Jean Huang was injected with a deadly concoction of anesthetic and breast filler sending her into cardiac arrest on the operating table.
The idea behind fillers in general is that thanks to hyaluronic acid or collagen, whatever part of our face you feel needs plumping, can get plumped via injection and without needing to undergo surgery. While wanting fuller lips is hardly that shocking, earlobes as the newly-popular body part to get plumped, is a bit more surprising. In addition to being an anti-aging procedure, earlobe fillers are also for women who have worn super-heavy earrings and had their piercing holes stretched as a result.
According to a recent study, approximately one in three women who had at least one cosmetic treatment were motivated to pursue work due to a major life milestone — such as graduation among younger demographics. Forget gift cards, cash and college survival kits — a cosmetic treatment or plastic surgery may be the new “it” gift for a graduate. According to a recent study that explored women who sought cosmetic help beyond the beauty counter, approximately one in three women who had at least one cosmetic treatment were motivated to pursue work due to a major life milestone.
Yes, there is such a thing as the perfect pout. According to a new study, medical investigators have found the precise measurements for a woman’s ideal lip size. Turns a 1:2 ratio of upper to lower lip that made up about 10 percent of the lower third of the face was deemed most attractive by people viewing various proportions.
Venus dimples: The small indents that might appear on either side of the lower spine. Apparently they’re desirable — and women are forking out thousands to have them.
It’s a fact that cosmetic procedures are on the rise in the U.S. According to data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were carried out in 2015. The actress told Women’s Health magazine, according to People, “Years ago, I had my nose done. With that being said , if I DID get a nose job , (which I didn't) I would be shouting that from the rooftops as well ????
A recent Allergan survey revealed that more women are getting cosmetic and plastic surgery to not only look better but also to boost their self-esteem. But does it really buy happiness?
Social media is buzzing about how different Meg Ryan looked at the Tony Awards. But why is plastic surgery — more popular than ever — still shrouded in shame?
Catherine Zeta-Jones just told Good Housekeeping UK that she hasn’t gone “under the knife” yet — a vague statement that doesn’t mean much these days, considering the advanced state of laser and injection treatments.
“Do you see those two women sitting in the corner?” my Korean translator, a young woman in her 20s, asked me. The woman on the right more than her friend on the left.” We stared at two tall, slim, and elegantly dressed women with translucently pale skin who were quietly sipping their own lattes. “These are not natural Korean characteristics,” my translator added.
Best of all, the majority of treatments don’t require surgery, have little downtime, and can be done at your dermatologist’s office in under 30 minutes. The newest options, Kybella and CoolMini, are providing fat blasting relief for those with “tech neck.” For those with loose skin (lovingly known as waddles) near infrared skin tightening can help. Many doctors like Manhattan dermatologist Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, MD, are combining two or more treatments for optimal results: “I start with Kybella to get rid of the fat and move to near infrared to tighten.” If you’re ready to make a change, here are the seven best double-chin blasting treatments to try now: Kybella Who it’s best for: Patients with mild to moderate fat under the chin. Patients who are obese or who have a turkey neck that requires a lot of skin tightening should try other options.
Since you don’t typically associate such a prestigious award with the beauty counter, I had to call up the founder, Gregory Bays Brown, MD, to find out why this clinically proven skin care line took decades to develop. It was then that he learned that human growth factors — a family of hormones that expedite cell growth and division that is oftentimes confused with stem cells — first discovered in the 1960s but first synthesized in the 1980s with biotechnology, could make wounds heal faster.
Photo: Instagram Many women bring photos of celebrities to their hairdressers, so perhaps it’s no surprise they also bring them to their plastic surgeons. According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’s annual survey, 13% of plastic surgeons saw an increase in requests for celebrity procedures, a big jump from just 3% on 2013. The most desirable facial feature was Angelina Jolie’s lips. Next was Beyonce’s facial structure, Kim Kardashaian’s eyes, and Natalie Portman’s nose. According to the survey, 18% of the procedures in 2014 were performed on men.