Cautions about Laser Surgery, Botox and Hair Removal

There are many new and popular beauty treatments – but as the methods used to make us more beautiful get more hi-tech, do the risks increase with them? Laser Facial Resurfacing This is when a cosmetic surgeon uses a laser to destroy the surface layer of your skin, which in …

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Beauty & Spa Treatments in Pregnancy: What to Avoid

Pregnancy is one of those times when you really need to take the weight off of your feet, and be pampered. Being stressed isn’t good for baby – so what better excuse than being pregnant for some nurturing me-time. There are some things you’ll need to consider if you want …

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The Law Relating to Body Piercing and Tattoos

Having a tattoo or a body piercing is a big decision, and in a lot of cases, a permanent one. Until recently, the laws applying to tattoos and body piercing were sketchy to say the least, and it could be hard to tell who was reputable and who to avoid. …

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Getting a Tattoo Removed

You wouldn’t be the first and you certainly won’t be the last person to decide that perhaps a tattoo which was hastily done in your youth is now surplus to requirements. It’s possible to remove an unwanted tattoo, although some methods are more successful than others. A lot will depend …

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Anti-Ageing Solutions and Treatments: Are they Effective?

We’re all searching for the ever-elusive fountain of youth. If nothing can actually turn back the clock, we at least want to look younger. But do any of the lucrative anti-ageing beauty treatments actually work? Fill Your Face Fillers are a popular way to stave off wrinkles – and the …

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Do Weight Loss & Cellulite Treatments Work?

Losing weight is probably one of the most effective, if not the only proven cure for cellulite. But weight loss can be a bit of a holy grail in itself, so what can you do if you feel that your pins need a spot of perfecting before you let them …

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Essential Beauty Salon and Spa Tips

Everyone goes to a spa, or salon, to pamper themselves. You want to leave feeling refreshed and relaxed, not worried that you did the wrong thing! Here are a few tips – the niggling little questions you always wanted to ask but somehow never managed to… So, What Should I …

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Spray Tanning Information

Everyone likes to look tanned, but for some people a natural tan just isn’t possible, and with scare stories about skin cancer due to sun exposure or sun beds, the lure of the fake bake sunless tan is appealing. One session of airbrush tanning is said to be equivalent, colour …

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How to Tell if your Salon or Spa is Clean and Safe

When you book a spa or a salon visit, you expect to leave relaxed, having been spoiled and beautified by attentive therapists in a tranquil, calm environment. You don’t want to leave with a nasty infection or feeling slightly soiled…so what should you look for to make your experience squeaky …

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Advice on Budget Nail Bars and Mobile Nail Treatments

Budget nail bars have been springing up all over the place in recent years, with the popularity of nail art and affordable manicures hard to resist. But at the same time, horror stories of nasty fungal infections – and worse – are still doing the rounds. What are the things …

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