The Pai Skincare Facial: Cold Stones and Capable Hands

The Pai Skincare Facial: Cold Stones and Capable Hands

I’ve already written about my marvellous Lime Wood Hotel mini-break (see here) but I promised that I’d talk more about their spa (…
The Swan, The Weavers and The Waterbed.

The Swan, The Weavers and The Waterbed.

The wisdom behind hoisting a heavily pregnant woman up onto a narrow, high table that’s been fitted with a slippery water-filled mattress seemed …
The Pros and Cons of the Home Massage

The Pros and Cons of the Home Massage

Spoiler alert: there are really not very many “cons” to be had when it comes to the concept of a home massage. Especially a …
Mum and Daughter Trip, Part 1: The Hotel

Mum and Daughter Trip, Part 1: The Hotel

And so begins a whole slew of travel posts, because I have been here there and everywhere, recently, and I have lots to report. …
Caudalie Boutique: One-Stop-Pampering-Shop

Caudalie Boutique: One-Stop-Pampering-Shop

This week saw the grand opening of Caudalie’s first UK beauty boutique. I must say that Caudalie have chosen the location very wisely – …
Hotel Costes and the Capable Masseuse

Hotel Costes and the Capable Masseuse

My latest travel and spa review, entitled Hotel Costes and the Capable Masseuse. Or, as the iPhone notes app autocorrected it: Hotel Coates and …
Weleda Espace: Some Peace in Paris…

Weleda Espace: Some Peace in Paris…

Earlier in the month I quickly hopped over to Paris to visit the Espace Weleda, a quiet little haven in the centre of the …
The Valmont Facial – Urban Retreat

The Valmont Facial – Urban Retreat

Another facial to add to my list of favourites; the Valmont Energy Ritual at Harrod’s Urban Retreat. I was at Harrods to have …
Choosing a New Hairstyle: The Cut

Choosing a New Hairstyle: The Cut

Most of you will have seen the new haircut already – about three or four videos have come out post-cut, it’s just this one …
Spa Review and Mini Giveaway: Les Sources de Caudalie

Spa Review and Mini Giveaway: Les Sources de Caudalie

Last month I visited the beautiful Caudalie spa in Bordeaux – Les Sources de Caudalie. It’s surrounded on all sides by gorgeous vineyards and …
Happy Hair Day…

Happy Hair Day…

I love it when my hair is exactly as I want it. The colour, the style, the length. This week I feel as though …
The Omorovicza Facial Event

The Omorovicza Facial Event

Newsflash for Omorovicza fans – and I know there are a few of you out there! – the amazing Gold Firming Facial is back at Urban …
Miss Merx’s Mobile Nails

Miss Merx’s Mobile Nails

Last week I had my nails done AT HOME by Miss Merx. What a treat to have your nails done in the privacy of …
Docteur Renaud Five Vegetable Facial and Apricot BB Cream

Docteur Renaud Five Vegetable Facial and Apricot BB Cream

You wouldn’t believe how difficult it is to keep a straight face when someone offers you a “five vegetable experience”. Especially when you’…