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Amy Childs hits back after being branded a HYPOCRITE over hard-hitting plastic surgery campaign

Amy Childs has hit back after being branded a hypocrite for appearing in a hard-hitting campaign against plastic surgery. The former TOWIE star and fellow Essex beauty Danielle Armstrong were pictured in COFFINS in the promo pics, laid out in hospital gowns with bloodied surgery trays resting on top of them. The dramatic photos aim to highlight the dangers of going under the knife, and both stars looks completely unrecognisable in the haunting images.

Eva Longoria advises fans against getting tattoos as she films painful removal process

The 41-year-old Desperate Housewives alum took to Snapchat to document her painful session at Dr. Tattoff to remove an inking of a star from her wrist. She'd previously removed three inkings related to ex-husband Tony Parker. And on Friday Eva Longoria showed fans the painful process as she took to Snapchat to document removing another tattoo. 'This is a tale for all young kids,' the 41-year-old advised after the treatment, adding: 'It hurts to get a tattoo, but it's ten times worse getting it off!'

Teeth whitener sold at Royal Welsh '110 times over legal limit'

A father and son who sold teeth whitener with 110 times the legal limit of hydrogen peroxide, have been jailed. Matthew and John Hargreaves admitted participating in a fraudulent business, while Jean Hargreaves admitted engaging in an unfair commercial practice. The trio, from Knutsford, Cheshire, sold the product at the Royal Welsh Show in Builth Wells, Powys, in 2013. The two men got 18 months in prison and Jean Hargreaves received a six month sentence, suspended for two years.

Amy Childs and Danielle Armstrong pose lifeless in COFFINS for haunting new cosmetic surgery campaign

Amy Childs and Danielle Armstrong have shocked fans as they pose dead in coffins in eerie new photos for a hard-hitting cosmetic surgery campaign. The TOWIE favourites are seen with pale faces, laid out in hospital gowns with a bloodied surgery tray resting on top of them. The dramatic photos aim to highlight the dangers of going under the knife, and both stars looks completely unrecognisable in the haunting images. With surgeons hands hovering over her, Amy lays with her hair spread around her alongside the caption: "Are you dying to be beautiful?"

Hair removal injuries rocketed NINE-FOLD since 1991

Hair removal has seen a revival in recent years. And with it, the trend has brought some painful consequences. The number of razor- and wax-related injuries in the US rocketed between 1991 and 2014, a new study reveals. In 23 years, hair removal injuries in hospital emergency departments increased nine-fold. For those aged 19 to 34, the pubic region is now the most commonly nicked.

Gail Porter reveals she nearly became anorexic in effort to shrink cleavage

First she was a Blue Peter Presenter, then a lad's mag pin-up, when an image of her naked posterior was famously beamed onto the Houses of Parliament. Gail Porter has revealed the 28JJ breasts she developed that left her so distraught she nearly suffered an eating disorder. Wearing an unbuttoned black blouse, the 45-year-old model showed how her bust used to look before undergoing breast reduction surgery earlier this year. Whilst her figure may have aided her in becoming a lad's mag pin-up in the late 1990s she was left embarrassed, depressed and in severe pain.

Nurse convicted of supplying Botox without prescription is struck off

A nurse, convicted of supplying the anti-wrinkle agent “Botox” without prescription, has been struck off the Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Mr Justice Raymond Fullam in the High Court confirmed the Board’s decision today following the earlier conviction in the District Court of Nurse Mary Concepta Connie Burke. The application to the court to confirm its decision was made by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, the body that regulates the profession.

Woman who had world’s first face transplant dies aged 49

A woman who received the world’s first partial face transplant over a decade ago has died. Isabelle Dinoire, 49, underwent pioneering surgery after her pet Labrador left her severely disfigured. During the dog attack in 2005, Dinoire had her nose, chin and lips mauled. But doctors in France gave Dinoire a new face using pioneering surgery, where the face of a brain-dead female donor was used to complete the operation. Its success then set the stage for dozens of other transplants worldwide.

TV programme highlights severe dangers of illegal tooth whitening

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is reminding consumers of the huge dangers posed by illegal and unsafe whitening treatments, following an expose of fake teeth whitening companies and practitioners on the Fake Britain television programme.

Why the long face? New anti-ageing therapy made from horse tendons set to rival botox  

It might seem an extreme form of beauty, but the latest anti-ageing treatment is an injection of protein made from the tendons of horses. The new skin plumping treatment, called Nithya, is being hailed as a safer alternative to botox. It was launched last week in Britain and its makers say that it stimulates collagen production in the skin rather than paralysing the muscles.

Environmentally damaging microbeads ‘look set to be banned from end of 2017’

Government sources said ministers will bow to growing pressure to prevent the tiny pieces of plastic causing harm to marine life and could announce plans for new measures on Saturday. A consultation process on how a ban would work is set to get underway, and it is hoped this will lead to the use of microbeads being halted by the end of 2017. Microbeads are commonly found in items such as toothpaste, exfoliating body scrubs, and a range of household products.

Nurse forged doctor's signature to obtain thousands worth of Botox prescriptions

A nurse forged a doctor’s signature to obtain prescriptions for Botox worth more than £3,000 for her private beauty business. Registered nurse Kate Matthew, who worked as a health visitor for the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, admitted six counts of fraud by false representation at Cardiff Crown Court . The court heard the 34-year-old, from Glaslyn Court in Cwmbran , met a qualified doctor while attending a course on Botox and fillers.

Poor cosmetic surgery clinics could be named

Cosmetic surgery clinics in England which are not up to standard could be named under new government proposals. The Department of Health is launching an eight-week consultation on Monday to expand the rating programme which is run by the Care Quality Commission. The government want the ratings to cover up to 1,000 facilities including those offering pregnancy termination services and substance misuse advice. The health secretary said it would help end the "lottery" of poor practice.

Dentist warns against charcoal teeth whitening trend

Medical professionals are warning against using a DIY whitening trend that involves smearing a charcoal-derived black mixture on teeth. The method, which dentists say may lead to enamel deterioration and tooth erosion, became an online sensation this month after YouTube user Mama Natural posted a video that details its execution began striking fire online. As of Monday morning, it had amassed more than 1.5 million views.

Plastic surgery from hell: Paradise clinic leaves botched boob jobs and tummy tuck terror

Brits hoping to save a quick buck getting plastic surgery overseas are being warned as horrific pics and stories emerge of the consequences. With plastic surgery so expensive, many travel to developing countries to have boob jobs, butt implants and tummy tucks on the cheap. And one brave woman is on a crusade to bring down the cowboy surgeons, who she accuses of killing her best friend. Meredith Page, 41, lost pal Rachene Hutchinson in 2014 following surgery in the Dominican Republic.

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