How To Keep Your Hair Healthy

How To Keep Your Hair Healthy

Healthy hair not only completes your look, but makes you feel great. Take a look at our tips for how to keep your hair healthy. . Washing . Overwashing is a common problem, with many people washing their hair everyday which strips essential oils and damages mature...
How To Choose The Right Nail Polish Colour For You!

How To Choose The Right Nail Polish Colour For You!

Picking your nail polish colour is part of the enjoyment of having a manicure, but with so many shades to choose from, how do you pick just one? Well, there are a few factors to consider…. . Skin Tone  Skin tone is really important, it’s a bit like...
Why Does Everybody Love Bio Sculpture Gel?

Why Does Everybody Love Bio Sculpture Gel?

One of the most requested nail treatments at our Salons is certainly Bio Sculpture Gel, also known as “Bio Gel”.  It’s a one-component durable gel treatment that strengthens the nails and promotes their natural growth, as it doesn’t cause them any damage. Bio Gel...
NEW! Lycon Waxing at The Retreat

NEW! Lycon Waxing at The Retreat

Waxing, shaving, IPL … we would literally do anything to get rid of the unwanted hairs on our body. Although some women started refusing to shave, the majority of them still like having their legs, underarms and bikini areas perfectly smooth. However, we also...
The Difference Between Hot Wax and Strip Wax

The Difference Between Hot Wax and Strip Wax

Although it may not feel like it, Scotland’s in the middle of the summer season and head-to-toe waxing services are a hot commodity. The Therapists at The Retreat are busy helping our Clients prep for their holidays to warmer climates. With waxing on our mind, it got...
NEW! Beautiful Brows at The Retreat

NEW! Beautiful Brows at The Retreat

Over the last few years eyebrows have become significant to a women’s look. Taking advantage of their popularity, many makeup brands rode the trend in the beauty market by launching specific products or founding minor labels dedicated only to eyebrows....
All You Need To Know About HD Brows

All You Need To Know About HD Brows

Eyebrows have become a very relevant part of our look, and if you do a little bit of research online you’ll find dozens of articles and YouTube tutorials where you can learn how to shape them, the best products and techniques, and the most suitable style for...
Check The Expiry Date On Your Cosmetics!

Check The Expiry Date On Your Cosmetics!

Nothing lasts forever, thus pretty much everything has an expiry date: food, medicine and… makeup. Yes, makeup. It may sound unbelievable, but you’d be surprised to know how many people out there have been using the same cosmetics for years, ignoring that...
How To Clean Your Makeup Brushes

How To Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Many people wouldn’t dream of going days without cleansing their skin, but somehow our makeup tools don’t always seem to get the same love. Not convinced regularly cleaning your brushes and sponges is worth adding to your to-do list? The experts at The Retreat just...
Photoshoot – Get The Look!

Photoshoot – Get The Look!

For this month I’m going to recreate one of the looks I’ve done recently at one of my photoshoots! For this I had the very talented Mirrin Hegharty (Superior Model Agency) and Becca Davidson helping me on this shoot in Blackness. For the video tutorial on...
How To Create A Natural Make Up Look

How To Create A Natural Make Up Look

So, this month I decided as most of all you lucky people are headed off on a lovely holiday, I would do a natural makeup tutorial! If you prefer, you can watch the video tutorial on YouTube! Let’s get started! For this, I started with the ESPA 24 Hour...
Get Ready For Holidays With These 4 Beauty Tips

Get Ready For Holidays With These 4 Beauty Tips

It’s June, and we’re finally leaving behind the unpleasant cold weather and the rain that kept us company during the whole winter (and part of spring, let’s face it!). So now it’s definitely time to show off our summer clothes, sandals and...