Neck & jowls 3 months post-op liposuction review

It has been 3 months and during these 3 months i have been wearing my hair up in a ponytail alot. There are 3 main reasons. First i workout alot, second the scar on my jaw has miraculously flatten out woohoo, third i am more confident of my new jawline and want to show of my neck! Thanks to Dr.Arthur Tjandra amazing traditional liposuction technique! If you do not know by now, you should google him fast because his rate is climbing faster than your stock market. ūüėõStill reasonable compare to your american or korean cosmetic surgeon or those bone shaping massage that just landed in our shore from korea. Would you trust any massage therapist who just been trained a few months to massage your jaw bone and holy cow shape it with their fingers. Hmmm..that sounds more dangerous to me.

Took progress pictures

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First pic taken when i look straight into my hp camera.

Second pic taken when i look down. Don’t know why it looked slimmer when i look down. Probably due to all the neck fats were gone.17-08-31-19-09-31-611_deco

Okay! 3 more months to go before i see my final result. I am still trying to wear my compression garment every night. I pull it off middle of the night when it got stuffy.

 

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Project Curvylicious Revamp: A year after tummy liposuction! Progress Photos

Think it is better to capture photos taken in the same thong and same position(except lighting). Sorry i am not professional photographer unfortunately.

I want a more define hourglass curves and i am thinking of wearing a waist trainer to make my waist smaller. Lets see if it works.

Getting more healthy conscious nowadays and reaping the benefits quite fast. Clearer glowing skin overall and flatter stomach. Fingers crossed hopefully my breasts fats won’t surrender!!!

The left photo taken on 30.11.16. The right photo taken on 08.06.17.

 

Will be updating more pictures here to keep track of my progress!

 

Jowls & Neck Liposuction: Two weeks Post Op

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Hooray! I think my smile is back to normal!

The jowl is still bigger on the right side but i have always had a bigger right jaw because of disproportionate muscle mass. I had actually asked Dr. Arthur Tjandra during operation if it can be make asymmetric by liposuction. His answer was no to my disappointment. However, it can be fix by botox.

 

Auspicious beauty beyond borders: Neck/ Jowls Liposuction at Elixir De Vie Singapore

“Changing your face can thus alter your life path, for the better or worse. It‚Äôs no wonder that some ardent believers in the ancient art of face reading have been subtly enhancing their looks not just for vanity but to boost their personal happiness and fortunes. Here are some attributes of a healthy, wealthy face that you may want to emulate.”¬†(Link: Click on the passage to read article)

  1. So is liposuction subtly enhancing our looks?

“In my case, it is quite subtle. Dr. Arthur’s traditional method of syringe liposuction¬†is¬†about 15 minutes short medical procedures under local anaesthesia that does not require an overnight stay. “

2.   So why not Accusculpt laser which is the latest craze in Korea? 

“Don’t be an¬†unwitting victim of media hype that surrounds all of these high tech gadgets involved in cosmetic medicine. This scam is being committed by the manufacturers, the surgeons that invest large sums of money to obtain them, and the media that will essentially perform an infomercial disguised as a news segment. They are telling you a lie of omission when they say it is ‘minimally invasive’. What they are not telling you is that liposuction, which is part of the surgical process in every one of these devices, is also ‘minimally’ invasive. Additionally, most of them involve some form of electromagnetic or sound energy (laser, vaser, radiofrequency, ultrasound) that all produce heat, enough to contribute to heat related injury of the tissues, including skin.

The most significant problem the marketing hype has created however, is the intentional transfer of importance from surgeon to machine. Prospective patients think that good results are gotten from the latest and greatest machine, and not from the skill and experience of the surgeon. This is a travesty and is leading to a higher rate of complications and poor surgical results.”

Armed with these two conclusion¬†i went to Dr. Arthur Tjandra of Elixir De Vie to get¬†rid of some¬†baby fat (30cc) that started to form jowls and double chin when i looked down. Not only that they are asymmetrical but when i smile they look so round. When i was a kid, i was deemed the very perfect chubby baby that everybody “geram” wanted to pinch. I still look at my 3 years old baby photo and think i wish i have a daughter that is so cute hahaha! Even now as an adult, superstitious aunts will look at me and say you have very good 5 features. I think it means the eyebrow, eyes, nose, lips, chin if i am not mistaken. I was born with auspicious look i guess. The look the mother in law wants for their son to make them ultra rich hahaha! Even fortune teller calls me ‘fu puo'(prosperous lady) Unfortunately, i begin to detest my chubbiness the older i get. I realised auspicious doesn’t mean beautiful. From what i was told, the standard of beauty differs from generation to generation and from culture to culture. The Romans love their women big and beautiful with rolls. The Brazilian and Spanish love their women with small waist but big thighs and bum they can smothers their face into. Mainland chinese love skinny lean body with legs i often referred to as ‘bird leg'(chiau kah). Guess their men are too lazy to peel the thighs apart.(:P) Of all these three cultures, they do not mind their women with chubby round face.

