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Common sleep myths debunked by experts

There are many sleep myths which circulate the internet which lead many people to having false knowledge of their sleep habits. From what happens to your body during sleep and how alcohol and looking at screens late at night affects you, the experts at Naturalmat have complied a list of the most common sleeping myths and the truth you really should know.

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Man’s best friend: how we can now do more with our pets

Here, with Cliverton, who provide dog grooming insurance, we take you through some of the best things you can do with your pup — that isn’t taking them to the local park.

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Mother of the Bride -The Perfect Plan

The day a daughter gets engaged is surely one of the most exciting and proud moments of a mother’s life. As the mother of the bride, you’ll no doubt be thrilled at the idea of getting everything in motion to prepare the perfect day for your daughter. Preparation is key, so take a look at our mother of the bride tips below to get started.

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Wedding pubs are becoming an increasingly popular option for couples- so how are they catering for the industry?

A wedding in a pub might not adhere to traditions of the past, but it is certainly becoming a more popular option among couples selecting a venue for reception for their big day. Pub weddings are on the rise, and by making a free house the setting of your wedding, you can achieve that much-coveted rustic, intimate feel when you tie the knot and celebrate with the finest ale in high spirits.

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Is this the most luxurious waterfall experience in the world?

Sitting on the border between Brazil and Argentina, Iguazu Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, Alison Brinkworth explores why a visit to these cascades is such an unforgettable holiday.

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Hotel Aurelio Set to Host its First Ever Mountain Yoga Retreat in the Austrian Alps, 4th – 8th September

This summer, five-star Hotel Aurelio see’s the first Summer opening of its three new showstopping chalets and host its first ever Mountain Yoga Retreat, 4th – 8th September 2019. Set in the most prestigious pocket of the Austrian Alps, Hotel Aurelio is a world-class, mountain side hotel on Lech’s skyline, offering an abundance of luxury and world-class amenities from unrivalled interiors, 24/7 butler service,… Read More

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Petosan : Dental Care for Your Furry Friend

Petosan is a family business with over 200 years’ accumulated experience in the dental field which offers quirky pet dental care products. As part of our showcase of some of our 2019 Leaders in Luxury we profile the firm and share an insight into the unique solutions it provides for besotted owners and their pampered pets. Established in May 2002, Petosan came about as… Read More

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KEEP COOL WITH MARIAGE FRÈRES’ ICED TEA COLLECTION

Iced tea is the perfect drink for summer – cool, refreshing, no-calorie (unless you add sugar) and full of flavour. For the world’s most luxurious iced tea collection head to French tea emporium, Mariage Frères on Covent Garden’s King Street. The breath-taking range features over 18 blends to enjoy at home or pick up the ‘flavour of the day’ at the store’s iced tea… Read More

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How to transform your garden and get on board with the alfresco living trend.

Outside dining is a consumer trend that has been rising at a steady rate and is forecasted to continue. More and more consumers are investing their hard-earned cash into their gardens and therefore, naturally, want to spend more time enjoying it. It has been revealed that 39% of Brits have transformed their green spaces in recent years so that they can utilise their outdoor… Read More

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K Spa Launches Cryo-Oxygen Facial Treatment

Say yes to rejuvenated skin with the new Cryo-Oxygen Facial Treatment from the award-winning K Spa in Shepherd’s Bush. Considered the most effective and advanced skin rejuvenation treatment yet, the Cryo-Oxygen Facial is designed to tackle lines, wrinkles and pigmentation leaving your skin revitalized. Whilst Cryo-Oxygen cools and oxygenates the skin, a unique Micro-channelling Roller creates thousands of microscopic channels effectively getting down to the layers… Read More

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LUXlife 2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is once again upon us. Here at LUXlife, a last-minute dash to the store to buy a card and some socks simply will not do: we’re all about the latest ‘must-haves’, not the quick ‘it’ll-dos’.  So, let’s treat all the father figures in our lives to something a little bit special with a selection of gifts below. Maestro DOBEL Humito® 1. Maestro… Read More

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LOVE HENRI LUXURUIOUS SHEA BALM – GO TO HOLIDAY BEAUTY

Looking to streamline your beauty kit for a trip to the sun? Love Henri’s Luxurious Shea Balm is all you need to be a summer beauty this season – in one eco-friendly jar!  Created by leading UK aromatherapist Henrietta Cassar, every gorgeous jar of Love Henri Luxurious Shea Balm is hand crafted and it’s the combination of the African shea tree nut whipped into… Read More

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Top Dog Gifts for Your Old Man!

