The Perfect Peel is a revolutionary peel that transforms your skin into looking younger, healthier and clearer in just one week, so, does it?
We all know Botox is a go-to for wrinkles, but did you know that Botulinum Toxin can treat migraines and stop sweating?
Tired eyes in winter are something that many people battle with year-round, but your symptoms can sometimes worsen at the end of the year. Why?
What is HydraGenesis? More importantly, why is it Hollywood's favourite new treatment? Let's find out...
Do you want to turn back the clock and reduce wrinkles? Then maybe a non-surgical facelift is the answer, let's check it out...
Everyone these days has heard of Botox but if you are thinking of getting Botox treatment, this blog will tell you everything you need to know...
Microdermabrasion and HydraFacial treatment have some similarities but do they deliver the same results? Let's ask a qualified skin expert...
Everything you need to know about scalp micropigmentation, the long-lasting, semi-permanent cosmetic ‘tattoo’ that mimics very short scalp hairs.
Spotting unusual moles early gives the best opportunity for intervention and cure if any are identified. Here's how to perform a thorough self-check for moles.
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?
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.
Could sclerotherapy be the answer to getting rid of those confidence-sapping thread veins and spider veins?
Winter skin has a lot to cope with. So as the weather gets cooler, how can we get our skin primed and looking its best for the festive season?
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.
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!
If you’re dealing with dull, ageing or blemish-prone skin, microneedling collagen induction therapy could be the answer you've been looking for...
Extremes of temperature pose a danger to our skin – so how can we look after ourselves this season? Here are some top tips from a skincare expert...
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.
If you're seeking out a clinic for any kind of cosmetic treatment. You need to ask your practitioner these important questions...
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!
With social media, “selfies” and zoom meetings, our faces have been more under the spotlight than ever before. It is not an easy time to have acne...
Anatomy of male and female skin is by and large similar. However, it is the subtle differences which make skincare different.
Let Consulting Room safely guide you through the process of gathering information about surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments and products.
Over time, too much time outdoors can put you at risk of age spots, wrinkles, and skin cancer so read on to find out how can Heliocare 360 sunscreen help you!
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!
Want to get glowing bridal skin? Here is your ultimate pre-wedding skincare routine from a skincare expert...
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...
Are supplements really needed? Find out what an aesthetic practitioner who specialises in healthy skin from within, wants us to know about supplements...
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.
Exercise is a great way to help you feel and look better, on the inside as well as the outside including the skin!
Put seasonal skin damage (we're talking dryness, irritation and loss of moisture) behind you with these tried and tested treatments to get you glowing summer skin...
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?
Many of us are feeling stressed, sad and sluggish right now. So how can we improve our sense of well-being?
Spider veins can make us feel self-conscious and leave us unable to celebrate who we are. Fortunately, Sclerotherapy for spider veins is the perfect solution!
Is your skin losing its firmness and structure? It happens as we age so if you want to get fresher, plumper skin maybe Profhilo is for you...
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...
We all love chocolate but what if you have problem skin and are struggling with spots, does this mean that you shouldn’t have an Easter Egg at all? Let's find out...
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?
Eye bags, eye wrinkles and dark circles around the eyes are a part of ageing but why is it our eyes that first start to look old and tired as we age?
You might have heard about micro-needling before, but what exactly is involved in this treatment? What results can you expect?
We all want to look the best for our big day so here's one of our favourite skincare experts to tell us how to look and feel our best...
Skin cancer affects over 100,000 people in the UK alone. Knowing how to identify skin cancer can save someone’s life.
The definitive checklist for everything you need to know about Red Light Therapy from a top Doctor...
How did Judy Murray, mum of global tennis champ Andy Murray, go from sun-damaged and wrinkled face to a refreshed, brighter version of herself?!
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.
Skin expert Clare McLoughlin explains everything you need to know about Thread Vein Removal and why early treatment can help you achieve the perfect summer body
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?
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?
At home Chemical Peels are a perfect addition to your skincare routine in any season, you can resurface your skin in the comfort of your own home *chef's kiss!*
Is It Worth Getting Botox In Your 20s? How young is too young to receive a Botox treatment? Dr Rupert Critchley explains everything...
The powerful NEWA anti-ageing device can boost your collagen from the comfort of your own home and has become my favourite part of my daily skincare routine.
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...
What you need to know about skincare - let our skincare expert debunk rumours and reveal the real truth about those social media myths!
How to enhance your inner confidence and outer radiance this January with 3 skin rejuvenation tips from one of our favourite skincare experts.
