less effective) cellulite treatment.
alondra. (4 years ago)
Okay? you didn't watch the video.
Privat (4 years ago)
Weird I don't have visible cellulites 
Mitzy Portier (4 years ago)
get rid of cellulite gone 
Kerry Doherty (4 years ago)
I dont understand what cellulite is???
beethovenalexander (4 years ago)
I fucking hate this new wave of  "embrace Your body" bullshit that has made its way into the mainstream media. Whatever happened some attractive, yet rare features, being esteemed and more sought after than their uglier counterparts. This new idea that "all women are beautiful" is a load of horse shit that was shat out by a bunch of ugly fat girls who would rather redefine beauty than eat right and exercise.
Stephen Napoleon (4 years ago)
Better headline I think: Cellulite: not a big deal
Starry September (4 years ago)
In Brazil, woman rub their thighs with beach sand to make cellulite go away~
Nico Ene (3 years ago)
How do you know it goes away? Did you look at their skin under a microscope? We can improve the skin appearance, but we cannot make cellulite go away. A smooth skin =/= no cellulite.
emily kristy (4 years ago)
 personally i joined gymnastics and it if not made the cellulite go away at least reduced it
V.C. (4 years ago)
i'm sorry, no cure for cellulite? i thought getting a, preferably natural, tan can prevent those fat cells from reflecting at the surface...
uatafaka (4 years ago)
cellulite kinda turns me on
C.J. Rogers (4 years ago)
I say you woman are perfect just the way you are! :-)
yazmeenascreamer (4 years ago)
If only every female could see this, I swear all insecurity issues just boil down to the media making women (and sometimes men too of course) focus on things that aren't really important - and not even the whole truth of it, THE SCIENCE BEHIND IT. Which is why you are just the best and most amazing, spreading lurrrrv and positive messages, and empowering us with scientific knowledge rather than media bullshit!
Melanie Xu (4 years ago)
+Stuff Mom Never Told You +Freelee the Banana Girl has cured cellulite! So it is possible!
TheKamislaw (4 years ago)
I would hardly call Freelee an expert on women's bodies. 
Frances Madgwick (4 years ago)
Yeah but who wants to go on a raw vegan diet, eat way more fruit every day than most people would eat in a week and inject themselves with B12 shots? Oh yeah and drink shit loads of water that makes them get up even in the middle of the night to pee. I think you should eat plenty of fruit and vegetables, drink about 2 litres of water daily and exercise regularly but I think Freelee goes overboard and most people wouldn't be able to uphold her standards.
P3cca4t0 (3 years ago)
+moro2 _They are all the same girl. Cellulite isnt cause_ _by the accumulation of toxins, since the body naturally eliminates_ _toxins & excess fluids from the tissues.I got this info from the program_ _im using few months back and still no cellulite was found in the area that_ _has to be visible.:))_
P3cca4t0 (3 years ago)
_For those person who keeps on messaging me..._ _Here's the link of the program_ --> www.lesscellulite.blogspot.com _Hope this helps_ :P
Alex H (4 years ago)
I really like how open you are! Great videos, I love your channel and I just subscribed :)
Candice Brothers (4 years ago)
Love the video, as usual.  :-D  One small correction though, you can't reduce the number of fat cells you have, they just shrink as the amount of fat stored in them reduces.  Keep the body positive videos coming!
Blow-Up Bunny (4 years ago)
Watching these vids always makes me feel better, but I think I'll have to show this one to my mother. She's almost 70 and she can't stop pointing out what's "wrong" with her body. The two things she hates most is her stomach (which she had either two or three surgeries which cut along the same scar in her abs so no amount of crunches will ever give her a six-pack) and the dimples on the back of her thighs that are few and far between. Sometimes I catch her sighing to herself in the mirror and it just breaks my heart because I see a beautiful woman who strangers think is 20 years younger than her actual age. All she sees is what happened to that beanpole of an 18-year-old. ~sigh~
Joe Dohm (4 years ago)
Well if cellulite is caused by your jeans, couldn't you just wear slacks, skirts, or dresses?
amog (4 years ago)
I can't tell if you're being sarcastic or if you're just that thick
yvone larson (4 years ago)
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Hannah Shoshana (4 years ago)
I think I love you, Cristen Conger
IQzminus2 (4 years ago)
I didn't know I needed to hear this. This made me feel great :)
Lidia Paredes (4 years ago)
yes!wonderful!
