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Facebook post sees woman urge young girls not to compare themselves to celebrities

A woman has written an open letter urging young girls not to be fooled by filters used by celebrities on social media after sharing two photographs of Kendall Jenner, one of which appears to have been heavily airbrushed. Samantha Helen Laight, 22, from Manchester, took to Facebook on Monday afternoon to pen the message, which has already notched up 38,000 likes and been shared almost 4,000 times. The make-up artist was inspired to write it after seeing pictures of Kendall Jenner, 20, on the red carpet for the premiere of From The Land Of The Moon at Cannes Film Festival.

Annnnd this is why spray sunscreen might not be a good idea

Friends of Redditor amici_ursi and total newbies to the spray sunscreen game got scorched poolside by the Florida sun. Luckily, the spray sunscreen was able to protect very specific areas of their backs, though. When lined up together, they make for quite the summer art exhibit.

Plastic surgery billboard that declares size matters causes controversy

A Riverside County billboard that advertises breast augmentation surgery by declaring that bigger is better has raised the ire of a Murrieta High School student who says the message should come down.

Illegal Nose Job Leaves Woman Partially Blind

A 21-year-old woman from Changzhou, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, lost vision in her right eye due to micro plastic surgery injections intended to reshape her nose, according to a report by state news agency China News Service.

Getting Botox doesnt just leave YOUR face impossible to read

Botox injections temporarily paralyze the muscles in your face, sometimes causing it to appear frozen in one expression. Not only can this be confusing to others, but researchers in Italy now say it affects your own perception as well. Botox makes a person unable to replicate some of the expressions they observe, and researchers say blocking this often imperceptible response can make it difficult to understand the emotional meaning.

Sunscreen on Your Feet?

Most people dont think about their feet when applying sunscreen, but did you know that the skin on your feet is highly susceptible to melanoma and other forms of skin cancer? The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) warns that skin cancer of the foot is prevalent and can even be fatal if not caught early.

Australia: Cosmetic surgery crackdown - Cooling off period for patients among tough new industry guidelines

Australia's booming cosmetic surgery industry will undergo a major crackdown, with the Medical Board introducing tough new guidelines for doctors. The industry overhaul will also include mandatory cooling off periods for patients who choose to go under the knife.

Beware tooth whitenings dark side

Could your patients quest for an ever-whiter smile be hiding a dark secret? That’s the fear of one of the UK’s top cosmetic dentists, who has warned that an obsession with white teeth can be an indicator of a form of body dysmorphia.


A French appeals court on Monday upheld a four-year prison sentence against a maker of fraudulent breast implants that were given to tens of thousands of women worldwide from 2001 to 2010.

Miami plastic surgeon uses snapchat to record surgeries live in the operating room

Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Salzhauer has managed to amass one of the largest followings on Snapchat, one 10-second video at a time. Salzhauer, better known as “Dr. Miami,” uses Snapchat during his patients’ surgeries to document the procedures. As a result, he has millions of Snapchat fans and hundreds of new patients.

Horribly scarred by laser hair removal: Its sold as a hassle-free alternative to waxing, but these women had very bad experiences

Its sold as a hassle-free alternative to waxing, but these women had very bad experiences. Alice Anastasiou, a 43-year-old mum-of-four, was tired of shaving her legs. She booked into a treatment but left with red welts on her leg. Despite its popularity, experts warn laser hair removal can be dangerous.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. to Acquire NeoStrata Company, Inc., a Leader in Dermocosmetics

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (NYSE: JNJ) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NeoStrata Company, Inc., a global leader in dermocosmetics. The acquisition will include NeoStratas affiliates and parent company TriStrata, Incorporated, a privately-held company. Financial terms were not disclosed.

In the aggressive world of cosmetic surgery, patients cant afford to be naive

The lovely young woman on my medical rounds has a gaping hole on her forehead. The hole is deep and there is pus brimming from the side. The edges look macerated and discoloured and the stench emanating from it is noticeable. She looks like the victim of a vicious accident until we discover that this is the result of a cosmetic procedure gone wrong. She is flustered and angry, but mainly worried about the possibility of permanent disfigurement.

Eighteen successful tooth whitening convictions in the past 12 months

There were 18 successful convictions for dangerous teeth whitening in a 12-month period, official figures show. Spas and salons were successfully prosecuted at only 12 magistrates courts around the country, despite growing concern over the activities of rogue beauticians.

Rise of the Career Lift: Would you have a nip/tuck to keep your job?

Caroline has a mane of shiny, dirty blonde hair, great skin, firm cheeks, a gleaming smile, a leather jacket and lean limbs. At first glance, it’s very difficult to place her age. And thats just how she likes it. Caroline, who works in finance at a senior level, recently celebrated her 50th birthday. Not that anyone in her office knows that.

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