White Pebble Spa Treatment review

Recently my lovely husband bought me as a gift a spa package 🙂 – 7 treatments at White Pebble SPA & Beauty Clinic in Stillorgan Park Hotel . The SPA looks really nice and they work on Yonka cosmetics which I haven’t tried yet.
The package included 7 treatments like: body peeling, hot stone back massage, feet and hand heat treatment, head massage and Yonka facial with gommage exfoliation and mask. Although they advertised the offer as a day spa visit, everything lasted 2,5h but still it was a very pleasant experience. Continue reading

What is hydrosol?

Girls! If you’re looking for a great, natural tonner then try hydrosol (known also as a hydrolat). Hydrolat is the condensate water that is left over after the process of extracting an essential oil by water or steam distillation. This aromatic water contains the very essence of everything that was contained within the plant when it was still alive and growing (very important are here its water-soluble – hydrophilic parts of the plant). Continue reading

How to use natural oils?

In my previous post Natural, pure oils are great for your face and body I wrote about great properties of natural oils. So if you’re already convinced to give them a try, let’s see how to use them 🙂

 

 

» As a foundation base – you skin will get a nice glow and natural oil will support other anti-aging treatments. The best choice: mandarin oil, camellia oil, pumpkin seeds oil

 

» As a makeup remover – hydrophilic oils affiliate fat with water which has great cleansing properties with hydration effect in the same time. Continue reading

Natural, pure oils are great for your face and body!

Have you ever considered using oils for your face or body? Yes, correct – oils which could have an incredible positive impact on our skin.

 

But you need to use pure, natural oils from eco fields and forget about mineral oils and lanolin which are comedogenic (block pores, worsen our skin condition and make cause new blackheads and pimples). Continue reading

Girls! Let’s reward ourselves! SPA day – this is what we need!

So finally we went! Five of us for a SPA day, it was so deserved after hard working day. And you know what? This was the best present we could give to ourselves 🙂 highly recommended!

Photo from Johnstown House Hotel and Spa main web page: http://www.johnstownhouse.com/spa-leisure.html

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Quick food – not a fast food

I don’t know what about you guys, but I never have enough time for a proper cooking as I’m always ‘in rush’. But from other hand I would like to prepare and eat my home-made, healthy meals without worry about my weight. So as I’ve got some ‘my tips’ – how to prepare healthy meals in a short time, I’ve decided to add this section to my blog and  called it ’Quick Recipes’ . Continue reading

What are the most popular chemical peelings?

Of course there are many more chemical peelings than these listed below but let’s concentrated on the most popular ones which you shouldn’t have any problem to find in many beauty salons/clinics. And remember – depending on acids’ concentration – each treatment could be done or by beauty specialist or by cosmetologist or by doctor.
 
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So what we have:

Glycolic acid
 
— Salicylic acid
 
— Azelaic acid
 
— Pyruvic acid
 
Mandelic acid Continue reading