UK Botox

Luisa Zissman: 'Lauren Goodger's Face Is Shocking'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Luisa Zissman has hit out at 'The Only Way Is Essex' stars Lauren Goodger, Amy Childs and Chloe Sims for having too much facial work done In the fo...

WATCH: How One Woman Hid £5,000 Of Cosmetic Procedures From Her Husband

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

So apparently hiding cosmetic procedures from your spouse has its own shameful terminology: cosmetic infidelity. Watch the video to find out how o...

A Response to the New Cosmetic Rulings

Dr Patrick Bowler | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patrick Bowler

Clinics must be held accountable for their records. Like John Ryan of MYA Clinics pointed out, if an organization as massive as the National Health Service are publishing increasing amounts of clinical data, so should the private sector.

78% Of Women Want Cosmetic Surgery For Valentine's Day, Says Unsurprising Survey

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Comedy

A surprising survey carried out by a cosmetic surgery advice website has found that most women would like cosmetic surgery for Valentine’s Day. ...

A Load of Guff? 78% Of Women Want Botox For Valentine's Day Apparently

The Huffington Post UK | Patricia Doma | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's official. Cupid's arrows are duds, or perhaps he's just given up on us re: Valentine's Day. What happened to giant bouquets of flowers, a hot ...

'It's Better Than Scraping By On Minimum Wage': Mother-Of-Two Is Selling Sex To Pay Back 36DD NHS Breast Enlargement

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

Josie Cunningham incurred the wrath of the nation when she revealed she’d had a £4,800 tax payer-funded breast enlargement. Despite proudly pos...

The Botox and Barbie Collision

The Mac Twins | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

Society, I'm only just enjoying the fact I now have cheekbones and my cheek fat has gone down from hamster to gerbil...please stop pressuring me into pumping and plumping them up again! My bank statement shows I'm still youthful and reckless enough!

Cameron Diaz Regrets Botox

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just days after encouraging women to love their pubic hair, Cameron Diaz has made another big beauty statement that we reckon should be applauded. ...

Father Gives Boob Jobs To His Daughter As A Gift

Barcroft Media | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some people might find the idea of a 25-year-old having Botox a touch horrifying, but for the daughters of Michael Niccole, that's not the only thing ...

Natural Anti Ageing Solutions Aren't Only Skin Deep

Melanie Hackwell | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Hackwell

Having spent most of my life doing things that would actually enhance the ageing process, I often wondered when the right time was to start the battle against ageing. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, I spent 20 years working in the fast paced world of banking.

Botox Has Been Successfully Used In Treating Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) may sound like something to be sniggered at, but the condition is very real, and very serious. If left untr...

The Dangers of an Unregulated Liposuction Industry

Jag Chana | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jag Chana

What many don't realise is the desire for cheap or so-called 'all inclusive' surgery deals has fuelled an unregulated market where doctors - who are trained in medicine but not in surgery - are performing surgical procedures when they are not adequately qualified to do so.

The Passage of Time (Growing Old Gracefully), Things That Matter (Part Five)

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

But getting old can be an obstacle course- what's the point of being old and miserable? There is a man who walks his dog that I see often and I estimate the last time he smiled was in the Stone Age.

Botox Touted As The New Pain Relief For Migraines And Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In 2006, Botox was put forward by scientists as a possible tool to fight cancer - the theory being that it could be used to freeze the growth of tumou...

Botox: Sounding the Right Note

Jan Stanek | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Stanek

Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks claims Botox is 'an ugly thing' she will never have again. She says she will never turn to the wrinkle-defying injection again after a bad experience... What makes this unfortunate is that when it comes to Botox, there are generally very few adverse effects.

Face the Facts on Dermal Fillers

Laura Casewell | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

Dermal fillers are becoming a hugely popular treatment here in the UK for those looking to fill lines and wrinkles. However, what worries me is the misleading and often incorrect information many people are given about dermal fillers.

Why Stricter Regulation for Injectables Must Be a Priority

Laura Casewell | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

As the Department of Health labelled dermal fillers a 'crisis waiting to happen' and the Bruce Keogh review suggested a lack of expertise by some administering injectable treatments means patients having non-surgical procedures may be exposed to 'unreasonable risks', how can you protect yourself?

Booby Prize: Why Giving Cosmetic Surgery Away Is Just Wrong

Laura Casewell | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

In my mind it's simple; cosmetic surgery isn't to be taken lightly, and giving it away as a prize or reward is frankly just irresponsible. I can't even begin to express my horror after reading about an American ophthalmologist who was in the news this week for offering cosmetic procedures to anyone who can set him up with his 'dream woman'.

Why Dr Leah's Clinics Might Actually Be Brilliant for the Cosmetic Industries

Dr Patrick Bowler | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patrick Bowler

Maybe the example set by Dr Leah will actually help the reputation of clinics who work hard to provide outstanding training, service, and facilities, and truly separate the wheat from the chaff- the great clinics from the dodgy salons.

Aspiring Glamour Model Josie Cunningham To Receive Botox On NHS

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Josie Cunningham, the aspiring glamour model who had a breast enlargement surgery on the NHS back in January, is due to have Botox injections... on th...

Why We Should Accept Animal Testing

Professor Elizabeth Fisher | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK
Professor Elizabeth Fisher

Nowadays we all take for granted the medical breakthroughs of the 20th Century: diphtheria and polio vaccines, antibiotics, modern anaesthetics, the treatments for childhood leukaemia that have allowed so many children to live full and healthy lives. These all owed a huge debt to animal research. If we are to address the unmet medical needs of the 21st Century such as cures for dementia and stroke, then it is likely that some animal research will be necessary.

Out of Control: Government Impotence As Animal Experiments Rocket

Michelle Thew | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK
Michelle Thew

The Government's commitment in 2010 was quite clear: to "work to reduce the use of animals in scientific research". This week it was announced that in 2012, over 4.11 million experiments were carried out, with a 9% increase in the number of animals used. Rarely has a broken promise been so directly exposed by reality.

Is Britain's Love Affair With Botox Coming to an End?

Laura Casewell | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

They say true love lasts forever; but can this be said for Britain's love affair with Botox? Botox and fillers have undoubtedly cemented themselves as a cosmetic phenomenon in the last decade, as the injectable treatments offered patients a younger-looking face without the pain, and hefty price tag, associated with invasive surgery like facelifts.

Plastic Fantastic: Why Can't Celebrities Just Be Honest About Cosmetic Surgery?

Laura Casewell | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Laura Casewell

Is it not arguably the responsibility of public figures to make sure they're honest about their appearance? Do followers of pop stars and actors not deserve to know the looks they're 'so jeal of' (I was 16 once too you know) have come from the help of a gifted doctor, surgeon, nurse, or dentist?

Forty Feels Good, Famous or Not

Jan Shure | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

According to Times columnist Sarah Vine, "forty only feels good if you're famous". "Hollywood does not reflect the real world" and, in essence, that an invisibility cloak surrounds older women who are civilians rather than movie icons. Much as I admire Sarah Vine as a writer, my response to her theory is, "oh, purleeese. Sarah", it's simply not true,