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Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures: Children

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 6798, tabled on 22 January 2020

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, if she will take steps with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to bring forward legislative proposals to introduce a legal minimum age for cosmetic fillers.

Answered on

28 January 2020

The Government is committed to improving the safety of cosmetic procedures.

The Department for Health and Social Care is currently working to review and improve industry standards of practice and provide clear information for consumers to make informed choices about cosmetic procedures.

This work includes an assessment of the health risks and psychological impact of current access arrangements to injectable cosmetic procedures by children and young people.

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Women and Equalities