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Your Christmas Barnet (and much more) All Wrapped Up At #BLOW

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Feel like you could do with sprucing up your look before the Christmas Party? Bringing together the best in independent beauty and fashion under one roof, contemporary hair salon #BLOW, hosts a series of Sunday events through out December to help you do just that with oooodles of style. If you haven’t discovered this place yet, it’s Read the Rest »

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Mabel Does National Spa Week: Gleneagles

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I am just in the door after having the best day EVER at Gleneagles Spa. Even though it’s positively my local, with it being situated just at Auchterarder, mere miles away from Perth, I had never been before, or had any reason to…. But now it will be a nightmare to tear me away from Read the Rest »

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Mabel Does National Spa Week: The Blythswood Square Hotel

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Last week Lizzie and I took ourselves off to The Blythswood Square Hotel for some spa action. It being the MTV EMA’s a few days prior, I was secretly hoping to celeb spot or to hang out with Nicky Minaj in the sauna, but unfortunately it was not to be. The Blythswood re-opened (formerly the Read the Rest »

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Mabel Does National Spa Week: Stobo Castle

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In case you haven’t heard of it, Stobo Castle (just outside Edinburgh) is Scotland’s most famous destination spa…put plainly..the only place that is exclusively geared towards spa enjoyment and maxing out the luxury chills.  This has been one of those places on my bucket list for a LONG time, so this jolly jaunt made me Read the Rest »

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Mabel Does National Spa Week: One Spa at Sheraton Grand

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If I’m honest, until I did my research on top Scottish spas, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you about this one. One Spa at Sheraton Grand in Edinburgh is sneakily hidden behind the main hotel, but I tell you now, this has a whole LOT to shout about. This, my friends, is 35000 Read the Rest »

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Mabel Does National Spa Week: The Balmoral

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Every time I hop off the train in Edinburgh, I’m greeted with the sheer MAGNIFICENCE of the Balmoral Hotel. Proudly sitting at no 1 Princes Street, this hotel is probably one of the most impressive and majestic looking city centre hotels in Scotland. I love that it’s kept the old school glamour of revolving doors, Read the Rest »

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Mabel Does National Spa Week: Crieff Hydro

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Nestled in the Perthshire countryside, Crieff is one of those places in Scotland that I instantly fell in love with.  There is something so CUTE about this town – quite touristy but in a quaint kind of way. In fact, William McGonagall wrote a poem about this well loved place: “Ye lovers of the picturesque, Read the Rest »

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National Spa Week – Let’s DO THIS

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It’s National Spa Week. It really is. From the 3rd-7th November. To celebrate such a MOMENTOUS occasion, this week (and next – we’ve got too much spa goodness to fit into one week) we’re bringing you the lowdown on a handful of the finest Spas from across Scotland. Here’s Amy with a wee intro . Read the Rest »

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Rae Peacock Hair – A Cut Above The Rest

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When October rolled around, I decided it was time to get my hair cut. Haircuts for me are generally a seasonal thing: I like to crack out a new ‘do for the beginning of the school year because that has been a long standing tradition for me. At times, the compulsion to go-back-to-school-a-chic-and-newly-transformed-woman has led Read the Rest »

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Fringe Benefits

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I blame Zooey Deschanel. I blame her IN FULL for my obsession with fringes. I mean, she is just WONDERFUL. To those who are insanely irritated by her, I say “STOP BEING A DIV, SHE IS WELL FUN”. And she works the fringe oh SO well. All who know me will know that every single time I Read the Rest »