Therapy techniques

  • 1 Let your troubles float away
    Saunas, steam rooms, therapeutic water jets, relaxing water beds... there are a thousand and one water-based relaxation techniques available at spas and thermal baths. And here's one more: the flotation...

  • 2 The time is right... for a trip to the beauty salon
    When you've got an extra special occasion coming up, whether it's a wedding, a party or an important occasion at work, there's usually lots going on in the run up and it's easy to leave the beauty treatment...

  • 3 Pediluvium – the footbath treatment
    The fancy-sounding word 'pediluvium' is taken from the Latin where it simply means footbath. Now though, it's used to refer to a marvellous spa therapy technique that is both relaxing and invigorating...

  • 4 Pediluvium – the footbath treatment
    The fancy-sounding word 'pediluvium' is taken from the Latin where it simply means footbath. Now though, it's used to refer to a marvellous spa therapy technique that is both relaxing and invigorating...

  • 5 Hot stone therapy: a cool way to relax
    The traditional pumice stone may not rate high in the glamour stakes, but other volcanic stones are now playing a leading role in one of the latest beauty treatments: they have become an essential part...

  • 6 Thalassotherapy: beauty beside the seaside
    Perhaps while you're on holiday you'll come across a thalassotherapy centre near your hotel or apartment and wonder what it's all about and whether you should try it. Unsurprisingly, coastal towns have...



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