New Yorkers top searchers of ‘Brazilian butt lift’ surgery

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The procedure has grown in popularity over the past decade thanks to celebs like Beyonce’s ample rear ends.

NEW YORK (PIX11) — With another snowfall on its way, now would be the perfect time to start thinking about summer, right? What about a “Brazilian butt lift?”

Almost 400,000 New Yorkers researched Brazilian butt lifts on the website RealSelf during the cold winter months.

That number is three times the amount of other big cities like Los Angeles, Miami and Atlanta.

The “butt lift” involves fat from a person’s back or abdomen being transferred to their butt.
The procedure has grown in popularity thanks to the ample behinds of stars like Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez — leading some to get it done on the black market.
In January, a Mississippi woman was convicted on manslaughter after a woman she gave illicit butt injections to died.
A reputable plastic surgeon will charge between $8,000 and $12,000 for the procedure.