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					Spa magazine
WINTER 09/10

         All the latest spa treatments
         Mineral make-up
         The celebrities’ favourite

         Fantastic offers
         Discounts and giveaways
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          W E L C O M E
                                                                                                                                                               Proud of our spa, and all that we have achieved here,
                                                                                                                                                               we are delighted to announce that the industry has
                                                                                                                                                               recognised our achievements once again. As three-
                                                                                                                                                               times winners of the annual British Beauty & Spa
                                                                                                                                                               Awards for Regional Salon of the Year (North-West &
                                        Keep up with the latest news                                                                                           Scotland), and the Marketing Award, 2009 has seen
                                                                                                                                                               Zen Lifestyle reach the pinnacle of success by being
                                                  from Zen Lifestyle                                                                                           entered into the Beauty Industry Hall of Fame.
                                                                                                                                                               Come and visit for an award-winning treatment soon!

                               Welcome to the second issue of our
                               magazine. We’re delighted so many
                               of you have been asking about its
                               arrival! As ever there have been lots
                               of advancements at Zen Lifestyle
                               – Ellipse Hair Removal has been                                                                                                        frEE ELEMiS TraVEL KiT
                               introduced at Teviot place, following                                                                                                  Aware of the current climate, we wanted to give you something back to help
                               many years of success with this                                                                                                        you save money and pamper at home. So, if you spend over £70 on Elemis
                               treatment at the Bruntsfield salon, as                                                                                                 products, we’ll give you a complimentary Elemis Anti-Ageing Travel Kit (worth
                               well as Nouveau Eyelash Extensions,                                                                                                    £39). Those who spend over £110 will receive a complimentary Elemis Anti-
                                                                                                                                                                      Ageing Wrinkle Control Travel Kit (worth a whopping £71), while stocks last.
                               and 3 Week Manicures.                                 ThE pErfECT gifT
                               After 2008’s success at the annual                    Available in denominations of £5, £10,
    British Beauty & Spa Awards where we won UK Salon of The                         £20, £50 and £100, a Zen Lifestyle gift
    Year, Regional Salon of The Year, Salon Retailer of the Year and                 voucher can be purchased online at                                                                                                Our prescribing Aesthetic
    the Marketing Award, we were pleased to recently be awarded             or from                                                                                               Practitioner Helena Collier
    another three awards for 2009 – read all the details on the                      either salon by                                                                                                                   is now offering a brand new
    following pages.                                                                 phone. The lucky                                                                                                                  dermal filler – Teosyal – winner
    This recognition couldn’t come at a better time as this year                     recipient can                                                                                                                     of the Best Product of the Year
                                                                                     then redeem                                                                                                                       award at the Aesthetic Awards
    we’re celebrating Zen Lifestyle’s 10th birthday. I’m delighted to
                                                                                     at their leisure                                                                                                                  2008/09. More cost-effective
    say whilst I’ve been here 10 years, so have many of you, our
                                                                                     within a year from                                                                                                                than others on the market, it
    valued clients! As ever, Zen Lifestyle is all about wellbeing and                purchase, adding                                                                                                                  makes non-surgical cosmetic
    making you feel good about yourself. So sit back, sip one of
    our luxury teas and enjoy the read.
                                                                                     to whatever                               TEaM bOnding... WiTh a diffErEnCE                                                       solutions accessible to all.
                                                                                     you give to buy                           As a spa, our whole aim is to help people relax, find peace of mind and
                                                                                     any product or
    fiona fowley                                                                                                               happiness. And our company fun day out certainly did that – though
                                                                                     treatment. It’s                           through perhaps slightly more unorthodox methods!
                                                                                     the perfect gift.                         Hiring a bus, we took the entire genteel team up to Tayside where they
                Communikator                                                                                                   were soon found tearing cross-country on quad bikes! A nail or two were
                                                                    Please recycle                                             then broken as the team headed downstream white-water rafting before a
                                      this magazine                                              well-deserved dinner – accompanied by one or two drinks! It was a great
    Products and/or treatments featured in this magazine have not                                                              day out and was enjoyed by everyone.
    been endorsed by any of the celebrities or models pictured.


