Chins are the new boobs according to latest plastic surgery figures.
Chin implants – coined a ‘chinplant’ – is the fastest growing cosmetic surgery trend, according to statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and grew more than breast augmentation, Botox and liposuction combined in 2011.
Experts suggest the trend has been prompted by increased use of video conferencing in the workplace which causes employees to focus on their facial appearance.
Interestingly, this Daily Mail piece comes just a few days after a previous one on career women: Do girls only want a career because they can’t attract a man? Provocative study casts high fliers in a new light. (HT: Ferd)
Forget ambition, financial security and that first-class degree.
A controversial study has concluded that the real reason women pursue careers is because they fear they are too unattractive to get married.
The research team, made up of three women and two men, said that when men are thin on the ground, ‘women are more likely to choose briefcase over baby’.