What is micro needling?

What is micro needling? How good is it and how does it work? Micro needling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a minimal invasive treatment that is said to help combat acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles and even stretch marks. This is a rejuvenating treatment that uses either a dermapen or dermaroller. Both […]

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What’s so good about Charcoal?

Charcoal seems to be becoming an increasingly popular ingredient in many skincare products and can be found in toothpaste, cleansers, scrubs and masques to mention a few. So what is so good about charcoal? I hear you ask. Charcoal has excellent absorbency properties making it superb for soaking up excess oils, dirt and impurities from […]

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Express “Mini” Treatments

Do you offer mini treatments or lunch time treatments? If the answer is no then you could be missing out on potential clients and income. These days the ‘lunchtime’ doesn’t just span the conventional 12-2 time period. With shift work and hours to fit in with international trade it is important to remain flexible and […]

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Hot Wax or Warm Wax?

Hot Wax or Warm Wax? What’s it to be? Hot wax and warm wax both have their unique benefits and are more suitable for different hair types and areas. It is important to be well practiced in both techniques and offer both in the salon. So which wax is best? Here is our Hot Wax […]

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The Pros and Cons of going self-employed

So you have worked for someone else in the salon for many years and you are now contemplating going it alone. I have worked in a salon and managed salons. I have worked from a home based salon and worked freelance. All come with benefits and compromises. There is a lot to think about so […]

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Baby Massage

All parents can learn baby massage, it is a wonderful and useful technique to use for bonding with your new baby and child as well as promoting well being and reassurance for the baby to settle. It is always best to enjoy baby massage when baby is awake and you are settled, it is advisable […]

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Indian Head Massage

Indian Head massage forms part of the Ayurvedic form of relaxation and healing. Ayurvedia, ‘the science of life’, is a traditional healing method dating back almost 4000 years. Indian head massage has been practiced in India for over 3000 years. Massage in India is a family tradition promoting relaxation and healing. Babies are massaged daily […]

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Colour Your World!

The colour scheme you choose in your salon is more important than you think. Colour can: change a person’s mood give the right or wrong impression create a sense of well being make you feel cold or hot Here are some of the most popular colours and the effects they can give: Orange: gives the […]

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Do you need to detox?

Do you need to detox your way into the New Year? The quick answer is, no! Your body won’t store harmful toxins and your body is fairly smart. It will eliminate your ingested toxins as quickly as it can. This will be through the normal excretory methods (going to the loo) or through your skin, […]

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Post Party Feet

Now the party season has come to an end and you have hit the January sales. Your feet have walked a marathon, been squeezed into some of the most uncomfortable shoes known to man, rubbed raw, your heels are sore and the balls of your feet feel like they are burning! Now is the time […]

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