Tattoos We’d Rather Forget, Cheryl

After Cheryl Cole revealed her rose bottom tattoo recently, discussion about tattoo regret has hit the roof. Reports today speculate that it could take up to 20 hours of laser hair removal, and almost £12,000, to get rid of a tattoo like Cheryl's -- almost as much as a down payment on a small house! You can find out more about Courthouse Clinics' tattoo removal here, and read the full article here. Read more

BBC NEWS: "’Needle risk’ over beauty treatments"

A health watchdog is “concerned that people having beauty treatments like Botox could be at risk of infection from dirty needles” reports BBC News. An article today suggests that because “growing numbers of people are injecting tanning agents, dermal fillers and Botox at home and in salons” hygiene laws could be compromised, putting users at risk of HIV and hepatitis C. Rajiv Grover, consultant plastic surgeon and president of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) tells the BBC: “…BAAPS has campaigned ... Read more

Cosmetic Surgery and Cowboys

Norman Waterhouse, former president of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has gone on record to declare that Botox has become demedicalised. Yesterday’s Sunday Times reported that a new scandal is inevitable in the cosmetic treatment industry, causing much discussion amongst the industry once again. Read the full article here [subscription needed] Read more

Week In Beauty Links

Your Week In Beauty Links This week beauty is in the limelight, strutting itself down the catwalk. We’ve spotted some interesting trends, including Barbie’s new outfit, the return of the old-school double ponytail and France’s plan to ban the children’s beauty pageant. This is your week in beauty links. Surgical spotlight: During New York Fashion Week, the first ever plastic surgery fashion show took place. The New Jersery surgeon Dr. Ramtin Kassir brought 50 of his patients to hit the runway and flaunt ... Read more

Keeping Skin Healthy Around the Clock

Scientists say skin needs specific care at different stages of the day, says Dr Sam Bunting. From hydrating first thing in the morning, to sunscreen, nose powdering, and make-up removal, the cosmetic dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting suggests in an article on Femail that applying specific creams at specific times of the day will optimise their effect. To read the full article, click on this link. Read more

New York Fashion Week’s Surgery Hit

With London Fashion Week already underway in the UK’s capital, there’s barely been time to catch a breath since New York Fashion Week came to a close. However, tongues are still wagging over Dr. Ramtin Kassir’s NY fashion week debut, where he put on the event’s first ever plastic surgery show. Time Magazine reports that Kassir’s “Faces of Beauty” concept focused on models’ photographs of their “before”, then they sashayed down the catwalk to show off their “after”. The mag writes, “Dr Kassir apparently ... Read more

15th Birthday Event – Brentwood Clinic

It might be impolite to ask a woman's age, but we don't mind telling you that Courthouse Clinics is turning 15 years old and we want you to help us celebrate. Since its launch in Brentwood, Essex, 15 years ago, Courthouse Clinics have performed almost a million procedures to tens of thousands of loyal, satisfied patients. The clinics administer over 10,000 injectable treatments a year, providing safe, doctor-led treatments, and are registered with several prestigious bodies, including the IHAS Register of Injectable Cosmetic ... Read more

Tips to Beat Excessive Sweating

Pardon the pun, but excessive sweating – hyperhidrosis – is the pits. We know. The patients who come to us for SweatX treatment, the only proven cure for overactive sweating glands, have told us some heartbreaking stories about living with the condition. So how else can you beat excessive sweating? Here are some tips. Adapt your routine The anxiety of excessive sweating can be as much as a contributing factor to your dampness as the sweating itself. It can help to know you’re ... Read more

“My Experience With ClearLift”

I'm 41 and I've been having Botox for about 7 years in order to improve my forehead wrinkles. It's a great treatment, but recently I have noticed the very faint beginnings of crow's feet around my eyes and also some fine lines around my mouth and on my cheeks. During my last Botox appointment I asked my doctor, Dr Richard Brighton, about using Botox and fillers to treat these, more as a preventative than a corrective measure. To my surprise he ... Read more

The Week In Beauty Links

Your Week In Beauty Links Get beautiful from the inside out. This week’s posts are fruit-filled and focussed on your inner well-being. Here’s your week in beauty links… Counteract low self-esteem by listening to the way that you talk to yourself: Negative self-talking: don’t do it. Dr Linda Papadopulos, psychologist and TV presenter, imparts her knowledge on how to overcome low self-esteem. It sounds cliché, but ‘me’ time should be our top priority. Managing your time efficiently to incorporate ‘me’ time has plenty of positive ... Read more
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