Inquiry into aesthetic non-surgical cosmetic treatments
The APPG launched an important year-long inquiry into aesthetic non-surgical cosmetic treatments to investigate how standards for undertaking and advertising treatments such as botulinum toxins or similar anti-wrinkle injectables, dermal fillers, polydioxanone (PDO) threads and cogs, should be improved to support the beauty and aesthetics industry and protect public safety.
The Group ran a 6-week call for written evidence in June 2020 and invited witnesses to give oral evidence in its inquiry.
On Wednesday 21st June, the APPG published its concluding report and recommendations for Government
Terms of reference:
- Review the scope and scale of non-surgical cosmetic treatments in the UK.
- Procedures within scope of this inquiry are botulinum toxins or similar anti-wrinkle injectables, dermal fillers, polydioxanone (PDO) threads and PDO cogs.
- Assess the adequacy of the regulatory and legislative structures and training around non-surgical cosmetic treatments in the UK.
- Review the case for registration of practitioners.
- Consider the media and consumer environment for products.