Singing, dancing, and… nose jobs? A few months ago, Glee did an episode where two of its characters gave serious consideration to rhinoplasty (which we loved). Now it seems as though those same decisions are playing out in real life, too.READ MORE
A lot of people flock to the RealSelf boards to anonymously ask how soon after certain plastic surgeries they can have sex again. Still, there are others who have slightly more innocent inquiries, such as delilah who asks, “How long after a [rhinoplasty] procedure before [I] can make-out with my boyfriend again?”READ MORE
Are you someone who feels naked without makeup on? Rather than putting on a new coat each day, some women turn to permanent makeup, a form of facial tattoo that makes you appear as though you’re always wearing makeup, such as eyeliner, lipstick, and eyebrows.
The permanent makeup forum is fiercely divided on this procedure. With a Worth It Rating of 65%, there is a fairly even split between women who are pleased with their decision and others who regret it immensely. Let’s hear some of their pros and cons in their own words:READ MORE
Just when we thought the British mom who gave her 7-year-old a certificate for fake boobs as a birthday present was bad, we now find out the outrageousness is common in the U.S. Yesterday on the Father Albert show, "Kids Wanting Plastic Surgery" was the subject - and you'll be shocked at what they said.READ MORE
Denise Richards is everywhere this week hawking her new book, The Real Girl Next Door, regarding life, career and of course, her relationship with Charlie Sheen. In it, she also chronicles her fluctuating relationship with her breast implants.
Denise openly admits she failed to do adhere to a top RealSelf rule regarding cosmetic surgery, "Do your research." In a hasty attempt to undo her "unendowment" at 19, Denise had boob job #1.
Last week you viewed 5 nominees for the Cheesiest Plastic Surgery Commercial Award and voted for the one you thought was the worst. Now, the results are in!
With a 23% lead, the winner is....READ MORE
Before criminals complete their sentences and rejoin society, prison systems generally try to rehabilitate these inmates to ensure that they don’t become repeat offenders. Often times, rehabilitation means job training, life skills classes, drug education, or even therapy, but there is another, more controversial approach: plastic surgery.READ MORE
Everyone has their opinions on breast implants -- whether you've got them, want them, hate them, or just like to look at them. Because they're controversial, potential drawbacks are thrown around so frequently they become accepted as fact.
Here's the real scoop on 5 rumored "drawbacks" of breast implants:READ MORE
Those crazy and outgoing ladies from the Today Show, Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford, frequently tackle various issues that plague the skin with signs of age.
Today they discussed non-surgical options for uneven skintone, sun damage, melasma, and excess skin (stomach area shown). Exilis, the solution discussed for excess skin, was apparently done by the extroverted Kathie Lee. Although it is shown as a solution for the tummy, it can be used on other areas of the body.READ MORE
Some people will do just about anything to pay for plastic surgery, and Leighton Meester is learning this lesson the hard way. Leighton is suing her mother, Constance Meester, for using money she gave to take care of her brother’s medical problems on plastic surgery for herself. You don’t have to be a Gossip Girl-like fashionista to know that that’s in poor taste!READ MORE
With an empire built almost exclusively on her looks (because let's face it, the silbling squabbles on their show are pretty mundane), Kim Kardashian made a confession that could greatly affect her career.READ MORE
Vienna Girardi, best known for winning the affections of The Bachelor Jake Pavelka, underwent rhinoplasty last week and couldn’t be prouder. “I went through life questioning myself in the mirror, but my reflection smiles now!” she says.READ MORE
We searched "Plastic Surgery" on YouTube to see what we could drudge up. The results? Hundreds of Before and After videos and some of the cheesiest commercials you could possibly imagine. After hours of sifting through the good and the bad, let us now present:
The RealSelf Cheesiest Plastic Surgery Commercial NomineesREAD MORE
All good things must come to an end – even Pretty Hurts. After ten episodes, we’ve finally reached the season finale. For all of the lips, cheeks, and foreheads that Rand has improved, the one thing he hasn’t managed to fix is his relationship with his ex-life partner and current business partner, Curt. The pair kicks off the episode by squabbling in the waiting room in front of patients.READ MORE
Deciding to get plastic surgery is no laughing matter, but that doesn't stop our active tummy tuck community from making light of their very intense procedures. This photo and caption made our office LOL:READ MORE
#1: Potatoes cause acne.
High glycemic foods such as the potato have been proven in several studies to increase acne breakouts. According to Long Island City Dermatologist Jeannette Graf, a better option is a diet rich in fiber and whole grains.READ MORE
It seems like you can get anything for a discount on Groupon if you wait long enough. Your bike fixed, trapeze lessons, Botox, laser hair removal, lipo... Well, last week Parisians were offered half-off new boobs!
Yes, you read that correctly. Fifty-four percent off breast implants at a "private plastic surgery clinic," to be exact.READ MORE
After a week hiatus, Pretty Hurts is back and ready to inject semi-celebrities with freezers and fillers. Unfortunately, Curt is back, too, and has decided to institute a comment box in the office to obtain suggestions to improve the business. As I have a few constructive comments about the show, Curt, please see my comments below!READ MORE
Some of us have obvious and at times embarassing hair growth on our bodies. While laser hair removal is an increasingly popular solution, it is also costly and requires you have to expose intimate parts of your body to doctors and aestheticians. Now, there's an at-home option for those brave enough to zap themselves.READ MORE
As fans question what J.K. Rowling will do next for their beloved Harry Potter characters, the media has shifted cameras from now out-of-HP-work actors to the woman who could continue the enterprise.
She was glowing and glamorous at the London premiere last week, but was it all pride and primping? It's tough to recall what she looked like pre-Hollywood highlights. But it's hard not to notice a more even complexion, sans freckles; tight skin, and little eye baggage.READ MORE
Last week Megan Fox posted photos to her Facebook titled "Things You Can’t Do with Your Face When You Have Botox," likely to combat claims the 25-year-old is using the injectable to maintain her china-doll visage.
Now doctors are disputing the legitimacy of said photos, and say the wrinkles she has are as "natural" as her pout. To me, they look pretty realistic, but there is that weird arc shape...READ MORE
UK surgeons recently noted a visible rise in corrective surgery for cankles.
Now it seems surgeon-shy folks are finding cankle-fixing success with Nip + Fab's Tummy Fix. Darn you, Cheryl Cole, for having your fellow citizens so concerned over their ankle size.READ MORE
Saw this in Vancouver, BC at a "medical clinic" -- given the pain and recovery from Facelifts, I wouldn't want something that feels like one.
Maybe it needs to be taken with the "ONE Mushroom."READ MORE