Woman Dies Hours After Injecting Beef Fat Into Face
Heated beef fat, no less
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 9, 2011 11:27 AM CDT
Updated Sep 11, 2011 6:00 PM CDT
DIY injections: bad idea.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Add this to the list of really awful ways to go: An Illinois woman injected heated beef fat into her face Thursday, and died shortly thereafter. Janet Hardt, 63, had done it several times before, says a source, but after injecting the substance around her mouth and chin this time, WLS-AM reports that her face became singed. She went to a hospital with complaints that she was experiencing a burning sensation, but died at 6:25pm. An autopsy was planned. (In other injections-gone-wrong news...)

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Sep 15, 2011 12:05 AM CDT
Mom always told me to be happy on how do i look what's important is inner beauty.And it makes me laugh when she always tell me that i'm her and dads masterpiece.I just read a news that says, carrying out fat transfer, botox or other associated facial procedures should not be undertaken by home fanatics, as they can prove unsafe. Janet Hardt of Homewood, Ill., faced the risks, and things went downhill quickly. As reported by the Chicago Sun-Times, Hardt perished after inserting hot beef fat into her face. Source of article: Woman dies after injecting hot beef fat into her face I hope that this serves as a lesson to every girls out there.
Sep 12, 2011 10:48 PM CDT
She died of Mad Face Disease.
Sep 12, 2011 2:57 AM CDT
Two all beef cheeks, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions in a sesame seed face