Relax, you deserve it!

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Putting aside the time to relax and unwind your mind, body and soul is so important for us all. However, faced with a huge array of life pressures, most of us often feel that we don't have the time to relax. As our stress levels increase, productivity drops and eventually health can deteriorate. Finding the time to practise some simple relaxation techniques can have a huge impact on our quality of life, reducing stress, anxiety and promoting good sleep. Here are our tips for relaxation and stress relief: Cocoon your neck and shoulders in a warm heat wrap for 10 minutes. Close your eyes and relax your face, neck, upper chest and back muscles. Remove the wrap, and use a tennis ball or foam roller to massage away tension. Focus on your breathing. Sit up straight, close your eyes and place one hand on your tummy. Taking deep, slow breaths though your nose, feel the breath start in...
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Bring back your glow – inside & out!

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We all crave that gorgeous glow. No matter how overworked, under-the-weather and  stressed-out we are, the daily challenges that our bodies and faces are exposed to leave the skin’s natural renewal system rather weary. Here are our beauty boosting tips that will bring back your healthy-looking glow from the inside, out! Abdominal breathing Release built up stress with simple abdominal breathing exercises. Take deep, steady breathes in through your nose, filling your belly with as much air as you can and breathing out though your mouth.  Repeat for as long as you can for complete relaxation. The benefits of abdominal breathing include: Helps to lower blood pressure Helps to lower blood sugar Eliminates free radicals Improves mental focus and clarity by increasing blood flow to pre-frontal cortex of your brain Improves sleep quality Balances stress hormones Healthy fats Healthy fats such as coconut oil, nuts, seeds, avocados, and olive oil are…

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Leap into Spring looking great

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As we head into March, the weather will begin to warm up and [hopefully] the sunshine will start making a more regular appearance; so let's  make sure we are ready to leap into Spring feeling our best… Reignite a radiant complexion Start by getting rid of all the nasty toxins that built up in your skin over the Winter. I’m sure most of you have been detoxing the body since Christmas, but not thought about your skin. Do a month’s detox by using Elemis’ Cellular Recovery Capsules. Apply one capsule morning and night to give you beautiful, clear and radiant skin. They also help to boost hydration and are extremely anti-aging. Trust me you will be hooked on these little beauties! Spring clean your pores Try body brushing for two minutes before you jump into the shower or bath. This will exfoliate the body by removing dead skin cells and you will...
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Elemis Gift Sets

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FOR THE LADIES! Pearls of Wisdom   £199.00   Worth £335! Infused with the power of the sea, the award winning, anti-ageing Pro-Collagen collection delivers extraordinary pearls of skincare wisdom.  Skin is firmer, smoother and younger-looking. Includes: Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm 105g (Full Size) Pro-Collagen Super Serum Elixir 15ml (Full Size) Pro-Collagen Marine Cream 100ml (Super Size) Pro-Collagen Oxygenating Night Cream 30ml (New) Pro-Collagen Neck and Décolleté Balm 50ml (Full Size) Pro-Collagen Hydra-Gel Masks, 2 sachets Luxury Cleansing Cloth Stars of the Sea   £115.00   Worth £175.00! Developed with revolutionary marine algae, Padina Pavonica, these moisturisers firm and hydrate the skin for a youthful complexion.  Includes: Pro-Collagen Marine Cream 50ml (Full Size) Pro-Collagen Oxygenating Night Cream 50ml (Full Size) Treasures of the Sea   £68.00   Worth £105.00! Reveal smoother skin and brighter eyes with this trio of Pro-Collagen treasures.  Clinically proven formulations containing hero ingredient Padina Pavonica from the depths of the sea.  Includes: Pro-Collagen…

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Spa Find Gift Sets

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FOR THE FACE Ruby – Radiance Facial Collection    £35.00   Worth £83.00! The Ruby set is perfect for dry, sensitive or mature skin types.  A perfect package of skincare treats to nourish and revive mature skin to reveal radiance.  It contains all you need for a full spa facial including cleanser, toner, moisturiser and mask.  Each one carefully created to refine, refresh and replenish the skin and to promote a more youthful complexion when used together in a skincare routine. Includes: Renewed Radiance Energizing Cleanser 250ml (Full Size) Renewed Radiance Energizing Toning Spray 250ml (Full Size) Renewed Radiance Energizing Mud Mask 50ml (Full Size) Renewed Radiance Deep Sea Nourishment 50ml (Full Size)   Emerald – Balancing Facial Collection   £35.00   Worth £77.00! The Emerald set is ideal for congested or combination skin, the products have been carefully picked to control oil production and stabilise the skin.  The ingredients, including Witch…

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Health & Beauty Heroes

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Now is an important time of year to re-balance your mind, body and soul and build up your immunity to ward off the nasty lurgies that might be lurking around! Here are our top four products for Winter preparation and protection... Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream Ultra-Rich Voted as the best Winter Face Cream by the Independent Newspaper, Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream Ultra-Rich has been dubbed 'a complexion-transforming, skin-enhancing miracle cream!' - it's hardly surprising that a pot of  Pro-Collagen Marine Cream sells every 10 seconds in the UK! This dreamy moisturiser has been specially formulated to provide instant and long lasting hydration and is clinically proven to keep skin moisturised for up to 24 hours; leaving the skin softer, smoother and firmer. Elemis Fruit Active Rejuvenating Mask Packed with active extracts of mouth-watering Strawberry and Kiwi fruit, the Elemis Fruit Active Rejuvenating Mask restores the glow to dulled complexions. A...
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Fame at last for our Kellie!

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Our super lovely Spa Manager Kellie in Exeter Life magazine! In a full page article, the friendly folks at Exeter Life asked Kellie 20 probing questions; revealing the truth about being Spa Manager at The Haven, some weird and wonderful facts about our lovely lady, as well as exposing Kellie’s No. 1 beauty tip! Click here to read the full article!

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A guided tour of the Thermal Suite

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INTRODUCING OUR LUXURY THERMAL SUITE! We are really chuffed with our fab new photographs of the Thermal Suite and we couldn't wait to share them with you. Scroll down for a guided tour of The Haven Spa Exeter's state of the art Spa facility! SAUNA & AROMATHERAPY ROOM Indulge in a session of heated relaxation within our Sauna to help eliminate toxins, maintain healthy skin, reduce stress and promote deeper sleep. Enter the Aromatherapy Room and be cocooned in the gentle warmth whilst being totally relaxed by the infusion of natural aromatherapy essences. JACUZZI Water plays an enormous part in the relaxation process. Relax and unwind in our warm Jacuzzi as hundreds of tiny air jets gently massage you. Individual body jets located around the sides of the spa can be used to target those stiff and aching muscles. HEATED LOUNGERS Lie back and relax on our luxury heated loungers and...
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WHICH MOISTURISER?

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A thirsty skin is a difficult thing to hide.  Skin needs to be fed and watered twice a day to look and feel its best.  This is why you need a moisturiser that delivers anti-oxidants, nutrients and hydration that gets to work supporting it all day. Elemis moisturisers are rich in naturally sourced ingredients, like Pedina Pevonica, which contains clinically proven powerful anti-ageing properties.  Elemis moisturisers feel extraordinary, smell extraordinary and work wonderfully. Your skins hydration levels can be influenced by a huge number of factors, including seasonal changes, age, or simply the ever evolving rhythm of your life.  Elemis offers a variety of moisturiser textures to meet any concern or need your skin may have. The Hydra range is the everyday essential when it comes to moisturising, making it perfect for dry and combination skins. Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm is a hybrid, lighter moisturiser that gives your skin an…

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