Triana Lavey Instagram


If you don't like the way your selfie turns out, you usually have three options: 

1. Delete and try again
2. Mess around with filters until it's to your liking
3. Post it anyway with a caption like: "my flaws are my best features #imreal"

But Los Angeles talent manager Triana Lavey had a more extreme solution when she realized her selfies weren't up to snuff: plastic surgery.

Since 2012, Lavey has dropped $15,000 for plastic surgery, all in the quest for a perfect Instagram selfie. Apparently no filter or photo-editing app was good enough for her pics, so she underwent a nose job, a chin implant, Botox and fat grafting to change how she looks.

"I now have the face that I always thought that I had," she told ABC's Nightline. "I look like myself, but Photoshopped."

You know how else you can look Photoshopped? By using Photoshop.

Triana is a senior talent manager for the uFluencer Group, a public relations firm that specializes in representing social media talent, so she knows a few things about the importance of your Internet presence.

"Today this business is moving at the speed of the Internet," Lavey said. "Your selfie is your head shot so you can reinvent yourself every day with your iPhone. It's a legitimate form of promoting yourself."

Triana Lavey


Based on our Instagram accounts, we're really into promoting our cats. #Catlebrity (We just came up with that hashtag off the top of our head. Nailed it). 

The above is the before and after shot of Triana. Do you think the surgery gave her better selfie face? While you think it over, we'll leave you with one of Triana's musings on self-confidence:

"Not everyone is born beautiful, and if you can get a little help from an app or a nip-tuck then more power to you."

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