» February 11st 2020:

Revealed: beautician procedures leaving customers burned and scarred

Dozens of people a month are complaining about botched mole and skin lesion removalsBotched mole removal: ‘They looked worse – they kept growing back’Rogue beauticians are leaving customers burnt and scarred when removing moles and lesions, as well as missing potential signs of skin cancer, in a trend that has prompted serious concerns from doctors.Dozens of patients a month are complaining about their treatment by beauty therapists, hairdressers and nail technicians who have removed blemishes from their skin, the Guardian can reveal. With the NHS rarely performing cosmetic procedures for aesthetic reasons, there are concerns that staff with no medical training are instead performing potentially dangerous, invasive procedures. Continue reading...

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