Menopause and Skincare: What You Need to Know

22
Nov
2022

Menopause and Skincare: What You Need to Know

Every woman experiences menopause differently. We know about hot flashes and mood swings but did you know that menopause can also affect your skin and hair?

Why Do Men Get Acne?

11
Nov
2022

Why Do Men Get Acne?

Men: If you’re dealing with acne as an adult, you’re not alone. Dr Sam Robson is a skin expert and has everything you need to say goodbye to acne.

Your No-Nonsense Guide to Removing Thread Veins

10
Nov
2022

Your No-Nonsense Guide to Removing Thread Veins

Could sclerotherapy be the answer to getting rid of those confidence-sapping thread veins and spider veins?

How to Find The Best Skincare Routine

02
Nov
2022

How to Find The Best Skincare Routine

Your skin is unique to you. Skin type and skin condition is different from everybody else's so you deserve a skincare routine tailored just for you.

Everything You Need to Know About Pregnancy and Skincare

28
Oct
2022

Everything You Need to Know About Pregnancy and Skincare

Pregnant women have to give up many things; manicures, hair colour and facials come to mind but there are actually very few limitations on cosmetic skincare!

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment Abroad

27
Sep
2022

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment Abroad

Sun, sea, sand and surgery... Should I abroad for cosmetic surgery or treatment? It’s easy to be tempted by the idea but sadly, it’s not always as easy.

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Questions to Ask

12
Sep
2022

Your Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Questions to Ask

If you're seeking out a clinic for any kind of cosmetic treatment. You need to ask your practitioner these important questions...

What You Need To Know About Menopausal Skincare

05
Sep
2022

What You Need To Know About Menopausal Skincare

Menopause brings noticeable changes to your skin but with the right skincare, you can give new life to your skin and start feeling like yourself again!

The Male Guide to Grooming - Hair and Skin Care

16
Aug
2022

The Male Guide to Grooming - Hair and Skin Care

Anatomy of male and female skin is by and large similar. However, it is the subtle differences which make skincare different.

Everything You Need to Know About miraDry Sweat Treatment

11
Aug
2022

Everything You Need to Know About miraDry Sweat Treatment

miraDry is a treatment that reduces underarm sweating. In this ultimate sweat-reduction guide, we find out everything you will need to know...

Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Treatment?

27
Jul
2022

Guide to Cosmetic Treatment - Which Treatment?

Let Consulting Room safely guide you through the process of gathering information about surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments and products.

The Importance of Sun Protection

07
Jul
2022

The Importance of Sun Protection

Did you know that unprotected sun exposure is responsible for 90% of skin ageing? Plus, UV rays can pass through clouds so sun protection is important!

Scared of Acids in Your Skin Routine? Don’t Be!

23
Jun
2022

Scared of Acids in Your Skin Routine? Don’t Be!

Will acids and chemical peels burn my face off? They can sound scary so let's ask a skincare expert all about these popular skincare ingredients...

Why We All Need to Be Taking Daily Supplements

08
Jun
2022

Why We All Need to Be Taking Daily Supplements

Are supplements really needed? Find out what an aesthetic practitioner who specialises in healthy skin from within, wants us to know about supplements...

Is Permanent Body Hair Removal Possible?

31
May
2022

Is Permanent Body Hair Removal Possible?

Have you ever wondered whether or not permanent body hair removal is possible? Keep reading to find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know...

The Sun and Your Skin: Skin Cancer and Skin Ageing

30
May
2022

The Sun and Your Skin: Skin Cancer and Skin Ageing

As May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, there’s no better time to talk about the effects of UV radiation, and how you can protect yourself.

Is Exercise Good for Your Skin?

28
May
2022

Is Exercise Good for Your Skin?

Exercise is a great way to help you feel and look better, on the inside as well as the outside including the skin!

Melanoma Awareness: Identifying Types of Skin Cancers

17
May
2022

Melanoma Awareness: Identifying Types of Skin Cancers

Up to 86% of skin cancer cases in the UK alone are preventable according to Cancer Research UK but how do you Identify Different Types of Skin Cancers?

Boost Your Wellbeing With Holistic Aesthetics

09
May
2022

Boost Your Wellbeing With Holistic Aesthetics

Many of us are feeling stressed, sad and sluggish right now. So how can we improve our sense of well-being?

What Are The Benefits of Collagen Supplements?

21
Apr
2022

What Are The Benefits of Collagen Supplements?

One of the most common questions I get asked is, What can I do to make my skin look better? The answer, unsurprisingly, is not a simple one...

Who Should You Trust to Do Your Botox and Fillers?

06
Apr
2022

Who Should You Trust to Do Your Botox and Fillers?

Dr Eccleston is Tatlers "Man in the Midlands for Botox" and has fixed complications rising from badly done injectables. So, who should be injecting your Botox?

Everything You Need to Know About Microneedling

25
Mar
2022

Everything You Need to Know About Microneedling

You might have heard about micro-needling before, but what exactly is involved in this treatment? What results can you expect?

How to Identify the 5 Different Types of Melanoma

21
Mar
2022

How to Identify the 5 Different Types of Melanoma

Skin cancer affects over 100,000 people in the UK alone. Knowing how to identify skin cancer can save someone’s life.

The Shocking Link Between Depression and Roaccutane

10
Mar
2022

The Shocking Link Between Depression and Roaccutane

Acne sufferers will be familiar with Roaccutane. However it is responsible for over 10 suicides per year, so we need to discuss its effect on acne sufferers.

Microbiome: The Trendiest Word You’ll Hear in 2022

04
Mar
2022

Microbiome: The Trendiest Word You’ll Hear in 2022

Microbiome - Is a community of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses) that work together in and on the human body. So just why is everyone talking about it?

Do You Really Need to Use SPF in Winter?

28
Feb
2022

Do You Really Need to Use SPF in Winter?

SPF isn't always on your to-do list, even in the summer, yet some people use SPF daily even in the winter. So what's the truth, do we really need SPF in Winter?

