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Why the cosmetic industry has a responsibility to ban under 18s

June 22, 2017

A report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics has come out stating under 18s should be banned from getting botox, fillers and plastic surgery, with a push to tighten restrictions & condemn makeover apps & online plastic surgery games for under 18s after reports girls as young as 8yrs old have been targeted for advertising. (more…)

NEW Liquid Rhinoplasty Fillers Training Course

June 21, 2017

supervised training coursesSkinViva Training have launched a new Liquid Rhinoplasty course to teach the knowledge and skills required for reshaping the nose without surgery.

The new 1-day course will teach advanced dermal fillers theory and skills required for carrying out non-surgical nose jobs.


JCCP Announce Technology Partners

June 15, 2017

jccp logoIn the next step of development of  formal registers for aesthetics practitioners and premises, the JCCP (Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners) has announced its technology partners.

The development of Registers for aesthetics practitioners and premises is an important development in the aesthetics industry as it represents a major step in the development of self-regulation.


£200 off Tear Trough Dermal Fillers Training Course

June 8, 2017

supervised training coursesSkinViva Training have announced a 1-day course for practitioners looking to gain a grounding in more advanced techniques. 

An intensive Tear Trough and Peri-Orbital Rejuvenation Course has been arranged for 12th August and booking is now open and delegates can save a massive £200 off the normal course price.


What are Regulated Aesthetics Qualifications Useful For?

June 7, 2017

botox qualificationSurprisingly, there is currently NO legal obligation to have any kind of training or qualification in order to carry out aesthetic treatments in the UK.

After official various investigations and reports, it does seem certain that the market will change at some point. In the meantime, courses are a very popular way of gaining professional training – and those in the industry perceive that this will bring a number of benefits even ahead of any potential market regulation.


Non-Medical Training for BOTOX and Fillers

May 31, 2017

Is it Legal? Is it OK?

cosmetic treatment trainingSkinViva Training is regularly approached by non-medical professionals eager to get into aesthetic treatments. 

While the law allows anybody to carry out BOTOX and dermal fillers, SkinViva Training offer training courses exclusively for certain medical professionals with active professional body registration. This is primarily due to insurance considerations, although we do also share the view that these are medical procedures and should be seen as such in terms of ensuring adequate levels of medical training for those seeking to practice non-surgical treatments.

Our recent survey looked at what those already working in the industry think about the issue of non-medical professionals carrying out BOTOX and dermal fillers.


Biggest Challenges for New Aesthetics Businesses

May 24, 2017

importantAt SkinViva Training, we’ve helped hundreds of delegates to start out on a new career. 

Training is the first step, but many people are quite concerned about the business side too – what practicalities need to be worked out and ultimately, whether it will be worth it.

We have listed the most common perceived challenges for someone setting up an aesthetics business for the first time.


Price Least Important in BOTOX/Fillers Training

May 17, 2017

botox training reviewsSkinViva Training Survey

Last week we looked at what our survey said about what’s important in choosing a training provider. 

This week we examine what factors people consider less important or relevant when they choose who to book with when embarking on BOTOX and/or dermal filler training.


What’s Important in a BOTOX/Fillers Training Provider?

May 10, 2017

botox training reviewsSurvey Responses

SkinViva Training’s recent survey looks at what motivates people in choosing a training provider. 

The results are very interesting, showing not only what potential delegates consider to be important, but also factors they consider less relevant.


Challenges Facing the Aesthetics Industry – Qualifications

May 4, 2017

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SkinViva Training Survey Feedback

Last month we initiated a survey to get people’s views on the world of aesthetic medicine. 

This is a very timely look at what those working in the industry believe are the real issues of the day and how the industry needs to evolve going forward.

Over 250 people have completed the survey and we’re now ready to share some of the first results…