NeW! sUPer ProdUCt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         o f f e r
The next-generation in age-reversal treatments
Zen Lifestyle now offers              years, CoffeeBerry is the
                                                                                                                                                                                              free MUrAd GIft
CoffeeBerry treatments and            ecologically-friendly patented                                                                                                                          WItH A fACIAL
products from Priori. The only        skin lightening, brightening and                                                                                                                        We have the choice of a FREE
totally natural treatment that        anti-ageing extract of the whole                                            Save over £100 on Murad products                                            Murad Vitamin-C Infusion Home
offers cosmeceutical results,         coffee fruit, which has been                                                                                                                            Facial Kit (worth £52), or a Renewal
CoffeeBerry extract is the most       clinically tested and proven, plus                                                                                                                      Home Facial Kit (worth £59) when
potent form of natural antioxidants   pharmaceutically validated and                                              If your skin is dry, dehydrated,   making beautiful, healthy                you book ANY Murad Facial at
of any fruit, vegetable or tea so     medically endorsed! As such,                                                devitalised or suffering from      skin attainable for everyone,’           Zen Lifestyle.
far tested – it’s three times more    CoffeeBerry can deliver superior                                            too much sun, then you             say Dr Murad. ‘A healthy                 There are five Murad facials to
potent than green tea!                results, repairing sun damage,                                              should be using leading            complexion is a reflection               choose from aimed at combating
Unlike traditional coffee bean        reversing pigmented skin, and                                               dermatologist Dr Murad’s           of total wellness both inside            dehydrated skin, environmental
extracts, which have been             visually slowing down the signs                                             anti-ageing range of skincare      and out. This, in turn, creates          damage, acne, sensitive skin, and
used in cosmetics for many            of ageing.                                                                  – if you’re not already.           a healthy environment for                anti-ageing. Book now at reception
                                                                                                                  Their unique and powerful          the skin so that if problems             or call us at either salon. Offer
                                                                                                                  peptide sequence has been          do arise, they resolve more              available only while stocks last.
                                                                                                                  created to send an instant         easily. Furthermore, skincare
                                                                                                                  message to your complexion,        can lead the way to overall
                                                                                                                  instructing it to behave like      health. Take all the necessary
                                                                                                                  younger, healthy skin. As the      steps to achieve healthy skin
                                                                                                                  Doctor himself says, it works      – including the right products,
                                                                           Zen Lifestyle is celebrating fiona     like a ‘vaccine against ageing.’   the proper nutrients (from both
                                                                           winning salon director of the                                             food and supplements) and
                                                                           Year! Page 12 has the full story…      ‘As a dermatologist,               positive lifestyle choices – and
                                                                                                                  pharmacist and researcher,         over time, your whole body will
                                                                           Eyes are said to be the first thing    I have devoted my life to          be healthier too.’
                                                                           that most people notice when they
                                                                           meet you for the first time. Why not
                                                                           make the most of yours with some
                                                                           lash extensions? Turn to page 20
Added extrAs...
                                                                           for details...
While you’re here, why not upgrade your
treatment with one of our mini rituals? They
cost just £12, take only 10 minutes and can                                Not so long ago, Harper’s Bazaar
be added onto your treatment without pre-                                  stated that Zen Lifestyle gave
booking. Go on, indulge yourself!                                          ‘the Best Brazilian in scotland.’
l Soothing Hand Massage                                                    Why? Because we are pioneers
– a wonderfully calming treatment                                          in using hot wax in conjunction
l Anti-Ageing Pro Collagen Hand Treatment                                  with specialised oil. this means
– smooth away those revealing crinkles                                     the wax grabs the hair not the
l De-Stress Pressure Point Scalp Massage                                   skin, making it far less painful. It                                                                         Turn the page to see some of the exciting
– feel the cares of the world slip away                                    also removes much shorter hairs                                                                              Murad and Elemis gift sets we have
l Tension Release Foot Massage                                             leaving you smoother for longer!                                                                             avaliable with huge savings...
– pure heaven for tired feet                                               Come and find out for yourself.

