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I think plastic surgery outside of reconstructive surgery is ridiculous. There are far better things people could devote time and money too, but instead Americans alone spent 16 billion dollars on cosmetic surgery in 2016 alone.
Think of all the lives that could be saved with 16 billion dollars, think of what could be done for the environment. How much food could that provide? Or clean water? Or life saving surgery?
An average chemotherapy treatment costs 30,000 dollars in total. Meaning with the money spent on cosmetic surgery in 2016 you could pay for 533,333 chemotherapy treatments. Or 16,000 heart transplants, or 40,000 kidney transplants, or 26,666,666 sets of childhood vaccines. These are only a few of the thousands of better uses 16 billion dollars could be put to use for, and that’s only the money spent on cosmetic surgery in America. People always say ohhh I’d love to help out with this or that, or someone should do something about this or that. Well imagine if everyone who was spending thousands of dollars on plastic surgery a year put that money to better use. Like feeding starving children, or providing clean water to those who don’t have access to it, or investing in renewable energy, or cleaning up the garbage that humans are throwing into the ocean, or literally anything else of consequential value. Think about what could be accomplished then.
Hmmm. I suppose there are circumstances where it would make perfect sense. Someone having to go FAR undercover, perhaps... someone having to replace someone, maybe.
If they KNEW they would make more money than the surgery cost, and they weren't going overboard... I could understand certain impersonators doing it, if it was going to make a good income. It wouldn't be unhealthy.
I think trying to enhance a look isn't a problem. I've done haircuts and minor stuff like that because I know it's looked good on a celeb that people tell me I look like. I try to wear stuff that other celebs in my body type would look good. Not so much to look like them, but because I know it works for them, and if we happen to look alike, it might just work for me. Not an issue.
If someone is just doing it to resemble a celebrity that they look nothing like, then it's a bigger issue. If they're going into debt, or obsessive about getting surgery to drastically change their look, it's a problem.
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Most Helpful Girls
I think its unhealthy to get plastic surgery unless its to correct a real health problem.
Getting surgery to look like a celebrity screams low self esteem and possible mental health issues.
I have problems with my skin, i have chemical peels. That was recommended by my dermatologist who told me i also had sun damage. Now i wear the proper skin care to prevent further damage. Other than thst whenever i look in the mirror i see parts of my mum, and parts of my father. I was made from love. Thats special and unique. The best part is im an only child so i truly am one of a kind. Looking more like someone else prevents you and others really getting to know who you are and what makes you special. It really hurts me that this is what we have become. The more educated and more advanced technology gets the more humans find ways to self loathe and feel inadequate. I am not a product of always feeling loved, i had a rough childhood but i learnt to love myself. And i embrace thst i have aspects of both parents good and bad but i get to choose who I am without surgically removing it or adding to. 9/10 most people that have this type of surgery live to regret it
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