New Changes in Cosmetic Injectable Advertising Regulations

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In a significant move affecting the cosmetic injections and aesthetic industry, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia announced adjustments to advertising rules surrounding Schedule 4 substances. This decision, communicated through a letter dated January 15, 2024 addresses the use of general terms such as ‘anti-wrinkle injections’ and ‘dermal fillers’ in advertising materials for cosmetic…

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Free Micro-learning Module on New Ahpra Guidelines

Free Micro-learning Module on New Ahpra Guidelines: As of the 1 July, Ahpra’s updated Guidelines for medical practitioners who perform cosmetic medical and surgical procedures came into action. Many Cosmetic Nurses and Dermal Therapists ask, “do these new guidelines impact me or only medical doctors?” The new guidelines are written specifically for medical doctors, though will impact virtually everyone…

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Fillers & Energy-Based Therapies: The Current Landscape Around Combination Use

Fillers & Energy-Based Therapies: The Current Landscape Around Combination Use By Dr Carol Wang, Aesthetic Educator at AACDS Facial ageing is a complex process, and using different treatment modalities to address multiple issues is common practice. Dermal fillers and energy-based therapies (e.g., IPL, laser, and RF) address various skin issues related to facial ageing and…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Women Empowered Fund

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Women Empowered Fund By AACDS Director, April Jorgensen The Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) are pleased to announce their partnership with The Hunger Project Australia for the Women Empowered Fund. The fund was launched last November and has already raised $304,000 to date. From the fund’s name,…

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Careers in Cosmetic Nursing

Careers in Cosmetic Nursing: Which Direction to Take? By Crystie Ettridge RN (Cosmetic Nurse) Over the last decade, the aesthetic profession has seen considerable growth in consumer demand for cosmetic injectable procedures. With more TGA approved cosmetic injectable products available on the Australian market, product cost price remains relatively low so practitioners can meet and…

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Five Professional Certificates to Boost your Career as a Dermal Therapist or Cosmetic Nurse

Five Professional Certificates to boost your career as a Dermal Therapist or Cosmetic Nurse The Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) is a leader in education for dermal therapies and cosmetic nursing and injectables. To compliment these nationally accredited courses we have developed the following professional certificates to further enhance your career potentials and increase…

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