Our ultimate Christmas skincare guide will lighten the load as we approach the festive season, giving you top tips for skincare-based stocking fillers.
Like smooth, tightened and re-energised skin? Then you'll love the new ENDYMED Intensif treatment!
As the last of the Summer sun gradually fades and crisp Autumn mornings become the norm, Autumn is the perfect season for The Perfect Peel.
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...
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...
Profhilo treatment can combat the signs of ageing and address skin concerns, improve skin tone, texture, hydration and overall radiance. Sounds good to us!
Most of the most popular acne myths will be familiar to those of us who have suffered from acne and let's face it, they couldn't be further from the truth.
At 26 years old, after suffering with acne since she was 13. See how Erin decided enough was enough and finally turned her acne into beautiful glowing skin!
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.
Is they key to avoiding dry skin and cracked lips as simple as a change in skincare?
"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!
We hate to say it but wrinkles ARE inevitable. As we age, the quality of our skin deteriorates but the good news is that there are ways to delay the inevitable.
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...
Young people, including myself, feel the constant pressure to look our best and with celebrities setting ridiculously high standards.
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!
Here are the facts about moles in order to help raise awareness of the importance of mole checking and what to do if there are any doubts.
Do we REALLY need to be wearing SPF every day in every weather if we are just going to be inside all day? Well, let's find out...
Chemical Peels are minimally invasive, inexpensive treatments to get glowing skin. If you are considering this treatment, here’s everything you need to know...
Cold weather, central heating and environmental factors zap moisture leaving skin dehydrated. Instead of applying moisturiser to fight dryness, think twice...
Are you ready to embrace an Autumn Skin Care regime to help tackle some of the signs of premature skin ageing?
The beauty counter in a department store or a local chemist is not a reliable source of skin health information! Here's why...
Since the silencing of the guns on 11th November 1918, we remember the fallen, along with the medical professionals who pioneered plastic surgery treatments.
Sometimes facial scars can leave a hollowness in your skin. How can dermal fillers provide an effective treatment to reduce this kind of facial scar?
Recently we have seen a backlash in the media against the TV show Love Island for its portrayal of modern beauty ideals which increases body image pressures.
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.
Does going without SPF in the sun ‘to help top up Vitamin D levels’ actually work? Do you need to risk skin damage to get a healthy dose of Vitamin D?
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.
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.
what is a bad Botox experience and how can you avoid it?
Acne affects about 80% of people at some point and can have a huge psychosocial impact, with low moods and unhappiness being a direct consequence.
Mental health research shows that botulinum toxins, such as Botox can have in affecting our mood and relationships with others via neurological pathways.
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...
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.
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...
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!
Acne scars are one of the most permanent and distressing consequences of acne. So is there any way that these can be effectively treated?
Welcome to Spring! It’s time for me to remind you all to wear SPF all year round, even when it feels like there is an Arctic chill in the air. Seriously!
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.
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.
It is estimated that in many areas over 60% of the adult population suffers from varicose veins, thread veins or spider veins. How can you get rid of them?
There can be many advantages to undergoing surgical procedures, such as blepharoplasty (eye lift), under local anaesthetic. Let's find out more...
Imagine waking up in Tudor England as a lady from a wealthy family. How different would your skincare routine be? Let's find out...
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? This is not a new debate, not by a long shot, but it is one that never seems to go very far away.
HydraFacial treatment is the popular celeb go-to facial, it promises to leave you with clean, glowing skin so just why is it so popular?
The ZO® Skin Health Controlled Depth Peel is an intensive chemical peel that is designed to create, rejuvenate, and correct skin deficiencies.
Everything you need to know about treating Rosacea with skin creams, which ones are worth it, which ones to avoid and other Rosacea treatments.
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.
if you live in Wales, the Healthcare Inspectorate of Wales has made it a lot easier to protect yourself from unscrupulous cosmetic cowboys.
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...
Let's talk about the science behind the Dermalux Led Light Therapy and how it can help you get glowing skin.
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.
Many people believe that the fat content of dairy products is responsible for acne, but is there a link between milk and breakouts of acne?
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.
As more and more people are treated with dermal fillers more information is also becoming available about potential unwanted effects.
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.
All non-surgical cosmetic procedures should include a one-to-one consultation between the patient and their Aesthetic Practitioner, prior to the procedure.
Should you self inject? According to YouTube Vloggers who are self-injecting dermal fillers and botulinum toxin, yes but we say NO, NO, NO!
