The word PLASTIC manages to define two fundamental, but ironically opposing, cornerstones to modern Lebanese society: obsession with plastic surgery, and a crushing plastic/garbage crisis. 

Lebanese speculate that their obsession with plastic beauty stems from a post-war mentality of living like there's no tomorrow. Spend your money in the bank now, because you could be dead tomorrow, one plastic surgeon said. The issue with living like there's no tomorrow is that the environment is taking the toll. Many Lebanese said they believe their people do not worry about the environment for future generations, because they don't know if there will be war tomorrow.
This series explores the concept of beauty, the fragility of the environment, and the ups and downs of living like there is no tomorrow. 

In Lebanon, there is plastic as far as the eye can see.


Check out the feature article in Dazed and Confused Magazine

Or read about it in Aint Bad's What We've Read 

Or read even more about it on People of Print

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