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Say Goodbye to Love Handles with Fat Freeze

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Quick Summary: The Essentials of Fat Freezing

  • CoolSculpting/WellaFreeze: Freeze away unwanted fat with CoolSculpting, targeting stubborn areas like love handles and belly pooch.
  • Science of CoolSculpting: Utilizes cryolipolysis to freeze and eliminate fat cells, offering precise cooling for safe, effective results.
  • WellaMuscle: Sculpt and tone muscles with WellaMuscle, using EMS technology for intense muscle contractions and fat burning.
  • WellaMuscle vs. CoolSculpting: WellaMuscle builds muscle and burns fat, while CoolSculpting focuses on fat reduction through controlled cooling.
  • Treatment Efficacy: Both treatments offer long-lasting results, with WellaMuscle improving muscle tone and CoolSculpting reducing fat cells.
  • Choosing Your Treatment: Decide based on body goals – WellaMuscle for muscle toning, CoolSculpting for targeted fat reduction.
Researchers found that when the studies had measured fat reduction with a caliper, people lost an average of 14 to 28% of fat in areas treated by cryolipolysis

Introduction: Say Goodbye to Love Handles with Fat Freeze

Introducing Fat Freeze: A Solution for Love Handles?

Love handles, those stubborn pockets of fat, have led many to explore solutions like “fat freeze.” This procedure aims to freeze the fat cells in those areas, offering a potential remedy for this common body concern. But before you jump in, it’s crucial to consider the facts and approach fat freeze with caution.

Understanding the Reality: Research and Considerations

While the idea of freezing away unwanted fat may sound appealing, it’s essential to conduct thorough research and understand the potential risks and side effects associated with fat freeze. Our bodies are complex, and any procedure that affects them should be approached with care and consideration.

Prioritizing Your Health and Well-being

When it comes to addressing body insecurities, it’s important to prioritize your health and well-being above all else. Quick fixes may promise immediate results, but they may not always be the safest or most sustainable option. Take the time to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before making a decision that aligns with your overall health goals.

A decrease in metabolic rate means that more fat gets accumulated at the belly (a.k.a. beer belly), as well as the stubborn love handles

First Things First: What are Love Handles?

What are love handles?

Ah, love handles, the timeless classic in the world of body insecurities. But what are they, you may ask? Well, according to the medical experts over at Medical News Today, love handles refer to any weight that may have accumulated around the sides of an individual’s waist, and may also be visible.

Why do we call them love handles?

So, there you have it, folks. Love handles are just a fancy way of saying that you’ve got some extra cushioning around your midsection. But why do we call them love handles? Well, some people may find them attractive or endearing, and they may also serve as a convenient place to hold on to during intimate moments.

The bright side of having love handles

But fear not, for as long as you’ve got love handles, you’ll never be alone. They’ll be there to snuggle up with you on the couch, keep you warm during the winter, and provide a comfy pillow for napping on the go. So, don’t let anyone tell you that you need to get rid of them. Love your love handles, and they’ll love you back.

Love handles can also lead to poor posture, lower back pain, and difficulty performing certain physical activities.

Why Do We Need to Worry about Love Handles?

What causes love handles?

Love handles, those pesky pockets of fat that cling to the sides of our waistlines, are not just a cosmetic concern, but can also have serious implications for our health. According to the experts at Healthline, the underlying cause of love handles is fat retention, which can occur when we take in more calories than we burn through physical activity.

What are the health risks of love handles?

Carrying excess weight, particularly around the midsection, has been linked to a variety of health issues, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. Love handles can also lead to poor posture, lower back pain, and difficulty performing certain physical activities.

How can you get rid of love handles?

But worry not, for there are steps you can take to reduce your love handles and improve your overall health. Some of the most effective ways to lose fat and tone your muscles are eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly, drinking plenty of water, and getting enough sleep. You can also try some specific exercises that target the oblique muscles, such as side planks, bicycle crunches, and Russian twists.

While spot-reducing fat in a specific area may not be entirely possible, you can still work on reducing overall body fat through a combination of regular exercise and a healthy diet

Why is It So Hard to Get Rid of Love Handles?

The challenge of losing love handles

Ah, love handles. The bane of many people’s existence when it comes to trying to shed unwanted weight. But why is it so darn difficult to get rid of them? Well, according to the experts over at Men’s Journal, it all comes down to the muscles beneath the love handles – or lack thereof.

The role of the oblique muscles

You see, the muscles under your love handles – specifically, your obliques – are relatively thin and won’t bulk up like other muscles in your body. This means that even if you’re doing targeted exercises to try to tone up that area, it may not be enough to make a significant difference.

The solution for reducing love handles

But fear not, for all hope is not lost. While spot-reducing fat in a specific area may not be entirely possible, you can still work on reducing overall body fat through a combination of regular exercise and a healthy diet. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a great way to burn fat, and exercises like planks and side crunches can help to tone up your core muscles, which may help to reduce the appearance of love handles over time.

