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Let's talk about...Absorbing Nutrients

Friday 9th February 2018

Let's talk about...absorbing nutrients We may think we know how much we are getting when we ingest a supplement, but how much of that supplement does our body actually absorb? There are many factors that can affect the absorption rate of vitamins and minerals. Age is the most prevalent factor, because as we get older we digest less well due to a reduction in stomach acid and enzymes resulting in absorbing less than we did when we were younger. What you eat when you take the supplement can also enhance its absorption. For example, studies have shown that up to 50% more vitamin A, D and E are absorbed when taken with a meal containing fat. This is because they are…

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Take on the Challenge...28 Days to Make Time For Me Time

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

January can be a bit of a long month...the fun and festivities of Christmas are over and the reality of every day life resumes once more (and did I mention it's still cold!) So, looking forward to February, here at Heavenly Green we are taking this (shorter) month as a chance to help you find some Me Time with our campaign of 28 days of Self Love Me Time is different for everyone, one person enjoys sitting alone reading a book, whilst another likes the fresh air of a brisk walk. Whatever it is that makes you tick, helps you switch off ,we encourage you to take that time this February. For some, its needed more often than others, but listen…

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Detox Body Bliss from Spiezia Organics

Friday 5th January 2018
Charlotte

Give your body and your senses a real boost this January with our NEW Detoxifying Body Treatment from Spiezia Organics. Designed to help with Water retentionBloatingCelluliteSluggishness Dry skin This gorgeous treatment starts with an inhalation ritual with lemongrass and calendula petals to encourage you to breathe more deeply and de stress. This is then followed by the Spiezia welcome touch, using heated towels on the soles of the feet and gentle stoking movements. First off is the stimulating body brushing ritual, which uses a dry body brush to encourage blood flow to the skins surface, remove dead skin cells and help lymph drainage to remove toxins and excess water retention build up in the body. Afterwards a strong and…

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How to handle your skin hangover

Thursday 14th December 2017
Charlotte

Eat, drink and be merry....but did you know that your skin suffers from a skin hangover for up to 4 weeks after alcohol consumption! Alcohol not only dehydrates your skin making fine lines and wrinkles more prominent, the toxins and sugars contained in alcoholic beverages make skin appear puffy and dull whilst accelerating the aging process. Dark circles appear worse and Inflammatory skin disorders such as rosacea can flare up. Those with sensitive skin can suffer from exacerbated redness and broken capillaries making skin tone appear uneven. Add to that the unwanted post booze breakout and you have a full blown skin hangover! So apart from going T-Total (we are saving that for January) here are our top…

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The Wedding Beauty Countdown

Thursday 23rd November 2017
Charlotte

It's all things Bridal Beauty in the salon this week, as my big brother proposed to his girlfriend of 5 years at the weekend! So, being the dutiful little sister that I am (and might I add a Bridesmaid to be!) I've been thinking about the Wedding Beauty Countdown. What to do, when to do it, how long before for maximum effect, what matters, what doesn't...this is Heavenly Green's Bridal Beauty Bible! 6 Months Before Establish a good skincare regime. Quality skincare is the foundation of all things beauty, and a solid regime is critical to achieving that dewy glowing skin on the day. Get into the habit of having a monthly facial, your skin will thank you for it and…

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Stress, Skin and Wellbeing

Thursday 16th November 2017
Charlotte

One in six people in the workplace are affected by stress, anxiety or depression at any one time in this country, according to the leading UK charity MIND. As the festive period beckons, tensions can run high, so it is important to help yourself relax and take five to help lower your stress levels and remain mindful. Stress can also have a major impact on the skin's appearance, with certain skin conditions actually directly caused by stress. These include: Dryness/Dullness. Raised levels of cortisol promotes transepidermal water loss resulting in dry and dull skin appearance. Fine Lines. Raised cortisol can trigger elevated blood sugar levels via a process known as glycation. Ultimately, glycation damages collagen and elastin, two fibers that help to…

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Our top 5 MUST HAVE treatments this Christmas!

Tuesday 7th November 2017
Charlotte

So, it's that time of year again when you can officially get the sequins out and sparkle for Christmas. With office parties, family get togethers and celebrations galore, we have listed our top 5 treatments to help you navigate the party season this year! 5. CACI 30 Minute Refresher Facial (£33) For those who are tight for time, this is the perfect pick me up to help keep your skin glowing and gorgeous. CACI uses micro current and LED light technology to visibly lift and rejuvenate your face for a tighter more refreshed complexion. 4. St.Tropez Fake Tan (£40) For those of us who aren't going to be seeing the sun anytime soon, you gotta fake it till you make it ladies (and…

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The secret is out...NEW Environ Avance Elixir launched!

Wednesday 1st November 2017
Charlotte

Environ are quite fussy when it comes to releasing new products, and they don't come out very often, so you can imagine the excitement in salon when word got out of a NEW PRODUCT! The Avance Elixir from Environ's Focus Care Youth+ range, is a powerful tri peptide complex focusing on targeting the three main signs of aging Dehydration Fine lines and wrinkles Hyperpigmentation It contains scientifically formulated Meiritage which originates from Chinese root extract alongside 3 peptide complexes which provide a powerful combination of ingredients for increased skin luminosity and radiance. To be used as an additional serum alongside your standard Environ skincare routine, this product promises to improve skin tone and texture, help prevent against damaging UV rays and…

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Spotlight On...CACI Synergy Purifying Facial

Friday 27th October 2017
Charlotte

The Lowdown This quick "lunchtime facial" is perfect for clients who want fast results with no downtime, in just 45 mins to be exact! It aims to minimise the appearance of blemishes, age spots and pigmentation whilst healing the skin and triggering tissue repair using CACI's groundbreaking SPED LED light therapy. This technology combines the use of LED red and blue light with microcurrent for a super powerful treatment. The Experience After a full cleanse and tone of your skin, your therapist will start with ultrasonic peeling which uses tiny vibrations to gently slough away dirt and grime, before continuing with orbital microdermabrasion. This will remove dead skin cells, and encourage blood flow leaving your skin feeling silky smooth and energised. Next is…

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4 skincare tips to make your skin glow this Autumn

Tuesday 26th September 2017

Autumn is upon us, and as we say goodbye to the long Summer evenings, we welcome warm snuggly nights cuddled up on the sofa. Just as the change in season calls for a change in weather, it also means a change in skincare. So here are Heavenly Green's 5 simple tips on looking after your skin this season... 1. Love your lips To help keep your lips looking luscious and soft as the colder weather sets in, we recommend using a lip care product twice a day. Moisturising your lips prevents them from getting dry and chapped and can help with reducing the risk of cold sores. Our favourite product is Spiezia Organics Soothe and Nourish Lip Balm. Containing cinnamon (for that…

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