Is It Worth Getting Botox In Your 20s?

16
Feb
2022

Is It Worth Getting Botox In Your 20s?

Is It Worth Getting Botox In Your 20s? How young is too young to receive a Botox treatment? Dr Rupert Critchley explains everything...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Botox

25
Jan
2022

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Botox

Think Botox is all about lines and wrinkles? Think again! Let us guide you through the top 5 other surprising uses of wrinkle relaxing injections...

The Real Reason You Can’t Shift Stubborn Fat

13
Dec
2021

The Real Reason You Can’t Shift Stubborn Fat

So many of us still can’t get rid of stubborn fat around the tummy, thighs, and hips but why? Let's find out...

How to Christmas Shop for Skincare Like an Expert

06
Dec
2021

How to Christmas Shop for Skincare Like an Expert

Our ultimate Christmas skincare guide will lighten the load as we approach the festive season, giving you top tips for skincare-based stocking fillers.

ENDYMED Intensif - My Latest Skin Rejuvenation Treatment

16
Nov
2021

ENDYMED Intensif - My Latest Skin Rejuvenation Treatment

Like smooth, tightened and re-energised skin? Then you'll love the new ENDYMED Intensif treatment!

The Complete Guide to Dental Implants

07
Oct
2021

The Complete Guide to Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the most popular dental procedures but the dental world is changing. Here is everything you need to know about dental implants...

Everything You Need to Know About Fat Transfer Procedures

28
Sep
2021

Everything You Need to Know About Fat Transfer Procedures

What is fat transfer? What are the positives? What are the negatives? Here is everything you need to know according to an expert fat transfer Doctor...

Are Facial Scrubs and Peel-off Masks Damaging Your Skin?

08
Sep
2021

Are Facial Scrubs and Peel-off Masks Damaging Your Skin?

We love a bit of self-care and pampering with facial scrubs and peel-off masks but exfoliation can also cause skincare problems and actually damage your skin...

Does Sun Exposure on the Head Result in Hair Loss?

18
Aug
2021

Does Sun Exposure on the Head Result in Hair Loss?

Most Brits have experienced sunburn and one of the most common places for men is on their heads, but does it cause baldness? Let's ask a Dr...

Which Is the Best Teeth Whitening:At Home or at the Dentist?

04
Aug
2021

Which Is the Best Teeth Whitening:At Home or at the Dentist?

There are so many teeth whitening treatments available, from home kits to dentist prescribed kits and performed by a dentist. So, which is the best option?

Plastic Surgery Trends: Is Plastic Surgery The New Natural?

28
Jul
2021

Plastic Surgery Trends: Is Plastic Surgery The New Natural?

Are nose jobs and boob jobs still as popular in 2021 as they were 10 years ago? We asked a plastic surgeon for the hottest plastic surgery trends of 2021...

Stress & Hair Loss: The Ultimate Guide by a Hair Loss Doctor

17
Jun
2021

Stress & Hair Loss: The Ultimate Guide by a Hair Loss Doctor

Is there really a link between hair loss and stress? We ask the UK's leading hair loss Doctor to see if it's true, and if so, what can we do about it.

The Lip Lift: FAQs Answered by a Surgeon

11
Jun
2021

The Lip Lift: FAQs Answered by a Surgeon

The lip lift is a surgical procedure to give you permanently larger lips. Is this the alternative to lip fillers? Let's ask a plastic surgeon...

7 Sunburn Tips That Will Change Your Life

01
Jun
2021

7 Sunburn Tips That Will Change Your Life

We love the sun (and love SPF even more) but still get sunburnt every now and again so here are 7 life-changing tips for dealing with a painful sunburn.

Why Is Combination Surgery Is on the Rise?

17
Feb
2021

Why Is Combination Surgery Is on the Rise?

Plastic surgeons around the globe have seen a sharp increase in cosmetic surgery enquiries this year for multiple procedures.

Dr Sophie Describes Being at the Frontline of COVID-19

11
Feb
2021

Dr Sophie Describes Being at the Frontline of COVID-19

Dr Sophie Shooter returned to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and describes her experience on the front line.

What  To Consider Before Getting a Lockdown Nose Job

01
Feb
2021

What To Consider Before Getting a Lockdown Nose Job

Last year, the Zoom Boom phenomenon prompted a surge in demand for rhinoplasties, also known as nose jobs.

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Reductions

30
Nov
2020

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Reductions

Breast reductions are more and more popular so we thought we would break down everything you need to know, including your complete care guide.

How to Cope With Early and Premature Menopause

12
Feb
2020

How to Cope With Early and Premature Menopause

Menopause is a natural part of the ageing process that most women experience but dealing with the uncomfortable and irritating symptoms can be challenging...

Breast Uplift vs Breast Reduction - Which Surgery to Choose?

23
Jan
2020

Breast Uplift vs Breast Reduction - Which Surgery to Choose?

Breast uplift or breast reduction treatment? These are different but get similar results, which can be confusing. So, here's what you need to know...

Should You Change Your Skincare Routine in Winter?

10
Jan
2020

Should You Change Your Skincare Routine in Winter?

Is they key to avoiding dry skin and cracked lips as simple as a change in skincare?

Does What We Eat and Drink Age Skin Prematurely?

17
Dec
2019

Does What We Eat and Drink Age Skin Prematurely?

"You are what you eat" - So can we eat and drink our way to smoother, healthier and younger-looking skin? If so, sign me up!

Your Ultimate Guide to Non-surgical Facelifts

15
Oct
2019

Your Ultimate Guide to Non-surgical Facelifts

7 ways you can get a facelift that doesn't require hospitals or knives. Sounds too good to be true? Read on to find out how...

How Young Is Too Young for Cosmetic Treatments?

17
Aug
2019

How Young Is Too Young for Cosmetic Treatments?

Young people, including myself, feel the constant pressure to look our best and with celebrities setting ridiculously high standards.

