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Simon Cowell shows off his cosmetic surgery at America’s Got Talent

He’s been very open about the cosmetic surgery he’s had done and Simon Cowell continued to show off his smooth visage at the Dolby Theatre on Tuesday night. 

The 59-year-old walked down the red carpet at the second round of the America’s Got Talent quarter-finals in California, showcasing his smooth complexion and gleaming smile. 

He also showed off the results of his 20lb weight loss after adopting a vegan lifestyle and looked happy and confident. 

Simon Cowell, 59, continued to show off the results of his cosmetic surgery (and that gleaming smile) at the America’s Got Talent’s quarter finals at the Dolby theatre on Tuesday

While his appearance might have changed a little over the years, one thing that hasn’t is his personal clothing uniform. 

Simon was wearing his trademark black T-shirt, bootcut jeans and a pair of brown leather boots.  

Pictures taken throughout the years suggest Simon started having Botox injections from 2009 onwards. 

Going for it: Simon pulled a series of facial expressions for his moment in the spotlight

All change: He also showed off the results of his 20lb weight loss after adopting a vegan lifestyle and looked happy and confident

All change: He also showed off the results of his 20lb weight loss after adopting a vegan lifestyle and looked happy and confident

That's one way to get noticed: Simon flashed his big smile as he posed for yet more snaps

That’s one way to get noticed: Simon flashed his big smile as he posed for yet more snaps 

Why change perfection? Simon was wearing his trademark black T-shirt, bootcut jeans and a pair of brown leather boots

Why change perfection? Simon was wearing his trademark black T-shirt, bootcut jeans and a pair of brown leather boots

Last year, Simon admitted to having the facelift – but didn’t say when, and said the procedure ‘hurt like hell.’

He told The Sun that he visited cosmetic surgeon Dr Jean-Louis Sebagh, known as the ‘Picasso of dermatology’, for a Silhouette Soft Lift. 

He underwent a non-surgical ‘sewing bioplastic-infused thread’ facelift that set him back £2000. 

Hair today: Simon was still sporting his trademark hairstyle for his appearance

Hair today: Simon was still sporting his trademark hairstyle for his appearance

All stars: He posed alongside (L-R) Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough during filming

All stars: He posed alongside (L-R) Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough during filming

Golden boy: Crossing his arms, Simon was also sporting a Californian tan

Happy: He looked pretty pleased with himself as he got to work on the successful show

Golden boy: Crossing his arms, Simon was also sporting a Californian tan

Good times: It looked like the rest of the judges were in high spirits on the night

Good times: It looked like the rest of the judges were in high spirits on the night 

Simon explained: ‘For me now, it’s all about having clean skin. If you have clean skin, you look better. But you have to be very careful with some of this stuff.’

WHAT THE PLASTIC SURGEON SAYS… 

Dr Alex Karidis, Plastic Surgeon at Karidis Clinic told MailOnline:

‘As we get older, gravity takes hold, the skin thins and we get what is called the deflation effect. 

‘When we lose fat from our faces, the skin starts to sag, like a deflating balloon and the supporting muscles weaken. 

‘The neck sags, as do the brows and upper and lower eyelids which can result in a droopy face. There is a truth to the saying, “fat don’t crack” and having a little extra fat on the face can result in the appearance of fewer wrinkles.

‘Because Simon has lost weight recently, his skin has started to droop

‘This can be remedied with weight gain, fat injected from other parts of the body or hyaluronic acid’ 

‘There’s lots of things you can do now. You don’t just have to stuff your face with filler and Botox.

‘It hurts like hell but it gets rid of sun damage and unplugs all the cr*p.’

Simon once claimed that using Botox ‘added 10 years’ to his TV career, but that he regrets going overboard with the procedure.

He said: ‘Hopefully I look better now – I probably did have a little too much Botox a couple of years ago, because everyone on TV has it.

‘Now I have facials, but nothing too extravagant at the moment. I have a girl who comes here and does a great face massage – it’s very relaxing.

‘I also had a sheep placenta facial once, which was quite out there.’

Sheep placenta facials were all the rage around five years ago and Victoria Beckham also famously took the plunge.

Unsurprisingly, the buzz started in LA, at the swanky Rodeo Drive clinic of dermatologist Dr Harold Lancer – Simon and Victoria are his clients. 

Mr Alex Karidis, Plastic Surgeon at Karidis Clinic, told MailOnline that he believes the aged photo of Simon is an accurate representation of what he would look like. 

Karidis said: ‘As we get older, gravity takes effect – the skin thins and there is a ‘deflation effect’ which occurs when we lose fat in our faces and skin starts to sag.

‘There is a saying, “fat don’t crack” and this is why sometimes, carrying a little extra weight can make the face look younger.

‘Because Simon has lost 20lbs recently, that weight loss shows in his face. With ageing, the neck starts to sag, as do the brows and the eyelids.’

He continued: ‘Some people opt to have their own fat injected into their face to combat this or a hyaluronic acid which may need to be injected two or three times.’ 

Simon, minus the surgeon! How the X Factor mogul would REALLY look without a facelift and 'too much Botox', according to ageing facial software, ahead of his 60th birthday (left)

All change: The mogul has admitted to having a facelift and 'too much Botox' in the past - he also dyes his hair - and has recently lost 20lbs after adopting a vegan diet

Simonm minus the surgeon! How the X Factor mogul would REALLY look without a facelift and ‘too much Botox’, according to ageing facial software, ahead of his 60th birthday (left) and how he looks now (right)

No doubt Simon, who has a net worth of more than £325million, has been keen to slow the ageing process.  

In 2010, Louis Walsh claimed he was forced to undergo plastic surgery by his boss and X Factor sidekick Simon. 

Louis said he reluctantly underwent an operation to remove fat from under his eyes after Simon insisted that the procedure was vital.

He claimed: ‘Simon said it was essential because of high-definition TV. The eye thing was all I’ve had done. There will be no Botox or anything like that.’ 

Louis also claimed that remarks from Simon led him to have his teeth fixed back in 2009 – but the mogul did at least settle the bill for him. 

What could have been? Plastic surgeon Dr Alex Karidis believes the picture on the left is an accurate representation of how Simon might look without surgery, explaining that when we lose fat in our faces as we get older, the skin sags

 

 

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