'After slipping this clip gently into your nostrils, the supports on either side will help balance and push up the bones and contours of your nose, so it has an overall sharper, straighter shape, less round and more graceful.'
The manufacturers insist that just three minutes' use a day will make enough of a difference that others will notice the user's perky new profile. For those who hanker after the plumped-up lips of the likes of Katie Price, or even more extreme, Pete Burns, the rather cartoonish Face Slimmer Exercise Mouthpiece slips over the wearer's own mouth with the ultimate goal of boosting the lips to a more prominent pout.
Whether the gadgets will take off in this country is doubtful. Last year a survey found that seven in ten young British women wanted to have plastic surgery.
1,150 women aged between 18 to 30 revealed 72 per cent were looking to have breast enhancements, nose jobs and liposuction. The survey said the trend to plastic surgery was 'worrying' and that young women saw surgery as a normal, desirable and acceptable way to make facial changes.
(The Daily Mail)