Month: March 2016

Get On Your Bike! 6 Reasons You Should Start Cycling Today!

Now Spring is on it’s way it’s time we all had a little more bounce in our steps. So let’s blow off the cobwebs, put those winter warmers back into storage and get on your bike! It doesn’t matter if  you’re a urban cyclist, a lycra lady, a vintage hipster or anything in between, there are amazing health benefits for everyone. Helps Keep Your Skin Young Cycling increases your circulation delivering oxygen and nutrients to your skin more effectively and also flushes out harmful toxins. We’ve all seen that glow cyclists and runners have after  good workout. Well this...

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Which Social Media Platform is Best for your Business?

In the ever competitive aesthetics and beauty industry it’s important to ensure you’re using the right types of social media to get to the right people for your business. With so many different social media platforms out there it can be confusing deciding which one is best for you. We’ve put together a guide to the main Social Media platforms you can use to help increase your brand presence. Facebook So let’s start with the big one. Facebook has over a billion users and rising so your business cannot really afford to not have a Facebook account. It’s free,...

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Aromatherapy Focus – Peppermint Oil

Invigorating, fresh and an aroma you will instantly recognise: Peppermint Oil. Used by health practitioners, athletes and everyday people alike it has a cool, tingling sensation and a multitude of benefits. Peppermint is actually a hybrid, a cross between watermint and spearmint and found usually in Europe and the Middle East. Used in cooking and for medicinal purposes the history of Peppermint can be traced back to 1500 BC. However, it only appeared as a distinct species in 1721 when it was listed in London Pharmacopoeia as a remedy for treating all manner of ailments from sores, colds and...

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Why we love Chia Seeds (and you should too!)

Chia seeds are fast becoming one of the most popular and beloved superfoods out there, but where did they come from and what are the actual benefits? Well, firstly they are mainly grown in South America so historically Chia Seeds were used as a valuable food source by Mexicans who prized them for their health and medical benefits. Aztec warriors even used them as a sustainable energy source, hence the name Chia being derived from the Mayan word for strength. It’s a wonder we didn’t hear about them sooner, but thankfully they made it to our shores and exploded...

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Aesthetics Conference & Exhibition (ACE) 2016

Introducing the Contour Peel Expert Clinic Saturday 16th April at 2 pm (0.5 CPD) Presented by Constance Campion, Founder & Medico Beauty Ambassador If you are planning on attending the up and coming Aesthetic Meeting & Exhibition (ACE) we would like to invite you to hear about a new development in facial treatments called the Contour Peel(TM) A pioneer in Medical Aesthetics, Constance shares her pearls of wisdom gathered from over twenty–six years of specialist clinical experience inaesthetic treatments at Plastic Surgery Associates, BUPA Cromwell Hospital,London. Since the late 1990s she has educated about Advanced Skin HealthRestoration and today has a...

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