Treatwell: Beauty Salon Booking & Appointment App
The simple way to book beauty anywhere.
Download our free app.
Logging you in, please wait...
You are logged in
Log in to your account

Tried and tested: soothing spa kits from Keep Immaculate

From: Selected Treats,

Tried and tested: soothing spa kits from Keep Immaculate

City living can be tough. Between the manic commutes and school runs, meetings and daily domestic hassles, it can sometimes feel as if you are overdosing on urbanity. Taking time out to treat yourself can help keep stress at bay, and you’ll be glad to hear you can now add thermal healing to your after-work arsenal.

Previously only available in Mayfair salons, I gave some of the items from Keep Immaculate’s Thermal Therapy ™ range a go, to see if their claims of warming relaxation and ‘just left the spa’ skin were anything more than cold comfort.

The brand

Keep Immaculate was developed by award winning entrepreneur Lydia Montoute. At the heart of the brand’s philosophy lies the aim to pare down the typical beauty regime to help women for whom a polished appearance, wellness and convenience are top priorities.

The products

The Thermal Therapy ™ range of products features heat packs containing a super-saturated solution that is activated by clicking a metal disc. Once activated, the gel solution inside the products crystallises, giving off warmth for approximately 20 minutes. To ready the packs for re-use, you simply pop them in the handy drawstring bags provided, boil them in a saucepan for a couple of minutes and then leave them to cool and dry on a countertop.

The three Thermal Therapy ™ starter kits available exclusively at Fenwick’s include:

  • Glamhot Hand Exfoliator™ Starter Kit– containing a self-heating hand-held gel pack fitted with exfoliating material and palm strap, 25ml Olive and Jasmine Oil plus a 25ml bottle of Jasmine Cleansing Wash. When the products are used in combination with the heat pack, imperfections are said to be smoothed, circulation stimulated, rough patches eliminated and skin left nourished. As well having an uplifting scent, the jasmine oil is meant to give a non-greasy radiant sheen to the body, creating soft and sensual skin.
  • Sauna Radiance Mask™ Starter Kit – containing a self-heating gel pack mask with head strap, 25ml of Clary Sage & Evening Primrose Oil and a 25ml wash with a clean herbaceous scent, designed to promote a clear complexion and youthful looking skin. The warming action is said to open pores, helping to clear toxins, improve product absorption and give all the benefits of a warming facial without any of the mess or hassle.
  • Grooming Pedicure Feet™ Starter Kit – containing a self-heating gel pack fitted with instep strap, a 25ml bottle of Apricot & Peppermint Oil and a 25ml wash that has a fresh, cool scent. Designed to be a relaxing treatment, the heat is said to help the vitamin A enriched oils penetrate deeper into stressed, dry, or tired soles.

The result

After a busy week, I tried out the Glamhot Hand Exfoliator™ and despite having naturally warm hands most of the time, I found the experience wonderfully refreshing. The mint essence wasn’t at all overpowering or clinical as I had first feared and the exfoliating pad was gentle yet effective. My hands really did feel softer, smoother and less tense for a good few days afterwards.

The activation system was easy to use and I was also impressed by the fact that the oils didn’t seem to leave any greasy residue on the surface of my skin, suggesting that the heat did indeed help the product absorb much better.

If you want to soothe sore feet, perk up tired skin and bring the warmth of a spa experience into your home, then make your way to Fenwick’s to snap up these comforting packages. The Glamhot kit retails at £19.99, and both the Sauna Radiance Mask and Grooming Pedicure will set you back a mere £24.99.

Alternatively, take advantage of Keep Immaculate's ( Mother’s Day promotion that is running until next Thursday (8th March) by visiting the Brent Cross branch in North London. You’ll enjoy 25% off all the products in the range, so you can bag yourself a post-payday pick-me-up as well as treating your mum to some much deserved home pampering.

Searching for more inspiration? Check out the full range of Mother's Day gifts on offer at Wahanda and you'll be sure to find her the perfect present.

Share this

Alison is a freelance journalist, blogger and life-long Londoner. A subject matter magpie and self-confessed make up junkie, if it's new, a little bit different and promises great things, she'll be onto it in a flash.

See my profile

More Entries

Treatwell loves: Super-polishes

Treatwell loves: super strawberries

Spa of the week: Tylney Hall Hotel and Spa

Tried and tested: Perfect Posture Session at Anamaya

Treatwell guide: ironing out wrinkles with thermage

Tried and tested: Pre-wedding pamper package at Michaela Mitoi

Treatwell loves: summer spa-ing

Treatwell loves: Sweet summer nail art

Treatwell guide: Lee Garrett talks treating hair loss

Treatwell loves: shine in jewel tones this winter

Treatwell loves: skin soothing solutions for National Eczema Week

Treatwell guide: fix your feet and walk tall

Treatwell loves: post-holiday healing with essential oils

Treatwell news: Champneys Tring to launch fertility programme

Treatwell news: JooMo brings truly 'natural' beauty to UK shelves

Treatwell news: The Sanctuary joins Vogue's 'Fashion's Night Out'

Treatwell news: UK’s first children's acupuncture clinic opens in London

Treatwell loves: Olympic winners and their local spas

Treatwell news: Lifehouse Spa launches partnership with ESPA

Could a coffee fix improve your memory?

