Plastic Surgery

Beauty designers

Korean pop culture lures tourists for plastic surgery

Anna Fifield Korea’s pop-culture “wave” has brought it a new export: nips, tucks and other plastic surgeries for Chinese visitors eager to look like their favourite celebrities from Korean soap...

Why do we love to hate celebrities who've had plastic surgery?

Nicole Kidman at the press conference for her film Grace of Monaco at the Cannes Film Festival.

Rachel Clun Why do we point and scoff at their attempts to halt time?

Used tissues

What happens to plastic surgery leftovers?

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Sally Williams Recycling tummy tuck by-products has become a big business. But do patients have a right to know where their unwanted fat ends up?

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Ageing dilemma

Does plastic surgery make you look younger?

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Sandy Smith Yes. By seven years, says a new study from the University of Toronto.

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Jennifer Aniston is a fan of natural ageing, and shuns cosmetic surgery

Jennifer Aniston believes natural ageing is best.

Rachel Clun Jennifer Aniston has spoken candidly about her dislike for cosmetic surgery, saying there’s no way she would go under the knife.

On the rise

On the rise: Lunch hour facelift treatments

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Eleanor Pendleton Forget going under the knife in the quest for younger looking skin. Now, the bulk of non-surgical procedures available are designed to restore a youthful appearance to the skin on an outpatient basis.

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.

'Botox misadventure'

Cameron Diaz on infidelity and ageing

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

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.

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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Nip and tuck

Medical tourism on the rise despite warnings

Cassy Small A new breed of tourist is taking the post-holiday glow to a new level and booking in for cosmetic surgery abroad.

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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Nip, tuck on the catwalk

Before and after

Sarah Berry A plastic surgeon's 'designer' handiwork has been modelled on the runway during New York Fashion Week.

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Miss International Queen

Brazilian wins transgender beauty pageant

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Marcelo Ohio won cash, a crown with real gemstones and free surgery 'for anything' at a famed plastic surgery clinic in Bangkok.

Skin deep

Is being beautiful wrecking your love life?

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Sandy Smith Everyone thinks beautiful people have it all but what if your dazzling good looks are really a burden, ruining your chances of a lasting relationship or marriage?

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Eyes wide open

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What's behind the trend for Asian people to have their faces "Westernised", wonders Benjamin Law.

Beach bodies?

The push for plastic

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Cosmetic augmentation, à la The Shire, is on the rise and it's coming to lips, breasts and foreheads near you.

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Cosmetic procedures

Forget fitness, today's vain favour the eye of the needle

Doctor Chan gives botox to a model.

Adam Carey When it comes to keeping up appearances, it appears Botox is in and barbells are out.

Tips for top photo finish

How to look good in photos.

It is so true, you probably don't really look as bad as your passport photo or half as good as your Facebook photo.

Body image

Kate Beckinsale: Hollywood hates women's bodies

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"There's an obsessional hatred of normal human processes," says actress.

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