Posts tagged "plastic surgery"

And Your New Body Insecurities For 2014 Are …”Bingo Wings” And “Buffalo Humps”

A big shoutout to the Daily Mail for coming up with fun and creative ways to body shame. A new survey -- done by ... oh, does it even matter? -- found that "bingo wings" and "buffalo humps" were among the most rapidly increasing cosmetic treatments. "Bingo wing" and "buffalo hump" sounds like an indie…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 8, 2014

9-Year-Old Khloe Kardashian Overheard Her Mom Saying She Needed A Nose Job

"She didn’t mean harm, but when I was around nine I overheard my mom telling her friend I needed a nose job. I was shocked; I hadn’t even thought about it. I’ve grown into my face, but I’ve had makeup artists tell me, ‘You should get a nose job.’ I’m so happy that I never…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2013

Plastic Surgeon Transforms Adopted Daughters In Walking Advertisements

Orange County plastic surgeon Michael Niccole feels not the least bit apologetic about nipping and tucking his adopted daughters Charm and Brittani, starting at the age of 10, on a regular basis. "They've lived in the world of cosmetics, so they understand the importance of  looking and maintaining your beauty for the rest of their…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 13, 2013

RIP Society: Sydney Leathers Is Getting Labiaplasty, Selling Excess Labia Skin Encased In Lucite

It's been a few months since we've heard from Sydney Leathers, sexting pal of Carlos Danger/former New York City mayoral candidate Rep. Anthony Weiner, and she's back with a bang!  According to an extremely creepy dude on TMZ, Miss Leathers is getting labiaplasty on her vulva and will auction off the excess labia skin encased…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 26, 2013

New Breast Implants Contain A Microchip And Now They’re Smarter Than You Are

Breast implant technology is growing by leaps and bounds (just like those cup sizes, I know you bros hear me), and a company called Establishment Labs has announced its latest innovation: a breast implant with a microchip that would make medical care significantly easier for implant havers. The Motiva Implant Matrix Ergonomix (name of implant, not a blender a…

By: The Gloss / October 21, 2013

“Chipmunk Cheeks” Are The New Way To Look Young

Remember in middle school when you thought you had "chipmunk cheeks" and hated yourself for it? Well, your face was prime real estate! Celebrities are paying upwards of $1,000 a pop for cherubic contours like yours. According to the UK's Daily Mail, "baby face" becomes your personal fountain of youth when you start to get older…

By: Claire Hannum / October 1, 2013

Evening Quickies: Lindsay Lohan’s Half-Sister Ashley Horn Has $25,000 In Surgery To Look More Like Lindsay

It's bad enough that Lindsay Lohan's estranged half-sister Ashley Horn shares the same DNA as their dad, Michael Lohan. But according to In Touch, this poor girl has actually sunk $25,000 into plastic surgery to better resemble her celebrity sis. [In Touch] Clarissa explains it all about how Melissa Joan Hart used to love Ecstasy,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 25, 2013

Julie Chen Got Plastic Surgery To Look Less Asian Due To Racial Pressures

Julie Chen got plastic surgery to look less Asian after blatant racial pressures from her agent and co-workers jeopardized her success. I read this story this morning and was brought to tears because it is so effing depressing and obviously, Julie Chen isn’t the first or last Asian woman to experience this crap! Read more

By: College Candy / September 12, 2013

This Guy Is A Real-Life Superman

A Filipino man by the name of Herbert Chavez loves Superman so much that he’s had 19 surgeries to try to become Superman. And Chavez is by no means finished. Really. He’s even had abdominal implants — apparently that’s a thing. Chavez makes a habit of strolling around his neighborhood streets decked out in full-out Superman attire,…

By: Claire Hannum / September 12, 2013

WTF: A Plastic Surgeon Staged A Runway Show Of His “Designs” At Fashion Week

As if fashion week weren't problematic enough, what with the parades of drastically thin models and shameful lack of racial diversity, now a plastic surgeon has set up a runway next to the tents at Lincoln Center to stage a show of his "designs," AKA cosmetic surgery patients, AKA human beings. Yep, the show wa…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 11, 2013

So, Are Facelifts A Complete Waste Of Money?

