23 Nov 2017

Looking for visible skin lifting results from a skincare treatment? Or perhaps you’re more into a healthy and luminous glow? HYDRADERMIE (originally known as ‘Cathiodermie’) by


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Guinot is the solution you need! Though skincare products at home can provide a helping hand, it’s hard to compete with the customisable Hydradermie treatments we offer at here at the RMUK beauty salon in Leeds. Keep reading for a quick guide to the experiences offered, and the ways they can be tailored to suit YOUR facial skincare requirements!


The Star Of Beauty Treatments


Customised treatments for radiant, beautiful skin
This beauty treatment is suitable for all skin types, so fear not if you have sensitive skin! With the latest scientific advances and discoveries at the forefront of research, this treatment is effective due to being based on cutting-edge skincare techniques. Good news though, it’s a totally enjoyable experience too – no pain, plenty to gain!

Available in eight versions, this treatment is also tailored to suit your beauty objectives and skin type:

  • Moisturising
  • Purifying
  • Anti-wrinkle
  • Age logic anti-ageing
  • Nourishing
  • Brightening
  • Soothing
  • Sun preparation / repair

The unique ionisation process of the HYDRADERMIE enables rapid absorption of active ingredients – which in everyday terms means this treatment works hard to get the results you desire. Not only that, but the experience includes a relaxing massage, leaving you rested, and your skin luminous!


The ‘Instant Lifting’ Treatment


Facial muscle stimulation lifts the features
With age and fatigue, the contour of the face loses tone and signs of ageing can appear. How can HYDRADERMIE Lift promise visible results without surgery you say? Well, until now, lifting treatments acted on the skin’s structure by mending the epidermis and firming the dermis. Today, HYDRADERMIE Lift lifts the facial features by stimulating facial muscles. In just a few minutes, the face appears younger and visibly lifted. Again, a relaxing massage is included in the treatment in order to release precious active ingredients which work towards toning your skin.


The ‘Instant Lifting’ Treatment for Eyes


Eyes are usually one of the most telling areas when it comes to ageing. So we’re pleased

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to share this little industry secret with you! The gentle and effective solution is HYDRADERMIE Lift Yeux! This works by massaging muscles around the eye to tone and add firmness, and as a result gifting you with youthful looking eyes, the answer to all of our dreams is here!

Want to know more about the HYDRADERMIE Lift experience? Intrigued as to how the HYDRADERMIE tailored treatment could work for you? Give us a call on 0113 243 68 42 and ask to be directed to a Guinot Specialist.


30 Jun 2017

It’s all happening at RMUK Leeds – we’re extremely excited to announce our new skincare treatment available at the salon, the NEW Aveda Tulasara facial!



With TULA meaning ‘balance’ and SARA ‘moving toward’, this facial aims to balance your skin’s needs. Whether that be to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, sensitivity, acne or even to encourage your skin’s natural radiance, the TULASARA facial is for you!

Short on time? No problem. Prefer to have a relax? We can adjust the time to suit your needs.

The treatment is made up of two simple steps:
STEP 1  
The unique, facial dry skin brush exfoliates – helping to reveal smooth, soft, radiant skin.
A facial massage with radiant oleation oil will promote microcirculation, nourish, and restore skin’s radiance.

Want a little more? We recommend the new DUAL EXFOLIATION PEEL treatment. This is Aveda’s latest advancement in non-invasive, skin renewal treatments.



The Elemental Nature Facial introduces the science of AYURVEDA. Ayur meaning ‘life’, and Veda ‘knowledge’. 5 elements exist in all of us Infinity, Air, Fire, Water & Earth. These reflect in our skin, meaning a need to rebalance through diet or a customized facial.

Our qualified therapists will go through a full consultation with you to determine your personal element. As well as taking you through an aroma journey, and rituals to leave you relaxed, you will also be advised on aftercare to maintain results.

Calling all brides to be (and anyone else wanting to look super fresh)! The Tulasara wedding masque is an ultra-rich cream masque which brightens and illuminates skin while you sleep. A powerful blend of plant stem-cells and organic apricot seed oil work together to help support your skin’s natural repair process. The natural repair process takes place at night, so get ready to wake up with firmer skin!

