'I get Botox on my lunch break'
24 April 2013 Last updated at 00:04 BST
Cosmetic procedures from injections that plump up the skin to breast enlargement have come under intense scrutiny.
A report for the Department of Health in England warns a lack of regulation has led to a "crisis waiting to happen".
It has also attacked companies for putting profits before patients.
BBC News spoke to Karen Rowing, 45, from Essex during a dermal filler treatment on her face - which costs around £600.