Cosmetic surgery is not just for celebrities who want to reverse time to recapture their youthful looks anymore. These days, confidence-boosting surgical procedures have become the weapon of choice of many Americans against wrinkles, sagging breasts or loose jowls, in an attempt to meet the pro-youth beauty standards of our culture.
Although both sexes view aging as a major concern and experience body image dissatisfaction, women are the most affected group by the mass media’s standard of beauty. A recent infographic put together by CouponCabin, with data from Allure.com, PlasticSurgery.org and BuildMyBod.com, illustrates America’s perception of aging and how people handle the prevailing social pressures.
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Almost 60% of female respondents and 34% of men were worried about their fading looks and more than half admitted they’d consider botox injections and plastic surgery to minimize aging signs. On the bright side, a similar number of people from both sexes (57%) declared that sex was getting better with age.
Here’s the complete look at the infographic CouponCabin put together: http://www.couponcabin.com/blog/infographic-forever-young-how-americans-...