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Not forgetting the meaning of Tulasara (to balance skin) this treatment aims to diminish dark circles and even out your undereye skin by containing a potent turmeric extract.


Did you know that the following can be added to any Aveda facial or be booked as a stand-alone treatment?

– Dry skin brushing techniques

– Mechanical / biochemical exfoliation

– Pore extraction

– Skin toning

Want to know more? Please contact us and we will talk you through our treatments.

28 Mar 2017

Whether you’re a regular smoothie who knows the difference between a hot wax and strip wax, or a waxing virgin looking for a little more info before taking the plunge, we have you covered. Here at the RMUK salon in Leeds we provide the perfect hair removal service for you, making sure you feel comfortable and relaxed with the whole process. From wax comparisons and before & aftercare, to hair removal alternatives and individual treatments available for men and women… Here is your ultimate RMUK Hair Removal Guide explaining everything you need to know.


Hot Wax vs Strip Wax

So let’s start off with the difference between hot and strip waxing. It’s all about the sensitivity of the skin…

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Hot Wax is used for more sensitive small areas such as eyebrows, underarms and the bikini area. It’s great for stubborn and shorter hairs. The Hot Wax we use doesn’t leave a sticky residue – hoorah! Due to the high temperature the pores open more, which means easier hair removal, not to mention less hair breakage meaning stay smooth for longer, and less chance of ingrowing hairs.

The superior quality, smooth and creamy wax we use soothes and calms the skin. The special formula reduces discomfort and leaves the skin satin smooth.
When our therapists use hot wax on sensitive areas they will first apply an oil to the skin which acts as a barrier between the wax and the skin. Therefore, the wax is able to shrink wrap around the hair and will not stick to the skin. The wax is spread thickly onto the skin and allowed to dry slightly before gently peeled away. Good news – this method is far less painful than most!

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Strip Wax is recommended for thicker, less sensitive skin for example legs, arms, chest and shoulders. A thin layer of wax is applied to the skin and is then removed using a paper strip.
It is advised that your hair should be about ½ cm long. If you have been waxing leave it to grow for about 4-5 weeks. If you have been shaving leave it to grow for 2 weeks. Please do not trim before your appointment as you may trim the hair too short.
Everyone has different pain thresholds so your experience may be different to someone else. If you have waxing done on a regular basis (every 4-5 weeks) you will find it becomes easier as your hairs will thin and become sparse.

Important: Regardless of the area(s) being waxed, there’s no need to feel embarrassed! Our professional beauty therapists provide these treatments on a daily basis and are naturally skilled and friendly individuals, we promise there is nothing to worry about!

The benefits of professional waxing include:

  • Will keep skin looking naturally smooth and sexy
  • Can last between 3 – 6 weeks
  • Hair growth becomes finer and can slow down with regular waxing
  • Eliminates stubble growth that comes with shaving
  • No shaving rashes!
  • Enhances muscle definition
  • Much more hygienic

Wax Before and Aftercare

Before your Wax. Please ensure your hair is long enough to remove completely from the roots – it should be at least 0.5 centimetres. Shaved the area? Please leave about 2 weeks
growth up to your appointment. If you regularly shave the area it might take a couple of waxes to get your hair into a cycle of growth that allows the most effective wax finish.
If you are concerned about the pain, or haven’t had waxing before then take 1 or 2 paracetamol about 30-40 minutes before your appointment. (Please check with your Doctor if you are unsure whether you can take paracetamol)

After your Wax. It’s normal immediately after your wax for a little bit of redness and a prickly heat type rash to appear. This should disappear after a few hours. Because waxing removes the hair at the root, it’s important that you keep the area clean and bacteria free.

