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Nail Art

Nail Art is bigger than ever this season and the latest trends are all about playing with expectations. It is incredible how such a small canvas can lend itself to so much creativity. Whether you are playing with bare nails or going all...

Nail Art Trends – Great Expectations

Comfort Zone

The testing of medicines, cosmetics and skincare products on animals has long been a contentious issue. According to America’s National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS), “People, in general, have longer life expectancies than most non-human species, metabolise substances differently, and are exposed to a multitude...

Let’s Get You Back Into Your Comfort Zone

Rasul Mud Therapy

The title of this article comes from a well-known children’s song, with the lyrics, “Mud, mud, glorious mud, there’s nothing quite like it for cooling the blood…” The song goes on to invite the listener down to the hollow to wallow in mud,...

Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

Antioxidants

As the largest organ in your body, your skin deserves to be carefully looked after. The skin on your face is especially delicate and sensitive, requiring special care and nourishment. Many skin care products today contain antioxidants, and although this is a word...

How Antioxidants Benefit Your Skin

Waxing

Waxing as means of removing unwanted body hair has been around since the time of the ancient Egyptians. They saw a smooth and hairless body as the standard of beauty and youth, and developed a hair removal technique known as sugaring. Despite the...

How Does Waxing Nourish Your Skin?

Hyaluronic Acid

As with most industries, the world of skincare has seen the arrival – and departure! – of its fair share of here-today-gone-tomorrow trendy ingredients, all promising to be the nest big thing. But there will always be those scientifically proven ingredients that do...

Hyaluronic Acid – Your Skin’s Superstar!

Kneipp

Are you afflicted by high or low blood pressure, sleep disorders or another exhausting chronic condition? Kneipp may just be the holistic solution you’ve been searching for. Water therapy, once used in Ancient Rome, was revived by naturopath Priebnitz and Bavarian priest Father...

Kneipp – The Water Cure for Wellness

facial massage

The most natural form of anti-aging skin care has to be the facial massage. While skin care products treat your skin’s structure, facial massage works on the underlying muscles. The gentle and regular rubbing and kneading of the facial muscles help bring oxygen...

Firming up with facial massage

Waxing

Both men and women have to deal with the blight of unwanted hair. And while removal methods have certainly come a long way from rubbing the affected areas with pumice stones, or scraping them with flint, there are still many questions around which...

Is Waxing The Best Hair Removal Choice For You?

Skin Peels

The truth of the matter is, that done right, a skin peel is designed to greatly improve your skin’s appearance. The peeling process enhances the texture of your skin by smoothing out fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven pigmentation, while it plumps out your...

Refresh your look – Skin Peels

Feet

By the time you reach 70 years old, the average person will have walked about 185 000 kilometres – that’s the equivalent of over four times around the Earth! And even in a single day of average walking, the total forces exerted on...

It’s Time To Stand Up For Your Feet!

Facial

Far from being a luxury, regular facials should be as essential to your regular beauty routine as having your hair cut or going for a pedicure. Although there is an element of pampering involved in a facial, there are several key benefits that...

Facial Facts

Foot Care

Our feet take a lot of punishment. A six-centimetre heel causes pressure of seven times your body weight, which can actually change the pattern of cushioning fat on the bottom of your foot over time. Even in flat shoes, we put tons of...

Treat Your Feet – All Year Round Foot Care

facial

There are 7.5 billion people on the planet, and probably at least as many different types of facial skin. Each person has unique needs, and your facial routine needs to be tailored to your specific needs. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to...

Which facial is best for you?

facials

This month, we’re all about facials: why you need a facial, what a facial is and how facials work. January is almost over, the new year is well under way, we’re back to the grindstone – and yet for many of us the...

What are the top nine benefits of facials?

How Facials work

A facial is a treatment provided by an expert in skincare and beauty. Using state-of-the-art equipment, products, and techniques, these anti-aging powerhouses take your regular daily and weekly skin care regimen to the next level. If you’ve never had a facial before, it...

What Is A Facial And How Facials Work

Why You Need a Facial

Your skin is the first thing people see. It’s your calling card, your first impression, your opening act – all rolled into one. A good, clear skin glowing with health and vitality can be your saving grace. On the other hand, saggy, wrinkly...

5 Reasons Why You Need a Facial – Right Now

Pedicure

There’s no two ways about it – pedicures are considered a luxury. And why not? The warm water, the silky-smooth oils and lotions, and the firm rhythmic massage all combine into a wonderfully relaxing pamper party for your feet. However, there is more...

4 Long-Term Benefits of a Pedicure

An image of a candle and a small sign saying "relax"

Hi everyone. I have travelled the world during the last 8 years, exploring many spas. Though one thing I found majority of the time, not many people tell you how to feel relaxed at home after your massage. Well, I have tried a few...

Make the feeling of a massage last longer

The importance of Spa Etiquette

When wanting a relaxing, tranquil and revitalising experience, you want to avoid frustrations and irritations. So, for you to get the most out of your day with Aesthetic Elements, it is important to adhere to the basic Etiquette that we lay out below....

Spa Etiquette