Nazarian Plastic Surgery Services in Beverly Hills, LA

BBL – Brazilian Butt Lift Los Angeles

Fat Grafting to the Buttocks – Brazilian Butt Lift in Los Angeles, CA


Improve Your Proportions with a Brazilian Butt Lift in Beverly Hills.

Fat grafting, also known as fat transfer and fat injection, is utilized in areas needing volume-enhancement, most commonly the face, breasts, buttocks, and hands. This procedure involves harvesting via liposuction unwanted, excess fat from other parts of their body and placing it into the buttocks and hips. It helps improve shape, lift the buttocks, and help the overall proportions of the body. It is a permanent and natural-appearing method that exchanges fat from areas of excess to areas that are lacking.

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Pairs Well With

  • Arnica

    Available in-office, our blend of medical-grade Arnica, Bromelain, and Vitamin K is much more potent and bioavailable than those available in drug stores. We recommend taking 2 pills daily starting up to 1 month, 2 weeks, or a couple days before your procedure and continuing until bruising and swelling have resolved. Also available with Tumeric to take starting 2 weeks after your surgical procedure for added anti-inflammatory benefits.

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  • Siligen Gel Regular

    Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation prides itself on its breathability. Made with Ceravitae, this aloe-based foundation sends oxygen straight to compromised skin cells. The much-needed oxygen promotes healing and healthy collagen growth. The liquid formula is ideal for those struggling with common conditions such as eczema, acne or rosacea. This foundation is water-resistant through swimming and exercising, all while providing protection of SPF 30. It is also free of fragrance, oil, dyes, and parabens.

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  • Siligen Gel SPF

    Silagen Silicone Scar Treatments are a revolutionary, physician-exclusive line of medical grade silicone scar treatment products created to dramatically reduce the appearance of scars. Don’t let your self-consciousness about scars keep you from living your best life. Stop hiding your scars with clothes and use Silagen silicone scar treatments to reduce their visibility for good.

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  • Environ Derma-Lac

    Environ Body DermaLac Lotion contains a medium concentration of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (Lactic acid, Urea and Ammonium Lactate) for use on rough, sun damaged and congested skin. It's lightly scented and more watery in consistency. We love this product for bumpy back of arms and scarring from active or old back acne. This hydrating lotion helps smooth and soften dry, rough skin on the elbows, feet and knees as well as providing an overall soothing experience. This is a must-have for body exfoliation!

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  • Kayo Firming Serum

    This award winning serum is specially formulated to help provide firmer, tighter looking skin for an overall slimmer look. This refining treatment serum helps smooth and firm to reduce the appearance of cellulite based on a blend of firming ingredients. A botanical Firming Complex, plus Hyaluronic Acid and Kayo’s Omega Oil Blend and Superfruit Blend help to deliver extreme hydration to firm and smooth the skin to improve skin elasticity. This product absorbs quickly and is fragrance free, allowing it to be seamlessly layered under your favorite beauty products, discreetly enhancing your natural beauty. Free of Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Petrolatum, Synthetic Color, PEGs, TEA, DEA, and Mineral Oil. Always Vegan. This product is not tested on animals. Made in the U.S.A. Consciously sourced. Allergy Caution: Contains nuts or nut by products. Instructions for Use: Spot treat daily on problems areas such as thighs, buttock, arms, or under neck. Specially formulated to work beautifully under Kayo's The Body Beautiful Crème. Use in combination with a healthy diet and lifestyle for enhanced results.

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  • Kayo Daily Remodeling Serum

    This multi-functional hydrating serum is instilled with Hyaluronic Acid and Copper Peptides to help enhance the appearance of skin. Skin is saturated with long-lasting deep hydration from Hyaluronic Acid and Kayo’s Omega Oil Blend, while skin is further layered with Kayo’s antioxidant rich Superfruit Blend, leaving skin energized and radiant. Founder's Notes: This body product was modeled after true high impact face serums, with the quintessential lighter feel and texture of a serum, perfect for layering based on your unique skin type and needs. Moisture is primarily delivered through Hyaluronic Acid (think deep water hydration) rather than topical oil hydration. This product can be used by itself for normal to oily skin, but is recommended under other Kayo products, such as The Body Beautiful Crème or Kayo's Cellular Repair Evening Oil for skin that needs deeper oil based hydration. When layering Kayo's body products use the same technique you would with face products - lighter products like serums first, heavier products like lotions and oils after.

