It was made famous around the world when Kim Kardashian posted a video of herself having it on Twitter, in preparation for the 2018 MET Gala and now the Aqua Gold Treatment is finally available in the UK.
Containing an adaptable cocktail of neuromodulators, hyaluronic acid, vitamins and your choice of Botox and PRP, it promises a ‘glass skin’ effect. Naturally, I jumped at the chance of trying it myself, so I went to Skin and Sanctuary in east London, founded by Dr Saira Vasdev, to see if it was worth the hype.
I was too scared to have my eyebrows microbladed for a long time. I was worried about being stuck with a shape or shade that didn’t look right and I just didn’t know very much about the microblading healing process (I mistakenly thought my eyebrows would completely scab over).
On reflection, this is a slightly ironic concern as it looks far more natural than doing them yourself ever could. As my brows are fairly thin and very uneven, I was the perfect candidate and I regret not doing it sooner.
It is a country I have visited a fair few times in my life and I write this knowing I will return again, with more places in mind I want to see. Sangria, sunshine and fairly inexpensive flights create a continued appeal I am not alone in experiencing.
One thing I’ve never been to Spain for — or anywhere for that matter — is exercise, my usual consumption of sangria distracts from it.
With a growing number of people experiencing food allergies and intolerances (self-diagnosed or otherwise), it is hardly surprising that over the past 12 months, Google searches for intolerance testing labs are up 750% in the UK alone.