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Is male grooming blooming?

To explore just how far male grooming is booming, we spoke to men across the UK to get their thoughts on spas, wellness treatments and why they may not be visiting spas as much as they might want to.

From fillers to facials: Has lockdown changed our beauty behaviours?

The nation has had to go without salons, spa breaks or beauty therapists for several months during national restrictions, but just how well did they cope?

What is your personal fitness style?

The difficulty in sticking with our exercise plans can stem from numerous causes, be it busy lifestyles, a lack of immediate results or mere boredom. 

What is wellbeing?

Everyone has heard of wellbeing, but how many of us actually know what it is and what we can do to promote and improve it?


 

10 DIY Face Masks To Transform Your Skin

There is an abundance of ingredients in your cupboards that have properties your skin is crying out for; let’s discover what they are.

11 Things you need to know before going on a cruise

We’ve compiled a list of tips from some of the top cruising experts, for those of you planning to climb aboard this season.

9 health and fitness gifts for Father’s Day

Here at Champneys HQ we have compiled a list of the top 9 health and fitness gifts you can get for Father’s Day this year.

A beginner’s guide to positive thinking

Negative thoughts can be detrimental to our health. By following a few simple steps, you can start your journey to positive thinking.

A beginner's guide to the bullet journal

There’s nothing better than feeling organised; having your days mapped out means that you can carefully curate how you spend your time.

Why meditation is practiced on summer solstice

We’ve taken a look at what Summer Solstice, why it is important, where you can celebrate it and why meditation is practiced during this time of year.

A guide to a vegan and vegetarian summer BBQ

We have compiled a range of recipes and BBQ ideas that’ll enable you to enjoy a meat-free summer feast without the fuss.
 

A guide to healthy snacks you should be eating

You won’t find any magic pills or luminous green edible energy gels here, just healthy, pure ingredients that you should be including in your diet.

A guide to juicing for a beginner

Despite proving popular with celebs, juicing is still not that well-known, so we’ve created this beginner’s guide for all you novice juicers out there.
 

A guide to spa etiquette

If you are new to the spa world, or simply unsure of a few things, we hope this guide to spa etiquette can help ease you through your spa experience.
 

Alternative treatments for those with allergies

We take a look at common symptoms of allergies and the various treatments that are available to you as well as the medications that you can buy over the counter.
 

Best couple retreats and activities for Valentine’s Day

Each couple is unique; from the active duo to the foodie twosome. So we’ve recommended a number of Valentine’s Day ideas and explained why celebrating Valentine’s Day is important.

Detox at Champneys

To mark the opening of the new Detox and Wellbeing Centre at Champneys Tring, Spa Manager Lucy Ayles provides an insight into its exciting development.

Essential oils and their wellbeing benefits

Essential oils; small bottles of liquid magic that can transform your health and wellbeing in the form of aromatherapy.
 

What to pack for a girly spa break

In this article we take a look at the perfect packing list to make sure you have an unforgettable weekend.
 

Health spa profile quiz - what treatments are best for you?

We've created a quiz to help you decide the type of spa treatments that would suit you best.
 

How Nordic walking could change your life

Nordic walking is simply the act of walking with poles. With the correct co-ordination, the addition of poles can completely transform a simple stroll into a full-body workout with impressive results.

How to cultivate a mindful lifestyle

When you are able to maintain a more mindful lifestyle, you will be able to discover things about yourself that you have never noticed before, while gaining a much greater understanding of your standing in life.

How to look after your skin this summer

From face masks to sun protection, we talk to skin experts and lovers of skincare to get their top tips on how to keep your skin looking bright and healthy in the summer season.

How to perfect your daily skincare routine

To help you in your quest for the ultimate daily skincare routine, here at Champneys we’ve assembled a list of tips and suggestions both from us and a top beauty expert.

How to take care of your feet before a marathon

When people exercise, they will carefully stretch out their hamstrings, quads and other muscles. So why shouldn’t your feet get the same due, care and attention?

How to treat your dad this Father's Day

If you’re looking for something a bit different from the usual card and voucher fare this year, here are a few ideas on how to make your dad feel special this Father’s Day.

