What Your Nail Colour Says About You

What Your Nail Colour Says About You

Colour is a powerful tool. We think about seasonal colours: bright, bold and vibrant or cool pastels for summer, rich, earthy tones for autumn. When we choose an outfit, we consider what colours suit us best – what brings out our eyes or washes us out. But what about...
How to Recognise Your Skin Type

How to Recognise Your Skin Type

We all have different skin. It reacts differently, it feels different and the way we treat it can have different outcomes. Our individual skin type is determined by how much or how little oil is produced. That’s something we can’t necessarily control. However,...
Charlotte’s Top 3 Dermalogica Products

Charlotte’s Top 3 Dermalogica Products

At bijou we LOVE Dermalogica products. Not only do we use them in our treatments, but we also use them at home ourselves. We all have different skin types and concerns and therefore all love different products. Here’s an insight into our lovely Charlotte’s top three...
10 Benefits to Having a Facial

10 Benefits to Having a Facial

Incorporating a great skincare routine into your daily life is one of the best ways to look after your skin and minimise the ageing process, but did you know that having a facial should also be part of your routine? There are so many benefits to a facial; from...
Skin Behaving Badly: Are you Sensitive or Sensitised?

Skin Behaving Badly: Are you Sensitive or Sensitised?

If your skin feels tight and flaky, is easily irritated and prone to redness and flushing, chances are your skin is sensitive or sensitised. What’s the difference? Sensitive skin is something you have genetically. Sensitised skin is triggered by external factors such...
3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Massage

3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Massage

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a pretty stressful year. Our bodies retain emotional stress and it manifests in muscle tension, aches, pains and headaches. A natural, therapeutic remedy for this is massage. Massage treatments allow our bodies to unwind,...
How to Make your Gel Manicure Last Longer

How to Make your Gel Manicure Last Longer

Having a manicure can make you feel complete; it can finish an outfit and give you something to admire all day long. Gels are even better because they last longer and don’t chip or smudge within 30 seconds of leaving the salon! Following the recommended aftercare will...
Skin Behaving Badly: Breakout Prone Skin

Skin Behaving Badly: Breakout Prone Skin

Adult acne comes in two flavours: late on-set or persistent and unfortunately for the ladies, it’s more prone in women. Breakout prone skin can suffer from inflammation, scarring and ageing. But why do we still have to struggle with spots after our teenage years have...
What will your future treatment look like?

What will your future treatment look like?

The team have been working incredibly hard to ensure all appropriate personal protection measures and equipment have been implemented. This is to ensure the safety of all clients and staff once lockdown restrictions are further reduced and we are able to open our...
How to take the Wah! out of Waxing

How to take the Wah! out of Waxing

Those warm summer months are upon us, which only means one thing: digging out those skirts and strappy tops from the back of the wardrobe! Over the course of lockdown you’ve done one of two things: braved it out and let your hair grow until you can run back to...