Smokey Robinson Plastic Surgery Before and After

Born in 1940, William “Smokey” Robinson, Jr. is a world-renown American R&B and pop singer songwriter who began his lifelong music career officially in 1955 as the founder and frontman for The Miracles, a Motown vocal group.  Smokey has allegedly been writing music since he was six years old when he wrote his first song for a school play.  Robinson’s unique songwriting style is integral to Motown and pop music in the late ‘50s and early ‘60s and is woven into famous sounds like The Temptations, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, and The Supremes, to name a few.  In 1987 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and awarded an individual star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Robinson won his first Grammy award in 1987 for best R&B Vocal Performance and was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 1990.  He has easily produced over 1,000 songs during his career beginning with over 30 hits with The Miracles and continuing throughout his songwriting career with hits like “My Girl”,  “Tracks of My Tears”, and “I Second That Emotion.” His most recent award was in 2009 when he received an honorary doctorate degree.

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Smokey Robinson Plastic Surgery Before and After

Smokey Robinson’s presence in the music industry is still prevalent today as he continues to write, produce, and perform in concert at the age of 74.  There has been a lot of controversy centered around the prevalence of plastic surgery in the celebrity realm, and Smokey is no exception.  It quickly became a largely controversial issue that a man of his age would undergo surgical cosmetic treatment.  Cosmetic plastic surgery has become commonplace in Hollywood, and it comes as no surprise when young celebrities, seeking to maintain their youthful appearances or achieve more striking features, endure the knife or other non-invasive procedures to meet that goal.  It is less commonplace, however, for men to undergo cosmetic surgery, much less a man of 74.  Smokey Robinson’s features post surgery are still striking, but unnaturally youthful.  He appears to have had at least one face lift, an eyebrow lift, and possibly a rhinoplasty.  The wrinkles and sagging skin one would expect to see in the face of a 74 year old individual are completely absent in Smokey Robinson’s features. In order to maintain an overall youthful appearance for someone of his age, Smokey most likely had several plastic surgeries over the past few years.  The tightness of the skin on his face is indicative of some sort of cosmetic work, either botox, a face-lift, or some combination of both.

Botox has become a common remedy for wrinkles as it temporarily blocks signals to the nerves causing the muscles to relax and soften because they are unable to contract.  Usually lasting 3-6 months, it is popularly used to soften wrinkles on the forehead and crows feet around the eyes.  Botox is most often prefered over face lifts or other treatments because it is non-invasive, non-surgical, and less expensive. The downside of botox is that it must be routinely used to maintain its effect, as the results of botox gradually fade over the months. Most people who eventually go the route of a facelift begin with botox. Some soon find that the results are too temporary or not strong enough to suit their needs. It seems that Smokey came to this conclusion himself and got a facelift. A facelift is a surgical procedure in which fat and unnecessary skin are removed from the face. The less fat and extra skin there is, the less the skin rolls over the bone and the more prominent the bone and strong muscles are. This results in fewer, if any, wrinkles, and creases around common areas such as the cheekbones, mouth, from the eye to the mouth line, and the forehead. Smokey’s face looks much smoother now than it did in his younger years, and much tighter, because of his surgery. Smokey, when he was young, also had very prominent lines (as many do) running from his nose to around his mouth. These lines are called nasolabial folds. Now, those lines are gone completely. Only a facelift, not botox, could have achieved this.

Smokeys heightened and more prominent brow suggests he may have also had a brow lift to decrease the wrinkles around the eyes and open them up for a more youthful look. A brow lift works similarly to a facelift, but on a different part of the face, to tighten the skin on the upper face and forehead. Also, his brows are definitely higher now, so he always has a sort of surprised look on him these days.

Facelifts and rhinoplastys are sometimes done together as one procedure and it seems that Smokey may have opted for that as well.  Having had a rhinoplasty would explain why his nose looks slightly smaller in new pictures. Trimming down the nosebud and the bridge of the nose makes the nose looks sharper, and, with a sharper nose, the other features on one’s face are accentuated. For Smokey, making his facial features more impactful helps disguise his age.  It has also been suggested that Smokey has had cheek implants, but it is unlikely, because he seems to have had nice high cheekbones before. When you look at early photos of Robinson, his high and pronounced cheekbones, which made him very handsome, are very apparent.

Most of the controversy surrounding Smokey Robinson’s cosmetic surgeries are because of his age and that he looks “unnaturally youthful” since he began his surgeries.  If, however, one disregards his actual age and takes into consideration his lifelong career in the spotlight of the music industry, it is much more acceptable and understandable that he would want to maintain his youthful appearance to harken back to his Motown days and to look great on stage, even at 74.

Holly Hunter plastic surgery Before and After

Holly Hunter is a national sensation of acclaimed fame and an actress with many awards. She made her debut on the silver screen in a 1981 horror movie called The Burning. Shortly thereafter, she moved to Los Angeles. She held a starring role in The Piano, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress and has received numerous other Oscar nominations for her roles in Broadcast News, The Firm and Thirteen.  Additionally, she has won BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards, among other awards.

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Holly Hunter plastic surgery Before and After

Hunter has clearly had a successful acting career, and she is still a major force in Hollywood. However, with a loss of hearing in one ear and her rapidly advancing age (she is currently 56), Hunter has to fight to keep in the spotlight. It is understandable that she would turn to plastic surgery to keep her appearance lively and to keep the competitive edge.

Observers have concluded that the celebrity has gone through several cosmetic procedures. First of all, focusing on Hunter’s face, it is obvious that she has had a facelift. Many celebrities, particularly women, turn to cosmetic surgery to keep their faces looking young. At 56, Hunter’s face looks fabulous for her age. She has scarcely any lines or creases on her face.

