Clare McLoughlin

Cosmetic Nursing

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Clare McLoughlin has been a general nurse since 1988 and is an Independent Nurse Prescriber and advanced procedure aesthetic nurse and trainer with more than 18 years experience in the aesthetic field.

As a recognised aesthetic trainer, Clare is known for her professional approach and skill in the field of aesthetics and has appeared on a number of television programmes performing injectable aesthetic treatments.

After working as a practitioner for Transform Medical group 2001-2003, Clare started her own business - Appearance Based Medicine Ltd - in 2004, to enable her to provide the highest level of patient care and satisfaction.

Clare has been an advanced techniques trainer in Botulinum toxin treatments and Skin fillers for National Cosmetic Courses since 2004.

As well as training other Healthcare professionals in this field, Clare is a member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) and British Association of Sclerotherapists (BAS).

Clare works in association with Cosmetic Surgeon, Mr Adrian Richards; Dermatologist Dr Ravi Ratnavel; and Mr Philip Coleridge Smith, Vascular Surgeon and President of the British Association of Sclerotherapists.

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The rise (and forthcoming fall!) of the discount aesthetic procedure

You’ve all seen emails with non-surgical aesthetic procedures offered at bargain basement [...]
Why DO wrinkles appear

Why DO wrinkles appear?!

As we age, the production of elastin and collagen – the main structural proteins in tissue that [...]
Enhance your innate masculinity

Enhance your innate masculinity!

Cosmetic treatments and aesthetic procedures have long been associated with a predominantly female [...]

Radiesse Jaw Contouring – new male treatments

It used to be that invasive surgery was your only option if you were unhappy with certain facial [...]

It’s never too early to start thinking about your skin!

Life is busy.  Every day there are 101 things to be thinking about, and it's easy to put your [...]

It’s NOT as spooky as it sounds! PRP Therapy / The Vampire Facelift

With Halloween just around the corner, and pumpkins, ghosts and ghouls already filling the [...]

Autumn – it’s the perfect season for an Aesthetic Treatment!

Summer is fading and Autumn is approaching - this is the time for digging out your warm clothes [...]

Fire and Ice Facial for a more radiant complexion

As we get older, our skin’s ability to shed old skin cells effectively is reduced and [...]

The Symptoms of Skin Ageing

As we age, our skin changes - over-exposure to the sun, plus damage caused by other external [...]

Introducing our fab new treatment – Profhilo!

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Harness the power of Vitamin C!

The chances are you’ll know something about Vitamin C - even if you don’t know anything else [...]

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty… What exactly is it?

Well, did you see the Non-surgical nose job being carried out live on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ [...]

UVA and UVB exposure ‘speeds up’ the visible signs of ageing …

Welcome to Spring!  As the glorious British Spring Weather is currently battering the daffodils [...]

Tips on Skincare whilst undergoing treatment for Cancer

I've been thinking again about the #UniteForCancer campaign that was widely promoted last [...]

Are you getting married this year – here are some pre-Wedding Skincare Tips!

Congratulations! What an exciting time for you. If you’re arranging a Wedding for [...]

A vote of ‘no confidence’ for trainers of non-medical Beauticians

Last week, at a conference run by the Journal of Aesthetic Nurses, the Medical Aesthetic [...]

Tudor beauty tips … these ones really are best left to the history books!!

Sometimes, after a hard day at work, a simple beauty routine like ‘cleanse’ and [...]

Trust Me, I’m a Nurse!

Did you see the results of Ipsos Mori’s annual ‘Veracity Index’ in the news recently [...]

5 Tips for More Radiant Skin in 2017!

2017 is fast approaching, and bringing with it the dreaded New Year’s Resolutions! We’re [...]

Is beauty really in the eye of the beholder?

On a daily basis, I work with a number of lovely ladies and gentlemen who seek to refresh their [...]

New Treatment Plans

We have recently put together a range of new ‘treatment plans’ for our Appearance Based [...]