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Four award-winning Elemis products in a stunning fuchsia                                                                                                                   devotee…
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from this promotion to Breast Cancer Care                                                                                                                                  £25

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        alluringly fragranced while the
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                                                                                                                               de-stress and unwind                                                                     Exotic Island Flower Body Balm (125ml),
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            damage the environment can have on skin                                                                                                          finished, you’re hair-free for life!       of a rubber band snapping onto the
                                                                                                      Time for Men Ice-Cool Foaming Shave                                                               skin. Positively pleasant compared
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                                                                                                                                                             How does it work?                          to some other forms of hair removal!
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                           As we celebrate our 10 year                                                                                                                                                                     awards galore
                           anniversary, we take a look at what                                                                                                                                                             Over the past 10 years we have
                           makes Zen Lifestyle so special                                                                                                                                                                  collected the following awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           from both the British Beauty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           & Spa Awards and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Professional Beauty Awards…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2009 Hall of Fame for Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and Best Scottish Salon;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Winner, UK Salon Director of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2008 UK Salon of the Year

                    of e xcellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2008 Regional Salon of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (North-West & Scotland)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2008 Salon Retailer of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2008 Marketing Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2004 Regional Salon of the Year
                           dedicated staff                                                                                                                                                                                 (North-West & Scotland)
                                                                                                                                  open all hours
c e l e b r a t e

                           Our staff are among the best in
                                                                                                                                  Well aware of the busy working weeks you all endure, we made                             2004 Salon Retailer of the Year
                           the business – even if we do say
                           so ourselves! Without them we                                                                          a decision to make your visits as flexible as possible. Opening as                       2004 Best Beauty Salon
                           wouldn’t have won quite so many                                                                        early as 8am means you can pop in before work, and our 10pm late                         (three rooms or less)
                           awards or opened our second                           something                                        openings allow you to come after work – however late you get away!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2003 Best Beauty Salon
                                                                                                                                  We’ll even send you a text reminder the day before. And, if you can’t
                           site at Teviot Place. We even                         from the bar?                                    get there mid-week, we’re open Saturday and Sunday.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (three rooms or less)
                           have some, like Senior Therapist                      The whole purpose of our spa is to help                                                                                                   2003 Marketing Award
                           Katherine Ritchie, who have been                      you reach a zen-like state. Take time before,
                           with us since year one.                                                                                                                                                                         2003 UK Salon of the Year
                                                                                 during or after your treatment to relax with                                      forward thinking                                        2003 Regional Salon of the Year
                           Among some of the most highly                         a freshly-ground cup of expresso, chilled                                         At Zen we’ve always been leading the industry
                           trained in the business, our                                                                                                                                                                    (North-West & Scotland)
                                                                                 mineral water or choose from our selection                                        in terms of innovation... for example, turn the
                           therapists are always up-to-                          of soothing teas from TeaPig. Those who                                                                                                   2002 Marketing Award
                                                                                                                                                                   clock back 10 years and an urban spa was an
                           date with the latest procedures                       need an extra bit of help can opt for a                                           unknown concept. Since then we’ve continued
                           and techniques, with each and                         glass of wine or champagne – as long                                              to research developments around the world
                           every staff member continually                        as it doesn’t inhibit your treatment.                                             to bring the latest ground-breaking treatments
                           undergoing training.
                                                                                                                                                                   and products to the spa, ahead of others – we
                                                                                                                                                                   were the first beauty salon in Scotland to offer
                                                                                                                                                                   Mesotherapy, Priori and Murad treatments and
                         a Zen-like experience                                                                                                                     products, plus the first in Edinburgh to offer
                         Have you ever visited a spa to find your time there                                                                                       Ellipse Hair Removal.
                         less than relaxing; your hour appointment eaten
                         into with consultations, mindless chatter, and the
                         time it takes you to get dressed and undressed?
                                                                                                                                  luxury surrounds                                                         time to prepare
                         At Zen, the focus is truly on you and giving you                                                                                                                                  Instead of working on a strict hourly basis,
                                                                                                                                  From the moment you enter Zen
                         the best experience possible. Perhaps this is why                                                                                                                                 we make sure we leave a 15-minute gap
                                                                                                                                  Lifestyle you are aware that no
                         we repeatedly get great feedback from you all on
                         the genial atmosphere of the spa and our ever-
                                                                               no time wasted                                     expense has been spared on the                                           in-between each appointment to allow you
                                                                               Whether you book in for a 30, 60 or 90 minute      sumptuous décor. Solid wood                                              time to prepare and repair at your leisure.
                         smiling, enthusiastic staff. Thank you!                                                                                                                                           This may mean we get to see less people
                                                                               treatment, that’s exactly what you get! Any        fixtures, decadently cut-glass
                                                                               consultations and preparation time will not be     sparkling chandeliers, rich purple                                       each day, but as the client, you come first.
                                                                               carried out during your allotted treatment slot.   walls, Egyptian cotton towels and
                                                                               At Zen we like to make sure that you get           ambient lighting – all of which make         Turn the page to read an interview with Zen Lifestyle’s founder, Fiona Fowley…
                                                                               exactly what you pay for.                          for a stylish experience.