It is quite possible that Hunter is currently receiving or started out with Botox. Botox injections are used to make the face firmer and make it more full. It often makes the cheeks appear more refined and higher, giving the face a more cut profile and makes the face stand out. It also makes the face appear thinner, which help achieve that Hollywood glamour look. If you’ve noticed, all the models on covers of magazines and especially walking down catwalks have championed this high cheekbone look.

Botox injections use a toxin to disable nerve endings and stop muscle movement, which keeps muscles and skin from folding over and causing wrinkles and creases in the face. It is especially effective for lines around the mouth and under the cheekbones, as well as forehead creases, which tend to become very apparent with age.  Botox lasts anywhere from 3-6 months, depending on the person. It more or less gradually fades away. Some people can tolerate the fading process and wait until it’s completely gone to get a re-application, but others rush to get another injection at the first sign of wrinkles. Re-application has no known adverse effects, but some people develop immunity to the Botox toxin, in which case a different variation is used. Still, Botox injections are a continuous commitment which are time-consuming and can be very expensive, as well. Some people opt to forego this rigorous routine in favor of a facelift.

A facelift is actually a good investment for a celebrity. One surgery under general anesthesia takes a few weeks to heal, and lasts a lifetime. Hunter’s forehead is shiny and completely smooth. Her facelift pulled the sagging skin on her face and tightened her neck. Her smooth and defined face make her look twenty years younger. It seems that Hunter is getting procedures to help maintain her good looks, rather than alter them. Paired with her well-maintained and trim body, she is still beautiful enough to star in any film. With her age, one can’t really argue with her logic–it makes sense to keep herself looking good for the cameras. Of course, her face is probably helped by a dedicated routine of proper cleaning using skin-clearing products such as face washes, toners, and creams, as well as make up.

She likely has also undergone extensive cosmetic skin procedures. These procedures treat multiple conditions such as static wrinkles, dynamic wrinkles, pigmentation issues (sunspots, freckles, etc.), scars, blood vessels visible under the skin, and weakened skin structure. There are multiple options. One of the least evasive is a process called microdermabrasion, which uses a diamond-tipped wand to essentially grate off cells from the top layer of skin in order to encourage new skin growth. It usually requires multiple procedures spaced a few weeks apart, and the recovery is fast. Another option, more likely (it is more effective on aging skin) is laser resurfacing. Laser resurfacing uses high-intensity light to zap and improve the look of wrinkles, scars, and other anomalies by tightening loose skin. It can be light treatment or very deep-penetrating treatment. Recovery time is generally longer than micodermabrasion. Hunter might also regularly receive chemical peel treatments, which are cheaper than the previous two treatments and address acne scars, age spots, dull skin texture, skin discoloration, and wrinkles. The chemical peels essentially chemically remove the top layer of skin so that new, smoother and more evenly colored skin can grow instead.

Additionally, how one does their makeup can really change how one looks, and Hollywood experts have a large assortment of tricks up their sleeves to make anyone look prettier. Color choices and shading can make the face appear thinner, the lips bigger, eyes shinier, etc. This is why makeup artists and other cosmetic artists can fetch such high prices. Other important factors such as lighting decisions, choice of clothing, hairstyle, and, of course, photoshopping and post-production editing/airbrushing, come into play.

It seems apparent that Hunter has invested in some cosmetic surgeries, but we do not specifically know which, or how intense they were. Still, whatever she did turned out pretty well, because she looks great!

Elizabeth Berkley Plastic Surgery Before and After

Elizabeth Berkley (full name Elizabeth Berkley Lauren) is an actress, model, socialite, dancer, and generally, an entertainer of many talents. She gained her fame through work across all platforms, both american television as well as the silver screen, and on-stage in theater productions. Berkley was born in Michigan in 1972 and is currently 41 years of age. She got started in the fashion/entertainment industry at an early age. When she was young, she was an avid dancer, and she soon moved on to pursue dancing professionally and moved to New York to train with other dancers and choreographers. She took part in a variety of ballets, including Swan Lake, and several musicals. She was just a teenager when she started modeling for Elite. At just 17, she auditioned for the much-beloved television series, Saved by the Bell. The producers actually custom-created the role of Jessie Spano, for which she would become famous, just for her. She also later starred in both film installments of the series.

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Elizabeth Berkley Plastic Surgery Before and After

Berkley’s most notorious role is that of her in the sexy, NC-17 rated film, Showgirls. At first a box office bomb, the film has gained a cult following over the years, and is now one of the most famous cult films of all time. A large chunk of Berkley’s fanbase comes from fans of Showgirls. Since then, Berkeley has been in several films, including The First Wives Club, a few Woody Allen movies and also many dramatic television roles, starring in such series as CSI: Miami, NYPD Blue, Without a Trace, Threshold, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Berkley looks absolutely fantastic for her age. She looks like an absolute supermodel. She is also notable for her eyes, which are of two different colors, blue and one that is brown and blue. Most recently, in 2013, it was announced that she would be a contestant on the popular show, Dancing With the Stars. But she has gained the most notoriety recently for accusations that she has undergone extensive plastic surgery.

Elizabeth Berkley’s face is perfectly smooth and well-proportioned. She has achieved that glamorous high-cheekbone look that is so prized among female Hollywood celebrities, fashion models, and most women today. Though Berkley has always had fairly nice, full cheekbones, they are much more prominent and higher than ever before today. It is quite likely that Berkley received cheek fillers or implants. She did a very good job with them, because, while some celebrities get botched up plastic surgeries or go overboard, the size of her implants is just right. Cheek implants are made of a durable silicone material which, when placed right, add to the cheekbones rather than distract from them. Berkley’s cheek implants are just big enough, not too large, and add nice symmetry to her face. They also make her face look youthful and rejuvenated, and her skin looks tighter around her cheek and mouth area because of them.

