plastic surgery

Culture

This book splits open the world of K-beauty in contemporary Seoul

We speak to author Frances Cha about her debut novel, 'If I Had Your Face', a story which follows four women as they navigate wealth, desire and the practical realities of plastic surgery.
Jenna Mahale
7.22.20
Culture

Instagram's anti-plastic surgery rules are stifling young filter artists

Filter creators are speaking out after changes to the app has resulted in their work being banned and deleted.
Hatti Rex
12.4.19
Beauty

how double eyelid surgery has become a rite of passage for many south korean youths

Living in a society obsessed with public perception and appearance, many young South Koreans are going under the knife to elevate their social status, boost their wealth, land a better job and find the perfect partner.
Yae-Jin Ha
4.3.19
Beauty

are people getting plastic surgery to look like instagram filters?

Doctors say maybe, minus the puppy ears.
Hannah Ongley
8.9.18
Think Pieces

the problem with kylie jenner’s almost billion dollar brand

“America loves black culture and not black people.”
Georgie Wright
7.16.18
Think Pieces

should we really be celebrating kylie removing her lip fillers?

Maybe not.
Georgie Wright
7.11.18
i-D

these photos critique south korea's plastic surgery mania

In "Live Your Dream," Eui-Jip Hwang exposes the artifice and unattainability of his birth country’s Western-influenced beauty ideals.
i-D Staff
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.27.17
i-D

is plastic surgery the new normal?

The trend for normcore beauty is on the rise. Small, no-need-to-make-a-fuss surgical procedures are gradually morphing us into the same person. This is generation #selfies, and #samesies.
Katie Service
7.3.15
Art

from plastic surgery to public meltdowns amalia ulman is turning instagram into performance art

Artist Amalia Ulman subverts the role of the female artist by turning life on social media into performance art, creating intricate stories that reveal how we view women online.
Dean Kissick
10.24.14