16 Celebrities Who Deeply Regret Their Cosmetic Procedures

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Numerous celebrities have openly acknowledged undergoing cosmetic procedures in a bid to maintain their youthful appearance or address personal insecurities. While some have expressed contentment with the outcomes, there are also a handful who have come to regret their decisions and have chosen to embrace the natural aging process instead.

Melanie Griffith

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Melanie admitted that she was oblivious to the extent of how plastic surgery and fillers had altered her appearance. When questions and speculations about her changed look began to arise, it triggered something within her. She sought out a different medical professional and requested to “dissolve all of that stuff.” The celebrity is optimistic that her current appearance is an improvement.

Simon Cowell

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“There was a stage where I might have gone a bit too far. I saw a picture of me from ’before’ the other day and didn’t recognize it as me, first of all,” the television personality confessed. Following that revelation, Simon Cowell made a firm commitment to abstain from using fillers and is now on a quest to restore his natural appearance. Cowell openly acknowledged that he had gone overboard with Botox in the past when he experimented with the procedure, and he now favors simpler facial treatments.

Cameron Diaz

In a 2014 interview for ET, Cameron Diaz revealed that she had tried Botox in the past but she didn’t like the results of the procedure, because she didn’t recognize her new face. Since then, Cameron has been an advocate of natural aging. She also loves her smile lines because their presence means she “smiled her whole life.”

Jennifer Grey

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Jennifer Grey got a nose job in 1989, a few years after starring in the iconic Dirty Dancing. But over the years, she started to regret changing the shape of her nose and blames the surgery for negatively affecting her career.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow has also tried Botox before. She is not against all cosmetic procedures and might try some more in the future, but she never wants to do Botox again. In Gwyneth’s own words, after Botox, she “looked crazy.”

Kylie Jenner

Growing up, Kylie Jenner was insecure about her thin lips and turned to injections and fillers to make them fuller. And while she wouldn’t like to go back to completely natural lips, she said that at one point she went too far. It was a painful experience that she wouldn’t like to repeat in the future.

Anna Faris

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Dissatisfied with her naturally thin lips, Anna Faris opted for fillers to enhance their plumpness. While she exercised restraint and didn’t go to extremes, she ultimately regretted the procedures because she couldn’t revert to her original lip shape. In contrast, the actress has no regrets about the breast augmentation she underwent around the same period.

Priscilla Presley

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Priscilla Presley had a botched procedure on her face that she eventually regretted. The injections turned out to be harmful and unsafe, which the actress spoke out about later.

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson tried lip injections, but said in a 2006 interview for Glamour Magazine that she was relieved when the effects went away. She didn’t like how her lips looked and didn’t want to repeat the procedure in the future.

Tori Spelling

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Sorry to say, but not matter what she does to her face she is just NOT PRETTY


Tori Spelling got breast implants in her early 20s. Later the implants negatively impacted her ability to breastfeed her children, and that’s why she has regrets about the surgery.

Mickey Rourke

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Mickey Rourke is another person on the list of celebs who regret plastic surgery. He thinks he went to the ’wrong guy’ for his procedures and doesn’t like the end results.

Jane Fonda

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Jane Fonda candidly discussed her past decision to have a facelift, but she expressed a lack of pride in that choice. The actress made a firm commitment to never undergo plastic surgery again, fearing the possibility of ending up with a “distorted” appearance. Since then, Fonda has embraced a simpler and more natural approach to self-care.

She remarked, “I don’t spend a lot of money on face creams or anything like that, but I stay moisturized, I sleep, I move, I stay out of the sun, and I have good friends who make me laugh.”


Cher said her breast augmentation made her look worse than before. The procedure clearly did not deliver what the famous singer had hoped for.

Linda Evangelista

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Linda underwent CoolSculpting, a procedure that uses cold to eliminate fat cells. This procedure had a profound impact on the life of the renowned model. Surprisingly, instead of reducing the fat in the areas she wished, it began to accumulate, causing her to appear puffy. Linda discovered that she had experienced an exceedingly rare side effect, and unfortunately, there was no way to reverse the changes.

She withdrew from the public eye for five years, but now she has decided not to conceal herself any longer. She is giving interviews and openly discussing her experience, hoping to raise awareness and prevent others from going through a similar ordeal.

Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman tried getting Botox but, in her opinion, the procedure left her face frozen. Nicole said she didn’t want to try anything else in the future because she was happy that she could “move her face again.”

Bella Hadid

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The supermodel put an end to the speculations surrounding her plastic surgery history by openly acknowledging that she underwent a nose job at the tender age of 14. Hadid candidly confessed that during her teenage years, she grappled with significant insecurities about her appearance, and being the younger sister of Gigi Hadid only compounded those feelings. However, she now reflects on her decision with regret, believing that she could have learned to embrace and love the nose she was born with.

The roster of celebrities who have expressed regret over plastic surgeries and injections extends beyond those featured in our article. Priyanka Chopra, for instance, has previously acknowledged that a botched surgical procedure she underwent in the past nearly jeopardized her career.


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