A young woman prepares for an eyelid procedure at a cosmetic-surgery hospital in Shenyang, Liaoning province, July 19, 2018. IC

A Surgically Sculpted Face, the Newest Back-to-School Necessity

More younger Chinese opt for plastic surgery, but yesterday’s fresh faces are already looking stale.

From left to right: pictures of Chen Siqi during high school, the summer of 2018, and January 2019. Courtesy of Chen Siqi
Doctors prep a female university graduate for eyelid surgery at a cosmetic-surgery hospital in Shenyang, Liaoning province, June 11, 2018. IC
Undated selfie of Zhang (left) and South Korean idol Sunmi (right). Courtesy of Zhang

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