Having the right curves below the waist can balance out your proportions and help create the classic hourglass figure. For men or women with flat, deflated or sagging buttocks, a Brazilian butt lift can augment the posterior for a more youthful and eye-catching profile.

A Brazilian butt lift is a buttock augmentation procedure that uses fat transfer instead of implants to enhance the buttocks. Because the butt is enhanced using your own fat cells, this cosmetic treatment can create results that look and feel completely natural. As an added bonus, you can slim down your waist or thighs in the process!

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Francesco Campanile is highly skilled in creating natural-looking body contours for men and women alike. Whether you noticed a change in your figure following pregnancy, weight fluctuations or aging, or you never had the curves you want to begin with, a Brazilian butt lift may be the right option for you.

Top 3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. Dr. Campanile’s two decades of experiences have focused primarily on contouring the body for youthful, sexy and natural-looking results.
  2. Campanile Plastic Surgery also offers a range of nonsurgical body contouring options like UltraShape® Power and VelaShape™ III to enhance your results or work as standalone procedures.
  3. Dr. Campanile also offers a wide range of additional body contouring options, including abdominoplasty.

Your Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure

A Brazilian butt lift is a two-step procedure. Dr. Campanile will begin by using liposuction to harvest fat cells from the donor area. The hips, love handles or abdomen tend to be the most common donor areas, but in some cases, the thighs, upper arms or even back may work as well.

After the fat is harvested, Dr. Campanile will use a syringe to inject the fat cells directly into the buttocks. He will carefully transfer the fat into several places on and around the buttocks in order to create the most natural curves. Because not all transferred fat cells will survive, your initial results may appear more dramatic than your final results.

Recovery time after a Brazilian butt lift varies for each individual and depends on a number of factors, including the extent of your procedure and how your body responds to surgery. Most people return to work after about 2 weeks and resume more vigorous activities after about 6 weeks. Dr. Campanile will give you detailed post-operative care instructions to ensure a smooth and safe recovery.

The Best Results

Achieving excellent results means designing a cosmetic approach that suits all of your needs. Liposuction can also be applied to virtually any part of the body to streamline your new figure and help you get the most out of your butt lift.

Many women choose to include a Brazilian butt lift in a mommy makeover, helping them reclaim their youthful curves after completing their families. A Brazilian butt lift can also help restore your natural figure following major weight loss, especially in combination with post-weight loss body contouring procedures.

Dr. Campanile takes pride in custom-tailoring each procedure to meet the needs of the individual. He will work closely with you to help you achieve the figure of your dreams.


How much does a BBL cost?

There is no set price for a Brazilian butt lift, even when looking at a single surgeon or practice. The cost will vary based on everything from how much fat needs to be removed and purified to the current size of your bottom. To know what yours will cost, you need to schedule a consultation with Dr. Campanile.

How do I prepare for a Brazilian butt lift?

You will be given detailed instructions on how to get ready for your procedure when you schedule it. In addition to things like stopping smoking and avoiding certain medications, you should make sure your expectations for surgery are realistic and arrange for the help you will need during your recovery period.

Is a BBL painful?

As you would expect with most surgeries, there is some degree of pain involved. How this is experienced varies a lot between individuals. However, we create a pain management plan for all our BBL patients, covering pain relief medications, compression garments and clear instructions on what to avoid to prevent injuries or increased pain.

How long is Brazilian butt lift surgery?

The exact length of the procedure will depend on how much fat is removed and placed into the buttocks, as well as on any additional procedures performed on the same day. If you are getting a BBL alone, the surgery will likely take around 3-4 hours. 

Is the BBL recovery period difficult?

Assuming you have the help you need, your recovery period shouldn’t be too stressful. The hardest part of BBL recovery is avoiding sitting down for about two weeks after the procedure. Keep in mind that due to how the body reacts to surgery, you may feel a little blue those first few weeks, and this too can be a struggle. Don’t be afraid to reach out to us about any concerns you have.

Will there be scars after my Brazilian butt lift?

Yes, you should expect to have small scars from both the liposuction and the fat insertion into the buttocks. How these will look depends on how your skin heals. For some, the scars are pretty much invisible after a year, while for others, they can remain red for the long term. If you have scars on other places of your body, they should give you a good idea of what your scars from a BBL will look like.

Is a butt augmentation the same as a BBL?

No, these terms refer to two different procedures that enhance the volume of the butt. Butt augmentations rely on implants, whereas a BBL uses your own purified fat. We generally suggest a BBL over an augmentation unless the patient doesn’t have sufficient fat for transfer.

Where is the fat for a BBL harvested from?

Typically, fat is taken from the abdomen, lower back, waist, hips and thighs since these areas tend to be best for removing larger volumes of fat cells. Depending on the patient, we may need to harvest from more than one area to get the amount of fat needed.

Additional Brazilian Butt Lift Resources

Brazilian Butt Lift Buttocks Augmentation
Service Type
Brazilian Butt Lift Buttocks Augmentation
Provider Name
Dr. Francesco Campanile,
425 S. Cherry St., Suite #510,Denver,Colorado-80246,
Telephone No.303-345-7476
Denver, Colorado
Denver board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Francesco Campanile offers Brazilian butt lifts as a natural alternative to buttocks augmentation with implants.
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