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The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Beauty Deals!

The Best Black Friday Beauty Deals!

Black Friday always leaves me conflicted. Part of me hates this insane amount of consumerism but the beauty addict part loves all the deals! As long as you don’t go overboard and buy a whole bunch of stuff because it’s 70% off and then never use (ahem me last year), you can make some great savings on your favourite beauty products.

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. 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, causing the facial muscle…

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…

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 #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…

Treatment Review: Heviz Mud Wrap

Treatment Review: Heviz Mud Wrap

FYI not me in the pic. Credit to   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…

The Many Benefits of Massage

The Benefits of Massage

Massage doesn’t just feel good it is good! Usually booked to help with muscle pain, scientific research has shown there are numerous benefits of massage. Benefits of massage include.   Stress reduction. When the body is under stress it creates unhealthy levels of the stress hormone, cortisol. Too much cortisol can cause many problems including weight gain, digestive problems, headaches…

How to make the most of your spa day. A guide by

How to make the most of your spa day!

  Ah a spa day, one of the rare things that is a treat and is actually good for you!  What was once seen as an ultimate indulgence for a few has become a popular way to chill out with friends, celebrate a special event or just get some precious time to yourself. So whether you’re a spa veteran or a…

Wellness Travel


Hi! I’m Sarah and welcome to A Well Travelled Beauty! A wellness, travel and beauty blog.  I am sharing the knowledge I have gathered over the past fifteen years working in the spa industry along with my travel adventures and a quest to live a more sustainable and balanced life. While I hope this blog will encourage you to make…