Everything you wanted to know about Botox

Everything you wanted to know about Botox


When I got my Botox done I took the opportunity to quiz Dr Samir of Doctor 1.618 on the facts about Botox. How does Botox work? Despite what you may think, Botox doesn’t actually remove wrinkles. It works by temporarily disabling the facial muscles that cause wrinkles. Once injected, the substance works to block signals (neurotransmitters) from contracting treated muscles,…

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7 Simple Beauty Swaps to Reduce your Plastic Impact


Plastic Free Beauty Swaps Please note this post may contain affiliate links July is Plastic Free July, a campaign that challenges you to give up single-use plastics so I thought I would go through some easy plastic free beauty swaps to help you reduce your plastic usage We can’t ignore the catastrophic effect our addiction to plastic is having on…

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Juice Detox Review www.awelltravelledbeauty.com

Longevity 3 Day Juice Detox


Can a wine and pizza addict survive a juice detox?   I’ve always wanted to do a juice detox at a spa but considering my wine and pizza addiction I’ve always been a bit scared to do it. I like my food and get very very hangry when I don’t eat. Having worked for so long in the spa industry…

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Facial Oils

3 Reasons why you NEED to be using Facial Oils


Facial oils are the secret weapon in your skincare routine. They re-hydrate, intensely nourish, protect, re-balance and make your other products work even better! Whatever your skin type, facial oils are your no 1 way to a healthy, glowing complexion! In case you need more proof here are 3 reasons why you need to be using facial oils!   1. Facial…

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Volunteering in Kenya Part 2


The best experience of my life followed by the worst Where was I? oh yeh on an island in the middle of the Indian ocean with no electricity or running water. As I said one part of the volunteering was marine research which I loved going out on the boat and surveying dolphins. One of my days off myself and…

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10 EMPOWERING QUOTES BY INSPIRING BAD ASS WOMEN

10 Empowering Quotes by Inspiring Kick-Ass Women!


  I love quotes! I lose hours on Pinterest, clicking through quote after quote. I have my quote apps on my phones and I’m signed up to way too many “quote of the day emails”. So in honour of International Women’s Day, I thought I’d share my ten favourite empowering quotes by some Kick-Ass Women!!   “I raise up my voice—not…

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spa and wellness holidays www.awelltravelledbeauty.com

Spa and Wellness Holidays with Fleewinter


DRUM ROLL PLEASE… (and maybe a few trumpets as well – thanks) Spa and Wellness Holidays I am super excited to announce my spa and wellness holidays are now available with the boutique travel company Fleewinter .  After a year of work and research, I have selected a range of incredible spas chosen for their unique destinations, knowledge and high treatment…

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Retinol can make an incredible difference to your skin but it can be confusing trying to figure out how to use it. Find out at www.awelltravelledbeauty.com #skincare, #anti-ageing, #skincaretips,

What the R? The truth about Retinol


Understanding the confusing facts and learning the truth about retinol   I find every time I open a magazine or “accidentally” click that link in a website (“doctors can’t believe.. blah blah try to ban this secret anti-ageing trick…”) we are flooded with products claiming to turn back the tide. The truth is, while many products can certainly improve the…

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Kenya

Volunteering in Kenya – part 1.


 What have I done??? A new way of life!   “Sitting in my mosquito net covered bed, in a room, I share with 7 other girls, with sweat dripping down my face, I still don’t really know what possessed me. I think I focused too much on the end of it and forgot that I would have to actually go…

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Treatment Review: Heviz Mud Wrap

Treatment Review: Heviz Mud Wrap


FYI not me in the pic. Credit to Heviz.hu   Not too long ago I tried out the Heviz Mud Wrap where I was slathered in black mud, wrapped up in plastic and left to cook. I was staying in Heviz, Hungary which is famous for Lake Heviz, the largest thermal lake in Europe and a  geological curiosity.  (see my…

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The Incredible Healing Lake Heviz www.awelltravelledbeauty.com

The Incredible Healing waters of Lake Heviz


In the town Heviz, Mid-Western Hungary lies a geological curiosity. Lake Heviz, Europes largest thermal lake. You can bath in it all year round and but it’s not just the warmth that is the wonder but the property of its water and mud and the effects they have on the body. On a recent spa research trip to Hungary, I,…

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