We live in a society that is completely fixated on fix-ups. Whether it's fixing up an old home and renovating it into a treasure palace, or, quite literally, changing our bodies with the help of plastic surgery. The pursuit of youth is partly to blame for this epidemic. Pharmacies are lined with products that promote and promise that you'll look younger by erasing lines, melting away age spots and smoothing out wrinkles. We seem to be obsessed with self-improvements, but at what cost?
Some people are able to get a procedure done and call it a day. In all fairness, if this helps boost your confidence, and you are able to understand that beauty isn't skin deep, good for you! Unfortunately, for some, going under the knife becomes a total and all-out obsession. We all remember The Hills' Heidi Montag, who shocked the world when she underwent 10 surgical procedures in the same day. Others' get surgical procedures done to totally morph into something non-human (remember the lion lady?) For those that have caught "plastic surgery fever", it becomes almost impossible to stop at one. The act of transforming oneself can become an all-out addiction, similar to smoking or gambling. The reality is that some people just don't know when to stop.
We've all seen some of the culprits, and wondered about their future actions. How far will they go? Let's take a deep look inside the life and times of the heavily enhanced. Here are the 15 People Who Won't Ever Stop Having Cosmetic Procedures Done
15 Heidi Montag (Pratt)- 10 Procedures In One Day
At the end of 2009, Heidi Montag, famous for her role in MTV's reality hit The Hills, shocked the world when she underwent 10 cosmetic procedures in one day. The young star was far from unattractive, but she craved a "hotter" body and face to boost her confidence and self-esteem. In one day, she went under the knife for hours while doctors sculpted her a new chin, nose, bust and bum. She also got fat injections in her lips, liposuction on various parts and had her ears pinned back. Her obsession with being virtually perfect didn't end well. Not only was she displeased with her final look, she had additional procedures to downplay the extremely cosmetically enhanced appearance. Heidi now speaks out about her regrets and urges women to consider carefully before going under the knife. Despite this, she continues to have work done to "correct" her corrections, We don't think this will end anytime soon!
14 Pamela Anderson-
Pamela Anderson, former Baywatch babe and Playboy bunny, is one of the most notorious plastic surgery starlets. The 50-year old rose to fame in the 90's and soon after it was clear that she had undergone some facial and body tweaks. She was always very forthcoming about the enhancements she had added to her look. Her honestly about changing her look was quite refreshing in an era where personality figures often deny that they have had work done. Her face continued to shapeshift over the next two decades, and she now looks completely different from her original girl-next-door image. An avid activist for animal rights, Pamela has made her career about more than her image. It doesn't seem like she will stop having surgeries, though!
13 Lisa Rinna
Lisa Rinna, made famous for her portrayal of Billie Reed on the iconic soap opera Days of Our Lives, is equally known for her big lips. Despite having lovely naturally plump lips, Lisa has played with their shape over the years, and has talked publically about her plastic surgery and use of Botox. Admitting that she loved the attention her lips brought her, she did at one point get tired of her plump pout and opt for a lip reduction. This procedure wasn't her last, as she was later seen with big lips again! This star is definitely hooked on cosmetic procedures, and enjoys altering her look from time to time. Why get a new lipstixk when you can get new lips, right? Lisa Rinna will surely metamorphose again and again. The star is showing no signs of slowing down her cosmetic alterations.
12 Donnatella Versace
Donnatella Versace has gained fame as the creative designer behind one of the most iconic luxury brands, Versace. The Italian businesswoman has been running the family's business since the 1980's, and has changed her look quite a bit since then! Known for her bleach blonde locks and super tan, Donnatella has also sparked rumours of having had numerous surgical procedures, including a nose job, lip injections and an eyelift. Looking at before and after photos of her, you can clearly tell that certain features are not what they once were! Donnatella has proved to have a great sense of humour, even though she is often the target of some celebrity teasing. Maya Rudolph depicts her on Saturday Night Live on a fairly regular basis. The two are actually very good friends off-screen.
11 Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan's look has changed quite significantly from the time that she played Sally in 1989's When Harry Met Sally. Her natural beauty has undergone multiple procedures , leaving her looking quite a bit older and definitely less natural. In 2010, she made tabloid news for her near unrecognizable appearance; a combination of too many procedures left her looking frozen. People were comparing her new look to the character of Joker in the Batman franchise. Although she's tried to correct her botched cosmetic procedures, it's unlikely that she will be able to cover up all the damage. Going under the knife multiple times leads to less natural elasticity in the skin, and the added chemicals aimed to freeze skin in place don't help. Meg Ryan is definitely a star who has taken it a little too far with the cosmetic procedures, and it's probably not over yet!
10 Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton's surgical transformation is quite remarkable. The queen of country music, Dolly gained notoriety in the late 60's with her blonde locks and killer voice. Her career has spanned an impressive 6 decades; Dolly has become a household name in the music industry and is respected as a legendary country artist. Her looks have shifted dramatically over the years, with her enhanced bust taking center stage. Little by little, her face began to show signs of cosmetic morphing. Today, she looks much older than her 71 years, thanks to many nose jobs, lip enhancements and face lifts. Bot Dolly shows no signs of slowing down. The super successful diva has a net worth of over $620 million USD, so she can certainly afford to continue her alterations if she wants to!
