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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Different Types of Water Therapy

Water therapies – commonly referred to as hydrotherapy, are a range of therapeutic body treatments that involve water. Some therapies involve moving and exercising in the water, and when you visit a spa, you might find that there are hydrotherapy pools and baths which have powerful water jets designed to …

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Spa Membership Schemes

As spas become more and more popular, many of the larger spas have devised their own membership schemes and loyalty schemes designed to keep satisfied clients coming back to them for their beauty treatments time and time again. Some of the schemes on offer do give really excellent value for …

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The Best Way to Care for Your Piercing

You’ve been brave and had a body piercing, but now you’ve got the piercing in place, you should also have been given instructions on how to care for it by the studio. Just in case you need a reminder, here are some general tips about how to make sure that …

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Beauty Treatment Therapies for Cancer Patients

When you are – or someone you know is – going through the rigours of cancer treatment, you might think that the last thing of any importance is a beauty pampering treatment. But in fact, taking care of yourself and giving yourself a bit of a lift can be a …

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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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