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Thai Ya-Pao Detox Therapy

Thai Ya-Pao Detox Therapy

May 25, 2024

THAI YA-PAO detoxifying therapy starts with herbal burning put on the abdomen to relieve congestion, rebalance the body elements and repel the body’s excess air. This is followed by a traditional Thai abdominal massage, which helps treatment helps clear out any blockages, increase 

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Gaby's Bakery - Watermelon Cascade

Gaby's Bakery - Watermelon Cascade

May 25, 2024

Of course this requires no baking but it's quick to prepare and makes a juicy presentation after a summer dinner. The more guests you have the higher the tiers can go.

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How to Stay Fit Without Ruining Your Hair

How to Stay Fit Without Ruining Your Hair

May 24, 2024

When people devote themselves to keeping fit, they can inadvertently damage their hair. Here’s what to watch out for and how to make keep-fit sessions the perfect opportunity for healthier hair.

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Julie

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Julie

May 24, 2024

Coupe Sauvage was the brief. That French term from the 1970s encapsulating all lengths of very layered, textured, vibrant styles that hinted at the sexuality of wild, rampant and raw. And growing out tint isn't always successful, most people return to having colour, but Julie's was a rare case where the...

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Difficult Blondes

Difficult Blondes

May 24, 2024

Where were you standing when you decided to adjust your hair colour? Do you stand there often?

At the first salon I worked as a junior, back in the last century, the colourists at the salon had an interesting technique for showing clients their finished results; escorting them to the ladies toilet where a single electric wall light seemed to cast a favourable glow.

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Gaby's Bakery - Méribel Blueberry Cake

Gaby's Bakery - Méribel Blueberry Cake

May 17, 2024

I've never skied in 23⁰ C sunshine before. That's how it was in April this year with beautiful snow below and beating sun above. Gorgeous. It would be far more romantic to say the melting ice cap revealed a centuries old collection of lost 

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Freeze Shock Therapy

Freeze Shock Therapy

May 12, 2024

The buzzword is longevity. Taking care of what we have as best we can. I’ve been talking about preserving hair these last decades with our LifeSaver Treatments, but whole-body longevity has now become mainstream with more people prepared to spend time and money preserving their health.

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Why Hair Goes Frizzy - and what you can do about it

Why Hair Goes Frizzy - and what you can do about it

May 10, 2024

One of the most popular hair searches on Google is, how to deal with frizz. This blog covers why hair goes frizzy and what you can do about it without creating more frizz for next week. 

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Do You Care What's on Your Hair? - how to read ingredient lists

Do You Care What's on Your Hair? - how to read ingredient lists

May 10, 2024

I’ve spent decades formulating products. When I read the ingredients list of many high street products, I’m attuned to the toxins and the superfluous guff that pads out the formula. Most of it adding nothing to hair health and...

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Gaby's Bakery - Date & Nut Energy Bars

Gaby's Bakery - Date & Nut Energy Bars

May 10, 2024

I don’t remember energy bars as a kid. I remember Marathon bars (now Snickers) and probably the prelude to our more ‘virtuous’ energy snacks. But many of these ‘natural, organic, artisan’ treats nowadays can have more sugar than a Snickers bar, which has the equivalent of seven teaspoons across sugar, corn syrup and lactose

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Mutton Dressed as Lamb - Let's not get caught out...

Mutton Dressed as Lamb - Let's not get caught out...

May 03, 2024

I have to be careful to dress appropriately now I’m getting on. But I do wonder, when my sons want to borrow my suede Gucci flares will they become lambs dressed as mutton? Gaby won’t let me wear them now except for fancy dress parties.

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Gaby's Bakery - Granola Bark

Gaby's Bakery - Granola Bark

May 02, 2024

Why is it that everything gets chocolatified at some point? I guess it's so delicious, why wouldn't you. Early imports of chocolate were used as a savoury addition to foods before someone thought to add sugar and turn it into global staple. 

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