FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
THE OGEE FAJA
The Ogee Faja is more than just a compression garment. During recovery, it has many functions to make a patient feel comfortable while protecting results. Here are a few frequently asked questions to help you along on your journey!
How long do I need to wear a faja after a BBL?
The Ogee Faja is designed to be worn 24 hours a day for the first six weeks after your surgery. After the first six weeks, it is recommended to continue wearing it for an additional six weeks, but only for half the day and sleeping without it at night. After the entire three months, please discontinue use. Wearing your faja longer than the recommended time can be detrimental to your results.
Can the Ogee Faja be used as a stage 2 faja?
The Ogee Faja can be used as a stage 2 faja because of its hook and eye design. The adjustable enclosure allows for continuous cinching along your journey!
Further, the garment should be altered by a tailor or seamstress to fit snug but comfortable throughout your recovery, starting about a week after your procedure.
Tip: If you find that your faja fits too loosely, even with alteration, you may want to consider a smaller size.
What sizes are available? Are there plus sizes?
Finding your perfect fit is easy - The Ogee Faja is available from XXS to XXL!
What are the benefits of wearing the Ogee Faja after a BBL surgery?
Wearing The Ogee Faja after a BBL surgery is instrumental because it reduces bleeding and swelling and aids in comfort during recovery. After surgery, there is space between your skin and muscle where fat used to be. By wearing The Ogee Faja 24 hours a day for the first six weeks directly after surgery, you are reducing the amount of fluid and swelling that can build up in that space. Further, The Ogee Faja provides comfort through compression and its functional fit, allowing patients to move around while feeling secure and comfortable.
How do I put on the Ogee Faja on?
When you wake up in the recovery room after surgery, your faja will already be on. Please wear The Ogee Faja the entire day. During your visit the day after your procedure, the nurses will help you remove your faja, switch your dressings, and teach you the proper way to put on and wear your faja, but also refer to our "How to put on your faja" video. The Ogee Faja was designed to fit snuggly but comfortably for three months following your procedure. You’ll want to completely unclip the faja, step in, and pull it on carefully, avoiding areas of discomfort.
Will I need to purchase a new faja when my waist begins to shrink?
You do not need to purchase a new faja, but you will need to start getting your faja altered by a seamstress about a week after surgery. Your body will begin drastically changing during this time, and to keep the perfect fit, you’ll want to make sure your faja has been tailored by a professional to fit your body. If you find that your faja is oversized even after alterations, you may want to purchase a smaller size. Tip: It’s ideal to have two fajas on hand after surgery so that you have extras to wear during laundering. After you’ve begun shrinking, you’ll also want to consider buying a third that is a smaller size.
How do I wash my faja?
Handwash your faja with a gentle cleanser and hang to dry.
What are the differences in the compression levels?
The Ogee Faja is revolutionary because of its varying compression levels and functional fit. Different levels of compression are essential after a BBL because areas that receive fat deposits will need less compression than areas where liposuction occurs. To ensure the perfect hourglass results, The Ogee Faja provides less compression around your buttocks, hips and legs, providing ideal conditions for new fat to adhere and survive. Simultaneously, The Ogee Faja will also give a tighter, secure fit around your back, waist and key area, creating a perfectly cinched waist.
Will I lose fat in the hips and butt if I wear the Ogee Faja?
The Ogee Faja will not cause you to lose fat in the hips or buttocks. It will actually help the added fat on your hips and butt to survive. Please be aware that your body will change dramatically within the first few days post-surgery. These changes are expected, and as long as you are wearing The Ogee Faja as directed, your results will be as anticipated by your plastic surgeon.
How do I know what's the right size for me?
What are Colombian Fajas?
Colombians invented the faja, and thus, have a comprehensive history designing and manufacturing it. Latin cultures also coined liposuction, making it the procedure we know today.