Browsing All posts tagged under »cosmetic surgery«

The 24-Hour Boob Job

May 12, 2015


  Life in the Boomer Lane was in the process of tweaking her latest post about the Hubble discovery of phantom objects lurking around dead quasars, when she happened to glance at the following headline, compliments of Newsweek: The 24-Hour Boob Job. If you are a loyal reader who actually cares about dead quasars and […]

Butts, Boobs, and Botox

August 2, 2013


Life in the Boomer Lane has noticed that every time she writes anything about plastic surgery, her comments are flooded by the likes of: Plastic surgery is disgusting. I would never alter my appearance in any way, shape, or form. Don’t we all have better things to spend our money on? With all the terrible […]

The Hunger-for-Beauty Games Pt2: Breasts vs Brains

May 31, 2012


We came of age at a time when society seemed to be redefining, not only the roles of women, but of itself.  We were young when, for the first time in living memory, it was youth who toppled a president and ended a war.  When the modern women’s liberation movement began. When Roe v Wade […]

Hillary Clinton: Face Off

May 10, 2012


Hillary  Clinton, in an event generating even more negative feedback than her 1993 national health care debacle, has appeared in public with minimal makeup, glasses, and au natural hair.  The shocking occurrence took place during an official event in Bangladesh, part of her current diplomatic tour throughout Asia. In an act that brazenly flaunted common […]

Bristol Palin:Plastic Surgery-ing With the Stars

May 12, 2011


In an attempt to quell the insidious rumors going around that she has had plastic surgery, Bristol Palin invited a reporter to her home inAlaska. “First off,” she started, this is absolutely, completely, 110% not true. I did not have plastic surgery.  I had corrective jaw surgery.  I did not want to have surgery. My doctor […]

I’ll Have Two Elf Ears and a Side of Bacon

April 19, 2011


  Thanks to AARP, I have been alerted to a new trend in man’s ongoing quest for perfection: elf ears.  AARP states that “Body modification artists cut the tops of young people’s ears and sew them back together in a pointed shape.”  The  segment is titled, “Ah, Youth!  Sometimes we don’t miss it.”  I don’t […]

I’ll Have What She’s Having: Boomers and Cosmetic Surgery

February 28, 2011


Whether you are planning your next round of Botox or are satisfied with your face looking more and more like a road map of Pennsylvania, the statistics are undeniable: Boomers are having cosmetic surgery in record numbers.  According to www., “Baby Boomers Keep Cosmetic Procedures on the Rise.”  The American Society of Plastic Surgeons […]