How yoga and meditation can benefit our mental health

As a calming exercise and mindful activity, yoga and meditation work in harmony with one another, and can both be incredibly beneficial for your mental health.

Location guides: what to do in and around Champneys Springs

If you’re looking to visit our Springs resort for a short break, here are some interesting tips about the different things you can do in this picturesque area of Leicestershire.

Location guides: what to do in and around Henlow

If you’re going to be staying at Champneys Henlow resort and want to explore the area, here’s some of the top things to do in Henlow.

Location guides: what to do in and around Tring

If you’ve booked a stay at our Tring resort there are lots of attractions in the area that you should visit. You can see some of the top things to do in Tring that we’d recommend.

Make the most of the wedding season

The guide will discuss a number of tips for getting through the busy wedding season, from bringing a change of shoes for the evening to alternative gift ideas and more.

Morning self care tips for a successful day

Subconsciously, many of us probably have a morning routine, but this guide is here to ensure that yours is as beneficial as it can be – setting you up for a positive day.

Mother's Day Gift guide

Here’s our pick of gifts to surprise and delight this Mother’s Day. You love your mum, and she’ll love these…


 

Positive ways your smartphone can improve your wellbeing

When it comes to living a positive and healthy lifestyle, smartphones and social media face a stigma, but in this article we look into the positive ways your smartphone can improve your wellbeing.
 

Pregnancy friendly spa treatments

Here at Champneys we know that around the swelling, fatigue and the aches and pains, your body is crying out for a bit of TLC during pregnancy. That’s why we offer hand-picked and carefully considered spa treatments that are specifically designed for mums-to-be. 

Self-Care at Christmas – Tips that experts swear by

At Champneys, we know a thing or two about relaxing. In our helpful guide, we’ve gathered together some expert tips and shared some steps that you can follow to ensure you make the most of this special time of the year.

Spa Glossary: Popular spa terms and what they mean

Here at Champneys HQ we’ve created a spa glossary of words and phrases that are commonly used by professionals in the health and beauty industry. 

Spotting the signs of stress

Stress can affect how you feel, think and behave, but despite all this information it is difficult for the untrained eye to spot the symptoms of stress and anxiety.

Thalasso at Champneys

A trip to Champneys wouldn’t be complete without a soak in our renowned Thalassotherapy pool.
 

The 7 golden rules for marathon recovery

In this guide we take you through some of the strategies and tips you should consider in order to aid your marathon recovery.
 

The benefits of cycling for exercise

Whether you are cycling outdoors in the amazing British countryside, or indoors in a spin class, there is a lot that can be achieved by jumping on the saddle.

The best relaxation podcasts

There are a number of ways we can help our body and mind relax and one of those is by listening to a relaxing podcast.
 

What is your personal fitness style?

The difficulty in sticking with our exercise plans can stem from numerous causes, be it busy lifestyles, a lack of immediate results or mere boredom. 

The History of spas and spa treatments

Whether you are interested in learning about the origins of treatments or want to learn more about how spas can differ around the world, read on to find out more.

The most romantic spa treatments to try with your partner

There isn’t a more caring gift you can treat your loved one to, than spending quality time together on a luxurious spa trip.


 

The ultimate guide to resources for mental health and mindfulness

For those who wish to nurture their mindfulness in daily life to foster better emotional wellbeing, there are now countless resources available to support this important journey. We’ve collated some of the most useful sources.

The ultimate winter skin and hair care survival guide

Winter is a beauty minefield, but, with this ultimate winter survival guide we talk to some of the experts and best beauty bloggers around to find out their tips and tricks to help you power through.
 

Top 10 detox tips

Detoxification is the process of removing toxins from the body. In support of our detox breaks and days at Champneys we’d recommend these 10 steps.

 

Top 10 superfoods in the world

In line with a balanced diet, incorporating a range of “superfoods” in your diet will ensure you provide your body with substantial amounts of fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and can help you reach your nutritional needs.

Top ten mother and daughter activities for Mother's Day

Show your mum just how much you appreciate her and all she has done for you over the years and make this mother’s day really special by trying something different and building new memories together.
 

Ways to get into great shape for summer

Summer may seem a long way away, but now is the time to start preparing your body for the season or for an upcoming holiday on the beach.

 

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