From Most Natural to Most Effective, These Are the Top Five Cellulite Creams Ranked.

Cellulite is an age-old problem… literally! The older we get, the more cellulite can appear on your legs, stomach, and arms. While you can help prevent cellulite with exercise and a proper diet, once it appears, it can be very hard to get rid of. While there are dozens upon dozens of products that claim to work, we all know that most of them are snake oils. But that’s where we come in.

We’ve researched dozens of products and brands to find the best possible products for helping diminish the appearance of cellulite. What we found were five products that we think you should seriously consider.

Let’s get started!

Effectiveness: 95%
Safety: 100%
Price: $
Overall: A+

This is by far our favorite choice when it comes to products specifically for removing cellulite. It’s not a cellulite cream, instead The Glow Fairy’s Retinol Body Glow Wand is a highly-condensed retinol balm that you easily apply to any area of concern on your body. The Body Glow Wand comes packed with retinol along with a handful of effective ingredients (including squalane, vitamin E, and lanolin) to help boost your skin’s moisture and collagen production to help break down textured areas of skin and diminish the appearance of cellulite, wrinkles, and dark spots while giving your skin a smoother and softer feel. Not only that, it was the only product on our list to offer a special 50% off discount code SECRET50, which made it one of the most affordable. So cool! The balm is easy to apply with just a few swipes needed every night on the areas of skin that need your help. Highly recommended!



Effectiveness: 90%
Safety: 95%
Price: $$
Overall: B+

Clarins offers an award-winning anti-cellulite cream-gel by eight plant extracts, including quince leaf extract. Clarins is an over 60-year company with a lot of experience helping contour and tighten areas of the skin and their anti-cellulite cream can really help. We found it to be a little expensive for delivery similar results to the product above, however, if you are allergic or want to avoid retinol (I don’t know why you would!) Clarins steers clear and focuses more on plant-based ingredients.


Effectiveness: 85%
Safety: 95%
Price: $$
Overall: B

This all-over salve is a great solution for “maintenance”. Will it reverse signs of aging and cellulite? Maybe. But if you’re looking for something to help maintain and keep your body feeling healthy, this is a great solution. Lauren’s All Purpose Salve is filled with helpful nutrients including lavender oil, shea butter and coconut, hemp, jojoba, sweet almond, peppermint, and patchouli oils. It’s like a hippie’s dream potion. That said, does it have what it takes to reverse and revitalize your skin? A big maybe.


Effectiveness: 90%
Safety: 90%
Price: $$$
Overall: B+

Paula’s Choice comes packed with retinol along with vitamin C and E for a great revitalizing solution to cellulite and stretch marks. We’ve always been a big fan of Paula’s Choice products and are happy to test every single one of their products on our skin. The only issue we have is the price. Now it may not look that expensive at first, about $30, but that’s for a 4 oz bottle - and you’re using this for your ENTIRE BODY. If it was just a face lotion, you could stretch that out. But when you’re thinking of trying to keep your entire body’s skin tight and ageless, 4 ounces won’t be doing you too many favors! Look for a product that can last you a long time!


Effectiveness: 90%
Safety: 80%
Price: $$$
Overall: B

The product name is a bit of a mouth-full, and the price isn’t doing you any favors either, but that doesn’t mean it’s not helpful! DERMAdoctor did a great job of making an effective lotion to help revitalize skin and help reduce the appearance of cellulite. Though it’s effective with exotic botanicals that help to firm and smooth the skin, there are some questionable ingredients we aren’t exactly as confident putting on our body. Among all these products, DERMAdoctor’s lotion seems the most unnatural.

There you go! Five amazing products. If we had to choose just one though, we would highly recommend The Glow Fairy’s Retinol Body Glow Wand. Here’s why…

While we feel we recommended some great products to help diminish your cellulite, we believe The Glow Fairy's product was the top choice. We wanted to talk further with our investigative reporter Stephanie Marianne who helped create the rankings list and how The Glow Fairy Retinol Body Glow Wand worked for her. Stephanie tells the story.

