The Pros and Cons of PRF Injections

pros and cons PRF injections

Collagen is one of the most important elements of a youthful complexion and as we age the natural production can decrease. This contributes to a loss of volume in our face over time, particularly beneath the eyes and under the mouth. If you’re after a solution that’s non-surgical and all-natural, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a […]

Top Anti-Ageing Treatments: Our Recommendations

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From external environmental factors to a reduction in intrinsic collagen production, there are many elements that cause our skin to age in it’s appearance. Sunbathing, smoking, drinking, stress and fatigue all play a role in the science of skin ageing and it’s important that patients are supported to make healthy lifestyle choices. Whilst it can […]

Top 5 Beauty Essentials for Spring

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Spring is finally on its way and as the weather gets warmer it’s important to stock your beauty bag up with the essentials you’ll need. As the days get longer and more time is spent in the sun, you can get rid of your heavy makeup and moisturisers and get ready to exfoliate away that […]

The Best Treatments for Acne Scarring

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Suffering from acne is hard enough and those impacted often feel self-conscious and frustrated as despite the most robust of skincare routines, those dreaded pimples and pustules continue to make an appearance. Perhaps worse than this, however, is that once the spots disappear, sufferers can be left with scars and pigmentation issues. There are four […]

7 Tips to Reduce Cellulite

If there is one skin condition that the vast majority of women can agree is an issue they’d rather live without, it’s cellulite. This prevalent condition has had most of us feeling self-conscious at some point in our life, but you don’t have to let it negatively impact your life. So, what exactly is cellulite, […]

Pamper Yourself this Valentine’s Day: Our Exclusive Self Love Guide   

The most romantic day of the year was recently thrust upon us, and it’s always difficult not to notice all of the loved-up couples that surround you for 24 hours of intense public displays of affection. Whether you’re married, single or dating, it’s likely that you either love or hate all of the bells and […]

5 Top Aesthetic Treatments for Men in 2022

Aesthetic treatments for men have never been more popular, with the non-surgical cosmetics industry thriving and clinics across the county consistently expanding their treatment offerings. As beauty trends continue to shift and further innovative developments are made within the field of aesthetics, there are more male-targeted options than ever, and an increasing number of individuals […]

What to Expect at your First Aesthetics Appointment

Beauty treatments are the perfect pick-me-up for enhancing your features and boosting your confidence. If you’re considering your first procedure, you may be wondering what you should expect at your first aesthetics appointment. It’s perfectly understandable to feel a little nervous your first time attending a clinic, so for your peace of mind, we’ve broken […]

Fact or Fiction: Can Stress Prematurely Age Your Face?

With everything our society has endured over the past couple of years, it’s no wonder that many of us are feeling the emotional toll on our stress levels now more than ever. Stress can emerge in various forms, and consistent pressure directly impacts both our mental and physical health. One of the most prominent aesthetic […]

Top 5 Cruelty Free Skincare Brands

The UK has become a trailblazing country in producing cruelty-free skin care in the past few years, with hundreds of established and newly emerging ethical brands that offer clean and natural health and beauty products. This growing change is a fantastic leap forward in an industry that has long been plagued by animal cruelty issues. […]

New Year, New You? Rejuvenating Treatments to Conquer January Blues

From the whole team at Acquisition Aesthetics, we’d like to wish you a very Happy New Year! We hope you’ve enjoyed this festive season and taken some time out to rest, reset and enjoy a moment of wellness. If the January Blues are already beginning to kick in, now is the perfect time to start […]

Social Media Filters: Desirable or Damaging?

Social media has come a long way since the early days of Snapchat and the playful “dog filter” that was once seen as nothing more than a harmless bit of fun shared between friends. With technology constantly evolving and the ever-growing obsession with creating a picture-perfect “Instagram persona”, there has been a clear shift in […]

Acquisition Aesthetics’ Winter Skincare Guide

As magical as the festive season is, it can’t be denied that it has its drawbacks. The cold winter weather doesn’t just require us to wrap up in warm layers — it also takes its toll on our skin. From low humidity levels to dry indoor heat, it’s essential to take additional measures to nourish […]

Which Aesthetic Treatments are Predicted to Trend in 2022?

As we speed through December and with Christmas rapidly approaching, many of us are looking beyond the festivities and to our goals and aspirations for the new year. For a growing number of people throughout the UK, health and wellness is becoming a priority rather than an afterthought, and procedures in aesthetics medicine are becoming […]

Is it Safe to get the Covid-19 Vaccination with Dermal Fillers?

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a monumental impact on the ways we live our personal and professional lives. While lockdown restrictions were very much the focus of our attention in 2020, we’re now slowly making the return to a semblance of the normality we were once accustomed to. Of course, we […]

What is a Non-Surgical Facelift?