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                                                                                                                                                                      on the internet or ask friends for      any highlights from the
                                                                                                                                                                      recommendations. Book in advance        past 10 years at Zen?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       i n t e r v i e w
                                                                                                                                                                      to ensure you get an appointment

                                                                                                                                                                      time that suits you. When booking,      Winning Salon of the Year for the
                                                                                                                                                                      the receptionist should be able to      second time – the team were all
                                                                                                                                                                      help you with any questions you         so excited, I felt really proud of all
                                                                                                                                                                      have relating to the treatments. As     the girls and we all had such a fun
                                                                                                                                                                      we offer a wide range of treatments     night. I’ve also loved developing
                                                                                                                                                                      at Zen Lifestyle we treat the first     relationships with clients over the
                                                                                                                                                                      phone call like a consultation,         years; it’s very satisfying how many
                                                                                                                                                                      getting as much information from        keep coming back and that even
          As Zen’s founder, passionate beauty expert Fiona                                                                                                            the clients as possible so that         now, 10 years on, 75% of our new
          can prescribe the perfect treatment for any client                                                                                                          we can advise the most suitable         clients come from recommendation.
                                                                                                                                                                      treatment for each individual.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              and your own personal
as founder, what is your                   and before you set up                     how do you go about                                                              what if a client is not                 favourite treatments?
role at Zen lifestyle?                     Zen lifestyle?                            selecting a treatment                                                            happy with the results?
                                                                                     for a client? is there a                                                                                                 I couldn’t live without my
My main role is to oversee the             I’ve been in the beauty industry for      consultation process?                                                            Prevention is better than cure, so      3 Week Manicure! DiamondTome
smooth running of both our salons,         over 20 years now. Initially, I started                                                                                    we try to avoid situations like these   Dermabrasion is also a favourite
although I don’t do this alone. With       out by studying a two-year HND in         Yes. The consultation process                                                    by having thorough consultations        facial, then there’s Omnilux which
the help of our excellent managers,        Beauty Therapy, and from there I          begins as soon as the client                                                     with clients. This means that with      not only provides a feeling of
fantastic Reception staff and              spent a lot of time in Australia and      contacts us at Reception. We also                                                an agreed result in mind, the client    wellbeing and relaxation, it also has
wonderful therapists, my job is both       the Far East, working as a therapist      offer complimentary skin and body                                                knows what the outcome of the           a lifting and hydrating effect on skin
enjoyable and that little bit easier. My   and gaining additional qualifications     consultations so the client receives                                             treatments are.                         – great for a wee boost when tired!
business partner Kieran deals with         – for example in Thai massage!            a full understanding of the
finance, suppliers, marketing, the         On my return to Edinburgh I set           treatments and products we             what if someone requests
website and online shop – and the          up Zen Lifestyle at Bruntsfield           offer, as well as getting a tailored   a treatment that isn’t
dreaded paperwork!                         Place and somehow a decade                programme to suit their needs.         actually suited to them?
Recruitment, inductions and training       has flown by!                             At both salons we now have digital
are a big part of my job, too.                                                       skin scanners, which allow us to       There is a difference between ‘not
With such a great group of girls,                                                    have an in-depth look at what’s        suited’ and ‘can’t have’. If a client
it’s important that I find new staff          Fiona with TV presenter                happening above and below the          wants a treatment, but can’t have
members that will fit in easily. And I        Michael Underwood collecting           skin’s surface – a must before any     it, say, due to medical reasons, we
still get involved in both theory and         Spa Director of the Year at the        facial programme.                      must insist that it is not carried out.
practical training days.                      annual British Spa & Beauty                                                   If the client wants a treatment but
Another important role for me is              Awards 2009
                                                                                                                            we think that something else is
researching; as beauty is such a                                                                                            better suited we would advise and
fast-moving industry it’s important                                                                                         give reasons why. Ultimately the
that we are up-to-date with new                                                                                             decision is theirs.
treatment or product developments.
I make sure I visit all the industry                                                                                        what’s your advice
events in the UK and Europe, as this                                                                                                                                     Fiona shares
                                                                                                                            for a spa novice?
is a great way to hear about                                                                                                                                             some of her own
                                                                                                                                                                         personal tips of
the latest advancements.                                                                                                    Decide on what you are looking               the trade with
                                                                                                                            for; is it purely relaxation or are you      the rest of Zen
                                                                                                                            interested in corrective facial or           Lifestyle’s staff
                                                                                                                            body treatments? Research salons

