By Dr. TRACY MOUNTFORD, MBBS MBCAM
In the quest for a perfectly toned buttocks, many women have turned to surgical Brazilian butt lifts for a lifted and plump appearance. However, non-surgical Brazilian butt lifts are now available as a safer and less invasive alternative. In this article, we will compare the similarities and differences between these two butt enhancement procedures, highlighting how you can achieve the same results of a Brazilian butt lift without surgery.
What is a Brazilian Butt Lift?
Let’s start by understanding what a Brazilian butt lift entails. Many celebrities, including Kylie Jenner and Amber Rose, are revered for their sculpted and toned buttocks, which has contributed to the popularity of the Brazilian butt lift treatment. This surgical procedure aims to create an hourglass shape by transferring fat from areas such as the hips, stomach, or thighs to the buttocks. Under local anesthesia, fat is harvested through liposuction, purified, and then reinjected into the buttocks to enhance volume and fullness.
The result is a voluptuous and shapely bottom, reminiscent of the beaches of Ipanema or Copacabana. However, it is important to note that this surgical procedure carries certain risks, including scarring and potential infections. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, it is considered one of the riskiest cosmetic procedures.
Can you achieve a non-surgical Brazilian Butt Lift?
Yes, you can! Thanks to advancements in body contouring technologies, you can now achieve lifting and volumizing benefits similar to a Brazilian butt lift without undergoing surgery. Non-surgical treatments can help firm up the buttocks, tighten the skin, and create a more defined and curvaceous appearance. These treatments are non-invasive and require no downtime. Watch the video below, where our founder, Dr. Tracy Mountford, discusses the non-surgical butt lift in detail:
The Difference between Surgical and Non-Surgical Brazilian Butt Lifts
The primary difference between these two procedures lies in the recovery time. Surgical liposuction Brazilian butt lifts can take up to 6 weeks for swelling to subside, and patients must avoid sitting for extended periods for up to 3 weeks. Non-surgical options, on the other hand, have no downtime, allowing you to resume your normal activities immediately.
Another difference is the treatment approach. Surgical Brazilian butt lifts typically require a single treatment, whereas non-surgical butt lifts usually involve 4 sessions scheduled 2-3 days apart for optimal results.
Why Choose a Non-Surgical Brazilian Butt Lift?
Non-surgical butt lifts offer the opportunity to achieve a naturally defined and contoured buttocks without invasive surgery or injections. These treatments can help shape, sculpt, and firm your buttocks, minimize the appearance of fat pockets, tighten sagging skin, and strengthen your glutes. Additionally, non-surgical butt lifts require no downtime or recovery time.
The Non-Surgical Brazilian Butt Lift
At The Cosmetic Skin Clinic, we employ three main body sculpting technologies to achieve a non-surgical butt lift:
Non-surgical Butt Lift with EMSculpt
EMSculpt is a non-invasive procedure that builds muscles while reducing fat stores. By targeting the buttock area, EMSculpt can improve muscle tone, lift, and firm the skin. Using High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic Energy (HIFEM), EMSculpt induces intense muscle contractions equivalent to thousands of crunches or squats. These contractions prompt muscle tissue remodeling and breakdown of fatty deposits, resulting in stronger gluteal muscles and a more defined and curved appearance. Visible results can be seen within 2-4 weeks of treatment.
Non-surgical Butt Lift with Ultherapy
Ultherapy butt lifts utilize non-invasive ultrasound technology to stimulate the replenishment of natural collagen and elastin in the buttocks. As we age, these essential structural proteins diminish, leading to sagging skin. Ultherapy encourages the renewal of collagen and elastin, resulting in a lift of up to 1-1.5cm within an hour of treatment, with no associated downtime.
Non-surgical Bum Lift with CoolSculpting
The CoolSculpting butt lift is ideal for patients who desire a perfectly shaped butt without excess fat. Often, a “banana roll” of fat between the buttocks and thighs can obscure the desired contour. CoolSculpting’s fat freezing technology targets and breaks down fat deposits in the banana roll, allowing for better definition and shaping of the buttocks. Combined with Ultherapy, CoolSculpting can tighten and lift the skin, providing a more prominent lift to the buttocks. Results typically appear within 4-6 weeks and are long-lasting with a healthy lifestyle.
Non-Surgical Butt Lift Results
While each non-surgical butt lift treatment varies, we generally recommend four sessions to achieve optimal results. These treatments reshape and firm the buttocks as fat breaks down, muscles strengthen, and tissues replenish. Below is an example of the results of an EMSculpt butt lift treatment:
Your Non-Surgical Butt Lift Consultation
When opting for a non-surgical butt lift, our experts will assess the shape of your buttocks and understand your body sculpting goals. Based on this assessment, we will recommend a treatment option that aligns with your specific requirements. Unlike surgical procedures, non-surgical treatments do not produce instant results. However, over the course of weeks and months, as your buttocks respond to the treatment, you will see lifting and sculpting effects without any scars or surgical risks.
To learn more about our non-surgical butt lift procedures, schedule a personalized consultation with us. Our treatments are available at our London and Buckinghamshire clinics. Contact us directly at 0343 253 8240 (London and Buckinghamshire).