OPW: Ji Yeo's 'Beauty Recovery Room'

Jin Yeo's series on Korean women post-plastic surgery is a study of the bruises and bandages behind this oft unseen side of the beauty industry. 

The uniquely determined lengths women will go to achieve a certain standard of beauty in Korea (and China and Japan) has always been fascinating to me. Yeo's series reminded me of a set of images I saw a while back of a Chinese blogger who transforms herself using contacts, eyelid tape, makeup and wigs. A Cindy Sherman for the social age: