Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Such goes the saying. When it comes to obtaining celebrity status the great burden and pressure to look young and vibrant is ever present. From academy awards night to that glamorous catwalk on a premiere it seems there is always a spotlight that shines brightly on a celebrity’s every angle. It’s nothing that modern technology and plastic surgery can’t handle and business has been booming ever since it started. Now however there is a very distinct line between overdoing and keeping it discreet. Vanity and some lessons on the worst plastic surgery cases are mentioned here.
To the original America’s sweetheart Meg Ryan’s face and countenance was youthful and unique to match her quirky and fun personality. Unexpectedly though succumbing to plastic surgery had made her youthful looks turn a bit sour. Her famously irrepressible bow shaped lips had turned up way too much and several other procedures had given her face a pinched and unnatural look. We do miss the Meg Ryan of When Harry Met Sally and her other romantic comedies. Meg Ryan had truly made a brand for herself having her persona etched in one of many moviegoers’ hearts with these rom-coms. Even now one can say we can never forget the way she portrayed these love stricken characters with such spunk and spontaneity.
The biggest of stars in Country Music, Dolly Parton rises to the occasion every time. Her number one hit songs still remain as steady as her last yet her looks have been tilting to more than obvious nips and tucks here and there. It seems age has not waned her vivacity though her well known coke figure is attributed more to science. A big bust added to a tiny waist seems impossible to accomplish- but not to Dolly. Her trademark high heels, sexy fitted clothes and loads of makeup makes her style and onstage presence felt. Dear to all, Dolly can lay back a bit with cosmetic surgery since aging takes place more gracefully and jives to the tune of naturalness more to a hilt.
The rising star of Dirty Dancing, she was the innocent young lady trying to make it on her own with an unexpectedly handsome and dashing dancing partner played by the late Patrick Swayze. This fantastic, old town movie was an instant hit. Soon after this movie’s success Jennifer went under the knife completely changing her look and identifiably imperfect nose. What soon came was a series of repeated procedures that ultimately changed her face drastically. Her close friend was not even able to recognize her as she confessed to this regrettable career decision. This lesson comes from an earnest persona now having television as her main stage as an actress.
This ever famous and talented actress has made a commotion with movie hits such as Bridget Jones’ Diary along with its sequels. Her purposefully heftier and rounder figure for these movies had made such an impact to an audience that being imperfect, clumsy, socially awkward and unbearably honest was to be celebrated. The Swiss Miss had basically charmed her way into the silver screen and yet so suddenly had given in to cosmetic procedures. With much sadness we think a reprise of Bridget Jones may not materialize with her soon.
Joan Rivers is a naturally beautiful actress of the sixties and had transformed herself across the media to a host and a bevy of tv series to her name. Her raspy voice and heavy New York accent pumps up the volumes of comedy antics and bravado from this talent. The late Joan Rivers had also made fun of herself about having plastic surgery done countless times to her face. Even in the light of this seemingly unnatural look she maintained a comedic exterior.
From the hit movies of Wall Street and Splash this unknown, bare, fresh faced girl became an instant cover girl. The blonde beauty though did not want to age to show off her age with the botox treatments on her face. Sadly this botched procedure of doing too much on her face made her face droop unnaturally.
Getting old should not be a problem for John Travolta with his handsome looks. However it is evident that undergoing some facial tucks has made his face look more shark-like than arrestingly fresh or youthful. Sometimes for men it is wise to bet on natural aging to give way to wrinkles that add character and depth instead of a plastic-like and smooth appearance.
This epic former had been in turmoil starting from his family background and personal issues. Being a legendary performer onstage has driven some into an almost cult following. Regardless, the singer dancer had numerous operations from skin bleaching to the disastrous nose job that had to be repeated numerous times over. The result was absolute irreparable damage that made his nose freakishly unnatural to his face. Sometimes an obsession to please could make one end up being a victim of the most greedy of cosmetic surgeons.
Truly when vanity calls sometimes it can lead you to become an addict to plastic surgery. In this case too much botox was the culprit that had damaged the exotic looks of Donatella Versace. A fashion mogul by right and replacing her brother, beauty and instant repairs to the face were just within her fingertips. One can say that over aging is possible through cosmetic procedures. The disastrous outcome to such obsessive behavior had ultimately led to a misshapen and contorted face. Too bad these surgeons do not care if their patients have had too much and no forewarning in this case was given.
This American crooner of the oldies, Barry Manilow is a singer song writer holding a candle to those many ballads in front of millions of hopeless romantics with concerts across the globe. His songs have touched many and even his storytelling style has given each of his songs a life of its own. In the evolving years however with performing onstage his looks have been transformed and evidently different. A natural pleaser Barry had changed the way he looked over the years. Although the pleasant appeal of his original looks were still intact, plastic surgery had been with him ever since he had started performing. His signature big nose had been under the knife several times which makes him seem less of the Barry we knew before.
It’s not impossible to maintain a youthful vibe or a positive attitude but wrinkles and sagging folds eventually do take over. Celebrities in the limelight deny this fact and sometimes go overboard for narcissistic reasons. Don’t let vanity cast its spell on you or on your God given looks. A healthy mind and balanced lifestyle can alternately get a celebrity to age smoothly and gracefully than any artificial nip or tuck out there.