It is estimated that the British public spends over £1billion a year on beauty and anti-aging products and that women alone spend £140,000 in their lifetime on products that maintain their looks. Beauty products have the power to make people feel good about themselves and can give an instant confidence boost but do over the counter products really work?
Acne affects 80% of people at some point in their lives and is the commonest skin condition that people consult their Doctor about. About 20% of acne sufferers will have acne so severe that they will require aggressive medical treatment to avoid the risk of secondary scarring.
Soothing, relaxing or invigorating. Choose from a range of gorgeous massage oils designed to support physical and mental wellbeing. There are many different types of massage oils available. At the health food store, you'll find single massage oils such as sweet almond oil or avocado oil. If you shop at spa shops or skin care stores, you're more likely to find blended massage oils containing two or more massage oils.
Massage and bodywork therapies can be defined as the application of various techniques to the muscular structure and soft tissues of the human body. These days massage isn't just for feeling good, it is a holistic therapy that reduces the heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, relaxes muscles, improves range of motion, and increases endorphins, the body's natural painkillers.
When my friend Sven first talked to me about Energetix magnetic jewellery I thought he had gone mad, and I told him so. But instead of being offended, he sent me a magnetic heart. I placed it on my lower back where I have suffered pain for 25 years, and 3 hours later, my back pain had gone! I then started wearing a magnetic bracelet, and after about six weeks I noticed I had more energy and small cuts and bruises were healing much faster.
I first met Magnus at a business breakfast meeting in Crowborough. An unlikely place to meet a 6ft 7" African masseur, dressed in full African robes. That was four years ago and since then Magnus has worked his magic at our Wellbeing events, my father-in-laws 60th Birthday and last year at our wedding.
By making considered choices, your beauty routine could be beneficial for you, as well as the planet.
Stuart Kirby and Jo Minihane, Founders of Real hair and beauty in Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, have created a salon that reflects their passion for eco-friendly living. The employment of green practices in the salon has saved the business money and helped them win an Environment Award for Sustainable Business Management.