Is Aesthetics the Future of Cosmetic Medicine?

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There’s no doubt that aesthetic medicine is one of the biggest cosmetic trends of the decade. Everyone from celebrities to influencers are taking to social media to showcase their results, eliminating the historic taboo associated with admitting to having had work done. The combination of these factors has meant that the demand within clinics is […]

Level 7 Aesthetics Diploma Course – Everything You Need to Know

It’s no secret that aesthetic medicine is an exciting industry to be a part of. With a wealth of professional opportunities and the scope to build your own brand, it’s possible to create a flexible working schedule and improved work-life balance through a career in aesthetics. Combined with the extensive added knowledge gained in a […]

How to boost your junior doctor pay with aesthetics training

As a Junior Doctor, you’re fully medically trained and working in a clinical setting, treating patients and taking the lead. Your starting Junior Doctor pay is likely to be around £28,808 in your first year and could remain around this for the time you continue towards higher surgical or medical training – this could be […]

How to Start an Aesthetics Business: 7 Tips to Get Started

Starting an aesthetics business is exciting, challenging and really rewarding. But if you’re new to the industry, or running your own business, then it can also be nerve-wracking and stressful. If you’ve previously worked in the NHS then it can be a very different experience (in a good way)… The best advice we can give […]

Do I Need An Aesthetic Practitioner Degree To Become An Aesthetician?

As the aesthetics industry continues to grow rapidly, Botox and filler courses offer benefits such as increased work-life balance and considerable monetary rewards for medical professionals. You can also cultivate a career in aesthetics to fit around NHS commitments if required. If you’re considering getting into the field of aesthetics, you may have wondered about […]

How To Train as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner in the UK

Thousands of nurses in the UK have trained as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner, but demand is still growing in this exciting, lucrative field of nursing. More and more clients book aesthetic treatments every day, which means the industry needs trained and experienced nurses just like you. What Does Aesthetics Mean? Aesthetic medicine focuses on changing […]

Best Lip Filler Courses UK: What to Consider

Lip fillers are one of the most searched for aesthetic treatments in the UK. In recent years the demand for this treatment has risen at an unprecedented rate, with requests in clinics skyrocketing. Lip fillers are also one of the most profitable treatments on a clinic’s portfolio, so can be extremely lucrative to generate income […]

Botox Courses for Beginners: All You Need to Know

Botox is in high demand from UK consumers. This represents a significant opportunity for trained medical professionals – such as nurses, doctors and dentists – to diversify into aesthetics. Aesthetic treatments, such as Botox, can be a great way to generate income from your clinic as well as the opportunity to develop new, specialist skills. […]

Level 7 Aesthetics Course – Future of Aesthetics?

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The Level 7 aesthetics course is a post-graduate qualification that was devised in order to standardise the quality and content of the training available to practitioners of non-surgical aesthetics procedures. The diploma offered by Acquisition Aesthetics is provided through awarding body OTHM and allows practitioners to meet Health Education England’s (HEE) Qualification Requirements for Delivery […]

The Changing Face of Aesthetics

acquisition aesthetics - Changing Face of Aesthetics

Most aesthetic treatments have long held their own in the industry, requested for decades and enjoying long-term popularity as well as significant peaks following media buzz or celebrity news. As we previously reported, despite the unavoidable plummet in face-to-face aesthetic appointments and treatment administration during recent events, the demand for non-surgical aesthetics has remained. Good […]

2021 Top Cosmetic Beauty Procedures & Treatments

  2021 looks set to be a busy for year for aestheticians providing cosmetic beauty procedures and treatments, with their popularity showing no signs of diminishing, despite the COVID pandemic and recurring national lockdowns. If you’re an aesthetician looking to hit the ground running in the New Year, now is a good time to be […]

The Level 7 Diploma in Aesthetics: Everything You Need to Know to Become a Safe & Trusted Aesthetic Practitioner

The Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Therapies is a qualification that was devised in order to standardise the quality and content of the training available to practitioners of non-surgical aesthetics procedures. Tighter general regulations on non-surgical interventions were implemented after a report by Health Education England (HEE) outlined the required levels of competence […]

Read our top 5 nutritious foods to help you get beautiful skin

The skin is a wonder-organ, the largest in the body, and consists of the hypodermis, dermis, and epidermis – with each layer serving its own unique purpose, carrying out multiple vital functions such as: healing from injury, regulating body temperature, and producing vitamin D. As such an important player in our health and wellness, it […]

The Art of Lip Augmentation: Book Top Lip Filler Training with us!

