Cosmetic Surgery

Tell-all interview

Cosmetic surgery was life changing, says Kudrow

Simone Mitchell Former Friends star Lisa Kudrow has revealed how having a nose job at the age of 16 was "life altering".

No plastics

Doctors seek ban on cosmetic surgery for under-18s

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Lucy Carroll Doctors are pushing for a ban on all non-essential cosmetic surgery for under 18s.

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Wax off

The full bush Brazilian

Bikini Bottom

Nedahl Stelio It starts out, like most bizarre, women's-nether-region-hair-trends tend to, with whispers among friends. Or blatant statements even.

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Eyebrow-raising beauty trends

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Cassy Small "If u have nice eyebrows u literally have everything u need in life."

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Is it worth it? Teeth whitening

Nedahl Stelio The fastest way to look younger, experts say, is to whiten your smile. Yellowing teeth is one of the most obvious signs of aging.

Downsizing - the women turning their backs on fake breasts

Breast Enlargement Surgery

Sandy Smith When Lynne Hayes's partner cheated on her in 2009, she was convinced she knew how to fix things. “I was an emotional wreck and my self-esteem was shattered,” says the Brisbane mother of...

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Beauty: Is it worth it?

Is it worth it? This week, the Dermapen

Nedahl Stelio It hits me when I'm going to see a gig for the first time in years (Phoenix at the Hordern, they were brilliant).

'Botox misadventure'

Cameron Diaz on infidelity and ageing

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Rachel Clun Cameron Diaz says everyone will experience infidelity in their lifetime.

Magazine reveal

Stephanie Rice reveals she's had nose surgery

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Livia Gamble In an exclusive interview with Who magazine, Stephanie Rice opens up about having plastic surgery to rectify breathing problems caused by a broken nose.

I gave my daughter liposuction

Dr Ashley Granot

Beverley Hadgraft Ashley Granot, 65, is a Melbourne-based cosmetic surgeon and father of five, including four girls. He has carried out procedures on three of them.

Snail mucus, anyone?

The latest bizarre beauty ingredients

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Eleanor Pendleton From bee venom to snail mucus, we look at some of the weird and wonderful ingredients appearing in beauty products.

Take the quiz

Can you tell a smoker by their skin?

The effects of smoking (Area on Face is Aged)

Sarah Berry A new study suggests you can you pick a smoker by the condition of their skin.

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Beauty beat

Beyond Botox: the cosmetic trends of 2014

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MJ Angel The official numbers aren't yet in but it's estimated that Aussies spent more than $600 million last year on non-invasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox, fillers and other skin rejuvenation...

Laying it on thick

Mascara brands under fire for false (lash) advertising

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Andrew Adam Newman When it comes to advertising, mascara marketers have been laying it on a bit thick.

The future of beauty

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Cassy Small While our desire to defy age and improve our appearance will not change, the methods in which we do this will.

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Think before you ink

Laser tattoo removal: not for the faint-hearted

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Jessica Martin 34 per cent of tattooed Australians wish they hadn't been permanently stamped.

Body beautiful

Are men becoming too metrosexual?

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Beverly Parungao In the US, cosmetic procedures for men increased by 22 per cent from 2002 to the end of 2012, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons says.

2013: a year of bizarre beauty

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Caroline Zielinski Thai face slapping massages, vampire facials and toe-besity plastic surgery. The wacky beauty treatments people were getting this year.

Beauty beat up

Effortless beauty? There's no such thing

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Winnie Salamon Behind the scenes, in bedrooms, bathrooms and salons across the globe, women and men work tirelessly to look as though they just happened to be born this way.

Pretty as a picture: we can all be perfect with Photoshop

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Sarah Berry The movement against manipulated beauty images continues to gain momentum.

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