under the knife for plastic surgery can seem like a terrifying
prospect for us. So how do you perk up your body instead?
Non-invasive tummy tucks. The results might be less dramatic, but so
are the side effects and aftercare.
alternative to a tummy tuck is a body-contouring procedure that works
on the surface level. Popular brands that offer these services are
SculpSure and CoolSculpting. These processes work by heating or
freezing fat cells in a goal to kill them off, which is effective for
those squishy areas that no workout seems to tone.
approved by the FDA in 2019, and uses a procedure with rounded
cooling paddles in various sizes which suction to the skin and fat
like a vacuum. Apparently, the procedure is so non-invasive that
clients nap, work, or watch a movie during the procedure.
it won’t necessarily target severely sagging skin or muscle
separation underneath. Instead, it works best on superficial fat for
people who don’t require dramatic fat reduction.
is a another option. Its a skin resurfacing treatment that uses very
small micro needles to injure the skin, which then makes the body
produce collagen, healing the damaged skin while tightening and
lifting. This method is effective for crepey/sagging skin, jowls,
bingo wings, or stretches. marks.
takes up to three months to get these benefits, and skin is usually
sore afterwards. While some laxity will come back over time, you can
redo the treatment, so don’t fret.
a conversation with a board-certified plastic surgeon about your
options is important. For instance, liposuction can actually worsen
sagging or loose skin.
non-invasive processes are best scheduled three to six months in
advance of vacations and wedding as results fully show up a month or
two after treatment. There’s minimal downtime but to maximize the
results, it is warned that full results, smoother skin included,
shows up at around the 3-month mark.
Even though invasive procedures seem to be a top pick for celebrities and everyone else, it’s also a permanent option. The fact that you don’t have to “refresh” the procedure like non-invasive competitors is appealing, but it’s also a decision that you might have to live with forever.