‘I have my own beauty ideal’; Argentina man spends $45K to look like elf

"I have my own beauty ideal and want to achieve that no matter what,” Padron said to the Daily Mail. “’I want to have my ears cut to become pointy like an elves, my jaw to look more sharp like a diamond, a face-lift and an eye-lift to give my eyes a cat-like shape.”

Buenos Ares resident Luis Padron is fascinated with elves and other fantasy beings that he’s determined to look like one.

AN Argentinian Man has Spent £25K On Multiple Operations, Including Liposuction & Bleaching To Become A real-Life Elf

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Padron became obsessed with the fantasy creatures in his teen years after being bullied as a child.

He now has a modeling career and says he makes paid appearances as a real life elf.  While his unusual looks have turned heads, it has produced success for Padron.

(Screengrab) Luis Padron.

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Some people wear costumes to look like fantasy creatures. Others prefer plastic surgery.
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A 25-year-old Argentina man has spent more than $45,000 on plastic surgery to look like a real-life elf.

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Padron also spent more than $45,000 to rework his face, which includes liposuction, a nose job, body hair removal and procedures to change his eye colour.


According to the Daily Mail, the man has started bleaching his skin and hair, currently spending more than $7,000 a month on special creams, dyes and SPF 100 sunscreen to change his complexion.


All to be transformed into an elf.