Month: January 2016

Witch Hazel Review

WHAT IS WITCH HAZEL? Defined as an astringent product (something that tightens or constricts the skin), it’s produced from the bark and leaves of the Witch Hazel shrub (Hamamelis virginiana) which grows naturally in Canada (Nova Scotia) and parts of the US. HOW THE OIL IS MADE. The Witch Hazel extract is obtained by steaming the twigs. It is important to note that the shrub’s essential oil isn’t sold separately – mainly down to the fact that it doesn’t produce enough oil to warrant commercial production. However, there are a number of Witch Hazel distillates i.e. hydrolats or hydrosols...

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Top 10 Online Yoga Instructors

FITNESS FOCUS OUR TOP ONLINE YOGA INSTRUCTORS It’s said that the internet can make or break a career. It’s a place where ordinary people can become overnight sensations, with thousands of followers and hits. It’s a place where information can be found on any subject, if you know where to look. But with such a wealth of material out there – how do we know what is quality? There is as much false information as there is good, and sometimes this can be dangerous in the wrong hands. When it comes to exercise, you simply have to do it...

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Deep Sea Peel Competition!

We are delighted to announce a series of monthly competitions offered by Medico Beauty where you will be able to win advanced skin treatments, this month’s prize has a RETAIL VALUE OF £1000 and our focus is on the Deep Sea Peel. It is very likely that you will be seeing these Deep Sea Peel posters in your local medico certified salon. If you are unsure of where your nearest salon is please use our handy store locator Competition Details Find @medicobeauty on any social media site including Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram Add a comment to any post about Deep...

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Broccoli – The Superfood we have been eating all along!

Often referred to as a ‘superfood’ , Broccoli really does live up to the title, thanks to its mixture of high nutritional benefits and cholesterol-lowering properties. Cooked properly (i.e. not over-cooked and mushy), it tastes great, with studies indicating that even children don’t mind eating their greens when it comes to this one. Below we’ve put together some information and recipes for you, to help you get the most from this vibrant veg! WHAT IS A SUPERFOOD? A ‘superfood’ is a nutrient-rich food that’s considered beneficial for health and well-being. These foods are mostly plant-based, but can occasionally include...

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Acne – Transformation Tuesday

Introducing Stephanie – Acne Treatment Stephanie visited her local medico certified salon, Saks Hair & Beauty in Kings Hill located inside a David Lloyd Club, to get help with tackling a fairly severe case of adult Acne. After stopping the contraceptive pill, she’d found the problem worsened considerably, which was causing her a lot of distress and a lack of confidence. “I knew Stephanie would be an excellent candidate,” says Christina, “so after taking a full history, we set about planning the programme using the most appropriate products that would turn her skin, and her confidence, around.” What is...

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