Estelle Erasmus

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Estelle Erasmus is a contributing beauty writer for Zwivel. She is also a writing coach, blogger, award-winning journalist, and former beauty editor who has been published in The Washington PostSalonVox,, and The New York Times.
female cosmetic surgeons

Why Are There So Few Female Plastic Surgeons?

Although 92 percent of all cosmetic procedures are performed on women, the vast majority of plastic surgeons are men. In an academic environment and workplace dominated by male doctors and mentors, female plastic surgeons must overcome gender bias, grueling training, and the lifestyle demands of their chosen profession. A recent op-ed in the Journal of The American Society ... Read more
mother and daughter plastic surgery

Fighting Aging, Thin Lips and Thick Thighs Together

This dynamic mother and daughter duo are each other’s best critics and strongest supporters. Mary, 52, and Sophie, 27 (names changed for privacy) are a mother and daughter whose relationship is so close that they can finish each other’s sentences – much like the fictional Lorelai and Rory from the Gilmore Girls television series. The ... Read more
mommy makeover

Mastering The New Mom Makeover

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about mommy makeover procedures, both surgical and non-invasive. When I was pregnant with my daughter I gained seventy pounds – mostly from watermelon and pizza. After I gave birth, I was too caught up with cooing over my precious little bundle of joy to notice that as my ... Read more