Love Island Reality of Cosmetic Procedures

Love Island Reality of Cosmetic Procedures

Love Island UK is a popular reality TV show that features young and attractive singles looking for love in a sunny villa. Many of the contestants have undergone various cosmetic procedures before or after appearing on the show, such as fillers, Botox, boob jobs, and bum lifts. But what are the risks and benefits of these treatments, and why are they so popular among Love Island fans?

The Love Island Effect

According to a recent survey by Save Face, a national register of accredited practitioners who provide non-surgical cosmetic treatments, Love Island is the most influential TV show when it comes to inspiring people to have cosmetic procedures. The survey found that 45% of respondents who had cosmetic treatments in 2022 said they were influenced by Love Island, compared to 29% by Keeping Up with the Kardashians and 17% by The Only Way Is Essex.

The survey also revealed that the most popular procedures among Love Island fans were lip fillers (67%), cheek fillers (37%), Botox (35%), and jawline fillers (25%). The majority of respondents (71%) said they wanted to look more attractive and confident, while 42% said they wanted to look more like their favourite Love Island star.

Some of the most notable examples of Love Island stars who have had cosmetic procedures include:

Love Island Reality of Cosmetic Procedures

Jess Harding, 22, who runs her own cosmetic procedure company Candy Aesthetics, where she offers fat dissolving treatments, fillers, Botox and Brazilian bum lifts. She started having her own procedures aged just 18, and has had lip filler, cheek filler, chin filler, Botox, and a chin fat dissolving procedure1.

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Tanyel Revan, 24, who had a number of cosmetic procedures and treatments in the weeks prior to entering the villa, such as semi-permanent make-up applied to her lips and eyebrows, full facial rejuvenation with fillers topped up, and a non-surgical Brazilian bum lift. According to an expert, this surgery is worth around £4,50023.


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Anna-May Robey, 23, who had a boob job and lip filler a few months before going on Love Island for confidence reasons. She said she considered getting work done for a long time and it was not “a spur of the moment thing”.

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The Risks and Benefits

Cosmetic procedures can have positive effects on one’s appearance and self-esteem, but they also come with potential risks and complications. Some of the common risks include infection, bruising, swelling, asymmetry, scarring, nerve damage, allergic reactions, and dissatisfaction with the results. In some cases, these risks can lead to serious health problems or permanent damage.

Moreover, cosmetic procedures can be addictive and expensive. Some people may develop body dysmorphia or low self-esteem after having cosmetic procedures and feel the need to have more work done to achieve their ideal look. Others may struggle to afford the maintenance costs of their treatments or fall into debt.

Therefore, it is important to do thorough research before deciding to have any cosmetic procedure. Choose a reputable and qualified practitioner who can provide safe and effective care. It is also advisable to have realistic expectations and be aware of the limitations of cosmetic procedures. Cosmetic procedures can enhance one’s appearance, but they cannot change one’s personality or happiness.



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