Archives / 2012 / December

Why Modular Training Would Help STOP Backstreet Botulinum Jabs

An unqualified therapist is in court again for administering botulinum, following her original arrest in May. Modular training with correct qualifications across all sectors would help stop this kind of story from damaging the cosmetic industry’s reputation even further. For all therapists sakes, the future has to involve everyone agreeing on correct training with qualifications set to Natio... »

PiP implants one year on: NHS picking up the bill

One year on from the serious problems that emerged concerning PiP breast implants, almost 8,000 women who had their implants put in privately, have turned to the NHS for help. The latest figures published last week show that up to the 30th of November 2012: a total of 7,917 referrals have been received from women who had their implants put in privately Of these, 5,255 scans have now been completed... »

Chromogenex in Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

manufacturer Chromogenex has been named in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100, which ranks Britain’s fastest-growing private companies. The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 has been published annually since 1997 as a league table of Britain’s private companies with the fastest growing sales (excluding technology firms, which are served by the Tech Track 100). Chromogenex was the ... »

Line Relaxers, Laser & Dermal Fillers named top treatments of 2012

2012’s most popular aesthetic procedures were line relaxers, laser treatments and dermal fillers, according to international marketing company Ideate Media. Line relaxers remain the market leader, with an estimated industry worth of £1.1 billion worldwide. Lasers, including the non-invasive light procedures and skin resurfacing treatments, were ranked second, with dermal fillers the third most pop... »