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Pre-Wedding Skincare tips if you’re getting married this year!

Pre-Wedding Skincare tips if you’re getting married this year!

If you’re getting married this year, I’m sure your to-do list for the year is probably fairly extensive already, but have you considered tackling any existing skincare concerns before your big day?

Should beauty therapists be injecting dermal fillers & botulinum toxins?

This is not a new debate, not by a long shot, but it is one which never seems to go very far away. As the aesthetic industry has grown, so has the number, and variety, of practitioners now offering injectable facial fillers and botulinum toxins to the public at large. We have raised the debate before about why cosmetic injectables should only be performed by doctors, nurses, dentists and some types of pharmacists.

How young is too young?...

The view of a young Aesthetician on Aesthetic treatment and teenagers. Young people, including myself, feel the constant pressure to look our best and with celebrities setting ridiculously high standards, it’s easy for them to feel like cosmetic treatments are the only way to achieve beauty.

Selfies and social media increasing demand for cosmetic surgery

With our online lives becoming more and more like visual representations of ourselves, the notion of the ?selfie? has become increasingly popular in our society. This awareness of how we are perceived on social networking sites has led to an increase in facial cosmetic surgery.

Call for injectable cosmetic fillers to be banned from public exhibitions

Many beauty shows across the UK are guilty of offering members of the public injectable cosmetic fillers. In a bid to put a halt to this unethical practice, the Safety In Beauty Campaign is pledging to spearhead a ban on the practice at as many beauty shows possible around the UK.

Cosmedic Coach launches campaign for #safetyinbeauty industry

Beauty writer and personal coach Antonia Mariconda, also known as the Cosmedic Coach launched a campaign for safer practices in the beauty industry. The campaign, safety in beauty, aims to expose unsafe practices and keep the public informed.

Home Remedies / DIY mole removal - What you need to know

Home remedies and DIY mole removal - the dangers explained by Dr. Ross Perry.

The Consulting Room Celebrates Our 9th Birthday!

ce its launch on 9th May 2003, The Consulting Room (and 3 upgrades later) has gone from strength to strength. Way back 9 years ago, we saw that there was a desperate need for an unbiased and informative research tool, available not only for consumers and the press, but also for clinicians themselves in this ever expanding and complex industry; and now, a few more grey hairs and fine lines later, we feel that the journey we, the site and you, the public, the press and our members have taken certainly prove that our vision was indeed correct.

How vain are Botox users?

A University of Toronto study says that even though advertisers try to push an acceptance of adults who decide to fight ageing cosmetically through dermal fillers, chemical peels, Botox and more invasive surgical options women still judge other women who try to iron out those little lines on their faces.

Groupon Plastic Surgery Deal is Banned by the Advertising Standards Agency

The ASA have taken their first step in prohibiting the sale of cosmetic surgery deals on social deal sites by bannning an ad from Groupon for 5,000 worth of cosmetic surgery.

Is a picture book the best way to teach children about cosmetic surgery?

Cosmetic surgery is becoming widely acceptable in society. Of course, this is something that people will forever argue over, but putting the facts and figures to one side for a second, its interesting to think about how education about surgery can be woven into the way people raise their children.

Are attractive people more successful?

In his new book Beauty Pays Hamermesh, a professor at the University of Texas, breaks beauty down into a 5 point rating system to try and prove the link between economics and beauty.

The beauty trade-off: Would you trade a year of your life to acheive your ideal weight?

Earlier this year The Succeed Foundation conducted research into the importance female university students place on appearances and in a modern day Faustian tale, discovered that 30% of women would trade at least one year of their life to achieve their ideal body weight and shape. What would you trade?

A guide to choosing the right procedure and clinic to suit your needs

Antonia Maraconda a.k.a The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction. How do you decide what Clinic / Treatment is right for you? What should you ask your surgeon?

Micropigmentation (Semi Permanent Makeup) - How to Obtain the Best Results from your Treatment.

Jeni Watson RN and Micropigmentation specialist shares her 12 step guide to ensuring you and your patient achieve the best possible results from micropigmentation treatment.

Beauty Journalists - Do they know their stuff when it comes to cosmeceuticals?

It is quite frightening to talk to journalists who you assume know stuff, particularly when its their job to inform the average consumer. 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.

When it comes to looks - Should you aim for perfection?

One fascinating issue that has appeared in recent times in my consulting rooms in Harley St is that of perfectionism.

Ugly Face of Beauty: Channel 4 Highlights Need to Take Cosmetic Surgery Seriously

Channel 4 launched its new series this week focusing on The Ugly Face of Beauty. Fronted by well known Embarrassing Bodies and Supersize versus Superskinny presenter Dr. Christian Jessen, the series takes a look at the increasing popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK.

Why You Want To Improve Your Looks Determines Whether You Will

We know that aesthetic improvements can be enormously helpful in improving well being. However a key mechanism is that the improvement in appearance bolsters self-esteem and self-confidence.

The Power of Physical Beauty is More than Skin Deep

How attractive you are may seem the kind of superficial issue that few serious scientists would spend time studying. Increasingly, however, it is being seen as a profound question that deserves serious investigation. Indeed, recent findings suggest it could be a linchpin of evolutionary theory.

Don't let the Beauty Editors educate your clients

Information and education to your client is so important to help them understand the procedure they are having and the results that can be achieved.