It's important to choose a reputable provider who is properly trained and licensed to perform the fat freezing procedure

How Does Fat Freeze Work?

What is fat freezing?

If you’re looking for a non-surgical way to get rid of stubborn fat, you might have heard of fat freezing. But how exactly does it work? According to a BBC article, fat freezing is a cosmetic procedure that uses freezing temperatures to destroy fat cells and rid them from the body.

How is fat freezing done?

During the treatment, a device is placed on the targeted area, such as the love handles, and the skin and fat beneath it are suctioned into the device. Then, the area is exposed to very cold temperatures, usually between -11 to 5 degrees Celsius, for about 35 to 60 minutes. This freezes and destroys the fat cells, which are then gradually eliminated by the body’s natural processes over the course of several weeks or months.

What are the benefits and risks of fat freezing?

Fat freezing is considered a safe and effective way to reduce unwanted fat in specific areas of the body. It can help to improve the appearance and contour of the body, and may also boost self-confidence and satisfaction. However, like any cosmetic procedure, it also has some potential risks and side effects, such as bruising, swelling, numbness, pain, or infection. It is important to consult with a qualified professional before undergoing fat freezing to ensure that it is suitable for your goals and health condition.

Fat freezing works by exposing the area of skin where the fat cells are located to extreme cold temperatures, usually between 0 and -8 degrees Celsius

How Effective is Fat Freezing Actually?

How effective is fat freezing?

If you’re considering fat freezing, you’re probably wondering how effective it is. According to clinical studies, fat freezing can reduce subcutaneous fat by up to 25% after just one session. That’s a significant reduction, and it’s no wonder why the treatment is so appealing to clients who want to reduce their body fat and see results quickly. However, it’s important to keep in mind that the effectiveness of the treatment can vary depending on the individual and the area being treated.

What is Wellafreeze 360?

Wellaholic’s Wellafreeze 360 is a fat freezing or cryolipolysis treatment suitable for both men and women looking for weight loss and fat reduction. This treatment is particularly effective for individuals who have a reasonable amount of fat in areas such as the flanks or love handles, stomach or abdomen, belly or tummy, back, thighs, arms, and chin.

How does Wellafreeze 360 work?

During the Wellafreeze 360 treatment, a handheld device is used to freeze and destroy fat cells in the targeted areas. The cold temperature penetrates the skin to reach the fat cells, which are then crystallized and eventually eliminated by the body’s natural processes. The procedure is non-invasive and does not require any downtime, allowing individuals to resume their normal activities immediately after the treatment.

What are the benefits and limitations of Wellafreeze 360?

Both WellaFreeze 360 and WellaFreeze has a high success rate and is very effective for removing areas of fat from the body. However, it is not a miracle cure, and one should not expect a full removal of fat. It is also important to continue to maintain a healthy diet and exercise to augment the WellaFreeze Fat Freeze process. The process is such that the target areas of the body (with stubborn fats such as the lower abdomen, the back, inner thighs and even under the chin) with its accumulated fats can be targeted with fat freeze. The applicator is applied to the chosen area. The applicator uses a vacuum to suck the excess fat into the applicator cup. The cooling technology then lowers the temperature to sub-zero temperatures, sometimes to as low as minus six degrees! This process crystallises fat cells and works its magic.

. Paradoxical adipose hyperplasia is a rare side effect of Coolsculpting and occurs when the treated area develops an increase in fat instead of a decrease, which can be frustrating for those seeking a non-invasive way to reduce fat

Can Fat Freeze Get Rid of Cellulite?

What is the evidence for cryolipolysis?

Cryolipolysis, also known as CoolSculpting, is a cosmetic procedure that uses freezing temperatures to destroy fat cells and rid them from the body. But how effective is it? A 2015 review published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery analyzed 19 previous studies of cryolipolysis to find out.

How much fat reduction can cryolipolysis achieve?

Researchers found that when the studies had measured fat reduction with a caliper, which is a tool similar to a ruler, people lost an average of 14.67 to 28.5 percent of the fat in areas treated by cryolipolysis. When the studies measured the fat reduction with ultrasound, people lost 10.3 percent to 25.5 percent.

A separate 2015 review published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal that looked at 16 studies, reported that people had an average fat reduction of 19.55 percent.

What are the limitations of cryolipolysis research?

The study’s authors emphasize the need for longer-term data on the procedure. Most of the studies included in their analysis were small and did not compare the results of CoolSculpting against results people would get from other cosmetic procedures or lifestyle changes. Therefore, more research is needed to determine the safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of cryolipolysis in different populations and settings.

Studies have shown that a single session of fat freezing can result in a 20-25% fat reduction in the treated area

Can Fat Freezing Help Reduce Love Handles?