Berkley has next to no wrinkles or creases on her face. Observers have determined that Berkley has likely gotten and is still getting regular facial injections such as Botox. Berkley is a good example of restrained Botox procedure. Berkley has had great results with Botox because she is careful about using it. She looks 10 years younger than her real age. She has a very smooth forehead, no mouth-lines, and no lines around her eyes. Her facial skin is quite shiny and elastic looking too, which affirms that she had botox done, but it has not been too overdone. Although, some fans argue that her face looks too glossy and plasticky, making the whole thing look artificial.

Elizabeth Berkley has also gotten a nose-job since her old dancing and modeling days. The tip of her nose is slightly smaller, so her nose looks more balanced and delicate and makes her whole face look more feminine. It appears that Berkeley has also undergone a lip augmentation surgery or lip filling injections. Her lips are definitely fuller and more apparent than before. Like her other surgeries, Berkeley didn’t go too overboard with her lips. They don’t look too puffy like, say, Angelina Jolie’s lips–in fact, they suit her very well.

The last modification Berkley underwent is her breasts. They are definitely bigger than before. In her earlier acting years, her breasts were of a fairly small size, to match her svelte figure. She didn’t have any “boob action” going on to speak of, or really show off. Now, however, she often wears low cut tops and deep cut dresses to show off her new assets. Her breasts are at least two sizes bigger, and much more perfectly shaped than before. It is almost certain that Berklley underwent a breast augmentation surgery because no woman has breasts in such a perfectly round shape. However, the new breasts actually look good on Berkley, and don’t look too unnatural. While they are a bit too perfect, if that can be a thing, they still compliment her toned physique and beautiful face very well.

Overall, Berkley has done a really good job with her selection of plastic surgeries. While many people, and celebrities in particular, go totally overboard in pursuit of the perfect look, Berkley has managed to escape the need for too much plastic surgery and has kept things toned down. This resulted in her simply enhancing and perfecting the features she already had, rather than trying to totally re-sculpt and change her face, which is much harder to do. Other celebrities can definitely learn a smart lesson from Berkley!

Kim Delaney  Plastic surgery Before and After

Kim Delaney is an American actress best known for her roles in exciting thriller-type drama series and movies. Her most beloved role, however, is probably her as Detective Diane Russell on the ABC television series NYPD Blue, a role for which she won an Emmy award. She also notable for her starring roles in Philly, CSI: Miami and Army Wives.

With everyone fighting so hard for the spotlight these days, celebrities have to fight back aging and keep their looks vibrant for the cameras, and stay relevant. And Kim Delaney, at age 52, needs to try extra hard to keep up with the younger crowd. She looks good, great actually, for her age, but it’s not due to good genes (at least not all of it). Fans and critics alike suspect that Delaney has gotten multiple plastic surgery procedures. Delaney has only ever denied that she did anything to artificially enhance her looks, but that is typical of celebrities. But looking at her before and after photos, one can definitely detect some changes.

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Kim Delaney Plastic surgery

Over the years, Delaney’s lips have gotten fuller, not thinner, as lips usually do with age. Observers have concluded that the fuller size of her lips are not natural and that it there is a high chance that she underwent some surgical work of some kind. Most likely, her fuller lips are the result of collagen injections. Some fans argue that the lips were not well done, and some suspect that Delaney has been abusing the injections, as the upper lip is a bit too big to suit the lower one. Fans started observing the changes as early as 2002, right before the debut of Delaney’s first year on CSI-Miami.

Another major change in Delaney is her face. She is surprisingly wrinkle and crease-free for her age. It is highly likely that she either received botox injections or had a facelift. Many patients start out their facial experiments with botox. As everyone knows, Botox’s fame comes in that it appears to iron out wrinkles and lines in aging faces. How does it do this? Botox is actually a toxin called Botulinum toxin, which is actually highly poisonous but safe when injected in extremely small concentrations. It prevents signals from the nerve cells reaching muscles so that they do not contract. This keeps muscles from creasing up skin and causing wrinkles and other unsightly lines on the face. This also, however, can give the face an artificially “stiff” appearance (the muscles on the face are paralyzed, after all). Botox must be continuously re-injected to keep its effects. Typically, Botox lasts from 3-4 months. It essentially slowly “fades” out and wrinkles slowly start to creep in again. Some people can wait for the Botox to completely wear off, but others, like those in the spotlight, get in trouble at the first site of any wrinkles. Repeat injections aren’t harmful (from what scientists know now), but they are time-consuming and costly. Not to mention a small percentage of people can develop antibodies which cause immunity to Botox. Plus, it takes up to three days for the Botox injection to take full effect. No celebrity wants to be in hiding for that long every few months! It seems logical that Delaney would forego this rigorous process of facial care and instead go the direct route of a facelift.

Many people, especially famous one, are willing to pay a higher price for a more youthful appearance, so a facelift for Delaney would be a good investment. In the long run, it’s safer, less expensive, and less noticeable (in terms of hospital visits, etc.) than regular botox injections. A facelift is forever, more or less. The surgery takes just a few hours, under general anesthesia or deep twilight sleep. A cut is made under the hairline and excess facial skin or fat is removed, occasionally the underlying tissue is tightened, and the skin is redraped on the patient’s face and neck.  Delaney’s forehead is absolutely crease and wrinkle free. She has no lines when she furrows her eyebrows, lifts them up in surprise or joy, or really with any other emotion. She has very few lines around her eyes, too, and no bags under them. This flawless forehead and cheeks are simply impossible at her age of 52. No doubt Delaney has access to the top plastic surgeons in LA and New York, because her facelift turned out very well. Her face might look a tad staff or plasticky at times, but that’s something one wouldn’t notice unless they were paying very close attention, and already had suspicions that she had plastic surgery. Overall, her face looks firm and healthy. Delaney, too, seems very happy with her appearance and has kept her military fitness routine. Years of good diet and exercise have led her to have a glowing skintone, which complements the facelift perfectly.

