Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy that can help bring balance to the body and mind.

Are beauty treatments safe during pregnancy?

Pregnant and planning a spa trip? This article looks at...

Are gel manicures and pedicures safe?

Gel polishes offer a durable finish, but does the UV light, or the content of the polish and remover pose any health risks?


Aromatherapy uses warm essential oils to activate your sense of smell and increase your sense of well-being. Smell is a powerful sense; a scent can affect what you feel, and help you relax.

Ayurvedic massage types

The Good Spa Guide talks to Antara Spa at the Chelsea Health Club about Ayurvedic massage.

Balinese massage

Read more about this relaxation massage that has both mental and physical benefits.


You can have a spa bath either as part of a package, or as a treatment in itself. Here are the main types you'll find in spas.

Botox Injections

A Botox injection is a non-surgical, medical procedure that reduces...

Chocolate Spa Treatments

Chocolate treatments and therapies appear on many spa menus. Although...

Colour Analysis

Colour analysis is a salon, boutique or spa treatment that...

Comfort Zone Prescriptive Facial

Rebecca Barlow, therapist at New Park Manor Hotel's Bath House Spa describes a [ comfort zone ] prescriptive facial.

Cupping Therapy

The Good Spa Guide talks to Chuan Spa at the Langham about cupping therapy, a traditional Chinese medicine treatment.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage uses slow, firm strokes and pressure to...

Do anti-ageing spa treatments work?

Your golden rules for delaying the signs of ageing.

Elemis Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Facial

Head Therapist at Norton House, Sarah Gay, tells us more about the Elemis Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Facial.

Eye Beauty Treatments

Eye treatments offer a range of quick and effective solutions...

Facial or dermal fillers

Facial fillers are injections or creams which reduce the appearance of...

Facials: an introduction

Not sure how to choose a facial? Our handy guide tells you more.

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