JCCP annual report

JCCP ANNUAL REPORT – IS IT WORKING? The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners has had an interesting year. As we know it was established to be the “self-regulator of the non-surgical aesthetic industry in England and the point of access for the public seeking information about this area of practice and where appropriate for raising…

Confusion over topical anaesthetics for microneedling

TOPICAL ANAESTHETIC CONFUSION Confusion is rife as local authorities seem to be making up the rules as they go along with regard to topical anaesthetics for microneedling procedures. And it is having a real impact on the business for salons with some therapists abandoning microneedling treatments despite being completely within their rights to perform them.…

Banning injectables for under 18s

SHOULD WE BAN INJECTABLES FOR UNDER 18s? Is it really Love Island’s fault? Many health “experts” are calling for a ban on injectables for under 18s in light of TV programmes like Love Island. The demographic of the fans of reality TV shows like Love Island are believed to be encouraging a new generation of…