Another suspicion is that Delaney had breast augmentation surgery of some kind. “Boob jobs” need not necessarily be extremely noticeable. In fact, most plastic surgeons recommend, if one is going for bigger breasts, not to go up past half a size or size bigger, at risk of both the breasts looking fake and physical safety. The less change one has to do to the body, and the small the silicone implants, the less likely the body is to reject said implants. Delaney’s breasts certainly look much rounder and fuller than before. Very few women have breasts of such a perfectly circular shape as Delaney does now. Her breasts are not gigantic by any means, they definitely fit her figure, but it is pretty apparent she got something done. For one thing, she is wearing more low-cut clothing than ever before. From deep-cut red carpet dresses to wide v-neck and scoop-neck shirts, she has been showing off her assets more now than when she was younger. Typically, with age comes saggier breasts, so it seems curious that Delaney would only now decide to show off her breasts. But with the help of some experts and professionals, it seems Delaney achieved the perfect breasts.

Overall, Delaney has made some positive and visible, yet not excessively noticable, changes to her body via plastic surgery. She could teach a lesson to other celebrities who often go too far. Sometimes just right is better than perfect.

Scarlett Johansson plastic surgery Before and After

With the increasing popularity of plastic surgery, it is no wonder that most celebrities have gone under the scalpel in recent years, even for just minor changes or improvements. Celebrities who looked fabulous before, have emerged with surgeries tucking this or that, lifting up cheekbones, scaling down noses, and so on, some looking perfect and others worse off than when they started.

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Scarlett Johansson plastic surgery Before and After

Scarlett Johansson is widely considered one of the sexiest women in the world (Johansson was named “Sexiest Women Alive” not once, but twice by Esquire magazine), yet she has undergone plastic surgery as well. It is difficult to pinpoint exactly what Johansson has got done, as she has always denied all allegations of plastic surgery and the topic is very “hush hush” among Hollywood celebrities. However, speculation is probably accurate. For example, Johansson most definitely got plastic surgery on her nose. By looking at Before and After pictures, one can easily see that she got a rhinoplasty (a nose reduction). It is likely that doctors trimmed down the bridge of her nose, and reduced the size and roundness of the bulbous nasal tip.

It is also possible that Johansson got cheek augmentation surgery, to push her cheekbones higher, giving her a more “LA starlett” look. This is a very popular surgery amongst celebrities, as the high cheekbone look is highly prized for women. There are several methods of achieving this look, some more invasive and requiring more healing time than others.

Cheek fillers are probably the most common, as they are the least expensive and are an in-office procedure. They are typically sought after by people with thin faces or those who are aging and wish to look younger. With cheek fillers, which can last up to a year, people can have fuller cheeks, which makes them appear years younger. Cheek fillers are often the first step when someone is considering the look of larger cheekbones. They can also be continually redone (no recovery and low cost). The cheek filling solvent is called Radiesse. However, for the right woman, a mid-face lift could also be very effective for higher cheekbones—it depends on the bone and facial structure of the female considering surgery.

However, it is probably unlikely that Johansson used cheek fillers, as she had rather full cheeks to begin with. Her problem lay more along the line of a “baby face.” Instead, she probably used one of the other two options: cheek implants or removal of the mid cheek, buccal fat pad. In the latter, folds of fat and extra chub around the face–”baby fat”–are cut out so that the skin can be tightened around the cheekbones. In most cases, and as is most likely with Johansson, this surgery works out beautifully, giving a more striking look to their appearance. The advantage of this surgery is that there is a relatively short recovery period and no visible incision.

The most permanent and “severe” surgery is cheek implantation. Cheek implant surgery can be performed under local anesthesia.Healing time is a few weeks, if all is well. However, the disadvantage of this healing time is that cheeks are visibly puffy and swell up for weeks after. It takes quite a bit of time for the redness and swelling to go down, but, once they do, there is no trace of surgery. The implants themselves are made out of synthetic silicone. There is no scarring because the implants are inserted through the mouth –inside a “pocket” made through the gun line and going above the upper jaw. The silicone implants are placed over the cheekbones. Though they make a visible difference, the implants themselves cannot be felt, neither internally by the patient nor palpable to the hand. If one put their hand there, it would feel the same as any other cheek. It is possible that Johansson underwent this surgery so that she wouldn’t have to worry about her cheeks again. And, indeed, they certainly look better now than they did when she was younger (a bit of weight loss probably helped, too).

There are some celebrity watchers who believe that Johansson had a lip augmentation surgery. However, realistically, this appears unlikely, as her lips have scarcely changed over the years. They are neither thin nor too big, so Johansson probably saw little need for change. It is plausible, though, that Johansson had some light lip fillers (such as collagen injections) over the years, to keep her lips firm and in shape. This is quite common among famous women, and, in fact, among ‘normal’ women, as well. Or, Johansson and her makeup team could simply be making good use of  “lip-plumping” products such as fattening lip-glosses and lipsticks. These products aren’t the best for the lips, but they are much more natural and safer than any type of injection or surgery. These lip pumpers fatten lips temporarily, often by irritating the lips. They use ingredients like cinnamon, ginger mint, wintergreen, or the fiery compound in hot peppers to boost blood flow to the lips, causing them to appear bigger. It’s most likely Johansson uses these in possible combination with collagen injections and make-up to achieve perfect lips.

