Cosmetic surgery

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Can you give yourself a temporary facelift with tape and elastic?
Some vloggers are tightening their skin with ‘beauty’ tape, but should we have anything to do with this perpetuation of unrealistic ideals?

Anita Bhagwandas

20, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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A nosedive in nose jobs: why fewer people are opting for rhinoplasty
Are changing beauty standards or new, nonsurgical techniques the reason for the decline in popularity of this cosmetic surgery?

25, Apr, 2022 @3:26 PM

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From slip, slop, slap to jab, peel, zap: Australia spending on cosmetic procedures, but not public health
In a land of blazing sunshine and a seemingly bottomless desire for more beautiful skin, it is ironic we still face a shortage of dermatologists

Phillipa McGuinness

23, Mar, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Botched cosmetic procedures on the rise, says campaign group
Government accused of ignoring evidence about unqualified ‘ghost’ practitioners who do serious damage to their clients

Amelia Hill

01, Mar, 2022 @8:16 PM

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UK to bring in licensing scheme for Botox and filler procedures
Legislation will set standards for non-surgical cosmetic treatments after rise in reports of botched procedures

Nicola Slawson

28, Feb, 2022 @11:13 PM

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Plastic surgery: why chasing physical perfection always ends in tears
As former supermodel Linda Evangelista reveals her years of anguish after operations, history shows that nature usually wins

Louisa Young

27, Feb, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Social media is an unkind space, Darcey Bussell warns teens
Former Royal Ballet star speaks out ahead of film update of Coppelia, which focuses on the pressure to change looks in pursuit of happiness

Dalya Alberge

27, Feb, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Cosmetic procedure industry is like the ‘wild west’, say campaigners
Non-surgical treatments can cause serious injuries when they go wrong, with poor regulation exacerbating risks in UK

Alexandra Topping

24, Sep, 2021 @4:12 PM

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Labia liberation! The movement to end vulva anxiety for good
Women have long been taught to be ashamed of their vulvas, with increasing numbers turning to cosmetic surgery in pursuit of genital ‘perfection’. But a new generation is fighting back

Zoe Williams

13, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Botox leads to bad reactions for one in six users, says study
Doctors fear that the side-effects of the treatment are being hugely under-reported

Denis Campbell

12, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Caroline Hirons, outspoken queen of skincare: ‘I’m not so fragile that I care what you think about me’
One of the most powerful people in the beauty industry, she is reportedly able to make or break a new product. She discusses self-confidence, online abuse – and daring to criticise Gwyneth Paltrow

Emine Saner

14, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Swollen lips, be gone: the reality stars ditching filler and surgery
After years of procedures, the ‘explant’ movement is seeing TV personalities return to a more natural look. However, the root causes of their initial unhappiness persist

Yomi Adegoke

01, Apr, 2021 @12:30 PM

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