hang mioku

Former Korean model Hang Mioku horribly disfigured from injecting cooking oil in her face.

*Vanity can be a very dangerous thing.

A great line from a Harry Potter movie when his professor tries to warn him about the Mirror of Erised (desire spelled backwards) is:  “Men have wasted away before it, not knowing if what they have seen is real, or even possible.

There have been many films and books that explore the topic of vanity, but a former model in Korea, Hang Mioku, had either not seen any of them or she shunned the thought of her obsession with herself.

Doctors had performed numerous silicone injections to her face, but refused any further surgery when it appeared that her face was becoming enlarged.

But she wouldn’t take no for an answer, obsessed with soft skin, she injected herself, according to the Daily Mail.