Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • The Man Behind the Moods


    When we opened our very first spa in the old cow shed at Babington House we wanted our own body oils, lotions and washes to use in the treatments there - as well as in Babington's bedrooms. Step forward celebrated perfumer Richard Howard, one of the earliest proponents of aromatherapy. He created the bespoke essential oil fragrance blends in our original products which became our famous 'Moods'.

    Nearly twenty years on, those first moods (Horny, Knackered, Grumpy and Moody) have been joined by several more, each one devised to address specific physical and emotional needs. Here's Richard's take on the Cowshed story...

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  • Spa of the Month: Cowshed Primrose Hill


    Cowshed Primrose Hill is nestled in one of London's leafiest, loveliest neighbourhoods, close to Regent's Park. With a farmhouse-style kitchen offering everything from homemade cake to herbal tea and a shop to stock up on your favourite Cowshed products, plus six mani/pedi chairs and seven treatment rooms, it's a haven in the heart of the city. General Manager Sarah Turner took us on a (virtual) tour of her spa.

    'I have worked for Cowshed for three years and love the company. I am originally from Yorkshire but have worked all over the world with beauty.'

    What is Primrose Hill's most popular treatment? 'Ultimate Pedicures and our Cowshed Signature Massage.'

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