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One of our favourite elements of the wedding party flowers. They are made fresh just a few hours before the ceremony. From simple rose and foliage buttonholes to ‘just picked’ from the garden designs, we love to co-ordinate our buttonholes with interesting ribbon. We can design a groom’s buttonhole to stand out a little from his ushers and we are happy to make more ‘manly’ buttonholes for those not keen on wearing anything too flowery! From ‘best’ women to sisters and mums – we make beautiful feminine buttonholes, wrist corsages or something pretty to adorn their handbag. Venue Flowers

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Evidence from Caci showing effects of a course of Ultimate treatments

a plump, youthful appearance to the skin. Designed to be part of a course of treatments, various stages in the facial work together to retrain muscles and promise impressive long term results.

So what does a Caci Facial involve?

The treatment starts with a discussion about your skin, product use and usual routines. Then the skin is treated to a thorough buffing and cleansing with a unique microdermabrasion technique that incorporates silicone carbide coated tips to slough away dead cells, which creates a tingling, but not unpleasant, sensation. Next, an LED light is used to stimulate repair on a cellular level, repairing damage such as scarring acne and sun damage. The next phase focuses on the muscles; two probes are placed around each muscle group, taken in turn, and send electric magnetic frequencies which mimic the body’s electrical file, making them tauter and encouraging them to become more elastic, which makes the February/March 2014 Vanilla

face appear more youthful. This feels slightly alien as skin is prodded, but it’s not at all painful. Finally, a wand like handset is used by the therapist to plump out deeper wrinkles. Not a relaxing facial in the traditional sense, it is still pleasant, and one’s skin is left feeling squeaky clean and firm. Carolyn Hammond offer seven different variations of Caci treatments – you can opt to have treatments that focus on particular areas of concern, such as the jawline and eyes. Sessions start from £25, but the crème de la crème of the treatments is the Caci Ultimate, at £85, with a course of ten priced at £765. Payment plans are available which make this luxury package affordable to more of us.

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Our tester was pleased with the results. “I didn’t experience any discomfort, although my cheeks were a little pink for the rest of the day.” “When I got up the next morning the skin on my face looked instantly firmer. So much,

so that my work colleagues complimented me on how well I looked.” Five more treatments on and many of the deep lines had vanished, her jawline had lifted and, in her own words she ‘looked at least ten years younger’.

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The Caci Ultimate definitely does improve the skin tone. To obtain the best results, a series of ten treatments at regular intervals is recommended, topped up 4-6 weekly after the course is over n

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The moment I met Dr Kathleen at her clinic in the heart of Woodbridge I felt calm, relaxed and at ease knowing that I was in safe hands. I was made comfortable on the couch as she took me through the procedure. It was all so simple. Dr Kathleen made sure my face was thoroughly cleansed and the appropriate area was disinfected. Then she injected three areas around each eye, which wasn't painful at all. That was it! She advised me to keep my head upright for four hours and told me that the effect begins to show in 2-3 days, with the full effect evident in 10-14 days. She also added that a free top-up could be administered after 14 days if I felt that I needed a boost.

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Keeping hay fever at bay Woodbridge Physiotherapy Practice explains the surprising benefits of the Bowen Technique for hay fever sufferers

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s the Spring and Summer approach many people look forward to the longer, brighter days. However, there are many that dread this time of year due to higher pollen counts resulting in hay fever. Although there are many drugs, anti-histamines and nasal sprays on the market claiming to help hay fever sufferers, the Bowen Technique can make a huge difference to the onset, duration and intensity of the body’s response to the allergens and histamines that trigger this condition. Most Bowen therapists have a number of regular hay fever clients who book appointments as their time of onset approaches. Some, who start early with tree pollens, will need to be seen as early as January or the beginning of February. Often people discover the anti-hay fever properties of Bowen by accident. They come for treatment of a bad back or tennis elbow, for instance, and then discover their bodies are

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not reacting as usual to the pollens which in previous years have tormented them. Mr W came for treatment for a stiff shoulder but had been a hay fever sufferer since childhood requiring regular medication. His treatment was modified to incorporate a hay fever treatment with Bowen and he found his symptoms eased considerably that Summer. He was so impressed he came back the next Spring for further treatment and was able to go through the whole season without medication.

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he Bowen Technique, which originates in Australia and was introduced to the UK in the 1990’s, prides itself on being able to trigger the body’s own healing systems. Rather than making the body change, Bowen ‘asks’ the body to recognise the ailment and make the changes it requires. Bowen is generally pleasant to receive, each session lasting 30-45 minutes. Many clients become very relaxed during a treatment, but there are none of the side effects often related to hay fever drugs, antihistamines or nasal sprays. As with many therapies, the success of a treatment depends on visiting a legitimate, well-trained and experienced practitioner. At Woodbridge Physiotherapy Practice, the Bowen Practitioners are all fully qualified Physiotherapists and will make a full assessment of your needs as well as any advice regarding exercises or lifestyle changes n

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Buy Two Get One Free! Take advantage of this one-time-only offer from Carolyn Hammond Beauty Clinic, who are offering Vanilla readers the chance to Buy 2 Get One Free on any of the Caci luxury facial treatments (see our review on the Caci Ultimate, page 46). Choose from any of the different Caci treatments including: Caci NonSurgical Facelift at £55

(60 minutes), Super Caci at £75 (75 minutes) or the Ultimate at £85 (90 minutes). For full details of treatments visit www. carolynhammond.co.uk To take advantage of the offer, sessions must be booked by the end of March and spaces are limited so don’t delay! Call Carolyn Hammond Beauty Clinic on the number below and quote ‘Vanilla Offer’.

