23 December 2009

Actress Rebecca Gibney has likened getting Botox treatments to having a facial in a recent interview. The Australian actress, best known for her appearance in the Seven Network TV drama Packed to the Rafters, compared the wrinkle-relaxing treatment with having a facial when speaking with Australian Women's Weekly magazine. According to the Herald Sun, the 45-year-old star also revealed she believes people shouldn't be judged concerning when it comes to cosmetic surgery procedures. She said: "I've had a bit of Botox, which these days feels like having a facial. "I think even if women want to cut their face and put someone else's on, that's fine. We should stop judging each other." Gibney, who has struggled with depression and agoraphobia in the past, also told the magazine she has become more relaxed about her looks in her 40s and believes in being positive when it comes to your appearance She added: "If someone asks me if their bum looks big, I'll always say they look fantastic." The newly confident star appears on the cover of the January issue of the magazine. She is joined by other celebrities in their middle-age years, including Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Deborah Hutton and Carla Zampatti. Digital Spy reports that all speak frankly with interviewers about their body issues and thoughts on plastic surgery. This month also saw Hollywood legend Susan Sarandon speak out in support of women's freedom to choose cosmetic surgery. Sarandon said: "Im an advocate of women doing whatever they want to do for themselves. Women should have control over their bodies to do whatever they want to do. Some people have better taste than others."