The Best Treatments to Reduce Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

31
Jul
2019

The Best Treatments to Reduce Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

If you suffer from hyperhidrosis, you may think that you've exhausted every solution. Here’s our guide to the best treatments for excessive underarm sweating.

Everything You Need to Know About Botox and Dermal Fillers

16
Jul
2019

Everything You Need to Know About Botox and Dermal Fillers

How long do Fillers last? What's the difference between Fillers and Botox? All these and more are answered in this ultimate guide to Botox and Fillers!

Q&A: 3 Things You NEED to Know Before CoolSculpting

26
Jun
2019

Q&A: 3 Things You NEED to Know Before CoolSculpting

The definitive checklist for anyone thinking about having fat freezing (CoolSculpting) treatment, by one of the UK's leading Doctors.

The Tweakments Guide: How to Find the Best Cosmetic Clinic

08
Apr
2019

The Tweakments Guide: How to Find the Best Cosmetic Clinic

Consulting Room is very proud to be highlighted as a go-to place to find cosmetic clinics and practitioners in The Tweakments Guide published by Alice Hart Davis.

Celebrating International Women’s Day From a Female Doctor

08
Mar
2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day From a Female Doctor

International Women’s Day is a much-celebrated worldwide event that highlights the social, economic, cultural achievements and contributions made by women.

The Ultimate Guide to Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles

29
Jan
2019

The Ultimate Guide to Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles

The benefits of pelvic floor exercises are well-documented and are recommended to help problems such as stress urinary incontinence and a prolapsed uterus.

Diagnosing Female Hair Loss

16
Jan
2019

Diagnosing Female Hair Loss

Hair loss in women can occur as an isolated health problem or as a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Here is how I diagnose it and how to solve it.

Diagnosing Male Hair Loss

16
Jan
2019

Diagnosing Male Hair Loss

How we diagnose male hair loss and how resolving underlying health problems or stopping medication may actually be enough to reverse the hair loss.

What Happens to Your Skin During a Chemical Peel?

09
Jan
2019

What Happens to Your Skin During a Chemical Peel?

Chemical Peels are minimally invasive, inexpensive treatments to get glowing skin. If you are considering this treatment, here’s everything you need to know...

Autumn Skin Care - 3 Top Treatments To Rejuvenate Your Skin

20
Nov
2018

Autumn Skin Care - 3 Top Treatments To Rejuvenate Your Skin

Are you ready to embrace an Autumn Skin Care regime to help tackle some of the signs of premature skin ageing?

Lest We Forget: Remembering WWI Plastic Surgery Pioneers

12
Nov
2018

Lest We Forget: Remembering WWI Plastic Surgery Pioneers

Since the silencing of the guns on 11th November 1918, we remember the fallen, along with the medical professionals who pioneered plastic surgery treatments.

Can You Get Natural-Looking Results With Dermal Fillers?

17
Oct
2018

Can You Get Natural-Looking Results With Dermal Fillers?

Love the skin your in with a natural approach to looking refreshed, happy and rested with Dermal Fillers.

Initial Considerations To Make If Hair Loss Is Identified

25
Sep
2018

Initial Considerations To Make If Hair Loss Is Identified

Suffering from hair loss can be a devastating prospect and with up to 50% of both men and women being affected by the age of 50, the issue is a common one.

Skin Cancer: A Gentle Reminder to Be Vigilant

20
Jul
2018

Skin Cancer: A Gentle Reminder to Be Vigilant

Overexposure to UV light is the main cause of non-melanoma skin cancer, a condition that presents in over 100,000 new patients in the UK every year.

Hair: What Is It and How Does It Grow?

05
Jul
2018

Hair: What Is It and How Does It Grow?

Hair loss expert, Dr Silan Fernando discusses the basics of hair, in a healthy state, and how to understand the causes of hair loss.

Varicose Vein Treatment: All You Need to Know

26
Jun
2018

Varicose Vein Treatment: All You Need to Know

Varicose veins treatment options. If you’ve just started looking into treatment but feel overwhelmed by all you need to know, you may find this blog useful.

Can Botox Be Used to Treat a Gummy Smile?

16
May
2018

Can Botox Be Used to Treat a Gummy Smile?

After rarely coming across a good fix for gummy smiles, I am confident to say a big YES to the use of anti-wrinkle injections with Botox to treat gummy smiles!

How to Get Rid of Cysts, Lumps, Bumps, Moles and Skin Tags

04
May
2018

How to Get Rid of Cysts, Lumps, Bumps, Moles and Skin Tags

There are a number of skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin but what are the most common ones to look out for, and how to get rid of them.

How to Avoid a Bad Botox Experience

17
Apr
2018

How to Avoid a Bad Botox Experience

what is a bad Botox experience and how can you avoid it?

60% Of Men Say They Don’t Like Their Bodies

10
Apr
2018

60% Of Men Say They Don’t Like Their Bodies

More than 60% of men admit to being unhappy with their bodies, but why are many men reluctant to take positive action to address the problem?

Launch of The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners(JCCP)

07
Mar
2018

Launch of The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners(JCCP)

UK’s leading medical and aesthetic associations launch JCCP register to protect the public from rogue cosmetic practitioners.

Botox Research Could Change our Understanding of Depression

06
Feb
2018

Botox Research Could Change our Understanding of Depression

Mental health research shows that botulinum toxins, such as Botox can have in affecting our mood and relationships with others via neurological pathways.

Which Skin Supplements Really Work?

09
Jan
2018

Which Skin Supplements Really Work?

Do supplements work or can we get all of the nutrients we need from a well-balanced diet? Let's ask a doctor who specialises in skin supplements...

How Different Is Female Skin From Male Skin?

02
Nov
2017

How Different Is Female Skin From Male Skin?

When it comes to our skin men and women differ quite dramatically, Here is a brief guide to the main ways in which our skin is different.

With Halloween Around the Corner, Is Your Skincare Regime ‘Frightful’?

23
Oct
2017

With Halloween Around the Corner, Is Your Skincare Regime ‘Frightful’?

