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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 « .

Anti-ageing technology: current developments and food for thought

Ageing is the accumulative result of epigenetic dysregulation (how DNA is organised), coupled with genetic mutations that take place over time. Interestingly, the key to crack this code relies on...

A look back on Aesthetics Conference and Exhibition (ACE) 2023

Aside from multiple rows of vibrant stands (many featuring technology standing at the forefront of the industry), another highlight of ACE was the series of well-received educational sessions. This...

A brief overview of cosmeceutical skincare during pregnancy

» … during pregnancy, the increase in progesterone and oestrogen can directly contribute to an increase in pigmentation. Oestrogen in particular causes an increase of two things: melanocortin...

Introducing polynucleotides

Literature reviews and conference sessions led to an interest in regenerative medicine. One study defines this as an ‘interdisciplinary field of research and clinical applications focused on the...

Radiofrequency microneedling in aesthetic practice

RF microneedling uses sharp needles to penetrate the skin and pass non-ionising electromagnetic radiation through the dermis. There are two types of needles: insulated and non-insulated. Non-insulated...

How botulinum toxin affects nonverbal communication: a visualisation using artificial intelligence

The author raised the question: will we still understand one another if we can no longer fully use facial expressions in non-verbal communication?.

Treating the cheeks with hyaluronic acid filler

Cheek augmentation is recommended when there is evidence of bony resorption and/or fat pat atrophy that results in skin laxity and/or evidence of general ageing. All of this can be assessed medically...

Reflecting on acne scarring for Acne Awareness Month

Acne scarring can be prevented by switching off the inflammation with appropriate medical treatments. Patients with nodulocystic acne and skin of colour are at increased risk of scarring and should be...

The basics of dermatologic ultrasonography for the aesthetic practitioner

The terms ‘ultrasound’ and ‘sonography’ tend to be used interchangeably. Ultrasound is a modality that uses acoustic energy or sound waves above the range of the human ear to create a two-dimensional...

Ultrasound imaging in aesthetic practice and what to consider when thinking about its adoption

Despite improvements in the technology and reductions in cost, there are still significant barriers to the ubiquitous use of ultrasound in medical aesthetics. It has a significant learning curve that...

Dermal fillers and biofilms: implications for aesthetic clinicians

A biofilm formation is a series of well-regulated steps. To understand the problem that they pose, it is important to understand the mechanism of how they form and function. The bacteria must attach...

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