This means:

  • No sunbathing for at least 12 hours, if you are going on holiday have your waxing done at least one day before you go
  • No hot baths or showers, lukewarm water only
  • No swimming in a chlorinated pool for 24 hours
  • No spa baths or saunas for 24 hours
  • Do not apply any deodorants, perfume, make up or lotions to the area for the first 12 hours after your wax, unless recommended by our therapists. Fragrances and other lubricants can cause a burning sensation
  • Avoid touching the waxed area to ensure it remains bacteria free
  • Wear loose clothing, no silk or satin especially after intimate waxing

As you skin closes over the follicles, the next consideration is to ensure you prevent ingrown hairs. Gently exfoliate your skin twice a week, be careful not to be too hard scrubbing. Using a Dermalogica Buffing Cloth is perfect to use in the bath or shower. Moisturise everyday to keep skin soft and help the new hairs grow through properly.
And the bonus for following all of the aftercare tips? An easier wax next time around!


How Long Will your Wax Last?

Regular waxing will leave the area hair free for 3 – 6 weeks. Over time the density of hair in the waxed area will start to decrease too.


Ladies’ Waxing Treatments Available:

Strip Wax

  • Full leg/ underarm/ Brazilian
  • Full leg / bikini / underarm
  • Full leg and bikini
  • Full leg and Brazilian
  • Full leg
  • 1⁄2 leg / bikini / underarm
  • 1⁄2 leg and bikini
  • 1⁄2 leg and underarm
  • 1⁄2 leg
  • Brazilian /Hollywood
  • 3⁄4 leg
  • Full arm
  • 1⁄2 arm
  • G string
  • Bikini
  • Underarm
  • Face
  • Lip
  • Chin
  • Lip and chin

Hot Wax

  • Brazilian
  • Bikini
  • Underarm
  • Lip
  • Chin
  • Lip and Chin

View our price list here


Men’s Waxing Treatments Available

Shaving blunts the hair off, but waxing removes it from the root, guaranteeing smoothness for longer. So basically guys, the more you wax, the less hair removal you will need to do! We have seen an increase of men visiting the salon for waxing treatments, so don’t be shy – save yourself time with a wax at RMUK.

We offer:

  • Back/Stomach
  • Back/Shoulder
  • Chest
  • Shoulders

View our price list

If you have any questions regarding male hair removal treatments, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Or to book in, just message our reception.


Waxing Alternatives & IPL Hair Removal

Calling every woman and man fed up of the upkeep when it comes to waxing or shaving… IPL Treatments are just what you’ve been looking for all of this time – welcome to a body-hair-care-free existence! IPL – Intense Light Pulse is a safe, long term solution to unwanted excess hair.

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IPL Benefits

  • No more waxing
  • No more shaving
  • No more painful electrolysis

Expect a consultation process to plan the process tailored to your needs. Our resident therapist Jo says:

“The amount of treatments required depend for example on the skin type. Darker hair and lighter skins normally require less treatments, also to be considered is the hair growth areas as some are easier than others.”

As part of a full consultation we establish all possible types. Under some circumstances we do not recommend treatments, for example; pregnancy, epilepsy and other certain medical conditions, we would always advise if we think your doctor has to be consulted.

Our team are here to answer your questions, just get in touch.

So that’s it! Throw away the razor and experience the benefits of regular waxing, or join the IPL movement! Simply call 0113 243 68 42 to discuss your needs or book.

06 Feb 2017

Did your New Year’s Resolutions fall by the wayside? Cutting down on some of the things we enjoy most can be hard, so try not to be too hard on yourself! Don’t rule out your success just yet… If you’re looking for a way to get back into the swing of ‘A New Year, A New You’, then keep on reading!

Here at RMUK we offer a wide range of spa treatments to help your journey to wellness. Our use of Guinot and Aveda spa products will be the perfect reset button to a healthier you.

Toxins can build up in our bodies a number of ways: Poor diet, alcohol intake, and a sedentary lifestyle being the main culprits.

Wondering how you can get back to healthiness?  Detoxifying with a lymph drainage massage technique is one answer.

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The lymphatic system has lots of vessels, and fluid called a lymph. This system is extremely important to your immune system, so keeping it in good shape is important. Lymph drainage helps the lymph fluid move more freely, and the reason it’s good for you? The fluid removes the toxins, excess water and bacteria out.

