Top chocolate massages at spas in Birmingham – Birmingham Mail

By Sanjeeta Bains | October 11, 2015

In celebration of National Chocolate Week – time to relax, rejuvenate and rejoice with the best chocolate massages in the city!

Chocolate massage at Bannatyne’s, Brindley Place

Never mind Christmas. Now is the most wonderful time of the year for chocoholics! This week from October 12-18 is National Chocolate Week – so you can all feel free to indulge to your heart’s content!

Chocolate is scientific proven to make us feel happy but we don’t have to eat it to gain the feel good benefits. Chocolate spa treatments are now renowned for being one of the most luxurious, comforting ways to pamper yourself. Chocolate’s high caffeine content stimulates your circulation, the natural oils found in cocoa butter work beautifully to give moisture to your skin, and it smells gorgeous too. What’s not to love?

Here’s our guide on how to get your chocolate fix in Birmingham without actually consuming any!

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Happy Chocolate Day July 7 2015: The Beauty & Skin Care Benefits of Cocoa : Beauty : Fashion Times

By Kim West | July 7, 2015

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Today is Chocolate Day! What a great reason to celebrate and indulge in this yummy goodness!

Integrative Nutritionist, Maria Marlowe, explained why so many people fall head over heels for chocolate. “The chemical makeup helps boost serotonin, the hormone that makes you happy, as well as phenylethylamine, the same chemical that’s released when you fall in love,” Marlowe told us. How sweet!

But if you don’t want to mess up your diet with a naughty piece (or two, or three) of chocolate, celebrate with one of our cocoa-inspired picks below for a little decadent indulgence.

With everyone going crazy over the highlight and contour trend, consider this fun little palette from Too Faced Cosmetics. The Cocoa Contour Chiseled To Perfection Kit ($40) features an exclusive, antioxidant-rich Cocoa Complex blended seamlessly with a rich, chocolate scent.

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10 Free Mother’s Day gifts: Cards, chocolate, meals, cocktails and more – Mirror Online

By James Andrews, Posted 11 March 2015

Sunday. Yes, THIS Sunday. That’s how long you have to get Mother’s Day sorted. Fortunately, while you might be low on time, if you’re clever it won’t leave you out of pocket too.

That’s because we’ve asked freebie expert Deepak Tailor for the best and most useful Mother’s Day presents he could find – here is his top 10:

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