Brazilian Butt lift

Brazilian Butt Lift After 10 Years: What To Expect

Brazilian butt lift surgery is a popular procedure that has gained much attention among body contouring options. It’s no surprise since so many people want an instant way to enhance their appearance. Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is a procedure that creates the illusion of having an hourglass figure. It is done by transferring purified fat … Read more

Fat Transfer

Fat Grafting (Fat Transfer): Different Procedures, Risks, and Benefits

What is fat grafting? Fat grafting, also known as fat transfer or fat injection, is a relatively new procedure that’s catching on fast. And for good reason – it’s safe, effective, versatile, has a short recovery time, and produces natural-looking results. It’s also part of an exciting new field in medical research dedicated to stem cells’ regenerative properties. … Read more

Liquid butt lift

The Sculptra Butt Lift: Procedure, Before and After, Recovery, and Cost

Sculptra, when injected into the buttocks, can help add volume, smooth out cellulite dimples, and improve the skin’s overall texture. The off-label use of Sculptra paired with body contouring treatments like CoolSculpting is becoming increasingly popular as a non-surgical option for buttocks enhancement. Results can last between two and three years, although some have reported … Read more


Brazilian Butt Lift Death Rates: Alarming Trend Spurs Warning from Leading Plastic Surgery Groups

Promising dramatic, often unrealistic results with minimal downtime and expense, an increasing number of self-styled Brazilian butt lift specialists are putting the lives of unsuspecting patients in danger. Despite attempts by a special international task force to standardize the way Brazilian butt lifts (BBL) are performed, an alarming number of fatalities continue to be reported. … Read more

Butt Augmentation

Zwivel’s Complete Guide to the Brazilian Butt Lift

In recent years the number of Brazilian butt lift (BBL) procedures performed in the United States has grown at an exceptionally fast rate, rising an impressive 26% between 2015 and 2016. Here’s everything you need to know about this increasingly popular procedure. A brief history of butt enhancement Over the last 20 years, the BBL … Read more

Celebrity Butt Augmentation

10 Celebrity Buttocks Augmentation Rumors Confirmed

Celebrity butt augmentations get a lot of media coverage and can often give us an idea of what plastic surgery can do. Plastic surgeons, however, agree that every patient’s proportions and preferences vary. High-profile botched augmentations stand as a good reminder to always seek out a board-certified plastic surgeon for any procedure. Several different methods … Read more

Hydrogel Butt Injections

Hydrogel Butt Injections: How Bad Can They Be?

In the never-ending quest for the perfect derriere, a myriad of back-alley butt injections have hit the scene. Their promise to lift and plump without so much as a single incision, anesthesia or any recovery period appeals to those seeking a fuller, rounder behind. However, illegal or unsafe butt enhancement procedures come with some serious … Read more


Is Beauty a Social Construct? Global Plastic Surgery Statistics Provide Answers

Global statistics published by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) indicate that from Brazil to South Korea, cosmetic surgery has been gaining serious momentum in recent years. And with the results demonstrating how countries often specialize in different cosmetic procedures, these reports also affords us a glimpse at how standards of beauty differ across cultures. You’ve heard … Read more


Predictions, Predictions… Experts Foretell the Top Plastic Surgery Trends for 2017

Each and every year, all the aesthetic associations blast their annual statistics to the media. Bloggers, magazines and TV talk show hosts just eat these numbers up. The stats, which are based on the year prior, tell us which procedures are trending, which ones are tanking, and sometimes provide a little cultural context as to … Read more

emergency room

Illegal Butt Injections Cause Chronic Health Issues and Death

Despite the media attention garnered in recent years by several horrifying cases of amputation, disfigurement, and death, the illegal butt injection business continues to thrive in many American cities. Vinnie Taylor, a North Carolina man accused of performing butt injections using industrial-grade silicone, was recently sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after one of … Read more