Entries by Clinic Team


Is it possible to reverse dark circles?

Dark circles under the eyes are among the most common concerns we see at Dr CP Aesthetics. They make us look tired or are a sign of stress, poor diet or illness, although contrary to popular belief, fatigue isn’t typically one of the leading causes. One of the main reasons for dark circles is hyperpigmentation, […]

How best to handle hyperpigmentation

As the temperatures rise and summer beckons, it’s no surprise that May is Sun Awareness month. On 25th May, we also mark International Skin Pigmentation Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness for preventing and treating this common skin concern. Clear, even skin has become the aesthetic ideal in a world constantly bombarded with filtered […]

Why Spring is a time for renewal and rejuvenation

Spring is a time for new beginnings, and recently released US data shows it is also the most popular time for aesthetic treatments. The Aesthetic Society discovered that April to June is the season for giving the skin a spring clean or getting beach body ready. There are several reasons why this time of year […]

Create kissable lips for Valentine’s Day and beyond

The mouth is the body’s most visible erogenous zone, and full, smooth lips signify youth and attractiveness, so it’s no surprise that they are a focal point when romance blossoms. Kissing is often the ultimate test, and one study found that it can be a deal breaker: 59% of men and 66% of women ended […]


Polynucleotides: the science of skin regeneration

Move over, Profhilo; a new injectable is being heralded as a game-changer in aesthetics. Like Profhilo and other skin boosters, Polynucleotides deliver more youthful, radiant skin without changing the face’s shape or movement, which happens with dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections. Furthermore, Polynucleotides have regenerative powers, so they encourage the skin to ‘act’ younger or […]

10 benefits of IV therapy

Are you feeling a bit frazzled after the festive season? Suffering from the January blues? Looking to boost your immune system to ward off seasonal illnesses? Or searching for a quick pick-me-up to support healthy New Year Resolutions. Intravenous therapy, popularly known as IV drips, delivers fluids and essential nutrients such as vitamin C, B-12, […]

The Party Season Countdown: your calendar to party perfect skin

With the festive season almost upon us, you might be wondering which aesthetic treatment will achieve party perfect skin. Let us take away the stress with our beauty countdown, factoring in when you will see your results and what downtime you can expect. Party perfect skin: two months to go! Skin boosters such as Profhilo […]


Award-winning aesthetic clinic

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve just won 2023’s Leading Aesthetic Practitioner for the East Midlands in the Global Excellence Awards from Global Health & Pharma. Launched in 2020, these awards recognise clinics, teams and individuals that are excelling in the healthcare sector. Before starting Dr CP Aesthetics, Dr Claudia Petillon had over 20 years’ […]

The happy drug: 3 surprising uses of botulinum toxin

Although Botox has become synonymous with smoothing wrinkles, it’s had a surprising history and it is still used to treat some serious medical issues. Botox is made from the toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The toxin causes certain muscles to become weakened by blocking the signals from nerves to those muscles. The bacterium […]