butt-lift-techniques.jpg More and more women are now opting for a butt lift to get the extra attention. This is a relatively new phenomenon and surgeons are giving special attention to the butt following demands from beauty conscious people. Instead of invasive procedures like liposuction, most surgeons prefer non-invasive laser aided procedures.

Non-Invasive procedures
a. Medical professionals are now giving the same attention to the butt as was once given to the face.
b. Usually, injectable chemicals are used for the butt lift.
c. At times, heated rods are put on the butt to dissolve the fat there.
d. Another non-invasive procedure is the use of light frequencies to give a butt lift.
e. The aim of these procedures is to make the butt firm and young.

Products and procedures

VelaSmooth
a. This is a product of Syneron Medical Ltd.
b. This is a non-invasive treatment procedure.
c. It is based on the elos technology.
d. It uses bipolar radio frequencies and light energy that heats the inner layers of the skin.
e. This melts the fat which is then excreted through the body's lymphatic system.
f. This process is also known as lipolysis.
g. It tightens the collagen fibres and stimulate the production of new collagen.
h. Each treatment session takes 40 minutes.
i. Eights treatment sessions are recommended for maximum benefit.
It is reliable and safe.

Disadvantage
It is not effective in people older than 60 years.

Cost
The procedure costs approximately $200 to $250 per session.

Injectibles
a. Fat butts are injected with chemicals.
b. These usually contain deoxycholate, deoxycholate and phosphatidyl choline.
c. Patients require a treatment every 6 weeks.
d. Three to 4 treatments are recommended for maximum benefits.
e. Patients experience half an inch to 3 inches of fat loss.

Cost
$500 to $750 per session.

Cellulite Massager and body mask
a. This is a hand-held, knobby-headed massager.
b. This can be used along with the Body Focus Sculpting Body Mask from the Body Shop.
c. This mask improves circulation and nourishes the skin.
d. It also has a hydrating effect.
e. It reduces the appearance of cellulite.
f. This mask is a mixture of seaweed fossil mud, organic soya oil and China clay.

Cost
The mask costs $34 for 350 millilitres.
The massager costs $16.

Backside balms
a. This is a cheaper alternative.
b. Slimming creams and gels can be applied to the butt.
c. One such cream is the easily available L'Oréal's Perfect Slim which costs $25.99.