Crown Clinic were in the media again last week after putting out a new survey which looked at the ages men and women start worrying about their looks.
The story was picked up by the Sun, Mirror Online and lots of other news organisations. You can see some of the coverage here:
Here are the full results of the full survey.
It’s all downhill from here…how women start worrying about losing their looks at 29 – the same age as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, according to a new survey
* Men wait until 35 before they starting fretting about the ageing process – the same age as Tom Hiddleston, tipped to be the next James Bond;
* Women’s biggest concerns were grey hair, wrinkles and crows feet around the eyes;
* Men’s biggest worries were man boobs and thinning hair;
The average age when women believe that time has begun to catch up with them is 29, according to a new survey.
Almost two-thirds of women (64%) are agonising about their fading youth as they approach their 30th birthday.
The three biggest worries are grey hair, followed by wrinkles and crows feet.
Fears over the ageing process don’t hit most men till six years later – at the age of 35.
Their three biggest concerns are man boobs, thinning hair and a double chin.
The results are revealed in a new survey of 1,000 people by Crown Clinic in Manchester, Britain’s top hair transplant centre.
It found that one in six women (16%) were already fretting about being over the hill by the time they are 21.
A further one in seven (17%) become preoccupied with losing their looks when they turn 25.
But the key age when the fear is most intense is 29 – the same age as supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and singer Ellie Goulding.
The survey found that 42% of women felt more insecure about their looks when they turned 30.
The average age of new mothers in Britain is 30 (up from 29.8 years in 2012) and it is also the most popular age for new brides.
Only 5% of men worry about their looks by the time they are 25.
This figures goes up to 22% by the age of 30.
By 35, 62% of men fear they are over the hill. Male celebrities who are 35 include The Night Manager star Tom Hiddleston – hot favourite to be the next James Bond – and singer Justin Timberlake.
The survey found that 47% of women would go under the knife to improve their looks – with a boob job the most popular option.
A third of men (34%) would also consider surgery with a hair transplant the number one option.
More young men are now seeking surgery to improve their looks with the average age for hair transplants down to 42 from 47 five years ago.
There has been a 25% increase in under-30s seeking help – down to the ‘Wayne Rooney effect’ with young men copying the England football captain by bolstering their hair with a transplant.
Hair transplant surgeon Asim Shahmalak from Crown Clinic said: “The ageing process catches up with us all, but Britons are increasingly prepared to turn to cosmetic surgery to improve their looks – mimicking a trend which first started in Hollywood.
“Studies show that people who look after their bodies are more successful in their careers and earn more.
“Techniques have improved so much, particularly regarding hair transplantation, and men can look 10 years younger through a simple operation.
“The Wayne Rooney effect has sparked a boom in hair transplants. Wayne will be seen by millions at the European football championships this summer – he is a great advert for the procedure.”
Dr Shahmalak is the stars’ favourite hair transplant surgeon, having performed procedures on the model Calum Best, TV doctor Christian Jessen and the footballer Didi Hamann.
Women’s top five ageing fears
1 Grey hair
3 Crows feet
4 Double chin
5 Bingo wings
Men’s top five ageing fears
2 Thinning hair
3 Double chin
4 Beer belly
5 Grey hair