As the popularity of aesthetics treatments continues to soar, you may have grown more accustomed to hearing the phrase “Non-Surgical Facelift.” This popular procedure consists of a combination of Botox® and dermal filler injections aimed at combating signs of ageing and promoting renewed, youthful-looking skin. The best part is that an expert aesthetic practitioner will […]

Post-lockdown fatigue? 5 ways to get rid of dark circles

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It may be a few months since we’ve emerged from a nationwide lockdown, but for many of us, it’s taking a little longer than usual to return to feeling like our old selves. Lockdown fatigue is very real, so if you’ve been feeling tired, anxious or stressed, you’re certainly not the only one. One of the […]

Treat yourself this Halloween: Pumpkin Recipes for Rejuvenated Skin

Nights are getting darker and October is drawing to a close, which means only one thing — Halloween is almost upon us! While the colder weather may have us preoccupied with reorganising our wardrobes to keep cosy, we mustn’t forget to switch up our skincare routine and beauty treatments for the autumn, too. With increasing […]

Nefertiti Neck Lifts: Defying Signs of Aging

If you’ve noticed signs of ageing on the lower part of your face and neck, you may be interested in a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that specifically targets this area. A Nefertiti lift is a great alternative to traditional neck lift surgery for those who want a non-invasive and less expensive option. This innovative procedure consists […]

5 Reasons Why Autumn is the Best Time for Botox®

As we reach mid-autumn, it’s clear that the warmer weather is well and truly on its way out, and winter is approaching. Looking towards the festive season, many of us are planning the type of beauty treatments we require to look our very best for the events and get-togethers that come at the end of […]

Why Aesthetics Treatments Should Be Diversified

Injectable treatments such as Botox® and dermal fillers are some of the most popular beauty trends of the last decade. Everyone from celebrities to influencers are taking to social media to showcase the enhancing results of their treatments. Clinics have never been busier, and the list of beauty treatments offered by aestheticians is ever-increasing. Still, […]

Aesthetics vs. Plastic Surgery: The key differences

Although face and body augmentation procedures are more popular than ever before, there is still a level of confusion among the UK public surrounding the differences between aesthetic treatments, plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery. Although both have an end goal of enhancing the targeted feature, there are several distinct differences between the two. This blog […]

Tear Trough Fillers: the Answer to Your Late-Night Escapades!

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Let’s talk about everyone’s new favourite aesthetics treatment: Tear trough fillers! Whether it’s genetics or late-nighters, the so-called zoom-era of virtual meetings and conferences have made many women self-conscious about their under-eye area — with many desperately seeking ‘miracle creams’ to hide dark circles. Tear trough treatments may not be a miracle fix, but they […]

Lip Filler on Love Island: Why Choosing the Right Aesthetics Clinic is Important

As another summer of Love Island draws to a close, one subject has remained a hot topic of conversation for viewers and the general public. The controversy and backlash certain contestants have received due to their cosmetic surgery, Botox®, and lip fillers have been predominantly negative, and the media attention has been frenzied over the […]

When Should I Get Botox® or Fillers – A Guide to Seasonal Impacts on Treatments

Considering Botox® or filler treatments? This decision shouldn’t be taken lightly, and it’s essential to consider several factors before undergoing cosmetic treatment. Selecting a qualified medical professional and a highly-regarded clinic is extremely important, and it’s vital to do your research and attend a consultation before committing to treatment. Another element to consider is the […]

The Latest Beauty Trends Emerging in Aesthetic Medicine

As we’re reaching a sense of pre-lockdown normality, we can finally start to think about all of the treatments we’ve been missing out on or looking forward to trying. While clinics may have been closed, aesthetic treatments have remained a huge talking point, and appointments for filler treatments are filling up fast for the second […]

Lip Fillers Aftercare – How To Care For Your Pout

Lip fillers have become such a popular treatment in the UK that everyone is taking to social media post-treatment to flaunt their new pout. But what about lip filler aftercare? While the procedure itself may only take a few minutes, it’s critical to know what to expect post-treatment and how to take the necessary steps […]

Cheek Filler – Your Next Favourite Filler Treatment

While lip enhancement may have been the most talked-about treatment of the past few years, many people are now getting excited about cheek filler and its wondrous effects. The convenience and contrastingly wallet-friendly cost of non-surgical injectables also means that cheek enhancement surgery is frequently shunned in favour of the filler alternative. So, what does […]

Profile Balancing: What Is It & Where Can You Book?

If you’re looking for a facial aesthetics plan that treats several areas to improve symmetry and overall appearance, then you may have considered profile balancing. It is fast becoming one of the most sought-after treatments for those seeking a beautifully balanced facial profile. Using subtle yet impactful techniques to rejuvenate, shape and proportion the face, […]

Lip Fillers: Why Before and After Pictures Matter

There has never been a higher demand for lip fillers in the UK. Thanks to huge advancement within the field, coupled with the ‘Zoom boom’ of the past couple of years, the number of people seeking lip filler treatments has snowballed. Are lip fillers safe? With the ever-increasing number of stories about botched work or […]