Emily Ratajkowski likes how open women are becoming about cosmetic surgery

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  • Gone are the days when women were afraid to open up about plastic surgery.
  • Model Emily Ratajkowski says Botox is becoming a norm in cities outside Hollywood and she likes how open women have become about cosmetic surgery.
  • She also shared that she felt older in her 20s than she does now at 31.

Model Emily Ratajkowski was inspired to get injected when she was 27, as all her friends had tried it. The 'Gone Girl' star says she loves how open other stars are about their desire to get cosmetic procedures. 

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"For people who don't live in New York or LA, Botox seems really extreme, but even now, all my friends in San Diego, my hometown, they get Botox," the 31-year-old model told Refinery29.

"It's normal, I mean, I was terrified, but I was also, like, everybody looked great. My best friends were getting Botox, and I wanted to try it. With plastic surgery in general, the way we talk about what's normal and taboo has completely changed. It's what I mentioned on the episode. Like, nose job - check. Even Doja Cat tweeted about how she's going to get surgery to get a breast lift. I think there's something really nice about how open women are being."

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Emily remarked about feeling older in her 20s than she does now. "Well, I got married when I was 27. That was just four years ago, but it feels like a really long time. I think I felt like I was getting older. I think I felt older at 27 than I do at 31," she added.

"Something was freaking me out. I had this realisation that I was getting closer to 30 and wasn't going to be young forever. But something about 31, I'm like, I'm so young. I turned to my friend the other day and was like, 'Did we ever think 30 was old?' She was like, 'We thought 30 was so old'."

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