Lip filler training is on the rise as new aestheticians see the demand for this treatment has not waned – despite the new era of mask-wearing. Lip fillers have been one of the most popular non-surgical aesthetic treatments for decades and, with the plumped pouts of Kylie Jenner, Molly Mae-Hague, and other celebrities filling our […]

Read our latest tips on how to make money in aesthetics within the UK

2020 has been quite the year so far. Alongside the tragedies the world has witnessed, the devastating impact of a global pandemic, and the abrupt interruption to life as we know it – many of you have been left wondering about your business and employment prospects as an aesthetic practitioner, and how to make money […]

Filler Training Course – What To Expect

If you’ve recently made the decision to undertake your first filler training course, kudos to you for embarking on a journey into the exciting and fast-paced world of aesthetics! It’s natural to have a few questions about what might be in store, so here we have laid out what to expect.   Online learning Many […]

Learn how to develop an Aesthetic Practice as a qualified Nurse today

  As an exciting and rapidly advancing industry, the aesthetics arena entices practitioners from a variety of professional backgrounds. Many hail from medicine as trained nurses, which makes sense, as medical nurses are perfectly placed to excel in the aesthetics field with their clinical training, understanding of anatomy and physiology, and experience managing patient care […]

Grow your medical practice with aesthetics from Acquisition Aesthetics

Undertaking medicine and related study in the healthcare field is not for the faint-hearted. Many doctors, dentists, and nurses have dreamed of their career since childhood and are dedicated to their practice. As high achieving and hardworking individuals by nature, more and more medical professionals are pursuing passions beyond traditional medical practice, or indeed alongside […]

Non-surgical cosmetic treatments – the wait is almost over!

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen countries over the world in lockdown, including the UK. Whilst this has meant many of us have been unable to work, see loved ones, or undertake any of the other day to day activities we are used to – scores of people have also missed being able to attend their […]

The Level 7 Certificate transitions to a new awarding organisation – what you need to know

As many of you will be aware, the Level 7 Diploma Certificate was the first officially regulated qualification for injectables in Aesthetic Medicine, and Acquisition Aesthetics awarded this certificate through an awarding organisation (AO) called Industry Qualifications. However, since the acquisition of Industry Qualifications by SFJ Awards – the certificate has been withdrawn and is […]

Read Dr Bibi’s answers to questions on medical grade skincare and more!

If you are an aesthetician considering expanding your portfolio to encompass medical-grade skincare, you may have a few questions. Who better to ask than an expert skin aesthetician? Dr. Bibi Ghalaie is a highly skilled cosmetic doctor and is the Clinical Lead for our Advanced Skin Course, launching soon and available to book now. Created […]

Your post-COVID aesthetics business recovery plan

The aesthetics industry has been deeply affected by the Coronavirus pandemic and many practitioners have financial and practical concerns regarding their businesses and clinics. With the provisional roadmap to recovery recently shared by the UK government serving as a light at the end of the tunnel, now is a good time to think about your […]

Book our AlumierMD Advanced Skin Course with Acquisition Aesthetics

As we know, all dedicated aesthetic practitioners are continually looking to develop their skills and enhance the experience and results they can deliver to their patients. A popular, lucrative, and cohesive avenue for many is that of professional skincare treatments, which neatly complement cosmetic injectables and enable practitioners to provide patients with fuller and more […]

What you need to know as an Aesthetic Practitioner during COVID-19

As the current global situation unfolds in relation to the Coronavirus pandemic, many business and clinic owners will be affected and you may be considering what you need to know as an aesthetics practitioner. Follow the guidance As a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, surgeons and other NHS workers, Acquisition Aesthetics have compiled the below information […]

Starting your own aesthetics practice – 5 key pointers

If you’re thinking of starting your own aesthetics practice, then firstly give yourself a pat on the back for taking the leap into this exciting and rapidly growing industry! Your success will depend on more than just good fortune and we have put together a step by step guide to ensure you are adequately prepared […]

New enforceable guidelines for Botox® advertising from CAP

As of 31st January 2020, new enforceable guidelines came into effect for the advertising of Prescription Only Medicines (POM’s) including Botulinum toxin. This followed a surprise announcement by the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) earlier in the month. Outlined – the MHRA, ASA, and CAP The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) is a […]

Which injection course is right for me?

