Venezuelan Women Are Getting Nose Jobs To Look More Caucasian

In a quest for la nariz perfilada, the perfectly-formed (read: Anglo-looking) nose, there is an epidemic of rhinoplasties among black and multi-racial women in Venezuela, according to a study out of Dartmouth by assistant anthropology professor Lauren Gulbas. In examining the racial tensions and beauty regimes of… » 7/06/13 3:30pm 7/06/13 3:30pm

The Decline of the Jewish Girl Nose Job

There was a time — not too long ago — when a nose job was practically a given for a Jewish girl of means. But recent plastic surgery statistics show that 37 percent fewer Americans got nose jobs in 2011 than in 2000. Obviously there's the small matter of the financial crisis, which left most Americans with less cash… » 6/07/12 11:40am 6/07/12 11:40am

Did Pepa From Salt-N-Pepa Get A Nose Job?

We're really psyched about the premiere of The Salt-N-Pepa Show coming up in two weeks on VH1. It should be interesting since Salt (Cheryl) and Pepa (Sandy) had a falling out — due largely in part to Cheryl's new-found spirituality and unwillingness to perform the duo's racier material — and haven't spoken to each… » 9/28/07 5:00pm 9/28/07 5:00pm