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Velasmooth Does Not Work

Like many women I'm willing to try anything to get...

Like many women I'm willing to try anything to get rid of cellulite but Velasmooth - which I did exactly as required - did not work.

The technicians were reluctant to show me the before and after photos they did because frankly, we couldn't tell which was which. I did lose centimetres around my thighs which I didn't know would happen but I can do that with exercise and diet. I was very hopeful and optimistic but I should have known it wouldn't work - check out all the before and after photos on the internet; they are the same 2 or 3 sets of photos for all sites.

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I commented on this thread four years ago after I got my first Velashape treatment. It actually did work to smooth out the cellulite on my hips and thighs and butt appeared to be lifted. The problem is that once I stopped with the treatments, the cellulite came right back. Unless you're planning to do follow ups after the initial appointments, it's a total waste of money.
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Thank you for posting this info MichelleS, it is so helpful to hear from people long after their treatments. I would love it if you would write a review since you are 4 years out.

Also, for those still looking for a cellulite treatment you might want to check out what the people in our Cellulaze community are saying. So far the people who have posted reviews are having really positive experiences.

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I just spoke with sales representatives from the company! He wants me to pay $35000 for ValaSmooth Machine or $60000 fro VelaShape!The Company seams is doing pretty good by selling them! Thank All of You for shearing info, I am not going to buy and tell people thats works great:( In 2011 company sold 35 000 machines!!!
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If it really works how come there is not a 100% money back guarantee? How come the mfg does not stand behind its product and neither do the laser centers. Yes they may offer to give you a few extrat treatment for free and that is it. If you are not happy with your results, which in most cases is 0 results, then you are SOL.
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I agree with John. Velashape does work. I myself are a therapist working with the Velashape and I've had AMAZING results with my clients, In fact they often keep coming back for more treatments. But as John said, I believe it does depend on the therapist administering the treatment. If you don't follow the protocols and do a good job, then the results are not going to show! Ask your therapist to show you before and after photos of their previous clients and get a phone nr. or 2, and call the previous clients to see if they would recommend it. I have not had a client that didn't show results.
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What do You think about Vala Smooth machine?
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Yes, once again don't waste your money on any of the Vela treatments. Report the center you used to the ripoffreport website.
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it did NOT work, save your money, you should have read this first. If anything it feels like a hot massage. Save money for lipo or get thermage this is a waste.
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I just recently went to a free consultation at AMERICAN LASER CENTER.The person I spoke with said that i had tp get the 10 treatment package for $2750.If I sign for it that day,I would get a 20% discount plus $100 off.So the total was $2100.I put $300 down,and now since I see all these post of the treatment not working,I am worried now.Since everyones body is different,should I still try it?Does it really work?
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My Lord. Just when I thought I finally found something to cure this cellulite. I go on Thursday for my first treatment. Is there anything out there to help. I did research on this product and from what I have learned it's the only FDA approved method for cellulite
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I spent $1,800 for a 4-session treatment and received 7 free treatments. In total, I had 11 treatments with very minimal results. It was a total waste of money. I am disgusted with the people who try to sell these treatments to women, especially when they know the results are not typical. What a rip-off!
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I had 14 sessions and it actually caused some pooling on one of my knees and in the shin of another leg it looks terrible and its been almost 2 years since I had it done - it doesnt work
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Hi Diana, VelaSmooth and Endermologie are different procedures. Have a look at this professional Q&A page (Is VelaShape better than Endermologie?) and it might help answer your question. Cheers, --Sharon
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I am so confussed. I have done treatments ENDERMOLOGY is it the same ? Which is better? HELPPPP
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By the way i've been doing the caffeine baths along with lunges, if i see any difference I'll post it here. :)
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wow, thank you so much for all your comments/advice. Yeah i asked many people and they all said that in order to work you have to do exercise as well and diet,so...if you have to exercise n diet, what do you need vela for...? And still heard doesn't work. so i didn't do it. When i told the clinic they say it depends on the doctor's hands and tried to convince me but still didn't do it. I'm happy to have saved $2500 they were charging me. Thanks to everybody. Now other method...has anyone tried this one?: Sculptor Body thanks. the cost is basically the same
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I hope you all get your money back!! Anyone that wants to include your name along with mine to a letter I am sending to Syneron, to request a refund, please feel free to email me. Yes all I got from vela were bruises and oh yes I am also out thousands of $$ too.
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I did a total of 12 sessions, the center gave me 6 free when saw no results. Nothing. Absolutely nothing but the heat/hot and pain from it. I requested my money back. Perhaps it is the technicians but they said they were aware of Dr's protocols above. It did not work.
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Hi i had two sessions of velashape and i still didnt see any difference but i am planning to do more then 12 sessions my cellulite is very very bad and i had it since i was 13 i am 33 now, my weight is 58 kg and i am 161cm tall. Its about time to get rid of it . But sorry expecting results in only 6 sessions is just not realistic, i will keep you updated with the results wish me luck. The cost in my country is $ 1500 and if i need more sessions they will be discounted.
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Ask a board certified plastic surgeon what your options are now that you have tried mini lipo and it did not work. Possibly regular liposuction? I understand what it feels like to spend a lot money and get 0 results.
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i had mini lipo it did nothing for me!
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Get a free consultation from a board certified plastic surgeon. Ask the doctor what will work best in his/her opinion for you. Get a professinal opinion. I am going to see one soon am thinking of the mini lipo, but will see what the doctor says. Good Luck!
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wow.. thank you so much for your feed back.. im going in for my apt. to tell her to lower the fee and to get my money back if i dont see positive results.. i had miso and minilipo both did nothing.
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I did not do it.. i took the advice of the majority.... however i still have issues with my BODY.. WHAT WOULD ANYONE RECOMMED FOR CELLULITIES!!!!!!!
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You WILL bruise and Vela will not give you the results you are looking for. Don't waste your money on this. Have lipo instead.
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