You’ve been waiting all winter to get outside to enjoy the warm summer sun and we have to ruin it by telling you the sun can ruin the appearance of your cellulite.
First, it’s not all bad news. You can easily enjoy being outside in summer without worrying about the sun making your cellulite look worse.
How the Sun Affects Your Cellulite
Well, it’s not really the sun itself, but the harmful UV rays in sunshine. And we can all tolerate some sun exposure without any ill effects, but that can be just a few minutes some days if you don’t use sun protection.
Over-exposure to the sun’s UV rays can harm your skin in the following ways that can make your cellulite appear worse than normal
Collagen makes your skin stronger and more elastic. UV Rays can damage the collagen in your skin, which weakens the skin and makes it more susceptible to the puckering of cellulite