All posts tagged: Comfort Zone

Five of the best bath oils

The beauty of bath oils is that, in an instant you can create a spa-like experience in the comfort of your own home. Any time of the year is a good time to bathe. However, the cooler months Autumn and winter are my favourites. Choose the oil to suit your needs – whether you need a pick-me-up or a soothing calm and relaxing treat. Light a candle or two, pop on some soothing sounds and a glass of wine is fine too. This is The Spa Man’s pick of his favourite bath oils at the moment. The Spa Man’s Five of the best bath oils Russie Blanche Banya De-stress Bath & Shower Oil Lavender, ginger, vetiver and bergamot essential oils combine with nourishing sweet almond and macadamia oil to relax the muscles and calm the mind. For me this is one of the best bath oils around. www.spavoyage.co.uk Repêchage Sea Spa Massage, Bath & Body Oil Rosemary and geranium essential oils are blended with hydrating soybean and anti-oxidant rich Carrot oil and vitamin E, to …

Review: Rockliffe Hall

THE SPA: Nestled in the heart of County Durham, the award-winning Rockliffe Hall is a five star hotel, golf and spa retreat specialising in health and wellness without being pompous or pious. The spa is huge and at 50,000 square feet, it guarantees the luxury of space to relax, unwind and indulge without feeling cramped or overcrowded.  There’s a 20 metre pool, thermal bathing pools, tepidarium, caldarium, roman and heat saunas, tropicarium, hydropool and ice fountain. I simply curled up on a comfy lounge and took a nap looking out across the country estate and golf course. THE BRANDS: Comfort Zone and Dr Murad THE TREATMENT: Designed like a “best of” mega mix treatment, the Body Bliss begins with a gentle foot bath of fragrant water that allows you a little time to stop, breathe and relax whilst enjoying an Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage. You then hop onto the massage bed and a soothing warm oil back massage begins and also uses  warm aromatherapy poultices for deeper relaxation (you get to take these back to …