If you aren’t sure what products are better than relying on a harsh soap or water, here are my top make-up removal tips...

Autumn:The Perfect Time for a Confidence-Boosting Treatment!

10
Oct
2017

Autumn:The Perfect Time for a Confidence-Boosting Treatment!

Enjoy the great outdoors in its red, orange and gold glory, and most importantly, treat your skin to a little TLC after a long summer in the sunshine!

Everything You Need to Know About Nipple / Areola Treatment

24
Aug
2017

Everything You Need to Know About Nipple / Areola Treatment

Why is nipple and areola surgery becoming increasingly popular in both women and men?

Myth-Busting: Let's Discuss Breast Augmentations

06
Jul
2017

Myth-Busting: Let's Discuss Breast Augmentations

One of the UK's renowned breast augmentation surgeons discusses the most common Myths and misinformation surrounding Breast Augmentation.

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty; What Exactly Is It?

28
Jun
2017

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty; What Exactly Is It?

Everything you need to know about non-surgical rhinoplasty treatment - Can you contour, reshape, sculpt and re-model without surgery?

Understanding Gynaecomastia and How to Banish Man Boobs

20
Jun
2017

Understanding Gynaecomastia and How to Banish Man Boobs

The medical term for male breast enlargement is gynecomastia, commonly called 'Man Boobs' or 'Moobs'. Are there treatment options?

4 Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Get Glowing Skin

11
May
2017

4 Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Get Glowing Skin

In this blog, we look at some of the key lifestyle factors that cause us to age and the ways you can help combat them.

Dimple Creation Treatments: A Surgeons View

25
Apr
2017

Dimple Creation Treatments: A Surgeons View

After 10 years of performing dimple creation in the UK, I never imagined that it would grow to become such a significant part of my practice!

How Stress and Anxiety Ages Your Skin

21
Apr
2017

How Stress and Anxiety Ages Your Skin

A recent poll of over 1,000 women, who live in Surrey and the South East, has revealed that the majority believe stress and anxiety have aged them the most.

Advantages of a Surgical Procedure Under Local Anaesthetic

22
Mar
2017

Advantages of a Surgical Procedure Under Local Anaesthetic

There can be many advantages to undergoing surgical procedures, such as blepharoplasty (eye lift), under local anaesthetic. Let's find out more...

Tudor Beauty Tips... Glowing Skin From the History Books!

14
Mar
2017

Tudor Beauty Tips... Glowing Skin From the History Books!

Imagine waking up in Tudor England as a lady from a wealthy family. How different would your skincare routine be? Let's find out...

What Is Melasma and Can a Chemical Peel Help?

20
Feb
2017

What Is Melasma and Can a Chemical Peel Help?

Melasma is a skin condition where the skin on your face makes too much of the brown pigment called melanin but can Melasma be treated?

Should Beauty Therapists Be Performing Injection Treatments?

10
Feb
2017

Should Beauty Therapists Be Performing Injection Treatments?

Should beauty therapists be performing injection treatments? This is not a new debate, not by a long shot, but it is one that never seems to go very far away.

Cosmetic Surgery - Knowing Your Legal Rights

19
Jan
2017

Cosmetic Surgery - Knowing Your Legal Rights

This will help you to understand your rights if you are contemplating cosmetic surgery, or if you have had cosmetic surgery and something has gone wrong.

What Is the Best Botox Dose for Wrinkles and Frown Lines?

16
Jan
2017

What Is the Best Botox Dose for Wrinkles and Frown Lines?

What matters when you have your Botulinum toxin (Botox) is the overall number of units that you are given but what is the perfect dose?

Dr. Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health Now Available in the UK

23
Nov
2016

Dr. Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health Now Available in the UK

The ZO® Skin Health Controlled Depth Peel is an intensive chemical peel that is designed to create, rejuvenate, and correct skin deficiencies.

Love the Skin You Are In - Managing Body Dysmorphic Disorder

22
Nov
2016

Love the Skin You Are In - Managing Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Here's what you need to best manage body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).

Treating Rosacea With Skin Creams

15
Nov
2016

Treating Rosacea With Skin Creams

Everything you need to know about treating Rosacea with skin creams, which ones are worth it, which ones to avoid and other Rosacea treatments.

Skincare Unwrapped - What Is Retinol?

24
Oct
2016

Skincare Unwrapped - What Is Retinol?

In this blog, I’ll be taking a look at Retinol – a key ingredient in many anti-ageing skincare products – and finding out what it is and what it does.

Looking for a Laser Clinic in Wales? What You Need to Know

20
Oct
2016

Looking for a Laser Clinic in Wales? What You Need to Know

if you live in Wales, the Healthcare Inspectorate of Wales has made it a lot easier to protect yourself from unscrupulous cosmetic cowboys.

What’s the Best Botulinum Toxin Brand for Me?

28
Sep
2016

What’s the Best Botulinum Toxin Brand for Me?

Clients often ask me what the difference is between the different brands of botulinum toxin that are available in the UK. Well, Let me explain why...

Everything You Need to Know About PDO Thread Lifts

12
Sep
2016

Everything You Need to Know About PDO Thread Lifts

Patients ask ‘What is the PDO Thread Lift’ or ‘What is Fine Thread Contouring?’ so I put together this blog to help clarify things a little!

Do Patients and Surgeons Agree on the Best Surgery Results?

08
Aug
2016

Do Patients and Surgeons Agree on the Best Surgery Results?

Expensive prices certainly don’t guarantee experience and expertise at present, so these are details patients must check out before choosing a surgeon.

Laser Eye Surgery Is Not Always the Best for Those Over 40

03
Aug
2016

Laser Eye Surgery Is Not Always the Best for Those Over 40

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeons at the London Eye Hospital have been calling for better education for people considering laser eye surgery.

Dermalux Led Light Therapy: Here Comes The Science Bit...

28
Jul
2016

Dermalux Led Light Therapy: Here Comes The Science Bit...

