So here are four ways to combat any attack you might find yourself on the receiving end of – or even prevent one happening at all.
Dr Howard Sobel says more people are deciding to do something about the inevitable signs of ageing – with most choosing the likes of Botox and dermal fillers to rid their face of wrinkles, lines and crow’s feet.
The country’s newly emerging middle-class women – and many men – are flocking to the clinic for nose jobs, eyelid lifts, tummy tucks, breast lifts and other procedures.
Some stars, like Amanda Bynes, are actually upfront about the cosmetic surgery they have had, so who exactly are they? Here are three more who have opened up about the work they’ve had done.
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Despite suffering severe injuries, Karen Croule pulled through – but she was left with a constant itch as her wounds started to heal. Doctors tried various treatments but nothing worked until consultant plastic surgeon Peter Brooks came up with the idea of using Botox.
This has led to oncoplastic surgery – a speciality combining oncology, which focuses on cancer treatment, and plastic surgery to restore appearance.
The older it gets, skin naturally loses collagen and elastin, the natural substances which hold it together and give it its plumpness. Muscles which help keep the skin taut also slacken without exercise, leading to saggy skin.
Even if you can maintain a trim figure with minimum gym time and little attention to your diet, activities like drinking wine every night can show through elsewhere.
More daughters are following their mothers under the knife to fix unsightly hereditary traits.
As a little girl, Deborah Herry remembers being shown a picture of her mother in her younger days. She was instantly recognisable, apart from one crucial difference – a wider nose with a pronounced bump on the bridge much like her own.
The Nefertiti neck lift is a technique using multiple Botox injections across the lower jaw line and towards the platysma muscle. This helps the underlining muscles to balance, lifting the jaw and the neck area.