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Beauty Myths Busted

Today we are busting some of the most widely spread beauty myths. Myth 1: Your skin will age just like your mom’s… Fact: Even though the genetics form both your parents play a role in how you will age, it is your lifestyle choices and health that has the biggest impact. You can be blessed with the best genetics, but if you don’t look after your skin from a young age, it will show.   Myth 2: Getting a...

Scalp Massages

Even though massages are commonly found all over the world, we can say with certainty that the Scalp massage (Indian Head Massage) found its origin in India. There they have practiced and perfected scalp massaging for over 5000 years as part of a holistic medicine source. Today it is well known in all parts of the world.   Here is why we love it so much: The extreme sense of relaxation is not just in your head,...

Hot Stones or Wooden Dumbbells

We have two great massages on our African Health Spa menu that both include an added factor, which brings a whole different dimension to the massage. I would like to call it an “upgrade”. Let me explain in a little more detail what each one is abbout and how it is different to the other massages. Our Hot Stone Massage: Here we bring in hot lava stones. The reason we use lava stones and not any other ordinary...

Sunburn

In South Africa our summer is in full swing, the days are hot and the sunrays dangerous. While on holiday at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, some of you will enjoy sunbathing by the pool while for other,s the exposure during game drive is more than enough. Here is how to prevent sunburn during your holiday. 1. Keep in mind that the South African sun is very strong and that you should at least half the time that you...

Manicure – Looking after your hands

A good Spa Manicure should cover all the “must do’s” to make your hands look their best at all times. So what exactly are those “must do’s” and why? No 1 Preparation – Always start with a good soak. The soak causes the dead skin to soften in order to be easier to remove. Note: Make sure not to soak them for too long as the extra moisture being absorbed will in turn cause the nail polish to chip...

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