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  • Alastin TransForm

    Alastin TransFORM Body Treatment was developed to optimize your results when used after fat reduction treatments and it is also used to improve skin quality when used on its own. It has been proven to help accelerate body fat reduction, enhance skin tightening procedure results, and improve skin texture, firmness and crepiness.

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  • Revision Bodifirm

How is the fat transferred?

Fat grafting normally entails collecting excess fat from one area of the body, rinsing it, and subsequently meticulously re-injecting it with specifically created cannulas into areas that would look better with more volume.

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Will the fat transfer be permanent? And if I don’t have enough fat, what else can I do?

We expect only 50%-70% of the fat injected to be viable so over-injection is performed initially to achieve the desired final result. With this being said, if someone has a limited amount of fat, Sculptra injections can be performed 3-6 months after surgery to achieve the desired look. If you have plenty of fat elsewhere to donate to the buttocks, this will not be something you would need to do. Implicit in fat transfer is that we need fat in other areas of the body to harvest from. For example, body builders with very little body fat would not be candidates for fat transfer since they do not have fat in other areas of their body to donate to the fat-depleted area. Sculptra injections may be a good option for them.

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What will the recovery be like?

Individuals who undergo fat transfer to the buttocks are of all ages. Following the treatment, individuals will have swelling and bruising. The swelling may last for 4-6 weeks. The treated area might appear reddish in color for 48 hours. Frequently, regular routines are usually started again after 2 weeks. Dr. Sheila Nazarian will provide thorough and individualized recovery instructions as well as post-surgical garment and scar therapy options. For more information or to schedule Brazilian Butt Lift, call Nazarian Plastic Surgery at (310) 773-3039 or Request a Consultation ». Our Beverly Hills location is conveniently located near major roads and freeways, so it’s easy to find our office.

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Why Choose Nazarian Plastic Surgery?

  • Board certified plastic surgeons who listen
  • Dedicated to achieving natural-looking results
  • We provide high level of safety and plastic surgery care
  • We help achieve your aesthetic goals
  • Experienced and caring staff
  • Modern and comfortable on site out-patient treatment suites

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Asked Questions

Are the results from a BBL permanent?

Yes. Once a fat cell is removed via liposuction, it is gone for good. Also, once that fat cell is placed in the buttocks via fat grafting, it is permanent. However, only a certain number of the fat cells that are injected will “take”. I tell my patients to expect that 70% of their fat graft will live. This is why I always overfill in order to compensate for this fact. It is one of the many reasons why you should see a body contouring expert for your BBL. It is also really important that you be at a weight that you like and that you can maintain. If you gain or lose weight after your BBL procedure, it may adversely affect your results and your butt may deflate.

Should I gain weight before my BBL?

No. I can’t tell you how many patients think that they need to gain weight first. The problem, of course, is that if you come in at a heavier weight and then you lose the weight, your newly plumped-up booty will deflate. I need to be able to assess your body proportion at a weight where you feel good and that you can maintain. This is crucial for long lasting results.

Is fat grafting to the buttocks painful?

The procedure itself is performed under general anesthesia so you won’t feel a thing. Most patients don’t find the recovery to be painful. But you will be sore, especially in the areas where I performed liposuction. The compression garment helps to reduce this discomfort. The biggest drag for my BBL patients is just staying off their buttocks. We are a society that sits a lot so changing these habits can be tough. But it is also better for the body not to sit so much which is why I always tell patients to embrace the first two weeks following surgery and use it as a time to create new, healthier habits. Oh, and catch up on Netflix. 

Is Brazilian Butt Lift safe?

There has been a lot of media attention on safety and the BBL. This is a surgery that is safe as long as you see an experienced body contouring expert. Fat should only be grafted into the subcutaneous layer of fat in the buttocks. The problems occur when the surgeon doesn’t know his or her stuff and injects the fat too deep or tries to inject too much. I am incredibly conservative with my BBL procedures and have encountered no problems.

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Posted by Nazarian Plastic Surgery on Thursday, May 2, 2019