| Mar 4, 2010
| 4:34 PM
FX's âNip/Tuckâ ended Wednesday night with its 100th episode, which was filmed in Los Angeles in June. The Times, which had exclusive access to the set for the series finale, interviewed cast members about their thoughts on the final episode,......
| Mar 15, 2010
| 9:32 PM
To get big lips, women have had a plethora of products implanted in them: fat, collagen, Gore-Tex, connective tissue, hyaluronic acid, more more more. (Read all about it here.) Here's another one, newly reported today: implants of muscle and connective......
| Mar 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Here we go again. In a scene straight out of Austin Powers (or Hugh Hefner's worst nightmare), the British spy agency MI5 has reportedly uncovered a plot to fit female suicide bombers with exploding breast implants, which are difficult to detect using...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posing as a renowned U.S. plastic surgeon, Steven Moos managed to lure scores of patients into his Dubai villa with rosy promises of beauty at a low cost, according to officials. In his underground clinic, he allegedly nipped and tucked......
| Mar 24, 2011
Former Chicago indie rock drummer Laura Ann Masura has made — and gotten into — an awful lot of jams since moving to Echo Park nearly seven years ago. But those first watery blueberry-Meyer lemon experiments and fussy crystallized...
| Mar 27, 2011
"Trout pout" — overly plumped lips that are ubiquitous on Hollywood's red carpets — can afflict any woman who has tried to enhance naturally thin lips.
But a technique from Europe that's rolling out across cosmetic surgery practices in...
| Aug 18, 2010
Dr. Frank Ryan, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon to the stars who once estimated he had removed thousands of gang tattoos for free through his nonprofit foundation, has died in a single-car accident in Malibu. He was 50.
The Jeep Wrangler he was driving...
| Aug 29, 2010
When actresses begin parading on the Emmy red carpet Sunday, they will be glamorously gowned and coiffed — and it will be no accident that their skin glows and makeup looks perfect for the cameras. It can take a village of experts and weeks of...
| Mar 6, 2011
Geopolitics. Rhinoplasty. Who knew those would be among the hottest topics in Asia for 2011? It was news to me, and I've been going back and forth to Asia for a quarter-century, with trips to Japan and China last year alone. To see what the Asia...
| Nov 6, 2011
Bernard G. Sarnat
Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, research scientist
Dr. Bernard G. Sarnat, 99, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and research scientist who advanced the study of facial deformities, died of respiratory failure Oct. 21 in Los Angeles, his...
| Oct 3, 2011
In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite.
I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...