Beauty Spy | The Veil Cleansing Balm

Beauty Spy’s new skin-care find… There’s something undeniably luxurious about rubbing cleansing balms into the skin, and watching makeup and grime simply melt away. Balm cleansers give a feeling of luxurious retro self-care. While it may seem like cleansing balms are a new thing, the truth is people have been using them for many years.…

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Bare Beauty

In the quest for beauty, we typically turn to skincare products. While there’s no doubt that topical products can be effective, they do have their limitations. Taking a natural and holistic approach to caring for ourselves will not only help us improve our skin, it will also help us age well and maintain good health.…

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Win a 30 Minute Treatment with Charlie

To win a 30 minute treatment with massage therapist Charlie, simply answer the question below. All entries will be entered into a prize draw and the winner will be chosen at random. QUESTION How are essential oils used in massage treatments? email your name, address and answer to: charlies@garletonlodge.co.uk entries must be received by: midnight, 30…

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And Relax… At Garleton Lodge

True confession: I’ve always thought massages were an indulgent luxury, ranking them somewhere between facials and mud wraps on my ‘frivolous uses for perfectly good money’ scale. However research shows the benefits of massage are endless – helping with balancing emotions, anxiety, circulatory issues, joint and muscle pain, insomnia and much more. As we leave…

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The Ultimate Treat

Editor Kim Williams’ new skin-care find… I won’t act like facial oil is some hot new thing. Hardly, it’s been around for centuries. But with winter hanging around for what seems like forever, it’s time to add one of these glow-making, wonder products to your skin-care routine. Inspired by the northern lights, Aurora oil serum from…

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Perfect Hair Day

We’ve all ventured into uncharted hair territory only to walk out with an accidental bob, a botched fringe, and probably some tears. The salon experience is something we should enjoy, not dread. At Lou Lou’s in Gullane, not only can you truly trust them with your tresses, but they’ll also ensure your visit is a…

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Bathing Bliss

According to researchers, a warm bath can have a greater effect on mood than physical exercise. Yes, taking a good soak in a hot bath has so many benefits for our mind, body and skin. And at Fletcher’s Cottage Spa, they’ve taken the simple act of bathing to a whole new level. Poet and novelist…

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Get Glowing

If you’re looking for a way to give your skin a true glow-y boost, achieving a radiant, dewy complexion has never been easier thanks to the new facial oils from Beatitude. Let’s face it – winter always hangs around way longer than it should, which can make everything feel and look a bit more “blah.”…

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