THERE has been a surge in the number of women seeking anal bleaching as they feel the pressure to “look like porn stars” in the bedroom.
The bizarre trend was sparked after celebrities like Sophie Kasaei, Charlotte Crosby and Kourtney Kardashian revealed they had had the procedure done on their behinds.
Instagram/Sophie Kasaei Sophie Kasaei had her bum bleached on Geordie Shore
Who can forget when Marnie Simpson bleached Sophie Kasaei’s bum on Geordie Shore in April?
The procedure involves lightening the colour of the skin around the anus.
It is done purely for cosmetic reasons to make the skin the same colour as the surrounding skin on the bum.
Some creams can be bought and applied at home but, as with any procedure on a delicate area, it is best done in a salon with a qualified cosmetic technician.
MTV Marnie Simpson bleached Sophie Kasaei’s bum on Geordie Shore in April MTV There are a number of creams you can buy to bleach your bum at home
Sheri McDaniel, clinic manager at HB Health of Knightsbridge, said she has seen a 23 per cent increase in the amount of women getting their anus bleached.
Laser treatment is the most popular treatment patients are opting for, accounting for about 95 per cent of cases.
In other cases women are seeking creams.
“The vaginal bleaching has always been quite popular but recently anal bleaching is becoming really popular as well.
PA Charlotte Crosby has also revealed she had the procedure done
“Personally I think that women are worried because men are watching porn and that is an unrealistic picture of a female and they are wanting to compare themselves.
“They are wanting to be beautiful everywhere for their partner.
WHAT’S THE FUZZ ABOUT? What is anal bleaching, where can I buy kits and creams and which celebrities have done it?
“A lot of women have issues where the pigmentation has gotten a lot darker and they are insecure about it.”
“It is usually hormonal. So if you become pregnant, if you go through menopause, if your hormones change at all during your lifetime that is what will spark it to get darker.”
But it is not just women who are driving the demand for this treatment.
Instagram/Kourtney Kardashian Kourtney Kardashian has also admitted to having her behind bleached on an episode of Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami
Sheri said it is not uncommon for a man to visit her clinic for the same reason.
So how does the procedure work?
It takes about 10-15 minutes – after more than half an hour of numbing – to do the laser treatment.
It works by removing the darker layer of the skin until a new, lighter layer is revealed.
“People come in for a consultation then we prep them and put numbing cream on them which sits for a good 30 to 45 minutes,” Sheri explained.
“Then the actual procedure with the laser doesn’t take very long, it only takes a few minutes.
“The laser actually damages the skin and makes sure the new skin that grows in comes without pigmentation.
Who is Gennaro Contaldo, when did he meet Jamie Oliver and what are some of his most famous recipes?
ITALIAN chef Gennaro Contaldo is best known as being Jamie Oliver’s mentor and “London dad”. But the well-respected chef is also an avid social media fan, loving to share his reci…
ITALIAN chef Gennaro Contaldo is best known as being Jamie Oliver’s mentor and “London dad”.
But the well-respected chef is also an avid social media fan, loving to share his recipes online… here we find out more.
INSTAGRAM The fun-loving Italian chef is popular with fans, other diners and chefs
Who is Gennaro Contaldo?
Gennaro was born on January 20 1949 in Milan, Italy.
He is best known for his work with protegee Jamie Oliver, and for his TV show Two Greedy Italians, which he presented with Antonio Carluccio.
He began working in restaurants from the age of 8, but moved to London in 1969.
He has been wed twice, and has five children.
INSTAGRAM Gennaro tastes one of his creations
When did Gennaro Contaldo meet Jamie Oliver?
Gennaro mentored Jamie when he worked at Neal Street Restaurant in the 90s.
Later he was brought on board to mentor chefs at Jamie’s chain of Italian restaurants, Jamie’s Italian.
Last year he told the Irish News how important the 41-year-old is to him.
He said: “Jamie is incredible. When you show him how to do something the Italian way, he takes it in straight away; and when he does it, he does it better than me.
INSTAGRAM Jamie Oliver and his ‘London’ dad Gennaro
“Jamie considers me his London father, and I’ll always consider him my boy. I have six children and the sixth one is Jamie.
“My father always believed, which he was right to, that Jamie was my son. He died believing that.
“I had to learn from him how beautiful and wonderful the world is, and I learned that to give is much better than to receive, and to help is incredible.
“This is his philosophy and mine as well. We don’t take away – the world is beautiful so let’s enjoy it.”
Holidays from £9.50 are back but is it all cracked up to be?
YES, Holidays from £9.50 with The Sun are back and this time we have more than 200 parks to choose from both in the UK and Europe. But where can you go on holiday for £9.50? Nowhere nice, that’s fo…
YES, Holidays from £9.50 with The Sun are back and this time we have more than 200 parks to choose from both in the UK and Europe.
But where can you go on holiday for £9.50? Nowhere nice, that’s for sure…
Just look at the awful views!
I mean, it’s probably just on an industrial site in the middle of nowhere.
And don’t risk taking your kids on a £9.50 Holiday, unless they like things like slides…
… and making new friends and the great outdoors.
As for the little ones? Forget it… there’s nothing more stressful than bringing a toddler on holiday.
And look, seriously. A holiday that costs £9.50? Look how budget it all is, with things like jet skis…
… and flyboarding.
Nope, there is nothing glitzy about a £9.50 Holiday at all.
They say pets are welcome on a £9.50 Holiday. I mean, who wants to take their dog on holiday with them?
No, not for me, thanks.
And why would you go on holiday in England anyway? It’s always raining.
And there is no point going to the beach in England is there, unless you like things like sunsets and surfing.The Sun
Yep, just another boring day at the beach, where the glare from the sun gets everywhere.
And look at how the kids are always arguing with each other, over things like what is the nicest buttercup in the field. It’s brutal!
And look, if you do meet people then your friendships won’t last long. Only 100 years or so.
No, I’ll just keep my £9.50 in my pocket and stay home this year.
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Once you have your codes, you can book your holiday online. You’ll need to select four park choices and four start dates and your party details.
You can browse our full selection of park sites using the search facility.
Get a real fiver every time you enter 28 codes from The Sun. Yes really. #sunsavers
How to keep your statement winter woolies on-trend all year round
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The Christmas jumper, once something to be cringed at, has since become a signifier of the holiday season that’s celebrated for its sheer lack of taste.
Mark Darcy certainly livened up his Christmas ‘do with this print
Think snowmen, slogans, sequins, pompoms and flashing lights – basically, the uglier the better.
There’s even a date dedicated to the novelty knitwear, Christmas Jumper Day, which sees celebrities going all out in aid of charity.
This year, Myleene Klass, Holly Willoughby and Love Island’s Montana Brown all took part in the fun to help raise funds for Save The Children.
But not all your winter woolies need to be of the tacky variety – think statement colours and prints paired with luxe fabrics.
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