The study of cellulite is a relatively recent development in physiology. In 1999, researchers in the US found that cellulite is associated with a thin layer of connective tissue made of collagen that sits just below the skin. In people without cellulite, this layer is smooth and continuous. But in those with cellulite it is irregular and discontinuous, which gives rise to the dimpled effect associated with cellulite.
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Via: New Scientist