The best body that money can buy
Grazia investigates the hottest contouring and lifting treatments coming to a clinic near you
Let’s be brutally honest: the beauty industry has let your body down. In the past, its best efforts were never-gonnawork cellulite creams, invasive and painful tummy tucks, or boob jobs that left you with obvious signs of surgery. But this is 2017 and now, if you so desire, you can freeze and heat, plump and inject, or bombard your bits with sound and radio waves, to bully your body into submission – no exercise or dieting required. So, for our luxe issue, we challenged beauty expert
Nadine Baggott to trial the new money-is-no-object treatments that can tackle any body issue you could possibly imagine – and a few you probably can’t!
The double- chin jab
Dream of magically melting the fat under your chin? Now you can with a new injection called Belkyra. This sounds scary, but it’s actually straightforward and there’s very little downtime. Three treatments over three months can give you a positively chiselled jaw. What’s more, the skin shrinks back, so you won’t be left with even an inkling of turkey neck.
how it works A series of injections target fatty areas and break them down using an acid found in bile that helps us digest food. It’s been used in the US for two years (where it’s known as Kybella).
our tester says Aside from a stinging sensation, it’s painless and it removes any diet-resisting chins. Clear your diary for a week after each treatment – you may end up looking bullfrog-like. Belkyra hits the UK in 2018 (see allergan.co.uk). From £250 for three sessions.