News Releases - Statistics, Surveys & Trends - ASAPS Press Center - The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Reports Americans Spent Largest Amount on Cosmetic Surgery Since The Great Recession of 2008. NEW YORK, NY (March 20, 2014) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today released its complete 17th annual multi-specialty statistical data indicating a 12% overall increase in cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2013.
More than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the United States, totaling more than 12 billion dollars for the first time since the Great Recession began in 2008. Of that total, more than 7 billion was spent on surgical procedures and more than 5 billion was spent on nonsurgical procedures. This year, liposuction replaced breast augmentation as the most frequently performed surgical procedure with a 16% increase and more than one billion was spent on the procedure nationwide. The top five surgical procedures were: Craft and Fine Artists. Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create art for sale and exhibition.
Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create art for sale and exhibition. Craft artists create handmade objects, such as pottery, glassware, textiles, and other objects that are designed to be functional. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, create original works of art for their aesthetic value, rather than for a functional one. Duties. Tattoo Industry Facts. You know you are main stream when . . . .
According to Week Magazine, the American Medical Association published a scientific study on tattoo removal in 2012. While the AMA is busy discussing which colors are hardest to remove (blue) or what health factors make removal the most challenging (smoking) let’s take a look at the industry from some other government agency studies. Tattoo Artists in the US Market Research. Industry Analysis & Industry Trends The Tattoo Artists industry has exhibited growth over the past five years, partly due to popular culture, including tattoo-related reality television programs, which have made tattoos less culturally taboo.
Additionally, individuals have continued to demand customized tattoos with intricate designs, rather than predesigned tattoos, stimulating industry revenue. Over the next five years, the industry will continue to grow, as the US population will likely become increasingly tattooed. However, new public heath initiatives and regulations may add to operational costs for the industry and pose as barriers to new industry entrants.... purchase to read more. Tattoo flash days show industry's growing popularity. By Levi Sharpe April 01, 2016 | 2:37 PM It’s like a flash sale for designer clothes, but you wear it for the rest of your life.
Tattoo. A rope-and-anchor tattoo, against the original sketch of the design A tattoo is a form of body modification, made by inserting ink, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to change the pigment.
Etymology A Māori Chief with tattoos (moko) seen by Cook and his crew.