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'I spent £1,200 on eyelid surgery just so I can do my eyeliner properly'

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A beautician spent £1,200 on surgery to have part of her eyelids removed just so she can apply eyeliner properly - saying she's "so exited" about her new look.

Gemma Gilfoyle, 39, had hated her hooded eyes - excess skin covering the upper eyelid - for as long as she could remember. Having worked in the make-up industry for 19 years, Gemma couldn’t help comparing herself to the women she was doing make-up for.

She paid £1,270 to get her excess skin removed in Amsterdam - but has been left with a two inch scar behind her right eye while it heals.

But Gemma has no regrets and says she's "so excited" to put make-up on her new eyelids. Gemma, from Liverpool, said: “It’s a few months of scarring over a lifetime of being able to do a winged liner. Join our WhatsApp Top Stories and Breaking News group by clicking this link “I work in the beauty industry so I’ve always been really aware of my hooded eyes.

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