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SPF vital for city living, says Nottingham Cosmetics Clinic

Top aesthetic clinic, Medical Cosmetics is urging those living in cities and urban areas to be skin smart as summer heats up. While sun cream is often thought of as a holiday essential, it’s also just as important to use a good quality SPF as part of the daily beauty routine at home to help protect against skin cancer and premature ageing.  Nottingham-based Medical Cosmetics is seeing a sharp increase in enquires for treatments aimed at combating wrinkles and uneven pigmentation caused by UV rays which damage the skin of holiday lovers and city dwellers alike. UK cities have also been under scrutiny lately due to reports of high levels of air pollution, which also has

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Summer’s hottest beauty trends revealed by Nottingham clinic Medical Cosmetics

Top East Midlands cosmetics clinic, Medical Cosmetics has revealed some of the hottest beauty trends in the run-up to London Fashion Week.From a sun-kissed glow to perfect peepers, Dr Sidiqqi from Medical Cosmetics is sharing his take on some of the most popular beauty treatments using data gleaned from his own Nottingham clinic and the insight of his professional team to predict the treatments set to be in high demand for the rest of the year.Gorgeous, glowing skin is always going to be in fashion, but this year, the desire for that ‘just left the beach' skin is most definitely on the rise. Although sunbeds are now lessening in popularity due to the risk of skin cancers and premat

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Beware of Love Islander imitations, warns Nottingham Cosmetics Clinic

 Fans of Love Island wishing to emulate their favourite couples are being urged to beware of advertising promoting the Love Island look by top-rated aesthetics clinic, Medical Cosmetics. The Nottingham clinic wants fans to be well-informed about the risks of imitating the islanders’ treatments with cut-price offers flooding social media channels now the winners have been revealed. Many providers of bargain injectable treatments are touting their wares using popular social media channels such as Facebook and Instagram in a bid to attract new business from those that wish to replicate the sun-kissed skin and perfect pouts of this year’s contestants, but Dr As

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Your Adult Acne Questions Answered

Adult acne is something that is rarely discussed, but it should be. Adult acne is much more common than many people think. In fact, 80% of 11 - 30 year olds suffer with blemishes, and 5% of women (and a smaller 1% of men) will continue to have outbreaks throughout their life, according to the NHS. The good news is that adult acne doesn’t have to impact your day-to-day life, and there are some very effective ways to minimise the appearance of spots and reduce the frequency of outbreaks.At Medical Cosmetics, we’re here to answer all your adult acne questions, and help you to feel happy and confident in your appearance.What Causes Adult Acne?The truth is that ad

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Why Are More Men Opting For Cosmetic Procedures?

Although the majority of cosmetic procedures are still performed on women, around 10% of cosmetic patients are now men. That figure is rising at an almost unprecedented rate, having grown at around 20% within only the past few years. It’s reported that half of men aged between 18 - 30 would consider cosmetic procedures. What’s changed? The Changing Face of MasculinityWhat’s considered to be ‘masculine’ is changing. The definition of the term is constantly evolving (remember, high heels were originally designed for men!), and aspects of masculinity are now closely associated with traditional ‘female’ characteristics. For example, more men than e

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What Are the Dangers of Surgery Abroad?

Medical tourism has been around for many years, but it’s only recently that the industry has really started to take off. Sparked by long waiting lists for treatments on the NHS, and the financial benefits of travelling to countries with lower costs of living, it’s reported that more UK patients than ever before are looking at having procedures done abroad.It’s estimated that the medical tourism sector is growing at a rate of 20 to 30 percent each year, but the truth is that many patients are coming home with more than the

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Summer Skin: SPF Explained

With the nice weather starting to hit, many of us are looking at picking up some sun cream to protect our skin during the summer months. But there’s so much choice! Selecting the most appropriate SPF for your skin is essential for minimising the risk of burns and blisters, but what exactly does SPF mean, and what’s the right SPF for your skin?What is SPF?The ‘Sun Protection Factor’ system was created in 1974, and it’s now the most widely used system for determining the level of protection offered by sun creams. Sun cream is typically available in factors of 2 all the way to 100, with numbers indicating what fraction of the sun’s UVB rays are let through t

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Laser Hair Removal

     What is Laser Hair Removal?Laser hair removal is an alternative to other types of hair removal such as plucking, shaving, and waxing. Carried out at a professional clinic or salon by a trained practitioner, a laser device is used to effectively and efficiently remove hairs across the desired treatment area. Laser hair removal is suitable for the face, hands, legs, underarms, shoulders, bikini line, and back, and typically offers more thorough removal and longer lasting (sometimes permanent) results that other forms of hair remo

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Nottingham’s beauty fans flock to the Medical Cosmetics clinic for innovative mesotherapy treatments

Top East Midlands aesthetic clinic, Medical Cosmetics has seen an influx of Nottingham beauty fans requesting its innovative mesotherapy treatments for total skin rejuvenation and to treat common skin concerns ahead of the summer getaway.Mesotherapy is a safe and effective treatment and is carried out at the West Bridgford clinic by a team of doctors and highly skilled aesthetic practitioners. It uses a series of tiny needles to inject a boost of nutrients into the facial epidermis, improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helping to restore the skin’s natural radiance.Using medical-grade tiny needles, a cocktail of potent ingredients is injected into the middle laye

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Lip Fillers in Vogue This Summer, According to Leading Aesthetic Doctor

A leading aesthetic doctor based at Nottingham’s Medical Cosmetics clinic, predicts that lip fillers will be amongst some of the most heavily requested cosmetic treatments for summer 2019.    Dr Asher Siddiqi says that many forms of facial injectables, including Botox and dermal fillers for the cheeks, are also on the rise, although clinic records confirm a notable spike in demand for lip augmentationLip filler treatments can be delivered in just 10-15 minutes using a fine needle and topical anaesthetic, with effects noticeable almost immediately. Side effects are typically minor, with redness and mild swelling usually subsiding with an hour or t

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