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Your Holiday Beauty Countdown

Your Holiday Beauty Countdown

One of the questions I am most often asked is when to have certain treatments done before a holiday to make sure you look and feel your best.

This is especially important for treatments like waxing that has ‘grown-back’ issues.

Here’s my ultimate ‘pre-holiday treatment’ plan to keep you on track!

Fab Five Star Reviews for our Mum-2-Be Treatment

We know at the Orchid Retreat that our treatments are second-to-none, but when you share with us how pleased you are, that absolutely makes our work all worthwhile.

That’s why we were so pleased with this review from Beyond Fabulous. Editor and Mum-2-Be Kirsty Lemare came to the spa to try our Radiant Mum-2-Be massage treatment.

She worked with Sajel, using Decleor products and had this to say about the experience:

‘I cannot state highly enough how much I appreciated the time and effort that went into making me feel better.  It’s very reasonably priced as well at £60 and definitely made a lasting difference to how I felt (as noticed when I didn’t shout at my kids and husband at all for the next few days – hurrah)!’

She also highlighted the care taken by Sajel to meet her needs courteously and respectfully – a key part of our efforts at the Orchid Retreat.

If you’re a Mum-to-be, we’d love to see you at the Spa soon. And remember, everyone who gives us a positive review on Facebook, Google or Tripadvisor will be gifted £5 off their next treatment as a thank you from us!

Key Questions to Ask Before You Get Microblading

Orchid Retreat Day Spa is the leading Microblading specialist in Barnet and North London for Microblading.  We see clients of all ages, looking for all results but they all have one thing in common; they all want to make sure they get the right results for them.

With so much choice on the market, I’ve put together my ‘top must-know’ guide, firstly to help you decide if Microblading is right for you and secondly to help you choose safely where to get your brows done.


Microblading is a form of semi-permanent makeup designed to create brows that look totally natural.  Tiny strokes are created with a blade in the deeper layers of the skin and filled with colour that matches your natural colouring.

Gifts that Give Twice from The Orchid Retreat

It’s Christmas! We’re getting very festive in the salon and enjoying getting you all ready for your special parties and events – it’s one of our most favourite times of the year!

Christmas voucher offers

As always, and thanks to popular demand from our valued clients, we’ve created a series of beautiful gifts for you to treat someone you love! Not only do they enjoy getting your gift, they’ll love enjoying their treatment too – a double win!

From top-to-toe treatments to a varied selection of pampering rituals, you can be sure they’ll be delighted!

Gift A – Orchid Leisure Day for just £135
Gift B – Hot Stone Massage for just £90
Gift C – Carita’s Bespoke Luxury Facial for just £75
Gift D – Full Boy Massage with Mini Facial for just £70
Gift E – Scalp Massage with Hand & Foot Massage for just £40
Gift F – Indian Head Massage with Hand & Foot Massage for just £55
Gift G – Choice of Hot Stone Massage, Bamboo Massage, Deep Tissue Massage for just £50
Gift H – Priadara Hot Massage for just £55
Gift I – Paraffin Wax Pedicure with Mini Facial for just £75
Gift J – Gellish Manicure and Gellish Pedicure for just £70
Gift K – Manicure & Pedicure with Extended Hand & Foot Massage £46

To get your gifts either call us on 0208 441 3557, email or pop in to see us – we’re in the middle of the Spires Shopping Centre in High Barnet, opposite the new H&M.

Wishing you a Joyous Festive Season and Happy New Year

Hellen and the Team at the Orchid Retreat