All You Need To Know about Brazilian Butt Lift Shapes

Brazilian butt lift shapes have been getting more and more popular over the last couple of years. People love it because the results greatly improve not just the backside, but it improves the overall beauty of the body. As per the 2016 report of ISAPS Global Statistics, buttock augmentation using fat transfer were listed in the top 10 most performed surgery in the world.

This procedure collects fat from one part of the body and then places it to the buttom to enhance its volume. For example, fats can be liposuction from the thighs, love handles or belly and then purified and injected into the buttocks. The result is a perfectly shaped bottom that nicely proportionate to your body shape and size.

Liposuction provides an added benefit to this procedure. Since fats are collected from your belly, waste or hip, so you not only get fuller buttocks, your waist area slims down as well. The torso curves (hourglass and S-curve) also improve. Thus you get an even more beautiful and dramatic results.

How Brazilian Butt Lift works

Brazilian butt lift shapes procedure has two parts. First, excess fat is collected from donor areas of the body through liposuction. Donor areas typically are – belly, thighs, lower back and hips. The surgeon then put the collected fat cells into a process where he prepares them for injection. After the fat cells are purified, they are then placed through an injection into the upper part of the buttocks. This procedure creates a “Lifted” appearance.

Over time the body naturally absorbs a portion of the fat cells. However, if the procedure is done correctly, 60-70% of the fat cells will stay in place even after a year. Patients who wish to get a fuller appearance should go though the procedure for the second time at this period. Brazilian butt lift has very low occurrence of side effects.

 Ideal Candidates

Brazilian but lift shapes are different than many other popular aesthetic surgeries because almost any woman can qualify for this procedure. Generally, candidates are women who are between 18 or 30 years old.  It is not uncommon for men to go through this procedure, but such incidences are rare.

Patients looking for Brazilian butt lift usually have shapeless, flat bottoms and/or loose skin. In case the skin is very loose, you may require a surgical lift.

An ideal candidate should have an overall good health.  Also she/he should have skin elasticity and reasonable amount of excess fat in their body. Women, who are too slim and has little fat in their body, should try an alternative solution like buttock augmentation with implants. However, in few cases, even slimmer women with very low fat to donate can still qualify for a brazilian but lift. These surgeries need special skills that only the surgeons can provide. Therefore, you should consult with your surgeon to decide if you are a good fit for the procedure.

To confirm whether you are a good fit for Brazilian butt lift, it is ideal to set up a meeting with a certified plastic surgeon for an in-depth evaluation. Throughout the consultation, which is usually free, your surgeon can decide your candidacy. Additionally he can also suggest any other alternative treatment choices.

Butt Implants Vs BBL

Butt implant is less popular than Brazilian butt lift. Unlike Brazilian butt lift, butt lift implant has some risks. The most common incidents include – wound dehiscence, implant extrusion and seroma (fluid collection). On the other hand, the Brazilian butt lift is almost risk-free. It is a natural process because it uses your own body fat. Additionally, you get curvier waistline and lower back. Brazilian butt lift shapes creates minimum scar. The scar usually about ¼ of an inch and it is usually undetectable.

How It is Performed

Surgeons perform Brazilian butt lift with the following steps. First, the surgeon gives the patient Anesthesia, either twilight sleep or general anesthesia. Then the surgeon removes donor fat carefully using narrow, tiny tubes. Fats are taken usually from flanks, thighs, abdomen and hips via liposuction. Then the surgeon collects the fat cells from other components using a special purification process. Finally, surgeons grafts and injects the purified cells through microinjections into the buttock in layers.

 Duration of the Surgery

Since the surgery involves various processes for example liposuction, purification and re-injection – the surgery takes much time. Usually, the surgery takes 5-8 hours. In total, the time depends on the number of liposuction that needs to perform (to collect the maximum fat) and the amount of fats to re-inject into the buttock. A normal guideline is –

  • Liposuction for 3 areas: at least 2-3 hours
  • Fat processing: depends and can be processed simultaneously
  • Fat Re-injection: at least 2-3 hours

You need to be cautious about surgery time because shortcuts lead to poor results. If a surgeon offer surgery time less than four hours, he is possibly taking many shortcuts. If operated by one surgeon the procedure should take minimum 5-8 hours.

Recovery Time

Brazilian butt lift shapes recovery requires more care than many other liposuction treatments. It is necessary to not sit directly on your butt for a minimum of 10 days after the treatment. Sitting directly on the buttocks during this period can destroy the fat cells and affect blood circulation.

You may feel tender in the bottom and sites where the surgeon performed liposuction. This usually goes away shortly. You may get compress garments from the hospital. This will help reducing your discomfort. You can expect a complete recovery within 6-8 weeks.

Final words

Brazilian butt lift shapes offers an enhanced and fuller butt and also a slimmer and curvier waist. Today’s latest technologies have made it a comparatively routine and safe surgery. Also many people already had great success with it. However, it is also important to keep in mind about the recovery procedure. You should go though the procedure once you’re aware of the little drawbacks and you’re fully ready.