Whilst travelling through the United Arab Emirates on a family holiday this year, I came across the saying, ‘a tent cannot be put up with one peg’. Immediately, I found myself reflecting on my very own journey of creating a center that incorporated both eastern and western philosophies of health and wellbeing - a place that nurtured the body, the mind, and the soul.
An Indian holistic modality dating back 5000 years is more popular than ever for aesthetic and healing therapies. Jenni Gilbert speaks to Yasmin Sadikot, founder of OmVeda Ayurvedic Skin care and facilitator of Ayurvedic workshops for our industry.
How to enjoy the festivities with minimal impact on your health and wellbeing
“Not to sound like a party-pooper, but as well as being the ‘season to be jolly’, it is also the season to gain up to two kilograms”, our resident Naturopath, Tessa, claims. So how do you enjoy the festivities without creating too much of a negative impact on your health?
Planning a spa treatment at the comfort of your home is a fabulous way to relax and unwind. Here's what you need to do to organise one
Gather all your ingredients
If you want a top notch spa treatment at home, gather all your spa ingredients. Put together some relaxing music, robe, candles, aromatherapy oils, headband and facial/body masks and other beauty products infused with cucumber and fruits for a relaxing time.
The ugly truth about weight loss surgery, and a healthier alternative
Have you heard the saying, “summer bodies are made in winter”? As you (and I included) chuckle at the thought of it, I bet you’re thinking: did I miss the deadline?
Laser treatment is used to safely remove unwanted or excess hair on any part of the body thereby considerably reducing the time spent on waxing, threading and plucking of body hair. The service should always be performed by trained and certified skin practitioners under the supervision of the dermatologist and under strict hygiene standards.
We bust some popular myths related to laser treatment: