In recent years, primarily due to the influence of social media, having a rounded bottom (commonly called a ‘bubble butt’) or an hourglass figure with a slim waist and a big butt has become a popular aesthetic that many people want to attain. Thus, having a more petite butt and a figure that lacks curves is insecurity for many people. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of five surgical and non-surgical solutions that will enhance your butt and help you attain the figure you want.
Get a Brazilian Butt Lift
BBL, or Brazilian Butt Lift, is London’s most popular cosmetic surgery for contouring the butt. The surgery works by transferring fat extracted from other areas of the body using liposuction into the butt through a series of injections. There are many benefits to this procedure:
- First, it is an organic solution, as the volume added to the butt are your own fat cells. Therefore, there is a much lower risk of having an allergic reaction than getting fillers or implants.
- Second, BBL contours your body in more than one way. By having liposuction, you can sculpt the areas of your body carrying excess fat, which is usually the abdomen.
- Third, BBL does not leave behind any noticeable scars, as both the liposuction and fat injections require small incisions.
- Finally, when performed by a qualified and trained surgeon, a BBL can help you achieve a sculpted and curvier figure that looks natural.
Once the fat cells integrate into your body, they will remain there permanently and become a natural part of your butt. Thus, it’s an ideal solution for anyone wanting to significantly enhance their butt to make it more proportionate to their body.
Butt implants are another surgical solution for enhancing the butt. As BBL requires extracting extra fat, it is primarily suitable for patients who carry excess fat in certain areas of the body. Therefore, butt implants are an ideal option for patients who want a permanent and prominent enhancement but may not want or qualify for a BBL.
As implants are available in a range of shapes and sizes, your surgeon can customize the procedure to provide you with the enhancement you want. During the procedure, the surgeon will make incisions along the crease of your butt in order to insert the implants; thus, the scarring from the surgery can be concealed.
Fillers are Less Invasive
For patients who want a less invasive option while still obtaining a substantial enhancement, fillers may be a more suitable option than the more invasive BBL and implant surgeries. Many surgeons use Sculptra and Lanluma for the procedure, as both fillers produce natural-looking results by stimulating the production of collagen, which are the building blocks of our skin. As such, not only do these fillers add volume and improve the contours of the butt, they also improve the quality of the skin in the area. However, you will need repeat treatments, usually every 2-3 years, to maintain results.
While exercises won’t help you attain the same level of enhancement as cosmetic treatments, doing the right exercises can give your butt a noticeable boost. A flat butt may be the result of weak glute muscles, which are the largest muscles in the body. As they are in between the legs and the abdomen, strengthening your glute muscles can also improve the proportions of your upper and lower body. By engaging in exercises that specifically target the glutes, not only can you enhance your butt, but you can also flatten your abdomen, tone your legs, and improve your posture.
For an effective exercise routine, you should be targeting the three core muscles that make up your glute: gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus. You should incorporate exercises that target all three muscles into your regular workout routine for best results. For example, glute bridges and squats target all three major muscles, while donkey kicks target the gluteus maximus, the largest muscle. You can incorporate a resistance band and weights to add intensity to your workout to enhance your results. Most people who exercise consistently at least twice a week see a noticeable enhancement within three months.
Look at Your Diet
If you want to see results with exercise alone, you must also follow a healthy diet. There are key foods that strengthen the muscles and promote their growth, which will maximize the results of your workout. In general, your diet should be low in carbs and high in proteins, omega-3 fats, vitamins, and minerals.
Some essential foods to incorporate into your diet in order to absorb these critical nutrients include spinach, fish, meat, avocados, chia and flax seeds, and eggs. In addition, many people also consume protein shakes before working out as it helps build muscle, improves their performance, and helps their body recover.
Depending on your cosmetic goals, budget, and lifestyle, each or all of these solutions can help you enhance your butt. If you are considering the surgical options mentioned above, be sure to speak to a specialized plastic surgeon who can design a bespoke surgical solution that provides natural-looking results.
About the Author
Jenn Walker is a freelance writer, blogger, dog-enthusiast, and avid beachgoer operating out of Southern New Jersey.