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  • Going under the knife for the perfect selfie
  • Going under the knife for the perfect selfie
    Susanne Nilsson (2014) ©

Going under the knife for the perfect selfie

From the president of America to your best friend – everyone is taking photos of themselves and posting them online. Selfie culture has officially arrived and there is a growing number of people who have turned to plastic surgeons to up their selfie game.



  • Article image How functional tourists are exploring life and death

    Going on holiday no longer means having a well-earned rest by the pool. Affordable flights mean people are travelling for all sorts of new reasons; to get a facelift, to work, to shop, to give birth, and even to die. The first in a two-part series looks at travel for medical reasons.

  • Take a selfie tour of Paris Take a selfie tour of Paris

    Sightseeing in Paris usually involves a trip up the Eiffel Tower, soaking up culture at the Pompidou and taking photos of Notre-Dame. For those who prefer their holiday snaps to include a selfie, The Mandarin Oriental now offers a tour of the best locations for self-portraits.

  • Article image Thigh gaps and funeral snaps: the dark side of the selfie

    Crowned 'word of the year' in 2013, the selfie has come a long way from its origins as a niche social media tag. But are selfies just a bit of narcissistic fun, or is there a darker side?

  • Article image BeautyPlus: fulfilling Asian beauty ideals

    Asia's selfie obsession is more prominent than ever, giving rise to beautifying apps that automatically detect facial features, and enhance them according to Eastern beauty ideals.