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It's the era of the ample behind

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OPINION: ​"Verity, why are young women getting butt jobs?"

I love being the resident office young person, because it means that most of the questions about the mystifying minutiae of millennial life end up on my lap. Today's was no exception.

It was prompted by the release of BossBabes on TVNZ this week. A show about the lives of two Kiwi Instagram-businesswomen in their 20s (the semi-famous Iyia Liu and a generic other one) and their cosmetic surgery-studded lives.

And the highlight of this week's premiere episode was the discussion of the impending Brazilian butt job that Iyia is getting in Sydney. (This pivotal plot point is the focus of next week's episode too.)

* Why Botox is the latest must-have of Instagram generation
* BossBabes shot my confidence, but I'll be back for the butt lift

It's an excellent question. As someone who turns 25 this month, I'm old enough to remember when having a small butt was desirable and young enough to now want a big one.

The beauty rules of the early and mid 00s era were distinctly Paris Hilton – all about high-rise G strings and low-rise jeans........

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