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Female celebrities are beauty icons, and let’s face it, there’s not a woman on this earth who has not once envied the look of a starlet. (If there is, we’d like to know what rock you’ve been living under.). That’s why we are not surprised when we hear that when women go into a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon, often the first thing out of their mouths is “I want to look like [insert female celeb name here].”
According to data over the last year from leading surgeons from around the world, Australia’s Marie Claire magazine, as reported in a recent article in Daily Mail UK, decided to reconstruct that ‘perfect woman’ – or at least her face anyway.
Of the top requested cosmetic surgery enquiries include:
The light article makes no mention of skin complexion, eye-brows, teeth -- let alone the rest of the body. What this does reveal, on a deeper level, is the influential impact Hollywood, fashion and the entertainment industry have over how we view our own self-image.
In the UK, women accounted for nearly 90% of all cosmetic surgery over the last year, with a large portion focused on facial features. As long as we love our celebs, cosmetic surgery for vanity reasons will continue to be a booming business.
We’ll leave you with just one question: Is that all that bad?