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?
Your consultation with your medical injector is crucial - from seeing their work to asking questions, to seeing their clinic, credentials and demeanour.
One of the key topics I like to cover with patients is the importance of diet and the impact that the food we eat can have on our skin.
Experts respond to the risk of treatments being delivered without a face-to-face consultation and assessment beforehand by a prescribing medical practitioner.
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.
Independent research conducted on 250 men with visible scars reveals that a third of them do feel the need to alter their behaviour when first meeting people.
We're constantly warned of the damaging effect of the sun's rays on our skin, but in avoiding sun exposure, could we be doing ourselves more harm than good?
How we view our looks can have a drastic effect on how we feel on the inside and impact our health mentally, psychologically and sometimes even physically.
You have probably heard about the hot new `miracle` wrinkle and eye bag-reducing product with instant effects. However, does it really live it to its claims?
Here the British Institute & Association of Electrolysis (BIAE) dispel the myths and lay out the truth about electrolysis treatment.
There are now a number of apps dedicated to looking at skin moles which are designed to assess a mole on the basis of a photograph.
Teenage acne is super frustrating and unfortunately affects almost 80% of teenagers, if not treated properly it can lead to scarring.
You researched all the stretch mark prevention creams, So how disappointing that you still ended up getting stretch marks. Why didn't it work for you?
It will be useful when considering cosmetic treatments to follow the following basic guidelines...
Skin Talks is the first of its kind by an Indian author. It is a simple and holistic approach to understanding your skin and a guide to looking after it.
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) affects an estimated 1 ? 2% of the population. Here is a quick guide to some of the treatments currently available to axillary hyperhidrosis sufferers, including an introduction to an exciting new option known as miraDry that has recently entered the UK market.
Butt lifts and boob jobs - everyone seems to want them but would you know what to do if your surgery went badly wrong?
Fat transfer is becoming a leading UK treatment. Last year saw a 14.5% rise in the number of fat transfers taking place, but how exactly does it work?
I said goodbye to dry, cracked heels in just a week with Neostrata Problem Dry Skin Cream!
The rise of teenagers demanding Botox injections should worry everyone in the industry says Dr Leah Totton, former "Apprentice" winner.
WARNING: Daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and Wowcher are no good for businesses and customers alike, and here`s why.
Is dry tattooing (also known as medical skin needling or microneedling) be the answer to treating damaged skin?
Skin tags are a condition where a small area of skin flaps or protrudes. It's important to understand the facts about skin tags. Here's what you need to know...
The sun's rays can be very damaging But if you are not careful, it will lead to a much more serious formation of melanoma or skin cancer.
I have been shocked, amazed and well just plain flabbergasted at the marketing of tanning shops... here's why you should be too.
Most moles are of no concern, yet. Malignant melanoma is a dangerous, cancerous form of mole. It is very important to check regularly for any new moles
Now Botox for Hair is the latest product to ride on the success of an already well-established brand, but for how much longer?
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!
Moles on the skin come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Perhaps the worst kind of mole, aesthetically, is one that appears on the face and has hair sprouting.
There seems to be a lot of confusion about what exactly antioxidants are and how they should be used. So I have summarised the most important facts...
Home remedies and DIY mole removal - Everything you need to know including the dangers explained by Mole removal expert, Dr. Ross Perry.
I have examined Mr. Bond, and have compiled the following report and made the appropriate recommendations for his overall reconstructive and aesthetic needs.
Whilst Christmas should involve indulgence, not all indulgences have to have a negative impact on our waistline and visage.
Mole removal surgery is a relatively straightforward procedure and is pain-free and scarring is now much reduced for most procedures.
Moles are a fact of life for most of the UK population. Moles are very common. While the average adult will have around 30 moles, some people have up to 400.
The risks and dangers of travelling abroad for cosmetic surgery - What you need to know.
Suncare experts La Roche Posay have a new app to raise awareness of the damaging effects of UVA and UVB rays to the skin.
Venaseal or `superglue` treatment by Sapheon is a unique non-surgical treatment that uses a medical adhesive to treat varicose veins.
The price for fewer and reduced wrinkles seems to be getting cheaper and cheaper with cut-price retailer Aldi now adding an anti-ageing cream at just GBP4.99!
We can now diminish the signs of ageing effectively However, it might seem daunting to choose the right type of treatment for your first time?
How antioxidants, flavonoids and carotenoids can impact on skin ageing phytonutrients (Also known as phytochemical) Literally means a nutrient from a plant.
