- May 1, 2021
- Time online
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The blackpill has gone mainstream.
BEIJING (AFP) - Worried his appearance would detract from opportunities in China's competitive society, Mr Xia Shurong decided to go under the surgeon's knife to reshape his nose - one of millions of young men in the country turning to cosmetic surgery.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The intense popularity of Chinese social media - rife with trends in cosmetic procedures, beauty "tutorials" and advice on how to become "beautiful", has added to the pressure for many.
Growing numbers of educated men in China are opting for aesthetic and surgical procedures to give them the edge.
According to iResearch, around 17 per cent of male white collar workers in China have had cosmetic treatments and the vast majority of men had their first procedure before the age of 30.