Let's talk about the science behind the Dermalux Led Light Therapy and how it can help you get glowing skin.

Resting Bitch Face - Can Botox Help?

22
Jun
2016

Resting Bitch Face - Can Botox Help?

Resting bitch face is the term given when a person, usually a girl, has a scowl or feels they look mean when their face is expressionless, without meaning to.

GMC Urges Cosmetic Procedure Patients to Question Doctors

10
Jun
2016

GMC Urges Cosmetic Procedure Patients to Question Doctors

People thinking of having a cosmetic procedure are being urged to question their doctors before going ahead with treatment.

Are You Comfortable in Your Perfect Imperfection!?

10
Jun
2016

Are You Comfortable in Your Perfect Imperfection!?

On a daily basis, we are faced with images of male and female "perfection". As a result of this, we are becoming more critical when we look into the mirror.

What Can Go Wrong With Dermal Fillers?

26
May
2016

What Can Go Wrong With Dermal Fillers?

As more and more people are treated with dermal fillers more information is also becoming available about potential unwanted effects.

How Long Should I Have Botox to Treat My Wrinkles?

18
May
2016

How Long Should I Have Botox to Treat My Wrinkles?

My clients often ask the question: How long is it safe to have Botox for? So I'm here to answer that, and your Botox for wrinkles questions.

Selfies Don’t Tell the ‘Tooth’ About Your Smile

21
Apr
2016

Selfies Don’t Tell the ‘Tooth’ About Your Smile

Selfies - Love them or hate them they are here to stay and they may be responsible for a 30% rise in teeth whitening and cosmetic dentistry!

Microneedling Treatment for Male Pattern Baldness

15
Mar
2016

Microneedling Treatment for Male Pattern Baldness

Male-pattern baldness is the most common type of baldness. Study shows that microneedling with Minoxidil is an effective treatment for male-pattern baldness.

Can You Self-Inject Botox and Fillers?

08
Mar
2016

Can You Self-Inject Botox and Fillers?

Should you self inject? According to YouTube Vloggers who are self-injecting dermal fillers and botulinum toxin, yes but we say NO, NO, NO!

How to Better Understand the Cost of Cosmetic Surgery

18
Feb
2016

How to Better Understand the Cost of Cosmetic Surgery

We all like a good deal, to feel that we are getting value for money so how do you better understand the cost of cosmetic surgery treatments?

What Should I Expect From a Botox Consultation?

02
Feb
2016

What Should I Expect From a Botox Consultation?

Your consultation with your medical injector is crucial - from seeing their work to asking questions, to seeing their clinic, credentials and demeanour.

The Risk of Botox Jabs

05
Jan
2016

The Risk of Botox Jabs

Experts respond to the risk of treatments being delivered without a face-to-face consultation and assessment beforehand by a prescribing medical practitioner.

Varicose Veins - How Modern Treatments Have Evolved

16
Dec
2015

Varicose Veins - How Modern Treatments Have Evolved

The good news for anyone suffering from varicose veins today is that more modern treatments have Improved and evolved.

Stimulating Collagen with PRP and PDO-Threads

02
Dec
2015

Stimulating Collagen with PRP and PDO-Threads

Threads create a lifting effect, whilst stimulating collagen at the same time. This is why I team the PDO Threads with PRP for its healing properties.

#IMPLEOTwist-ing All Over The World

17
Nov
2015

#IMPLEOTwist-ing All Over The World

How many surgeons does it take to twist a breast implant? This was the question asked at Europe's biggest aesthetic surgical trade show.

Anti Ageing Effects of Tretinoin Confirmed in a Huge Study

19
Oct
2015

Anti Ageing Effects of Tretinoin Confirmed in a Huge Study

I found that there was a multicentre study of the effects of Tretinoin reported way back in 1991, a randomised double-blind controlled clinical trial.

Everything You Need to Know About Cometic Dentistry

11
Aug
2015

Everything You Need to Know About Cometic Dentistry

There are lots of reasons to get cosmetic dental work done. Here's everything you need to know according to a top London cosmetic dentist.

Teen Screen Addiction: The Generation Y Digital Experiment

26
Jun
2015

Teen Screen Addiction: The Generation Y Digital Experiment

The number of hours we spend looking at screens has increased and our technology addiction epidemic is having a hugely detrimental impact on our physical and mental health. 

Electrolysis Treatment: The Myths and The Facts

16
Jun
2015

Electrolysis Treatment: The Myths and The Facts

Here the British Institute & Association of Electrolysis (BIAE) dispel the myths and lay out the truth about electrolysis treatment.

The Anatomy of Hair and How It Affects Hair Loss

19
Mar
2015

The Anatomy of Hair and How It Affects Hair Loss

According to an article in The Daily Mail, 94% of men put losing hair as their top fear. Don't fear - hair loss treatments are becoming increasingly popular.

The Dangers of Not Researching Your Cosmetic Surgeon

04
Mar
2015

The Dangers of Not Researching Your Cosmetic Surgeon

How many stories have you seen in the paper and on TV about botched up plastic surgery? Doing your research is SO important.

Is Acne Laser Treatment Effective for Teenage Skin?

11
Feb
2015

Is Acne Laser Treatment Effective for Teenage Skin?

Teenage acne is super frustrating and unfortunately affects almost 80% of teenagers, if not treated properly it can lead to scarring.

Help! My Plastic Surgery has Gone Wrong, What Can I do?

04
Sep
2014

Help! My Plastic Surgery has Gone Wrong, What Can I do?

Butt lifts and boob jobs - everyone seems to want them but would you know what to do if your surgery went badly wrong?

How Social Media Is Increasing Demand for Cosmetic Surgery

24
Jun
2014

How Social Media Is Increasing Demand for Cosmetic Surgery

This awareness of how we are perceived on social networking sites has led to an increase in facial cosmetic surgery.

Groupon for Laser Hair Removal? Absolutely NOT!

17
Jun
2014

Groupon for Laser Hair Removal? Absolutely NOT!