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     LuminouS Skin                                                                         Bronzed Body                           red carpeT-worThy
     Even starlets like Cameron Diaz                                                       Whether you opt for spray or crème     compLexion                                   …pLuS how To
     get bad skin. DiamondTome                                                             tanning, gently sunkissed or deeply    Favoured by many a celebrity, the            recover afTerwardS
     Microdermabrasion facial                                                              bronzed, á la Victoria Beckham, a      Murad Resurgence Renewal Facial
     treatments gently resurface the                                                       fake tan gives you the confidence to   is known in Hollywood as the ‘Red            cure hangover anxieTy
     skin, leaving you looking radiant.                                                    wear the most alluring of dresses.     Carpet Facial.’ Luxurious and medically      Aromatherapy Massage
     30 mins, £45; 60 mins, £75                                                            From £34                               advanced, it’s a great remedy for any        – from 40 mins, £45.
     Add a 30 minute massage                                                                                                      hormonal breakouts, loss of elasticity,      Rid yourself of that morning-after
     to any facial for only £25                                                                                                   dry skin or dullness. You too can have       feeling, and achieve a calm state
                                                                                                                                  skin as perfect as Cate Blanchett!           of mind, as you’re massaged with
                                                                                                                                  70 mins, £95                                 soothing aromatic oils.

                                                                                                                                                                               SooThe your dancing feeT
                                                                                                                                                                               Luxury Pedicure – £58
                                                                                                                                                                               Ease away headaches with a scalp
Give yourself a                                                                                                                                                                massage while sore feet are calmed
                                                                                                                                                                               with peppermint oil pressure-point
Hollywood overhaul...                                                                                                                                                          massage before being soothed in
                                                                                                                                                                               paraffin wax. If this doesn’t work?
                                                                                                                                                                               You can cleanse your soul with a
                                                                                                                                                                               detoxifying TeaPig cuppa... or hair of

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             b e a u t y
                                                                                                                                                                               the dog with a complimentary glass
                                                                                                                                                                               of champagne!

                                                                                                                                                                               BrighTen your compLexion
                                                                                                                                                                               Zen Custom Facial – 90 mins,
                                                                                                                                                                               £85; course of six saves £85.
                                                                                                                                                                               Designed to meet your exacting
                                                                                                                                                                               needs, this relaxing facial will help
                                                                                                                                                                               purify, replenish, recover and soothe
                                                                                                                                                                               facial skin. A scalp, hand, arm
                                                                                                                                                                               and foot massage with hot towel
                                          Sexy eyeS                                                                                                                            compresses will leave you feeling
                                          Gentler on skin than waxing, and                                                        Teenage TempTreSS                            utterly revitalised.
                                          less painful than plucking, threading                                                   Don’t let the problems of youth stop you     Add a 30-minute massage to any
                                          leaves you with neatly framed                                                           from partying; if your skin is suffering     facial for £25
                                          eyebrows, like Kate Winslet. £24.                                                       due to hormonal breakouts, blackheads
                                                                                                                                  or just needs a boost, book in for a         over-induLged?
                                                                                                                                  Teen Facial. Affordable, and more            Detoxifying and Toning Body Wrap
                                                                                                                                  effective than many chemist creams,          – 70 mins, £85.
                                                                                                                                  it will have you ready for the ball – like   Let the inches slip away as you relax
                                                                                                                                  Miley Cyrus – in no time. 40 mins, £45       and detoxify during this pampering
                                                                                                                                                                               and toning treatment.
                                                                                                                                  LuSciouS LegS
     TanTaLiSing handS & ToeS                                                                                                     Gwyneth Paltrow made the headlines           rehydraTion
     Draw attention to yourself like                                                                                              with killer heels and a cheekily short       Murad Wet Suit Cell Hydrating
     Heidi Klum with a 3 Week                                                                                                     LBD. If you’re following her style,          Supplement – £32.
     Manicure and Pedicure – semi-                                                                                                make sure any cellulite is taken care        A must for the party season as
     permanent gel nails that both                                                                                                of first with a course of Endermologie       these essential supplements help
     enhance and improve the state                                                                                                Lipomassage which will smoothe and           retain moisture at every level, while

