Darkened leg scars develop as a result of minor injuries to the skin – such as mosquito bites, or folliculitis from shaving. The skin reacts by producing excessive pigmentation, resulting in unsightly dark patches
Many women desire slim, feminine calves. They complain of “fat” calves. The truth is – there is often very little fat in the calves and most of the time, the cause is overdevelopment of the gastrocnemius muscle, due to prolonged standing and the wearing of high heels.
Cellulite affects more than 80% of women. It is caused by the way fat is arranged in areas like the thigh and buttock: fat is separated by fibrous connective tissue, and hence it bulges out in pockets on the skin, causing an “orange peel” appearance characteristic of cellulite.