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Feature HOLIDAY HAIRLINES

Sun proof your locks and make a gorgeous getaway!

 

They are finally here those few precious months in the middle of the year that we all love. Gareth Vance, Senior Creative Director at Sassoon Salon, Leeds gives you the ultimate prepping hair guide for a gorgeous getaway and inside tips to how you can achieve healthy, hydrated Summer tresses.

 

GET A HEAD START

Booking in for a haircut should be part of your pre-holiday prep. Get the cut right and you can scrunch and go all holiday. “A cut just before you go on holiday, will ensure that any dry or split ends which are especially prone…

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Feature AVOID MAKEUP MELTDOWN

LIZ COGGINS HAS SOME TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL THIS SUMMER

Temperatures can start to soar at weddings, garden parties, barbecues and other summer functions, which means the going can get hot for makeup.

 

When its hot perspiration and oil production (sebum) increase, so we need to reduce the amount of grease we put on our faces.

 

Start by allowing yourself plenty of time to shower, cool down and apply your makeup.

 

After showering pamper those tootsies with a cooling refreshing foot spray and dust them with a foot powder. If your feet and legs are prone to swelling soothe them with a refreshing leg gel or energising…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Beige in all Circumstances

The new Les Beiges collection from Chanel, is perfection in a palette.

Faithful to the heritage of Gabrielle Chanel, the new Les Beiges collection from Chanel, is perfection in a palette. Just by swirling the brush over the three powders it enhances the complexion, creates the illusion of a healthy glow, illuminates the skin tone and embellishes the cheeks. Healthy Glow Sheer Powder is available in two shade variations and teamed with Les Beiges All In One Healthy Glow Fluid SPF15, a magic liquid that melts into the skin and illuminates the face, its perfection for special occasions and a boon for brides.

If like me, you’ve been a fan of that…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Bridal Beauty

Liz shares some professional beauty tips on how to look radiant on your big day

Getting married is stressful enough without having to worry about your makeup. Follow our fabulous guide on how to achieve the perfect look.

Too much, too little, too light, too dark or just too over the top – wedding day makeup can be a fraught affair. You need to start thinking about your makeup and skincare as soon as you set the date. Skin imperfections won’t vanish overnight, although many brides think by applying copious amounts of products the week before the wedding they will. Finding the right blend of colour and perfecting its application needs time, patience and a lot…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Try This The Good Hour

Liz Coggins discovers the perfect deep tissue, full body massage with its own unique muscle release technique at Leeds’s Lush Spa

If you are physically active, this is the massage that will get you through. Or if you are the person that finds yourself rushing around, constantly building up tension then The Good Hour is what you need for a reprieve.

Feeling absolutely full of aches and pains I descended into the depths of The Lush Spa to experience the Good Hour and did I need it.

The Good Hour is a full body, deep tissue massage to work out muscular tension and get to the root of the problems that cause persistent pain in the body. The first part of…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Try This Step into Spring

Although its still chilly out there there’s lots of new beauty products out there to give us a taste of the Spring weather that’s just around the corner. Or if you are stuck for ideas for Mothers Day or a nice little calorie free Easter gift then read on…

Pucker Up
From Clarins comes the first age defying lipstick. It’s got intense long lasting colour and protects lips against dehydration and boosts collagen. Containing Vitamin E, which protects against free radicals, it contains 100% plant waxes. In fifteen shades of age defying, luminous colours with a scent of blackberry…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Winter Skin Fixes

How to fight the January Beauty Nightmares

January brings with it a whole range of beauty nightmares. Too many late nights partying over the festive season, winter chills, the drying effect of central heating and generally feeling under the weather after the long trawl of burning the candle at both ends!

When its cold and dry, the air around you can suck the moisture out of your skin and wind further dehydrates the skin and causes it to become dry, rough, sore, flaky and itchy..To put it bluntly January is your skin’s arch enemy.

Outside the temperature falls and inside the heating goes up. Central heating wrecks…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Try This Be the Sparkling Christmas Belle of the Ball

Liz counts her high five of the best beauty enhancing salon treatments

More than ever everyone wants to look their best for the festive season. It’s a time to try out new looks and generally get our skin, face and body in tip top condition. So now its the perfect time to look for a little help at one of our Leeds spas to make us sparkle for Christmas and through to the New Year.

The Comforter
Where: The Lush Spa Leeds (Tel: 0113 243 3626)
Price: £65

The Treatment:
If you’ve never been to the Lush Spa and had a treatment then you are really missing out…


Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Party!

It’s that time of year when we all want to go for glam for the party season

Makeup this season has taken a dramatic turn taking its inspiration from the cat walk and the hottest looks are all about tone, texture and colour.

A Lighter Shade of Pale

Skin is paler and blusher on the cheeks is out. It’s all about contours of the face and shading. Sounds a little technical and daunting? Well worry not because with some practice it all becomes very simple.

First step in achieving this new look is to invest a base or primer to prep your skin ready for your foundation. These products improve your skin by adding luminosity, matifying and…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature I Can't Get Through December without...

We take a look at Liz's list of must-haves this winter season

This month counter talk takes a look at new things that can seriously help you through the party season – or you can put on that Christmas wish list.

Desk to Dance Floor
Dita Von Teese’s Golden Vintage Collection is glamour personified with sensual golds and warm bronzes and splashes of her burlesque red to give a stamp of seduction. I just love the packaging too perfect to pop into any evening bag. The collection including a lipstick, lip lacquer, an eye shadow palette and for the ultimate in glamour, Lashes. Prices start at £14.50 available exclusively from Debenhams.


Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty


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Health & Beauty - salons, spas and gyms in Leeds

Feature HOLIDAY HAIRLINES

Sun proof your locks and make a gorgeous getaway!

 

They are finally here those few precious months in the middle of the year that we all love. Gareth Vance, Senior Creative Director at Sassoon Salon, Leeds gives you the ultimate prepping hair guide for a gorgeous getaway and inside tips to how you can achieve healthy, hydrated Summer tresses.

 

GET A HEAD START

Booking in for a haircut should be part of your pre-holiday prep. Get the cut right and you can scrunch and go all holiday. “A cut just before you go on holiday, will ensure that any dry or split ends which are especially prone…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature AVOID MAKEUP MELTDOWN

LIZ COGGINS HAS SOME TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL THIS SUMMER

Temperatures can start to soar at weddings, garden parties, barbecues and other summer functions, which means the going can get hot for makeup.

 

When its hot perspiration and oil production (sebum) increase, so we need to reduce the amount of grease we put on our faces.

 

Start by allowing yourself plenty of time to shower, cool down and apply your makeup.

 

After showering pamper those tootsies with a cooling refreshing foot spray and dust them with a foot powder. If your feet and legs are prone to swelling soothe them with a refreshing leg gel or energising…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Beige in all Circumstances

The new Les Beiges collection from Chanel, is perfection in a palette.

Faithful to the heritage of Gabrielle Chanel, the new Les Beiges collection from Chanel, is perfection in a palette. Just by swirling the brush over the three powders it enhances the complexion, creates the illusion of a healthy glow, illuminates the skin tone and embellishes the cheeks. Healthy Glow Sheer Powder is available in two shade variations and teamed with Les Beiges All In One Healthy Glow Fluid SPF15, a magic liquid that melts into the skin and illuminates the face, its perfection for special occasions and a boon for brides.

If like me, you’ve been a fan of that…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Bridal Beauty

Liz shares some professional beauty tips on how to look radiant on your big day

Getting married is stressful enough without having to worry about your makeup. Follow our fabulous guide on how to achieve the perfect look.

Too much, too little, too light, too dark or just too over the top – wedding day makeup can be a fraught affair. You need to start thinking about your makeup and skincare as soon as you set the date. Skin imperfections won’t vanish overnight, although many brides think by applying copious amounts of products the week before the wedding they will. Finding the right blend of colour and perfecting its application needs time, patience and a lot…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Try This The Good Hour

Liz Coggins discovers the perfect deep tissue, full body massage with its own unique muscle release technique at Leeds’s Lush Spa

If you are physically active, this is the massage that will get you through. Or if you are the person that finds yourself rushing around, constantly building up tension then The Good Hour is what you need for a reprieve.

Feeling absolutely full of aches and pains I descended into the depths of The Lush Spa to experience the Good Hour and did I need it.

The Good Hour is a full body, deep tissue massage to work out muscular tension and get to the root of the problems that cause persistent pain in the body. The first part of…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Try This Step into Spring

Although its still chilly out there there’s lots of new beauty products out there to give us a taste of the Spring weather that’s just around the corner. Or if you are stuck for ideas for Mothers Day or a nice little calorie free Easter gift then read on…

Pucker Up
From Clarins comes the first age defying lipstick. It’s got intense long lasting colour and protects lips against dehydration and boosts collagen. Containing Vitamin E, which protects against free radicals, it contains 100% plant waxes. In fifteen shades of age defying, luminous colours with a scent of blackberry…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Winter Skin Fixes

How to fight the January Beauty Nightmares

January brings with it a whole range of beauty nightmares. Too many late nights partying over the festive season, winter chills, the drying effect of central heating and generally feeling under the weather after the long trawl of burning the candle at both ends!

When its cold and dry, the air around you can suck the moisture out of your skin and wind further dehydrates the skin and causes it to become dry, rough, sore, flaky and itchy..To put it bluntly January is your skin’s arch enemy.

Outside the temperature falls and inside the heating goes up. Central heating wrecks…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Try This Be the Sparkling Christmas Belle of the Ball

Liz counts her high five of the best beauty enhancing salon treatments

More than ever everyone wants to look their best for the festive season. It’s a time to try out new looks and generally get our skin, face and body in tip top condition. So now its the perfect time to look for a little help at one of our Leeds spas to make us sparkle for Christmas and through to the New Year.

The Comforter
Where: The Lush Spa Leeds (Tel: 0113 243 3626)
Price: £65

The Treatment:
If you’ve never been to the Lush Spa and had a treatment then you are really missing out…


Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature Party!

It’s that time of year when we all want to go for glam for the party season

Makeup this season has taken a dramatic turn taking its inspiration from the cat walk and the hottest looks are all about tone, texture and colour.

A Lighter Shade of Pale

Skin is paler and blusher on the cheeks is out. It’s all about contours of the face and shading. Sounds a little technical and daunting? Well worry not because with some practice it all becomes very simple.

First step in achieving this new look is to invest a base or primer to prep your skin ready for your foundation. These products improve your skin by adding luminosity, matifying and…

Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty

Feature I Can't Get Through December without...

We take a look at Liz's list of must-haves this winter season

This month counter talk takes a look at new things that can seriously help you through the party season – or you can put on that Christmas wish list.

Desk to Dance Floor
Dita Von Teese’s Golden Vintage Collection is glamour personified with sensual golds and warm bronzes and splashes of her burlesque red to give a stamp of seduction. I just love the packaging too perfect to pop into any evening bag. The collection including a lipstick, lip lacquer, an eye shadow palette and for the ultimate in glamour, Lashes. Prices start at £14.50 available exclusively from Debenhams.


Read more... | See all articles in Health & Beauty


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