Tag Archives: beauty treatment

Romantic weekends away – spa heaven for couples

After twenty plus years of having your life revolve around one or other of your beloved brood, it can be quite a shock when the final chick eventually flies the nest to start a course at one of the UK’s numerous seats of learning. Suddenly, mums and dads, who have devoted much of their time […]

Beauty treatments: talking facial to facial

Many of us give plenty of thought to our face on a daily – and nightly – basis, adorning it with a variety of lotions and potions, but all the while sparing little thought for the facial muscles that lie beneath. So if names such as risorious, zygomaticus and procerus are strangers to you, you […]

Quick slow, slow, slow, slow – life at spa’s pace

My eye was caught, during a speedy online visit to Amazon the other day, by a book entitled “In Praise of Slowness”, in which author Carl Honoré extols the virtues of eschewing the frenetic pace at which many of us live life these days. My fleeting visit was immediately extended by some additional Googling to […]

Stressed out? Massage your cares away at a day spa

If your jaw is almost permanently clenched, your neck taut and your insides tied in an array of knots that would do a boy scout proud, you may well be suffering from the effects of stress. Take heart though: you certainly aren’t alone… Stress is a universal problem and it’s not going to go away […]

Happy spa day – top tips for an enjoyable spa visit

Spas are one of the few remaining places in our hectic, stress-ridden world where we can truly relax – a place where the focus is on slowing down and taking time for ourselves rather than on working harder and keeping everyone else happy. However, that said, with spa visits generally limited to a period of […]

Perfect gifts for girls – spa breaks

Choosing Christmas and birthday gifts for ladies of any age can be a real challenge. There’s always the risk of getting it wrong and buying a present that the recipient isn’t too fond of or – worse still – that she actively dislikes! So once you’ve exhausted the list of usual suspects – chocolates, perfume, […]

Buying beauty treatments online – beauty at the touch of a button

The Internet may not (yet!) have the technology in place to administer virtual facials, but when it comes to buying beauty treatments and spa products, online is undoubtedly the place to be. Recent figures from the US reveal that online sales of beauty products have increased over the past few months, despite the gloomy economic […]