60% Of Men Say They Don’t Like Their Bodies

Danielle Lowe
By Danielle Lowe

Danielle Lowe is the Marketing Manager for ConsultingRoom.com, (www.consultingroom.com) the UK’s largest aesthetic information website. 


More than 60% of men admit to being unhappy with their bodies, but many are reluctant to take positive action to address the problem.

An independent survey carried out by body contouring specialists Cynosure asked almost 1,000 UK males: Would you consider a body contouring treatment to make problem areas (stomach, flanks and chin) less flabby?

The survey revealed that only 13.2% of men would consider using non-invasive body cosmetic treatments to shift stubborn fat. Exactly 15% of those surveyed didn't know what body contouring was.

Fiona Comport marketing communications manager at Cynosure says:

 

Despite the fact that male grooming is no longer a taboo area and men don’t think twice about popping into a beauty salon for brow shaping, spray tans and facials, many men still perceive body contouring as being predominantly female territory."

Are men embarrassed to attend a aesthetic clinic

This was reinforced by 8.2% of respondents, who admitted that they would be too embarrassed to consider body contouring. A further 5.8% divulged that they would undergo treatment but wouldn’t tell anyone, this answer was more common amongst the 45-54 age group.

Why are men embarrassed about receiving a body countering treatment

Instead, 26.8% preferred to stick to traditional methods such as diet and exercise to tackle problem areas.

Figures released by the NHS, however, highlight that eating disorders among males are rising, suggesting that men aren’t necessarily taking the most sensible approach to addressing stubborn fat.

Men in the 65+ age group were most happy with their bodies.

The full report is available at: https://sculpsure.co.uk/news-media/nearly-two-thirds-men-dislike-bodies-many-embarrassed-change/

The data was gathered in January 2018 via an online survey of 961 male respondents.

If you want to read more, the experts at Consulting Room really know what they're talking about and have put together some body contouring and fat FAQs just for you. 

If you have more questions, you can use the body contouring and fat questions feature to talk to our panel of trained medical experts. 

If you're keen to get started with any of these treatments right away then you're in luck - those clever folks also have a list of trusted, accredited body contouring and fat clinics in your area.

Many thanks to Cynosure who are is a leading developer and manufacturer of a broad array of light-based aesthetic and medical treatment systems.

Their products are used to provide a diverse range of treatment applications such as hair removal, skin revitalisation, and scar reduction, as well as the treatment of vascular lesions.

Their innovative products are used worldwide by practitioners, physicians, and aesthetic business owners to help enhance their offerings while providing the latest treatments to patients. 

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