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Should You Be Concerned About Filler Migration? Here’s What You Need to Know, According to Top Injectors

“That bump is not supposed to be on the inside of my lip,” a 23-year-old woman said in a recent video lifting her upper lip to reveal a hardened nodule underneath. “You know what that’s from? My filler.” With more than 150,000 likes and several thousand comments and shares, the video—and dozens of others like […]

Mommy Makeover

Behind the Before & After: Why This Fitness Coach Got a Mommy Makeover After Losing 100 Pounds

Pictures can only tell so much. Behind the Before & After highlights the backstory of the most transformative cosmetic procedures on RealSelf’s Instagram, from the patient’s motivation to the recovery process to how they feel about their results today. Courtney is a 35-year-old fitness coach living in Las Vegas. “Many people didn’t understand WHY I […]

Thread Lift

Eva Mendes Revealed She Got a Thread Lift. Here’s Why Some Doctors Don’t Recommend the Procedure.

As the pandemic has canceled events and appearances and delayed filming schedules, some celebrities, including Eva Mendes, have taken advantage of the ample downtime to have work done. Taking to Instagram with a graphic photo of the treatment, the 45-year-old actress shared her experience having a mono thread lift. The post received more than 85,000 […]

Year of the Neck

Why 2021 Will Be the Year of the Neck

The “Zoom boom” is real: nonstop video calls have led to an increased demand for all kinds of aesthetic treatments, from fillers and Botox to skin tightening and blepharoplasty to an array of neck-focused tweaks. “The neck is an increased area of interest for many people because of the angles on Zoom,” explains Dr. Jennifer […]

Vampire Facial

Vampire Facial to Vampire Breast Lift—Which Spooky Cosmetic Treatments Are Worth Trying (And Which Aren’t)

The world of beauty extends far past luxe facials and red carpet skin treatments. In fact, high-powered skin care usually isn’t very glamorous at all, sometimes even bordering on downright creepy. So in the spirit of Halloween, we rounded up the cosmetic treatments that sound like they’re straight out of a horror movie. Here, doctors […]