Frugal Vanity

Plastic surgery substitutes provide a more affordable way to enhance appearances
Implications - Though consumers are becoming more frugal, vanity persists—thus, an array of non-surgical (and more affordable) methods of aesthetic enhancement are gaining popularity. These substitutes serve the same purpose as their more extreme predecessors, yet are less intrusive and bear a smaller health risk. As the wallet continues to reign supreme over the mirror, more opportunities for low-cost beauty innovations arise.
SCORE: 6.1
Warm Top 6 Examples: 201,750 Total Clicks Mar 10 - Mar 11
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
DEMOGRAPHICS
Butt-Shaping Kicks - The Reebok Reetone Easytone Shoes Get Your Rear into Gear
SCORE: 6.9
V. Hot 117,723 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 10
Butt-Shaping Kicks
The Reebok Reetone Easytone Shoes Get Your Rear into Gear
The Reebok Reetone Easytone shoes promise to shape up that flabby butt with every step. Reebok's ads depict shapely cleavage of another sort as the models lounge around in these Easytone shoes. The ad… [More]
Non-Surgical Nose Jobs - The Electric Beauty Lift High Nose Brings Beauty Without a Knife
SCORE: 6.5
Hot 21,301 Clicks Pub: Feb 5, 11
Non-Surgical Nose Jobs
The Electric Beauty Lift High Nose Brings Beauty Without a Knife
The Electric Beauty Lift High Nose capitalizes on the booming industry of cosmetic surgery. Not everyone is able to afford plastic surgery and certainly there are many who are far to squeamish to go under… [More]
Booty-Boosting Briefs - The Marks and Spencers Padded Underwear is Asstastic
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 12,005 Clicks Pub: Oct 7, 10
Booty-Boosting Briefs
The Marks and Spencers Padded Underwear is Asstastic
With the Marks and Spencers Padded Underwear, men can now also receive the lift treatment they need. For that extra little boost, this padded underwear offers a seamless cushion that increases the booty.… [More]
Bulge-Enhancing Briefs - Andrew Christian Shock Jock Skivvies Complete Your Package
SCORE: 6
Warm 13,425 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 11
Bulge-Enhancing Briefs
Andrew Christian Shock Jock Skivvies Complete Your Package
Plenty of girls wear padded bras, so what's more fair than guys sporting Andrew Christian Shock Jock briefs to boost the look of their laps? The otherwise quite conventional underwear is made of 10%… [More]
Distorted Face Jewelry - Sophie Duran's 'The Imperfectionist' Draws Attention to Unique Beauty
SCORE: 5.8
Warm 16,056 Clicks Pub: May 4, 10
Distorted Face Jewelry
Sophie Duran's 'The Imperfectionist' Draws Attention to Unique Beauty
Sophie Duran's newest imperfect face jewelry designs comment on the uniqueness of beauty without plastic surgery (a la Heidi Montag). As more and more celebs and people alike go under the knife to look… [More]
Bottled Breast Implants - Rodial ‘Boob Job' Cream Firms, Uplifts and Fills Out the Girls
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 21,240 Clicks Pub: Oct 3, 10
Bottled Breast Implants
Rodial ‘Boob Job' Cream Firms, Uplifts and Fills Out the Girls
For women looking for non-surgical means to perk up the ladies, this Rodial ‘Boob Job’ in a bottle is the choice cosmetic companion. Boasting a boost of up to 2.5cm, the Rodial ‘Boob Job’ cream is a… [More]