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The Best Beauty Treatments & Packages For Your Summer Holiday   

07 Jul 2019

The Best Beauty Treatments & Packages For Your Summer Holidaysummer beauty

The all-important summer holiday has been booked, and you've started shopping for the perfect new bikini. Now all that's left is to book your pre-holiday Bliss appointment, to ensure that you'll be kept looking perfect throughout your break. Nails, tan, weight loss, hair removal - we have you covered!
With our wide range of premium gel polishes, we're sure to have the perfect summer shade for you. Best of all, they last up to two weeks - no need to re-do them whilst you're away! Get gel fingers for £24, or combine gel fingers and toes for just £42. View all nail treatments and purchase online here, or take advantage of our fabulous summer sale deals with gel fingers & toes & a brow tidy for only £45! Buy online here.
 As for your tan, we have two tempting options for you. Start working on your natural tan early with 100 sunbed minutes for just £19.95 PLUS free goggles and tanning shot (online only), or fake it til you make it with a bronzing, contouring spray tan in your choice of natural, medium or dark. Bring a friend or three to save £££! View all of our tanning options and purchase online here. 
sunbed deal leeds
Desperate to lose a few pounds for that perfect beach body? Don't worry - Bliss is here to help. 3D Lipo is clinically proven to promote dramatic weight loss in a safe, fuss-free and non-surgical series of treatments carried out by our expertly-trained professionals. This discreet service has transformed some of clients’ waistlines already and the beauty team are raving about it. Please do call us for a private consultation to find out more. Read more here
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 For the important issue of pre-holiday hair removal, Bliss has nothing but options for you. With plenty of waxing options including specialist bikini styles, there's something for everyone. We are also pleased to offer pain-free super hair removal at Bliss.The SkinPULSE SHR system is a revolution in the removal of hair, quicker and with better results than traditional IPL or laser. This proven technique of low intensity selected wavelengths of light gently heat up the hair folicale to damage the stem cell and successfully prevent regrowth. Treatments are PAIN FREE and are super-fast!
For a limited time only get your hollywood or brazilian waxes for only £22! Online only - shop here. 
Why not combine a few treatments in one of our summer holiday packages for the perfect beauty combo for you?
LVL lashes will give your lashes the natural flutter they deserve for a fuss-free look, complete with a brow shape to frame them. Finally add gel nails - choose from our huge range of premium brand polishes - or a stunning spray tan
lvl lashes deal
Try Diamond Dermabrasion for instantly brighter, glowing radiant skin, complete with gel nails in your choice of premium brand polish. 
Get fuss-free lashes and brows - no need for maintenance or makeup whilst you're on holiday.
Combine a few Bliss favourites and you're ready for anything! 
 Visit our offers page to view all summer packages, read the terms and conditions and purchase online as a voucher to redeem in branch.
Bliss hopes you have the holiday of a lifetime - you deserve it!
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Easy, healthy stir fry recipe   

26 Jun 2019

Easy, healthy stir fry recipe

 

Healthy eating doesn't have to be boring with Bliss. We're here to bring you delicious, healthy, and easy healthy recipes to help you achieve your dream beach body. Not only is this one-pan wonder tasty and full of nutritional value, it's super easy to adapt it to suit your preferences, by swapping out the meat and veg for your favourites.

Easy stir-fry recipe

Ingredients - serves 4

3 Tbsp of reduced salt soy sauce

2 Tbsp of oyster sauce

1 teaspoon of honey

1 teaspoon of brown sugar

2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

1 teaspoon of grated ginger or ginger powder

A pinch of Chinese 5 spice

Peanut oil or sesame oil to cook

2 Chicken breast fillets, chopped into strips

2 carrots, sliced

1 brown onion, chopped into strips

1 red bell pepper, chopped into strips

200g button mushrooms, chopped into slices

100g of beansprouts 

Rice or noodles to serve

Method

In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, honey, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and Chinese 5 spice. Add the chicken, cover, and leave to marinate in the fridge for at least 10 minutes.

Heat about 1 Tbsp of oil in a wok or frying pan. Use tongs to remove the chicken from the marinade and add to the pan. Do not dispose of the marinade. Cook the chicken until sealed.

