All posts tagged: detox

Pure Flow at Bulgari

The Spa at The Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London, has launched a range of Pure Flow Pulsation treatments so I went along to try out this weird and wonderful counter-pulsation therapy. It’s designed to boost circulation, increase energy and to restore equilibrium, it is truly one of the oddest things I have ever tried. You are connected to the machine with straps and a heart monitor that pumps air to massage your legs and thighs in time with your heartbeat.  The theory is that it simulates circulation and lymph drainage – which is great during a detox programme and perfect to help remedy jet lag and aching muscles after a long flight. It was uplifting and awakening too – I was alert and really felt great as a result. No creams or potions are used. You hop into a pair of spa pyjamas and can dim the lights to sleep or read. Immediately afterwards my legs felt lighter, but after a series of 4 treatments in 4 days, they felt trim, toned and pretty incredible. …

4 of the best: detox

Here’s a quick round up – four of the best products to help you to detox post-Christmas (if you really feel you need it)                             SpaRitual Instinctual Sand Scrub Indonesian ginger essential oil warms the body and energizes the mind, whilst Bora Bora white sand, volcanic black sand and Moroccan argan oil aid the elimination of impurities. www.sparitual.co.uk Kerstin Florian Mineral Wellness Soak Powerful detoxifying mineral salts in this bath soak contain over 60 natural essential minerals and trace elements, which help to deliver a detoxifying, re-mineralising, muscle-relieving treatment. www.kerstinflorian.co.uk ESPA Detoxifying Seaweed Bath Rich in vitamins and minerals, this seaweed bath soak helps to cleanse and detoxify. Laminaria Digitata works to stimulate the lymphatic system and helps sweep away toxins. www.espaonline.com Voya Lazy Days Organic hand cut seaweed is infused in a hot bath to rehydrate for a relaxing, detoxifying soak.  Rich in algal polyphenols and carotenoids the seaweed improves blood circulation and metabolism. www.voya.ie