Beauty Therapy is the treatment of skin, hair and nails, typically in a salon environment. Some Beauty Therapists also offer a massage service. Treatments can include:
nail extensions and nail art
special occasion hairstyling (bridal services)
body hair removal (waxing, laser hair removal, electrolysis)
lash and brow tinting
Holistic Beauty Therapy is becoming popular in addition to traditional salon treatments. Many salons now offer a range of body massage treatments sometimes with the use of aromatherapy essential oils. Here are some holistic treatments that are now commonly found in a beauty salon:
body massage (swedish massage, sports massage, hot stone massage, indian head massage, see Massage)
henna body art
Treatments are usually booked in advance and can last between 30 mins to several hours depending on the services provided.
Alpha and beta hydroxy acids have been utilised in modern skin care products for some time. They are popular additives that act as skin conditioners and exfoliants whilst stimulating the production of new skin cells.
Do you find it hard to grow your nails or do you find that your nails are always breaking or splitting? You could be suffering from brittle nails. Read on to find out exactly what brittle nails are and what you can do to help the condition.
Cosmetic acupuncture is a viable alternative to Botox, micro-dermabrasion, photo rejuvenation, chemical peels, or other processes that are designed to “wind back the clock” and reduce the signs of ageing. Best of all, it is natural and actually works.
Dietary problems and certain weather conditions can bring about changes in your skin's texture. When the air is dry, your skin can also turn dry all over. Your lips, too, may not be spared from dryness and may exhibit extreme symptoms like cracking, flaki
Your skin constantly renews itself by creating new cells beneath the surface of your skin. Ideally, old or dead skin cells come off while you bathe or wash your face to make way for newer skin cells to reach the surface. As you age, your skin's natural ab