Add the carrots and stir-fry for a few minutes until they begin to soften. Add the onion and continue to stir-fry for another 2 minutes. Add bell pepper and mushrooms and stir-fry for another 2 minutes. 

Add the marinade to the pan and stir through. Simmer for around five minutes, stirring constantly. Add beansprouts and stir through immediately before serving with your choice of cooked rice or noodles. 

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Healthy Chow Mein Fakeaway Recipe   

19 Jun 2019

Healthy Chow Mein Fakeaway Recipe

Bliss are here to make healthy eating enjoyable for you with easy, healthy, delicious recipes. Next time you're tempted to call your favourite Chinese takeaway, make this healthier yet equally tasty fakeaway option instead. 

Ingredients - serves 4

Peanut or sesame oil

500g lean mince beef

2 carrots, sliced

1 brown onion, diced

1 red pepper, diced

2 cloves of garlic, diced

Teaspoon of grated or powdered ginger

Teaspoon of Chinese 5 spice

100g of button mushrooms, sliced

6 Tbsp of light soy sauce

4 Tbsp of oyster sauce

100g Vermicelli noodles

 

Method

Prepare noodles according to packet instructions, then set aside. 

Heat oil in a wok or frying pan. Add mince and brown.

Add carrots and stir fry for five minutes or until they begin to soften. Add onion and stir fry for two minutes. Add pepper, garlic, ginger, and five spice. Combine ingredients and stir fry for 2-3 minutes. Add mushrooms and continue to stir-fry. 

Once all veg in softened, add the soy sauce and oyster sauce, stir through, and simmer for around 5 minutes. 

Add cooked noodles and mix everything together.

Serve and enjoy!

If you need a little help with your weightloss, 

Book A Free Consultation now for our Genuine 3D Lipo Cut Priced Services ...
Call 0113 2304305 or email info@blissbeautyspa.com
 
Remember, the goal is TOTAL BODY CONFIDENCE this summer.

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No Guilt Cocktail Recipes   

17 Jun 2019
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No Guilt Cocktail Recipes

healthier cocktail recipes

In case you haven't heard, we're aiming for total body confidence for all this summer! BUT we love a nice afternoon cocktail in the sun. We think you should still be allowed a treat once in a while, so here's a secret for you: not all cocktails were created equal! Here are our favourite healthier guilt-free cocktail recipes to make at home...

Cucumber & Elderflower Spritz

Ingredients

1.5 shots of gin

0.5 shot of elderflower liqeur

Juice of half a lemon

5 slices of cucumber, chopped into quarters

Soda water to taste

Cucumber wheel to garnish

Add all ingredients except for soda to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with soda to your preferred level. Garnish with cucumber wheel.

 Skinny Grapefruit Margarita

Ingredients

1 shot of triple sec

1 shot of gold tequila

Juice of half a grapefruit

Juice of half a lime

Half a cup of sparkling water

Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a short glass either neat or on the rocks as you prefer.

Strawberry Mojito

3 wedges of lime

1 teaspoon of stevia

8 mint leaves

4 strawberries, sliced

2 shots of white rum

soda water

crushed ice

Place lime wedges into a tall glass and muddle. If you don't have a muddler, squeeze them in instead. Add the stevia, mint and strawberries. Add the rum. Top with crushed ice, then fill the glass with soda. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a strawberry. 

 

 Cutting out alcohol? Check out our mocktail recipes...

Have you seen our healthy summer meal recipes yet?

If you need a little help with your weightloss, 
Book A Free Consultation now for our Genuine 3D Lipo Cut Priced Services ...
Call 0113 2304305 or email info@blissbeautyspa.com

 

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Delicious Healthy Recipes For The Perfect Beach Body!   

