Quite a number of my (potential) clients have (lots of) questions about vajacial. I am a trained and certified esthetician and I have been through a vajacial demo. Hopefully, what I share in this post will help you form your opinion about this recent and trending spa treatment. Read More "Vajacial, Vagacial, or Bikini Facial – What is it?"
Author: Viv's in-Houz Spa
Brazilian waxing is an effective modern beauty procedure and not something obscene. Being prepared and aware of what to expect can help overcome the uneasiness and the awkwardness. Read More "Am getting a Brazilian waxing – What should I know prior to the appointment?"
The physiological and therapeutic effects of massage therapy are frequently questioned owing to the common misconception that a massage is purely a form of pampering and the rise of “massages with a happy ending”. Read More "Massage therapy – Why you should consider it"
Aromatherapy massage is a specific type of massage therapy that incorporates the use of scented essential oils into the typical massage. The essential oil is diffused in the room during your massage session or/and few drops of oil are added to massage lotion/carrier oil. Read More "Aromatherapy Massage: All you need to know"
On deciding at what age to start removing unwanted hair, a lot will depend on how far into puberty the teenager is, how thick and dark the hair is, and whether it is affecting them emotionally. Read More "Teenagers & waxing: what you need to know as a parent/daughter"
Even for teenagers, waxing is a safe and effective way of removing unwanted hair with long lasting results. Read More "Teenagers & waxing: what you need to know as a parent/daughter"
A body scrub is a popular body treatment that is basically a facial for the body. It sloughs off dead skin cells and rubbing away hard and flaky skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth. There are body scrubs have topical benefits as well that remove toxins and promote healthy cell turnover. Read More "Body scrub – for smoother & softer skin!"
A massage should make you feel better; physically, mentally, and emotionally. Massages do help improve flexibility, blood circulation, and boost your energy levels. Did you know a massage can hurt? Read More "Pain during a massage; is it normal?"
Deep tissue massage is a massage technique that’s mainly used to treat musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sports injuries. It involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. Read More "An Overview on Deep Tissue Massage Therapy"
Today is exactly 1 month since my mother left. It’s also her birthday. Happy birthday, mum. She would be turning 54 years. She died of breast cancer. And she was my cheerleader and my biggest client. Read More "Mama’s Hamper Package – how to show love more"
Even without your regular facials, facial masking once or twice every week makes a huge difference. Here is a mask made of lemon, turmeric & baking soda, readily available ingredients that are possibly sitting in your kitchen drawer. Read More "Home-made Facial Mask – Lemon, Turmeric & Baking Soda"
Definitely, pulling of multiple strands of hair from the hair follicle triggers the nerve endings causing an instant shock of pain. Regardless, when waxing is done by a professional, you should never feel any burning or excruciating pain. Read More "Waxing 101 – Is waxing painful?"
Definitely one of the most interesting and easiest method for removing unwanted hair. It is speedy and hygienic. Read More "Waxing 101 – what is waxing?"
With active lifestyles, relaxation and rejuvenation is an integral part of our wellbeing and balance in life. Nonetheless with busy work schedules, family commitments and the annoyance of traffic in Nairobi, one of the things taken off our agenda is time for ourselves Read More "Creating a home spa experience in Nairobi: To Relax, Reset, & Recharge"