The Return Of The Aesthetic Medicine Awards & The Judging Panel Revealed

Aesthetic Medicine are bringing back the much-respected Aesthetic Medicine Awards on Friday 20th May 2022. Fairness and objectivity is at the heart of the judging process and the Judging Team will consist of the Aesthetic Medicine editorial team and a panel of industry names. I am delighted to announce I am part of the Judging Panel and look forward to reading through the entries and meeting the finalists. There will be two rounds of judging for each of the 12 categorie

Thank You For Joining Me At CCR

It was great to catch up with so many people at CCR and a privilege to be asked to speak as part of their In Practice Theatre. I covered the tricky subject of investing in capital equipment for your clinic and shared tips and advice on what to look for, how to structure your research and how to avoid pitfalls which result in an expensive mistake! It was great to see all seats taken and people standing at the back to listen. I'll next be speaking at the Wigmore Medical Op

DEKA Masterclass & Private Dining Event

The Aesthetic Consultant®️ worked with leading laser specialists DEKA to plan a Masterclass for existing and new customers to see first had the power of their DEKA SmartXide platform. Delegates were invited to The Royal Society of Medicine for an afternoon of education and live demo before going on to an evening of private dining at Claridge's. For more information and photos of the event, click here or visit the Event Management page of this website. #aestheticmedicine #the

Join Me At AM North Manchester

I am delighted to be part of the business agenda at the upcoming Aesthetic Medicine North in Manchester on Saturday 25th September 2021. I will be on the speaker stage at 1pm talking about how to create a Treatment Menu that not only makes you stand out from the crowd, it also acts as a powerful sales tool to generate more sales. I will be joined by Alex from Web Marketing Clinic who will also highlight ways to showcase your treatments on social media. To find out more cli

AM Live: The Business Workshop.

It was great to finally be allowed back to love conferences and the first this year was Aesthetic Medicine Live at The Olympia on 8th-9th July 2021. The Aesthetic Consultant®️ was invited to talk on the business agenda about the power of networking with fellow business consultant Danny Large. At the last minute Vanessa was asked to stand in for another speaker who couldn't attend and talk about selling in clinic. So with less than a day's notice a brand new presentation was

Launching Sciton In The U.K.

With global laser experts Sciton Inc moving to direct sales in the U.K. it was a privilege to work on their official VIP launch event in Central London in June this year. After a thorough consultation with Sciton about what they wanted from their event, The Aesthetic Consultant® sourced the perfect venue; Aston Martin on Park Lane. Aston Martin is a luxury British brand who hand-build their cars to the highest standards and excel in customer care. Sciton mirrors this with

Fancy Some Sales Tips?

I was interviewed by Authority Magazine about how to sell without seeming salesy. This is always a problem I come across when I meet with my clients. They believe selling is pushy and not what they should be doing. Guess what? Selling the right way is so beneficial to growing your business. People LOVE to buy things that make them feel good, make them look good and solve a problem. As aesthetic practitioners you have the ability to help them, and by using some sold-sales tec

Cope With The Ups & Downs of Business: Published by Enterprise League.

Ever wondered how entrepreneurs cope with the ups and downs of business? Enterprise League did so they approached a number of industry experts to ask their advice and shared their findings with their audience online. Vanessa of The Aesthetic Consultant®️ was one of the experts invited to contribute to this article. Read the full list of tips here and make your life much easier when it comes to coping with the ups and downs of business. #aesthetics #aestheticmedicine #theaes

"5 Things You Need To Know To Create A Highly Successful Private Practice."

Published this month, The Aesthetic Consultant®️ was interviewed by Luke Kervin, Co-Founder of Patient Pop, a practice growth technology platform, for Medium. The interview was designed to gather advice and guidance from industry experts to help their readers create a successful private practice. We discussed how to start your own practice, and what the usual pitfalls could be when starting your journey. The Aesthetic Consultant®️ offered advice on how to get that work-li

Catch The Aesthetic Consultant®️ At SIAB in June

Join myself and a team of business experts on 4th June 2021 for 'Success In Aesthetic Business'. If you're a plastic surgeon, cosmetic doctor or nurse, you can kickstart your aesthetic business by attending this one day fast-track course to insider knowledge and expertise in aesthetics. Led by Mr Dalvi Humzah and Mr Jeyaram Srinivasan, you will learn how to run a successful aesthetic practice, from tax planning and how to protect and invest your money to branding your busin

Interview: How Best To Care For Your Patients When They Are Not Physically In Front Of You.

