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Thread Lifts at 30: Rise in Non-Surgical Alternative to Traditional Facelifts

By Laura Casewell According to cosmetic experts, the days of the traditional facelift are numbered thanks to the arrival of the thread lift; a new non-surgical anti-ageing alternative being labelled the ‘one-stitch facelift’ for women in their thirties. While invasive procedures to nip and tuck skin around the face involve long recovery periods, not to […]

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‘Lunch hour facelift’ condemned by Harley Street doctor

By Rosie Wilson Dr. Gabriela Mercik, a leading cosmetic doctor on Harley Street, has publicly condemned the promotion of the ‘lunch hour’ facelift, labelling it misleading. Dr. Mercik is a pioneer of the thread lift, the facial treatment that uses threads to provide a lift, and has been hailed as the non-surgical facelift. She is […]

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Industry Insider: “Cosmetic Surgery Industry is Getting a Fresh Look,” says Mr. Ash Mosahebi

By Mr Ash Mosahebi, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Spire Bushey Hospital Cosmetic surgery industry is getting a fresh look. The cosmetic market in UK is expected to continue to grow in spite of the recent economic downturn. However, the industry has had its share of controversy with PIP implants and lack of regulation in both […]

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miraDry Survey Reveals Over Half of British Work Colleagues have Bad Body Odour

By Laura Casewell miraDry®, the latest in-clinic advanced permanent solution for underarm sweat and the treatment of Hyperhidrosis, conducted a poll of 2,000 UK office workers to find out the truth about work colleagues. Body odour came out on top as the most unwelcome smell at 54%, followed by the smell of cigarettes at 35% […]

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Doctor Creates Unique ‘Haute Couture’ Botox

By Lisajane Davies Dr Sophie Shotter of Illuminate Skin Clinic in King’s Hill, Kent, has devised her own unique treatment for those who prefer the finer things in life – Haute Couture Botox treatments by Dr Sophie. From her clinics in King’s Hill and at Purity Bridge in Royal Tunbridge Well Dr Sophie is proud […]

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Industry Insider: The Return of the Waist Trainer

Nadja Collin from MACOM explains the rise of the waist-trainer corsets. They are hailing it “the return of the corset” with celebrities tweeting photos of themselves wearing so-called “waist-trainers”. Despite these 21st century idols shaking the dust off the waist cincher, the concept of waist training is far from something new. Around 200 years ago […]

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International Hair Restoration Specialist Calls For More Regulation

By Salvar Bjornsson, CEO at Vinci Hair Clinic Scalp Micro Pigmentation (SMP) is a sophisticated tattooing technique, using pigment to replicate hair. It’s used to create the effect of more density in thinning hair, hide scarring or to create the look of a shaved head of hair. This is a procedure that is increasingly becoming […]

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“Antioxidants Feeding Skin From The Inside,” says Expert

By Laura Casewell Lorraine Perretta, at the International Institute for Anti-Ageing (IIAA), has commented on the new research by Procter & Gamble which highlights the visible ageing effects and degradation of skin by environmental pollutants “We’ve known for a long time that pollution is one of the main environmental influences on skin ageing and that […]

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Industry Expert: Benefits of Vanquish Body Contouring

The Harley Street Journal asks Dr Mitesh Parmar of Parmar Aesthetics why he recommends BTL Aesthetic’s Vanquish for non-surgical fat reduction. Body contouring can be achieved surgically by going under the knife, but these days there are some truly remarkable non-surgical treatments available that can help reduce fat and contour problem areas at the same […]

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Figures Reveal NHS Cosmetic Surgery Funding Has Doubled

The NHS is spending tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money on cosmetic surgery, new statistics reveal. The number of facelifts and operations to increase breast size has more than doubled over the past decade, while there has been a 40 per cent rise in liposuction, the Daily Mail reported. In 2012-13, the NHS […]