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Laser hair removal

Winter is now upon us, which means it is the ideal time to be doing Intense Pulsed Light Laser (IPL) treatments. During these treatments it is important to avoid sun exposure, making the colder months the perfect time for them. The Paddington Beauty Room has invested heavily in the best of the best IPL machines. At the end of last…

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Are sheet masks masks?

Question: When is a mask not a mask? Answer: When it is a sheet mask. There is a global beauty trend for sheet masks, which are a hybrid of a serum and mask. Of course we’re all asking, which are better, traditional or sheet masks? Firstly sheet masks don’t replace traditional masks; they are an addition to your routine. Instead…

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LIfe is about give and take

Masks are so often forgotten or completely left out of our routine, mainly because it can all be just too tiresome or difficult. Most of the time masks have been sold with so many rules about how they should be used that it just does not get done. To make it easy masks do not have to be done ‘once…

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Making the most of your eyes

They say that the eyes are the windows of the soul; I believe they help us to make connections with each other. We also use our eyes to express our emotions. The skin around the eyes is five times thinner than the skin on the rest of the face and contains 20% less nutrients than the skin on the lips.…

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Taking the OUCH out of waxing

So the weather is getting colder and we dread that first warm day of spring. So generally that means we hold off waxing and the main reason we encourage you to keep it up is that hair grows not just out it also gets deeper rooted. So the longer you leave between waxes the more it does hurt. Just like…

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The tools we use besides our hands

At the Paddington Beauty Room our beauty specialists utilise some specialist tools to enhance our massage techniques and skincare technologies. The steamer: It may seem quite humble, however, when used correctly the steamer has a wonderful influence on the health of your skin. There are three elements to steam treatment. The first element is the moisture, the actual steam. Most…

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The Cleansing Lesson YOU Need to Read

Sadly women typically cleanse their skin for only three seconds—and men for even less time. Yet proper cleansing is the foundation for your whole skincare routine. Inefficient cleansing can lead to breakouts, congestion, sensitivity and other adverse skin reactions. Here are my top tips for perfect cleansing: 1. Cleanse twice a day with a double cleanse in the evening. 2.…

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When you have to much of a good thing

Skin treatments have changed a lot over the years. Some innovations are nothing more than fads, others I wish were only fads, and yet others have proven to be of great value and will stand the test of time. While the improvements in technology have been amazing, they have provided a lot of stimulation and this constant activity pushing the…

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