07 Jun 2019
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Delicious Healthy Recipes For The Perfect Beach Body!

June is here and that means that dieting season is upon us as we aim for TOTAL body confidence this summer.
Bliss are here to make healthy eating enjoyable for you with easy, healthy, delicious recipes. 
Here are a few of our favourites...
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Smoothie
One of our favourite diet tips is to make delicious smoothies with a few unexpected ingredients that actually work really well whilst adding extra nutrients and vitamins. The sun may not be out yet but it's never too early for a sunshine smoothie.
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Breakfast
 A healthy day starts with a healthy breakfast. Our Greek yoghurt parfait is perfect because, not only is it healthy, it's also delicious, filling and easy to prepare. It can even be prepped the night before for busy mornings, and it will leave you feeling ready to take on the day ahead. 
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Lunch
Rice paper rolls allow you to enjoy a hearty, filling lunch or dinner whilst helping you fit into your favourite little black party dress. Rice paper rolls are also super easy to make and can be made ahead so you always have some healthy food to hand.
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Dinner
Not only is cod full of protein, it also has plenty of vitamins and is great for the heart - basically, it's an essential in your diet plan. This recipe combines miso and mirin, commonly used in Asian cooking, for a sweet and delicious fish. 
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Here is an easy, delicious, healthy dinner recipe to try tonight. This paella is high in protein and includes a range of veg and ingredient which facilitate fat loss.
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Dessert
These cookies are delicious, easy to make and will even keep your sweet tooth happy. They are quick to make and can easily provide breakfast, lunchbox extras and snacks throughout the week ahead.
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If you need a little help with your weightloss, 

Book A Free Consultation now for our Genuine 3D Lipo Cut Priced Services ...
Call 0113 2304305 or email info@blissbeautyspa.com

 

 

Remember, the goal is TOTAL BODY CONFIDENCE this summer.

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Easy Beach Body Workout For Total Confidence   

08 May 2019
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Easy Beach Body Workout For Total Confidence

Haven't you heard? This spring/ summer we're committed to helping every Leeds lady achieve TOTAL body confidence! Sounds ambitious, but we're giving you the tools to get there. 
Do you dream of strolling onto the beach and peeling off your cover-up with nothing but confidence and pride in the slimmer, stronger body you've sculpted? The idea of trying to fit in an effective workout regime can seem daunting, but with a little effort and a lot of dedication we believe that you can do it! Try our beach body workout for beginners this summer, and gain results with just three-five short, easy workouts per week. No equipment required! Work through the entire circuit three times. 
beach body
1. Mountain climbers
Begin in push up position with your arms straight and hands beneath your shoulders. Bring your left knee up to your chest, then bring it back and and repeat with your right knee. Do ten reps per leg.
2. Toe touch kicks
Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and hands up in the air. Kick your left leg up high and bring your right hand to touch your toes. Ten reps per leg. 
3. Squats
Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and your hands clasped in front of you or on your hips. Slowly bend your knees down to 90 degrees, pushing your hips back, then return to start position. Repeat for 20 reps.
4. Push ups
Start in a plank position, with your hands just slightly more than shoulder width apart. Lower your body until your chest almost touches the floor, pause, then return to the original position. Repeat for 10 reps.
5. Burpees
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides. Push your hips back, bend your knees, and lower your body as deep as you can into a squat. As you lower place your hands on the floor in front of you, shifting your weight onto them. Jump your legs back, so that you're now in a push up position. Return to start position. Repeat for 20 reps. 
6. Plank
Finish each circuit with a plank. Lie face down with legs extended and elbows bent and directly under shoulders; clasp your hands. Feet should be hip-width apart, and elbows should be shoulder-width apart. Contract your abs, then tuck your toes to lift your body (forearms remain on the ground); you should be in a straight line from head to heels. Hold for 60 seconds if you can, or try for 30 seconds and slowly increase.
workout
If you're looking to lose weight fast and need a little more help, Bliss are on hand with 3D lipo. 3D liposuction is a non-invasive course of localised fat reduction which combines Ultrasound Cavitation with fat freezing to combat cellulite, tighten skin and drop pounds. This treatment is loved by celebs including Katie Price, Coleen Rooney and Amy Childs. Call Bliss Spa for a free consultation. 
Look out for the latest news, recipes, workouts and healthy living tips coming soon to our blog.
Call us now to book your appointment.
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Chicken and Cashew Nuts Fakeaway Recipe   

03 May 2019
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Chicken and Cashew Nuts Fakeaway Recipe

We've been blessed with recent sunny weather and that must mean that dieting season is upon us as we aim for TOTAL body confidence this summer.

Bliss are here to make healthy eating enjoyable for you with easy, healthy, delicious recipes. Next time you're tempted to call your favourite Chinese takeaway, make this healthier yet equally tasty fakeaway option instead. 

