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Heath.com: 15 Myths and Facts About Cellulite

The Clothing You Wear Can Make An Impact

Myth

Yes, wearing compression-style leggings while you exercise can reduce thigh jiggle as you move—but it's only a temporary effect, says Dr. Karcher, and you're unlikely to see any change after you strip down post-workout. "For any clothing that claims to actually have lasting results, it's just a marketing gimmick and it's not true," she adds. In fact, for some tight clothes, the opposite may be true: Elastic bands on underwear, for example, can actually contribute to the appearance of cellulite if they cut off circulation and limit blood flow.

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