The quest for physical perfection, however vacuous, is an unstoppable multi-billion pound global industry. And the most pioneering cosmetic procedures have just been unveiled at an annual conference in Monte Carlo.

Lip contouring that creates plumpness and definition, ways to defeat the dreaded double chin and LED face-masks that promise to turn back the clock are among the latest innovations showcased to industry professionals.

The conference highlights the latest products to hit the world’s cosmetic surgery clinics and predicts the future of enhancement.