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Does Coolsculpting Work on Love Handles?

Yes. Coolsculpting is a non-invasive body contouring treatment that targets fat deposits on your love handles that sits at the sides of the waist.

Love handles are one of the most difficult areas to lose weight naturally. Also called muffin top and flanks, this area of the body collects stubborn fat that is hard to diminish through normal means like diet or exercise.

Both men and women struggle with love handles. CoolSculpting will non-surgically reduce the fat in this area and help you slim down your figure.

Freeze away your love handles with just a few treatments with Coolsculpting in our NYC Med Spa! Schedule your no obligation consultation today. 

Please call JustMelt MedSpa today at 212-447-1155


Who’s an ideal candidate for Coolsculpting love handles treatment? 

Ideal candidates for Coolsculpting love handles treatment are active people who live a healthy lifestyle. Generally, this treatment is designed to help people tone and sculpt the stubborn flank and waistline areas of fat such as love handles.


The CoolSculpting procedure uses innovative technology to freeze fat in trouble spots. Research has revealed fat cells freeze at a specific temperature. CoolSculpting uses the exact temperature that safely freezes fat cells which allows your body to naturally eliminate the dead cells. The elimination process happens between one to three months and produces results of 20% to 25% fat reduction in the location where treatment is received. 

Side Effects of CoolSculpting

The following are temporary side effects experienced with CoolSculpting: 

  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Skin sensitivity
  • Bruising

Benefits of CoolSculpting

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Long-lasting results
  • Reduces the number of fat cells 
  • Dissolves stubborn fat cells in targeted areas
  • Natural-looking results
  • Low recovery time

The Cost of CoolSculpting

The cost of the CoolSculpting procedure is based on the area receiving treatment. Generally, the smaller the area the lower the cost for the procedure. However, there are other factors involved such as if multiple areas need to be treated to help create an overall natural look. The average cost for CoolSculpting ranges between $2,000 and $4,000.  

Frequently Asked Questions About CoolSculpting

What does CoolSculpting treatment feel like? 

During the treatment process, some patients experience mild tugging, pinching, pulling, tingling, aching, stinging and intense coldness in the targeted area. However, these sensations are temporary. 

How long does CoolSculpting treatment take?  

At Just Melt Med Spa, our doctors will create a customized treatment plan suited to your needs. Generally, treatment time is determined by the areas you want to be treated. Typical Coolsculpting treatment of love handles session are completed in 35 minutes. 

What results should I expect from CoolSculpting? 

Most patients see a 20% to 25% fat reduction in the targeted area after the first treatment session. However, you will see full results 1 to 3 months after your last treatment session. Sometimes results can take up to 6 months or longer depending on the natural body system that eliminates the dead fat cells. 

Is CoolSculpting treatment safe?  

Yes. CoolSculpting treatment has been cleared by the FDA to successfully treat various areas of the body by effectively reducing fat. 

Can I gain weight after CoolSculpting treatment?  

CoolSculpting is not a weight-loss treatment so it is possible to gain weight if you don’t maintain healthy lifestyle habits. However, if you do gain weight, it’s usually distributed equally throughout the body instead of stored in troubled areas that were treated with CoolSculpting.  

Are you ready to get rid of that stubborn fat? You can see improvements after your first session! Contact us today to schedule an appointment! 

CoolSculpting Before and After Photos

View before and after photos of patients who had CoolSculpting treatments:

Individual results may vary.


Call: 212-447-1155

We are conveniently located near Midtown at 30 East 40th Street, Suite 806 (between Madison & Park) New York, NY 10016. 

Are you ready to finally get rid of your love handles? Contact us to make an appointment and get started sculpting and toning your body today!