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Celebrities Fuel Desire for Heart-Shaped Derrieres


Fueled by women who envy booty-endowed celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez, a new trend in plastic surgery has emerged. In recent years, the number of buttock implant and buttock lift surgeries performed in the United States has increased by double digits.

In 2011, nearly 1,200 buttock implant procedures were performed by plastic surgeons. That number of buttock implants represents a 43 percent increase from than 2010. The same is true for buttock lifts. In 2011, more than 4,500 buttock lifts were performed. That's 235 percent more than were performed in 2000.

Celebrities like Beyonce Knowles and Christina Hendricks who flaunt their junk in the trunk on the red carpet, on stage, on television or in movies make women with flat or masculine rear ends acutely aware of what their own derrieres lack. That's why so many more women are opting for either buttock implants or butt lifts.

Heart Shaped Butt

What determines buttock shape?

In a nutshell, the amount of body fat you have and your genetic makeup determine the shape of your posterior. The shape of your butt is influenced by three muscles - the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. Additionally, the angle of the curve at the base of the spine determines how significantly the butt projects from the body.

So if you're a thin person who lacks body fat, your butt cheeks won't look as round and curvy. Oftentimes, heredity and your genetic makeup may prevent you from gaining weight in your butt. And if you're physically active, you probably have decreased fat in your gluteal area. That means your butt simply won't look as prominent.

Fortunately, Body Cosmetica surgeons can offer two options to augment the appearance of your buttocks.

Gluteal Implants

During this procedure, solid silicone implants are inserted in between your gluteal muscles. Your Body Cosmetica surgeon will help you decide which implant size and shape works best for your unique anatomy. The surgery takes about three hours to perform.

Implants are a great way to augment your buttocks, but this cosmetic surgery requires a significant commitment. Immediately following surgery, you'll have to restrict your movements to ensure the implant works as intended and you don't encounter complications.

Autologous Fat Transfer

Some women opt for a second method of buttock augmentation. An autologous fat transfer, a procedure commonly called a Brazilian Butt Lift, represents a way to make your butt look rounder and more feminine using your body's own fat. During the procedure, fat is harvested from your hips or abdomen. It's purified using a centrifuge and then reintroduced into your buttocks. The result is more full, shapely, heart shaped derrieres that men will covet and women will envy.

While recovery from autologous fat transfer isn’t as intense as with implants, it could take a few weeks before your Body Cosmetica surgeon clears you to resume normal activities.

If you're ready to learn more about butt augmentation options, schedule a complimentary consultation with a Body Cosmetica surgeon. Use our online contact form or give us a call at 888-220-3169.

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Kate Middleton Sparks Demand for Plastic Surgery Nose Jobs


Princess Kate's style has influenced the fashion world, but many metropolitan women also want to copy her nose. According to a story in the New York Daily News, women in the Big Apple are flocking to plastic surgeons to request the British royal's nose.plastic surgery nose

The situation is also true across the pond where the Daily Mail claimed that the Duchess of Cambridge had the "most desirable nose in Britain."

And why shouldn't they? The Duchess of Cambridge has a great nose. In fact, it may be perfect. It's symmetrical, there's an attractive angle between the tip and her upper lip and only a small amount of nostril shows. There's no reason why women wouldn't want to copy the princess's nose when they seek plastic surgery nose jobs.

Nose jobs, technically called rhinoplasty, is a popular procedure, In fact, nearly a quarter of a million Americans had nose jobs in both 2011 and 2012. Since the nose is a prominent facial feature, many women as well as men pursue this surgery to make them feel more attractive, more powerful and more dignified.

How are nose jobs done?

During the procedure, the nose is reshaped to a more pleasing contour. Patients are put to sleep using general anesthesia. A Body Cosmetica surgeon reshapes the nose using either a closed procedure or open procedure. In a closed procedure, the incisions are contained inside the nose. Incisions are made between the nostrils in open procedures. The surgeon accesses the area of the nose to be reshaped using these incisions.

Patients who really want to emulate Princess Kate's nose may need to consider additional types of facial plastic surgery to make certain the new nose is in balance with their other features. The chin, cheekbones or brow may also need work to ensure the new nose is harmonious with the rest of the face.

Fortunately, Body Cosmetica surgeons are skilled at plastic surgery of the nose and other facial features. And with flexible financing plans, anyone can get the nose, cheekbones or chin of their dreams. Just complete the online application and receive a decision in minutes.

Our financing plans offer flexible payback terms and competitive interest rates. Payment plans start at $299 per month for many procedures including plastic surgery nose jobs. Let us tell you how easy it can be to get the body of your dreams! Call today for more information or use our online contact for to request a complimentary consultation with a board-certified surgeon.

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