Chicken and Cashew Nuts Recipe

Ingredients - serves 4

1 Tablespoon Cornflour

3 Tablespoons light soy sauce

3 tablespoons of oyster sauce

Pinch of salt

Pinch of black pepper

2 tablespoons of sesame oil or peanut oil

500g diced chicken breast

1 diced onion

1 carrot, chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely diced

1 green belle pepper

8 button mushrooms, halved

1 small tin of water chestnuts

1 cup of unsalted cashew nuts

 

Method

Mix cornflour and soy sauce until there are no lumps. Add the oyster sauce, salt and black pepper, and mix. Add the chicken and leave to marinate for 10 minutes.

Heat oil in a pan, and add the chicken. When the chicken seals, add onion, carrot and garlic, and stir fry until the veggies have softened. Add the belle pepper and mushroom, and fry for a further 2-3 minutes. 

Add the remaining sauce from the chicken marinade and bring to a simmer. Add the water chestnuts and cashews and cook for a further 2 minutes, stirring. 

Serve with your preferred rice. 

Enjoy!

 

If you need a little help with your weightloss, 

Book A Free Consultation now for our Genuine 3D Lipo Cut Priced Services ...
Call 0113 2304305 or email info@blissbeautyspa.com

 

Remember, the goal is TOTAL BODY CONFIDENCE this summer.

 

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Our Favourite Spring Beauty Treatments   

08 Apr 2019
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Our Favourite Spring Beauty Treatments

Spring is in the air and it's slowly getting a little bit warmer around Leeds. We love switching up our wardrobes and beauty routine as the sun begins to show its face more and more. Here are our favourite beauty treatments for Spring.

1. Super hair removal

After a few months of being a little lazy with our hair removal, we're looking for an easy, lasting fix. We are pleased to offer pain-free super hair removal at Bliss.The SkinPULSE SHR system is a revolution in the removal of hair, quicker and with better results than traditional IPL or laser. This proven technique of low intensity selected wavelengths of light gently heat up the hair folicale to damage the stem cell and successfully prevent regrowth. Treatments are PAIN FREE and are super-fast!

super hair removal at bliss leeds

Find out more about super hair removal and other hair removal options here. 

2. Gel nails

Next we want a spring shade of nail polish on our fingers and toes to go with all of those cute outfits we can wear when it gets warmer. We're all about the gel, since we carry a huge range of premium gel polishes and they last up to 2 weeks chip-free! Did we mention that you can now SAVE money on your gels AND get a free brow tint & shape?!

gel nails deal leeds

Purchase this deal and many more here. 

3. LVL Lashes

In party season we were all about the glamour, but in spring we want a more natural but very pretty look. So instead of heavy makeup we turn to more natural looking enhancements. LVL with give your lashes a natural flutter with no fuss, plus for a limited time we have an amazing deal on LVL lashes.

lvl lashes

Or combine your lvl lashes with gel nails or a spray tan and save save save on spring beauty.

lvl lashes and gel nails beauty deals in leeds

Shop all deals online here.

4. Tanning

With spring in the air our thoughts turn to banishing our pasty pale skin for a few months, and Bliss have an easy fix. Our top of the line sunbeds have been installed with brand new, ultra-fast tan tubes to get the rich colour you want. Please be aware that our sunbeds are for over 18s only and safety is of the upmost importance to us. Please read our top tanning tips before you visit. For a limited time only get your 100 sunbed mins for only £19.95 at Butcher Hill. Amazing value for money with fast tanning sunbeds. Get your tan on this spring!

sunbed in leeds

Buy online here.

5. Facial

We hate piling heaps of makeup onto our skin when it's hot - plus it's just not an option for beach days. To prep our skin for all that's to come over summer, and make sure it looks its best au naturale, we love a good facial. Luckily Bliss have a huge range to suit everyone. Not sure which one is for you? Give us a call or email to discuss your best options.

facial leeds

See the full range here.

6. 3D Liposuction

Desperate to lose a few pounds for that perfect beach body? Don't worry - Bliss is here to help. 3D Lipo is clinically proven to promote dramatic weight loss in a safe, fuss-free and non-surgical series of treatments carried out by our expertly-trained professionals. This discreet service has transformed some of clients’ waistlines already and the beauty team are raving about it. Please do call us for a private consultation to find out more. Read more here

Buy online here.

