The Dangers Of Untrained Aesthetic Practitioners- Why Training Is Important

In today’s article, Prof. Dr. Morthy, the Course Director of the International Institute of Wellness & Aesthetic Medicine (IIWAM) will talk about an alarming trend that has emerged in the beauty industry – untrained aesthetic practitioners. In this blog, we delve into the perils of untrained practitioners and the importance of certification in ensuring safe and effective cosmetic procedures.

The Problem with Untrained Aesthetic Practitioners

Untrained aesthetic practitioner refers to the alarming phenomenon of individuals offering cosmetic treatments without the necessary training. Without the necessary skills, knowledge, and expertise, these practitioners may employ substandard techniques, outdated equipment, or unapproved products, putting the health and safety of clients at risk. Consumers should be made aware to differentiate between medical doctors and non-medical personnel offering aesthetic treatments.

Dangerous Results That Can Arise From Untrained Practitioners

The consequences of seeking aesthetic treatments from untrained practitioners can be dire. Clients may experience adverse effects, including infections, scarring, or even life-threatening complications. Let’s delve into the dangers of untrained practice:

Health Risks: Untrained practitioners often lack the knowledge and skills required to perform aesthetic procedures safely. This can lead to severe complications, including infections, scarring, and in some cases, life-threatening consequences. Proper training is essential to prevent such risks.

Substandard Results: Untrained practitioners may not possess the expertise to achieve optimal outcomes, resulting in dissatisfaction and potentially harming their reputation. Proper aesthetic training equips practitioners with the necessary skills to deliver excellent results consistently.

Legal Consequences: Operating without proper aesthetic training can lead to legal troubles. Being untrained can result in fines, lawsuits, and even imprisonment.

Damage to the Industry's Reputation: Untrained aesthetic practitioners not only endanger their clients but also tarnish the reputation of the entire industry. News stories of botched procedures and adverse effects can erode public trust, making it harder for legitimate practitioners to build their careers.

The Importance of Aesthetic Training

Now that we've discussed the dangers of untrained aesthetic practitioners, it's crucial to understand why certification is vital for those aspiring to become aesthetic practitioners:

Education and Training: Aesthetic certification programme offered by IIWAM provides comprehensive education and hands-on training. Aspiring practitioners learn the latest techniques, safety protocols, and best practices in the field. 

Skill Development: Certified aesthetic training programs focus on skill development and continuous improvement. This ensures that practitioners are well-prepared to handle the evolving demands of the industry.

Safety and Ethics: Proper Aesthetic training instils a strong sense of ethics and safety in practitioners. It emphasizes the importance of informed consent, patient confidentiality, and adherence to industry standards.

Credibility and Trust: Getting Aesthetic training is a testament to a practitioner's commitment to professionalism and patient safety. It builds credibility and trust with clients, making them more likely to choose certified practitioners for their aesthetic needs.

In conclusion, the dangers of untrained aesthetic practitioners are real and should not be underestimated. With IIWAM’s trusted online international cosmetology course, students receive the necessary theoretical & practical training to become the best in the industry. Remember, getting your Aesthetic training is not to achieve a piece of paper for certification; it's a symbol of trust and expertise that should never be compromised.

About IIWAM Training

It is prudent that all Aesthetic practitioners undergo proper training in Aesthetic Medicine. The practitioner must balance between benefits & risks of the Aesthetic procedure and steps to mitigate complications if they occur. At IIWAM, we call it understanding the procedure, the product, and the patient, and our trainers pay utmost attention to teaching the following topics under the best Aesthetic certification programme:

  • Why is training in Aesthetic medicine important?

  • What are the dangers of untrained practices

  • How to correctly perform an Aesthetic procedure?

  • What are the complications that may arise during an Aesthetic procedure?

  • How to manage risks in Aesthetic procedures?

  • How to manage client expectations in Aesthetics?

  • How to guarantee client satisfaction in Aesthetics?

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About IIWAM Aesthetic Education

International Institute of Wellness & Aesthetic Medicine ( is a private teaching institution that provides International Aesthetic Medical Certification program for Doctors, Dentists, Nurses, Aestheticians, and Spa Owners. Prof Dr Morthy, the course director for the Institute, is a key opinion leader for Aesthetic Medicine in the region, and a trainer for several teaching institutions. 

The International Institute of Wellness & Aesthetic Medicine (IIWAM) has academic affiliations with several countries, including Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, India and Indonesia. With our insignia of “Be Certified & Be Recognized”, the Institute develops knowledgeable, skilled, and confident aesthetic practitioners of international repute. 

IIWAM is the only Institute to have its Programs certified by City & Guilds of London, CPD Standards Office (UK) and  European International University (Paris). IIWAM is also a registered CPD Training provider for Malaysian Medical Association.

IIWAM also offers Cosmetic Procedures and Stem Cell treatment at IIWAM Wellness Centre ( that are safe, effective, and affordable.