However, if you were to compare with Korea whose K POP STAR culture has great influence in the mainstream entertainment. They 100% prefer the V shape look  and thigh gap for men and women! If i were to go to a Korean plastic surgeon today, they will definitely offer to do masseter muscle and buccal fat removal for me. That is why i was not afraid my face might be too V from liposuction alone because the damn muscle is still there. Anyway, i guess i can have it botox to look less bulging.

The RISK OF JOWLS AND NECK LIPOSUCTION!

Of course there is risk involves no matter how small the surgery! Something i listened to Dr.Arthur with great alarm but decided to shove it aside just minutes from surgery.

There is risk to a temporary impairment or damage to some of the nerves providing muscular movement of the mouth and lips. This usually is pretty slight and other people do not notice it but the patient certainly do. If you’re willing to take that risk and deal with a temporary weakness on a corner of the mouth or lower lip for a number of weeks and possibly months they need to get better. It’s always a trade-off.

Personally i feel my smile is a bit crooked now or maybe my face is so swollen like chipmunks now that everything looks crooked in my eyes.

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For five continuous days (24hoursx5), i have been strapped in icepacks with compression garment like this. This is almost like having my jaw shaved kinda torture already. Icepack is a must to make the swelling and bruising go away. My bruising was greatly kept at bay by the icepack until it started appearing yesterday when i landed at the airport. This morning both of my buccal cheeks has a bit of yellowish bruising. Compression is very important for healing! Not only it is important for swelling but to tighthen loose skin. Do stock up on Yunnan Bai Yuan and start taking three days before operation up until the swelling and bruising go away.

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So deary, it is a 15 mins procedures but be ready to take a week off work so you can have your face strapped with icepacks and compression garments. Some patients i heard dare to wear they compression garments to work but maybe they are Malays and easily hide under their tudung! Maybe i should dress like Arab women for a few days. Pretend to be Ninja turtles! Haha!

I am really not in the mood for pictures but i forced myself to take some pictures for this blog. It was my fault, i did not produce any thumb drive for Dr. Arthur to save my videos for me.

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Picture taken 29.05.2017

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Picture taken 30.05.2017

I am very happy that the incision made by Dr. Arthur Tjandra is super micro tiny that is less than 2mm. It healed and closed up in less than 24 hours and leaves no scar! This is very important to someone like me who is very paranoid of scarring.

Now i should have more patience for the swelling to go down in a week i hope. The final result could be appreciated in six months like almost all kind of plastic or cosmetic surgery.

Stay tunes for more updates!

 

 

 

Maybe it is miracle, maybe it is Dr.Arthur Tjandra’s fat grafting!

Hey hey! I am feeling very optimistic. Just one of these lazy Sunday lounging at home. This time in my new Victoria’s Secret triangle bralette! Haha! Yeah i finally got one after they landed many months in our shore. Never have i imagine i would look good or feel comfortable in bralette. I was the type who was so self-conscious about my flat chest that i needed to wear a bra to sleep. How uncool is that?

Dr.Arthur Tjandra’s fat grafting has make it possible for me and many other women to have healthy body image without putting implants in our body. Not that i have anything against implants. I was considering breast implants too before i decided to give fat grafting a go. I think it is such a win win as i can get rid of extra pockets of fats and i don’t have to carry heavy silicone inside my body. I still can do strenuous exercise and go flying without worrying my implants will explode lol! I am not sure if it is true but sometimes it is some kind of stress to carry foreign items in your body.

I am excited about my third fat grafting and many more to come. I am also very excited to get rid of my double chin and jowls with liposuction. My arms are looking more natural and i am loving all the definition. I know it will be perfect when i get rid of armpits fats and upper back fats. I am already very pleased with the result.

Showing off my new unlined/unpadded/unwired bralette. Now it is possible for me to show off cleavage even lying down flat like this. No need to bend over to show cleavage lol!

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Elixir de Vie has make it possible for many ladies to feel confident in their own skin!

The man behind Elixir de Vie is no other than our honourable liposuction surgeon, Dr. Arthur Tjandra.

 

 

 

 

 

Looking forward to 3rd session of fat grafting to breasts

I had booked my flights to Medan for my third session. As the dates got closer i have so much on my mind. A little too delirious at the prospect of beautiful body within my reach. I am also considering liposuction on my neck and jowls this round. That alone cause my heart palpitations. Perhaps even add in fat grafting to face.

Anyway, i will share some pictures of how my breasts are doing. I am sure i have retained most of the fats as they are about to burst out of this bra i got from La Senza before my ¬†second fat graft. It is a size 70C. Either that or my upper back fats had grown lol! I know i have to abandon this bra once i get my third session done. I can’t breathe in it anymore. Anyway it is so ridiculous even under a spaghetti strap my niece said she will refuse to go out with me lol! However, i am trying it on now because this bra really highlights the breasts upper pole!

