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Vanity Van are showcasing at Venues and Events Live 2019

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We are super excited to announce that our team will be featuring at the Venues and Events Live exhibition at Old Billingsgate this week Wednesday 18th September and Thursday 19th September 2019. Our holistic team, beauty experts and stylists will be creating a relaxation experience for guests in the Vaults with treatments and expert tips running throughout the day.square meal venues and events

We also have our fabulous new partners Morning Gloryville hosting taster sessions of their new wellness activities including yoga sessions and meditation and their team will be offering holistic treatments including massage and reiki.

Attendees of Venues and Events Live can try out our services, take a break from the hustle and bustle and indulge in some mindfulness, relaxation and pampering. Take a moment to experience all that we have to offer.

manicuresWe will be offering complimentary slots for express manicures relaxing head and shoulder massages, reiki energy treatments and one to one personal guidance on the latest hair and makeup trends.

Our team will be available to talk Square Meal guests through our services; the wide range of treatments we offer; our indoor and outdoor salons available for hire and to give advice in how to add that WOW factor to your next event or campaign.

white indoor mobile salonWe have some amazing new salon options our super professional all white indoor salon that looks striking and also has optional themed mirrors in rose gold and tropical to create a centrepiece for your treatments. We also have a new range of large LED mirrors enabling us to create up to 16 stations.

truck mobile salonFor corporate fun days, festivals and public events and campaigns we also have an impactive new truck salon with a huge multi-use experience space and a quirky new caravan salon called Margarita.

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Every year as our experience and event expertise grows we are specialising more and more in bespoke tailored salon spaces, treatments and packages to suit your brief, event, guests and theme so get in touch and we will work our magic to create something to take your event or campaign to the next level.

If you are attending the Venues and Events live event, then please drop us a line at bookings@vanityvan.co.uk so we can reserve you a slot.

Staff Rewards- Salon set ups, treatments and booking systems

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When you want to ensure your employees feel valued and appreciated our beauty services are the perfect choice for staff rewards – an unforgettable pampering experience. Our tailored team rewards are a unique way to instil fun and relaxation into the workplace, while the feel-good factor of our treatments provide lasting memories and inspire wellness. People love to talk about the things they’ve enjoyed, so Vanity Van’s services are great for creating a buzz around the office.

Salon options 

Our indoor spa/salon setups consist of Hollywood mirrors, makeup stations, makeup chairs, nail stations, a barbers chair, massage chairs and tables & a reception. Whether it’s a relaxing health and wellbeing day, or a themed pre-party pamper, we can tailor the furniture, equipment and décor to cater to the treatment requirements. We have recently launched a set of exciting new salon options in white, gold and tropical print and have other dressing options to create the exact look to suit your staff rewards theme.

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Types of treatments 

Whether you’re seeking quick turnaround express treatments or a luxury high-end experience for your staff rewards, we offer a full range of hair, makeup, male grooming, beauty and holistic options to suit all of your requirements. Our team are multi-skilled so we can be flexible on the day and cater to each individual client to match their personal treatment needs.

A popular and effective team reward is a health and wellbeing day. Health and wellbeing of teams is paramount and helps to aid retention, improve team dynamics and ensure the success of your business. We are able to convert your office space into a spa or a breakout for away days, seminars and conferences. For this, we offer a Staff Rewards Health and Wellbeingwide range of holistic treatments including massage, nails, reflexology, reiki, facials and male grooming options.

If you have an important occasion, such as an awards ceremony, a gala dinner or a Christmas party, we can visit your offices or venue beforehand and transform your team with glamorous hair and make-up, manicures and male grooming treatments. It’s great fun and adds to the building excitement for the event. If you are holding a seasonal or themed event we can also recreate any era, style or theme using hairstyling, make up, face/body art, special effects and glitter.

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Our online booking systems are pre-programmed with availability and you will be provided with standardised wording to send out to your guests so they can book direct. There are also on the day paper booking systems available operated by our salon managers to ensure that your event runs smoothly.

If you want to treat your team to an unforgettable pampering experience to boost team morale, and inspire wellness throughout your staff, get in contact with us for a direct quote or for our new packages and price list brochure!

Winter Skincare Hacks to Beat the Cold

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Nobody wants to wake up on Christmas morning with dry, flaky skin, so make sure you’re hot on your Winter skincare during the lead up to Christmas celebrations. Even an ice queen needs a treatment or two to keep her skin in check during the Winter months, so when dry skin makes an unwelcome appearance, use these simple DIY skincare hacks to help tackle it and beat the cold.