How does fat freezing work?

Fat freezing works by applying a device that cools down the fat cells in the targeted area to a temperature that causes them to die. The dead fat cells are then naturally eliminated by the body over time, resulting in a slimmer and more contoured appearance.

What are the results of fat freezing on love handles?

Studies have shown that a single session of fat freezing can result in a 20-25% fat reduction in the treated area. In a study that measured the reduction of fat on love handles, it was found that after 2 months, the average reduction of fat was 20.4%, and after 6 months, it increased to 25.5%. This shows that fat freezing can have a lasting and significant effect on reducing love handles and improving body shape.

During the fat freezing treatment, individuals may experience a cold sensation, tingling, or pressure due to the suction. However, the procedure is generally considered to be painless and non-invasive

What to Expect in a Typical Fat Freezing Session?

What happens before and during the fat freezing treatment?

Before the treatment, the targeted area is marked and a protective gel pad is placed on the skin to protect it from the cold. The fat freezing device is then applied to the skin, using suction to draw the targeted area into the device, where it is exposed to the controlled cooling temperature for a specified period of time.

During the fat freezing treatment, individuals may experience a cold sensation, tingling, or pressure due to the suction. However, the procedure is generally considered to be painless and non-invasive, and there is no need for anesthesia or downtime afterward.

What happens after the fat freezing treatment?

After the treatment, individuals may experience mild discomfort, numbness, or redness in the treated area. These side effects typically subside within a few days, and there is no need for any special aftercare. Results of the treatment may take several weeks to several months to become noticeable as the body naturally eliminates the damaged fat cells over time.


We’ve reached the end of our journey exploring the incredible world of fat freeze. Throughout this blog, we’ve delved into the ins and outs of this innovative body contouring treatment and discovered its effectiveness in saying goodbye to those stubborn love handles. From understanding how fat freeze works to discussing the benefits and considerations, we’ve covered it all. Wellaholic is here to guide you on your body transformation journey, providing you with the latest fat freeze technology and expert advice. With fat freeze, you can finally achieve the sculpted physique you’ve always desired, bid farewell to those pesky love handles, and boost your confidence. So why wait? Say goodbye to love handles and embrace a more confident you with fat freeze at Wellaholic. Get ready to love the way you look and feel in your own skin.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What Makes FDA-Approved Cryolipolysis Different from Other Fat Reduction Techniques?

Answer: FDA-approved cryolipolysis, like Wellafreeze 360, stands out due to its non-invasive nature and the use of controlled cooling to target and eliminate fat cells. Unlike traditional methods, it requires no surgery and minimal downtime, making it a preferred choice for those seeking a safer and more convenient fat reduction solution.

2. Is Fat Freezing Suitable for Everyone?

Answer: While fat freezing is effective for many, it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution. Ideal candidates are those close to their desired weight but struggling with stubborn fat areas. It’s not recommended for individuals with certain health conditions. Consulting with Wellaholic’s specialists is advised to determine suitability.

3. How Long Does It Take to See Results from Fat Freezing?

Answer: Results from fat freezing treatments like Wellafreeze 360 can vary. Typically, initial changes may be noticed as early as three weeks post-treatment, with the most dramatic results appearing after two months. The body continues to flush out fat cells for up to four to six months after the session.

4. Can Fat Freezing Help in Weight Loss?

Answer: Fat freezing is primarily a body contouring treatment, not a weight loss solution. It reduces fat layers in targeted areas, improving body shape and contour. For overall weight loss, a combination of diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes is recommended.

5. Are There Any Side Effects or Downtime Associated with Fat Freezing?

Answer: Common side effects include temporary numbness, redness, swelling, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, or pain. These are generally mild and resolve quickly. There’s minimal downtime, allowing most individuals to return to normal activities immediately.

6. Can Fat Freezing Be Combined with Other Treatments for Enhanced Results?

Answer: Yes, combining fat freezing with other treatments like RF therapy or muscle toning can enhance results. Wellaholic offers a range of complementary treatments that can be tailored to individual needs for optimal body contouring outcomes.

With over 8 years of experience in the aesthetics industry, I am passionate about enhancing beauty and wellness through innovative, science-based approaches. As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I am committed to delivering exceptional services that are tailored to each client's unique needs. My expertise spans across advanced skincare treatments, body sculpting, hair removal services, and nutritional supplements, all aimed at helping clients achieve their personal best.

Serene Chiam, Aesthetic Director

Serene Chiam, the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, an acclaimed Aesthetic Chain in Singapore, brings over a decade of expertise in the aesthetics industry. With a Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) and CIDESCO certifications, she expertly combines scientific knowledge with practical skills. Serene is known for her personalized approach to beauty, ensuring each Wellaholic client’s journey is unique and transformative. Her significant contributions have been pivotal in establishing Wellaholic’s reputation for excellence in aesthetic wellness.


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