Slim calves latest beauty fad in China before procedure outlawed

User Dahongshu (left) complained on Instagram-like Xiaohongshu that her legs felt weak after a controversial procedure to slim her calves. The procedure has since been outlawed in China.
User Dahongshu (left) complained on Instagram-like Xiaohongshu that her legs felt weak after a controversial procedure to slim her calves. The procedure has since been outlawed in China.PHOTOS: XIAOHONGSHU, WEIBO

BEIJING - Undergraduate Bian Jiao, 20, was not happy with the size of her calves.

"My calves are too big, and they do not seem to become smaller no matter how much I control my diet or exercise," she told The Straits Times.

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