9 Courtney Love
Courtney Love's appearance has changed significantly from her grunge days back in the 90's. The widow of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, Courtney struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for a good portion of her life. Later, she got into a new form of addiction: cosmetic procedures. An obvious series' of nose jobs and face lifts have changed her look quite a bit. She has also visibly plumper lips, and a higher forehead. Every time she appears in a magazine or tabloid, she seems to have a different face. These days, she seems to be opting for a more natural look, fresh-faced and no traces of her iconic ruby red lipstick in sight. The 53 year-old singer seems to be focusing on philanthropy and personal development these days. She has sought comfort from the struggles of depression and self-harm with Buddhist meditation and mindfulness.
8 Janet Jackson
A preoccupation with cosmetic surgeries must run in the Jackson family. Like her late brother, Michael, Janet's face has changed dramatically over the years. Her lioness looks are somewhat shocking; she seems to change more and more every time I see a photo of her. With visible changes done to her nose, lips, cheekbones and forehead- Janet shows no sign of slowing down. The 51 year-old has recently launched her own record label Rhythm Nation, and released her eleventh studio album, Unbreakable in 2015. As one of the top pop singers in history, she has sold over 100 million albums, and has a net worth that is tipping over the $150 million mark. Her cosmetic obsession seems to be par for the course; as long as she is in the limelight, she will likely continue to change her appearance.
7 Demi Moore
Demi Moore is a classic Hollywood beauty, who is fortunate enough to have a great cosmetic surgeon who hasn't pushed her over the edge into unrecognizable territory. Although it's clear that she's had work done, she looks great! In 2013, her very public divorce from Ashton Kutcher (her 16 years-younger husband) was finalized. She went through a very hard time dealing with the split, especially when she found out that Ashton was entering into a relationship with his former That 70's Show costar Mila Kunis. The thrice divorced star went into a dark place, using alcohol to numb the pain. Luckily, she came back stronger than ever (and more beautiful!) She returned to acting and focused her time on her children and charity work. Rumours are circling that the 54 year=old single mom is looking at adopting a new baby and expanding her family.
This list just wouldn't be complete without a shoutout to the pop queen herself, Madonna. The 58-year old changed the face of pop music in the 1980's, delivering a refreshing and modern feminist attitude along with some very catchy tunes. She is an icon of epic proportions; in her 4 decades on the scene, she has amassed an impressive $580 million USD dollars. As the years have passed, Madonna's look has, too. She has played with hair colour, makeup, fashion and, of course, cosmetic alterations. She has undergone several surgeries to change her nose, forehead, lips and most recently, cheeks. The latest photos of Madonna show that she has had some sort of cheek fillers which have puffed out her face quite a bit. With the amount of money she has, and her love of change, we don't think this is Madonna's final look!
71 year-old Cher is another icon in the music industry that has been on the scene for decades. Her career kicked off when her husband/wife folk duo Sonny & Cher released I Got You Babe in 1965. She has dabbled in acting, singing, performing, modelling and performing comedy shows over the years. Cher has really done it all. Another thing she has done a lot of is going to visit her cosmetic surgeon! One of the most obviously altered stars, Cher has openly discussed her love of cosmetic surgery, and has praised how it has boosted her confidence and self esteem. As a pioneer for eternal youth, beauty and fashion- Cher continuously switches up her look to keep her feeling her best. Year after year, Cher seems to come out looking more and more plasticized- we are not expecting her to slow down and time soon!
4 Mickey Rourke
Proving that plastic surgery is not just for insecure women, actor Mickey Rourke has gone under the knife multiple times. Sadly, a few botched procedures have given him a really "overcooked" look, which he has worked hard to correct with additional surgeries. The once super handsome star has traded in his old looks for a new look that isn't very great. He would've likely have aged into a very handsome older man naturally, but the constant surgical procedures have left him looking much older than his 64 years. Although his new look has affected his career ever so slightly, he still continues to act and has returned to the ring to pursue an amateur boxing career. He famously boxed 29 year-old Elliot Seymour in 2014 in Moscow, after a 20 year hiatus. He has notoriously dated models and actresses; he is currently dating Russian model Anastassija Makarenko, whom he has been with since 2009.
3 Tara Reid
American Pie star Tara Reid learnt a hard lesson about cosmetic surgeries at a young age. After having several botched procedures in 2004, Tara became somewhat of a laughingstock in Hollywood, and her career never fully recovered. Due to the amount of ridicule and shame people were showering her with, Tara ended up having to seek out a therapist to help her get through the bullying and even lower self-esteem. The 41 year-old has had additional procedures done to try and smooth out her now rippled belly and even out her bust. Although she continues to land small film roles, her main exploits seem to be in reality TV shows and opening up about her botched surgeries in candid interviews. Reid most recently was criticized for wearing a mini chainmail dress with nothing underneath it at a charity event.
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1 Priscilla Presley
Priscilla Presley, ex-wife of the late and great Elvis Presley, has changed her look several times over the last few decades. The classic beauty spent her career acting and modelling, along with her divorce settlement, she has amassed a nice fortune of close to $100 million US dollars. Enough money to have a lifetime of surgical and cosmetic procedures done! The 72 year old seems to have an obsession with retaining a youthful appearance; her most recent pictures make her look like she's not a day over 50. She is involved in many charitable and philanthropic causes, and seems to be enjoying life as a mother, and grandmother. In 2006, she split from her long time partner, entrepreneur Marco Garibaldi. The pair have one son together, musician Navarone Anthony Garibaldi.
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