But probably the most contested part of Scarlet Johansson’s body are her literally world-famous breasts. They are widely praised as the perfect size and shape, which makes people suspicious of them. They do indeed look like breast implants, because they are so round. Of all the accusations of plastic surgery, this is the one Johansson denies the most. When one looks at “Before” and “After” photos, though, there is clearly some change. Her breasts looked a lot smaller and droopier before. She had less of her trademark hourglass figure because her boobs simply didn’t stand out that much. Nowadays, they are almost the first thing anyone sees. Most people are quite convinced she has had breast implants, and some plastic surgeons have come out and said they believe so, as well. Of course, perhaps Johansson only had minor work done on her breasts, or improved their firmness through regular exercise and push-up bras. We’ll never know!

Julianna Margulies Plastic Surgery Before and After

In order to maintain the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life, countless celebrities do everything in their power to look younger.  Plastic surgery is a popular option among many A-listers, as actors and actresses undergo procedures that alter the appearance of their nose, ears, or eyes.  While some come out looking even better than before, there are a few cautionary tales when it comes to cosmetic surgery.

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Julianna Margulies Plastic Surgery Before and After

Julianna Margulies possesses one of the most recognizable faces on Primetime Television, as she has garnered commercial success for her roles in ER and the Good Wife.   The Award-Winning actress has maintained a youthful appearance for quite some time despite the fact that she was born in 1966.  This opens the door to speculation among the mainstream media on how Margulies has been able to age seamlessly, even though she is pushing 47 this year.  On the contrary, Margulies has credited her figure to a hardcore diet and exercise program.  By looking at some before and after photos, there is clear evidence that she has had some work done in regards to a facelift and a Botox injection.  On top of that, there are some signs of a rhinoplasty (a nose reduction).  This has been done to wash away any signs of aging when studying the countless wrinkles and baggy skin that muddled her facial expressions in 2010.

It seems very likely that Margulies experimented with eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), which takes away the extra baggage right under the eyes.  This gives her a more wide-eyed look and takes away from a droopy eyelid appearance that is common among older women.  On the contrary, this surgery will not take away from the shadows that form under the eye or any other wrinkles in the eyelid area.  A surgeon would typically perform the procedure by cutting through the natural lines formed near the eyelids, and then separate the skin from the inner tissue.  All of the excess fat and skin will be removed from the eyelids and the cuts will be closed with a series of stitches.  This alteration was pretty clear in her most recent red carpet pictures.  In the Entertainment Industry, it is crucial to eliminate the saggy eyelid look, as it gives off the impression of old age and tiredness.

The Botox Injections are most noticeable on Margulies’s face in the before and after pictures, as she has obtained a more lively and exuberant look in the face in the recent year.  Botox is mainly used to eliminate the wrinkles and stress lines in one’s face, which comes due to old age and the wear and tear a person experiences throughout the course of their life.  Many doctors would use fillers containing chemicals such as Restylane, Artefill, Dyport, and Juvederm to inject in the skin.  This is a rather risky procedure because of the uncertainty in the quantity of doses given to patients.  An amateur cosmetic surgeon may overdose the skin with these chemicals, which ultimately leads to a stone face with little room for facial expressions.  When examining Margulies’s face, she shows no signs of a motionless face, as she is an accomplished actress who displays emotions very well through her facial ques.  That simply does not discount the proposition that she has used Botox but rather had careful work done by an experienced cosmetic specialist.

Apart from the facial injections, Margulies might have gone with a face-lift to mask the wrinkles on her forehead.  In the after pictures, she appears to have an uncanny glow to her forehead that raises a lot of eyebrows pertaining to how she has such radiant skin that was not present a couple of years ago.  In order to survive in show business, actresses are required to display a youthful appearance that appeals to the mainstream population.  Through the facelift, Margulies has managed to turn back the clock almost a decade by cleaning up the loose skin under her cheeks and the obvious wrinkles on the forehead.  To add to that, women that are crossing the 50 year old mark usually have some frown lines on their face, which is another trait that Margulies has been able to avoid.

When diving deeper into Margulies’s facial changes over the years, there is slight evidence of nose reconstruction.  In the earlier photos, her nose appeared to be a little crooked and abnormally large, but in her most recent photo; she has fixed that issue most likely through rhinoplasty surgery.  The surgery was utilized to trim down her nose and give it a sleeker and more elegant look.  A nose job is a fairly simple procedure, as it is administered through general anesthesia and does not require overnight stay.  In Margulies’s case, the doctor probably made a series of cuts across the base of nose, which may lead to the re-shaping of the inner bones in the nose.  This will give off the impression of a nose reduction.  While a nasal splint is required after the first week of surgery, there should only be slight swelling in the nose for the next six months that should fade away over time.  Overall, Margulies’s nose underwent a minor transformation that might not be picked at first glance.

All in all, Margulies has shot down every rumor that has surfaced regarding potential plastic surgery use.  She simply credits her breathtaking appearance to years of healthy eating coupled with an exercise regimen and proper supplementation.  On the other hand, she has been an advocate of cosmetic procedures, as she believes that a person should have the right to enhance their body if it improves their own emotional health.  With that being said, Margulies has also hinted that she might be open to getting an elective surgery down the line if it is for professional or personal reasons.  While countless celebrity blogs and gossip magazines may accuse Margulies of blatant plastic surgery use, she should still be commended for her impressive appearance and ability to remain one of television’s most recognizable female figures.

Delta Burke Plastic Surgery before and after

Cosmetic surgery has become increasingly popular in recent years. In 2011, reportedly 15 million people worldwide underwent some type of plastic surgery, with the United States consistently leading in the highest ratings of plastic surgeons and surgeries. Celebrities in the United States make up an especially large portion of Americans who have gone under the knife. Celebrities old and young are having everything from rhinoplasties to tummy tucks performed in an effort to look their absolute best. Unlike the early forms of plastic surgery, the procedures no longer carry the dangerous connotations of it’s early years. However, like with most things, there are still cases of the good versus bad.

