Ireland Baldwin responds to critics of her recent cosmetic procedure.
The 26-year-old model, daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin, took to TikTok on Tuesday to share how frustrating it is when people criticize others for both talking about altering their bodies. And hiding what they have changed.
“You have to pick one,” he said. “Either you’ll get mad at people who aren’t open and transparent about the work they’ve done to themselves, or you’ll get mad at people who do the work alone. You can’t both.”
Baldwin went on to explain how he chooses to be “open and transparent” so as not to be “misleading” with his younger followers. While she explained that she never had fillers despite commentators insisting that her lips were augmented, the model shared that she recently had a procedure called FaceTite on her chin.
“It’s a minimally invasive, hour-long procedure in the office. You don’t even get anesthesia, you don’t go under the knife, nothing like that,” he explained. “The reason I did it was because I had this very stubborn bag of extra fat and skin under my face. Before I said, ‘Why don’t you go on a diet and work out and you’re not a lazy whore?’ It doesn’t work that way. When I had a number of eating disorders in my life, and I was frighteningly thin, I still had this chin, and it was even more prominent when I was thinner. As I gained weight and got older, it didn’t go away at all. , it just got worse. I’m terrified of anesthesia and having plastic surgery, so I’ve been trying to find the most age-appropriate and minimally invasive option for someone 26 years old. “
FaceTite is advertised as a non-invasive alternative to facelift and uses a combination of radiofrequency waves and liposuction to give the patient a tighter, more sculpted look on their preferred facial area. Over the past week, Baldwin has documented her recovery from the procedure on TikTok and shared video of herself wearing a chin strap, which provides compression to the area to speed healing.
In his video, Baldwin also criticized people who claim he is too young to change his body.
“I’m a consenting adult who made this choice and I couldn’t be happier,” Baldwin said. “I’m not going to do anything else, I’m grateful for the body I have and I wouldn’t change anything else about myself. This is something that has really, really bothered me all my life, and I’ve decided to do something about it. “.
Baldwin is all about transparency. He often uses his social media platforms to talk about mental health issues. In March, she took to Instagram to talk about her struggle with anxiety.
“It’s time for the anxiety attack,” he wrote in the caption of a post. “This morning I drank a cup of coffee on an empty stomach which turned into an anxiety attack! I am currently writing this from the bathroom floor. I usually sit here like this or lay down [the] fetal position until I can no longer cry or throw up. “
She was also outspoken about her battle with eating disorders, writing in an Instagram post on Friday: “I’ve spent too many years starving, binging, purging, measuring, stepping on the scales, spitting food into my bag and everything in between. I turn to ruin my body because some troll told me that I will never be as thin and beautiful as my mother “.
It was in that post that she first opened up about having FaceTite, writing, “I know a lot of you like to assume I’m full of lip fillers, breast implants and botox, but even if it’s not there. there is absolutely nothing wrong with any of these things, they are not, but HELL! All you had to do was ask! “
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