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Actually its August!

By on August 17, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

August seems to be busy month no matter who you are or what you do. Parents have children off school and lots of people take their holiday either flying off abroad, staying closer to home or even staying at home (staycation). It has been, so far, very busy.

So I feel like I’ve had a bit of a transitioning period lately. Completing my courses after 9 months of hard work and exams, and then realising I actually need, and would like to, put my new found skills of Reflexology and Aromatherapy into practice.

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Summer’s here!

By on July 2, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 2 comments

What a glorious summer we’re having so far ….. and long may it continue. I know is really warm, and some of you may be suffering, but having had such a long cold winter we really should make the absolute most of the warmth. It won’t be here forever!

It’s that lovely time of year when people gather together for holidays, birthdays, hen parties, anniversaries or just because they haven’t seen one another for some time. The summer certainly makes us want to do things.

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Your guide to Aromatherapy

By on June 7, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

Aromatherapy is one of the most gentle and versatile of the complementary healing arts. It harnesses the natural therapeutic powers of essential oils to relieve a whole host of physical and emotional complaints ranging from stress, anxiety and fatigue through to insomnia, aches and pains and problem skin conditions.

Essential oils are extracted from aromatic flowers, leaves, bark, roots, fruits and berries. They are complex substances that have many different properties. Like any other medicine, essential oils have a powerful effect and can chemically alter the body, albeit in a completely natural way! The oils enter the body via inhalation and by absorption through the pores of the skin. Once inside they enter the bloodstream and travel to different organs and body systems where they begin to trigger healing.

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Reflexology and Me!

By on May 2, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

It’s really important as a therapist to understand what it actually feels like to receive the treatments you give. It is also, of course, a welcome and often well-deserved treat, or sometimes a necessity. However, as I am sure most therapists will tell you, we don’t actually get many treatments as we are usually too busy!!

However, recently a lovely therapist had offered to give me a reflexology treatment (as I have been training in it) and, having taken her up on the offer, I thought I would share my experience with you.

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Face Oils. What You Need to Know

By on March 2, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

Face Oils have been subject to much debate over the years. Do they make you break out? How do you apply them properly? Can you use them instead of moisturiser? Here is a selection of myths and truths to help you understand more about what Face Oils do and why you need to adopt this liquid gold into your daily routine!

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Feeling overwhelmed and under pressure?

By on February 8, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 2 comments

I don’t know about you but there’s an awful lot going on right now. Life suddenly seems to have got super busy. Here was me just going along quite happily (not that I’m not happy now you understand….) and – bam – everything’s happening at once. On top of it all the central heating has broken on what is said to be the coldest week of the year so far …. damn!

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