‘Millions of men’ are turning to cosmetic procedures under pandemic pressure

Man receives injection in forehead - getty
Man receives injection in forehead – getty

Much has been documented about the impact of lockdown on women, from stress induced aged complexions to sudden spikes in self-consciousness, but a new study has found that these effects are not exclusive to women alone. 

According to a new body of research by cosmetic treatment specialists Uvence, a huge proportion of men believe they have aged more during lockdown than any other time in their lives. The study of 1,000 British men found 11 percent feel that they look at least five years older as a result of the stress and anxiety brought on by pressures of lockdown and the pandemic, while 29 percent reported visible signs of stress and premature ageing, particularly around the eyes.

As a result, many are turning to cosmetic procedures in a bid to reverse the damage. Uvence reports that almost two million men across the

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