Wellness profile: Rebecca Mayhew

For fitness with a tree top twist, Go Ape

Is the secret to healthy eating written in the stars?

Turn back the clock with just a smile

Creativity's mane event: Psionics Hair Show 2011

Tried and tested: Vita Liberata self tan

Reassess your activity levels and improve your health

Revealing the June Wahandies winners - gentlemen, this month it's all about you!

Stress and the city

Seeing red?

Stay sun aware: stay safe

Hypnobirthing hits Hollywood

Could back pain shrink your brain?

The Bikini Workout from Sienna Spa

Giving Britain something to smile about

The price of junk food? Britain's health

Uplifting skin solutions from down under – tried and tested: Sasy n Savy

Melvita opens enchanting eco store in Putney

Camouflage and cunning cover ups

Treatwell visits the Vitality show

Hypoxi therapy: more than just hype

McIndoe and PharmEcosse Ltd investigate the healing power of insulin

Radisson brings the stars to Guildford

Tried and tested: high glamour blow-out at The Blow Bar, Islington

Life's a BLEACH at Topshop

Be the mane attraction

Drastic divorce makeovers and promotion-seeking plastic surgery

Brow lifts to lift the pain of migraines

Bring out the bunting and balloons for our birthday bash!

Shun Cupid and get glammed up

The Mere the merrier this Valentine's!

Help to mend rather than break hearts this February

Woo your date with dated bookings

Dare to bare for these Valentine's treatments

Will you be adding budget beauty treatments to your basket?

Food for thought: National Obesity Week

Up your berry intake and lower your blood pressure

Take the plunge and sign up for Swimathon 2011

Saving face: women are budgeting for Botox

Get your skates on!

Sort out your seasonally stressed skin

Are you tough enough to take on the Soldier Challenge?

Restore your joie de vivre at The Vitality Show 2011

Make a day of your mani at Nailgirls, Islington

All Brits want for Christmas is their two front teeth

For magical Christmas gifts, look no further than Treatwell

Merry Fish-mas!

Have yourself an Elemis-y Christmas

New Year, new you: 2011 toning-up trends

Plum: the new fragrance by Mary Greenwell

Bliss Christmas Customer Event

Blister busting Botox?

Wellness profile: Anne Biging

Treatwell on wellness: An interview with Anne Biging, Healing Hotels of the World

Give in to a gill-ty pleasure as Aqua Sheko comes to Soho

Downward dog; upward spirits

Posh pooch pampering at Harrods

The (bleached) end of perfect dye jobs?

Pre-Xmas fun with The Beauty Lounge

Bird beauty: Flamingos paint their quills

Slim without visiting the gym

Dream a little dream WITH me

Celebs turn their backs on Botox

Feed your gums

Fab craze or plain crazy? The chipped varnish manicure

Like a gym bunny...

Top pampering with lustre and bling

Jet set beauty

Eastthorpe set to raise brows as it goes HD

Stay slim; make sure your wallet’s bulging

Monday’s child is... lactose intolerant?

Salvage your skin: how to eliminate stretch marks

The mane attraction

It’s strictly pilates, darling

Stub out your smoking habit

Coming soon: sunshine in a tube?

Women prefer to see their cups half full

Stay sharp: let your mind (and body) wander

Say bye-bye to your BMI?

The Tan Factor comes to town

Acupuncture baby, yeah!

Apples and pears

Exercise, socialise and challenge mental health stigma

Science has spoken: beat stress with massage

Shimmer this winter with silver locks

Think before you ink: time to zap those tatts?

Weird and wonderful wellness mongrels

Injecting trust into the cosmetic industry

Polish those pinkies in aid of breast cancer charities

Tried and tested: the hottest thing in detoxing, Iyashi Dome

A stem cell smile?

A stitch and line reverses time

Top of the chocs

Think pink this October

Your health’s best friend?

Forget man flu, is there such thing as fat flu?

Store-hoppers: splash out and treat your feet!

The Minx effect

The ins and outs of Olympia Beauty 2010

Five alternative therapies that could help you stay fighting fit

Stealthy secret surgery figures soar

Ditch the itch this autumn

One feline's rehab is coming along swimmingly

Put your best foot forward

Turn that frown upside down

Sniffing out some original exercise

Is CO2 the anti-ageing jab for you?

Kayoga™ - hit the beach and strike a pose

Champneys champions Breast Cancer Care

Cupping and meditation: Jessica Simpson's path to tranquility