Check out the recent interview The Aesthetic Consultant®️ did with David Philisten, CEO of Candor for Authority Magazine. We talked about Telehealth Best Practices and I gave advice and guidance on how to get the best out of a remote aesthetic consultation whether it's via telephone or Zoom. It's so important to offer the same level of care whether the patient is in front of you or linked via a video screen, and you also need to understand what type of communicator your pa

Network With Us Wednesday on Clubhouse

Calling all women working in all sectors within aesthetic medicine. Join Vanessa, The Aesthetic Consultant®️ and founder of The Female Aesthetic this Wednesday 17th March at 19.30 GMTon Clubhouse. Vanessa will talk about why she set up The Female Aesthetic, the benefits of forging strong, supportive networks and why the industry as a whole should benefit from networking in this way. If you'd like to drop by and listen in, and/or join in, please follow the link on Wednesday a

A Great Article On Choosing Colours For Your Clinic Branding.

Have you caught up with the latest edition of Aesthetics Journal? There is a fantastic article about choosing colours for your clinic branding by leading industry expert Russell Turner of RWT Creative . The article covers the importance of colours and how powerful they can be when branding your clinic. It's a really interesting read and you can catch up with Russell on the weekly Wigmore Medical Business Webinars every Wednesday at 4.30pm GMT. For a link to the article click

The Female Aesthetic is on Clubhouse

Are you on Clubhouse, the new audio only platform on iPhones? Clubhouse in an invitation-only app that allows you to listen in on various talks and discussions , join in and even set up your own talks. The Female Aesthetic is hosting the first Clubhouse talk of 2021 on Wednesday 17th March at 19.30 GMT. @vanbird will host and to join simply follow this link The talk will cover what was behind the creation of The Female Aesthetic

Get Ready To Re-Open!

It seems likely that 12th April will be the day close contact personal services can re-open for business , and although it may seem a lifetime away, that date will creep up on you far sooner than you anticipate. So here's a handy check list to help you manage your time for efficiently. Revamp your treatment menu. Create new packages, pair up technologies and give your patients a reason to be excited. Take a look at your current patient journey. Can you improve it? (Clue: the

One call does it all.

Ar you looking to get into aesthetic medicine but don't know where to start? Perhaps you have some knowledge but need help sourcing information on devices, skincare and injectables? Maybe you need a recommendation on where to recruit good staff or how to find an effective PR? The Aesthetic Consultant®️ can help. You can arrange a 90 minute video call with The Aesthetic Consultant®️ and discuss your ideas, plans and more in complete confidence, and in return receive experie


WHAT? There's a Lockdown Syndrome? ..... *waits for the panic to subside* O.K. so there isn't an official Lockdown Syndrome, but it's a name I give to what's happening to those aesthetic practitioners who have popped themselves on standby during this third lockdown, waiting until there's a roadmap out of it before they start making plans. Is there anything wrong with waiting? After all, none of us can accurately predict what will happen next. You may be furloughed or home

Success In Aesthetic Business

The Aesthetic Consultant®️ will be attending and speaking at Success In Aesthetic Business on 4th June 2021 at the Crowne Plaza, NEC Birmingham. If you're not yet aware of SIAB and you're a surgeon who wants to develop your aesthetic business, this is the conference for you. You can gain valuable insights on how to set up a successful aesthetic business, learning from industry experts who share their knowledge and experience with you. By attending you can ensure you make th

The Female Aesthetic In Print

Did you spot The Aesthetic Consultant Vanessa Bird talking about the new networking group "The Female Aesthetic" in the November/December edition of The Wigmore Medical News? Vanessa talks about the driving force behind forming The Female Aesthetic and the benefits of networking. To read the article click here. #neworking #theaestheticconsultant #thefemaleaesthetic #wignoremedical #industrynews #aesthetics #aestheticmedicine #news

New Testimonials.

Visit the Testimonial Page to read up on the latest reviews and recommendations of The Aesthetic Consultant® services. New reviews added are from Pietro Simone, the skincare specialist who owns an. aesthetic clinic in Belgravia, has a global skincare brand and is offering exclusive facials in Harrods, Aminah Aboud who recently used The Aesthetic Consultant® Headhunting service and Sean White who has recently opened his new medical aesthetic clinic in London. If you have a t