Posts By Chris Barry

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Chris Barry is a staff writer and editor for Zwivel. Chris has written stories on everything from motorcycle gangs in the Caribbean to traveling the USA with Ringo Starr. His articles have been published in such high – and sometimes low – profile publications as Vice, Maxim, The National Post, The Globe and Mail, and Saturday Night magazine.

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Four top plastic surgeons lay down the skinny on this most popular of plastic surgery procedures. The popularity of cosmetic surgery among men is at an all-time high. In fact, for over a decade the number of guys getting cosmetic work done has consistently increased by approximately 10 per cent each year. With liposuction being the most common treatment men are getting…

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Chances are you've already put a lot of thought into your decision to undergo a cosmetic procedure. It's just not the kind of thing people simply rush into. And for good reason too. Because as wonderful as plastic surgery can be for both your physical appearance and overall confidence, there's plenty else to think about as well: which type of procedure…

If you're losing your hair and want to be pro-active about it, you've really only two options: either start wearing good quality wigs, or go for a hair transplant. Cover photo: the author (second from the left) with his hair band mates, circa 1980-something. Paco's obsession, or why getting a hair weave is a bad idea I once played in…

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With a whopping 335% growth in the number of injections performed between 2000 and 2015, has Botox become the stepping stone cosmetic procedure for men?   Over the years cosmetic surgery has generally been regarded as the sole preserve of older women and Hollywood starlets, but those stereotypes are more and more a thing of the past. Although the vast majority of patients are…

This guide covers everything you ever wanted to know about gynecomastia and male breast surgery – but were too embarrassed or afraid to ask. What is Gynecomastia? "Gynecomastia" comes from the Greek word "gyne", which means woman, and "mastos", which is the Greek word for breasts. Gynecomastia is the abnormal development or swelling of breast tissue in males, which may…

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