Posts tagged "cosmetic procedures"

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 hi…
By: Leonora Epstein / October 28, 2010

Collagen Injections Not For Your Lips, But For Your Feet

Recently it seems that high heels are causing more trouble than ever. From all this news about stilettos causing health problems and ladies getting crazy foot surgery, you'd think that women would just give up and switch to flats. Alas, pumps will never go out of style, and ladies will never stop enduring…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 9, 2009

Is It Unethical Not To Disclose The Collagen In Your Lips?

For better or worse, plastic surgery—both in its most extreme (Jocelyn Wildenstein) and subtler (Megan Fox) forms—is fully entrenched in modern day society. In fact, Botox gatherings have replaced Tupperware parties, celebrities flaunt face-lifts on the red carpet and it’s become downright acceptable in plenty of circles. But no matter how you…
By: Erin Flaherty / August 4, 2009

When I Die, Can I Get Botox?

There's nothing wrong with wanting to look your best and taking pride in your appearance. But looking your best has been taken to a new extreme, as more people are opting to get cosmetic surgery and enhancements -- after they're dead. Morticians are getting an increase in requests in cosmetic procedures when it comes to…
By: Persia Ali / February 3, 2009

Girl Talk: Botox Is Worth It (When It’s Free)

A couple of years ago, when I was a freelance writer, I got Botox. I was working on a story for a women's magazine in the U.K. about "ageorexia" -- women in their 20's and early 30's who were getting anti-aging treatments and surgeries as a preventative measure rather than as maintenance. While I interviewed…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2008