Spa Treatments To Soothe Your Hayfever

While summer brings all the joys of warm weather sunshine and flowers in full bloom, hayfever can soon prevent you from enjoying it fully at this time of year.   Constant runny nose, itchy or swollen eyes can soon take their toll on your appearance as well. While there are plenty of drugs available to treat this annoying allergy, many don’t always work.   The best way to deal with hayfever is…

Is Botox Going Out Of Fashion?

Reports in the Beauty press this week are talking about a Botox backlash as unpleasant side effects like the ‘frozen face’ and ‘wind tunnel’ effects of the treatment are rejected in favour of treatments such as fillers.  While Botox is a highly effective treatment if you want to reduce wrinkles alone, ageing is about far more than lines on the face. As most cosmetic doctors will tell you, the late…

Simple Beauty Tips to Help You Look Your Best For Summer 2016

Summer is (almost) here and it’s time to ditch those thick winter moisturisers, bring out the sunscreen and have a look at these summer beauty tips which will have you looking Beautiful for summer 2016.    Do use moisturiser  While everyone is telling you to use sun cream even on cloudy days, it is also important to keep your skin hydrated as well. Moisturiser will not only protect your skin from damage and sunburn but…

3 Must Have Summer Spa Treatments

Spa treatments are a must in the winter months and they can also be a pleasurable part of the summer months too if we consider their revitalising effects on our health and vitality.   Facial   You may be wearing your high SPF sun cream as dermatologists advise but the skin is one of the most sensitive areas of the body when it comes to your skin and if you spend a…

Tips On Preparing Yourself For Bikini Wax

It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to going to the beach or maybe jetting off for a summer holiday in some exotic location. While this means pleasure there may also be a bit of pain needed in the form of a bikini wax before you go. So here are some tips on minimising the discomfort.   Discomfort is probably a better word to use than pain these days. Even…

Easy Tips for Glowing Skin This Summer

Let’s face it, we all tend to look healthier in the summer when the sun’s rays provide those extra vitamins we all need to keep us full of vitality. The downside is, the sun’s rays can be harmful to the skin as can hot, dry weather. You could try all or any of these tips this summer to make sure your skin stays radiant.   Wear plenty of sunscreen   90% of wrinkles…

Is Your Moisturiser Making Your Skin Dry Up?

It may sound counterintuitive, but moisturisers can in some cases make skin problems worse including hampering your body’s natural ability to moisturise itself.   Most people are aware of the positive benefits of moisturiser and most people will spend a fortune over their lifetime on trying to make skin stay young looking. However recent studies have found that the traditional twice daily routine of adding moisturizer can result in lazy skin…

How To Make Your Makeup Last Longer

It’s all very well applying makeup but if it doesn’t last, then it can defeat the purpose of your hard work. So with this in mind here are our top tips to make your makeup last even in the more extreme everyday environments you are likely to find yourself in.    Preparation for lasting makeup starts in the morning. The first thing to do is wash your face with a mild…

Does A Massage After Exercise Help Your Immune System?

The benefits of massage are well-known. It has been used as a therapy for thousands of years remains popular even today. Research is still ongoing into how a massage can improve health in individuals and one of the more interesting studies has looked at the affect on the immune system of massage after exercise.   You will often hear about elite athletes having regular massages after playing sports such as football to aid…

Beauty Doesn’t Need To Be Painful

Staying beautiful can mean enduring a bit of pain depending on how extreme your treatment. A recent confession by the actress Gwyneth Paltrow shows that some people are willing to endure more than most in their pursuit of perfect skin.   Gwyneth Paltrow, who was recently in the news for her divorce from Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin, has launched her own skin care products and during an interview with the…