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Did you know… Snacking is good?

Another tip from diet doctor Gillian McKeith “Watch out for the late afternoon and evening slump. If you want to burn fat and prevent your body putting it back on, you must stabilise your blood sugar. In order to do this, you need to eat every two to three hours, which includes healthy snacking mid-morning…

What is Sclerotherapy Treatment?

Non-surgical treatment – Sclerotherapy A commonly performed non-surgical treatment for varicose and “spider” leg veins is Sclerotherapy in which medicine is injected into the veins to make them shrink. The medicines that are commonly used as sclerosants are polidocanol (POL) and sodium tetradecyl sulphate (STS). These detergent liquids can be mixed with air, CO2 or…

What do you know about Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and tortuous. The term commonly refers to the veins on the leg, although varicose veins can occur elsewhere. Veins have leaflet valves to prevent blood from flowing backwards (retrograde). Leg muscles pump the veins to return blood to the heart, against the effects of gravity. When veins…

Have you ever tried… apricot kernel oil

This oil is made from pressing the seeds of apricot. You can use it as a mild salad dressing for a healthier alternative to many of the commercial dressings available but it is equally as good to apply directly to your skin! It is easily absorbed by the skin, which makes it perfect as a…

Did you know… you could be damaging your skin

Everyone says they are good and that they don’t squeeze their pimples but do you really? How about when there is a great big pus-filled juicy one? Do you squeeze it? Chances are probably yes. You know you shouldn’t but you do. The damage you do when you squeeze pimples is enormous. If you have…

Have you ever tried… benzoyl peroxide

This anti-acne ingredient gets deep down into the skin and releases oxygen. Since bacteria can’t live in the presence of oxygen, the bacteria inside skin with acne start to die. And then your pimples go away! It’s a very strong ingredient and should only be used under supervision so make sure to get professional advice…

Did you know… you may be over eating

Our bodies are actually very good at telling us that we are full. Most of us however have taught our body to ignore these preceptors. We have done this by ignoring the symbols our tummy sends to our brain when it wants us to stop feeding it. So how do we fix it? When you…

What’s on at The Beauty Therapy Room?

Annual Holiday Closure – The Beauty Therapy Room will be closed for the Annual Holidays from Tuesday 25th May to Tuesday 1st June 2010. Therefore, if any of our regular or new clients would like to book their appointments with us, we advise you to do so very soon as the appointment availability for the…

Have you ever had a Professional Pedicure in salon?

Everyone knows that it feels nice to get a pedicure. Getting some extra time spent on pampering the toes and legs is always welcomed. Even the polished toenails look wonderful and make you feel so pleased with yourself. There are also physical benefits to getting a pedicure on a regular schedule. During a typical day,…

What do you know about Skin Flora?

The skin flora is the microorganisms (or microbes- organisms that are microscopic: too small to be seen by the naked human eye) which reside on the skin. Most research has been upon those that reside upon the 2 square meters of human skin. Many of them are bacteria of which there are around 1000 species…

Archived Posts

News: April 2010: The Lennox Children’s Cancer Fund In the last two weeks, The Beauty Therapy Room was contacted once more by The Lennox Children’s Cancer Fund and was asked to take part in the “Cuddly Toy Competition”, and we have accepted gladly to help as we do every year. Due to the Financial Crisis…