Lorna Bowes is an experienced business owner, retired aesthetic nurse prescriber and trainer, having worked in aesthetics since the early 1990s and in dermatology prior to that. With extensive experience of delivering aesthetic procedures as well as an in-depth understanding of the global aesthetic medical market, she trains and lectures regularly on procedures and business management in aesthetics. Lorna specialises in cosmetic and medical skincare, treatments and peels. Lorna was a founding member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses and a Consulting Editor to the Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, and she is the CEO of leading professional skincare distribution company AestheticSource. Lorna loves leading the team, watching the ‘family’ develop, stretching their skills and working closely with the company’s customers with a focus on trust, authenticity and passion, to support business growth for partner clinics in aesthetics and beauty.
Lorna Bowes examines the concept of glycation and reviews the evidence behind various topical ingredients shown to inhibit accumulation of Advanced Glycation Endpoints (AGEs)
Aesthetic nurse Lorna Bowes and consultant dermatologist Sandeep Cliff detail the importance of understanding the role and properties of moisturisers when recommending products to patients
Balsam Alabassi and Lorna Bowes explain how sunscreen works to protect skin from UV radiation
The concept of skin treatments is certainly not new, stories of peeling go back to the time of Cleopatra in Ancient Egypt, while Ayurvedic skincare and medical traditions can be traced back 5,000 years in South Asia and India.
Aesthetic nurse prescriber Lorna Bowes details the role of hydration in healthy skin
Aesthetic nurse Lorna McDonnell Bowes explores how to build trust, passion and authenticity in an aesthetic business
Aesthetic nurse Lorna Bowes presents a detailed history of the science behind SPF and how sun protection became so vital