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Powerful Photos Capture Impact of 'Narco Aesthetic' In Medellín, Colombia

Manuela Henao | Posted 06.19.2015 | Latino Voices
Manuela Henao

This understanding of the female body, usually called narco aesthetic, had a deep impact on the female culture of the city. In Medellín women have historically been seen as strong figures, mothers and hard workers.

The 24-Hour Boob Job

Renee Fisher | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane was in the process of tweaking her latest post about the Hubble discovery of phantom objects lurking around dead quasars, when she happened to glance at the following headline, compliments of Newsweek: The 24-Hour Boob Job.

The Tough Lesson This '70s Actress Learned From A Bad Boob Job

OWN | Posted 04.20.2015 | OWN

Growing up on a television show can be a difficult process for a young star. For more than a decade, Mary McDonough played middle daughter Erin on "Th...

Carolyn Gregoire

Plastic Surgery Can Make People Perceive You As Being More Likeable, Study Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.13.2015 | Science

There's no doubt that plastic surgery can make you look younger, but can it also make people like you more? A study published last week in the j...

Our Aging Face-Part 3-Medical Alternatives

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2015 | Style
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

A skillful facelift should make you look better, not necessarily younger. Most important, you should still look like you! Your plastic surgeon should require medical clearance by your personal physician. If you choose a surgical option, no matter what decade, consult a board certified plastic surgeon.

Avoiding the Wrong Eyelid Surgery

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2015 | Style
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

I've found that the shape of the eye is determined by the relation of the upper and lower eyelids. In young adults with normal facial skeletons, the space between these upper and lower lids that frames the eye itself is long and narrow.

Birthday Wishes From Your Dentist

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 02.08.2015 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

Today is my birthday and I received this email from a dentist I went to once: There are so many things wrong with this greeting. Granted, yes, it i...

Why This Asian Paradise May Be The Best Place In The World To Retire

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Tropical Penang, located just west of mainland Malaysia, offers one of the best overseas retirement opportunities in the world. This is a safe and affordable little island that also offers excellent medical care, an interesting and eclectic community from around the world that communicates largely in English, and diverse lifestyle, entertainment and recreational options.

The True Story Of Eyebrow Transplants

Refinery29 | Ashley Wilkins | Posted 11.16.2014 | Style

I remember when it all started: I was ten years old, sitting on my great-grandmother’s lap, eating strawberries covered in sugar. She looked at me w...

The Normalization of Cosmetic Surgery

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2014 | Style
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The notion that cosmetic surgery is a "simple beauty treatment" is a contradiction in terms, a paradox of sorts. Surgery is almost never simple, physically or psychologically, and the more we believe it's a solution to our beauty needs, the less beautiful we tend to feel.

The Difference Between Renée Zellweger And Annie Lennox

Sabine Reichel | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

If a female movie star, driven crazy by all demands and expectations, does go ahead and under the knife or other assorted tortures to pump up and fill all there is to fill, the same vicious attack by the cruel Hollywood hounds is launched like a weapon. So, damned if you do, damned if you don't, this being the blue print for women's lives worldwide.

Here's Why It's Harder Than Ever Not To Obsess Over Your Appearance

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.31.2014 | Women

We're bombarded on a daily basis with images of ideal beauty. These images show up so often in our daily lives that it's easy to forget how new they a...

Make Me Beautiful: The Psychology of Our Love Affair With Plastic Surgery

Katie Tandy | Posted 12.09.2014 | Style
Katie Tandy

Here are four of the women's "arguments" for altering your body and face.

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Having Plastic Surgery

Posted 09.26.2014 | Dr. Phil

Before you go under the knife, ask yourself these questions.

Why Cosmetic Enhancements are Considered the New Fountain of Youth

Karim Orange | Posted 10.11.2014 | Style
Karim Orange

Now I know some of you are thinking, I would never get cosmetic work done, and then there are others that are thinking I might secretly get work dome ...

Yagana Shah

The 4 Top Reasons You Should NOT Have Plastic Surgery

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty

A smaller nose, perkier breasts, a tighter tummy -- from time to time, many of us find ourselves scrutinizing our bodies and wondering if perfecting o...

Why The 'Human Ken Doll' Has Undergone More Than 150 Plastic Surgeries

OWN | Posted 08.04.2014 | OWN

Thirty-three-year-old Justin Jedlica has been on a mission to achieve physical perfection -- but he isn't simply devoting his efforts to exercising an...

Gynecomastia and My Traumatic Day at the Beach

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorne Jaffe

It took 10 years post-gynecomastia surgery for me to go to the beach and take off my shirt because I still felt those now phantom breasts and stares.

Tyra Banks Shares Her Vision Of Future Beauty

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.09.2014 | Style

Tyra Banks says the future of beauty might hinge on widely accessible plastic surgery, but she also believes uniqueness will be heralded. The super...

Breasts: What's Barbie Got to Do With Them?

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.05.2014 | Style
Fiona Finn

In an effort to better understand the reality of how distant Barbie is from the average woman, I created a parody featuring what her breasts might look like at her current age of 55-years-old. It's a sad, sad truth but as women age, their breasts go south.

Why I Will Get a Facelift

Kristen Houghton | Posted 08.17.2014 | Style
Kristen Houghton

Some people call it vanity. I call it an investment and if I can afford to have it done, I say why not?

'Teen Mom' Star Defends Plastic Surgery

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

"Teen Mom" star Farah Abraham defended her plastic surgery to HuffPost Live on Thursday, explaining that her poor self-image became so distracting tha...

In Your Face: The Hidden History of Plastic Surgery and Why Looks Matter

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

We know that there are some specific attributes that most objectively "attractive" faces have in common. These attributes are most recently described in In Your Face, a new book by Australian plastic surgeon Dr. Bryan Mendelson.

The Face Police

Larry Womack | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media
Larry Womack

Please repeat after me: it is never OK to publicly say an unkind thing about another human being's face. If you want women in Hollywood to stop getting plastic surgery, maybe you should just stop saying negative things about their appearance, period.

Why I No Longer Want Cosmetic Intervention

Joan Gage | Posted 06.07.2014 | Fifty
Joan Gage

First I heard about all the plastic surgery digs on the social networks during the Oscars, then last weekend I read about Dr. Brandt and saw the results of his work. Finally, after marveling at how Eva Marie Saint has maintained her verve and beauty for 88 years, I think it's time for me to stop fighting.