Curse of the chapped lips

Winter SkincareLips are often the first target of the cold and the most reliable tell-tale sign of dehydrated, unhappy skin. An effective, nourishing lip scrub on the beauty market can make take an unwanted toll on your bank account, especially around Christmas time. Stop scraping your pennies together, ladies, because we have a recipe that is on par with your high-end lip scrubs, and not to mention it is 100% vegan! A staple this holiday season is a peppermint lip scrub- the perfect, festive scent to have just in time for Christmas.

Ingredients:
2 Tbsp ground coffee
1/4 Tbsp coconut oil
1-2 drops peppermint essential oil

Measure two tablespoons of used coffee grounds in a small bowl. Add the coconut oil and using a spoon, mash the oil and coffee grounds together to form a paste. Add 1-2 drops of peppermint oil and mix well. Place it into a pot you have lying around, and you will have smooth, plump lips all throughout the Winter season.

Body care

Although the main focus of your Winter skincare regime is typically caring for your face, your body care should be drawing in first place. An essential body care item in the colder months is oil, as simple as it may seem. Using oil during the Winter months is not only beneficial in giving you hydrated, happy skin, but it is also the key to locking in your favourite perfume or body spray all day long. Simply spray the oil all over your body before spraying on your staple scent and it will not budge, leaving you free to carry out your Christmas shopping in the hustle and bustle B.O. free!

DIY Mocha Face Mask

Winter SkincareCredit for this delicious recipe goes to Loepsie, and after trialling and testing it out, we couldn’t wait to share it with you! This recipe is incredibly simple and consists of everyday ingredients that you will have lying around in the back of the food cupboard. It is bursting full of anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, so it acts as a mild exfoliator while also being super hydrating!

Ingredients:
⦁ Oats
⦁ Ground coffee
⦁ Cacao powder
⦁ Soy milk

Simply combine the ingredients together before applying evenly to your skin and allowing it to work it’s magic for 10 minutes. This mocha face mask also works as a great homemade Christmas present to a loved one, whether it’s your partner, friend or parent, as it is virtually impossible to dislike the scent of mocha.

These simple skincare hacks are the key to having plump, bright skin throughout all of Winter. Which of these Winter skincare hacks was your favourite?

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The Wonders of Energy Healing

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Did you know 44% of people suffer from long-term stress? That’s a staggering statistic!energy healing treatments

Stress not only effects the mental state, but can also take a huge toll physically. Disrupted sleep patterns and heightened blood pressure can all stem from stress, and yet so many of us continue with our lives, soldiering on without addressing the core issue.
Energy treatments have a vast array of benefits and come in many forms including (but not limited to) Reiki, Acupuncture, and Chakra Healing. Such treatments induce a satisfying state of consciousness, inner calm, and unparalleled reduction in stress.

So why aren’t more people embracing these beneficial treatments?

We are intent on spreading the word on the amazing benefits of Energy Healing and other alternative therapies, which have not only had a hugely positive effect on our own lives, but those of our clients. Our new company launch, coming later this year, will bring a far wider range of treatments to our corporate and private client base alike. Keep your eyes on our blog for further news of this exciting launch and the vast range of treatments and activities which will be available. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information on our current range of treatments conducted by our extensive team of highly skilled and qualified staff.

Back to the matter at hand, Energy Treatments.
Regulenergy healing reikiar energy healing therapy will encourage the mind and body to heal, leaving you calm, relaxed and stress free. Your sleep will be better and your immune system will feel more supported. It assists the body in dealing with pain, blood pressure will be reduced and body will begin to cleanse itself from toxins and restore its natural ability to heal. From feeling good, you will vibrate positive energy and engagement with others will improve. You will gain a new-found confidence and outward harmony in dealing with everyday events.

Why not try this for yourself today and see how bringing you into energetic harmony can change your life.

 

massage benefits

Why choose massage for your next event?

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We’ve all have those days when all we need is a relaxing massage to take the stresses and strains of the day away. Whatever the reason whether its due to injury, joint or muscular pain, or even just the day-to-day rigours of daily life taking their toll, massage is widely recognised as an effective alternative therapy that many of us turn to. However what do we really know of this technique in which we put so much trust?