If you’re a doctor, dentist, or nurse, you have the opportunity to join scores of like-minded medically trained peers and venture into the exciting and fast-paced world of aesthetics. However, it’s important that you conduct thorough research before choosing and we have highlighted what we believe to be the essential criteria for any academy to […]

How to choose a cosmetic dentistry training with reputable academy?

With reports stating that ‘estimates for the non-surgical market suggest it could be worth in excess of £3bn within the next 5 years’, the aesthetics industry is booming and a significant proportion of these non-surgical procedures are cosmetic dentistry treatments, carried out in dental clinics. Although the idea of visiting the dentist may have instilled […]

Acquisition Aesthetics explains masterclasses for aesthetic medicine

Aesthetic medicine is a booming industry, seeing a marked expansion of practitioner and client numbers year-on-year. In response to this recent growth—of which non-surgical procedures have played the major part—Health Education England (HEE) and the General Medical Council (GMC) published new guidelines in 2016 for all doctors engaged in cosmetic intervention. The Ofqual-approved Level 7 […]

Join our Level 7 Certificate in Injectables at Acquisition Aesthetics

The Level 7 Certificate in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine is the qualification that sets the industry standard of training for practitioners of non-surgical aesthetics. If you’re a current or aspiring practitioner looking to attain a credible and recognised qualification then the Level 7 Certificate should be on your radar – but why do it with […]

Level 7 Certificate – what do you really need to know?

The Level 7 Certificate in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine is a qualification that was devised in order to standardise the quality and content of the training available to practitioners of non-surgical aesthetics procedures. This certificate is provided through awarding body Industry Qualifications and allows practitioners to meet Health Education England’s (HEE) 2016 Qualification Requirements for […]

Azzalure® – what’s the story?

One of the most popular of all non-surgical procedures in the UK is the treatment to target wrinkles and frown lines. Worldwide, scores of patients are requesting this procedure and the market for anti-wrinkle treatment is set to register 8425 Million USD by 2025. Botulinum toxin has been used aesthetically to treat wrinkles and frown […]

Can you exercise after Botox®?

As a nation, lots of us are keen on regular exercise in order to feel healthier, stronger, and more energised. We might take Sunday yoga classes, lift weights at home – or even go for a run on our lunch breaks from the office. Dubbed the ‘lunchtime facelift‘, Botox® as a non-surgical aesthetic procedure is […]

Tear Trough Masterclass Launched by Acquisition Aesthetics!

In the world of aesthetics, just like any other industry, things can fall in and out of favour with surprising regularity. Tear trough rejuvenation as an aesthetic treatment, however, has been in ever-increasing demand since the turn of the century, when the first well-publicised application of this non-surgical technique was used by oculoplastic surgeon Dr. […]

Learn about Restylane™ and aesthetic treatments at Acquisition Aesthetics

When considering non-surgical aesthetics, the Restylane™ product range is well recognised as an industry heavyweight. Promising to restore, refresh, and enhance – and backed by decades of scientific research and robust clinical trials – the range delivers. Designed and created by trusted industry giant Galderma, Restylane™ offers an all-encompassing treatment portfolio for a wide variety […]

Read up on how young is too young for Botox® and injectable aesthetics

Most industries have to wade through the waters of controversy at one time or another, none more so than those connected with health, or pharmaceuticals, especially when the subject is intertwined with celebrity culture. In this regard therefore, the aesthetics industry is often under scrutiny, both in terms of its practices and its practitioners, and […]

Learn how to perfect lip augmentation with Acquisition Aesthetics

When it comes to facial aesthetics, it’s no secret that the industry is booming. The UK non-surgical cosmetic market is currently estimated to be worth £2.75bn and is expected to continue rising, year on year. Lip augmentation procedures are truly the ‘it’ treatment, especially within the millennial market. Ever-increasing numbers of patients are favouring this particular enhancement […]

