Cosmetic surgery is booming but many anti-ageing experts believe the holy grail of youth is not about cutting and splicing but about hormone therapy. Not the old HRT, one-size-fits-all – but bioidentical or ‘natural’ hormone therapy. It’s said to make you look and feel younger, sexier and more energetic. Many are calling it the ‘new Botox’. But what’s the truth about this new therapy? Is it as good as it sounds? More to the point, is it safe? An investigation into the brave new world of hormones includes how to tell whether your hormones might be out of balance. Something every woman over thirty needs to read.