Unrecognisable After Plastic Surgery, Chinese Women Detained At Airport

Pauline Gross
October 13, 2017

According to Jian, the trio looked so different from their passport photos that airport security barred them from boarding the flight.

The unidentified women were photographed clutching their passports with heavily swollen faces at an unnamed airport in South Korea.

This isn't the first Golden Week travel problem, either; previous year, 100 Chinese tourists spent up to five days of their holiday stranded in an airport, having been denied entry to South Korea's Jeju Island.

The three women from China were unable to return home when they no longer looked like their passport pics. Another commented on their decision to go under the knife: "Why can't you just love yourself the way you are?" said News Asia.

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It was unclear whether the women had returned to their home country on October 9. The picture was liked more than 51,000 times and shared more than 23,000 times. Almost half of women in Seoul under the age of 30 are estimated to use plastic surgeries to enhance their facial features. The proportion for plastic surgery is not yet known, however for Chinese women South Korea has become a top plastic surgery destination.

An incident similar to the one that happened with the three women took place last month with "Human Ken Doll" Rodrigo Alves, when the 34-year-old plastic surgery fanatic faced trouble on arriving at Dubai, where he was detained at the airport due to his passport picture.

Swelling after facial plastic surgery, in particular rhinoplasty, is an inevitable element of the postoperative period, which also includes bandages, bruises and the need to breathe through the mouth.

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