What causes a sagging butt?

What causes a sagging butt?

With age, skin naturally loses its elasticity as fat naturally atrophies, causing the loss of fullness and roundness in all parts of our bodies.


Cellulite also becomes more visible as the skin and fat cells change. We lose an average of about 5% of muscle mass every 10 years after the age of 35 which is a main factor in the sagging of our butts.

What causes the loss of volume?

There may also be a number of other reasons behind butt droop including lifestyle factors such as a sedentary job or activities that force you to sit for extended periods. Again, age may also cause your butt to appear flatter and lose shape because of lower fat amounts in the derriere.

Can exercise help?

There are a number of different exercises that can help you obtain a more rounded and perky butt. Things such as squats and lunges are all ideal, as long as you are consistent with your workouts. But there are times when a little additional assistance is requires which is where Zen Medispa can help you!

Brazilian Butt Lift

When you have tried dieting and exercise but still can’t obtain the perfect rear, it may be time to turn to a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) to lift, contour, firm and correct any proportional imbalances as well as increase your butt size right here at Zen Medispa in Sydney.

What does it involve?

A BBL is a very natural surgical procedure that involves the removal of your own fat from one part of your body and replacing it into the buttocks area. This will result in a more prominent and perky butt as well as give you a more sensual body profile, combating any sag that you may not have been able to tackle yourself.

Suitable candidates

The best candidates for a BBL are patients who:

  • Have flat buttocks
  • Have sagging buttocks
  • Have uneven buttocks
  • Who want to change the shape of their buttocks

The procedure

In order to undergo a BBL, you will need to be admitted into hospital. You can choose from either IV sedation or a general anaesthetic. The fat will be removed from one part of your body and around 500 – 700mls will be injected into each buttock.

Post-surgical care

Once you have undergone the BBL it is imperative that you follow the post-operative guidelines to ensure a speedy recovery with the best results. These include:

  • Drinking lots of water during your first week of recovery
  • Getting plenty of bed rest
  • Avoiding sitting on your buttocks for at least three weeks (including driving)
  • Using a pillow for your chair when you return to work (if you have a desk job)
  • Lymphatic drainage which is done every six weeks. This can decrease swelling and bruising

We recommend that you take at least 1 to 2 weeks off of work and avoid sitting on your buttocks for at least two weeks after the surgery to ensure the maximum amount of fat retainment. You will also be expected to return to Zen Medispa for regular follow up appointments in the weeks following procedure so that you can receive lymphatic massage sessions which will maximise results.

End results

Once you have healed from you BBL surgery, you will notice an improved shape and contour of your buttocks along with restored volume and less cellulite.

If you are bothered by the size or shape of your buttocks, then contact us at Zen Medispa in Sydney today to find out more about our Brazilian Butt Lift procedure.

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