     of your natural nails. They look                                                                                             tone skin. From £520 for a course            protecting against oxidisation.
     immaculate for three weeks. £60                                                                                              of 12 treatments

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             I want to lose weight but need a kick-start
             Try CoffeeBerry! A targeted, naturally slimming treatment for the                                                                                                     experT
             hips, abdomen, thighs and other problem areas, it helps to firm
             the skin, reduce inches and minimise the appearance of cellulite.
             When you combine the spa treatment with prescribed home care                                                                                                                                                Julie MacDonald
             and sensible lifestyle choices, you’ll see revitalised and remodeled                                                                                                                                        manager

             skin with a smoother texture. Most effective when done in a series
             of six treatments, you’ll see serious results in just three weeks.

                SPECIAL OFFER
                The first 20 customers who
                book a CoffeeBerry Slimming                                                                                                                                        Julie Brown        Carrie Nicol       Katie Fraser
                                                                                                                                                                                   senior therapist   manager            therapist
                Treatment will receive a
                complimentary full-sized Priori
                CoffeeBerry Slimming Complex
                worth £49.50. It’s the only
                totally natural treatment that
                offers cosmeceutical results.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Angie Gordon       Stephanie Finney   Suzanne Bain
                                                                                                                                                                                   therapist          senior therapist   receptionist

                                                                                                                        I’ve got stubborn areas that never tone up

                        beauT y
                                                                                                                        These sound like areas of stored fat that often refuse
                                                                                                                        to shift even through diet and exercise. Stomachs,         Laura Henderson    Kay Ritchie        Jill Stott
                                                                                                                        buttocks, thighs and bingo wings are the usual culprit     therapist          senior therapist   therapist
q & a

                                                                                                                        areas! Mesotherapy fat reduction is a non-surgical
                                                                                                                        alternative to liposuction, and patients can lose inches
                                                                                                                        with one treatment a week, for seven weeks.
                                                                                                                        From £90.

                         The experts at Zen Lifestyle answer your beauty dilemmas
                                                                                                                                                                                   Jill Macaulay      Rebecca Young      Jamie Graham
                                                                                                                                                                                   therapist          therapist          therapist

                                                                                                                        I want to know exactly what my skin needs

                                                          My man’s skin is more                                         For an in-depth assessment of your current skin
                                                          Pete Doherty than Brad Pitt!                                  condition we’d recommend the Visia Complexion
                                                                                                                        Analysis, a digital face scanner that maps your
                                                          A common problem. We may now live in a                        skin above and below the surface. From this we
                                                          metrosexual world, with men’s beauty products                 can make                                                   Elaine Gray        Maxine Brooks      Dawn Findlay
                                                                                                                                                                                   therapist          senior therapist   therapist
                                                          flying off the shelves, but they’re still a little            informed
                                                          reserved about booking themselves in for                      decisions

                                                          a ‘beauty’ treatment. So why don’t you do                     about the
                                                          it for him? Start him with a DiamondTome                      correct course
                                                          Microdermabrasion to resurface skin before he                 of treatments
                                                          graduates to the Men’s Deep Cleansing Facial,                 and products
                                                          which will leave his skin uncongested, healthy                for your skin.                                             Ellie Richards     Lou Graham         Phillipa Vaughan
                                                                                                                                                                                   therapist          senior therapist   therapist
                                                          and glowing… and him indebted to you!                         30 mins, £35.