The results of the first-ever survey of attractiveness from cosmetic facial surgery are in and it's not pretty. According to The Journal of the American Medical Association, face, brow, and eye-lift patients looked only three years younger with an insignificant increase in attractiveness. How does one measure something so objective, you ask? Isn't beauty, like, in the…

By: Alyson Penn / August 2, 2013

5 (Scary) Things To Know About Exploding Breast Implants

New thing to be afraid of: exploding breast implants!  The trauma is not unheard of, but the particular way in which one Beijing woman’s implants combusted just might be. After lying on her stomach for four hours playing a game called Dragon Summon on her phone, the woman experienced severe pain in her chest and…

By: Mary Odell / June 30, 2013

14 Plastic Surgery Secrets Revealed

There are so many things you thought you knew about plastic surgery, but didn't. Starting with... Plastic Surgery for Tweens. The number of children opting for cosmetic procedures has risen dramatically over the past decade. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 160,000 children had cosmetic procedures in 2008. But in 2010, that…

By: TruTV / June 22, 2013

Thanks To George Clooney, Ball-Ironing Is A Thing Now

George Clooney: Sexiest man alive and itinerant ball ironer. Yes, that's right, George Clooney (pictured joyfully showing off his scrotal superiority) has sparked a new trend in testicle management, telling the Italian magazine Max that he'd had his balls "ironed out." This isn't the first time he's mentioned de-wrinkling his testicles -- he made a…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 11, 2013

Lisa Rinna Had To Get Silicone Removed From Her “Hard” Lips

"I did it with my best girlfriend, so she and I go and we get our lips done. Fine. I have it like that for my whole career, right? So then cut to a couple of years ago, I have a doctor remove as much as they possibly can because it got to the point…

By: Rachel Krause / March 19, 2013

Boise Man Wins A Free Boob Job, Can’t Figure Out What To Do With It

It's always uncomfortable to receive a gift you don't want. You remember your childhood birthday parties. Just smile and say thanks for the Barbie you already have! Boise man, Andy Thompson, found himself in an extremely awkward position when he won a $3,000 voucher for breast augmentation surgery. For Mardi Gras, a local bar wa…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 20, 2013

TLC’s “Plastic Wives” Will Feature A Woman Who Keeps Her Labia In A Jar

Oh, heeyyy. What's that? TLC has a new amazing show coming down the pipelines? Oh, yes they do. The channel whose womb I want to crawl into, is bringing us "Plastic Wives," a series about the wives of some of the most high profile surgeons in Beverly Hills. "Underneath all that plastic are the wrinkle…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 15, 2013

UK Cracking Down On Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

The United Kingdom is seeking stricter regulation of cosmetic surgery procedures, including an proposed ban on "free consultations" and "two-for-one" plastic surgery deals, as well as two stages of written consent. The regulations follow a scandal last year, where almost 50,000 breast implants manufactured in France were found to contain industrial grade silicone, instead of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 3, 2013

Another Fake Doctor Accused Of Injecting Hazardous Stuff Into Butts

Liliana Coello, from Queens, NY, is another fake doctor accused of administering hazardous butt injections. Coello, 39, allegedly charged her victim a discounted rate for a series of procedures that resulted in an infection that will "pose a life-long issue." Prosecutors report that Coello injected a victim's butt with a clear, gel-like substance, found to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 24, 2012

Mirror, Mirror: On Looking Jewish

I liked being Jewish. I just hated my face. I wanted desperately to like my face better. I’d spent too many years laughing with my hand over my nose because I thought it looked even bigger when my face was happy. Stupid, right? It’s amazing, in retrospect, the things we are tormented by. When I…

By: Kate Fridkis / December 6, 2012
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