Treat your skin with a facial

A facial is a great thing to indulge in - especially at the change of seasons. Slough off that dead skin, and glow again for the upcoming party season! Elemis has just launched a new Amethyst Roller so you can indulge in a little bit of a facial at home. Facial rolling gives great beauty benefits to your skin - it can boost circulation, relax facial muscles, help to eliminate toxins, stimulate lymphatic drainage and reduce puffiness. Using an … [Read more...]

National Brow Day offers and Benefit Set

Benefit has positioned itself as the brow brand of the nation, and to celebrate National Brow Day (today, Octrober 2), they launched the  Limited Edition Blockbuster Brow Set. Yes, it's another brow set from Benefit, but it's a brilliant one - and great value. It actually launched last month, but it's still available and it is SUCH good value. It contains FIVE of Benefit's best-selling brow products (full size), and one brow tool. It … [Read more...]

5PM BIG beauty deals

It's a new season, time for something new. Maybe you need a new haircut, those overgrown brows looking at, or just fancy trying a new beauty treatment - party lashes, perhaps?! Whatever you fancy, treat yourself, and do it with one of the brilliant Big Deals available at the moment on 5pm. First up, Party Lashes and HD Brows at Iconic Hair, Beauty & Nails Salon in Glasgow. This Big Deal is £19. HD Brows use a whopping seven steps, … [Read more...]

National Spa Week – Treat yourself to a 5pm Spa Day

It's National Spa Week this week, did you know? Well, now you do, so treat yourself to a day at the spa! 5pm Spa and Beauty has lots of lovely spas offering brilliant deals on the site, so have a good look. Here are five of our luxury spas - click through to discover the deals that are on offer at each spa at the moment. The DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa and Golf Resort is set in scenic grounds with views towards the Campsies. … [Read more...]

Autumn Foot Prep

It's been a glorious summer, however,  it will soon be time to retire the sandals for another year and look out those socks and boots (or socks and sandals for September if you can rock that vibe!) But... that doesn't mean your feet are about to get neglected for the next five months or however long autumn and winter last. You need to continue to take care of them, or at least give them one last pamper before you hide them away for a while. I … [Read more...]

End of month big beauty deals

It's end of August, time to treat yourself to something new for the coming autumn months. And no, we don't mean a coat! We're talking a new beauty treatment to refresh your look for the months ahead, or a spa break to just get away and recharge for the winter. If you have never had microdermabrasion, then you really must! Blow away the end of summer blues with a fresh, smooth, radiant complexion, thanks to this brilliant treatment. There's a … [Read more...]

Get the latest ‘Glass Hair’ trend

So, here's the latest Hollywood hair trend - Glass Hair. Yep, Kim Kardashian has it. So does Jourdan Dunn. So what the heck is it? Er, a shiny bob, I think. It's definitely shiny. Very shiny. And mostly bobbed. It's probably not that attainable for many of us. Look at my latest Instagram image - bottom of the post - that's about as near to 'glass hair' as my over-processed barnet gets, but back in the day I did once have a gloriously shiny bue … [Read more...]

Look after yourself with Wellbeing Deals

Maybe the original spirit of the Fringe has got to me, but I've come over all peace, love and wellbeing this week - I feel a need to get my chakras in order, after a long and stressful few months. It might have something to do with the new NEOM Organics Wellbeing Pod which launched this month. Its the Yorkshire-based brand's first foray in the electronic market, and it's a pretty simple, yet effective device. Fantastic gift  - to yourself, of … [Read more...]

Fringe-tastic!

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is in full swing, and it got me thinking about fringes of the hair variety. It's been a while since I had one, and in the summer sun they can be a real pain. But, come the autumn and winter, a fringe can be a cute thing to hide behind - and it always covers those frown lines. A fringe - or bangs,as our American cousins like to call them - are on-trend one month, and not the next. Some celebrities are known for … [Read more...]

Age Before Beauty – BBC drama

Beauty fans and salon owners should be glued to the TV screen tonight as Age Before Beauty start on BBC One. The new drama, written by Debbie Horsfield, is a family saga set in a Manchester beauty salon and I can't wait to watch! It stars the likes of Robson Green, Sue Johnston, Lisa Riley, Polly Walker, is set over six-parts, and explores life, with a beauty industry background. Debbie Horsfield worked on  hair salon drama Cutting It … [Read more...]