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What are Topical Anti-Aging Ingredients?

10 Things about Topical Anti-Aging Ingredients                     With the vast array of high-tech ingredients and the plethora of skin care brands from which to select, it is easy to be overwhelmed by all the choices. Lately skin care formulations are looking more like a supermarket or health food store. The spa market has clearly embraced formulations…

What Causes the Skin to Age?

We are constantly in search of the elusive “Fountain of Youth” and the answer to a common question: what causes the skin to age? While we have yet to find the one magic antidote or fix-all, today we have more insight into what ages our skin and it goes beyond skin deep. There are two…

NEW and IMPROVED Danne Acne Products coming soon!!

The All NEW ACU-SYSTEM from Dr Danne Montague King – This is a unique and innovative approach to home-use acne products. This NEW Acne Range of products is FREE of PARABEN, SULFATE & BENZOYL PEROXIDE. The new range is called DANNE KLEAR ACU-SYSTEM range. DMK ACNE ALTERNATIVES Over the last decade, the Benzoyl Peroxide (BP)…

What are the benefits of Pomegranate?

Pomegranate “The food you eat can either be the safest form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison.” This famous quote, spoken by raw food enthusiast Dr. Ann Wigmore many decades ago, seems truer today than ever. Even as we are continually bombarded with new technologies in health and well-being, there is growing popularity…

The NEW Autumn Colour Collection from Jessica is in Salon!!

JESSICA® Customs Colours  – The Exclusively Formulated Nail Polishes for Natural Nails Recognized as the best in the world JESSICA® offers custom colours with a rich depth of colour that glide on the nail. With JESSICA®, you have the confidence of knowing you are using nail colours exclusively formulated for natural nails, so the polish…

What food can we eat to fortify our Bones?

Super Foods for Your Bones – Strong Bones: Yours to Keep Our bones remain strong throughout young adulthood. As we hit middle age, they slowly begin to thin out. In women, this process accelerates after menopause, but there are ways to put on the brakes. One of the best lines of defence is your diet…

How can we boost our diet?

Boost Your Health with Every Bite of these Lesser-Known Super foods. Even if you’re the poster child for healthy eating, you’ll eventually grow tired of green tea, almonds, and Greek yogurt. And that’s fine, because your local store is stocked with lesser-known super foods that pack a serious nutritional punch—and deserve a spot on your…

What do we know about Vitamin F?

Vitamin F (Linoleic Acid)   It is a vitamin that actually does not fit the standard definition of a traditional vitamin. In fact, it is better classified as a fat – a fat that is absolutely essential to our biological process, but which our bodies do not synthesize. What is this amazing, yet illusive vitamin? It…

What Are the Benefits of Rose Hip Oil on the Face?

Rose hip oil comes from the seeds of a specific variety of rose, “Rosa aff. Rubiginosa” or “Rosa moschata”. A cold-press extraction  method separates the oil from the hips and seeds. The delicate oil needs refrigerated or stored in a cool, dark location to prevent  rancidity. For facial skin care, rose hip oil offers several…

How should we feed our skin to look good?

Feed Your Face: 10 Foods for Better Skin You can’t just shove junk food in your face and expect to have smooth, supple skin. But swap those cheese puffs for a cup of cottage  cheese and you’ll get glowing results. When it comes to your health, the outside reflects the inside. A dull, dry complexion…

What should you do to look younger?

5 top tips to looking younger Trying to fight fine lines and wrinkles? Want your skin to be firmer? Looking to even out your skin tone and soften your skin? Want to protect your skin against sun damage? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then you need to get on…

Time to give your nails a paint job!

Preparation and technique are the keys to producing the perfect set of painted nails. If you take the time and effort, your nail polish will last longer and look more professional. Begin by creating a clean canvas for your polish. Simply wipe each nail with non acetone nail polish remover to remove any oils from…

Are you getting enough Calcium And Vitamin D?

Calcium deficiency: A low blood level of calcium (hypocalcaemia), which can make the nervous system highly irritable, causing spasms of the hands and feet (tetany), muscle cramps, abdominal cramps, overly active reflexes, and so on. Chronic calcium deficiency contributes to poor mineralization of bones, soft bones (osteomalacia) and osteoporosis, and, in children, rickets and impaired…

NEW Offers And Promotions!!!

The Beauty Therapy Room has designed NEW Offers & Promotions for the Autumn  & Winter 2012 Seasons and these offers will be emailed and texted to all our clients, colleagues and friends so everyone can pamper themselves in the preparation for the long and wintery days of this year. Already one of these offers has been…

Are You Deficient in Zinc?

Zinc Deficiency Zinc is an essential mineral that is important for immune function, wound healing, normal taste and smell, and is needed for DNA synthesis. Zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence.  •Zinc is a co-factor in DNA and protein synthesis and cell division. It is believed to be important…

Unexpected Short Closure due to a Family Bereavement!!

The Beauty Therapy Room will be CLOSED for BEREAVEMENT IN THE FAMILY from THURSDAY 6th SEPTEMBER UNTIL TUESDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2012. We will resume work on the morning of WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2012 as per our normal working hours (stated above). Therefore for any booking of treatments with us, please make sure that you contact…