Detox

Beauty Detox - Tips to Spring Clean Your Skincare and Beauty Routine

Katy Hull | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Style
Katy Hull

As we've kissed goodbye to the winter months - apart from the very random snow storms recently. We've stepped into all things spring. New life is appearing in all forms. We have beautiful blossom on the trees, bluebells, daffodils, green leaves and the appearance of brighter sunshine and longer days.

Detox in Deutschland: Buchinger Wilhelmi, Uberlingen, Germany

The Spa Spy | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

I'm no stranger to fasting: I've tried hippyish water fasts in Thailand, juice fasts in Devon, and the Mayr cure (yogurt and copiously-chewed bread) in Bavaria. But I've never experienced this degree of thoughtfulness and support, and that's what makes the Buchinger Wilhelmi the natural choice for first-time fasters.

Girls That Have Their Lives Together Don't Exist

Beth Hurst | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Beth Hurst

It's hard being a young girl these days. Someone always has a better instagram than you, with more pictures of detox smoothies that have more likes than your profile has put together. It seems that everyone else is exercising more, is doing better career wise than you, and has perfect hair while they do it.

Spring Forward? Or Fall Back

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

The truth is, even when we nail the art of non-drinking, the ground beneath us is never guaranteed to be steady. People still leave us in various ways. The shifting components of our life we have no control over still keep moving, at whatever pace they choose to.

Chilean Retreats: Alto Atacama

The Spa Spy | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Situated bang smack in the middle of the Atacama desert in Northern Chile, it would be easy to describe the Alto Atacama hotel as an oasis, as it offers welcome and luxurious respite from what NASA has stated to be one of the most arid climates on the planet.

Is Our Obsession With Being Healthy Becoming Unhealthy?

Esther Dark | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Esther Dark

Celebrity fans such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley are just a few of the Bone Broth evangelists who argue that the popular liquid diet can transform your appearance, improve health and revitalise energy levels. The Bone Broth programme founded by Tim Connor is just one of the new health food, clean eating regimes which is attracting a lot of admiration. ..

What Happened When I Tried Celeb Health Guru Madeleine Shaw's Diet And Fitness App

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

By the end of January, those who have hit the diets or detoxes hard will be in two camps. They've either found a way to maintain a healthy lifestyl...

Jennifer Ellison Treated By Medics On 'Sugar Free Farm' Detox

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The sugar-free craze may be well established among the clean-eating crowds, but now celebrities are jumping on board as part of new 3-part series 'Sug...

I Spent A Week Living Like Gwyneth Paltrow And This Is What Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gwyneth Paltrow is a mystery. A riddle inside an enigma. Just how does the 43-year-old actress defy all laws of time and gravity without breaking an o...

Digital Detox: Brenners Park, Baden Baden, Germany

The Spa Spy | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The Romans knew a thing or two about spas. The thermal waters and spa towns they used are still flocked to thousands of years later by people looking for everything from a hardcore health fix to a chance to rejuvenate and relax, and Baden Baden is no exception.

Balinese Retreats: The Mulia, Mulia Resort and Villas, Bali, Indonesia

The Spa Spy | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Before arriving at The Mulia, I have to confess I didn't know what to expect, I had heard that it was massive and wondered how a resort so large could pull off a luxury service. On our approach to the resort seeing the building looming in the distance I thought perhaps this wasn't the right fit for The Spa Spy.

Women Are Putting Herb-Filled Balls Into Their Vaginas To 'Detox Their Wombs'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women are inserting small herb-filled balls into their vaginas to detox their wombs. The 'herbal womb detox pearls' are designed to "cleanse the w...

Six Spa's Around the World you Need to Visit in 2016

Tilly-Jayne Kidman | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tilly-Jayne Kidman

Hopefully 2016 will see me take some more downtime, I've been spending a little bit of time (ok a lot but I'm a blogger!) each evening undertaking research for some of the best spas around the world to unwind. Here are my findings I thought I'd share with any fellow busy folk who are looking for somewhere to escape from the everyday rat race....

The 2016 Digital Detox

Jemma Moran | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Tech
Jemma Moran

What's the first thing you do in the morning? Is it make a coffee, hug your spouse or check your smartphone? I'm guessing it's the latter. After all, the average person checks their phone 85 times a day, receives just over 100 emails and spends around three hours actively using the internet - so you'd probably need to get going with all of that from your first waking moment.

9 Beauty Products To Help You Hide A Hangover

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Style

Just in time for the New Year's Eve aftermath, we've got your back with the best beauty buys to help you on your way to looking and feeling socially a...

Five New Years Resolutions For Your Skin

Cat Neligan | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Neligan

With the holiday season nearly over and a long month ahead of 'detoxes' and 'fresh starts', it can be easy to forget our largest organ. Adults walk around with two square meters of skin (!) and it's one of the first places to show the results of our overindulging.

Rugby Player 'Detoxes' Using Cupping Therapy, But Does It Really Work?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you hear the word "detox", green juice is usually the first thing that springs to mind. But New Zealand rugby player Sonny Bill Williams prefe...

Vogue Wants You To Start A 'Pre-Festive Cleanse' And People Aren't Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Vogue have well and truly rained on the Christmas parade, by suggesting its readers go on a cleanse before the holiday season arrives - and Twitter ar...

Country Retreats: Yoga and Wellness at the Spread Eagle, West Sussex

The Spa Spy | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

At a manageable two days and one night the mini retreat is a bid to restore and relax through breath work and yoga, located just an hour and a half outside of London in the beautiful landscape of the South Downs.

Space-Age Spas: Lanserhof Tegernsee, Bavaria, Germany

The Spa Spy | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Devotees swear that a ten-day stay at a Mayr clinic leaves them several kilos lighter, fresh-faced, well-rested and miraculously rid of any rashes, bodily aches or stomach rumblings, but there was a resounding complaint: the decor.

Hot Water With Lemon Could Be Ruining Your Smile

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Style

Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé and countless others swear by it, but drinking hot water with lemon in the morning could be playing havoc with your teeth. ...

Should You Exercise While Detoxing?

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

No matter what form of aerobic exercise you undertake, it is best to keep it at a moderate level and you should look to focus on your breathing. If your breathing becomes short and gasping, you should stop immediately.

Could Using This Popular Detox Drink Get You Pregnant?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A popular detox brand favoured by the likes of Michelle Keegan and Ashley Tisdale has come under fire, after a number of women drinking the tea have f...

Why Is Detoxing Good for You - The Three Phases of a Successful Detox

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

For the detoxification process to work, there is a need to ensure that the right nutrients are utilised. Many detoxification process are not suitable or effective because they lack the appropriate nutrients needed to complete the three phases of the detoxification process.

Thai Retreats: Kamalaya, Koh Samui

The Spa Spy | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The spa at Kamalaya is set amongst an abundance of nature. Treatment rooms are little thermoses overlooking the beach. Evening treatments are a bonus as they allow you to watch the sun set over the ocean just as you open your weary eyes to reality again. Kamalaya's main focus is on your mind, body and soul.