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South Korea Plastic Surgery

The Ugly Truth About the '100 Years of Korean Beauty' Video

Eudie Pak | Posted 05.25.2015 | Women
Eudie Pak

Looking back, most of us were just too young to question whether going under the knife was ethically good or bad. You just got it done because your parents expected you to do it and then you didn't talk about it.

Korean-American Author On Cosmetic Procedures: I Don't Hate Myself Or Want To Be White

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact

Korean-American writer Euny Hong thinks society’s stereotypes about cosmetic surgery might need some augmenting. Hong, author of The Birth Of Kor...

Exploring Femininity In Contemporary Korea

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts

What does idealized femininity look like in contemporary Korea? Three artists attempt to explore the influences and effects that shape understandings ...

SKorea Makes Double Jaw Surgery A Dangerous New Fad

Agence France Presse | Jung Ha-Won | Posted 07.27.2013 | World

South Korea's obsession with plastic surgery is moving on from standard eye and nose jobs to embrace a radical surgical procedure that requires months...