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BACH FLOWER CURES

Thirty eight flower remedies developed by Dr Edward Bach in the 1930’s. The vibration level of the flower is used to effect emotional change. Also known as Flower Essence.

BALNEOTHERAPY

A generic term for water treatments that use hot springs, mineral water or sea waters to improve and revitalise circulation, the immune system and relieve stress and pain.

BATH

The soaking or cleansing of the body or parts in water or steam. May be infused with oils, flowers, salts or minerals in varying temperatures.

BEAUTY TREATMENTS

A variety of treatments used to enhance beauty and overall well being. Treatments include facials, manicure/pedicure, waxing, tanning, image consultation and makeovers.

BODY MASK

Body is coated in clay or mud the benefiting minerals and elements help detoxify and hydrate the skin.

 

BODY SCRUB

Exfoliates the body using products such as salts or herbs to remove dry dead body cells and improve blood circulation giving skin a healthier glow. Techniques such as dry body brushing, loofahs can also be used. Also known as body polish or body exfoliation.

BODY TREATMENT

A term for treatments for the body.

BODYWORK

Touching or manipulating techniques using massage or exercise to relax, ease tension or treat illnesses or pain. It may also involve instruction in posture and movement.

BODY WRAP

A treatment to detox the system, sooth tired muscles and hydrate the skin by applying a wrap to the body that has been coated in either clays, muds or seaweed.

BRINE (SALT WATER) BATHS

Water saturated with or containing large amounts of a salt, especially of sodium chloride. The water from the sea or an ocean.

BROMINE/IODINE BATH

A heavy, volatile, corrosive, reddish-brown, non-metallic liquid element, having a highly irritating vapour combined with a liquid containing iodine dissolved in ethyl alcohol, used as an antiseptic on the skin.

BRUSH AND TONE

Dry brushing of the skin, intended to remove dead layers and impurities while stimulating circulation. This is one of many exfoliation techniques used as a pre-treatment for mud and seaweed body masks. The body is brushed in invigorating, circular motions to remove dead skin, followed by the application of moisturising lotion that leaves the skin silky smooth, alive, and glowing.