Special dads deserve more than a pair of socks this year. This Father’s Day treat your dad to a grooming gift from Bulldog Skincare. Whether he rocks a beard, is clean shaven or just deserves some skincare TLC, we’ve got you covered. For the Clean Shaven Eco-Conscious Dad Original Bamboo Razor Does your dad prefer the clean shaven look? Why not treat him to… Read More

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Ancient Healing and Modern Living at Spa Burasari

Burasari Heritage is a romantic boutique hotel in the idyllic Luang Prabang, a renowned UNESCO Heritage site. Following the Spa Burasari’s deserved recognition as the ‘Most Outstanding Luxury Spa Experience in Laos’ in the 2019 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards, we spoke with the spa’s General Manager, Wannapa Rattanaphong, to find out more about their leading treatments. Very much like the city in… Read More

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For An Ibiza Weekender Rooted In Wellness, Look No Further

For guests seeking an exceptional Ibiza experience rooted in wellness and wellbeing, look no further than Mikasa, a beautiful boutique hotel with rooms inspired by the four seasons and twelve different moons. Bordered by one of the region’s finest yoga establishments, this is the perfect hotel for a relaxing break in the sun.

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Are You Looking for a Guilt-Free Vacation?

As of late, there has been a significant rise in the number of holidaymakers and, in turn, the number of holiday deals and travel options in order to satisfy this burgeoning demand. Encouraging as this development can seem, it is also causing a palpable negative impact on an already fragile environment. Now more than ever, it is crucial that we are aware of our carbon footprint, and what our holidaymaking means for our planet. After all, if not us, then who?

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The Chace Hotel Coventry to rebrand as a Laura Ashley Hotel

Laura Ashley Hotels today announced it is expanding its portfolio with the addition of The Chace Hotel, in Coventry.  The 66-bedroom hotel is undergoing a major refurbishment to bring it in line with Laura Ashley brand standards. The elegant new interiors will showcase the Laura Ashley Home range and its exquisite, high-quality inherently British fabrics and furnishings throughout.  The Chace Hotel is a stunning… Read More

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LUXlife 2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is, once again, almost upon us. Maybe you’re having some difficulty finding that perfect gift, or you simply want some inspiration – tired of the tried and tested floral arrangement. You want something new, something a little bit different. Something exciting. Here at LUXlife we have a few ideas to help you say ‘thank you’ on this special day.  Chelsea Peers NYC… Read More

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Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield

Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield is a four-star luxury boutique hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere in the resort town of Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District. The hotel sits amidst six acres of landscaped gardens with unrivalled views over England’s largest lake.

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How to Stick to Your Healthy Regime While Travelling

There’s nothing quite like travelling for throwing you out of sync and getting you out of your healthy routine. From over-indulging on the buffets on offer to developing bags under your eyes because you’re not sleeping as well, travelling can really take its toll on your health. So how do you stick to your routine when you’re travelling for work or pleasure?

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Arabian Excellence and World-Class Luxury

Located just a 30-minute drive from Doha’s City Centre, Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, is a world-leading example of hospitality and refined taste. In November, the resort was recognised in LUX Life Magazine’s End of Year Feature as the ‘Best Luxury Accommodation’ in the state of Qatar. We spoke with Mr. Nawaf Ali Al-Obaidly, General Manager at Sealine, to find out more about how… Read More

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LUXlife Valentines Gift Guide 2019

It’s that time of year again where couples look back, reminisce on treasured memories and cherish their time together. However, like every year before, you are running the gauntlet when it comes to selecting the perfect gift for your significant other. Do you opt for the heart shaped balloons, the bouquets of roses and the boxes of chocolates, those hardy stalwarts of St Valentine’s,… Read More

+ Six senses residences

Six Senses Residences Courchevel reaches new heights of luxury

Courchevel 1850 is renowned as the home of some of the world’s finest pistes, as well as for its unrivalled designer shopping and Michelin-starred fine dining. Completing this luxury lifestyle is Six Senses Residences Courchevel, a boutique collection of apartments that raise the bar in six-star mountain living.

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A Vision for Providing a New Genre of Wellness Destinations

Fivelements is an award-winning eco-conscious wellness lifestyle company deeply rooted in the ancient traditions of Bali with a peaceful retreat that embraces authentic Balinese Healing, Living Foods and Sacred Arts. Next year, Fivelements will launch its first standalone Yoga & Sacred Arts city destination at Times Square in Hong Kong.

