The Sun 24th April 2017

A load of Botox? We study celebrity faces for tell-tale signs of plastic surgery and which stars have managed to pull it off


A load of botox?

Article Type: Press, Online

Publication: The Sun

Published: 24/Apr/2017

A load of Botox? We study celebrity faces for tell-tale signs of plastic surgery and which stars have managed to pull it off!

There has been a 30 per cent increase in Botox in the past year making the cosmetic treatment more popular than ever.

IT’S been 15 years since Botox got the go-ahead to become a wrinkle-blaster – and what a frown-inducing history it has had.

From botched jabs to allergic reactions, the cosmetic treatment famed for “freezing” the faces of celebrities often hits headlines for the wrong reasons.

But at Dr Rita Rakus’ London clinic, Botox is more popular than ever, with a 30 per cent rise during the past year.

The drug was approved for cosmetic use by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2002.

It started a worldwide Botox boom, with high street salons – and even Boots in the UK – offering injections.

For many stars, a biannual Botox jab has become as normal as booking a massage.

Here, LYNSEY CLARKE picks some pumped-up personalities and asks Dr Rakus if they are pricked to perfection or have gone too far.

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