Considering Plastic Surgery? You’re Not Alone — Interest Hits a High in January

Elisabeth Kramer on 12 Jan 2015 at 5:00pm

MosaicIt’s that time of year when we’re all thinking about turning over a new leaf.

There are plenty of little changes we all consider — that new diet or exercise regimen, to read more and spend less — but at RealSelf we’ve noticed an interesting trend: a seasonal spike in traffic that suggests the new year has you thinking about a new you.

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New people flock to RealSelf at the beginning of the year on their journeys toward a more confident self — be it a big transformation or a small tweak. Whether it’s starting research for that nose job you’ve always wanted or sharing before-and-after photos of the breast lift you finally got done, you’re here and there are lots of you.

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January sees an average 20 to 30 percent rise in visitors as compared to the previous month. And what’s leading the charge? Brazilian butt lift, continuing the kind of interest we saw throughout 2014.

So if you’re considering plastic surgery, know you’re not alone. This is your time to find out what will make you take on the new year with a whole new perspective.