Couches Hold The Cure For Cellulite

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nivea
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So THAT’s where those pesky thigh and butt dimples come from! Who knew the cure for cellulite was as simple as avoiding sitting on tufted couches?!?! Thanks for the tip Nivea.

VogueDid you know? Cellulite is an invented “disease” (as per Nurnberger and Muller, 1978). The word was first mentioned in April 1968 by VOGUE magazine (of course) in reference to a “problem” they decided to create for women. Up until then, the medical community used it to describe normal fat associated with womanhood.

The April 15, 1968 cover of that infamous issue reads:

CELLULITE:
THE FAT YOU
COULDN’T
LOSE BEFORE

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