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Is It Possible To Get Rid Of Hip Dips? (Here’s The Unpopular Truth)

This post answers the question, “Is it possible to get rid of hip dips?” Discover what causes hips dips and 7 simple ways to improve their appearance with workouts, clothing, skincare, and more. 

Hip dips have become a hot topic in the last few years! The term hips dips (also called violin hips) refers to the inward curve at the sides of the hips just below the hip bones. Hip dips are a normal part of the anatomy, and how prominent they are depends mostly on the shape of your pelvis.

Some women have more prominent hip dips than others, and unfortunately thanks to social media’s unrealistic beauty standards, some people now consider hip dips to be a flaw.

At Cheeky Physique, we consider hip dips to be a normal, natural, and attractive feature of female hips – certainly not something to fret over. However, we do understand that some people may be  concerned about their appearance.

In this post, we answer the question, “Is it possible to get rid of hip dips?” We also share the causes of hip dips, and 7 ways you can improve their appearance.

What Causes Hip Dips?

hip diagram

A hip dip is a dip or an inward curvature that begins just below the hip bone and extends to the upper thigh, as its name indicates. You can easily see the hip’s contour when you look at it.

Hip dips are sometimes referred to as violin hips (which refers to the violin’s inward-curving appearance), hip dents, figure 8 hips, or shelf hips.

Depending on the breadth of your hips, the shape of your pelvis, the distribution of your body fat, and other factors, hip dips may be more or less noticeable. Additionally, they could be more noticeable if you’re wearing particular kinds of clothing.

Is it Possible to Get Rid of Hip Dips?

hip dip diagram

First off, it’s crucial to stress that having hip dips is completely okay! However, you might be curious to learn if it’s possible to lessen their appearance.

Fortunately, there are things you can do to make hip dips less obvious, even if you can’t completely eliminate them.

7 Ways to Improve Your Hip Dips

The following are our top ways to improve hip dips:

1. Embrace them

woman's holding hips

As we’ve stated before, hips dips are 100% normal and nothing to be ashamed of. You can have a wide pelvis and high hip bones as part of your natural bone structure. This will enhance the likelihood that your hips will naturally curve inward.

For other people, even if they have very little body fat, it can simply collect on their lower hips despite exercise and a healthy diet. Embrace your hip dips and quit attempting to alter your natural anatomy if this is you.

2. Cover them up

woman in red dress

If your body type causes a natural hip dip and you prefer not to show this off, you could attempt to cover it up.

Wearing the right clothing is the simplest way to conceal it – think free-flowing and loose-fitting outfits. Look for dresses that skim over your curves, A-line skirts, and bottoms with a looser fit around the hips.

3. Try hip pads

hip pads

Apart from investing in clothes that conceal the shape of the hips, you may want to invest in shaping garments that can correct the look of hip dips. Hip pads are to hips what padded bras are to breasts!

Hip pads work to shape your hips and enhance your curves, and are particularly useful if you want to wear tightly fitted clothing.

4. Work out

woman doing floor excercise

Building glute muscles, especially side glutes, can help fill out hip dips. Making a good training plan will be helpful if your violin hips are the result of excessive slack in the wrong places.

The best exercises for hips dips are ones that help tighten your waist, reduce hip flab, tone the muscles, and get rid of fat on the thighs to help smooth out the curve.

Recommended exercises include:

  • Side leg lifts
  • Squats
  • Glute bridges
  • Clams
  • Fire hydrants
  • Glute rainbows
  • Side lunge

It’s good to know that exercise might not do much good if your hips naturally curve inward and you are already in peak physical condition.

5. Butt vacuum

butt vacuume

Vacuum treatment is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure for stimulating tissue in your hips in a short amount of time. It molds and reshapes fat deposits and muscles, which can help reduce the appearance of hip dips.

Additionally, if your hip dips are caused by the skin being tethered to the deeper part of the thigh bone, vacuum cupping can help release this tension.

Because butt vacuum is non-surgical, results are semi-permanent and usually last up to 6 months.

6. Fat injections

hip diagram

Fat injections are one of the surgical techniques used to treat hip dips. With this technique, fat is injected into the hip dip area. The injected fat fills out the indentation to create the look of rounded hips.

Fat injections are performed by first using liposuction to remove fat from a different area of the body. The fat is then processed in preparation for re-injection into the hip dip.

7. Distract them

woman in bikini top

Tip #7 is our favorite! Sometimes distraction is the best solution. A final tip is to draw attention away from your hip dips and towards your best features.

We guarantee nobody will be looking at your hip dips when you are showing off a perfectly pert booty, sexy hourglass abs, or eye-catching cleavage!

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