Cosmetic procedures have become a complete norm in the world around us and like everything in life, it has its fair bits of pros and cons. If you’ve ever wondered whether or not you should get some work done, read this.

Most common cosmetic procedures

  • Botox
  • Fillers
  • Various types of plastic surgery
  • Liposuction


Botox is one of the most popular procedures that both men and women have both either gotten or contemplated on getting. Generally speaking, people in their early and mid-20’s go for Botox to prevent premature aging.

Is Botox safe?

Botox has an outstanding record for safety and effectiveness. It is FDA approved as of the last ten years; however, there are strict instructions that need to be followed when getting Botox.

In order to be certain that these instructions are followed, go to a reputable dermatologist/ plastic surgeon. Beauty spas and beauty parlors often offer Botox as a service, just make certain that they are qualified and know what they’re doing.

Another important thing to remember is that Botox generally is pricey; if it’s significantly cheaper you should be wary.

Should you get Botox?

As previously mentioned Botox is 100% safe (provided that you go to a professional). Depending on what your problem areas are, Botox is a good solution to help prevent deeper wrinkles from forming.

*The only time you should not get Botox done is if you’re pregnant.

Interesting fact

In case you didn’t know, Botox is also done on those who suffer from severe headaches and those who sweat profusely.

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Fillers are used to make certain areas of the face look plumper and smoother. The process is quite simple; soft tissue filler is injected in the skin which allows it to appear fuller. Typically speaking, filler lasts around 6 months and the results are easily noticeable.

Is it safe to get fillers?

Long answer short, yes it is safe to get fillers and it is also FDA approved. Similarly to Botox, it’s important to go to a healthcare provider who is experienced and knows what they’re doing. However, It should be noted that fillers are not safe to get in certain parts of the body.

Should you get Fillers?

Candidates who get fillers usually want to improve one of the following:

  • Wrinkles in the lips or plumping the lips
  • Cheek and jawline contour
  • Reducing fine lines or deep creases caused by wrinkles
  • Improving imperfections

Fillers only last for a couple of months making it a temporary solution. Ultimately, the decision is yours but there are a few risks that you could face. This includes an allergic reaction to the substance, bruising, itching and redness.

Plastic Surgery

From all the different sorts of cosmetic procedures, plastic surgery is by far the most serious. There are a ton of safety factors that need to be weighed in before getting any sort of plastic surgery. Also, plastic surgery lasts forever, which can be a blessing and a curse at the same time. In some instances, people may not be happy with the final results of their plastic surgery and this could be a huge problem.

Is it safe to get plastic surgery?

Plastic surgery does have a lot of potential risk factors to it. There’s the issue of going to a plastic surgeon who might not give you exactly what you want, and this could be detrimental to your health and well-being.

Should you get plastic surgery?

Don’t do anything you’re not comfortable doing and don’t succumb to pressure of those around you. Plastic surgery can be life-changing and while many have had successful surgeries, it’s best not to risk it.

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Liposuction is ideal for those who have lost a lot of weight and want to get rid of any excess fat. Although there are healthier ways to get rid of unwanted fat, liposuction can be a quick fix. In this process, fat is removed from the body to reduce weight.

Is it safe to get liposuction?

If you’re thinking of getting this cosmetic procedure, go to someone who has a lot of experience in the field. That’s the best way to guarantee that it will be safe.

Should you get liposuction?

If you can lose the fat on your own, then no don’t go for liposuction. Try having a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle. Eat nutritious meals daily and workout before contemplating on getting liposuction,

The bottom line of cosmetic procedures

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Each of these cosmetic procedures has their own bits of pros and cons. Also, if you’re thinking of getting any procedure done, be sure to do some research on the doctor you choose to go to.

Finally, everybody should feel good about themselves. Beauty isn’t determined by how you look but by the type of person you are. Find comfort in yourself and love who you are before getting any of these procedures.

*Disclaimer Modeling Light Magazine does not condone any sort of cosmetic procedures, this is a choice that every individual should make on their own.