Botched Season 2 Trailer Promises More Awful Plastic Surgery Screw-Ups

"I'm literally dying for a nose job. Who wants to look natural?" says a person in the trailer for the second season of Botched. The E! show that spotlights society's obsession with cosmetic enhancement is returning in 2015, which means more crooked breasts, nose jobs and questionable out-of-country plastic surgery… » 10/21/14 1:50pm Tuesday 1:50pm

Can You Change Your Race? 'Ethnic Plastic Surgery' Raises Big Questions

"Ethnic plastic surgery"—the practice of altering physical features supposedly typical of your race, to either erase them or to deliberately look like a member of a different race—sits squarely at the fraught intersection of bodily autonomy, racial politics, and oppressive beauty standards. It's nearly impossible to… » 7/29/14 6:30pm 7/29/14 6:30pm

Do-It-Yourself Plastic Surgery Leads to Devastating Results

Apryl Brown says she had always been teased about having a flat butt when she was a kid. As an adult, she decided to do something about it. Unfortunately, the fillers that were injected into her buttocks cost Brown her arms, her legs, and the flesh around her posterior. The fillers also almost killed her. » 7/02/14 10:30pm 7/02/14 10:30pm

Brazilian Man Undergoes 10 Eye Surgeries to Appear Asian

A Brazilian man underwent 10 eye procedures to make himself appear more Asian. The 25-year-old, who goes by Xiahn and asked reporters not to give his real name so that his family would not gain any attention, was inspired to look more Korean after spending time in the country on exchange. The Korea Herald reports that… » 6/01/14 3:48pm 6/01/14 3:48pm