News Dr Leah Totton, right, alongside Apprentice mentor Karren Brady

The first cosmetic skin clinic launched by last year’s winner of The Apprentice, in partnership with Lord Sugar, has opened its doors

The pink pound finances new surge in plastic surgery

Survey shows rise in demand for nose jobs, liposuction and male breast reductions in the UK

Cosmetics trade develops worry lines as make-up and plastic surgery sales slump

The cosmetic industry appears to be the latest victim of the recession – for those who wield the knife and those who wield the lipstick.

Breast enlargement ops soar to over 6,000 a year

The number of breast enlargement operations carried out in Britain has increased almost three-fold in five years, a report out today has claimed.

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The diva of the snarky comment, the queen bee of comedy, Joan Rivers is, you sense, a real trouper. After the first airing in Edinburgh of her third theatrical show, A Work in Progress by a Life in Progress, she grants an "audience" to a select, paying few. Genially, she invites us to ask her anything, tell her what we think of the show, and even touch her, as she poses for photos and joshes with a pushy camera crew. For Edinburgh (pronounced Edinbeeaaauuu, as if she's throwing up) she has inserted a few sly references to such Scottish icons as "Rabbie" Burns and Greyfriars Bobby, but the show leans towards Jewish-American life and humour.

Sarah Sands: We have blemishes. The famous have signature moles

Oliver Cromwell instructed his portrait painter, "Warts and all." But then he was never subjected to the same level of facial scrutiny as Sarah Jessica Parker. The removal of a mole from the actress's chin has provoked internet concern. The website Sarah Jessica Parker Looks Like a Horse, which monitors her appearance carefully, was on to it fast.

'I just want the mouth God gave me': Can botched plastic surgery be "undone"?

Courtney Love is not the only one regretting plastic surgery – so many patients are seeking reversals that the procedure has been given a name:'undo-plasty'

Toby Young: Hello. My name is Toby and I am bald. So what's your problem?

Bald may not be beautiful, but at least you look masculine

No time for surgery? Don't worry, executive facelifts are here

Nips and tucks » Radical new operating techniques are aimed at executives who want the knife in a hurry. By Steve Bloomfield

John Walsh: btw

Letter: Surgical `quick fix'

Sir: Changing Faces, the national charity which supports and represents people who have disfigurements to the face and body, welcomes the Government's commitment to tighten the regulation of cosmetic surgery and, in particular, its determination to improve the clinical advice given and to broaden the public information available (report, 24 January).
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