Entries by katharine

Choosing cosmetic surgery can help patients decide to quit smoking

Quite often, smokers will say that they intend to quit, but in reality they never find a compelling reason to stop. Now scientists appear to have found a link with smokers who opt for cosmetic surgery and the number of them who continue smoking after they have undergone their operation. According to a report published […]

Do men have moles removed?

In an increasingly gender-neutral society, we are seeing more overlap in terms of what men and women opt for when they are considering body tweaking. Over the past decade, there has been a marked increase in men enquiring about procedures that previously only women considered, but greater social acceptance and greater availability of treatments and […]

Alcohol linked to ‘moobs’

One drink in particular has recently been linked to an increased risk in developing moobs or male breasts: IPA, which stands for India Pale Ale. There are a plethora of IPAs available on the market, and their interesting, hoppy flavour has resonated well with consumers, leading to an explosion in popularity. Between 2014 and 2015, […]

Thinking about having dermal fillers? Everything you need to know…

The term ‘dermal’ comes from the make-up of the skin, which comprises different layers. The top layer of the skin is called the epidermis and underneath that sits the dermal layer, which is much thicker and filled with tiny blood vessels. Dermal fillers are administered by injection into the dermal layer, giving volume and extra […]

Advances in facial technology

Across all walks of life, we are seeing continual change and development as more things are invented, improved and tested over time. The cosmetic world is no different. In fact, the multi-million pound beauty industry has countless scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs out there, all hoping that they’ll be the one to stumble across the next […]

New sun cream that blocks the sun’s rays but still lets you tan

Whether it is a healthy sun kissed glow or more enthusiastic bronzing, we look forward to getting a bit of colour over the summer months. No matter how careful people are in applying sun cream and protective clothing when out in the sunshine, there’s no getting away from the fact that here in the UK […]

Warnings issued over henna tattoos

There are many things we do on holiday that when we return home we might reflect upon and think that they were a bit silly or foolhardy. From basking in the sun for too long to an ill-advised holiday purchase that looks terrible when you get it home, this is something that many of us […]