Getting the butt of your dreams is, seemingly, easier than ever. With the proliferation of providers offering a variety of augmentation procedures, you no longer have to be genetically blessed with curves or spend hours perfecting a squat regimen. But there’s a dark side to the popularity of butt augmentation—illegal substances, unregulated facilities, and unqualified injectors are all too common and can have disastrous results.

If you’re considering butt augmentation, it’s important to do plenty of research and make sure you’re avoiding these major red flags.