Love the Skin you’re In!

Unfortunately, life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows – and the culprit is a psychological [...]

Dermapen Micro Skin Needling – the Science behind the treatment

Many of the treatments offered at Appearance Based Medicine are fairly self-explanatory: Dermal [...]

How much does my lifestyle affect my skin?

The texture and appearance of our skin isn’t just influenced by how well we cleanse and the [...]

Microdermabrasion – What is it? What does it do?

Microdermabrasion – What is it? What does it do? Microdermabrasion is a popular treatment at [...]

Demystifying your lotions & potions – Retinol

Demystifying your lotions and potions! Retinol For many, reading the label on the back of our [...]

Is it true that being out in the sun can ‘speed up’ the appearance of lines and wrinkles?

Question: Is it true that being out in the sun can ‘speed up’ the appearance of lines and [...]

Dermalux LED Light Therapy – the science behind the treatment

Dermalux LED Light Therapy – the science behind the treatment When patients come to Appearance [...]

Stay ‘Sun Safe’ this Summer – and enjoy your holidays!

Stay ‘Sun Safe’ this Summer – and enjoy your holidays! As the temperature rises, most of [...]

Your Skin in Safe Hands – Regulations in the Aesthetic Field

Regulations also affect certain non-surgical aesthetic procedures … You may have read in [...]

What is the PDO Threadlift / Fine Thread Contouring?

What is the PDO Threadlift / Fine Thread Contouring? Recently, a couple of my patients very [...]

Are you getting married this Summer?

Are you getting married this Summer? If so, I’m sure that you have already booked your hair and [...]

What should patients expect from a Pre-treatment Consultation for Aesthetic Treatment?

Clare McLoughlin is an Independent Nurse Prescriber and Advanced Procedure Aesthetic Nurse and [...]

Review and Renew your Skincare Regime!

The Spring is a fantastic time to review and renew your skincare regime, particularly if you’ve [...]

Cancer & Skincare

We’ve just had World Cancer Day earlier this month, and it made me reflect – I’m sure along [...]

VIP Patient Rewards App launched

We're excited to announce the launch of our Appearance Based Medicine VIP Patient Rewards [...]

How comfortable do you feel within your own skin!?

Is Acne getting you down? Are you looking for a non-invasive treatment for fine lines and [...]

What should I expect from a Botox Consultation (as published by #SAFETYINBEAUTY)

Clare McLoughlin is an Independent Nurse Prescriber and Advanced Procedure Aesthetic Nurse and [...]

How and where can Dermal Fillers help?

How and where can Dermal Fillers help? Here at Appearance Based Medicine, we have three main [...]

Avoid the dreaded ‘Gift-Face’ this Christmas!!

Have you heard of ‘Gift-Face’? It’s an involuntary grimace-type smile displayed by a friend [...]

INTRAcel – Reduces signs of ageing

INTRAcel – Innovative, Proven Technology, Reliable Results, Reduces signs of ageing: - [...]

Botox – Five things you should know

At Appearance Based Medicine, we carry out a wide variety of non-surgical medical procedures, from [...]

Marlow-based Company are Finalists at the Prestigious ‘My Face My Body’ Aesthetic Awards

Appearance Based Medicine, Facial Rejuvenation Specialists based in Marlow, are extremely proud to [...]

Appearance Based Medicine feature in Henley & Marlow Lifestyle Magazine

Did you spot Appearance Based Medicine in the latest edition of the Henley & Marlow Lifestyle [...]

Are you stuck for a present for your darling!?

Need some ‪Christmas gift inspiration? How about some Appearance Based Medicine Gift [...]

Are you forgetting YOU this Christmas?

I’d love to help you to look even more radiant and glowing just in time for the party [...]

We’re proud of our revolutionary iS Clinical Skincare products!

At Appearance Based Medicine, we constantly strive to be at the very forefront of non-surgical [...]