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B2 Hotel & Spa – Zurich

B2 Hotel & Spa – Zurich

There seems to be a definite trend towards giving hotels short – very short – names, in fact just letters. As well as the B2 we have also stayed in the C Hotel near Milan, there are also D & E hotels plus many more right through the alphabet to the W Hotel group, […]

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The Waterbeach Spa, Goodwood Hotel

The Waterbeach Spa, Goodwood Hotel

The Waterbeach Spa is an important component of the overall Goodwood experience (read our review here). Situated within the hotel’s health club, the emphasis is on natural and holistic treatments. As soon as you walk past the bright, airy reception, stresses and strains really do begin to melt away. There […]

by × October 5, 2016 × 1 comment

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tibits Restaurant London

tibits Restaurant London

It is not that many  years ago a vegetarian option in a restaurant was just an salad or omelette and chips. We have come a long way since then, but it is still surprisingly hard to get good and varied vegetarian and vegan food. Most establishments will have a token […]

by × June 29, 2016 × 0 comments

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The Perfect Winter Skin Trio From Palmer’s

The Perfect Winter Skin Trio From Palmer’s

Winter months can be brutal for the skin. Despite the weather being the obvious culprit, central heating and even roaring log fires all play a part in sapping moisture out of the skin. There’s nothing better than a long hot soak in the bath on a cold winter’s evening, but […]

by × December 30, 2015 × 0 comments

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Infra Radiance Hot Air Styler by Vidal Sassoon

Infra Radiance Hot Air Styler by Vidal Sassoon

Not every woman has the budget or the time to maintain salon worthy hair, but every woman I know wants to look like she has the kind of shiny, swishy hair gained from having just sat in the chair at a top end NYC blow dry bar for an hour. […]

by × December 14, 2015 × 0 comments

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One Aldwych, London

One Aldwych, London

One Aldwych has been on our list of luxury five star London hotels to feature for several years now, so a long overdue stay was much anticipated. Located in the heart of Covent Garden – literally minutes from the top West End theatres, a raft of exciting restaurants, and the […]

by × November 11, 2015 × 1 comment

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Transformulas Product Photography by Paul Demuth

Youthful Hands by Transformulas

The arrival of winter always brings with it hands – that seemingly overnight – take on the appearance of rhinoceros-like skin, complete with dry brittle nails, that no amount of lathering with hand cream will soften. Hands show the tell tale signs of age more than any other part of […]

by × November 7, 2015 × 0 comments

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Spa Technologies UK

Spa Technologies UK

“Man turns to the ocean to discover his past; what he will discover is his future.” – Jean Cocteau Dan Fryda, President of Spa Technologies UK, was inspired by the above Jean Cocteau quote while studying the work of Rene Quinton, the author of Seawater: Organic Matrix. Here, Quinton demonstrated how pure […]

by × May 25, 2015 × 0 comments

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The Ultimate Home Facial

The Ultimate Home Facial

When there just isn’t time (or funds) to go for a salon facial, then these two products are, in our opinion, an absolute must in your beauty armoury: GlamGlow Youthmud Tinglexfoliate treatment has to be one of the best masks we have ever tried on so many levels. A trusted […]

by × May 17, 2015 × 0 comments

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Lucy’s Lotions

Lucy’s Lotions

With winter now finally upon us, the change in the season begins to play havoc with the skin. And the weather is not the only culprit; the cranking up of central heating and the resulting drying effects, also plays a massive part. So with skin crying out for some serious […]

by × November 6, 2014 × 0 comments

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How to make Boreh – a Balinese Traditional Body Scrub

How to make Boreh – a Balinese Traditional Body Scrub

Boreh is traditionally used by the Balinese as a healing paste to treat minor ailments. Scrubs are usually made from a mixture of natural ingredients such as galangal, turmeric, ginger, leaves, rice, cloves, nutmeg, pepper and chilli. Not all of the ingredients mentioned here will be used at the same […]

by × July 7, 2014 × 0 comments

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How to make Jamu – a healthy Balinese tonic

How to make Jamu – a healthy Balinese tonic

If you’ve ever been to Bali you will have immediately noticed how everyone seems to positively glow with health. Shiny hair, great complexions and sparkling eyes are the norm, and go hand in hand with the usual big smiles. Aside from living on an island that is close to paradise, you […]

by × June 30, 2014 × 0 comments