Brazilian Butt Lift Non-Surgical
There are many alternatives to the Brazilian Butt Lift for those instances in which the BBL is not an option. The most popular non-surgical Brazilian Butt lift alternatives are buttock implants, skin tightening lasers, Brazilian Butt Lift compression garments, buttock injections, exercises, topical creams, and diets.
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Brazilian Butt Lift No Surgery
A woman who is very thin and wants a very large change in the appearance of her butt will have to look at alternatives because there just simply isn’t going to be enough fat on her body to do a transfer. In this case, the patient is recommended the below alternatives to a Brazilian Butt Lift without surgery.
It is important to stress how strongly a Brazilian Butt Lift is recommended as your go-to procedure for your augmentation, as long as your unique body type will allow for it. The biggest reason for this is that it is the most natural way to enhance the size of your buttocks because we are using materials that are naturally found in your body. We aren’t introducing anything foreign into your body’s ecosystem, which makes everything go so much more smoothly and decreases the risk of future complications. There is no risk of your body rejecting the procedure, less risk of infection, and the augmentation will make a more natural transition with your body as you age.
If the BBL is not an option for you, some of the alternatives include:
- Buttock Implants v BBL
- Collagen stimulating injections or fillers
- Skin tightening lasers
Buttock Injections Injections
Collagen Stimulating Injections or Filler Injections
Many people seeking the non-surgical options to a Brazilian Butt Lift often inquire about Brazilian butt injections. These are technically referred to as collagen injections, which are comprised of poly-L-lactic acid. It is injected just below the skin and is intended for use in people with healthy immune systems as a one-time treatment regimen of up to four injection sessions that are scheduled about one month apart. The poly-L-lactic acid helps stimulate your skin’s own natural collagen production to help restore its inner structure and increase volume that has been lost to aging. However, the change is subtle and takes place over time, gradually thickening the skin up to four times thicker, which is the main source of the enhancement. The final results will be seen after several months and will last two to three years.
Some of the main drawbacks of this option are that it is not a permanent or dramatic change. Secondly, it is very costly with the promise of only minimal to moderate results. However, this Brazilian butt lift injection is still popular because it is a non-surgical procedure—usually taking only about thirty minutes—there is no need for anesthesia, and there is essentially no downtime afterwards. You can go back to work or about your normal routine immediately.
Skin Tightening Lasers
Another option for improving the appearance of your buttocks is the use of skin tightening lasers and technology. This methodology is exactly what it sounds like. It uses skin tightening lasers and technologies to tighten the buttocks skin and stimulate collagen production to create a fuller, rounder and more lifted appearance.
As women age, they produce less estrogen and collagen, and the skin loses elasticity. This technology combats that with non-invasive procedures that offer noticeable results that typically last a few years. This technique does not allow you to modify the natural shape of your back end, but it does help to restore it back to its more youthful, shapely form. This improvement takes time, though, because it relies heavily on the gradual increase in collagen. It may be a three to six months before you see your final results.
Popular methodologies that employ this technology are Thermage, Ultherapy, and Titan therapies. There is some variance between each of these therapies, but the overall goals and procedures are similar, and none of them require much, if any, downtime.
Brazilian Butt Lift Compression Garment
- Brazilian Butt underwear: This is a quick way to augment the appearance of your bum—without actually augmenting it. In this case, the Brazilian Butt lift garment is a great option.
- Exercise: There are specific exercises you can do to enlarge your gluteal muscles and give your backend a more natural lift. However, these results are gradual and are dependent on your consistent and long-term effort. The many recommendations are below:
- Brazilian Butt squats
- Brazilian Butt lunges
- Brazilian Butt Massage
- Brazilian Butt training
- Brazilian Butt Lift band
Brazilian Butt Diet
- Supplements: Some supplements claim they can steer your body to store more fat on your hips and butt. However, it’s important to note that these claims have not been verified by any clinical studies to prove their efficacy.
In addition, you can try some at-home avenues, such as:
- Topical creams: There are creams that have been formulated to plump up your fat cells over time, which creates a small enhancement to the size of your butt.
There are many things to consider when you’re choosing which option is going to be the best fit with your long-term goals and desires. While we definitely recognize the BBL to be the safest and most attractive procedure, we also know that it is not always an option for all of our patients.
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Beware the Black Market
Unfortunately, some women look to the black market for injections in order to save a few bucks. In July 2017, the New York Post reported the death of a 31-year-old mother who died after getting a black-market injection procedure done to increase the size of her butt. Twelve days after the illegal injections, she called 911 because she was experiencing chest pains and dizziness. She was later pronounced brain dead and taken off of life support.
In 2014, Apryl Brown was working as a hair stylist when one of her clients offered to give her injections that would increase the size of her backside. Brown jumped at the promise of a bigger buttocks at a fraction of the price. After receiving her second of four scheduled injections, however, she developed a severe staph infection, and the doctors had to amputate her hands, feet, and flesh from her butt and hips in order to save her life. An investigation showed that she had been injected with bathroom caulk. Today, she works to bring awareness to the risks associated with these black market cosmetic procedures.
These black-market trends are increasing in popularity because women are not aware of the dangers associated with these procedures. More and more, there are reports of so-called “Pumping Parties.” People go to these parties for the sole purpose of increasing the size of their breasts or butts by allowing an unlicensed physician to pump illegal and outlandish materials into the desired area. These materials include but are not limited to substances such as concrete, tire filler, and super glue.
The most common illegal filler being used is industrial or commercial-grade silicone. People hear the word “silicone” and don’t realize there is a spectrum of grades and qualities. The silicone used in implants is a very different material than the silicone fillers being illegally used on the black market. Commercial-grade silicone is not safe for the human body, nor was it ever designed to be. It is detrimental to body tissues. In addition, it comes in a “loose” form, which is very different than the solid implants used in approved surgical procedures. When a loose substance is injected into the bum, it is not necessarily going to stay in the bum. It is just as likely to travel to other areas in the body. Aside from creating an obvious issue with the shape of the buttocks, this will also lead to other health risks as the body works to fight against this intruder. Commercial grade Silicone is often not sterile and can cause life-threatening infections.
Even if the procedure doesn’t kill or permanently maim you, there are other complications that you will likely face such as the site becoming dark and leathery, or the weight of the injections causing excessive sagging and deforming the shape of the butt.
It’s important that you recognize the dangers that these illegal procedures pose. They simply are not worth the risk to your body or to your life. In the United States, there are only twenty-one FDA approved dermal fillers—none of which are approved for self-injection or by anyone other than a licensed practitioner. Stepping outside the protective care of a licensed physician is a risky, and potentially lethal, endeavor that should be avoided at all cost.