Tag Archives: Health & Beauty

Workplace wellness – spa days can help cut stress

A new study in the United States has shown that workplace wellness programmes deliver major benefits for companies investing in them. For example, they are a highly effective way of reducing the major risk factors for heart disease by encouraging workers to be pro-active in protecting their own health. This can be achieved through quitting […]

Benefits of a spa break – healthy eating helps combat flu

It’s that time of year again… So if you like to be well prepared for all contingencies, start stocking up on the tissues, invest in a litre of delicately fragranced decongestant and keep the honey, lemon and whisky on stand-by, ready to whip up a swift, restorative hot toddy when the need arises. Yet surely […]

Twilight spa visits

With the recent release of the film “New Moon”, the latest Twilight saga offering, easy-on-the-eye leading man Robert Pattinson has once again been gracing the front pages of newspapers and magazines around the world. Robert is evidently a young man who takes good care of his physique, so it came as no surprise to learn […]

Let’s raise our mugs to beauty treatments

With the trend for nutri-styled cosmetic products looking set to make a big splash, well-known beverage manufacturers Nescafe have recently developed a new product.  The drink, aimed primarily at women, is a new brand of coffee containing coffee (no surprise there then), skimmed milk and… collagen. For anyone not in the know, collagen is the […]

Wii three kings – in search of the perfect Christmas present

If you’re looking for perfect Christmas presents for your family members, your choices will naturally depend on their age, interests and priorities.  And with the UK public resolved to curtail Christmas spending owing to the recent economic upheaval, value for money is going to be a high priority for everyone this year. One family gift […]

Christmas ideas – pampering for parties

You’ve been faithfully watching what you eat and religiously visiting the gym every day for weeks (although it seems more like a lifetime), and at last all your self-denial and self-control have paid off… The zip on the back of your favourite “killer” party dress is no longer stopping stubbornly 10 cms from the end. […]

Give peace and quiet this Christmas – presents for loved ones

Hectic, stressful, exhausting, relentless, high-power, full on…These are just some of the adjectives that are regularly used to describe the frenetic pace of our modern-day lifestyle. That is why it makes perfect sense this Christmas to buy friends and family a gift that will counter the excesses of their everyday lives, giving them a welcome […]