When it comes to body contouring, people are continuing to seek out noninvasive procedures.
These procedures are different from invasive surgeries — they carry fewer risks and side effects without the need for extensive downtime. One such contouring procedure is the vacuum therapy butt lift.
Unlike the traditional Brazilian butt lift, vacuum therapy promises to help tone and tighten your rear without the use of incisions and fat grafting.
What is vacuum therapy?
Vacuum therapy is a noninvasive massaging beauty technique that helps to lift your skin via a mechanical device equipped with suction cups.
While it originally entered the market during the 1970s as a way to help treat burn scars, this treatment has evolved into a nonsurgical butt lift method. Some studies have also looked into the therapy as a way to close up skin ulcers.
Vacuum therapy is also known as radiotherapy and depressomassage. Aside from purportedly offering similar effects to those of a surgical butt lift, the procedure is also sometimes used to mimic a traditional breast lift.
Certain forms of vacuum therapy are also used for the treatment of cellulite.
One such therapy is known as Endermologie, which was the first FDA-approved treatment of its kind. It works by reducing swelling in the affected skin to help decrease the look of cellulite dimples. However, Endermologie doesn’t have the same lifting effects that traditional vacuum therapy is said to have.
Does vacuum therapy work to lift and sculpt the buttocks?
At its core, vacuum therapy offers deep massaging effects. The procedure may work for buttock toning by:
decreasing muscle tension
increasing lymphatic flow to remove toxins and water retention
exfoliating the skin, thereby making it smoother and more toned in appearance
stimulating the middle layers of skin for increased toning effects
decreasing the appearance of cellulite
When performed for several sessions on a weekly basis, you may notice that your skin is tighter and more toned. This can provide the appearance of a butt lift.