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Nip and tucker; Beauty treatments that'll give you a facelift in your lunch hour.

Byline: Maria Croce

A NEW lunchtime facelift has been launched that's a cut-price version of a treatment loved by stars, such as Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox.

The A-Lift Facial from Nouveau Skin Therapy ( involves small electric currents being passed through probes attached to the skin and is available in Paisley, Glasgow and Edinburgh. But you can also pop out for these in your lunch hour...

Instant hair

TIME: 1 hour EFFECTS: Instant hair with a Bio Skin breathable system which is bonded on to the scalp. Or go for weaves or extensions. PRICE: Hair systems from PS250, weaves and extensions from PS120. WHERE: E: HJO Salon, Glasgow (

India ultrasound facelift

TIME: 45 minutes EFFECTS: Pain-free radio frequency waves gently tighten underlying muscle and skin to tighten jawline, neck and face.

PRICE: PS75 WHERE: La Belle Forme, Glasgow and Edinburgh (

O2 Lift

TIME: 45 minutes EFFECTS: Infuses the skin with oxygen and plant extracts, leaving it radiant and hydrated. PRICE: PS40 WHERE: Fantasia Beauty Boutique and Medispa at the Kingsmill Hotel, Inverness (

Semi-permanent make-up TIME: From 30 minutes EFFECTS: Everything from eyebrows to eye-liner and lip colour are tattooed into the skin with micropigmentation needles. PRICE: From PS100 WHERE: Moya Wren Aesthetics, Glasgow (

Dr Bong's liquid facelift TIME: 30 minutes. EFFECTS: Deep dermal fillers reduce wrinkles and restore natural facial contours. PRICE: From PS700 WHERE: Essence Medical Cosmetic Clinic, Glasgow (

Germaine de Capuccini vitamin C express facial TIME: 50 minutes EFFECTS: Packed with vitamin C's rejuvenating qualities and extracts of Japanese plum ume, this softens out fine lines.

PRICE: PS50 WHERE: Taylor Ferguson salon, Glasgow (

Diamond microdermabrasion TIME: 30 to 55 minutes EFFECTS: This exfoliating tool uses a tiny diamond to leave your skin feeling refreshed, smooth and glowing.

PRICE: From PS30 - PS65 WHERE: Esteem Beauty, Glasgow (tel 0141 334 3254).

Laser resurfacing TIME: 30 minutes EFFECTS: ClearLift laser plumps, tightens and eradicates fine lines without leaving your face red and sore.

PRICE: From PS125 WHERE: La Belle Forme, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Dimples Dimples 1 hour Dimples TIME: 1 hour EFFECTS: A plastic surgeon puts a few stitches in the inner lining of your cheeks to give you Cheryl Cole's look.

PRICE: From PS350 WHERE: La Belle Forme, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Lip enhancement TIME: 45 minutes EFFECTS: Pump up your lips with either injections of filler or a permanent silicone lip implant. PRICE: From PS800 WHERE: La Belle Forme, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Wrinkle-busting budget lotions ALDI'S bestselling anti-wrinkle Lacura Expert range has two new additions. Raid the supermarket shelves for the Expert Eye Gel, PS4.99, and Beautifying Serum, PS4.99. Available in stores while stocks last from August 17.

Brighter nights Brighter nights NICE lighting and soft candles will brighten up the autumn evenings These glass candlestick holders are PS8 from Sainsbury's but look much more expensive.

Non-surgical nose job TIME: 1 hour EFFECTS: This won't change the size of your nose, but it can smooth out lumps using injectable filler and it will also change the shape of nostrils and the tip with Botox. PRICE: From PS350 WHERE: La Belle Forme, Glasgow and Edinburgh (

in Signature facelift TIME: 45 minutes EFFECTS: This face peel is from USA cosmeceutical company Image Skincare and uses plant extracts rich in vitamin C to gently exfoliate and remove the top layers of skin leaving your face looking radiant and revitalised. PRICE: PS55 WHERE: Lyndsay McKay Beauty, Nuffield Health and Wellbeing, Aberdeen (tel 01224 211310). For other clinics go to www.

Is it time to insure your make-up bag? THE average British woman carries PS231 of cosmetics in her kit bag, according to a new survey by

There are a whopping 16 products in the average make-up bag, but only three per cent of women said they would claim on their insurance if it was misplaced or stolen. That's despite 95 per cent saying they would be lost without it.


BIG FAN Jennifer

GLOWING Courteney

APEELING In under an hour your skin will feel revitalised
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
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Date:Aug 11, 2014
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