NATIONAL PRESCRIBER WANTED

The Association of Cosmetic Practitioners Britain (ACPB) is looking for a permanent national prescriber to assist with its ongoing work promoting public safety in the aesthetics industry. The ACPB a charity focused on providing protection to the public within the aesthetic industry by setting industry-leading standards for practitioners. Now the charity is looking for a…

GETTING INSURED – THE FACTS

Over recent days there has been a surge of questions and potentially misleading information on social media about various beauty and aesthetic insurance providers. Now one insurance provider has responded attempting to set the record straight. Insync Insurance has drawn up a list of common questions and misconceptions and answered them to help aesthetic practitioners…

ALL ANTI-WRINKLE ADS BANNED

All adverts for anti-wrinkle and other toxins are being banned in the UK. Many in the aesthetics industry have used phrases like “anti-wrinkle injections” to get around the ban on advertising prescription only medicines. But following the release of an enforcement notice today by the Committee of Advertising Practice, the body which writes the advertising…

COSMETIC NURSES ORGANISATION TARGETS NON-MEDICS

The largest professional association for nurses carrying out cosmetic treatments in the UK has updated its code of conduct saying that regulated healthcare professionals should not train or prescribe for “Beauty Therapists/Lay people” in injectable cosmetic treatment such as dermal fillers and Botulinum Toxins. The British Association of Cosmetic Nurses is a voluntary not-for-profit organisation…