Despite the gloomy financial outlook, beauty is bucking the trend and weathering the recessionary storm well. As long as we have skin to indulge and lips to paint, the future of the beauty economy will be bright, writes Bella Blissett
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder but, in our image driven society, beauty plays a huge role in how we feel about ourselves and others. Beatrice Aidin explores how our concepts of beauty have changed over time and asks if there is a formula for what makes a face beautiful?
One of the best ways to safeguard yourself is finding a practitioner who is experienced and properly trained in the procedures they are performing. But what qualifications should you be looking for? Leah Hardy reports
Both the traditional tobacco sector and the smoking cessation market are being challenged by the e-cigarette, while regulators are struggling to define this fast growing new product and develop controls, as Simon Brooke discovers
Technological innovation is transforming the cosmetic dentistry industry. So will this negate the need for practitioner creativity or challenge dentists to further their level of dexterity? Bella Blissett unravels the relationship between the two and discovers what the future holds for the patient