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Tips

How Much Does A Personal Trainer Cost? (And Is It Worth It?)

Personal training can be a confusing industry to navigate. It ranges in scope from fitness gurus charging thousands to sculpt actors and celebrities into shape, to workout-buddies-for-hire in branded polo shirts at your local gym. Is PT a must-have investment in your fitness routine, or

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Tips

10 Stunning Swimming Pools (That You Can Actually Use)

Warm summer weather always gets us dreaming of days spent relaxing by the sparkling water of a refreshing swimming pool. In fact, for many people, choosing an idyllic pool is often at the centre of holiday planning and choosing mini-break destinations. Social sites such as

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Varicose Veins

Losing sleep due to your varicose veins?

In previous articles, we have explored the many undesirable symptoms of swollen varicose veins and how they impact your day-to-day life. Symptoms of varicose veins include swelling and cramping, bulging veins, discolouration, soreness, heaviness and even rashes in some cases. One effect that you may

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Acne Solutions

Interview with celebrity facialist Elizabeth Caroline

Cloud 9 Skin Solutions caught up with Celebrity Facialist Elizabeth Caroline for her best skin tips, including advice on breakouts and eczema. What are the most common skin concerns that your customers ask for help with? Anti-ageing concerns always seem to be at the top

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Acne Solutions

The Stress and Acne Cycle

Acne, spots, pimples or breakouts. Whatever you call them, it always adds up to the same thing; discomfort, pain, and stress. Most people have experienced spots at some stage whether you’re male or female, a teenager or older. Although in the grand scheme of things

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

How Much Sleep Do I Need And Why?

When we sleep, our skin is repairing itself at an increased rate, which can be noticeable when blood vessels dilate under your eyes. This is how dark circles start to form. Lack of sleep can have a major effect on appearance as you in effect

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

Does Warmer Weather Cause Varicose Veins Or Is It A Myth?

We’ve had many customers ask us why varicose veins are more prominent in warmer weather. Now that last week’s frost is behind us and we can look ahead to some sunshine (hopefully!), we have decided to take a look at whether this is a myth

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Spider Veins

Varicose Vein or Spider Vein?

Varicose veins are thick, large, swollen blood vessels that are often twisted and turned. They are most commonly seen in the legs, often in the calf area and are visible through the skin. Spider veins are smaller veins that are often red, purple and/or blue.

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Horse Chestnut

Nature has a way of surprising us with the various plants, seeds and fruits and their hidden benefits to our skin, digestion, hair, and wellbeing. One such miracle natural seed is the horse chestnut or as we call it here in the UK, the conker.

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

Foods That Can Help Against Varicose Vein Symptoms And Formation

We often have customers ask us why their veins have suddenly appeared or why they are increasing in size/ visibility. The truth is that there are many factors that can contribute, which we have discussed at length in previous posts. There are methods of reducing