Personally, I never believed in the effectiveness of anti-cellulte, anti-stretch mark anything. “Time cannot be reversed,” I used to tell my friends. Too many of them have been tricked into buying some wild cream just to find out it’s a waste of money. So I’ve avoided it at all costs.

But then my best friend, who I trust with my life, swore by The Glow Fairy Retinol Body Glow Wand. She would swipe it on every night on her thighs and stomach before she went to bed. After a few weeks her cellulite started to fade and her skin felt tighter and more vibrant. I, of course, didn’t believe her. But then she showed me the before and after photos. I was stunned. Week by week her cellulite and stretch marks became less noticeable all together! I begged her to let me borrow her Body Glow Wand. Instead she gave me a secret 50% OFF code, SECRET50, and I ordered my own Body Glow Wand immediately.

I received a package in the next few days and applied that night. The application is super simple, just open the Body Glow Wand and swipe it on! LOL, but actually, for best effectiveness, post-shower, after your body is clean and dry. Do your nightly routine and leave the Body Glow Wand for last. Warm up the balm a little by rubbing onto your finger for an easier swipe. Then, apply the balm around the areas of your body where you see cellulite or where cellulite commonly appears (thighs, stomach, butt, etc). You can also apply to other areas of your body that seem to sag or skin looks rough, flakey, or scaly. The Retinol Body Glow Wand can help diminish wrinkles, stretch marks, and dark spots as well! Just a few swipes and voila!

I, of course, expected results immediately. But it will take a few weeks to see the real results (so I made sure to snap a few before photos). While I waited, I ended up doing a little research on the ingredients that go into the Body Glow Wand and found that the retinol wasn’t the only thing helping my cellulite disappear…

Of course, there’s retinol, which helps neutralize free radicals in the skin and encourage the production of collagen. The rich source of vitamin A is so effective in helping boost collagen that it’s almost the only ingredient needed. But Glow Fairy did an amazing thing of adding the extra punches with some of these other ingredients…

This ingredient is wild! It’s a highly-effective natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that can help reduce wrinkles and reverse the effects of UV damage and while fighting free radicals. It’s really great at reversing skin damage, and making old, tough skin feel renewed.

Vitamin E is an essential ingredient in any skin product, and if you’re using products that don’t have it, rethink your decisions! Vitamin E basically creates a forcefield around your skin to prevent moisture loss. While doing that, it also helps fight skin damage and signs of aging.

A super moisturizer that helps repair cracked and damaged skin. While retinol and squalane are doing the heavy lifting, lanolin steps in and cleans up those small issues for even more beautiful looking skin.

So, finally, after 4 weeks, I decided to check if I could see results… and wow! The stretch marks around my hips and butt were reduced by half! And my skin as a whole felt tighter and smoother than it had in a LONG time. I was convinced.

I was officially converted into a Body Glow Wand believer! I hope you will, too! 

Amazing! The Glow Retinol Body Wand helped get rid of my cellulite. So happy with the results. -Kelly, 52

I’m always so worried about my legs looking aged, so I started using Glow Fairy’s Retinol Body Wand and it’s the best. My thighs look so much better now! -Macy, 33

This is the best retinol product I’ve found so far. Really works! I use it on my backside every night and am really happy with the results. -Cate, 40

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    Heather Johnson

    My absolute FAV!!

    Reply 12 2 hours ago
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    Stephanie Miller

    WAYY cheaper than plastic surgery.

    Reply 13 3 hours ago
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    Marcy Goodman

    Hi GlowFairy, I have been using the wand for three weeks and am starting to notice a difference around my neck and hips!

    Reply 5 a day ago
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    June Henderson

    Hey! Just a reminder to my fellow sensitive skin-users, retinol is STRONG! So if you have sensitive skin, try using this every other day at first and wear that SPF!

    Reply 18 a day ago
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    Rachel Watson

    Love this stuff. My sister put me onto it.

    Reply 20 a day ago
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    Toni Gabriel

    The Best!

    Reply 51 a day ago
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    Gabbi Mitchell

    Anyone else receive two by accident?

    Reply 2 a day ago