Month: October 2015

AROMATHERAPY FOCUS – JASMINE

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Jasmine Essential Oil Aromatherapy is a complementary therapy (or, more controversially, an alternative medicine), that uses aromatic compounds for several purposes, from altering mood to improving one’s psychological or physical well-being. Each oil, consisting of plant materials and aromatic plant oils will have been carefully mixed to suit the client’s needs – be it calming, stimulating, relaxing or healing. It’s up to the therapist, in consultation with the client, to mix the particular blend for the client’s needs, and decide on the method of use. Sometimes application is through massage, others inhalation or water immersion – all in...

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Whats in your fridge?

Welcome to our newest blog article, whats in your fridge?  Here at medico beauty we believe that good skin starts within and to feed and nourish the skin, you need to provide it with the optimal nutrients it needs to renew. Let’s take a look at some of our experts fridge’s and lunchboxes to see what their diet is like and get some insider nutrition tips. First up is the the lovely Andy Millward, assistant manager for medicobeauty and qualified aesthetician with a keen interest in nutrition and well being. Whats in your fridge Andy? Where do you shop and why? I shop...

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ECHINACEA SUPPLMENT REVIEW

Echinacea is a herb widely deemed to form a useful part of the armoury when it comes to guarding against, or treating colds and the flu. (And just as an aside, it’s also pretty handy at treating infections of the urinary tract, or, when applied directly onto the skin, as a treatment for wounds). Debate will always rage over so-called ‘alternative’ treatments, but the fact this not-so-humble-herb is recognised, and was subsequently granted a Traditional Herbal Registration Certificate in the UK by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), should go a long way to convincing the doubters. How does it work? Now...

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Treatment Spotlight – CosMedix Purity Peel

Treatment Summary Level 2 Peel Treatment – suitable for oily skin Effective treatment for acne and acne scaring Stimulates cell turnover Normalises sebaceous activity De-congests pores Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial and Anti-Fungal No discomfort, no downtime Acne is much more than a cosmetic skin condition. For those who have suffered with acne or that have acne scars, it’s a disease that affects you physically, emotionally and mentally. However it is also still very misunderstood and many people who get acne mistreat their skin, believing that their skin is unclean or that you can exfoliate acne away with over the counter products....

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Sleep Deep

SLEEP DEEP – LIKE A BABY Whether you need 4 hours like Margaret Thatcher, or a much more sensible 8 hours, when you can’t sleep – it’s the worse thing in the world. No surprise it’s used as a form of torture! We examine and to sleep deep and why you should be. But what to do when you’re tired, irritable, light-headed, and the world seems to be closing in on you? Sleep deprivation makes the smallest issue seem huge, and can, on a long-term basis lead to serious depression and illness. There are countless ways to try and...

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