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Our Most Hated Body Parts

No matter what your age, what your sex or how confident you are everyone has a part of their body they hate. Whether it’s boobs, bellys, noses, hair (or lack of it!), feet or ears there’s always a part of us that we wish we could change. But what are the most hated ‘bits’? A […]

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Watchdog Bans GroupOn Dermal Filler Offer

Group buying website Groupon has had another advert banned after advertising a prescription-only medicine, a watchdog said. A sales promotion on the website offered buyers facial injection treatments at a clinic in Bath. Groupon said the promotion was for a voucher to be redeemed against a choice of dermal fillers and did not mention the […]

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Oral Health Problems ‘Three Times More Likely’ For Smokers And Drinkers

Clinical research has discovered people are three times more likely to suffer from severe gum disease if they are dependent on alcohol compared to an occasional drinker. Presented in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, the research also discovered when combined with smoking, the chances of developing severe gum disease further increased. While gum disease may […]

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Dr. Stephen Hennessy: Man’s Best Friend?

The growing number of middle-aged and older men undergoing cosmetic enhancements continued into 2012. The need to look younger and fresher in today’s competitive job market, freshen-up before a big event (such as a wedding) and look their best (following the trend set by TOWIE) is prompting them to seek help from men like Dr. […]

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Outstanding Individual for Services to Dentistry: Congratulations to Dr Halley

A Perthshire dentist has been named the best in Scotland. Dr Elaine Halley, of Cherrybank Dental Spa in Perth and Edinburgh, was presented with the ‘outstanding individual’ award at the glittering inaugural Dentistry Scotland Awards ceremony at Gleneagles Hotel. Dr Halley, who started the multi-award-winning Glasgow Road dental surgery in 1995 at the age of […]

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Study reveals changing attitudes to cosmetic procedures

Four out of five European women believe that spending money on improving their looks with dermal fillers and Botox injections is an acceptable investment, according to a new survey which examines changing attitudes towards cosmetic procedures. The study of almost 3,000 women from the UK, France, Spain, Italy and Russia found two thirds expect to […]

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PIP scandal unlikely to affect cosmetic surgery growth – study

The global health scare sparked by the use of non-medical grade silicone in PIP breast implants is unlikely to have a long-term impact on the buoyancy of the cosmetic surgery industry, an international body of plastic surgeons said. A new study by IMCAS (the International Master Course on Ageing Skin) found that beauty procedures worldwide […]

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Woman reveals why she got Botox in her 20s

A woman in her early 30s has written anonymously about her reasons for starting having regular Botox and filler injections in her 20s, claiming the procedures help to smooth out her scowl, crow’s feet and smile lines. In an article for fashion and beauty website The Gloss, the writer complains of “overactive” muscles in her […]

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Sheen smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Troubled actor Charlie Sheen has showed off a new and improved Hollywood smile following a visit to a cosmetic dentist. The 46-year-old screen star posted a picture of himself grinning at the camera with an arm around cosmetic dentist Dr Kevin Sands on his Whosay page. Referring to the recent dental work, Sheen said he […]

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More men than ever opting for cosmetic treatments

With male grooming is becoming ever more acceptable among more image conscious men, a growing trend for the use of Botox is emerging among metrosexuals all over the world. Labelled 'Bro-tox' by industry observers, increasing numbers of men are taking to the wrinkle-reducing treatment, following in the footsteps of celebrities such as Simon Cowell and […]

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