Is it just me or does it seem like everyone has been obsessed with butts lately? Whether you’re looking for the best booty workouts or the ultimate in flattering jeans, it appears that everyone is constantly trying to find new ways to enhance their behinds.
Now, we all know the natural way to a great butt calls for hard work (read: tons and tons of squats.) But, with today’s ever-evolving beauty industry, the elite are finding shortcuts to get their ideal booty. The real question is, are these pricey treatments actually worth it?
In this week’s installment of Treat Yourself, Odd Mom Out’s KK Glick heads to the Joanna Vargas spa in New York City to put one of these body sculpting treatments to the test. The spa is beloved by celebs and Real Housewives. (Because of spa confidentiality reasons, KK couldn't get the scoop on which Housewives are frequent visitors to the elite spa, so we’ll leave that up to your own imagination.)
While at the spa, KK met with head esthetician Sarah Karaolides and decided to get "The Burn," a body-contouring treatment that uses radio frequency to trigger collagen production, ultimately tightening and toning the skin. On a quest for a "luscious" butt, KK decided to get The Burn done specifically on that area. “I come from a long line of skinny Irish people that have flat asses and they get diabetes,” she said.
To begin the $400 treatment, Sarah applied a cold gel onto KK’s butt. She then began massaging it with the hand tool, which gradually got hotter as the treatment continued. The hand tool shoots three rows of radio frequency through the subdermis to where the collagen is found in your skin, causing it to multiply. Sarah explained that this is the key to a toned and youthful appearance. “It’s the building block, you have to have collagen for the skin to look good,” Sarah said.
While KK didn't end up with a booty as similar to that of Amber Rose as she had hoped for, she did enjoy the experience. “I would put that wand on my whole body, from head to toe,” she said. You can check out KK's full butt-boosting experiece above.
For more of KK, tune into Odd Mom Out every Wednesday at 10/9c.
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