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APPG: Report on Aesthetic Treatments

Recently the aesthetics industry has been hitting the headlines, with the demand for non-surgical treatments soaring, the push for regulation continues. 

APPG (All-Party Parliamentary Regulation Group) has released their report on what the government can do to help regulate this fast-growing industry where anyone can administer advanced aesthetics.  

The report covers 17 recommendations and is categorised into six topics, Legal Definitions, Standards and Qualifications, Regulation and Enforcement, Ethics and Mental Health, Insurance, Social Media and Advertising.  

Top 10 Most Instagrammed Treatments

Like it or not, Instagram is taking over. For us in aesthetics it’s a great place to showcase clinic offerings through before and afters, obtaining patient interest. It’s important to stay on trend whilst being true to your brand. We researched the top 10 most instagrammed treatments to show you whats trending aiding you in your social planning and possible future training!

Choosing Your Botox and Dermal Filler Training Provider

The aesthetic industry has hit the news recently highlighting the lack of regulation and how anybody can train in aesthetics. We have always made it known to those who train with us and industry peers that at Cosmetic Courses we will continue to strive for regulation. Offering our Botox and Dermal Filler Training to medical professionals and giving them as much education, ongoing support and experience to lead the way for a safer future within aesthetics. 

Using Instagram Reels For Your Clinic

Instagram is proven to be one the leading forms of marketing for any business, with high social engagement and brand awareness. As the app becomes more and more popular, the team behind our much loved visual sharing platform are adding new additions to what we can do. One of them being Instagram Reels! 

Saying “NO” to a Patient

Recently we held a poll on our Instagram where we asked our followers (aesthetic practitioners) if they have ever said no to patient, with over 300 votes, 95% said they have said “no” before. 
The phrase “the customer is always right” has been one we have heard throughout our lives but when is the customer wrong and when can we say no?

Insurance Through a Pandemic – HPPB

The abating COVID pandemic changed many things in our lives. For some businesses the impact was immense – we have all missed our trips to the hairdresser and barber who were universally shut. Similarly the beauty, cosmetic and non-invasive aesthetics business was also almost entirely shut down.

Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill 

Introduced to the House of Commons in February 2020, the Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill goal is to stop the use of such treatments in under 18’s, making it an illegal offence.

This bill has been produced to safeguard children from the potential health risks of botulinum toxins and dermal fillers although allowing use for assessed medical need such as hyperihidrosis.

10 Steps to Kick Start Your Aesthetic Career

If you have reached a point in your professional career where you are looking for a new challenge or seeking some new skills the aesthetic industry could be the next step that you are looking for. It can be daunting entering a new sector or starting up a new business. You need to consider your options and know what you are entering into.
Here is our 10 step guide to kick start your aesthetic career!