Skincare Routine for Acne-Prone Skin

A good acne skin care routine is so important for acne-prone skin. A daily skin care regimen is a must as it helps remove excess oil, keeps pores clear, and speeds healing of breakouts.


Balinese Massage

Balinese Massage is a full-body, deep-tissue, holistic treatment. Balinese massage uses a combination of gentle stretches, acupressure, reflexology, and aromatherapy to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen and energy around your body, and bring a sense of wellbeing, calm and deep relaxation.

The Balinese massage is a full-body treatment, ideal for those who want to take care of their body from scalp to foot. During the treatment patients must lay on a professional massage couch; they are then gently massaged with scented oil chosen according to their preferences and type of skin. The body parts that haven’t been massaged and those already massaged are covered with a cloth not to create temperature leaps. This technique includes gentle and relaxing strokes as well as vigorous pressure-point stimulations.

The benefits of Balinese massage include:

  • Relief from symptoms related to allergies
  • Relieves the mental effects of stress and anxiety
  • Repairs damaged muscles and tissues
  • Soothes joint pains
  • Can help with sleep disorder


Indian Head Massage

Indian head massage focuses on your head, neck and shoulders. It is a deep massage, which uses a variety of pressure and techniques that tap into your seven “‘chakras” or paths of energy and encourage healing and balance in your whole body.

Benefits of Indian Head Massage:

  • Increases blood supply to scalp, head and neck, bringing fresh oxygen and nutrients to encourage healing.
  • Increases nourishment and oxygen to the hair follicle, therefore promoting strong healthy shiny hair and hair growth.
  • Aids joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders.
  • Reduces or prevent adhesions as traumatised muscle tissue heals.
  • Relieves muscular pain, stiffness and tension by relaxing the muscles and removing toxins in the face, scalp, neck, upper back, shoulders and arms.
  • Improves muscle tone.
  • Relieves mental fatigue.
  • Stimulates and improves lymphatic drainage and blood flow to the neck thus helping to remove waste products from the body.
  • Stimulates and improves the circulatory system.
  • Relieves eye strain, tension headaches, nasal congestion and jaw-ache.
  • Strengthens the immune system.
  • Alleviates stress, anxiety, lethargy and mild depression.
  • Aids greater creativity, clarity of thought, increasing alertness and improving concentration.
  • Aids insomnia and gives a more restful, refreshing sleep.
  • Brings about a sense of tranquility, calmness and positive well being.
  • Helps clearer thinking by increasing alertness.
  • Gives a feeling of balance.
  • Increases self-esteem and self worth.
  • Deeper, calmer breathing.
  • Re-balances the energy flow to the body.
  • Releases stagnant energy from the body.
  • Revitalizes the person and the body.



Sports Massage

Sports Massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.

Benefits of sport massage:

  1. Increases the effectiveness of recovery from heavy training.
  2. Our experienced hands can identify your specific areas of vulnerability for you to focus on (e.g. mobility, flexibility or strength),
  3. Allows you put hard training days in back to back.
  4. It is important in preventing injuries and catching issues early applies to everyone not just the elite athlete.
  5. Helps with posture pain and reducing it.
  6. Creates a feeling of well-being in the body.


Swedish Massage

This is the most common form of massage and can be quite deep and like all therapies is very much client-led. The specific strokes and manipulations of Swedish Massage have definite therapeutic benefits. The aim of this type of massage is to speed the venous return of un-oxygenated blood and toxins from the extremities.

Swedish Massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid and other metabolic wastes. It increases circulation without increasing heart load. It stretches the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable. Sessions normally finish off with a series of stimulating movements. This massage can be invigorating and shows great results. Recommended for relaxation, tension relief, backache and stiff or aching muscles – a great tonic for all the systems in the body.


  1. Loosens tight muscles and stretches connective tissues
  2. Relieves cramps and muscle spasms and decreases muscle fatigue
  3. Loosens joints and improves range of motion
  4. Increases muscle strength
  5. Calms the nervous system
  6. Stimulates blood circulation
  7. Firms up muscle and skin tone
  8. Relieves symptoms of such disorders asasthma , arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome , chronic and acute pain syndromes, myofacial pain, headache , temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, and athletic injuries
  9. Speeds up healing from injury and illness
  10. Improveslymphatic drainage of metabolic wastes
  11. Mental relaxation
  12. Improves length and quality of sleep
  13. Relieve of stress,depression, anxiety and irritation
  14. Increases ability to concentrate
  15. Improves sense of well-being


Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone Massage is a special massage where the therapist uses smooth, heated stones as an extension of their own hands by placing them on the body. The heat can be both deeply relaxing and help warm up tight muscles so the therapist can work more deeply, more quickly.

Benefits of Hot Stone Massage are as follows:

  • Helps relieve muscle tension and pain
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Promotes sleep
  • May help relieve symptoms of autoimmune diseases
  • May help decrease cancer symptoms.
  • May boost immunity



Henna also refers to the dye prepared from the plant and the temporary body art (staining) based on those dyes. Henna has been used since antiquity to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics including silk, wool and leather.

The Henna tradition dates back to 9000 years.  It was used as cosmetics in Egypt and is popular all over the world today.

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Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive.

Benefits of Reiki are as follow:

  • Dissolves energy blocks and promotes natural balance between mind, body and spirit;
  • Increases energy levels;
  • Creates deep relaxation and helps the body release stress and tension;
  • Clears the mind and improves focus;
  • Accelerates the body’s self-healing ability;
  • Aids better sleep;
  • Reduces blood pressure;
  • Helps relieve pain;
  • Assists the body in cleansing itself from toxins;
  • Supports the immune system;
  • Helps spiritual growth and emotional cleansing;
  • Promotes creativity;
  • Compliments medical treatment.


Ear Candling

 Ear candling is an alternative medical practice claimed to improve general health and well-being by lighting one end of a hollow candle and placing the other end in the ear canal. The benefits of ear candling may include:

  • Clears wax & debris from the ear canal
  • Relieves pressure from behind the eardrum
  • Sharpens mental functions, vision, hearing, taste & colour perception
  • Eases earache, headache, sinus pressure and allergies
  • Relaxation from the negative charge of the herbal smoke
  • Acts as a catalyst to clear nerve endings and promote healing


Home Care Advice

Keep nails protected by:

  • Using gloves for all household work
  • Using nail strengtheners, base coat and enamels
  • Soaking very brittle nails in warm oil
  • Massage cuticle cream into nail folds and surrounding skin at night
  • The last thing at night, apply hand cream after hands have been in water
  • Using emery boards, not metal files
  • Not biting nails or picking at cuticles
  • Wearing gloves during winter