Press Enter / Return to begin your search.

Africology Urban Spa African Beauty And Skin Care

Can you believe, the New Year is not so new anymore and today is already the 1st of Feb!
Keeping busy has made the time fly by, however the combined effects of a sudden cold snap and central heating on a full blast is causing me to feel extremely sluggish making it time for rejuvenation; and what better than to head to the spa for a few hours of self indulgent me time. London has no shortage of spa spots to choose from, but I’m looking to African beauty and skin care inspiration. In early September 2011 Africology, brought their brand of natural holistic treatments to the UK, with the opening of a luxury spa in partnership with Bloww, a leading hair salon located in London’s West End. Whilst working in the area I had passed the ultra modern Salon several times when seeking less congested pavements and at the time didn’t know it was hiding an oasis of calm within its depths.
[Image credits: Africology Spa at Bloww]

The Africology Urban Spa at Bloww is the place for those looking to be transported, if only for a few hours to an African beauty and skin care take on pampering, tranquility and relaxation amid luxurious surroundings. Leave the craziness of Regent Street behind as you descend below the main Salon to let the warm browns and creams, highlighted with orangey rusts, in the Spa’s interior space draw you in. The Spa offers clients a range of enticingly titled treatments such as; ‘the African Goddess Facial’, which is designed to celebrate the Goddess within; and ‘the Majestic Awakening Massage’ which offers a sensory experience through naturally fragrant essential oils whilst relieving tension and stress; all delivered by a team of well trained therapists who can also create a bespoke treatment for you to suit your needs. One treatment in particular that is fascinating a lot of people is ‘the African Potato Body Experience’ which granted doesn’t sound particularly glamorous but is a treatment that involves exfoliation and warm compresses to purify and prepare the skin before applying an African potato and Marula oil body wrap to help soften, soothe and hydrate the skin, during which a foot and scalp massage heightens the state of relaxation, and to finish the body is massaged with conditioning Marula oil which is known to hold in moisture; all this to the sounds of African music playing the background. The African potato is an inedible root that is said to balance the immune system and keep it regulated.
Africology Spa at Bloww
[Image credits: Africology Products]

Previously featured on African Daydreams, Africology’s award-winning products are 100% natural, created to restore harmony between body and mind; so before emerging once again onto the busy London streets you can buy some of the products to help recall the experience at home.

…the place to revitalise winter skin with the natural goodness found in soothing African ingredients

Additional details:
Treatment prices range from: £12-£165
For further information about Africology at Bloww visit: www.bloww.com
For further information about Africology visit: www.africology-uk.com

Leave a Reply

Your e-mail address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • This popular Africanisim beautifully illustrates the pioneering spirit of togethernes. It highlights how working and collaborating with others can propel you to new heights. Building a business rarely happens in isolation. Atelier Fifty Five seeks to to shine the light on African brands, and this includes extending a hand by sharing our knowledge and expertise to help African brands become the best they can be. So let us go together. Sign up to the Atelier Fifty Five Academy mailing list and join a community of ambitious creative business owners dedicated to creating brands that make their audiences sit up and take notice.⁣
.⁣
.⁣
.⁣
.⁣
.⁣
.⁣
.  #quotes #inspirationalquotes #motivationalquotes #africanproverb #brandstrategy #creativeentrepreneur  #entrepreneur #mycreativebiz  #brandbuilding #africanstartup #africanbusiness #makeithappen
  • Preserving traditional skills the Kayla cushion by Frida 54 highlights the art of Tritik, a process of knotting and sewing that results in a variety of symmetric patterns. Handwoven with 100% cotton from the cotton mills of northern Cameroon the textiles are dyed with handmade dyes using ancestral techniques. [📷 credit: @frida_54 ]
  • Values . Respecting the design [📷 credit: @atelierfiftyfive]
  • Infuse your interior style with the colourful elegance of African beaded necklaces courtesy of The African Woven Necklace light shade by @moderngesture. The design features graduating circular hoops each hand wrapped with colourful woven thread bands. Handcrafted in Cape Town, South Africa by designer Candice Lawrence, the lighting is available in the  Atelier Fifty Five shop. [📷 credit: @atelierfiftyfive]
  • Eight years ago I started a blog as a place to document the interesting things I was discovering with regards to the design and creativity emerging from Africa. From the moment I created my first blog post little did I know where the journey would take me. Fast-forward to present day I have not only been privileged to witness the development of an industry, but to also have an active role in creating awareness about it.

On this journey, I have seen Africa’s design industry grow from a handful of names from a handful countries to a continent wide-reach. Some names that were just starting out have become internationally respected leaders in their field, whilst behind them, a new generation of names are coming up and claiming their place in the industry.

To say that it is an exciting time for African design and creativity would be a gross understatement! We are in a time of rapid advancement and unbridled creative expression, that is setting the foundations and standards for future generations to build on. And like many other emerging industries in Africa, creativity is opening up opportunities to those who are willing to seize them. And seizing them designers are!

And as Atelier Fifty Five begins a new chapter it is an opportunity for me to renew my commitment to supporting the development of the African design industry and helping those I work with and write about, and work with to fulfill their potential for creating world-class brands. 
I invite you to visit our website to discover more. [Link in bio]

Tapiwa, Founder Atelier Fifty Five
  • Instagram Image

Instagram @ atelierfiftyfive