Beauty and spas in London: things to know before you go
If you’re struggling to decide where to use your beauty and spa vouchers in London, we’ve answered some of your top questions here.
Believe it or not, you can find calm in the heart of London. There are plenty of prestigious beauty and spa venues in London where you can escape the madness of the city centre. These include:
Rasul mud treatments are designed to reinvigorate the skin and enhance wellbeing. These traditional Arabian treatments – one of the latest London beauty and spa crazes to sweep the capital – are usually carried out in a steam room or sauna to combine the health-enhancing properties of heat, mud and steam. The heat and mud combine to draw out impurities and toxins from your skin, while the treatment can also help you relax and leave you feeling refreshed.
Shellac and gel manicures are essential the same thing: nail polishes that use UV light. Shellac is a brand of nail polish produced by Creative Nail Design. Both Shellac and gel manicures can be found at nail salons across London. Both deliver similarly impressive results – lasting around two weeks once applied.
Unlike regular nail polish, Shellac and gel manicures can be much harder to remove – especially gel, which often involves chipping away the top layer before soaking your nails in acetone. When your colour starts to chip, you might want to visit a salon for a touch-up or to have the gel removed by a professional.
There are many highly-rated massage therapists across the capital. Here are some highly rated treatment centres north and south of the Thames:
Sometimes the most unexpected things make the biggest differences. Over the years I’ve come across many beauty tips that have seem quite strange and unusual. Here I am about to share five of my favourite rather strange beauty tips.
It’s a dream to be immune from the effects of the icy cold weather and have flawless and dewy skin. Maybe for some this may be possible but for the majority of us that suffer from thirsty skin and cracks in the skin barrier due to the dry and cold outsides and the indoor heat that only remains a dream. However not all is bad thanks to the beauty industry we now have everything it takes to have a moist and healthy looking winter.
When it comes to party make-up for the festive season, one look that you can not go wrong with is smokey-eye. However achieving a smokey eye look is not always the easiest thing to do. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to achieve the perfect smokey eye for a party-ready look.