12 Famous Stars Who Regret Plastic Surgery And Their Confessions

Appearance is very important, especially when you are a famous star who has to appear regularly in front of the camera lens. Many celebrities have relied on one powerful tool called plastic surgery to achieve charming ageless beauty. Through Botox injections, nose jobs, tummy tucks, and implants, these people will look flawless as long as they have enough money to went under the knife. However, there are stars who regret plastic surgery too.
They have opened up their stories about getting their faces and bodies “fixed” only to want their natural features to come back afterward. Their confessions are brutally honest as they exposed the dark side of going under the knife. If they could turn back time, these celebrities would never choose to go through the procedure again. Here is a list of famous stars who regret plastic surgery.

1. Britney Spears

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Britney Spears shared her story about that one time she got Botox injections in one of her Instagram diatribes. The singer recalled that she was getting subtle lines on her forehead and used Botox to get rid of them.
Everything went wrong. “My eyebrow was raised like the funny girl in the movie Just Go With It. For three weeks it wouldn't come down — it stayed up there!!!" she wrote. After that horrible incident, Spears probably won’t get another Botox injection for a while.

2. Bella Hadid

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Turns out that one of the most famous models in the world can have insecurities about her look too. Bella Hadid admitted that she used to feel like the "uglier sister" when compared to Gigi. So when she turned 14, she decided to get a nose job done. In a 2022 interview with Vogue, she expressed her regret, saying “I wish I had kept the nose of my ancestors. I think I would have grown into it.”

3. Courteney Cox

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Courteney Cox shared her experiences of going under the knife a few times before, along with her regret of getting some cosmetic work done. She felt like she should have let her face age naturally. “I didn't realize that, oh s---, I'm actually looking really strange with injections and doing stuff to my face that I would never do now," the actress claimed.

4. Victoria Beckham

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Victoria Beckham is also among the female stars who regret plastic surgery. Her biggest regret was her breast augmentation. In a letter to her younger self, she wrote "Don’t mess with your boobs. All those years I denied it — stupid. A sign of insecurity. Just celebrate what you’ve got."

5. Gwyneth Paltrow

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Gwyneth Paltrow also wasn’t happy with her anti-wrinkle injections. The actress was in panic mode when she realized she was getting older. She recalled the results were awful, saying "I looked horrible — one eye was actually higher than the other — and it was definitely a big mistake, though luckily a temporary one."

6. Jamie Lee Curtis

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Jamie Lee Curtis got really insecure with her appearance when a cameraman said she had puffy eyes back in her 20s. She tried plastic surgery but instead of solving her problem how she wanted, it got her addicted to Vicodin. Looking back at her mistakes, the actress criticized the current trend of fillers and procedures, saying it was wiping out generations of beauty. "Once you mess with your face, you can't get it back," Curtis said.

7. Nicole Kidman

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After trying Botox, Nicole Kidman quickly realized that it wasn’t for her. The famous actress was glad that her face was back to normal, saying “I can finally move my face again.”

8. Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz was another female celebrity who also regretted her decision to try Botox. The actress claimed that Botox was changing her face in a weird way that was nothing like how she wanted it to change. “I'd rather see my face aging than a face that doesn't belong to me at all,” she told Entertainment Tonight in 2014.

9. Kourtney Kardashian

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When she was 22, Kourtney Kardashian got herself breast implants. Years after that surgery she started to regret her decision. The influencer admitted that she wouldn’t have done it if she could go back. “I was so cute before,” she said, “I've realized that I was made to look a certain way and I'm considering removing them.”

10. Jessica Simpson

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Jessica Simpson got Restylane filler once to make her lips bigger but she would never go through that procedure again. She thought that her lips looked fake and didn’t like it. Lucky for her, her lips were back to their normal shape after four months.

11. Tori Spelling

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Tori Spelling quickly regretted getting breast implants after she realized that they could prevent her from breastfeeding her children. Turned out that the implants could impact the production of milk. If Spelling knew it beforehand, she would never get that surgery.

12. Linda Evangelista

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Linda Evangelista claimed to be "brutally disfigured" after a CoolSculpting procedure. She also shared that she developed paradoxical adipose hyperplasia after the process, admitting that she could not walk in a dress without a girdle because the bulges were hard protrusions. “I will have to chafe to the point of almost bleeding," Evangelista recalled.
Aside from these stars who regret plastic surgery, there are brave celebrities who outright say no to going under the knife. They show us that everybody has flaws and it’s completely normal. Once you embrace your flaws and your aging process, you can finally feel beautiful.
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