Shanghai men go under the knife

November 1, 2006

Shanghai, China - A growing number of men in Shanghai are taking an interest in their looks and are having cosmetic surgery or walking into beauty salons, according to People's Daily Online.

Shanghai, China - A growing number of men in Shanghai are taking an interest in their looks and are having cosmetic surgery or walking into beauty salons, according to People's Daily Online.

Pressures from marriage and careers in today's highly competitive Chinese cities are fueling the boom in male cosmetic surgery, sociologists say.

Mass media depictions of young men with delicate features and moisturized skin also have prompted men - especially men older than age 40 - to seek professional help to look younger.