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Mother Gives 8-Year-Old Daughter Monthly Botox

Being a stage mom is bad enough. But being a stage mom wielding a needle to give your 8-year-old daughter Botox injections every three months? Well, that is just straight up insane. Beautician Kerry Campbell does this to daughter Britney, a beauty pageant enthusiast, and defends her actions saying she is actually a responsible parent. “What I am doing for Britney now will help her become a star. I know one day she will be a model, actress or singer, and having these treatments now will ensure she stays looking younger and baby-faced for longer,” she says. “More mothers should do it for their daughters… I wish that I’d had the same advantages when I was younger.”

Please, please, please stop the insanity. But it gets worse. Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Botox For Your Vajayjay?

  • Botox may help women whose vaginismus (vaginal spasms) prevent them from enjoying sex. And your vajayjay will look so much younger! [New York Daily News]
  • Networks like NBC, CBS and ABC won’t air commercials for the “female sexual aid” Zestra because it — gasp! — promotes pleasure for the ladies. Lie back and think of England, girls. [USA Today]
  • Kansas’ House of Representatives has passed a bill that would require the parents of a minor to consent to an abortion. Currently, parents in Kansas are required to be notified if their minor has an abortion. [KansasCity.com]

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Should 20-Somethings Be Getting Botox?

Over at The Huffington Post, Adrien Field, a young man in his early 20s, writes about getting Juvederm, an injectable line-filler to improve smile wrinkles—not, he insists, because he feels he’s aging, but rather because he’s genetically predisposed to nasolabial folds. Adrien knows women in their early 20s who have gotten Botox injections and his doctor confirms that it’s not uncommon to see men and women of Field’s age in his office: “It’s very interesting to see how — I’ve been in practice for 15 years — and the people coming in have been getting younger. If someone is in their late 20′s — it would almost be a case where normally I’d never have to do anything for someone that young, but if they happened to have spent time in the sun, if they happen to have very light skin, then it’s beneficial to do minor things: chemical peels, injectables, etc.” Keep reading »

Why I Stopped Getting Botox

Several years ago, I was using Botox pretty regularly. Then, I stopped. Last year, I went back for more of the Botulinum toxin that paralyzes the facial muscles of those looking to be line-free. When it didn’t work, I turned to Dysport, a similar product, which did work. But recently I decided I’m done with all that. Keep reading »

Quotable: Betsey Johnson’s Advice For The Future Frozen Faces Of America

“It’s a free country, it’s a free life, do what you want. But get a good doctor! For crying out loud, pay the money to have a good doctor!”

Betsey Johnson on Botox. If you’re going to stick needles in your face, at least follow her advice! [NYmag.com] Keep reading »

Quotable: Julia Roberts Has No Use For Botox

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“It’s unfortunate that we live in such a panicked, dysmorphic society where women don’t even give themselves a chance to see what they’ll look like as older persons. I want to have some idea of what I’ll look like before I start cleaning the slates. I want my kids to know when I’m pissed, when I’m happy, and when I’m confounded. Your face tells a story… and it shouldn’t be a story about your drive to the doctor’s office.”

Julia Roberts, “Eat, Pray, Love” actress and “practicing Hindu,” on Botox and plastic surgery in the new issue of Elle. There’s also this really sweet quote about having three children with her husband, Danny Moder. She says: “The children became the shooting stars of him, of that thing we have. How lucky we are that we love each other so much that we burst into three pieces.” I’m sorry, I can’t help but “aww” at that. [Elle via Huffington Post] Keep reading »

“Glee” Actress Admits To Getting Botox — Even Though She’s Only 18

Later this month, Filipino singer and actress Charice Pempengco will begin filming for “Glee” and she’s not just prepping for her role by memorizing lines. The 18-year-old admits she had Botox to make her “naturally round face” appear more narrow on TV. “All people will be anticipating how will Charice look? Is she good enough to pit against Rachel Berry? So of course there is tremendous pressure,” she told an interviewer. Somebody needs to tell Charice that “Glee” is a singing show, not a beauty contest. Unfortunately, it doesn’t surprise me that an 18-year-old thinks she needs Botox. Sometimes I think women use plastic surgery and injectables like Botox as a crutch even if they don’t “need” it, just because it makes them feel better. [AP] Keep reading »

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What’s Up With Mothers Who Encourage Their Daughters To Get Plastic Surgery?

Five years ago, British mum Deborah Higley had a boob job, increasing her bust from a 32A to a D. Her teen daughters, flat-chested themselves, shared a bedroom and would chat before sleep at night about how they, too, wanted breast implants. This year Deborah arranged for her 19- and 21-year-old daughters, Harriet and Rose, to increase their cup sizes as well — and their father covered the bill for all of this. For reasons completely unknown to me, the Higley ladies and their new bosoms posed together for the U.K.’s Daily Mirror newspaper. Keep reading »

Kim Kardashian’s Thoughts On Plastic Surgery

In news that should be a shock to absolutely no one, Kim Kardashian is now ready to admit that her picture-perfect look is not totally natural, and we’re not talking about concealer and beauty products here. So far, no scalpels have come near her body, but she’s dabbled with Botox:

“I’m totally not against plastic surgery. I’ve tried Botox before. That’s the only thing that I’ve done. I’ve never had my nose done. What’s funny about my nose, it’s my biggest insecurity. I always want to get my nose done. I went to the doctor, I had them take the pictures, he showed me what it would look like and it just didn’t — I wouldn’t look the same.”

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