Summer Ready - Four Luxe Treatments We Love

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Often, when I'm heading to the sun, I'll give my nails a break and leave them clean to soak up the vitamin E. If I do opt for a manicure I always go for a Shellac over a Gel - I find it kinder to the nails, and it usually stays chip free for around a week.

Does Thermage Work? A Woman With Problem Skin Investigates

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 22.04.2017 | UK Style
Annette Bette Kellow

As I got better I proceeded to try a variation of treatments- peels, microdermabrasion and seaweed were the cuisine of the day! Much to my annoyance I couldn't see improvement, even after purchasing all the 'luxury' creams. So I decided to scratch below the surface- literally.

Beauty Blogger Claims Semen Facials Give Her Perfect Skin

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Style

Beauty bloggers are known to promote some weird and wonderful skincare tips, but this one definitely takes the biscuit... Meet Tracy Kiss (real nam...

Super-Luxe Irish Spas: The Top Four by Amanda Byram

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Ireland. Land of the Leprechauns, the best Guinness, the friendliest people, Molly Malone, cockles and mussels and U2 to name but a few. And nowadays, home to spa hotels to rival the world's best. Being Irish I am sure you'll think I'm being biased. But if you don't agree, then we will have to roll up our sleeves and scuffle it out like the fighting Irish!

Avoiding the Botox Temptation!

Lauren Riley | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Style
Lauren Riley

I don't know if its just me but it seems like everywhere I turn at the moment pictures of 'perfect people' adorn sides of buses, my Instagram and magazines. Whatever the medium of delivery the thing being sold is perfection.

2015 Is the Year Male Grooming Takes Centre Stage

Ollie Locke | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ollie Locke

The male grooming industry has erupted in the past five years and is now a multi-million pound industry growing by the minute, with areas such as Liverpool, Newcastle, Essex and London taking president over the evolution, presenting an organic cultural advertising campaign showing men how to make themselves look good and still getting the girl.

Tried and Tested, Valmont Facial for Men, the Dorchester Spa

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

I've tried many facials in the past and it's been pretty much the same procedure as it would be for a female clientele. The main difference with some male grooming spa menus is that they swap the natural aromatherapy products for musky scented creams and potions. I guess this swap is supposed to make us feel more masculine - in reality it can be somewhat overbearing.

Five Best Facials in London

Andrea Magrath | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Magrath

London life is tough on the face. Between the city grime, the long, sunless winters, and that constant black film Tube commutes cause, your skin will inevitably go through periods of dull, congested blah-ness.

Five Facials for Problem Skin

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Problem skin can have an incredibly negative impact on the way we feel - prolonged problems can cause low self esteem, anxiety and sometimes, in extreme cases, depression. The last thing we need are false, often expensive, 'quick fix' promises (and there are a LOT of them out there). Can a good facial really help improve problem skin?

Amanda Byram's Australian Retreats: Part One

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

In the lower level of the hotel, the spa is discreet and quiet, and has a magnificent original apothecary display. You feel as though you are Alice in her slightly eccentric Wonderland. The door to your treatment room has an Alice style mirror with the number of your room - the door opens as you approach it, as if by magic!

Five Fundamentals of a Good Facial Treatment

Cari MacLellan | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Cari MacLellan

A facial treatment can have so many benefits when done properly. If you've never been for one before and don't know what to look out for, the advice in this article will be useful.

The Embodiment of Wellness in South London

Ariadna Bakhmatova | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ariadna Bakhmatova

Exploring a new yoga venue in London is always exciting. What will it look like, what kind of vibe will it have, what will be unique about it? What will be on offer?

Spa Spy: Spa and the Golden Mile, Marbella, Spain

Lisa Stokes | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Stokes

As I walk through the doors I almost feel like I'm stepping in to a fabulous fifties film set. Bellboys efficiently buzzing to guests' whims, florists preening fresh fragrant lilies and bartenders shaking up Martinis. It's opulence at its best, the atmosphere is enthralling.