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Resources and support for aesthetic practitioners

The aesthetic industry can sometimes seem daunting, both to practitioners who are just starting out and to those who are more experienced. Unlike other areas of medicine, there has never been an official regulatory body or organisation for practitioners to seek support and guidance from, should they…

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Managing patient expectations

Something that we always place a lot of emphasis on during our training courses is the importance of carrying out a proper, in-depth medical consultation before any treatment takes place. We consult our patients for a number of reasons. Firstly, a medical consultation allows us to find out more abou…

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The Facethetics Guide to Marketing Your Aesthetic Business: Part 5

If you would like to read the previous article in our Marketing series, click here to go to Part 4 Part 5: Video Content We’ve previously talked about the importance of using photos to market your business, but in this month’s article we’re going to discuss another marketing method that has risen …

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How to build your aesthetic client base and start making money

We often receive enquiries from people who are looking for a complete change in career but just aren’t really sure where to start. Many of our learners have spent years in full time employment, so the prospect of trying something completely new and starting up on their own can be daunting. Undertaki…

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The Facethetics Guide to Marketing Your Aesthetic Business

As you may already know, over the past few months, we've been sharing articles on something that we get asked about a lot; marketing. Now that we've written quite a few blog posts on the subject, we thought we'd make things a little easier by linking to them all from the one page! See below for a f…

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The Facethetics Guide to Marketing Your Aesthetic Business: Part 4

To read the previous article in our Marketing series, click here for Part 3. Part 4: Email Marketing We’ve previously discussed the effectiveness of using social media channels such as Instagram and Facebook as a way of promoting your services to larger numbers of people. While social media can be…

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Prescribing Explained

One subject that we get asked about regularly is prescribing. As certain medications are prescription only, there is still some confusion surrounding prescribing, and whether holding this qualification will affect your eligibility to become an aesthetic practitioner. We’ve decided to put this blog t…

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The Facethetics Guide to Marketing Your Aesthetic Business: Part 3

Click here to read Part 2 in our Marketing series. Part 3: Website As we discussed in last month’s article, social media has become an extremely effective, popular means of promoting your business or services to a large audience. However, while social media does work, there is still a lot to be sa…

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The Facethetics Guide to Marketing Your Aesthetic Business: Part 2

Part 2: Social Media In part 1 of our Marketing Guide, we discussed the importance of using photographs to give clients a clear idea of what you can do. In part 2, we’re moving on to social media, which, as you’ll probably know, is one of the best ways of promoting your brand to the public, and als…

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Facethetics Accredited Level 3 Venepuncture Course

Facethetics Training are pleased to announce that we are now delivering a Level 3 course in Venepuncture accredited by Gatehouse Awards. We are thrilled that our course has been approved by Gatehouse Awards, an industry leading awarding organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Exa…

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So you want to train in Botox and Filler?

We receive a lot of enquiries from medical professionals looking to move into the aesthetics industry but who simply don’t know a lot about it. While many people nowadays will have Botox or filler treatments themselves, or know someone who does, there are still plenty of people who just don’t come i…

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The Facethetics Guide to Marketing Your Aesthetic Business: Part 1

One area that we receive a lot of questions about is marketing. Once you’ve completed your training, you’ll need to attract patients and the best way to do this is to use a combination of marketing methods to promote your services. With that in mind, we’ve decided to put together a five-part series …

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Training now available for Professionals Allied to Medicine (PAMs)

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering training in Beginner's Botox and Beginner's Dermal Filler for certain HCPC registered professionals (namely paramedics, physiotherapists and ODPs) who meet our specific criteria, in addition to doctors, dentists and nurses. At Facethetics Training…

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Microsclerotherapy Training

We are excited to announce that we are now offering training in Microsclerotherapy for the reduction of thread veins on the legs! Thread veins, though completely harmless, can be a major cause of embarassment for many people. Currently it is estimated that around half of all women and at least one …

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Level 4 Advanced Skin Qualifications

We are thrilled to announce that Facethetics Training is now offering the complete programme of Level 4 qualifications in Advanced Skin Studies. These courses are delivered in partnership with Sally Durant and CIBTAC (The Confederation of International Beauty Therapists and Cosmetology) and provide …

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Mandatory regulation of our sector remains a myth

We just wanted to share this article written by Natasha Devan for the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, regarding regulation of the aesthetics industry. This may be of particular interest to anyone considering a Level 7 qualification. You can read the article here.

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Our new Venepuncture Course

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Venepuncture Training Course! This course has taken 8 months to develop and has entailed extensive research and reviews into the most up to date and relevant guidelines on best practice in venepuncture and related subjects such as infection control a…

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August course bookings

Just a quick note to let all of our delegates know that we will require all courses taking place in August to be paid for in full by Friday 21st July.  If you are booked onto a course in August and will have a problem paying your balance by this date, please call us on 0151 559 0865 to discuss.

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VIP Models

As many of you will know, in order for our delegates to carry out the practical part of their training, we provide models for them. Model treatments are normally about half the price that they would be in an aesthetic clinic, so these treatments are very popular. We currently invite anyone who is i…

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Finding the right aesthetic trainer for you

As supplied by PIAPA. Don’t be pulled in by names A business or training provider can call themselves anything. A name may sound impressive, but it doesn't always equate to quality. Research the trainer, what they have to offer and assess the prices and the travelling costs. The same goes for bra…

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VAT on course prices

We just wanted to make you aware that, as of 1st November, we will be charging VAT on all of our courses. If you are thinking about training with us in the next few months, please bear in mind that any courses booked and paid for before the 1st November will not incur a VAT charge, even if the cours…

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Coming soon! PDO Cavern Screw Threads

We are very excited to announce that we will soon be offering training in a brand new type of PDO thread; the cavern screw. This is an innovative new product for thread lifting which has never been seen before. Unlike its predecessors, the cavern screw is very tightly coiled, so that it forms a "tu…

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Mentoring now available!

Facethetics Training is now offering one to one mentoring with our Head Tutor, Yvonne Senior. While we pride ourselves on offering excellent training courses which equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to safely and successfully provide aesthetic treatments to their patients, we als…

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Lip Enhancement Treatments and Vascular Occlusion

Lip enhancement using dermal fillers has quickly become one of the most popular aesthetic procedures. Hyaluronic acid dermal filler is deemed the safest option when injecting this area because it carries less risk of complications such as hypersensitivity, arterial occlusion, nodules and infection. …

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Polydioxanone Threads discussed in Body Language magazine

At Facethetics Training, we are lucky to work very closely with Dr Jacques Otto and his company NeoCosmedix. Dr Otto is a highly respected figure in the industry who developed the patented 5 Point Lift technique for PDO threads. Facethetics are one of the few training providers in the UK who are abl…

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Botox and its use in children with Cerebral Palsy

Botulinum Toxin A (BTA) is most commonly known for its use in the cosmetic industry, however, it has also been used in medicine for over 20 years to successfully treat patients with neuromuscular conditions such as dystonia and has more recently in the last 10 years been used to treat children with …

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Thread Lifting – A Popular New Treatment for Anti-Ageing

Over the past 12 months, we have seen thread lifts experience a huge surge in popularity. While this treatment is actually not new and was originally first pioneered in the 1970s, recent technological advancements have led to improvements in both the injection techniques used and the threads themsel…

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