Pick ‘n’ Mix treatments Double up for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day at Image Salon Treat yourself, your Mum or your partner to some of these great Pick ‘n’ Mix treatments, or even better, double up in Image Salon’s lovely double treatment room (pictured above): 2 Treatments for £25 3 Treatments for £35 4 Treatments for £45 5 Treatments for £55 6 Treatments for £65 Each treatment lasts 20 IMAGE

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Choosing Wallpaper by Mark Barber Painter & Decorator

Without a doubt, the most important factor in choosing wallpaper is choosing a pattern you like. Here are some basic aesthetic guidelines: l Vertical stripes or patterns

make the ceiling appear higher l Horizontal stripes or patterns seem to widen a room and bring ceilings down l Large patterns generally don’t look good in a small room because they tend to overpower the space and make it seem smaller l A mini-print or a paper with a small pattern or geometric design suits smaller dimensions l Dark colours make a room seem smaller l Wallpaper with a light background makes a room look larger When you’ve found several good papers, ask for samples. Always look at the samples under various light sources (daylight, lamp light etc) – they may vary dramatically. Which type of backing?

After determining the colour and style of the pattern you want, it's best to look for what type of backing the wallpaper has. Wallpaper with a non-woven backing will be fully strippable when you desire a change. "Paste-the-wall" uses non-woven backing paper that does not expand when it gets wet. As it doesn't need to soak, the paste can be applied directly to the wall which cuts decorating time in half, compared to regular wallpapers.

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What tou avoid?

If you're wallpapering for the first time, avoid very small patterns with offset matches; the designs can be difficult to match up in repeat. flat or textured?

Choosing a flat or textured design is all about personal style. Textured wallpapers can give a wall some dimension and also do an excellent job in covering imperfections. If you have imperfections in your walls, but prefer the look of flat wallpaper, using a wall liner as a base layer can give you the added coverage you need. How do you know how much to purchase?

It’s simple! Just follow this guide: 1. Measure all walls and multiply the width by the height of each wall in feet. 2. Add all measurements to yield the total square footage. 3. Deduct for windows, doors and other large openings. 4. Check the roll label for how much square foot coverage the roll gives and ensure the roll coverage is more than the total wall square footage. 5. The general rule of thumb is to order one roll extra than what you need. It is best to get it at the same time as the original purchase to ensure the rolls are from the same batch so there is no variation in colour. The spare roll is to account for an offset match and mistakes. You can always return rolls if they go unused. 6. If in doubt call in a professional - they’ll do it all for you! Vanilla February/March 2014


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Whether it’s a gathering of friends, colleagues or loved ones, Quayside will offer a perfect venue for your Christmas celebrations. Quayside is a new bar, restaurant and café located at the Regatta Quay development of Ipswich Waterfront. Quayside offers lunch and dinner with regular changing seasonal menus.

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entertainment Ipswich Regent highlights monday 10 february

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

Join Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim BrookeTaylor, Jeremy Hardy and host Jack Dee for an unmissable evening of inspired nonsense. Colin Sell provides piano accompaniment. £22.50, £25, £27.50 wed 12 february

Brendan Cole Licence To Thrill Join Brendan Cole, from Strictly Come Dancing and his cast of 20 musicians and dancers as they take you on a journey of music and dance in this spectacular night of theatre entertainment.. £27, £34, £37 25 February - 5 march

Derren Brown Infamous

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Derren Brown – Infamous

End, the acknowledged master of psychological illusion returns to the stage with his latest show, Derren Brown: Infamous, demonstrating once again why Derren is one of the world’s most renowned live performers; a dark manipulator of magic and mind control. £29.50-£42 Monday 3 march

Mike & The Mechanics

‘The Living Years’ - 25th Anniversary Tour Mike Rutherford, Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar. Grand Hall, Corn Exchange Tickets £12 -£21 Saturday 8 March

Circus of Horrors Ever since it’s conception at Glastonbury in 1995 the show has toured the world achieving cult status and dragging circus screaming and shouting into the 21st century. They're back with an awe-inspiring rock n

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roller coaster of show! £17, £20, £27 Tuesday 18 March

Gabrielle

Gabrielle, one of the UK’s most loved singersongwriters, is on a full UK headline tour for 2014. This tour follows on from the release of her new album ‘Now and Always – 20 Years Of Dreaming’ out now through Island Records and marks 20 years since Gabrielle debuted at #1 with ‘Dreams.’ The new album includes a collection of Gabrielle’s biggest selling songs as well as seven brand new songs which Gabrielle has recently worked on with world renowned producers. With the new songs come a new sound – or rather, several new sounds... £28, £38 Tuesday 18 March

The Tenors

The Tenors’ music is an exciting blend of classical

and contemporary pop that is thrilling audiences of all ages around the world. Over the past five years, The Tenors have performed to standing ovations in over 650 shows worldwide. Four gifted young men with diverse vocal styles, undeniable charm and international solo success. Grand Hall, Corn Exchange £29 Wednesday 26 March

Rebecca Ferguson

This will only be Rebecca’s second full UK tour ever, her first in 2012 climaxing with triumphant shows in Liverpool and in London at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. Critics wrote of that show: “Her talent is undeniable – her voice is smooth and soulful, like hot caramel poured over a bucket of ice cream” The Observer “Husky powerhouse vocal – she earned her standing ovation. Superb” The Times £32.50

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