Nawal al-Hawsawi is outspoken, black, a qualified pilot and married to a white man – everything her critics say a Saudi woman shouldn’t be. But despite receiving waves of abuse on social media, she refuses to bow to convention and hits back at her detractors “with love”. Al-Hawsawi has become something of a star on social media. She has amassed almost 50,000 followers on Twitter, where she posts about the importance of racial diversity and marriage equality.
Long gone are the days when a new practice of plastic surgery was considered for World War I soldiers who suffered horrendous and disfiguring wounds and burns. Or when gangsters like John Dillinger underwent plastic surgery to alter their appearance in order to avoid FBI capture. Even in modern times, cosmetic and plastic surgery is still known as a pleasure of the wealthy and elite but times are a changing.