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Honouring My Feet with a Pamper Pedicure at Bellissimo Galway

bellissimo1“We believe that true well-being is achieved by attending to the mind and body and spirit.  Our beauty team are dedicated to providing a range of treatments that will calm and relax you, thus promoting harmony and balance.  We offer the ideal antidote to modern life”.  Bellissimo

When a beauty salon’s philosophy states they are attending to mind, body and spirit then I definitely look forward to the experience.

As a therapist myself when I am doing energy treatments on clients I always give attention to feet.   We spend so much time on our feet and oftentimes give them very little attention.   We talk about grounding our energies into the ground and standing with our feet firmly on the ground but how do we nourish and thank our feet for all the work they do?

So when I had a choice of pedicure or manicure for our pamper evening I decided to give my poor feet a night out!


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And attention my feet certainly got in this multi award winning hair and beauty studio Bellissimo in Galway.

There were many parts to my wonderful pedicure.   The treatment started with a hard skin treatment, a rest in warm water, nail shaping, cuticle work, invigorating exfoliation, massage, heated mitts and polish.

Being a busy Mum of two hurling mad, scouts I spend more time in hiking boots than I do in heels but this Mum was going out two nights later and decided to opt for the peep toe shoes after my pedicure.   Well a girl couldn’t hide those lovely toes!  It took courage for me to stand tall in a wedge heel but I did it!!!   All in the name of beauty and allowing my feet the honoring they deserve!

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Toes out for my blogger evening at The Skeff, Galway

On our visit to Bellissimo we were also treated to some delicious snacks from the G Counter in Galway.   We had scones with cream and jam, savoury delights and some delightfully manicured sandwiches!!!


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Delicious Food from the G Counter, Galway

We were also treated to some tasty Solaris tea.

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Bellissimo Galway also have a wonderful wig service at their Galway salon and have been offering this service for over 14 years.    It is a discreet and personalised service bearing in mind that everyone is different and has different requirements.  Whilst these wigs are a wonderful addition to any busy girls wardrobe, there are times when there are medical reasons why someone would avail of this service.   At Bellissimo personal attention is given to each client and their service is available countrywide and is supported by the HSE.

The whole pamper evening was a fantastic experience and it is hard to pick a favourite moment – from the wonderful attentive staff to the beautiful pedicure facility which is tucked away in a cosy corner.    For more information on the services and treatments they offer you can visit their web site here.


Until next time .. don’t forget to allow yourself time to “just be” and treat your body to some special attention and me time.

Dolores Andrew-Gavin, Owner of IrishHealthHour, Energy Therapist, Essential Oil Lover, Author.