Every little helps - and if the great summer getaway has taken all your cash, a quick trip to Tesco can help you stock up on some pampering essentials without breaking the bank. The exclusive Baylis & Harding range starts from £2.
Treatments at home are becoming more and more popular, as image-conscious people opt for quick and cost effective non-surgical beauty boosters, according to a GlobalData report. Popular treatments range from hair removal to skin rejuvenation.
Bride-to-be Rochelle Wiseman, from girl group The Saturdays, chose Champneys as her hen weekend destination. Ahead of her impending nuptials with Marvin Humes, the singer indulged herself at Champneys Tring Health Resort for a weekend of pampering.
Looking for a facial that's effective? The key to beating the signs of ageing is to pick a treatment that suits your age and skin type. Four new treatments are on offer at Eden Spa in Nottinghamshire, to combat fine lines up to deep-set wrinkles.
Forget chocolate and hot cross buns, we'd rather spend our money on a spa treatment this Easter. The luxurious May Fair Hotel in London has announced some special offers for the popular spa, perfect for a relaxing day in the capital.
Fancy a springtime spa treat? A new Lavender and Daffodil Facial & Foot Ritual has been launched at Bowood Hotel Spa & Golf Resort and is ideal for a refreshing and soothing treatment for skin battered by winter winds and central heating.
They've given the British spa industry a much-needed boost and you can always rely on the TOWIE girls to have their fingers on the pulse of what's new in beauty. Now Billi Mucklow and Cara Kilbey have got behind the Crystal Clear skincare range.
Despite how much we would love to spoil our mums – buying them expensive perfume and jewellery and taking them to fancy spas for fancy treatments. But it’s no surprise to anyone that times are tight right now. Regardless of how much we might want to spoil our mums we need to find ways to do it on a budget.
Getting a slot at your busy local hair salon can be a nightmare. Salonaddict.co.uk has launched to take the hassle out of salon booking, allowing you to secure hair and beauty appointments online, with a choice of more than 600 salons to choose from.
The spa industry is booming, with everything from spray tans to in-salon massage, nail art, face and body treatments up for grabs. A report, Health Spas: A Global Outlook, predicts the industry will be worth up to £4.6billion in a couple of years.
Who wants some more gossip from the BRIT awards? Our spa spy spotted a host of stars getting pampered backstage. Multi-award winner Adele encouraged her four backing singers to relax with a Decleor Spotlight Skin facial and hair from Lee Stafford.
Forget the Desperate Scousewives of Liverpool, it’s Manchester that has the real beauty buzz. Mancunian spa fans rave about the town’s Radisson Edwardian Manchester, where the Sienna Spa is an exquisite haven of tranquillity and calm.
With the new series of TOWIE set to launch this weekend, spas and salons are still supporting a sales surge in glamorous beauty treatments. Sales of self-tan are up 19% at John Lewis, as ladies seek to get that Essex glow in the winter months.
Movie nights can add a touch of Hollywood glamour to a spa break at the 18-bedroom Barnsley House, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire. This February, Oscars night will be a special break of film screenings, pampering and champagne.
The Only Way Is Essex and other ultra-glam TV shows are giving beauty salons and spas a boost. New data from Alibaba.com shows demand for eyelash treatments is up 21%, while nail treatments such as acrylics and Shellac are up 41% year-on-year.
Mums-to-be in need of some pregnancy pampering will love the new beauty range by maternity guru Emily Evans, who runs 9 London boutique in Sloane Square and Harrods. Emily Evans Mother hits the shelves on November 14, exclusively at Harrods.
Despite the thousands of pounds paid to Cheryl Cole, Beyonce et al to advertise hair and beauty products, a new poll found 80% of women said that they are not influenced by celebrity endorsement, but prefer to trust online reviews instead.
Do you like to mix skiing with spa-ing? An indulgent Break Away package is now available to book at the Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina in Switzerland, offering the perfect mix of slope-side adventure and plenty of pampering with your apres-ski.
Breast cancer patients can benefit from a number of therapies but good nutrition, positive thinking and plenty of relaxation has been proved to aid recovery. The Haven is a breast cancer charity that prides itself on its tailor-made programmes.
After surviving the summer with the kids, you might want to restore your health (and sanity) by taking a relaxing week away to sample the plethora of treatments available at the five-star Aldemar Hotel’s Thalasso spas at the Royal Mare in Crete.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts and Sense spas have announced the launch of their newest location in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. To celebrate the occasion, the wellbeing specialists will provide a new Mexican inspired spa treatment at all Rosewood locations worldwide.
Beauty treatments don't come cheap but you can get amazing and potentially life-changing results. If you've been considering laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, tattoo removal or similar, the bank holiday break is ideal timing to book in.
Set aside some me time this summer and book a truly memorable spa break. The frequent flying team at Virgin Atlantic have put together their favourite quirky spa treatments available at destinations on the Virgin flights network.