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Minor surgeries - Cysts, lumps, bumps, moles and skin tags

Minor surgeries - Cysts, lumps, bumps, moles and skin tags

There are a number of skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface or just below the skin.

Sharing lip filler syringes with a friend is amongst the dangers from discounted aesthetic procedures

Even if you change the needle during a ‘syringe share’, there is still a risk of cross contamination from one patient to another, putting the patients at unnecessary risk just to save a little money.

Nearly two-thirds of men dislike their bodies but many are too embarrassed to change it

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

Acne Explained

Acne affects about 80% of people at some point in their lives. It is a chronic, inflammatory disorder of the sebaceous (oil) gland in the skin. It can have a huge psychosocial impact on sufferers, with many people suffering low mood and unhappiness as a direct consequence of the condition.

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

The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has launched a not-for-profit register for practitioners of non-surgical cosmetic treatments. The procedures covered include the injection of botulinum toxin and fillers, chemical peels/skin rejuvenation, laser treatments and hair restoration surgery.

Spotlight on Lip Fillers: What You Need To Know Before the Needle

Lip fillers still seem to be big news. Have lip trends changed over recent years? If so, how and what has driven the changes?

What is jaw contouring with Radiesse?

It used to be that if you were unhappy with certain facial features, invasive surgery was your only option. However, with developments in non-surgical aesthetic treatments, there are now other avenues open to patients unhappy with the shape of their nose or the profile of their chin. Radiesse Jaw Contouring is one option.

Which skin supplements really work?

The British public spent over £670 million on dietary vitamins and supplements in 2014 so Brits clearly love supplements. But do they really work or can we get all of the nutrients we need for great skin from a well balanced diet? I will endeavour to answer these questions in this blog and address how certain supplements can benefit your skin and give you a metabolic tune up.

Young women risk weight gain through misconception over junk food

Young women are ignoring the dangers of junk food while assuming that pregnancy will definitely have a negative impact on their body shape, new research shows.

Breast Uplift vs Breast Reduction - Which surgery to choose

Those of you who are considering a change of breast size, or shape, and are going from larger to smaller, will be best advised to look at either a breast uplift or breast reduction.

How different is female skin from male skin?

When it comes to our skin men and women differ quite dramatically, especially when we look at how the skin ages. Here is a brief guide to the main ways in which our skin is different from each other’s.

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 to help make your skincare regime a ‘treat’ (rather than a horror story) this Autumn.

MicroLipo: Summer Body Ready All Year Round

Summer should be a time to wear flattering clothes and feel good about yourself, but for some people it’s a nightmare. But, why settle for the body you deserve for one season only? MicroLipo is still pretty new to the UK.

Autumn – the perfect season for an aesthetic treatment!

As Summer fades and Autumn approaches, it’s a time for digging out your warm clothes from the wardrobe, enjoying the great outdoors in its red, orange and gold glory, and treating your skin to a little TLC after a long summer in the sunshine.

Dermal fillers for facial scars

Sometimes facial scars can leave a hollowness in your skin. Dermal fillers can provide an effective treatment to reduce the impact of this kind of facial scar.

Facial Scrubs and Peel-off masks – are they actually damaging your skin?

As we age, our skin becomes less efficient at shedding old skin cells, causing them to build up and give the appearance of a dull and lacklustre complexion. Gentle and light exfoliation can help to clear away some of this build up...

The aesthetics of the nipple-areola complex

Nipple and areola surgery are becoming increasingly popular in both women and men.

Exercise is good for your skin!

Exercise is a great way to help you feel and look better, on the inside as well as the outside! As you exercise, blood carries oxygen and nutrients to working cells throughout the body, including the skin.

Can Dermapen micro-needling combined with PRP help acne scars?

Acne scars are one of the most permanent and distressing consequences of acne. So is there any way that these can be effectively treated without spending thousands of pounds on laser or deep chemical peels with all the risks involved with these procedures?

Breast Augmentation Myth-busting

There’s a lot of information out there on breast surgery and it can be hard to know what to believe. I truly believe the best way to learn is to meet with a surgeon for a consultation in person.