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Delta Burke Plastic Surgery

Delta Burke, the famous actress, comedian and successful designer, is among the many celebrities with plastic surgery. Delta Burke is best known for her role in the CBS comedy Designing Women and as the designer and manager for her successful clothing line, Delta Burke Design. While Burke has not yet publicly spoken about her surgeries, it is speculated that she received botox injections, as well as a facelift, fillers,and chin and cheek implants. Burke has struggled with weight and self-esteem issues for her entire life, likely stemming from her early years as a pageant queen. Therefore, it is of little surprise that, in her late 50’s she opted for plastic surgery to soothe the effects of aging. While botox injections and facelifts are common for aging celebrity women, they don’t always have the desired results. In Burke’s case the results are mixed.

In her pre-surgery photos Burke has strikingly beautiful features with a sharp, angular jawline, pointed chin, and high, full cheekbones. Her eyes are bright, and visible and her face is smooth with no signs of puffiness or wrinkles. With her naturally gorgeous looks, it’s no surprise that Delta Burke’s career began with her crowning as 1974’s Miss Florida. However, Burke’s post-surgery pictures show a slightly different story. As the years wore on, Burke, like many older female celebrities, turned to plastic surgery in an effort to preserve her youthful good looks and halt the physical effects of aging. While Delta Burke is no Jocelyn Wildenstein, whose face has been so altered by plastic surgery that she now more closely resembles a panther than a human, she was still unfortunate enough to experience the less successful side of plastic surgery. In her younger years, as her struggle with losing weight began, Burke appears to have experimented with face lifts, cheek and chin implants as an attempt to make her face appear thinner and more angular. Often times when a person has a face lift performed it is to smooth the face of wrinkles incurred by an age related loss of collagen. However, when someone in their 20’s or 30’s undergoes a facelift they usually are not showing those signs of loose skin and wrinkles yet, causing the procedure to give their face an overstretched, surprised appearance. This is precisely what happened to Burke after her first face lift. In the post surgery pictures, her eyebrows were raised higher, and one cheek appeared fuller and slighly misshaped when compared to the other. Additionally, her chin was markedly sharper than it previously had been. While these surgeries did not have the ideal results, they did succeed in giving Burke’s face a thinner look.

Nowadays, Burke has put on a lot of weight, which has countered any positive effects of her surgeries and worsened all the problems she tried to fix. Still, we can surmise at what cosmetic procedures Burke underwent, because there were certainly several. Though now covered by a layer of fat, it is obvious that Burke received some sort of cheek fillers or injections. Though her cheeks are chubby, that does not account for how unnaturally puffy they are. Critics suspect that her cheeks are swollen, from too many Restylane or Juvederm injections or misplaced fillers, or both. It appears that she still has the cheek fillers in, even though they look far too high and strange on her face. She also underwent, at some point, a chin augmentation surgery and got a chin filler. It appears she wanted to make her chin look a bit sharper and more defined, which is a goal of many women who struggle with weak chins. Chin implants improve the appearance of a weak chin and create better balance for all the facial features. Chin implants are made from either mersilene mesh or silastic or medpore. It is uncertain as to which type Burke got, but what is for sure is that her chin is much more prominent now, but not in a very good way. Somehow, the chin implant was far too big for her, and now her entire head looks twice the size it previously was, and her face is much wider, too. Though she gained weight, that weight is nothing to account for this ballooning in headsize. It also seems that Burke had far too many fillers injected into her face, causing all of it to be appear too puffy and swollen.

In addition to a facelift, chin implant, cheek implants, and injections, Burke probably had cosmetic procedures for her eyes, too. Plastic surgery to address wrinkles under the eyes and sagging eyelids is called blepharoplasty. Skin under and around the eye is tightened and a new eyelid is sewn in. Sometimes, when not done quite correctly (or just depending on the person on whom the surgery is being performed), this will eliminate the wrinkles but result in the eye looking smaller. This is apparently what happened to Burke, whose eyes look much smaller and more angled now post-surgery.

Lastly, it is clear that Burke had something done to her lips. They are much sharper and wider than before. Her lips aren’t too overblown or puffy, so it is unlikely she had lip injections, but she certainly had a lip augmentation surgery of some kind.

Kathryn Morris plastic surgery

Kathryn Morris is an American actress most known for her place in television, gathering fame for her lead role as Detective Lilly Rush in CBS series Cold Case. She even made a brief recurring appearance in the Xena series. But she’s also gained note on the silver screen, playing alongside famous stars like Ben Affleck in the 2004 movie Paycheck, in the film Minority Report in which she played the wife of Tom Cruise’s character, in A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, in Resurrecting the Champ, and, most recently, in the starring role of the Lifetime original romantic comedy, The Sweeter Side of Life. With luscious blonde locks, pale blue eyes, and a pretty face, Morris has graced the screen in many small appearances, and, at age 45, she is looking great! Her face is pale and smooth as snow, there isn’t a wrinkle to be seen, she has perfectly full and blush cheeks, a perfect smile with pearly-white teeth, and a face of symmetry. How has she managed to achieve, and more importantly maintain, this youthful appearance and vigor over all these years.

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Kathryn Morris plastic surgery

As we all know, the Hollywood stage has shifted over the past few decades to rely more and more on a material sense of beauty and style. Quite unlike the “golden” years of Hollywood, female celebrities have a much more unrealistic bar of beauty placed over their heads. “Natural” beauty is praised, but only if one uses make-up and other means to get there. There’s definitely a standard in Hollywood today, one that female celebrities have to keep up with in order to stay in the spotlight. As we’ve seen with celebrities in the past, it’s quite easy to get kicked off the stage and find oneself in dire straits, both financially and in terms of employment. Pulling oneself out of this ditch, especially past the age of 40, is nigh impossible. So celebrities have to fight back age, and one of the most common and powerful tools they use is cosmetic surgery.