PessOmist (4 years ago)
No, men and women have the same bodies.  We are completely equal. 
imagiccion (4 years ago)
*cough*cough*trans folk*cough*cough*gender is a social construct*cough*cough*
Kelly Y (4 years ago)
I can't tell if you're trolling or not. Men and women don't have equal bodies, they are very similar though.
Shmuel Malkin (4 years ago)
+ZeldasSword It's not like our brains are part of our bodies or anything, and besides, our immortal souls are equal.
Andrew Geyer (4 years ago)
+Vaughn Cogito I keep using what word?
Jay Vaughn (4 years ago)
+Andrew Geyer You keep using that word. I don't think it means what you think it means.
returnofswampthing (4 years ago)
I want to show this to all the women in my life, fantastic video!
randomgirlxrulz (4 years ago)
*Person* "OH MY GOD YOU HAVE CELLULITE!" *Me* "Why, yes. Yes, I do. I also have two ears and two eyes and a mouth and a nose, and a sandal I'm going to slap you with if you don't stop making women feel awful about their bodies. Have a nice day." THE END 
Michael Skinner (7 months ago)
🤣
Harmonizer Camilizer (2 years ago)
GENUIS!!
Colleen Mendez (2 years ago)
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Melissa Wyant (2 years ago)
+randomgirlxrulz Sometimes i got very embarrassed due my cellulite but thanks to  cellulite22.blogspot.mx helps me to remove my cellulite upto 90% definitely  recommended
pixelparable (4 years ago)
I <3 U Cristen. You always know where it's at
Cason Doyle (4 years ago)
Cellulite shmellulite, I have other things to care about.
joeygrl111 (4 years ago)
Went from a normal 135-140 lbs to a normal 120 lbs after having my baby. Have had cellulite my whole life, still have it to this day. Being overweight is not the cause of cellulite, preach it girl. I've become far less obsessed with getting rid of it, the beauty industry makes money when they make us feel terrible about our natural bodies. 
Aly Tee (4 years ago)
Yes! Snaps to you :)
GenevieveCleopatra (4 years ago)
I've never cared about my stretch marks. Aren't they normal?
Janna Wood (4 years ago)
I've always been skinny and very active and (since puberty) always had some cellulite and tons of stretch marks. No one is looking, and if they are, tell them to mind their own goddamn bodies. Your worth doesn't lie in your epidermis and connective tissues.
Guiselle Collado (4 years ago)
Cristen you big legend you! Made my day! <3
Anika (4 years ago)
I used to worry so much about my cellulite until I was talking about it to one of my guy friends and he asked me what cellulite was? It was crazy for me to think guys actually didn't care and usually don't even notice it. No one who matters to you cares if you have cellulite or not.
CaptainDibbzy (4 years ago)
First time I heard about cellulite was a post going around on tumblr with a screen cap of a news artical looking at some female celebrity on the beach going "OH MY GOD SHE'S HORRIBLE! SHE HAS CELLULITE! SHE'S SO UGLY NOW!!!" and I had to look up what it was. I couldn't tell if the artical was a joke or not cause I couldn't see anything. Still dont' understand what it looks like, so I don't know if I have it or not cause... those are just my legs... I don't got spairs stuffed in my clauset...
indigothecat (4 years ago)
I'm a male and I have cellulite.  So, by your definition, I may be a female secondarily.  XD
Florence Blue (4 years ago)
I actually had to Google 'cellulite' before watching this just to find out what it was...
Annelies Van Ingen (4 years ago)
Thank you!
Annelies Van Ingen (4 years ago)
Thank you!
Irri Wa (4 years ago)
I thought everyone had cellulite... Just that it's virtually impossible to see on men because their fat is stored beneath their muscle tissue. O.o
Irri Wa (4 years ago)
I thought everyone had cellulite... Just that it's virtually impossible to see on men because their fat is stored beneath their muscle tissue. O.o
PhyA52 (4 years ago)
I bet that cellulite in the back of her thighs looks just fine when it's getting slapped with the front of mine... High five!? Yeah!!!

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