Smilepod is a walk-in hygienists, providing high-quality professional dental care without the hassle of having to make an appointment. Based in London’s Covent Garden, they offer competitively-priced treatments such as teeth whitening and 15-minute consultations.
Why it matters
Whilst walk-in clinics are commonplace, the concept applied to dental hygienists is a new one, reflecting of our fast-paced culture. Will this drop-in culture extend to other services in health and beauty as our demand for instant gratification amplifies?
A healthy sugar alternative will start appearing on health store shelves from this month. Stevia, a South American shrub with very sweet leaves, was approved by the European Food Safety Authority for use in the EU in early December 2011. As a sweetener which is low carb, 300 times sweeter than cane sugar and has almost no impact on blood sugar levels, it will be of special interest to those with blood sugar and weight management concerns.
“Concoon” from Austria, is a piece of furniture designed for in-home wellbeing. It includes a waterbed with soothing sounds and a calming light system.