The benefits to this are as follows:

TO THE BODY – Reduces swelling from affected areas by removing protein and wastes products, and helps maintain a healthy immune system.

TO THE FACE – Reduces facial and eye puffiness, along with being great for anti-ageing. Lymph drainage supports clearer, cleaner skin.

The Aveda aroma body wrap is a warming, detoxifying, seaweed body treatment. Using Aveda products with a dry skin brushing techniques. Afterwards, you will experience a seaweed body mask, plus a head and facial massage to help you unwind.

It’s not just your body that needs detoxifying though! Our faces carry toxins too, which can make our skin appear grey, sluggish and lifeless. With that in mind, how about combining your Aveda Aroma Body Wrap with one of our NEW TULASARA facials? This facial also works with dry brushing, and a lymph drainage massage – this technique lends itself to the ultimate detox treatment. Our TULASRA facial can also be booked as a stand alone treatment for 30 minutes, 60 minutes or even 90 minutes!

‘Tulasara’ means moving towards balance, so this facial focuses on balancing your skin.

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This is great for all skin types, as it will be tailored to you, whether is to reduce fine lines and wrinkles or for a more radiant glowing complexion the dry brushing techniques will not only remove dead skin cells for great exfoliation but it will also encourage lymphatic drainage reducing puffiness on bags under the eyes. We also use lymph drainage moves within the relaxing facial massage giving you a sense of wellbeing.

Looking for a body overhaul? Try out our full body lymphatic drainage massage treatment for the ultimate detox using little or no pressure draining We work all the lymph nodes of the body to flush away toxins.

Our Guinot hydra-lift is great for special occasions and mature skin. This treatment consists of a facial drainage, and a mini lift treatment – your skin will be free of toxins, and appear lifted and firmer! The Guinot hydra-lift works towards your facial muscles and lymph nodes. Expect your skin to radiate and have a firmer appearance!

Here at RMUK we want to make sure you get the most out of your treatment, so recommend you follow these guidelines post-treatment:

  • Drink plenty of water over the next few days following your treatment
  • Reduce your caffeine intake
  • Avoid hot baths, saunas etc. for couple of hours
  • Avoid alcohol for 24 hours
  • If you are a smoker try your best to reduce your intake as much as possible
  • Make time to relax and rest! This allows your blood pressure to return to normal.
  • Diet is important; avoid spicy foods, and follow your treatment with a light meal, and snack on raw foods that are easy to digest.
  • Last but by no means least… sit back, relax and thoroughly enjoy your treatments – you deserve it!

If you have any questions, or would like to book an appointment send us a message or call: 0113 243 68 42

24 Jun 2016

Brazilian Waxing


The professional beauty therapists at the RMUK Hair and Beauty Salon in Leeds are all highly trained in the wide variety of methods used for waxing. To read about all our methods of waxing please visit:

The Ultimate Guide to Hair Removal at RMUK

waxing Brazilian WaxingEvery one of our clients has a different expectation of what is involved in a Brazilian wax. Some clients only wish to have the removal of any hair around the bikini line, others may wish to have a particular shape left on the front and some may wish to have all pubic hair removed totally, our highly trained staff can happily create the look you want.


The quality of wax used for Brazilian waxing is very important and we only use waxes that are perfect for your skin to ensure the procedure does not cause increased redness and skin trauma to the immediate area of skin affected.


By applying hot wax, the RMUK beauty therapist will effectively and efficiently remove hairs from the pubic area so that the end result is what you specifically require.


RMUK specialise in Brazilian treatments and ensure that you are totally relaxed and comfortable. Any questions can be addressed before and during the treatment.


After care is very important and the RMUK professional beauty therapists will make recommendations of how to maintain the Brazilian wax and at what stage to return to the salon for your next treatment.laura-moura Brazilian Waxing



Customer satisfaction is of great importance to the team at the RMUK Hair & Beauty Salon in Leeds, and if you require any further advice, contact us and we will be happy to help.