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Facials, pedicures, peels and waxing. Take a look at some of the most effective at home and at the spa treatments.
This brilliant and inexpensive little device smooths away callouses and hard, dry and dead skin on feet and heels from the very first use. Use regularly for perfectly smooth feet you'll want to show off. Emjoi Micro-Pedi Portable Pedicure Device is priced at £27.49 and available from Amazon.
Glycolic acid is a fruit acid that gets rid of dead skin cells to reveal a fresher, more youthful complexion. It targets acne, sun spots, fine lines, scars, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, excessive production of sebum and blackheads. It's applied on the skin (can be used on face and body) for a few minutes only, once a week, increasing the application time each week. A great home treatment that works well. Do a patch test first to make sure you are not sensitive to it and start with a low dose of glycolic acid, such as 30%. Bravura London Glycolic Acid 30% is priced at £9.59 and 50% at £10.79.
Citric acid is ideal for those with skin that lacks radiance, suffers from enlarged pores and blemishes. Apply a few drops to the face in the evening for a week and continue to use up to three times a week for long term treatment. Etat Pur Active A60 Citric Acid AHA is priced at £11.60.
If you suffer from from weak, limp and breaking hair try Organic Systems Build Revamp, a concentrated protein treatment . Leave it on wet hair for 15 minutes after shampooing, rinse and apply your usual conditioner. Organic Systems Power Build Revamp is priced at £11.95.
This gel is absolutely fantastic at reviving hair colour, neutralising green and orange tones on blondes and removing the build up of chlorine, iron, copper and lime in the hair. Apply to wet hair and leave for around 40 minutes once every 4 to 6 weeks. Malibu Crystal Gel is priced at £60 for a box of 12 at Amazon.
Blanx White Shock Toothpaste is a very effective whitening products that utilises LED light, which is also used to whiten teeth professionally at the dentist. The light reacts with natural light for a brighter smile, faster. Blanx contains no abrasives or peroxide. Blanx White Shock Toothpaste £6.99 from Asda and Feelunique.
Another effective yet gentle product that promises to whiten teeth from the first use is Beverly Hills Perfect White Formula Whitening Toothpaste. Use morning and night for a brighter smile. £3.99 from all major retailers.
This traditional Thai facial is an allover treatment to deeply cleanse, purify, moisturise and nourish the skin. The face is first cleansed and steamed with a warm cloth and it's then toned and hydrated with the use of oils and botanicals. The result is bright, smooth and bright skin. We simply loved it. The Traditional Thai Facial is available at the stunning and relaxing Thai Square Spa and priced at £85.
The revitilising facial comprehends cleansing, extraction (squeezing blackheads and blocked pores), face mapping (taking an impression of the face and looking at the needs its different areas) and before moisturising, the use of a machine that emits small undercurrents and stimulates the muscles called Caci. A wonderful all around and anti-ageing treatment to revive, lift, moisturise and brighten. Revitilising Facial at Karine Jackson, £85.
From hair removal creams and gels to waxing strips for the face and body, at home hair removal couldn't be easier and more affordable. Nars hair removal products, from £4.95 from Boots all major chemists and retailers.