WARNING: Daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and Wowcher are no good for businesses and customers alike, and here`s why.

Will MCA Micro Needling Bring New Life to Damaged Skin?

03
Jun
2014

Will MCA Micro Needling Bring New Life to Damaged Skin?

Is dry tattooing (also known as medical skin needling or microneedling) be the answer to treating damaged skin?

The Fresh Diet - A Prescription for Feeling Healthy?

05
May
2014

The Fresh Diet - A Prescription for Feeling Healthy?

The Fresh Diet is the latest diet to hit the headlines in the U.S and it's no wonder its website promoting weight loss up to 4 pounds in the first week alone.

Botox Treatments Should Be Natural!

11
Feb
2014

Botox Treatments Should Be Natural!

Are celebs falling out of love with Botox and opting for other wrinkle reducing treatments that are less invasive?

Botox - The Most Popular Cosmetic Treatment in the World?

18
Sep
2013

Botox - The Most Popular Cosmetic Treatment in the World?

Now Botox for Hair is the latest product to ride on the success of an already well-established brand, but for how much longer?

Diary of a Botox Virgin

28
Jun
2013

Diary of a Botox Virgin

So here I am, 10 years in the aesthetic industry and the wrong side of 35, but I have never popped my Botox cherry... that was until last weekend!

Is Cosmetic Surgery Counselling a Must?

16
May
2013

Is Cosmetic Surgery Counselling a Must?

Psychologists are asking if mandatory psychological screening for people before cosmetic surgery is needed?

What You Need to Know About DIY Mole Removal

04
Feb
2013

What You Need to Know About DIY Mole Removal

Home remedies and DIY mole removal - Everything you need to know including the dangers explained by Mole removal expert, Dr. Ross Perry.

Are Dentists Allowed to Call Themselves Doctors?

22
Jan
2013

Are Dentists Allowed to Call Themselves Doctors?

Dentists have been able to call themselves by the title Doctor, but the Advertising Standards Authority disagrees as they believe the title is misleading.

Is Botox the Answer to Migraines and Headaches?

15
Nov
2012

Is Botox the Answer to Migraines and Headaches?

Chronic migraines are believed to affect 1.6% of the UK adult population and can be debilitating for the individual adults who have chronic migraines.

Can Vitamin b12 Injections Cause Nasty Rashes?

30
Oct
2012

Can Vitamin b12 Injections Cause Nasty Rashes?

This is a case report highlighting an unusual presentation of a woman suffering from acne-like symptoms potentially associated with high levels of Vitamin B12.

Direct Advertising of Botox to the Public Still Prevalent

06
Sep
2012

Direct Advertising of Botox to the Public Still Prevalent

The practice of promoting the prescription-only medicine of botulinum toxin, Botox?

Beauty Therapists and Botox - The Skills for Safe Treatment?

03
Sep
2012

Beauty Therapists and Botox - The Skills for Safe Treatment?

Aesthetic organisations say that Beauty Therapists don’t have the qualifications and medical skills needed to safely carry out Botox injections.

Should Teeth Whitening ONLY Be Performed by Dentists?

19
Apr
2012

Should Teeth Whitening ONLY Be Performed by Dentists?

Tooth-whitening situation is confusing for Dentists let alone the general public. Is it legal? Can non-dentists provide it? What concentration is safe/legal?

What Is the Key to Natural Looking Facial Rejuvenation?

13
Apr
2012

What Is the Key to Natural Looking Facial Rejuvenation?

If you seek treatment when you notice lines and wrinkles, the treatments only address these concerns. How do we prevent them from developing?

Leslie Ash Curse: Permanent Fillers Cause Permanent Problems

23
Mar
2012

Leslie Ash Curse: Permanent Fillers Cause Permanent Problems

Poor Leslie Ash - I can guarantee that her name will crop up over and over from my clients - “I don’t want to end up looking like Leslie Ash!”

Pip Breast Implant Refunds, Will It Work for Everyone?

15
Mar
2012

Pip Breast Implant Refunds, Will It Work for Everyone?

A woman received a refund off her credit card for her burst PIP breast implants - Does this mean refunds for other women affected by this scandal?

Should Botox and Fillers be Sold to the General Public?

05
Mar
2012

Should Botox and Fillers be Sold to the General Public?

Should Botox and Fillers be allowed to be Sold to the General Public from an Exhibition Stand?

NHS Mops up PIP Breast Implant Patients From Private Clinics

20
Feb
2012

NHS Mops up PIP Breast Implant Patients From Private Clinics

3,000 women who were given faulty Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants have sought help from the NHS.

Angelina Jolie Looks “Vein” at Screen Actors Guild Awards

16
Feb
2012

Angelina Jolie Looks “Vein” at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Beautiful, slim and toned women like Angelina Jolie are more likely to suffer from prominent veins on the hands and arms.

The Furore Over Fillers! What Is All the Fuss Is About?

13
Feb
2012

The Furore Over Fillers! What Is All the Fuss Is About?

Speculation over the safety of cosmetic fillers has been much discussed in the past few. Here we speak to Dr Rita Rakus about her experience...

How Vain Are Botox Users?

16
Jan
2012

How Vain Are Botox Users?

A new study investigates how vain Botox users are by age groups and social acceptance of going under the knife. Let's find out...

Don't Be Fooled By Bargain Botox Deals

28
Oct
2011

Don't Be Fooled By Bargain Botox Deals

In response to a Wowcher advert offering discount Botox treatments, experts have warned not to be tempted by these misleading and potentially unsafe deals.

A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon...

25
Oct
2011

A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon...

Plastic Surgeon Dr Chris Inglefield gives us a rundown of his typical day - tummy tucks, septorhinoplasty, breast augmentations and blepharoplasty!

Does Liposuction Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease?

27
Sep
2011

Does Liposuction Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease?

If weight is a factor in heart disease, removing the fat with liposuction should lower your risk? This is not true.

Whats the Difference Between Natural Breasts and Implants?

