You’d be forgiven for serving the squint-eye to the non-invasive body-sculpting movement. Otherwise known as laser treatments that promise to do the job of liposuction, permanently zapping away 20-30 per cent of fat with no downtime or risks…cue eye roll. If there’s anything A Current Affair’s ‘Love Scam’ segment has taught us, it’s to not believe everything you read on the Internet.

So when a recent study came out announcing the body contouring market is expecting to reach a market value of over $1.1 billion by the end of 2022, we got curious. Do they even work? How do they work? And are there seriously no side-effects?