I am looking forward to meet the master sculptor again to complete my armpit and upper back liposuction! I have to say even my arms had healed nicely and in amazing toned shape that i think i will put some men to embarrassment. Come on where did all the muscles came from? I had no idea ¬†it was under all the fats until Dr. Tjandra sculpt it out! I know i wasn’t working out in vain.

Plus the clinic always bring me into total state of zen that i will treat it like my spiritual retreat.

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A bit of va va voom for the weekend and for once i am feeling the inner Jessica Rabbit ūüėõ

Rawr…….OK! Calm down..

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Happy Lunar New Year with happy body.

I saw this cute little number what they¬†call as bralette. I gave my boobies a treat. Comfy enough to sleep in. I’m curious how i look like in bralette. Its 2 weeks to 3 months since my second fat grafting to breasts.

I don’t think i lose any grafted fats at all. My breasts feel super firm. I googled to see why and it turns out breast density is because my breasts has more glandular and fibrous tissues more than fatty tissues. I start to envy those girls whose breasts feel like water balloon. Lol! Fingers crossed i will be able to do my third session. Breasts please cooperate! I promise to treat you right! Thinking out loud.ūüôä

Ok this is how i look like with just a thin layer. Still a far cry from what i had envisioned.ūüôą

Front view. Love the cleavage already!img-20170128-wa0001-1

img-20170128-wa0003The lower right breast which Dr.Arthur painstakingly try to inject more fats to expand the area is filling up fine! I’m grateful to him!

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Love the abdomen. Always stay flat now! Its 2 weeks to 3 months since the flank, love handles lipo. It didn’t bulge anymore.

Had this lingerie for awhile now. Bought it as my motivation to get my dream body. Now i’ll use it as a measure towards my dream body.

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Start the lunar new year with smaller waistline and bigger natural bustline!

Make it possible with Elixir de Vie!

Read more recent updates on Elixir de Vie blog!

Have peace of mind with the best liposuction doctor one can have! I fully recommend Dr.Arthur Tjandra!

Happy Lunar New Year 2017!

 

 

The Truth About Men and Women

After watching a movie, The Truth about Beauty and reading this article here ¬†in Psychology Today i begin to see why my female aesthetic doctor is different from male aesthetic doctor when they view my face or body. Why some beautiful girls ended up with some hideous men. Why some handsome men ended up with some hideous girls. ¬†For centuries, there is an embedded hope for a pretty woman to wish that their husband can end up a great scholar. It is every scholar’s dream that they will marry a beautiful maiden.

In my opinion, men’s appearance holds secondary importance to women. Whilst, women’s appearance holds significant importance to men. Well, women has tried to fight this notion a long time. Well lets try not to jump into feminist wagon this time. Give it a chance to accept that men are just wired differently. They are driven by vision. For a long time, me as a girl thought it is only love if a man can see beyond my outer beauty and love my inner beauty despite what happen to my outer appearance. It is fair to say, wealthy men always wonder if the girl truly loves them for who they are and not their status¬†or wealth. So if status and wealth is of greater importance to girl, will she leaves him when his inheritance dwindles?

My hopeless romantic self is kicking in again. I still choose to believe although all these can spark off romance. True love needs to be sowed and need sacrifice when all the conditions fade. Why do i use the word sow because it is easier to imagine love as a seed that needs to be planted (commitment) and effort to water it (love, cherish, kindness, understanding etcs.)

Upkeep of appearance still play an important part to maintain attraction. Acquiring of wealth still play a part in maintaining comfortable home. Honestly, stability is more important than great wealth. I think as a woman, it is important to upkeep appearance as to not to embarrass your man. If you are not someone who take big measure to go for invasive surgery. Then i guess you have to make more effort to slim down by going to gym and depend on make up with good fashion sense. As a man, it is important to take care of the family and not embarrass the wife where she has to slave herself to help you take care of home. But honestly i think it is easier to be a man! A good¬†girl¬†don’t really care about appearance and wealth. But i can’t even find a ugly man who don’t care about appearance haha. If their wife is ugly, they can resort to keep a mistress. Recently, a friend told me her poor cousin also manage to snag a mistress for himself. Wow! While it is easy to find a woman who is willing to slave for a man. I don’t read the bible nowadays but i recalled there is a story about the woman and serpent. How God cursed man to toil forever on earth and woman always will desire for the husband! A lot of women think by working up the corporate ladder and become successful like men will make it easier to control men. Somehow, women will always be women and men will always be men. Go figure out yourself.

Conclusion

Why you want to be beautiful? So that you can be more appealing to men!

Why you want to be more appealing to men? So that you can receive more love from men!

Why you want to receive more love from men? Coz you forgot you were cursed! LOL!

Just kidding!

Anyway everyone chooses their own path and journey. May we find our own answers in due time!

Happy 2017!