a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes
"give your home a facelift"
"more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"
- face lifting
plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face
an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
"some actresses have more than one face lift"
- face lifting - cosmetic surgery - rhytidoplasty - nip and tuck