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The True Cost of the Celebrity Look

Since the pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in cosmetic surgeries, in fact, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) found that doctors had seen a 70% increase in requests and virtual consultations. 

With this in mind, we have analysed the cost of various cosmetic treatments to determine which are the most and least affordable. 

Find out how each treatment compares to the UK average salary below.

Cosmetic Procedures vs UK Average Salary

Dental implants have been revealed as the most expensive treatment with an average cost of £8986, or 3.6 months salary after tax. 

Face lifting is the second most expensive with Brits needing to save 2.7 months salary after tax to be able to afford the treatment. 

The most affordable treatment is Gynecomasty, better known as a breast reduction for men costing just over 1 month’s salary. 

Celebrity Cosmetic Surgeries vs UK Average Salary

When it comes to getting that celebrity look, it definitely comes at a price. 

Jocelyn Wildenstein, known for her extensive cosmetic surgery and resulting cat-like appearance, has had a staggering £2,832,940 worth of surgery. This would take the average person in the UK 1,136 months (94.6 years) to earn.

Following closely behind is Kylie Jenner, whose surgery costing £1,416,470 would take the average person 568 months (47.3 years) to earn.

Michael Jackson leads the pack for the men, with the total cost of his surgeries coming in at £708,235 – this would take the average person 284 months (23.6 years) to earn.

From cosmetic surgery to hair transplants, getting the celebrity look is possible with a few simple treatments.  

To look like a celebrity you may spend your life working to cover the cost, but you can get the same procedures with the same quality in Turkey at an affordable cost.