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                                                                                                                                          Touted as the ‘new’ discovery in the cosmetic            relax and rejuvenate the skin. They contain no
                                                                                                                                          world, mineral make-up has actually been around          perfumes, talcum powder, alcohol, dyes, mineral
                                                                                                                                          for nearly 30 years. However, a resurgence in its        oil or preservatives. This means its texture is lighter,

                                                                                                                                          popularity is making dermatologists the world            sensitive skins – acne, dryness, allergies – are
                                                                                                                                          over very happy.                                         helped rather than hindered, and your skin has
                                                                                                                                                                                                   an overall more natural, translucent radiance.
                                                                                                                                          Unlike traditional products, mineral make-up is

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   b e a u t y
            Get A-list quality nails                                                                                                      based upon a hypoallergenic loose powder that
                                                                                                                                          naturally nourishes the skin. The combinations
                                                                                                                                          of triple-milled minerals like titanium, gold, zinc,
            It’s fair to say that the life of a celebrity is pretty different to that                                                     magnesium and aluminium naturally refresh,
            of everyday folks. It doesn’t matter how much time you spend
            looking after yourself; when you have daily chores like washing-
            up, travelling to work and running around after the children,
            perfect hands and nails are near impossible to retain. Wearing                                                               Why celebrities are
            gloves throughout your waking hours is impractical – plus there                     Rihanna                                  favouring mineral make-up
n a I L S

            are too many lovely colours of polish to show off!

            A new technique has been created that offers a solution that
            won’t damage your nails – even when it comes to removal. It
            takes only 60 minutes to apply, and keeps them looking
            brand new for a whole three weeks!

            The 3 Week Manicure and Pedicure – also known as the
            ‘everlasting’ manicure – involves applying a layer of gel over                  Jennifer Lopez
            your natural nails, then setting them under a UV lamp to ensure
            they harden to an absolutely perfect, smooth and glossy finish.

            You can even change your colour at home as often as your outfit;                                                                                                                                                    ADDITIONAL
            simply remove polish with an acetone-free remover, the gel nail                                                                                                                                                     BENEFITS
            beneath providing an immaculate base to re-polish once more.                                                                  STArS whO SwEAr By mINErAL mAkE-Up…                                                   l Can be used after skin
            Your chosen shade will remain chip-free and super-glossy for up                                                                                                                                                       procedures such as
            to three weeks, just like a celebrity’s! Once they’ve reached their                                                                                                                                                   lasers and chemical peels
            lifespan simply soak off at home with a gel remover (available at                                                                                                                                                   l All ingredients are ‘fresh’
                                                                                            Keira Knightley
            Zen Lifestyle, £6), or in salon (£20).                                                                                                                                                                              l You can even sleep in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  mineral make-up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                l Helps protect skin from

                PrICeS at Zen LIFeStyLe                                                                                                                                                                                           the sun as mineral make-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  up contains approx
                l 3 week manicure (Colour or French) £60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6-10% zinc and often
                l 3 week pedicure £60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  offers an SPF of around
                l Gel Nail removal £20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15-30. Brands such as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  bareMinerals and Jane
                                                                                                                                          Sienna Miller       Hilary Duff          Penelope Cruz    Jessica alba
                                                                                           Kate Beckinsale                                                                                                                        Iredale even carry a Seal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Recommendation
                                                                                        enjoy a free glass of                                            at Zen Lifestyle we stock both bareMinerals and Jane Iredale             from the Skin Cancer
                                                                                        champagne with all nail                                           cosmetics. Come and see us; we’ll be happy to answer any                Foundation

                                                                                        treatments at Zen Lifestyle!                                 further questions you may have about mineral make-up or these              l Won’t enhance lines or
                                                                                                                                                      ranges in question. you can even book in for a make-up lesson               crow’s feet like traditional
                                                                                                                                                                         or makeover for a special occasion, from £18.            powders which clog skin

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find out what condition your skin is really in with a
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