What Can You Treat With Botox®?

For a relatively young treatment, Botox® has quite a big reputation. It was originally documented to relieve muscle spasms in the 1950s but was only licensed for medical use in the UK in 1994. Since then it has become progressively popular in the cosmetic industry and the global market has been predicted to be worth $2 billion by 2018. Known chemically as Botulinum Toxin Type A, it works by blocking the signals sent from the nerves to the muscles in the injected ... Read more

Your Week in Beauty Links

There was a great article on the Telegraph online this week that will answer all your burning questions on IPL and Laser hair removal. Our very own Dr Patrick Bowler gives his professional opinion and discusses if it works, if it's painful and how IPL and laser compare to each other. If you're not sure of the benefits of IPL and Laser or if you'd like to know more about how it all works then this is definitely a great read ... Read more

The History of Hair Removal at Home

The History of Hair Removal at Home Hair removal is in no way a new concept. Historicists have documented evidence to prove that makeshift razors were used as far back as 30,000BC! Originally it would have been for hygiene purposes to avoid infestations of ticks, lice, fleas, dirt and diseases, but hair was also removed from the face and head so that enemies would not have anything to grab onto in battle - Alexander the Great for instance made his men cut ... Read more

Your Week in Beauty Links

Last week we reported that lingerie company Victoria's Secret had much negative feedback for their 'The perfect body' campaign and now British Fashion brand JD Williams hits back. Their new campaign features a range of body sizes and uses #PerfectlyImperfect as its slogan. The range aims to promote body confidence for all women, of all ages, sizes and shapes with sizes ranging from 10 to 16. If you haven't seen the campaign yet you can find it here in this Daily ... Read more

Liquid Facelift

Getting older is unfortunately something no one can avoid, but some of us suffer more noticeably with the physical signs of ageing than others. Emerging wrinkles, fine lines and loosening skin are all due to alterations in our collagen, the protein in our bodies that supports body tissues and forms a major component of cell support. The production of this protein begins to slow down with age, and it's strengthening effects on cell structure begins to weaken. These changes may be ... Read more

Your Week in Beauty Links

Over the past couple of months the youngest 'Kardashian' sister - Kylie Jenner has had somewhat of a makeover. The teenager has changed her style and look, making her appear much older than her 17 years. Much attention has been drawn to her lips as many claim to think she has had them enlarged. We'd like to think this is all down to clever makeup as lip enlargement at such a young age is not something we support. The nominees for this ... Read more

How to avoid Ingrown Hairs

The market for hair removal is worth billions. Although trends and styles have fluctuated over the years, millions still regularly seek waxing, plucking, shaving and laser treatments for their unwanted hair. We spend a great deal of our time on this, for instance shaving your legs for five minutes once a week from the age of 18 to 70 would equate to 225 hours in total! Figures show that we also spend approximately £8000 in a lifetime removing hair, and for ... Read more

The ‘Best’ Botox Doctor – An Interview

An Interview with our top London practitioner and company founder Botox® is not only one of the most popular treatments available at Courthouse Clinics – it is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments worldwide. As a multi-billion dollar industry it attracts vast numbers of people each year looking to smooth fine lines and even out wrinkles. Botox® is clinically proven to safely achieve a youthful, rejuvenated appearance. It can ease insecurities and significantly boost confidence and self esteem. However, the treatment has ... Read more


No matter what skin type you have - whether it be dry, normal, oily, sensitive or combination - exfoliation should be an essential part of your healthy skincare routine. Experts recommend that you exfoliate on a weekly basis, but you might be surprised to learn that there are more advantages to it than just the feeling of deeply cleansed skin. Our skin is constantly growing and renewing. In the deeper layers of the skin new cells are created every 28 to 45 ... Read more

How Is Fat Broken Down?

Fat. Perhaps one of the most despised and controversial words in the western world. As the obesity crisis continues to rise, the media bombards us with weight loss information, techniques and horror stories designed to either inspire or terrify. But what are the true facts on losing fat? How does fat leave the body, and can you actually control how much you lose? Your body is always using energy and, unless this energy is taken from food, it normally comes from internal stores ... Read more
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