Monthly Archives: November 2019

  • Giving back with the Woodland Trust

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    Since opening our first spa at Babington House in Somerset in 1998, our guiding principle has been to take as much care of the earth as we do of people. We've always used wildcrafted ingredients and our recent refresh saw the introduction of packaging made from recycled coffee cups and carbon-neutral bioplastic. But we know we can do more.

    From the heart and soil of Somerset, our values have always been rooted in honest, natural therapies and ingredients.  This Christmas, we are looking to give back to our British woodlands by partnering with the Woodland Trust. Trees clean the air and lock up carbon emissions, support biodiversity by providing habitats for wildlife and they’re good for our wellbeing too. Partnering with the Woodland Trust aligns with our history, values and commitment to sustainability.

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  • Inside Indulge

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    Welcome to the latest edition of our ongoing feature that unpacks the ingredients that make our moods what they are. Get to know the ylang ylang, rose absolute and palmarosa essential oils within our most indulgent mood, looking at their uses, properties and scent profiles. The fresh, floral and bright bouquet of our Indulge collection compliments an extended evening bathing ritual - we’re thinking candles, a glass of wine and a page-turner…

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  • Spa of the Month: Cowshed Amsterdam

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    If you're planning a trip to Amsterdam, make sure you punctuate cycling tours and walks along the Singel canal with a visit to our Cowshed spa. Located on the ground floor of Soho House Amsterdam, the spa offers indulgent treatments in the comfort of private rooms or you can sink into one of our mani-pedi chairs for a touch-up.

    We spoke to Spa Supervisor Claudia about how our Amsterdam spa sets itself apart:

    ‘I’ve been with Cowshed Amsterdam from the very beginning. Before that I spent several years working as a beautician. In 2008, I finished my studies and decided I wanted a new challenge. I worked and lived in Curacao, a Caribbean island, for six months to try something new and gain experience. Since then, I’ve worked for various hotels, salons and spas.

    All of our treatments get a lot of love but our most popular is definitely the Deep Tissue massage. Our manicures and pedicures are close runner ups. As for our products, the Deodorant Spray is always a favourite, as well as our Stretch Mark Balm and the Relax Bath and Shower Gel with eucalyptus and lavender.

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  • 'Tis the Season to Spa

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    The Christmas period is almost upon us with all the parties, last-minute present buying and general fun and chaos it can bring. We've created two new spa packages that will hopefully take a little of the stress out of the season, helping you feel polished and prepared to enjoy the festivities while giving you some time to recharge and relax too. Designed to save you both time and money, both also make excellent gifts that can be enjoyed well into the new year. Here's everything you need to know about our two new spa packages.

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