+ Aurora Pets

Aurora Pets – where function, design and style collide

Our mission is to find the world’s highest quality products for pets that are fashionably elegant and seamlessly blend in with your own style. We realise the importance of buying products made with un-compromised high-quality materials that are timeless and stylish. Experience Aurora Pets and see the latest collections of luxury dog accessories and designer apparel from the best international designers.

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2019 Best of the Wedding Industry awards

Now in its second year, the 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry programme has been designed to recognise the businesses and individuals who go above and beyond to make every wedding day special – those who help make the journey from engagement to becoming a married couple as perfect as possible.
Worth billions, the wedding industry is a vibrant and eclectic space encompassing everyone from wedding planners and decorators through to tailors, hotels, photographers and everything in between. With couples constantly looking for new and creative ways to share their special day, the market has become incredibly diverse.

+ Nandini Bali Jungle Resort & Spa

Relax, Rejuvenate and Restore

Nandini Bali Jungle Resort & Spa is a dreamy destination located on the slopes of the Ayung River Valley in Indonesia’s most famously tranquil region. Recently, the establishment received the Award for Excellence in: Luxury Accommodation – Indonesia by LUXlife. On the back of this recognition, we profiled the luxurious retreat to discover more about their serene natural haven.

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Soothe, Relax and Rejuvenate

Titanic Spa pride themselves in maintaining and providing first-class spa treatments for everyone. Recently, we caught up with Natalie Hart who revealed to us more about the luxurious treatments and exceptional services to their clients.

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A Hidden Treasure in the Heart of the Adventure Capital

Originally opened in 2007, Onsen Hot Pools Retreat and Day Spa offers a relaxation experience that few establishments can hope to match. Based out of an idyllic, natural location, they were recently named by LUXlife Magazine as ‘New Zealand’s Best Luxury Day Spa Experience’, a title which they are almost singularly deserving. We spoke with Liz Marshallsea, who offered some insight into the spa’s extraordinary offerings.

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Experience Authentic St. Lucian

Fond Doux Plantation & Resort is a 19th century eco-friendly colonial resort nestled in the heart of St. Lucia, best known for its romantic, intimate, and private cottages. In the years since they opened, Fond Doux has forged a reputation for peerless hospitality paired with stunning archetypal St Lucian vistas. Eager to find out more, we spoke with Fond Doux’s co-owner and Manager, Eroline Lamontagne, who offered a behind-the-scenes look at this must-visit resort.

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Make Your Bathroom Great Again

Voucher Box aim to provide the highest quality vouchers to their worldwide community of savvy shoppers. Here, they highlight one of their recent discount deals with Pebble Grey, a bathroom supply store based out of Castleford, West Yorkshire.

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The best skin-renewal options for autumn

Despite even the most rigorous applications of Sisley over your summer holiday many of us are shocked to see sun damage once our tan has faded.

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Staffordshire hotel launch new Autumn spa experience

Staffordshire hotel launch new Autumn spa experience Launching in tune with National Spa Week, Hoar Cross Hall, a Grade II listed stately home retreat, is offering spa guests a warming ‘Autumn Glow Spa and Stay’ package which offers a choice of Elemis Spa Rituals such as the ‘Frangipani indulgence’. This luxurious treat drenches the skin in moisture using a cocooning nectar nourishing wrap, allowing… Read More

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The Best Organic Spas in Europe

The Top 8 Organic Spas When planning a trip to Europe, it’s crumbling castles, marble-floored museums and sparkling nightlife that spring to mind rather than indulgent massages and steam-filled saunas. But if you’ve been working hard all year, a heart-in-the-mouth skydive or hours of art-gallery queuing may not be the blissed out break you had in mind. In fact, even if adventure does call,… Read More

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Hostmaker partners with The Body Shop

Hostmaker partners with The Body Shop to bring premium toiletries to homestays Hostmaker launches The Body Shop toiletry products in all its homestays in Barcelona, London and Paris Hostmaker, Europe’s leading home rentals management company, has announced a partnership with The Body Shop, the cosmetics and skin care brand, offering a range of the brand’s toiletries in Hostmaker’s top performing cities. To create that… Read More

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Fingers on the Pulse

Pulse Light Clinic London specialises in laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, CoolSculpting and Acne Scar Removal, with a particular focus currently on its CoolSculpting Fat Freezing treatment.