Morris’ face and face shape are far too perfect for her anyone of any age, let alone her age of 45. It is quite obvious that she must have invested in some sort of procedure to keep her face in shape. Speculation has been circulating in the showbiz world concerning Morris’ face changes that occurred quite suddenly and were observed by thousands of her fans. Her face suddenly got much thinner, as if she had lost fifteen pounds overnight. It seems that she has either gotten botox or a facelift. It seems most likely, though, that she went straight for the facelift (most people start out with botox), as her face underwent a serious change all of a sudden. A facelift procedure lasts a few hours under general anesthesia. An incision is made at the hairline or near the hairline and fat and excess skin are removed from underneath the skin. Less fat means less unsightly spots (think cellulite texture) and fewer wrinkles. Fans also suspect that Morris received cheek fillers, as her cheekbones look much more prominent than before.

Cheek fillers are made of a durable silicone material and are cut to the individual’s face shape. Incisions are made under the cheekbone and the fillers are slid in on top of the cheekbones. The fillers add extra volume to the cheekbones but cannot be felt–neither by the wearer nor by an outside observer touching the cheek. The fillers are permanent and give a lasting lifetime effect. Though the surgery is expensive, in the long run, it is much cheaper and much safer than using Botox. Botox hasn’t been around long enough for scientists to study it thoroughly. Therefore, while it is assumed that repeat Botox injections have no negative effects, it is really unknown.

Additionally, viewers of Morris’ hit show, Cold Case, have noted and commented on the change in her lips. According to viewers, they look as though they have puffed up or swelled. It would appear that Morris got a lip job, injections, or some other procedure on her lips, as they are bigger than before. Morris is by no means the first Hollywood actress to try to puff up her lips–pumped and full lips are all the rage these days. Morris’ lips are definitely wider, a result of a lip augmentation surgery no doubt, but they are also fuller, particularly the bottom lip. It would appear that Morris not only invested in a lip augmentation surgery, but also lip fillers and regular updates to said fillers. Her new lips, particularly their new width (many fans believe that the width of the lips don’t suit her, but the case is up for debate) are especially visible when Morris dons bright red lipstick for the red carpet and other important events.

Morris has also gotten some sort of eye surgery to eliminate bags under her eyes, sagging, and wrinkles and creases around the eye area. The surgery (or multiple surgeries) seem not to have worked out so well. Lines are still visible, but, what’s more, her eyes have become much smaller than before. Not only that, but her left eye appears squished in comparison to the right–she constantly seems as though she is squinting out of one eye. We cannot be sure if this is the result of multiple corrective surgeries, or was an unfortunate accident of the first eye surgery. In any case, it seems that Morris has decided to stop with any cosmetic surgeries on her eyes for now, lest she make the situation worse. However, it is possible that she is receiving some form of injection to ward off the wrinkles.

Ivanka Trump plastic surgery

The daughter of Donald Trump, one of the most successful businessmen and investors in the world, Ivanka Trump, is not someone who is hidden from the public eye. The growth of Trump’s daughter has been witnessed by the eyes of the public for over 30 years. This is why it is no surprise that people would notice a change in her appearance, no matter how subtle they may be. While it has yet to be officially confirmed, speculation exists that Ivanka has undergone plastic surgery on multiple occasions. She obviously has the money to undergo plastic surgery seeing as how her father is a billionaire and she is a successful model and business woman, amongst other things.

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Ivanka Trump plastic surgery

Where exactly did Ivanka get plastic surgery? The answer is present in photos of her in her 20s. The first indication of when she had plastic surgery is sometime between the age of 24 and 25. Throughout her life we have seen her nose remain a bit plump from baby fat. While this did not make an impact on her modeling career, it is a part of her body that she felt she had to change. Pictures of Ivanka at the age of 23 (in 2004) show that she had a sort of round nose. Yet if you look at pictures of her one year later in 2005, you will notice the shape of her nose has changed and has become more narrow. The change was not extremely drastic, as the rest of her body remained the same (for now). Her nose saw another change another year later in 2006 as the shape looked a bit pointier than it did the previous year, guess she wasn’t finished changing her facial appearance, or maybe she wasn’t satisfied with the initial results. Whatever the case she had a rhinoplasty upgrade that helped bring out her cheeks a bit more.

It appears this was the first step she took at altering her appearance and she liked it, because a few years later she underwent a more drastic change that stunned the public. At the 2007 Golden Globe Awards Ivanka Trump showed up with a new set of breasts. There was a fairly obvious and big change and everyone noticed (and most likely stared) at the new Ivanka right in front of them. The daughter of Donald Trump was now sporting the appearance of a fully grown woman, and she appeared more confident than ever as she showcased her new attention grabbers. She was criticized on the big change, mainly because many felt that her breasts were now too large for her frame, yet she continued to flaunt her new breasts with confidence. You’d think she was done with plastic surgery at this point, but she wasn’t finished with altering her appearance one bit.

In 2008 (just one year after she got her breast implants) she decided to focus on her face yet again. Ivanka does have all the money in the world, and she is probably used to getting any and everything she wants, so it is no surprise that she was not fully satisfied with the way she looked at the age of 27. She looks like she underwent rhinoplasty again to make her cheeks look even more pinched. Now she looked like she had even less fat on her face, which is apparently the beauty standard in her eyes. The series of surgeries have helped her look less full in some areas, while helping her become more full in others. No one is born perfect, but Ivanka definitely made several attempts to tap into her idea of the standard of what it means to look beautiful.