What is massage?
Massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the benefit of the client. Techniques and benefits can vary widely and our therapists often use a combination of techniques always tailoring the experience to suit the problem areas and likes and dislikes of the client.
Good massage techniques administered by a trained and qualified practitioner can be extremely beneficial for a multitude of mental and physical ailments.

Benefits to the mind…
massage benefitsMassage has been proven to be a fantastic treatment for stress and anxiety. The application of massage techniques releases endorphins and reduces stress inducing hormones, resulting in a state of mental relaxation and calm. Insomnia sufferers particularly may benefit due to the reduction in stress and increased mental clarity.

Benefits to the body…
A professional and experienced massage therapist will be able to address a number of physical issues with the application of pressure and massage techniques. Elongation and manipulation of the muscles, breaking down adhesions, address alignment and increasing blood flow to the tissues will assist in releasing muscle tension and pain, joint stiffness, and by default, posture.

And there’s more…
Even digestive and immune system issues can be assisted by the use of massage techniques. The increase in circulation and lymphatic drainage, along with the lowering of stress inducing hormones, assist the body’s natural digestive and immune systems to function more efficiently.

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For more information on further benefits, or to book our fantastic massage therapists for your upcoming event, do not hesitate to contact us at info@vanityvan.co.uk

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The Pop-Up Spa For Glastonbury Festival

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Glastonbury Festival is almost upon us and this year we are doing things a little differently. Vanity Van are collaborating with The Pop-Up Hotel and bringing you the awesomeness that is … The Pop-Up Spa. Based outside pedestrian gate D on a private site we will be offering our full range of beautifying and relaxation treatments in a luxury spa site complete with swimming pool, hot tub and hot showers.

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Whats on offer ?

As Glastonbury Festival veterans, we at Vanity Van have plenty of experience in bringing you the most on-trend of festival hair and makeup looks and the most relaxing of pampering treatments to get you through 5 nights in a field. We pride ourselves on being the best in the business when it comes to festival salons, having spent eight years trading at Glastonbury Festival until a recent reshuffle of the markets last year,  we were absolutely thrilled to be asked to offer our fabulous services for The Pop-Up Hotel. Our services are operating from a luxury spa area in The Pop-Up Hotel complex hosting a hot tub, swimming pool, showers, restaurant, bar, our salon and 3 luxury treatment rooms.

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We know all too well, the toll a weekend of Glastonbury Festival fun can take on your hair, skin and muscles… and the benefit our treatments can bring to your overall festival experience. Our award-winning team of multi-skilled hair stylists, makeup artists, beauticians and holistic therapists will be offering a comprehensive range of treatments to make sure you hit the fields looking, and feeling like a VIP. Be it a glamorous makeover, an intricate braided hair-do, a coating of glitter, a relaxing massage, or an eye-catching manicure…and so much more, we have you covered. And that’s not all! For the men out there, we offer a full range of male grooming including dry and wet shaves, facials, beard or moustache trims and man-icures.

 

How to book

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If you are a pop-up hotel/motel guest then we are taking appointments from 8am-6pm daily. These are pre-book only and filling up fast. The online booking system link has already been emailed out to you by The Pop-up Hotel team.

As a non resident you too can take part in this luxuriousness by purchasing in advance a Spa pass. Entry is allowed either daily or for the weekend from 2pm until 7pm.

You can click here to purchase a Day pass for £99 either Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th or Sunday 25th June which includes 1 complimentary treatment.

Or you can click here to purchase a weekend pass for £299 valid for the whole weekend from Wednesday 21st June-Sunday 25th June which includes 3 complimentary treatments.

The Spa pass includes access to the hot showers, luxury toilets, pamper area with hair dryers, hot tub, swimming pool, restaurant and bar AND includes treatments of any of the below subject to availability:

All treatments are 30 mins and worth £35 each. 1 per day pass, 3 per weekend pass. You can prebook the days and times in advance:

• Basic hair styling – wet style on normal hair or luxury dry style on long thick hair
• Basic makeover – full makeover
• Rapid relax massage – full body massage
• Reiki
• Reflexology
• Luxury manicure – file, shape, soak, cuticle work, massage and paint
• Express pedicure – file, shape and paint
• Express facial – cleanse, tone and moisturise
• Hot towel facial

You’ll need to show your Spa Pass ticket to gain access to The Pop-Up Hotel site and the The Pop-Up Spa.

We look forward to pampering you all for this our ninth year running festival salons !

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