– And The ‘Fakest’ Country In The World Is…:
If America is so ‘exceptional’ why is it the world’s leader in needing to ‘change’…
When it comes to plastic surgery, the United States is still the country with the most procedures worldwide.
You will find more statistics at Statista
In 2014, there were a total of 4.1 million procedures, 20 percent of the world’s total, according to data compiled by The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
Business is also booming in Brazil and Japan where there were 2.1 and 1.3 million procedures last year respectively.
Source: The Burning Platform
Tags: Global News, Plastic surgery, U.S.
– America’s Next Economic Bonanza: Bigger Butts (ZeroHedge, Nov 11, 2014):
The U.S. booty business is getting a big bump, as AP reports companies are cashing in on growing demand from women seeking the more curvaceous figures of their favorite stars. While Millennials may spend most of their day sitting on their Minaj-esque “big fat butts” playing Kardashian, the business of boosting butts is bursting. From padded panties and gym classes that promise plumper posteriors to the “Brazilian butt lift,” in which fat is sucked from a patient’s stomach, love handles or back and put into their buttocks and hips, French sociologist Jean-Claude Kaufmann says “there’s a trend to show off the buttocks in place of breasts due to the rise of Beyonce,” Jennifer Lopez, and more recently Meghan Trainor. The bottom line – butt lifts and implants are the fastest growing plastic surgery, helping GDP at a cost of $10-13k each.
As AP reports,
Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give the appearance of a rounder rump are selling out. Continue reading »
Tags: Economy, GDP, Global News, Plastic surgery, Society