My latest pair of headphones are from Bassbuds, just plain black but with Swarovski crystal on the back making them a little different. The headphones give a really good sound quality and have a handy pause/play button towards the ear end which is good as you don’t need to keep getting your iPod/phone out of your pocket. You can also use the headphones as a hands free as there is a tiny mic as well. They come with some spare pairs of ear buds in different sizes and also a storage bag. These headphones cost £34.95. I’m really pleased with how good these are!Bassbuds are offering you lucky lot a £5 discount voucher to spend on their headphones, just enter the code BB38487.
After finishing my exams a few weeks ago I decided to treat myself to a spa day. I bought a voucher from the Spa Days Cardiff section of the Wahanda website for a 2 for 1 Bannatyne Pamper Spa Day. If you’ve not heard of Wahanda before, it’s a website where you can buy vouchers for spa days and treatments at a number of different spas across the UK. It makes it really easy to find a good deal as the information for the different spas is all in the same place! The voucher is emailed to you, so I was able to phone up the Bannatyne Spa booking line the same day to book my treatments.
The 2 for 1 Bannatyne Pamper Spa Day voucher cost me £65 and included a 30 minute facial or back massage for both me and a friend, a 15 minute scalp massage and use of the pool and gym for the whole day. I took my sister to the Cardiff Bannatyne Spa and we both went for the facial. Our treatments were so relaxing and our skin felt amazing afterwards. The therapists were lovely; they explained what products they used but didn’t hound us to buy them which happened last time I had a facial.
We arrived just after lunch so that we could spend a few hours relaxing by the pool before our treatments. The pool itself was nice enough, if a bit gloomy because of the dark floor. We were a bit disappointed by the rest of the spa day though. The bubbles in the Jacuzzi weren’t working properly and the steam in the stream room didn’t smell too good either. It might sound a bit silly but I always think of a spa as having relaxing music playing gently in the background and nice hand cream in the toilets, but the Bannatyne Spa didn’t have this. I’m not sure if anyone else has been to the Center Parcs spa, Aqua Sana, which is amazing? I think, after being there, I am disappointed when other spas days aren’t as nice! I think I also thought that the spa would have its own sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi but actually we had to use the health club. The health club looks like the perfect place to go if you want to keep yourself fit but it’s not really a “spa”.
I’d definitely go back to the Bannatyne Spa again for treatments and I think our Wahanda voucher was good value even if the pool area wasn’t what we thought it was going to be!
Because I hate posts without images, I thought I’d post some photos of gorgeous looking spas I found on Pinterest….
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