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Semi Permanent make-up

Semi-permanent make-up is becoming more and more popular with areas such as lips, eyes and eyebrows being offered by salons and clinics around the country. The idea of the treatment is to give the effect of make-up that does not need to be re-applied or removed. It’s achieved by tattooing the area into the dermal skin layer with a long lasting pigment sometimes called micropigmantation. The pigment that is used has been approved by the FDA for safe use provided the practitioner you use follows the correct procedures. Before choosing a practitioner always research the clinic and where possible go on personal recommendation where you...

Hair removal, what’s the options?

The world of hair removal can be a confusing place not to mention pricey and somewhat painful. So what are the options? Well that depends on the type of hair growth and the area being treated. A short term DIY approach such as tweezing may be suitable for areas such as eyebrows or chin but would not be practical for larger areas or areas where you’d want more long term removal. Laser treatments or IPL treatments offer a more long term solution however they are not suitable for all areas (not for eyebrows) and are not very effective on light hairs or very dark skin....

Eyelash and eyebrow tints only for the summer?

So the summer is officially over, the open toe shoes are packed up and the micro mini-skirts are tucked away behind the cosy winter jumpers. This time of year it’s not only our wardrobe that changes but also the types of beauty treatments we opt for. Treatments such as pedicures and waxing tend to drop down on the priority list during the winter along with holiday prep treatments such as lash and brow tinting. However the latter does not have to be exclusive to the summer months, yes lash and brow tints are fab for the beach and going in the pool without the risk...

Your Tanning Options

Getting a good tan can be very difficult, particularly when you’re living in a place like the UK, but it can often give a vitalising look for your skin which is greatly desired by many. To get a tan, you, of course, need to get some UV rays, but with the huge number of scare stories out there about too much UV exposure, and its relation to cancer, is it really worth the risk? There are other options for getting a tan, such as using a fake tan solution. You can also just get some real sun exposure instead of using a sun-bed; as the...

Effective Skin Care Treatments

Maintaining the health and beauty of your skin is a top requirement for anybody interested in looking and feeling good. It can also be a complicated process, which requires dedication and discipline if you hope to maintain good, healthy skin in later periods of your life. Some of the requirements involve the way you live your life; the food you eat, the level of activity you engage in, and the amount of sunlight you are exposed to (both on a regular and non-regular basis), while others involve the types of products your use; bath salts and lotions, skin creams, ex-foliating gels, and more general treatments....