Learn about the best filler treatments and injectables for men

When considering best practice in facial aesthetics treatment there are a number of factors to be mindful of, and one of the most important of these considerations has always been gender. Physiological facial composition differences in males and females alongside societal ideals of beauty have long informed both how aesthetic treatments are performed for male […]

Practice facial aesthetics safely after Acquisition Aesthetics courses

In recent years, many dentists have chosen to enter the exciting realm of facial aesthetics. With their clinical training, understanding of facial anatomy, and experience in patient care; dentists are an obvious and safe choice for those seeking cosmetic injectable treatments However, opinions do vary with regards to this – in 2008, the General Dental […]

Botulinum toxin and a fear of needles: a blog by Acquisition Aesthetics

An estimated 5-10% of the population suffer from trypanophobia: the fear of needles and injections. This common phobia can heavily impact an individual’s life and many of those affected will actively seek a solution which will rid them of their needle fears for good. Whilst the world of Botulinum Toxin (sometimes known as Botox®) and fillers […]

Explore The Level 7 Certificate available from Acquisition Aesthetics

Non-surgical cosmetic rejuvenation is among the highest profitable sectors in the medical profession.  Due to ageing, most would assume the 45+ generation range to be the primary group to undertake aesthetic treatments.  Nonetheless, Cosmetic rejuvenation is now a growing trend with the younger Gen-Y’s or Millennials. Recent studies by a leading pharmaceutical company surveyed nearly […]

The Cosmetic Model Experience: Full Facial Rejuvenation Packages with Acquisition Aesthetics

What is a cosmetic model? A cosmetic model patient at Acquisition Aesthetics is cared for from the very beginning of their aesthetic journey and long after treatment. Our cosmetic models attend training courses in London, Manchester and Newcastle to receive beautiful aesthetic (Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers) treatments at cost price. Models are treated during practical […]

Learn about our Botox and Dermal Fillers Training Courses for Dentists

Acquisition Aesthetics is gearing up to showcase at the The Dentistry Show 17-18th May 2019, at the NEC, Birmingham. The UK’s largest free to attend, education and trade event for the dental profession, the Dentistry Show is designed by dentists for dentists and their teams. Why is Acquisition Aesthetics featuring at the Dentistry Show? The […]

Booking an Aesthetics Training Course with Acquisition Aesthetics

The most important part of beginning a successful career in aesthetics is completing an appropriate training course. With a large number of training providers operating in the UK and a wide range of courses on offer, making the right choice can feel daunting. To help you with the decision, we have outlined the vital factors […]

Why to add botulinum toxin to your dental practice? | Acquisition Aesthetics

Across the country, an increasing number of dental practices are offering Botulinum Toxin (sometimes known as Botox®) and filler treatments alongside their traditional services. Dentists are doubling their salaries and more by branching out into aesthetic procedures, as well as discovering that it is a thoroughly rewarding area of medicine to practice in. Already possessing many […]

Learn more about Intravenous Fluid and Micronutrient Infusion Therapy

With a huge increase in popularity over the past few years, intravenous fluid infusion therapy (IVFIT) is the one of the latest and most exciting treatments you could introduce into your clinic or practice today. There has been a significant paradigm shift in the way IV treatments are now being used. Intravenous therapies were previously considered appropriate […]

The Differences Between Treating Men and Women with Botox® and Fillers

Traditionally the preserve of women, non-surgical treatments like Botulinum Toxin (sometimes known as Botox®) and fillers have now massively increased in popularity amongst men as well. In the last two decades, male demand for these treatments has reportedly risen by 310%. Whilst women are still more likely to undergo non-surgical facial enhancement than men overall, it […]

How to Become a Model patient for Acquisition Aesthetics in Newcastle

Acquisition Aesthetics has expanded to the North! We are delighted to have recently launched our award-winning courses in the bustling city of Newcastle and are looking for men and women of all ages to be model patients for our upcoming training dates.  We offer a wide range of non-surgical procedures and tailored packages which are […]