Whatever your favourite spring beauty treatments are, Bliss are here to help with a huge range of high quality salon treatments for all. For the best deals, buy online from our monthly offers page and redeem in branch.

Bliss Baby  0113 275 2675   
Bliss West Park 0113 230 4305

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What's in Store For March   

04 Mar 2019
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What's in Store For March

 Can you believe that March is upon us already? We're powering through 2019 at full speed, and we want to be ready for when Spring officially hits us. We're thinking brand new wardrobe, new diet to prepare our summer beach bodies, new beauty regime - the lot!

Bliss have some exciting things in store for this month for you to look forward to. Firstly, if you buy online from www.blissbeautyspa.com during the month of March, you will be entered into a prize draw to win a mystery pamper prize - buy online to win!

prize draw

We will also be giving away a beauty gift to one of our Instagram followers, selected at random, when we reach 500 followers.

Follow us on Instagram for your chance to win. 

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With Mother's day fast approaching, we have a range of tempting beauty deals to help you look and feel your absolute best whilst saving money. 

Shop our Spring sale now. 

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We also have a brand new deal that's all about getting your dream spring/summer body in a non-invasive and easy way. 

Buy online here.

Bliss Horsforth Retreat will be relocating at the end of the month. Don't panic - you will still be able to used your sunbed minutes and enjoy express pampering treatments at Bliss Baby, Butcher Hill. Premium beauty treatments will still be available at Bliss Spa, Otley Road.

Do check our monthly multideals regularly to stay on trend this spring, with amazing deals on your favourite beauty treatments. 
Check our blog often for the latest trends in beauty, fashion, food, drinks and more!
Bliss Baby  0113 275 2675   
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Bliss Retreat 0113 258 8425

 

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The Best Exercise For Your Age   

28 Sep 2018

The Best Exercise For Your Age

If you want to lose a few pounds for party season, exercise is key. Not only can it help you to fit into your perfect party dress, but it also helps us to feel our best throughout winter. It's essential to remember that as with many things, workouts aren't a one-type-fits-all kind of thing. If you want to be as strong as possible in your older years, be sure to do the right kind of exercise when you're younger and throughout your life. Here's the type of exercise you should be doing, according to your age group...

20s

Right now you're at your physical peak of strength, speed and recovery. If you want to maintain that as much as possible later in life, then you should try to lay down healthy eating and exercising patterns now. Aim for five workouts per week with a mix of moderate aerobic activity and strength training. Enjoy a variety of different workouts to endurance, strength and lean muscle, which will be easier to retain later on in life. 

workout

30s

As your body and lifestyle changes in your 30s, so should your workouts. It is recommended to focus on pilates or a dynamic form of yoga in this time to improve your cardiovascular system as well as your flexibility. The stress-relieving benefits of yoga also compliment the often more stressful lifestyle of those in their 30s. 

exercise

40s-50s

In your 40s and 50s you begin to lose muscle mass and cardiovascular function begins to decline. Weightlifting and body weight exercises can be extremely beneficial to combat loss of muscle mass, whilst HIIT is the ideal option for busy ladies to burn fat and improve cardiovascular function, with highly effective workouts taking as little as 20 minutes.

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60s

At this time your thoughts may be turning to maintaining your physical functionality as you age. Increased weight training will help you to maintain muscle mass, whilst swimming will help to maintain cardiovascular functionality. Exercises such as pilates, dance and yoga can be extremely beneficial to help you retain flexibility and balance as you age.

swimming

70s+

Regular exercise offers protection against ageing. The focus should now be on low-intensity, low impact workouts, such as tai chi to improve joint health and balance. Brisk walking and even running can also be extremely beneficial at this time in your life. 

tai chi

 If you're having trouble losing those last few stubborn pounds this autumn, then Bliss is here to help you move forward with 3D lipo - a non-invasive form of weightloss. Learn more here or purchase online as a voucher here. 

Bliss Baby  0113 275 2675   
Bliss West Park 0113 230 4305
Bliss Retreat 0113 258 8425

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