NON-MEDIC AESTHETIC EXHIBITION CANCELLED

An exhibition focusing on non-medics in aesthetics in Manchester has been cancelled. Refunds are said to being organised for those who had booked stands and bought tickets for the event which should have been held on September 18 at the Hilton. In a statement on the NMA Exhibition’s Facebook page, event organiser Callum Boardman said…

CELEBRITY ADS BANNED

Once again, the aesthetics industry is under the microscope for some of the advertising using celebrities. Advertising watchdog The Advertising Standards Authority has banned Instagram ads run by two beauty companies for claiming their procedures could make customers look like Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner American reality TV family. Beauty salons AKJ…

NEW HYAPEN INSURANCE DETAILS

The ACPB has been informed by one insurance company of new requirements for practitioners who use the HYAPEN treatment. Previously Hypen treatments, a non-invasive method of administration dermal filler, mesotherapy, biorevitalization & fat dissolve were open for insurance without any prerequisite qualifications or experience. Today (Tuesday September 24, 2019) ACPB has been informed that is…

LEADING SPECIALIST AESTHETIC DOCTOR SUPPORTS TRAINING NON-MEDICS

One of London’s leading aesthetic practitioners, Dr Michael Aicken, has very publicly supported training beauty therapists and other non-medical professionals in aesthetic injectables. Dr Aicken, who has worked with the ACPB to offer members access to his privately-owned booking and recording system, is the lead trainer for educational provider Visage Academy in London, Belfast, Dublin…

NEWS ALERT: CHARGEBACKS AND PAYMENT TERMINALS

Over the past couple of weeks ACPB has received information that there seem to be an increasing number of chargebacks on payment terminals for treatments and training. We would be keen to know if this is a problem affecting your business. The indication is that some companies are refusing to authorise the use of payment…

Insurance Claim Tips

Insurance is there to protect our businesses. We all hope we never have to claim but what if we do? One of the most important requirements of your any policy is to notify the insurance company of any allegation of negligence, or any incident from which a future claim may arise. Here are 5 steps…

CPD – Some questions answered

There has been a little confusion about why there are different CPD organisations each charging different amounts for training centres to offer their accreditation. So, Pete Richardson asked a spokesperson for the CPD Research Group what’s going on. Note – The CPD Standards Office evolved from the work of the CPD Research Group. PR: Is…

ACPB Looking for New Prescribers

The Association of Cosmetic Practitioners Britain (ACPB) is on the look out for some more prescribers. Recently granted charity status, the ACPB is committed to raising and maintaining standards in the aesthetics industry in the UK with a focus on non-medics. With members across the country it not only helps and supports its members, but…