What women are prepared to do for attractive Christmas selfies?

Christmas is coming and thousands of women worldwide are preparing for the celebration. Each woman wants to be attractive, especially during the time of festivities. That’s why they undergo different cosmetic procedures months before to improve their appearance to Christmas eve.

Because a lot of photos are taken during the holidays, women prefer facial cosmetic procedures. According to the Bookimed statistics, the most popular female plastic surgery is liposuction. However, facial aesthetic procedures like anti-aging, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), nose job (rhinoplasty) and a facelift also boost in popularity.

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the world’s largest specialized association for facial plastic operations, conducted a study to identify the main motives that encourage women to change their appearance.

As a result, it turned out that in 2018, the tendency to go under the surgeon’s knife is rapidly increased to get better on selfies. 55% of patients noted that successful selfies were the desired outcome of the operation as well as skin rejuvenation. In contrast, in 2016, only 13% of women called a beautiful photo of the desired result of facial surgery. According to AAFPRS, this trend continues to grow rapidly.

The Bookimed medical team has analyzed thousands of requests and identified the most popular aesthetic procedures among women.


This is not a facial procedure, however, we’ve included it in this list because of the great demand. Who doesn’t want to get rid of overweight before Christmas? We don’t know such women. So during the liposuction, a surgeon removes excess fat from the particular areas of the body each woman has her problem area.

This plastic operation is costly enough, so patients look for the cheapest option. In agreement with the Bookimed stats, the most affordable place for lipo is Turkey. Patients usually pay 3-4 times less money for liposuction in Turkey compared to the USA or European countries.


Blepharoplasty eyelid surgery allows you to get rid of wrinkles, folds, swelling under the eyes, and adjust the overhang of the upper eyelid. It is the third most popular facial procedures in the USA and the second in the world. Usually, this type of surgical intervention is mainly associated with age-related changes. The operation takes 40 minutes and does not require a hospital stay. The duration of the effect is at least 7 years. Before blepharoplasty, the ophthalmological examination is recommended, especially if the patient has eye diseases.


This is a surgical operation that allows you to change the shape of the nose. Rhinoplasty is not recommended until 18 years (except for operations to eliminate the consequences of nasal injuries). The operation is performed under general anesthesia. Its duration does not exceed 1.5 hours. After the nose job, the patient stays in the hospital for a day.

Contour plastic surgery

This cosmetic manipulation is performed by various means and methods, depending on the specific clinical case. It is carried out with the help of implantation (filers) or injection (lipofilling).

  • Contouring with fillers is a popular way of non-surgical facial rejuvenation. During the procedure, a specialist injects hyaluronic acid under the skin. As a result, wrinkles, nasolabial folds are smoothed out, the corners of the mouth rise, the volume, and the shape of the lips, cheekbones, and chin are improved.
  • Lipofilling is a method of facial correction by injecting one’s fat taken from another part of the body. Lipofilling can improve the facial contour, smooth wrinkles, and folds of the skin. The duration of the operation is 1-2 hours, the effect lasts up to several years. After the operation, swelling, bruising in the area of ​​adipose tissue intake, and a decrease of sensitivity in certain areas are possible during 7-10 days.