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PRICEY PRO­CE­DURE: Li­po­suc­tion Most of us can squat un­til we drop yet still be left with flab and dim­ples. No won­der lipo is the num­ber one in­va­sive surgery for women over 40, even though it can run up­ward of $4,500. The pro­ce­dure in­volves in­sert­ing a stain­less-steel tube into fatty ar­eas and “vac­u­um­ing”out 5 to 10 pounds of fat from be­tween skin and mus­cles. Side ef­fects in­clude pain, numb­ness and pos­si­ble lumps and bumps.

AT-HOME HERO: A sea­weed-and-grape­fruit gel Sea­weed helps flush fat-pack­ing tox­ins while grape­fruit acts like a di­uretic to pull out ex­cess wa­ter to min­i­mize dim­ples. “Both in­gre­di­ents also have an­tiox­i­dant prop­er­ties that strengthen skin and main­tain healthy col­la­gen, so the legs and tush look more toned,” says Joshua Ze­ich­ner, M.D. Pick a cream with a mas­sag­ing ap­pli­ca­tor (like Ahava Min­eral Body Shaper Cel­lulite Con­trol, $50 for 6.8 oz., to in­crease circulation. Roll onto trou­ble spots twice a day for results in three weeks.

Jen­nifer Lopez SUR­VEY SAVVY TOP TROU­BLE SPOTS In a re­cent sur­vey, 97 per­cent of women said they dreamed of chang­ing a body part. Top­ping the wish list: 62 per­cent of women said they want to im­prove their thighs and 50 per­cent want a bet­ter butt

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