Last month, the government brought in a new law to stop under-eighteens using Botox and fillers for cosmetic reasons in England. But with reports of botched procedures and easy access to products online – is this law enough to tame the industry? And who’s paying the price for beauty? The Times invited Save Face Director Ashton Collins on to the podcast to discuss some of the common themes that lead so many people to fall into unsafe hands and how Save Face’s safety campaign led to the introduction of the Children’s Bill.
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BBC Newsbeat: How to Get Safe Lip Fillers
BBC 1: How Do You Find a Safe Practitioner?
The Times: Complaints About Non-Surgical Cosmetic Treatments Continue to Rise
The Sunday Times - Medics sign off Botox to patients they never see
The Times: Women regret botched lip fillers at home
The Times: Influencers ‘lure teenage fans’ to gambling and surgery sites
The Times: Lockdown Meltdown: the Panic for Plastic Surgery
The Times: Illegal ‘miracle’ weight-loss injections openly sold online
BBC 1 Inside Out - The Demand for Lip Fillers is Increasing But What Are the Risks?
The Times: Instagram pushed nose jobs and lip fillers to 13-year-old
Save Face Investigation Makes Front Page of The Times