12
Aug
2011

Whats the Difference Between Natural Breasts and Implants?

From the average bra size to the difference between natural breasts and implants – have you ever wondered how much your breasts weigh?

Vain Rooney - Is Male Cosmetic Surgery Socially Acceptable?

19
Jul
2011

Vain Rooney - Is Male Cosmetic Surgery Socially Acceptable?

Footballer Wayne Rooney made headlines for his hair transplant so lets look behind the clever pun headlines (Vain Rooney *chuckle*) at male cosmetic surgery.

How to Choose the Best Aesthetics Training Company in 3 Steps

07
Jul
2011

How to Choose the Best Aesthetics Training Company in 3 Steps

When you're looking for an injectable training company, there are three things you really want to know to ensure that you're going to get good value.

Win a Breast Augmentation!

21
Jun
2011

Win a Breast Augmentation!

In a contest, named the Breast Summer Ever, a breast augmentation is the latest Cosmetic Surgery prize contest to hit the headlines and stir up social controversy.

“Botox Party” Domain Hawked for Sale

09
May
2011

“Botox Party” Domain Hawked for Sale

The domain BotoxParty.co.uk is on sale but there are of course two major ethical and legal issues to this particular website domain...

Why Buying Cosmetic Surgery on Credit Cards Is the New Trend

14
Apr
2011

Why Buying Cosmetic Surgery on Credit Cards Is the New Trend

It seems credit cards are coming to the rescue more and more often for cosmetic treatments nowadays.

Cancelation of Non-medic Botox Training

05
Apr
2011

Cancelation of Non-medic Botox Training

A recent visit to The Academy of Cosmetic Training website revealed that the company's own declarations and activities have indeed caused its downfall.

Are Varicose Veins Medical or Aesthetic? NHS or Private?

30
Mar
2011

Are Varicose Veins Medical or Aesthetic? NHS or Private?

Treatment for varicose veins on the NHS is increasingly being classed as an aesthetic rather than a medical issue and thus treatment is denied.

Botox Now Available at Superdrug! A Doctor’s Viewpoint

25
Mar
2011

Botox Now Available at Superdrug! A Doctor’s Viewpoint

Superdrug is launching a budget anti-wrinkle and dermal filler injection service. Is this a good idea? Let's ask a Doctor...

Should Botox Be Available in a High Street Superdrug?

23
Mar
2011

Should Botox Be Available in a High Street Superdrug?

Superdrug announced that it would be offering cosmetic treatments including botulinum toxin and dermal filler injections. Is a good idea?

Should Beauty Therapists Be Allowed to Inject Botox?

15
Mar
2011

Should Beauty Therapists Be Allowed to Inject Botox?

Needles at Dawn! Beauty therapists challenge who should and should not be allowed to inject botox and dermal fillers.

Patient Sues Her Plastic Surgeon for 54 Million

14
Mar
2011

Patient Sues Her Plastic Surgeon for 54 Million

Patient sues her Plastic Surgeon for 54 million. The decision can influence significantly the face of healthcare in the UK.

The Debate on Making Dark Skin Colours Paler

10
Mar
2011

The Debate on Making Dark Skin Colours Paler

People with pale skin always want to look more tanned, and people with darker skin often strive for lighter skin.

Can ZYTAZE Enhance Botulinum Toxin Injections?

28
Feb
2011

Can ZYTAZE Enhance Botulinum Toxin Injections?

ZYTAZE markets itself as a medical food that provides nutritional support to enhance the effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections. So, does it?

Cosmetic Surgery Is Surgery - Making the Right Choice.

21
Feb
2011

Cosmetic Surgery Is Surgery - Making the Right Choice.

A UK plastic surgeon is being sued for 54 million by a patient for a facelift gone wrong. So, how to make the correct choice for your surgery?

Treatment of Facial Veins - Laser and Light Based Treatments

27
Jan
2011

Treatment of Facial Veins - Laser and Light Based Treatments

Facial redness and spider veins are a common cosmetic and medical complaint. What is the best treatment for this?

Does Botox Work to Treat Cold Sores?

21
Jan
2011

Does Botox Work to Treat Cold Sores?

Cold sores are pesky nuisances that pop up when you least expect them and definitely don't want them to. Could Botox be the answer to banish them permanently?

Is Emervel the Best Dermal Filler in the UK?

14
Jan
2011

Is Emervel the Best Dermal Filler in the UK?

Dermal Fillers can be confusing... Which is best? Is there a difference? What is Emerval? Here are all your questions answered...

Treating Hyperpigmentation in Darker Skin Tones

04
Jan
2011

Treating Hyperpigmentation in Darker Skin Tones

Why Combination peels? They are done to complement the efficacy of different ingredients that can be used for Treating hyperpigmentation in Darker skin tones

Does Botox Cause Muscles to Weaken?

13
Dec
2010

Does Botox Cause Muscles to Weaken?

The Canadian study, to be published in The Journal of Biomechanics, found that rabbits injected with the Botox brand of BTX-A experienced muscle weakness.

A Perfect Nose for Christmas in Your Lunch Break

23
Nov
2010

A Perfect Nose for Christmas in Your Lunch Break

Fancy popping out to grab a nose job on your lunch break? You can with non-surgical nose shaping!

What is The Natura Lift?

27
Oct
2010

What is The Natura Lift?

The Natura Lift - combines skin health, non-surgical treatments, minimally invasive face, neck and brow lifting, lipomodelling, mini/mid-facelifts.

Do Your Hands Give Your Age Away?

25
Oct
2010

Do Your Hands Give Your Age Away?

I often hear patients say I have my mothers hands or my hands make me look older than I really am. Can something be done about this?

Bright Lights, Big Botox Deals!

15
Oct
2010

Bright Lights, Big Botox Deals!

A medical aesthetic clinic in Manhattan is currently advertising various deals on Botox and has installed neon signs which shine out across the neighbourhood.