If you seek treatment when you notice lines and wrinkles, the treatments only address these concerns. How do we prevent them from developing?
Venous lakes are dark blue to violet compressible small swelling caused by dilatation of venules. These are common on sun-exposed skin.
The role of any great surgeon is far more than just a medic or even artiste; the best Consultant Surgeons are great Counsellors too.
Should Botox and Fillers be allowed to be Sold to the General Public from an Exhibition Stand?
Like many in the industry, I tend to keep an eye on deal website Groupon with a mixture of fascination and suspicion.
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...
Here is everything you need to know about two new Dermal Fillers from Restylane: Restylane Volume and Restylane Refresh.
In order to achieve a truly youthful complexion, it is vital that we consider what goes on inside our bodies too.
A new study investigates how vain Botox users are by age groups and social acceptance of going under the knife. Let's find out...
Cosmetic surgery alterations are growing at a rapid pace, trending alongside incredible advances in technology and new medical breakthroughs.
In response to a Wowcher advert offering discount Botox treatments, experts have warned not to be tempted by these misleading and potentially unsafe deals.
At MediZen, we chose to undertake an audit to assess patients' expected discomfort with actual discomfort levels when undergoing a cosmetic procedure.
I was introduced to Bio-Alcamid™ in late 2003 as a potential treatment for my patients with HIV-related facial wasting...
Here is everything you need to choose the right micropigmentation (semi-permanent make up) practitioner for you...
Footballer Wayne Rooney made headlines for his hair transplant so lets look behind the clever pun headlines (Vain Rooney *chuckle*) at male cosmetic surgery.
A 34-year-old Beauty Therapist injects her eight-year-old daughter once every three months with botulinum toxin and dermal fillers. Seriously.
Treatment for varicose veins on the NHS is increasingly being classed as an aesthetic rather than a medical issue and thus treatment is denied.
Superdrug is launching a budget anti-wrinkle and dermal filler injection service. Is this a good idea? Let's ask a Doctor...
Superdrug announced that it would be offering cosmetic treatments including botulinum toxin and dermal filler injections. Is a good idea?
Needles at Dawn! Beauty therapists challenge who should and should not be allowed to inject botox and dermal fillers.
People with pale skin always want to look more tanned, and people with darker skin often strive for lighter skin.
Facial redness and spider veins are a common cosmetic and medical complaint. What is the best treatment for this?
Why Combination peels? They are done to complement the efficacy of different ingredients that can be used for Treating hyperpigmentation in Darker skin tones
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.
It is so important to keep your age of you in balance. It's no good having a face of a fifty-year-old when your neck and decollete tell a different story!
The only proven methods for tattoo removal are Laser Tattoo Removal and Rejuvi Tattoo Removal.
The Natura Lift - combines skin health, non-surgical treatments, minimally invasive face, neck and brow lifting, lipomodelling, mini/mid-facelifts.
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?
A medical aesthetic clinic in Manhattan is currently advertising various deals on Botox and has installed neon signs which shine out across the neighbourhood.
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.
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.
There is no question that most celebrities have had a helping hand in the looks department - From lips to breasts, whether they admit it or not, celebs love cosmetic enhancements!
In a bizarre move, one clinic is offering to trade unwanted gold and jewellery in exchange for cash for beauty treatments such as Botox!
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.
Facebook widget under fire for its detrimental effects on health, identity, self-image, racial supremacy and even colonial mentality.
Acne is one of the commonest reasons for dermatologic consultations in India and for South Asians. Can Micro-medical skin-needling help?
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.
Skin tags are benign, or harmless, growths of skin can now remove this using the revolutionary new SmartXide Dot fractional laser.
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 Sunscreens Really All They Are Cracked Up to Be?
Does Botox actually give you wrinkles? An article in the Daily Mail sure seems to think so let's ask an expert Doctor...
A cancer prevention expert has warned that popular ingredients in skin creams are "the most dangerous cosmetic products on the market", is it true?
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.
Allergan, manufacturers of Dermal Filler Juvderm Ultra, are inviting people via their US website to tell them what they really want on Valentines Day.
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.
Would you be happy to be gifted Botox for Valentine's day? Experts wouldn't be as it's actually illegal to advertise Botox in the UK!
If you could wave a magic wand and turn back time, what would you do? I would definitely, without a doubt, have ever, go on a sunbed!
Throughout history, lips have always attracted the most attention lip enhancement can deliver lips that are soft, sensuous and in harmony with your looks.