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Latest content from Journal of Aesthetic Nursing

Considering the psychology behind aesthetics

Psychology is an important area of consideration in the aesthetics industry, but one that is not always given the space for discussion that it deserves.

Leading with the chin: facial rejuvenation of the lower third

Anatomically, the chin, or ‘Mentum’, is defined as the frontal portion of the...

The transformative power of gender-affirming healthcare: recommendations for effective treatment

Aesthetic interventions, whether surgical or not, are said to be an important step in the treatment of gender dysphoria in transitioning individuals, with the overarching treatment goal being lasting...

Is it possible for a procedure to be just ‘skin deep’?

Body image development is a complex, psychological and physical process. It is impacted by several factors from peer, parental to media influences as well as interpersonal experiences..

Unlocking your professional potential: the art of public speaking in aesthetic medicine

You may believe that you do not need to embrace public speaking when your primary focus is providing safe, effective aesthetic treatments, but do not rule out how effective public speaking can be when...

Managing employee social media posts

» The evolution of social media has transformed how employees share their workplace experiences, and what was once confined to casual coffee chats with friends now finds a public platform online...

Research Roundup

One of the main types of treatment for acne is topical retinoids such as tretinoin, tazarotene, and adapalene. These are usually recommended for the treatment of mild to moderate acne..

Continuing the journey towards the achievement of public protection, safeguarding and regulatory oversight

As we proceed into 2024 we are becoming increasingly aware that the Westminster Government is engaging actively to consult on how best to design and implement a new system of licensing laws across...

The importance of prescribing

Being an independent nurse prescriber has become increasingly important for nurses who work within medical aesthetics, for both the welfare of our patients and for our patient management..

Your free revalidation toolkit

A free revalidation portfolio and CPD resource for nurses and midwives.

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The safety of tear trough deformity treatment: an overview

As aforementioned, the unmasking of the tear trough and lid–cheek junction is related to soft tissue volume deflation with age.

Insuring aesthetic excellence: navigating the evolving landscape of aesthetic insurance in the UK

The JCCP and Hamilton Fraser have applauded the Government for taking the first key step to enforce statutory regulation of the non-surgical aesthetics sector in England. It has always been our shared...

The mistakes over VAT that land businesses in trouble

A fundamental, but surprisingly common, error is not registering for VAT when required to..

Resolving problems at work

In describing the mediation process, Mali Smith, a legal director and mediator at Wright Hassall, says the process is voluntary, confidential and uses an independent third party to try to reach an...

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The rise of regenerative aesthetics

» Regenerative medicine is reshaping the aesthetic landscape, offering innovative solutions that extend beyond solely cosmetic enhancements « .

An introduction from the new editor

As the new Editor of the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, I wanted to start off this issue with a brief introduction. My name is Arabella Golby, and with an eclectic background spanning the publishing,...

Ptosis: why is it important and what can it tell you?

There are several causes of ptosis (Bowling, 2016). Lifting of the lid is an intricate process and by understanding the pathology the complexity of this function can be fully appreciated..

Putting fraudsters on notice

The world of healthcare has not been exempt from this. In January 2012, the Mail Online wrote about a practice manager, Duncan Millar, who got into debt following the failure of his marriage and...

The JCCP's response to the DHSC licensing of non-surgical cosmetic procedures first consultation paper

» The JCCP has been unequivocal in its response and has advised that all aesthetic procedures that are considered to be invasive, complex or present with a higher risk of complications should be...

Virtual mesotherapy cocktails, chemical peels and professional cosmetics

» The Derma 2.0® line can be used to treat all types of imperfections: superficial and deep wrinkles, irregular texture, acne, spots, photoaging, stretch marks and scars « .

Research Roundup

Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) was created for the purpose of delivering on the shortcomings of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). This is known as the second generation of platelet concentrate. PRF creates a...

The Scottish Aesthetic Awards: a night of celebrating talent

» The Scottish Aesthetic Awards celebrate the very best of the aesthetic professionals and recognise the talent and hard work that goes into this ever growing industry « .

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I am a BACN Nurse

» It doesn't matter if you are new to medical aesthetics or have been practising for years. Our values, ethics and competencies are underpinned by the desire to deliver high quality, patient-centred...

The BACN response to the DHSC consultation

»The Code does not place restrictions or limits on tasks, treatments or the practices of nurses. Therefore, any person who seeks information from a registered nurse, whether they embark on treatment...

Will the licensing consultation do what it says on the tin?

By the time you read this editorial, the long-awaited Open Public Consultation into the Licensing of Cosmetic Procedures (The licensing of non-surgical cosmetic procedures in England, 2023 2...

The ‘mini fan’ and ‘simple interrupted thread’ techniques: a novel method for treating deep nasolabial folds and dynamic discord lines

The NLF consists of dermal muscle insertions of risorius, zygomaticus major/minor and levator labii superioris, combined with subdermal fat and tissue of the superficial musculoaponeurotic system...

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