Whitney Cummings looked different on NBC's Today Monday.

"We hardly recognized you," Kathie Lee Gifford said. "You look so great."

"Well, I did get a new face," the comedienne quipped. "I bought it on eBay."

Gifford said, "Well, you picked a good one!"

Flattery aside, Cummings didn't deny that her appearance has changed. In fact, she said, "I did this weird thing that nobody likes to do anymore where I gained weight. I gained like 25 lbs., which I think I needed to. I was way too skinny before. Here's the thing: When you're on television, you get confused. I looked like I was passing away and I put on, like, 20 lbs. I think it filled out...People think I got a face-lift."

"Yeah!" Hoda Kotb said. "That's what we thought."

"I feel like all the advice to girls nowadays is 'Lose weight! Lose weight!' They say you have to pick your ass or your face and I'm picking my face, but I hope somebody else picks the other one!" the comic said.

Cummings, who was plugging her HBO comedy special, attributed her Jennifer Lopez-esque glow to an LED machine she bought online. "Did you see Eyes Wide Shut? It's like a white mask that you put on. You look crazy and a couple restraining orders have already come in," she said, adding that it "lifts and tightens" the skin. "I've been using it for like three months and everybody thinks [I had a face-lift]."

The comedienne said she also uses a machine "that looks like a sex toy."

"If you want to use it that way, I'm not going to judge you," she joked. "It's called NuFACE. It's like a little machine...I use it all the time." Cummings looked into the facial toning technology because she's "doing a new show and hi-def television hates women. I'm just trying to kind of make sure everything is [OK]."

"It's like Fifty Shades of Grey in my house," Cummings joked of her high-tech, high-maintenance beauty routine. "There's a room of just electric machines."

(E! and NBC are both members of the NBCUniversal family.)

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