U.S.: Share of Adults Who Had Cosmetic Procedure, by number of procedures
Number of proceduresAdult population,
in %
At least one cosmetic procedure24
Two or more cosmetic procedures12
  • Region: United States
  • Time period: Apr 3 to 12, 2023
  • Published: Jun 2023

Data Analysis and Insights

Updated: Mar 28, 2024 | Published by: Statistico

Prevalence of Cosmetic Procedures Among Americans

24% of the adult population in the United States have undergone at least one cosmetic procedure, indicating a significant portion of individuals engage in aesthetic enhancements.

Multiple Cosmetic Procedures Trend

12% of the adult population have had two or more cosmetic procedures, showcasing a trend where a notable subset of those who opt for cosmetic interventions tend to undergo multiple procedures.

Comparative Analysis of Single vs. Multiple Procedures

Half of the individuals who have had at least one cosmetic procedure (12% out of 24%) choose to have two or more, suggesting a strong inclination towards repeated cosmetic enhancements among a significant fraction of the population undergoing such treatments.

Insight into the Cosmetic Procedure Market

The data reflects a substantial market for cosmetic procedures in the United States, with nearly a quarter of the adult population participating, and a considerable demand for multiple interventions, highlighting opportunities for growth in the sector.

Frequently Asked Questions

What percentage of the adult population in the United States have undergone at least one cosmetic procedure?

24% of the adult population in the U.S. have undergone at least one cosmetic procedure.

What percentage of the adult population have had two or more cosmetic procedures?

12% of the adult population have had two or more cosmetic procedures.

Terms and Definitions

A cosmetic procedure refers to a set of techniques and treatments, which patients undergo to improve or modify physical appearance and aesthetics. They are not typically medically necessary, but rather chosen for personal reasons. These can include both surgical procedures, such as liposuction or rhinoplasty, and non-surgical treatments, like botox injections or chemical peels.

A surgical procedure refers to an invasive treatment that involves cutting the body open or making incisions on the body. In the context of cosmetic procedures, these can include facelifts, liposuction, breast augmentations, rhinoplasty, etc.

This refers to non-invasive cosmetic treatments that don't involve cuts or incisions on the body. Examples include botox injections, dermal fillers, laser hair removal, chemical peels, etc.

Invasive refers to procedures or techniques that involve entering the body, usually by cutting or inserting an instrument. This can apply to a variety of medical procedures, including some types of cosmetic surgery.

Non-invasive refers to treatments or procedures that do not require an incision on the body or the removal of tissue. Non-invasive cosmetic procedures might involve lasers, topical creams, injections, or other such treatments.
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