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I Got Botox In My Vagina And It Changed My Life

Hello, fellow people with vaginas and people without, my name is Lara, and for basically my entire adult life I’ve had Vagina Problems. For years, I struggled with vaginal pain. And then Botox changed that.

Would YOU inject collagen from dead horses into your face to look younger?

For Betty, a grandmother and retired nail technician from Hove, East Sussex, has a rather unconventional beauty secret. She’s had collagen from dead horses injected into her face. Repugnant? Cruel? Unnecessary? All of the above? Whatever your view, the company that has launched the treatment, called Nithya, into more than 85 salons around Britain, insists it’s going to be the biggest thing since Botox.

Mum unhappy with post-baby breasts gets pioneering ‘space boobs’ with technology used by NASA

Ruth Davies struggled with her confidence after giving birth to twin girls and a son, but has been given a new lease of life with her breast implants. A mum-of-three left desperately unhappy with her “saggy” post- baby breasts says she’s got the body of her dreams back - thanks to pioneering ‘space boobs ’.

Amanda Brunker to get Botox LIVE on the Late Late Show

Amanda Brunker will have Botox LIVE on air on this week`s Late Late Show, it has been revealed. The 42-year-old former model will brave the needle and undergo the cosmetic procedure on the RTE chat show while hundreds of thousands watch on from home.

The ugly truth behind Cambodia’s beauty industry

Despite the grave dangers associated with cosmetic procedures in Cambodia, the beauty business in Phnom Penh is booming. In November last year, Ros Sokny, an ambitious and friendly 36-year-old businesswoman from Kratie in eastern Cambodia, made the five-hour journey to Phnom Penh’s De Beaute Clinic, a private cosmetic surgery hospital tucked away in the capital’s western fringes.

Beautician facing trial over botox-like treatment at Dublin salon

Anne Rossi alleged to have supplied Dysport medicinal product without a prescription. A Dublin beautician is facing trial accused of illegally providing a botox-like treatment at her salon.

Breakthrough could heal wounds without leaving scars

Scar-less wounds could be the future, according to a new study which has developed an alternative healing process. Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania have worked out out how to manipulate lesions so they heal as regenerated skin as opposed to scar tissue. It would mean marks made from operations or plastic surgery would be barely visible to the untrained eye.

Apprentice winner aims to open Irish clinic as revenues soar

Revenues at the cosmetic skincare clinics operated by Irish `Botox Queen, Dr Leah Totton soared past €1m last year. The medical doctor claimed the BBC Apprentice crown in 2013 with a plan to launch a `Botox Empire` of cosmetic clinics. A native of Derry, Dr Totton`s win resulted in Mr Sugar investing £250,000 in the business.

Doctors issue new year detox health warning

Doctors have issued a warning about the potential harms of undertaking a radical new year detox. They highlight the case of a woman they treated last year who became critically ill after taking herbal remedies and drinking too much water.

Are YOU plagued by varicose veins? From relaxing hot baths to underfloor heating, expert reveals how winter can make your symptoms worse...

Dr David West, an interventional radiologist and founder of Veincentre, a specialist vein removal clinic based in London, reveals the most common triggers of vein issues during winter.

Cosmetic surgery trends set to be big in 2017

Cosmetic surgery procedures have come a long way over the past few years, and with the technology advances of today, there seems to be a treatment to iron out even the smallest of imperfections. Will you be giving any of these new and increasingly popular treatments?

Spire Cheshire Hospital consultant Azhar Iqbal predicts rise in middle-aged men having plastic surgery in 2017.

A Doctor has predicted a rise in the amount of older men having plastic surgery during 2017. Azhar Iqbal, a consultant plastic surgeon at Spire Cheshire Hospital in Stretton, has forecast a major increase in the number of middle-aged men seeking treatment throughout the year.

NHS won't treat woman's unsightly scars because they're 'cosmetic'

Bianca Lawrence, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, developed the unsightly keloid scars when she was just 13 years old and, now aged 22 they cover much of the upper half of her body. She has been refused NHS funding for specialist laser treatment on the basis it is 'cosmetic'

Systematic use of anatomically shaped implants is not justified, says plastic surgeon

Looking at before-and-after photos, plastic surgeons and nurses can`t tell whether breast augmentation surgery was done using conventional round implants or newer anatomically shaped implants, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Plastic surgeons question the value of subjective patient satisfaction ratings

Patient satisfaction has become an important quality measure in the US healthcare system. But some plastic surgeons question the value of subjective patient satisfaction ratings--suggesting that they might even lead to lower-quality care in some situations, according to a special topic article in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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