Category: News

Christmas Advent Offers

It’s finally December and the year is coming to an end. The 1st of December can bring joy to many as the countdown to Christmas can begin, in the same way it can also bring out the scrooges among us! As it is now December we are excited to launch our new set of Christmas Advent Offers […]

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Autumn Offers

The leaves are falling, the days are getting chilly and the nights darker and colder which can only mean one thing – Autumn is upon us! But all is not loss – We have just launched our new set of Autumn Offers at The Gatehouse & The Paddocks! 10% off Skin Courses Rejuvenate your skin […]

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New Procedures Available with The Private Clinic Group

New Procedures & Locations Available with The Private Clinic Group We are excited to announce that Aurora Skin Clinics is now part of The Private Clinic Group. This joining has created one of the largest groups of specialist aesthetic clinics in the UK. They have 33 clinic locations throughout the UK, meaning we can now offer you an even broader range […]

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Summer Skin Offers

Our prices are amongst the most competitive in the industry, and our range of innovative treatments are all performed by the most recognised and qualified staff. To make your journey with us even better value, we currently have the following offers available: Save 30% on skin treatment courses* eTwo Sublime (Laser Skin Tightening) eTwo Sublative (Laser Skin […]

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Choosing a reputable clinic is hard, there is certainly no shortage of them out there – but what makes you pick one over another? Why Choose Aurora Skin Clinics? We are led by renowned Plastic Surgeon, Mr Adrian Richards, and have a comprehensive understanding of surgical versus non-surgical treatments All of our aesthetic practitioners are […]

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Vote for us in the My Face My Body Awards!

We were delighted to win ‘Best Aesthetic Clinic‘ at the My Face My Body Awards in 2013, and over the moon to be shortlisted again last year. And now we’re thrilled to say we’ve made it through to the finals yet again! This year, we’re shortlisted in the category of ‘Best Customer Experience’, ‘Best Clinic Team’ […]

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Meet Vicki, our new Aesthetic Practitioner in Northampton

We’re delighted to introduce a brand new member of our growing team! The lovely Vicki Newman has joined us as Aesthetic Practitioner at our Gatehouse Clinic in Northampton. Vicki has bags of experience in the beauty industry, having worked in various aspects of the business for over 8 years. She’ll be offering in-depth skin consultations at the […]

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Silhouette Soft Thread Lift vs Surgical Facelift – a comparison

Are you feeling it’s time to think about a facelift? With so many choices available, you may be unsure whether a surgical or non-surgical option would be best for you. While the surgical facelift has plenty of famous fans, most celebs never admit to surgery. So if a star has a particularly great facelift, we’re […]

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New partnership with Mulberry’s Beaconsfield

Busy times here at Aurora. Following on from our new website launch last week, we’re delighted to announce we’ve some more exciting news. A brand new partnership with Mulberry’s Beaconsfield. We’re always looking for opportunities to introduce ourselves to new people. We’re passionate about skin and the huge difference we can make with safe, natural […]

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Kylie Jenner admits to temporary lip fillers – and UK enquiries rocket

Frankly, we feel a little cheated… We took the youngest Kardashian at her word last year when she insisted her fuller lips were thanks to clever lip liner. But now the world has shifted on its axis. She’s fessed up – it was temporary lip fillers all along. Frankly, the news has left us reeling. If you can’t trust […]

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Dying to be Beautiful – how to stay safe when you have aesthetic treatments

The PIP breast implants scandal of 2010 sent shockwaves around the world.  The news that some cosmetic surgery clinics had used illegal implants filled with mattress-grade silicone cast a shadow over the entire aesthetic industry. It prompted a review by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director of NHS England. His report called for a wholesale review of the training requirements for non-surgical […]

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Is Botox giving the judges their X Factor?

Poor old celebrities. Us mere mortals are free to have all the aesthetic adventures we like without the eyes of the nation examining us for telltale signs. Not so for them. They don’t only have to worry about Colin from accounts noticing they’re a bit puffy. Oh no. Millions of curious eyes are giving them the […]

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Hot beauty trends for 2014

December has been and gone, the temperatures have dipped slightly and everyone is looking forward to a fresh and healthy start to 2014. If, like us, you are conscious of a new year and a new beginning you will be focusing on banishing the party mood and concentrating on looking and feeling the best you […]

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£26,000 payout for nose discolouration after dermabrasion

A man has successfully sued a private hospital in Devon for £26,000 after cosmetic treatment left his nose a different colour and with a mottled appearance. Carl Egonu sought dermabrasion treatment to help re-shape his nose following a career in rugby that had caused it to become misshapen over the years. Dermabrasion is not the […]

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Are there any UK podcasts discussing medical aesthetics?

Cosmetic-courses.co.uk has recently launched a series of podcasts specifically made for practitioners in the medical aesthetic cosmetic market. In these Podcasts  Mr Adrian Richards, Course Director at cosmetic-courses.co.uk discusses and interviews people with specific interests in the field, giving you insights about practice development and patient retention plus how to successfully market your medical aesthetic […]

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What is the best treatment for downturned corners of my mouth?

As we age unfortunately we do tend to loose volume around our mouth particularly in the lower corners on both sides. This can be restored in a natural way with use of dermal fillers. Dermal fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane are natural body substances called hyaluronic acid. These are injected under the corners of the […]

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Are Dermal Fillers safe for long term use?

Dermal fillers such as Restylane, which are composed, of hyaluronic acid are proven to be effective and safe when used over a number of years. Restylane was the 1st hyaluronic acid used and has been used for almost 20 years with a very good safety record. The more modern types of dermal fillers such as Juvederm are […]

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How can Botox help relieve headaches?

It is not certain exactly how Botox injections work to reduce headaches but it is thought that by reducing the muscle tension particularly in the area of the eyebrows that this reduces the trigger for headaches. Many of you will notice that tension in this area caused by over clenching of the muscles can trigger […]

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Announcing Juvederm Hydrate

Allergan have launched an existing new product called Juvederm Hydrate. This is a thin fine product which is particularly useful for hydrating the back of hands and the area between the upper part of the chest. Its effect is to plump the area with  Juvederm Hydrate to produce youthful looking skin and reproducing the fine lines in […]

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Combined treatments with Dermaroller

Dermaroller works really well when combined with other treatments. This is because Dermaroller tends to affect the surface of the skin and when combined with a deeper treatment such as Dermal Fillers or Sculptra the combination, the effects add to each other and reduce a really good results treating these surface and deep areas. I often recommend […]

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Can you Become Immune to Botox?

The answer to this is yes! But it is extremely uncommon. You may not be aware that there are a number of different types of botulinum toxins available currently  in the United Kingdom. These include Botox, Xeomin and Azzalure.

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What muscles cause a frown?

The muscle in the eyebrow consists of a single muscle called Procerus and Corregator muscles. Both muscles originate on the bone and pass upwards attached to the skin.

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Can Botox help my headaches?

The answer to this in most cases is yes! Out of a hundred people with headaches,  treatment to the forehead and frown areas with Botox reduced the severity of headaches in 60 of them. In 40 of the hundred patients Botox completely remove the headaches for a period of approximately 3 months.

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Twitter – What’s the fuss all about

Many of you may have heard of twitter but not realised that it can have benefits for your business. Twitter is essentially a way of communicating in very short messages which have to be below  142 characters.  Many of the companies and individuals in the Aesthetic industry are very active  in twitter and if you […]

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