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Changes afoot at Ahuriri Beauty Therapy ...

A while back we had a look at the cosmetics and skincare we have to offer you through Ahuriri Beauty Therapy and Ahuriri Pharmacy and decided to make some changes. Watch this space for the arrival of Cailyn, an on trend, beautifully made cosmetics range.For now, I am very excited to introduce Nimue to you - our first beauty therapist only skincare. Nimue was developed by a leading plastic surgeon and combines innovation with science in quality products that deliver results. Nimue facials are tailored to your skin type with take home products for continuous treatment and maximum results.If you would like to discover the Nimue range and see the results for yourself, please book in your introductory appointment. A Nimue therapist...

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Dry skin, eczema and the 4 best ways to survive the cooler months

Dry skin and eczema, or dermatitis, are very common and affects about one in every five people at some time in their lives and are often interlinked with each other. Over the cooler months central heating and extreme weather conditions can dry the skin out, while age, dehydration, excessive contact with water and irritants can also be factors ...

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Your chance to win!

I'm very excited to announce our Mother's Day competition ... drum roll please ... with the support of other fabulous Ahuriri businesses, we have put together an amazing style make-over that is yours to win and share with your Mum, daughter, another Mum or friend. Simply shop at one of the participating businesses before Mother's Day to enter. The package includes a makeover each at Ahuriri Beauty Therapy and your choice of treatment (to the value of $120); $100 each to spend at Bazaar the Empire and $100 each for restyles & finishes at The Style Lounge. Now that you'll be looking and feeling fabulous, pop on into Milk and Honey and enjoy a voucher to spend there along with two movie tickets for The Globe...

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Top Tips For Gorgeous Nails

Having your nails done is such a lovely treat and many of you have enjoyed a OPI Gel Manicure since we started offering them in September. If you haven't discovered gel polish for yourself yet, gel polish looks natural and stays flawless and glossy for two to three weeks. As part of the manicure, I'll do a nail shape cuticle tidy before the gel polish is applied. This will help to keep the polish looking gorgeous for longer. Other things you can do at home are: Choose lighter colours in polish. Apply a clear top coat every two to three days, making sure you coat the exposed end of the nail too to seal it. Keep your nails clean, choosing to wash with mild soap rather than hand...

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It's Art Deco time again!

It's Art Deco time again, so I thought we might look at how to get that glam Art Deco look. Face: 1920s Ladies would use light face powders in colors like ivory or cream, so start with your foundation and concealer, followed by a lighter shade of powder. You can go quite heavy for this look. Eyes: Should be quite dark, to get this look line the whole eye with black liner and soften the lines with a smudger, eyelid shadow should be gray, but greens and turquoise can look good too. Finish with lots of Black Mascara. The Brows need to be emphasized and downward sloping using a black or brown liner. Cheeks: Go pink and rosy and generous with the blush. You might like...

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