Ivanka was surely done with altering her appearance, right? Well in the years following 2008 it looks like she may have had botox. There is no real concrete evidence, but given her track record it would not come as a shock if it was revealed that she had undergone botox. She has access to the best surgeons in the world, why wouldn’t she take advantage of having them give her a quick beauty fix every now and then?

Her skinny face started to look like it had a lot more life in 2011. This is most likely due to the fact that she was pregnant at the time. In all honesty her face looks like it has a lot more life with the extra (but not too much more) meat on it. Her attempt at seeking perfection backfired on her a bit because she simply looked just like every other woman who was hooked on undergoing several plastic surgeries. The pointed nose and reduced puffiness in the cheeks quickly became a thing of the past after 2010, yet the surgeries remained. It appears she may have realized this and decided to keep her fuller face in both 2011 and 2012. She appeared to have more life to her when her bones didn’t look as if they were going to pop out of her face at any given moment. Not only did her face look more full but she had a nice glowy and soft brown tan that helped bring out her hair and eyes. This was definitely a point in time where her natural beauty started to show again and she looked magnificent.

Trump had one child in July of 2011 and another in October of 2013. After recently giving birth again there is no evidence that she has undergone the knife another time, but there is also no evidence to prove that it didn’t happen either. She may find satisfaction in her appearance as of now, but by being in her early 30s there is plenty of time for her to undergo plastic surgery again. Only time will tell whether or not Ivanka Trump will make another major change in her appearance. Who knows, she may finally catch on to the Zumba fad and decide that she needs butt implants. Either way, keep your eye on her to see if she changes anytime soon.

Catherine Bell plastic surgery

Catherine Bell is a British-American actress best known for her role of Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie in the famous television series JAG. She has also held numerous other roles, such as Denise Sherwood in the series Army Wives (keeping up with that military theme) and Cassandra “Cassie” Nightingale in the popular Lifetime movie series, The Good Witch. Occassionally, she makes notable appearances both on the TV and on the silver screen (in Bruce Almighty and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit just to name a few. But in all her appearances, it is safe to say that she has always had at least one or two viewers drooling over her, and throughout the years, she has attracted quite a large fan following.

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Catherine Bell plastic surgery

Before beginning her acting career, Catherine Bell was a model. And with all her assets, from her stand-out facial features and svelte hourglass body to her sultry dark hair, it makes sense. A mix of Scottish and Persian heritage, she that look of “natural” and softly “exotic” sort of beauty everyone admires. And, for a long time, she kept it up, getting even better over the years. But apparently the looming prospect of aging got to her, because just relatively recently, Bell was spotted looking not herself. Is it do to a face change? In other words, did Bell go under the knife, as so many celebrities in the movie industry do? Bell has not come out in response to the rumors that she had cosmetic surgery, but fans are suspicious (when asked, Bell neither confirmed nor denied, but merely stated: “I am now happy with my appearance”). There is clearly a difference in facial features, but, unfortunately, her attempts at improving her appearance lean more towards the negative than the positive (according to critics).

So what did she get done? Based on before and after photos, one can see that Bell now has no droopy undereyes or eye-bags, as she did previously. For her age of 45, this is very unusual (read: unnatural). People who have analyzed the subject have concluded that Bell had eyelid surgery, known professionally as a blepharoplasty. The colloquial phrasing for this type of surgery is an “eyelid lift,” but this is, in fact, inaccurate, as the eyelid is never lifted during surgery. Like most cosmetic surgeries, the most common form of blepharoplasty involves removing fat from under the eye (the bulging skin causes bags under the eyes). A small incision is made and excess fat and skin removed. A thin stitch then brings the skin back together. The eyelid is essentially tightened around the new width of the skin under the eye, which corrects droopiness or sagging.

The most noticable result of Bell’s surgeries is her nose, which looks drastically different than it did before. Namely, it is much narrower than before, and it appears the tip of her nose underwent some changes, too, as it is a bit more pinched than earlier. The bridge of her nose can now be seen very clearly and so her profile looks much sharper than it did before. It is apparent that she had a nose job, called a rhinoplasty, done. Even her nostrils are slimmer and more sharply flared. The bridge of the nose also seems far too straight and rigid looking. In her new photos and portraits, her nose is even more noticable than before, and not in a good way! Most people agree that the nose job was unnecessary and that her nose looked better before her surgery. It’s just another lesson that aiming for too perfect can result in disaster. Let well enough alone, as they say.

For her age, Bell’s face looks amazingly smooth and wrinkle-free. In fact, her face is quite right looking, pointing to the possibility of a facelift or botox injections. Paired with her new diet and exercise plan, plus a rigorous skin routine, her face looks glowing now. Some argue that her face is a bit too stiff and looks unnatural, but the jury is still out. It is also quite plausible that Bell might also have gotten cheek injections, as her cheeks are higher and more noticable than before. This goes right along with the trend of high cheekbones and the lengths to which Hollywood actresses will go to achieve them. Cheek implants are unlikely, as she already had visible, and quite nice, cheekbones to begin with.

Ultimately, it seems that Bell is pleased with her new look. With such heavy changes, it is nearly impossible to keep quiet in the public eye. Yet, Bell has never talked about her surgeries and it doesn’t look like she will. She simply repeats that she is very happy and that she loves the way she looks. Most of her work turned out fantastically, like her eyelids and her fuller, firmer face, but the nose, it seems, was a step too far. But to each their own! Regardless of what she could have done with or without, Bell is still a beautiful woman and a very talented actress, and she’s sure to star in many new and exciting works in the coming years. And, critical of her new looks or not, her fans will be right there supporting her.