Sunbeds: How Safe or Unsafe are They?

Using sunbeds seems to be the latest in a long line of things people like to do that the media tell us arwe shouldn’t. Shocking statistics from Cancer Research UK revealed that the risk of skin cancer from sunbeds has almost tripled in the last decade because the average sunbed …

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Allergic or Adverse Reactions to Beauty Treatments

You’ve been looking forward to your spa visit for weeks, and you don’t want to ruin a good thing by having a reaction to one of the products. How likely is it that your pampering session will end in an itchy disaster…or worse? If You Don’t Know – Ask! If …

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Spa Pools and Hot Tubs: Health, Safety and Hygiene

Most spas have an area dedicated to hydrotherapy, and as its name suggests, hydrotherapy should be good for you! A swimming pool, and a Jacuzzi style spa pool are found in most spas, and it’s likely that you’ll want to try them out. What do you need to know before …

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Your Rights if a Tattoo Procedure Goes Wrong?

Tattoos are for life, and although that’s a very obvious thing to say, it goes without saying that if yours goes wrong, it’s a very expensive mistake to make. Not to mention a permanent one. Before you have anything tattooed, check to make sure that the person you want to …

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Choosing a Reputable Tattoo Parlour or Shop

Seventy-five percent of the UK people who have tattoos end up wishing that they hadn’t according to a study by the British Journal of Dermatology in 2003. Of course, many of these people might just have changed their mind afterwards, and there isn’t much that anyone can do about indecisiveness. …

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Body Piercing – Choosing a Body Piercing Professional

Body piercing is fashionable at the moment, and piercing is available in specialist studios as well as some hairdressing salons and tattoo parlours. If you’ve decided to take the leap and have a piercing, there are things you should look out for to make your experience one that you won’t …

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The Correct Body Piercing Jewellery for Hygiene

You’re going to have a piercing – you know where you want it, but what do you want to put in it? Here’s a guide to the jewellery best suited for all areas. Ear Lobe The ear piercing is by far the most popular type of body piercing, either a …

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Salon and Spa Questions Answered

If you’re planning your first trip to a salon or spa for a treatment, you’re probably wondering what to expect. Spas and salons are supposed to be havens of relaxation, so there’s no reason to feel in any way nervous about your visit. Here are some of the most commonly …

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What Does Body Piercing Procedure Involve?

The art of body piercing has taken off in a big way in recent years, and the basic ear, nose and navel repertoire of most studios has needed to expand to cover more exotic piercings. Here’s a short guide to what piercing different body parts entails. Ear Lobe the ear …

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What is Facial Scanning?

As skin care becomes more and more advanced, salons and spas have been turning to ever more sophisticated ways of treating problem skin, and adapting the products and treatments that they use to suit each individual client. Whereas many people remember the days where a therapist would simply look at …

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