There are reportedly more nose jobs being performed in Iran today than in any other country in the world. There have reportedly been more nose jobs in Iran during the past year than in any other country in the world.For more than 20 years strict social rules have demanded modest dress and covered hair. Laws forbid women to publicly sing, dance, or wear make-up. But today, frustrated with their lack of freedom, Iranian women are redefining what it means to live in an Islamic fundamentalist society. Iran, and Tehran in particular, has a female population that is pursuing rhinoplasty with the same passion that they’re pushing for government reform.
Ayatollah Khomeneini, the father of Iran’s revolution, once tried to ban all beauty parlours, calling them ‘dens of corruption’. Today, one of the most important private meeting places for Iranian women is the beauty salon, where they can remove their head scarves, relax and socialize, out of the gaze of the oppressive male authorities.