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Two tips for people who will be using a salon's waxing service for the first time

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If you have booked your first waxing appointment at a salon, you might find this advice helpful. Let your beauty therapist know if you experience too much discomfort Because waxing involves the extraction of the hair from the root to the tip, it is a bit uncomfortable; this is especially true when hair is being removed from sensitive areas where there are a high number of nerve endings, like the pelvic region. Read More»

Understanding Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is a commonly practiced alternative healthcare treatment with its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. It is endorsed by the Medical Board of Australia and can be used to treat pain or to reduce stress and improve wellbeing. You can book acupuncture sessions at selected spas, health centres and alternative health practices, but you should always ensure your practitioner is qualified before undergoing treatment. Acupuncturists believe the nerve endings throughout the body can be stimulated using acupuncture to realign and balance the body’s energy, known as qi. Read More»

Two Types Of Treatments That You Should Always Have Carried Out At A Beauty Salon

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While there are plenty of beauty treatments that you can do yourself, quite safely and easily, in the comfort of your own home, there are certain ones that should only be performed by a beauty therapist at a beauty salon. Continue reading to find out what these treatments are. Bikini waxing Whilst there are quite a few at-home bikini waxing kits available, it is not a good idea to try to wax your own bikini line at home. Read More»

How Can Prenatal Massage Therapy Help You Enjoy Your Pregnancy?

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Nurturing a baby in your womb and bringing them into this world is not an easy task. It is a journey that is filled with both joy and anxiety. What’s more, the many changes that occur in the body to accommodate the little one can also be burdening. Regardless of all these things, you need to maintain proper physical and mental health to ensure that you enjoy your pregnancy. One of the ways to do this is by scheduling regular therapeutic massage sessions, and this article will show you how this therapy can be beneficial for your body. Read More»

The Wondrous Advantages of Periodic Oxygen Facials

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Oxygen may be a fundamental element of life, but what you may not know is that, as you age, the natural levels of oxygen in your skin progressively decline. When this decline begins to happen, your skin becomes vulnerable to wrinkling and fine lines, which inadvertently ages your appearance too. In the search for the fountain of youth, advancements in the spa industry have conceptualised ways to restore the diminishing oxygen in an attempt to provide you with a youthful appearance. Read More»

Strengthening Your Nails

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Many beauty magazines and websites showcase spectacular nail art and the gorgeous manicures of the stars. If you have weak nails, it can be frustrating to not be able to have the same great-looking nails. Here are some tips to get a better, stronger set of nails.  Focus on your diet Nails are made of keratin, which is the same material as hair. Your body relies on protein to create more nails and on fats to create some oil to help keep the keratin smooth, shiny and flexible so that your nails don’t crack and break. Read More»