botulinum toxin or cosmetic fillers for children is now illegal under children’s bill

botulinum toxin or cosmetic fillers for children is now illegal under children’s bill

TheĀ Children’s Bill was introduced into the House of Commons in February 2020, the Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) BillĀ goal was to stop the use of cosmetic treatments amongst under 18 children, making it an illegal offence.

This bill was created to safeguard children from the potential health risks of botulinum toxins and injectable dermal fillers, except for assessed medical needs such as hyperihidrosis.

After progressing through the House of Commons the bill, it recently moved to its third and final reading in the House of Lords and has now finally been given Royal Assent, which will come into force later this year.

If you know of a service or business carrying out or offering aesthetic treatments to children under the age of 18, please also know that it is illegal and must be reported.


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