Regulation isn’t a bad thing, but are they going about it in the right way?

There is no question the aesthetics industry needs to be regulated – in fact there’s a strong argument to say regulation should have started long before now.

However, are the authorities in Scotland going about it in the right way? Starting with the healthcare professionals already in the industry seems like taking the easy option rather than tackling some of the unethical practices that are undoubtedly out there. This recent piece in The Herald online asks the question.

We all want value for money in life, but the cheapest isn’t always the best. When it’s your own body and health that’s on the line surely there has to be a value in dealing with professionals who are properly trained and subscribe to their own list of ethics, regardless of whether the industry is regulated or not?

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