Cosmetic Surgery

The NHS and Cosmetic Surgery: Time to Stop Fiddling Around the Edges

Bryan Mayou | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK
Bryan Mayou

Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt has said that he is firmly against "purely cosmetic work" being paid for by the NHS, when his department is being asked to slash £20 billion from its budget. This has been seen as a popular move by many - an easy win for the Government - but is frankly an overly simplistic position, which achieves little more that political points scoring and misses many critical points.

'Selfie Surgery': A Modern Phenomenon

Jan Stanek | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech
Jan Stanek

As long as self-awareness exists alongside the natural human drive of self-improvement it is likely that aesthetic surgery will continue to exist. In some respects it may be considered no more than one end of the spectrum of human grooming and presentation.

Isn't This Cosy: Meet The Twins Who Share A Boyfriend (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They already share a Facebook account, a car and a phone, so it should come as little surprise these identical twins have decided to also share a boyf...

Don't Do DIY Plastic Surgery, Says Woman Who Lost Her Hands And Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Time and again we see horror stories of why you shouldn't do plastic surgery on the cheap, and this woman is the latest to warn us about the dangers. ...

Barbie-Obsessed Woman Has 36 Cosmetic Procedures To Look Like Iconic Doll

The Huffington Post UKUKK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A lot of kids love Barbie but it seems, unlike most, this woman didn't grow out of her doll phase. Lacey Wildd, from Miami, Florida, has just under...

This Man Had Surgery To Make His 10-Inch Penis Even Bigger

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They say size doesn't matter but for this man, it most certainly does. Billy-Tom O’Conner already had a 10-inch penis, but on yesterday's episod...

Why Are One In Five Women Considering Designer Vagina Surgery?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In 2014 plastic surgery isn't all that unusual, but would you consider going under the knife to change the appearance of your genitals? Almost one...

Lady Nicknamed 'Iron Woman' Regains Her Confidence After Fixing Curved Spine

Photo-Features | Kelly Strange | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Liberty Caton once hated her body so much she refused to have her photograph taken. The 23-year old from Slough, Berkshire, says her confidence wa...

Stop Boob Jobs on the NHS?

Dr Louise Irvine | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Louise Irvine

I'm writing in response to this Daily Mail article. This is just populist Jeremy Hunt spin....with a nice little dig at the NHS while he is at it...

'My PIP Breast Implants Exploded': Woman Describes Horrors Of Botched Boob Job

Wales News Service | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: Graphic Pictures A woman, who underwent breast augmentation almost 10 years ago, has revealed her "terrible" post-surgery experiences - in...

Joe Ellis and His Battle for Life Giving Drugs

Clive Norman | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

I have recently become aware of a brave 13 year old, young man called Joe Ellis. He has a form of cancer called primary mediastinum large B cell lymphoma, which he was diagnosed with in 2013. Joe's family along with doctors have been looking at the best options for treatment and have found a new drug from the US called 'Brintuximab'.

'I Think I Look More Handsome' Says Man Who Had 10 Eye Surgeries To Look Asian (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An ex-model who claims to have endured 10 surgical procedures on his eyes to make him appear more Asian, has spoken about his dramatic new look. X...

This Woman Lost Weight To Win A Breast Enlargement. You'll Never Guess Who Paid For It...

The Huffington Post UK | Kelly Strange | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every year, many men and women across the UK attempt to lose weight - but our guess is not many do it in order to win cosmetic surgery. Mother of ...

This Man Had 10 Surgeries To Make Him Appear More Asian. Check Out The Results (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

UPDATE: 'I Think I Look More Handsome' Says Man Who Had 10 Eye Surgeries To Look Asian (PICTURES) A Brazilian man has undergone 10 surgical procedu...

What's Worse Than Botox?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Quite why you'd want to get plastic surgery done on the cheap is baffling considering all the horrible things that could go wrong if you happen to pic...

Has This Woman Taken Her Love Of Miranda Kerr A Bit Too Far? (We Think Yes)

CEN/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A Korean woman's decision to undergo cosmetic surgery to look just like her idol, Miranda Kerr, is redefining the word 'superfan'. While some (incl...

Kim Kardashian's Non-Surgical Wedding Makeover Secrets Revealed

Laura Casewell | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Laura Casewell

Having descended on Paris with the rest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan (I've lost count of them all now..) in the last few days, it seems the celebrity wedding of the year is set to get everyone talking, but how has Kimmy K been preparing for her big day?

Is This Built-In Bra The Future Of Boob Jobs?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new-age breast enhancement aims to combat sagging breasts by implanting an 'internal bra' underneath the skin. The plastic surgery procedure clai...

Engagement Ring Selfie Craze Sparks Rise In Cosmetic Surgery 'Hand-Life' Injection

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Woman: "If you liked it then you shoulda put a ring on it... but not before I've had my hand injections." Erm yes, it turns out that the engagement...

Is Pubic Hair Really So 1976?

Ellie Stoneley | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellie Stoneley

I hope there never comes a time when my daughter suffers from self doubt due to her appearance or feels the need to surgically 'enhance' her incredibly perfect self. There is much more pressure in the world she's growing up in than I had to deal with, and I will do what I can to equip her to have confidence in herself, as she is

Japanese Porn Star Defends Herself Against 'Dobby The Elf' Taunts After Plastic Surgery

CEN | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A Japanese porn starlet who underwent plastic surgery and was cruelly nicknamed Harry Potter's pet elf Dobby has defended herself against her critics....

Why Do We Value the Opinions of Others So Much?

Dr Ganesh Rao | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Ganesh Rao

I think too often in society and in business, we value the opinion of others far too much, when really, we should be listening to ourselves. Often, we know if things in our lives are really worth pursuing or not. It's that difference between thinking you might just chance it and see what happens, and really believing that you can change something, add value or make a difference.

Human Barbie Is A 'Racist Space Alien' Says GQ

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dressing up to be an exact human replica of Barbie should have set the alarm bells off, but after a spate of increasingly bizarre announcements from b...

This Treatment Literally Freezes Your Love Handles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A Harley Street clinic has seen a huge increase in tummy and love-handle fat freezing treatments that they say is attributed to photographs of Keira K...

Needle or Knife: What Is the Future of Cosmetic Surgery in Britain?

Laura Casewell | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

The biggest debate which continues to rumble on is whether cosmetic surgery offers better results to non-surgical treatments. But is it actually more likely that a mixture of the two is often the key to patients getting the best results?