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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...

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 « .

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...

Your free revalidation toolkit

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

Editor's pick

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...

Polynucleotides: the crucial biomolecules bridging therapeutics and aesthetics

The discovery and understanding of polynucleotides have played a crucial role in shaping modern medicine. Johann Friedrich Miescher (a Swiss physician and biologist) first isolated ‘nuclein’ — now...

Data protection law to be reformed — again

Kevin Modiri, a partner and solicitor at a law firm called Nelsons, says that the original bill was postponed after former prime minister, Liz Truss, took office. However, he details that last October...

More from Journal of Aesthetic Nursing

The advantages and challenges associated with the Government's legislation for the aesthetics sector in England

» Social media is a platform that many practitioners within the aesthetics sector use to showcase and promote enviable lifestyles. This has served to breed avarice, encouraging others to seek out...

The safeguarding gap

I have recently been asked to give an expert opinion on a criminal case around safeguarding the public undergoing treatments within a beauty establishment. This was a timely request as it fell just as...

Case study: Managing filler migration and poor placement with topical and injectable hyaluronidase and filler multilayering

A young woman in her 20s attended as she was originally concerned about the appearance of her under eyes. She felt they looked dark and sunken. She had never had this area treated; however she had...

Research Roundup

In regards to the safety and efficacy elements of the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), there is a lot of data in vitro and pre-clinical in vivo studies to support that PRP is used globally in...

The Government's consultation on ‘the licensing of non-surgical cosmetic procedures in England’

Readers will remember that following a rigorous campaign with regulators, Ministers, MPs, Members of the House of Lords, with national policy influencers and with fellow partner organizations the JCCP...

Notes from a successful conference

»The substance and the content of the live demonstrations, panel discussions and presentations covered a host of topics pertinent to medical aesthetic practice. This year, the academic and practical...

Networking essentials: the etiquette of connecting

Connecting with people is a human trait. So what makes our general day-to-day interactions differ from how we network? When we network, we discuss areas of mutual interest, discuss trends, analyse...

Hyaluronic acid skin boosters: the holy grail of skin health

» An alternative option that many patients are unaware of is the existence of ‘skin boosters’, which can be defined as biological materials or bio-actives that help or encourage the skin to increase...

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JAN and the BACN conference on the 14th and 15th of September

The British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) is returning to Birmingham for its annual conference following highly positive feedback from delegates, speakers, and exhibitors in 2022. The event...

Research Roundup

Medical aesthetic clinics use social media platforms to engage with both their existing and future patients. Verification surrounding these social media posts as investigated by UK and Dutch aesthetic...

Aesthetics across cultures: implications for practitioners in multicultural Britain

Coming from an East Asian background, blepharoplasty seemed to be a surgery widely sought after where I grew up. Blepharoplasty (also commonly known as eyelid surgery) is a procedure to remove...

What are the factors influencing the uptake of non-surgical facial aesthetic treatments in adults? A systematic review

» Available evidence indicates that some patients choose to have non-surgical facial aesthetic procedures because they believe it would yield psychosocial benefits and resolve problems in other areas...

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