Everything You Need to Know About Ageing Skin

07
Oct
2010

Everything You Need to Know About Ageing Skin

As we age the skin gradually gets less translucent and does not retain water so well. All the skin functions take place more slowly in mature skin.

And the Winner is... Cosmetic Surgery Gifting

30
Sep
2010

And the Winner is... Cosmetic Surgery Gifting

Fancy winning a Face Lift or a Tummy Tuck? One Harley Street clinic is causing controversy by giving away surgery.

Everything You Need to Know About Tickle Lipo

20
Sep
2010

Everything You Need to Know About Tickle Lipo

Tickle Lipo is the new, much talked about procedure in the world of liposuction for body contouring and fat removal.

Beware of Cheap Botox Deals!

10
Sep
2010

Beware of Cheap Botox Deals!

A new site offering special one-day-only offers. The Deal of the Day was promoting an offer of 80 instead of 220 for skin injections in 2 areas of the face.

Should You Trust Beauty Journalists?

03
Sep
2010

Should You Trust Beauty Journalists?

90% of the journalists did not know what cosmeceuticals were, did not get the importance of them or indeed had no understanding of what constitutes good skin!

Botox Training For Non-Medics Surely Not in the UK?!

31
Aug
2010

Botox Training For Non-Medics Surely Not in the UK?!

During a round of internet searching I discovered a site offering Botox and dermal filler training to non-medical personnel. Is this a good or bad idea?

Fractional Eyelift - An Alternative to Blepharoplasty!

13
Aug
2010

Fractional Eyelift - An Alternative to Blepharoplasty!

Eyelid surgery is safe and effective, as with any surgical procedure it can have certain risks and downtime but now there is a non-surgical alternative.

Ugly Face of Dermal Fillers Angers Aesthetic Industry

06
Aug
2010

Ugly Face of Dermal Fillers Angers Aesthetic Industry

The final episode of the Channel 4 series The Ugly Face of Beauty, saw them take a look at the unregulated world of dermal fillers.

Vaseline's Controversial Skin Lightening Facebook Widget

02
Aug
2010

Vaseline's Controversial Skin Lightening Facebook Widget

Facebook widget under fire for its detrimental effects on health, identity, self-image, racial supremacy and even colonial mentality.

Medical Skin Needling For South Asian Skin

27
Jul
2010

Medical Skin Needling For South Asian Skin

Acne is one of the commonest reasons for dermatologic consultations in India and for South Asians. Can Micro-medical skin-needling help?

The Ugly Face of Beauty

16
Jul
2010

The Ugly Face of Beauty

Channel 4's new series this week focuses on The Ugly Face of Beauty. the series takes a look at the increasing popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK.

Novabel Sales Suspended by Merz Aesthetics

30
Jun
2010

Novabel Sales Suspended by Merz Aesthetics

Merz Aesthetics has suspended sales of Novabel amid concerns following reports of a few patients who suffered adverse reactions.

Don’t Leave Skincare Out of the Debate!

11
Jun
2010

Don’t Leave Skincare Out of the Debate!

With the surgical versus non-surgical debate, let's not forget the crucial supporting role that skincare plays in keeping skin looking younger for longer.

Are Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Safe?

27
May
2010

Are Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Safe?

Nanoparticles are used in cosmetics and in particular sunscreen products. What are they? Are they safe? Should you be worried?

What to Look For in a Sunscreen

27
May
2010

What to Look For in a Sunscreen

Are Sunscreens Really All They Are Cracked Up to Be?

Does Botox Give You Wrinkles?

17
May
2010

Does Botox Give You Wrinkles?

Does Botox actually give you wrinkles? An article in the Daily Mail sure seems to think so let's ask an expert Doctor...

Thought You’d Seen It All, Along Comes the Va-J-J Visor!

14
May
2010

Thought You’d Seen It All, Along Comes the Va-J-J Visor!

Marketed as "the world's first vaginal shield for safer hair removal and tanning protection", the Va-j-j Visor is here!

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow Back Again Soon.. But Can You Tell?

29
Apr
2010

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow Back Again Soon.. But Can You Tell?

Can you really tell if someone has had a hair transplant operation?

Smartlipo and Vaser Treatments, Which Is Right for Me?

22
Apr
2010

Smartlipo and Vaser Treatments, Which Is Right for Me?

Getting rid of stubborn fat is difficult and knowing which treatment is right for you is confusing. We ask Dr. Gabriel to tell us more about fat loss treatment.

Do Anti-Ageing Creams Increase The Risk of Skin Cancer?

22
Apr
2010

Do Anti-Ageing Creams Increase The Risk of Skin Cancer?

A cancer prevention expert has warned that popular ingredients in skin creams are "the most dangerous cosmetic products on the market", is it true?

Everything You Need to Know About the Y-Lift

22
Apr
2010

Everything You Need to Know About the Y-Lift

The cheek's lines can be treated to generate a lifting effect that is instantly rejuvenating attractive and natural in appearance, this is known as The Y Lift.

Cosmetic Treatment Images - Badvertsing or Aspirational?

09
Apr
2010

Cosmetic Treatment Images - Badvertsing or Aspirational?

Parents want their children to grow up with a positive and healthy self-image so beware of the impact of advertising.

Sleep Support for Your Breasts

11
Mar
2010

Sleep Support for Your Breasts

A few weeks ago I was contacted by the UK distributor of a new product called the Kush aimed at women with larger breasts who sleep on their side. Does it work?

Firstly Teen Tanorexics, Now Comes the Rise of Teen Toxing

05
Mar
2010

Firstly Teen Tanorexics, Now Comes the Rise of Teen Toxing

Hannah Burge has become the youngest known person to receive botox at the age of 15 whilst on holiday in Spain, with her mother Sarah’s full consent.

Are Anti-ageing Therapies Too Good To Be True?

26
Jan
2010

Are Anti-ageing Therapies Too Good To Be True?

DHEA has long been touted as an anti-ageing therapy, but an endocrinologist found no evidence that taking DHEA reverses the effects of ageing.