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Cosmetic Procedures (INACTIVE)

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  • Plastic surgery — it's a guy thing too

    Plastic surgery — it's a guy thing too
    When John Tlapa looked in the mirror, his nose looked like he "could pick a door lock," he said. It resembled "a hook with a point on it. It was pretty ugly." So two years ago, the San Diego-based screenwriter underwent rhinoplasty to improve his profile...
  • Plastic surgery: The price of (eye) baggage

    Plastic surgery: The price of (eye) baggage
    For years, I walked untouched among the ranks of the surgically enhanced — all those nips and tucks, wondrously wider eyes, graceful noses and chiseled cheekbones. But all that changed when I moved to a cosmetic surgeon's dreamscape: South Korea....
  • Plastic surgery increasingly is a couples activity

    Plastic surgery increasingly is a couples activity
    When Margaret first met her boyfriend, she weighed 105 pounds and wore short crop tops. But after 13 years together, the 55-year-old retiree from Torrance developed a "muffin top" that she just couldn't eliminate. So she did what so many other women do...
  • Kjerstin Gruys' year without a mirror gave her a true look at herself

    Kjerstin Gruys' year without a mirror gave her a true look at herself
    Kjerstin Gruys is a UCLA doctoral student in sociology with a keen, feminist's interest in body image. Her dissertation will plumb the relationship between appearance and inequalities in the workplace. Acutely aware of how our permeating obsession...
  • A pretty penny for prettier skin?

    A pretty penny for prettier skin?
    Within three weeks of its launch at Barneys in New York and Los Angeles in October, more than 30 jars of 3LAB's new Super Cream had sold — this despite its $875 price tag. Elsewhere in the beauty market, demand is soaring for a $560 Bee Venom...
  • Women opting for surgery to get Michelle Obama's arms

    Women opting for surgery to get Michelle Obama's arms
    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its latest cosmetic and resconstructive surgery statistics on Monday.  Many of the trends were familiar.  In all, the group reported, Americans underwent 1.6 million cosmetic surgeries, including face-...