Intrepid reporter Julia Rebaudo hits the beauty beat yet again in the name of all that is beautiful and beautifying for CB Beauty Blog. This time, she finds her face in the merciful hands of skin guru Louise in The Wyndham Centre to sample some of London's best in alternative therapies: "We’ve all been for disappointing facials. You know, the ones where your face is smoothed over with some cream and a facemask and... what’s that?! On your way, then, madam, as you reluctantly part with your hard earned cash. And, of course, then there are the really nice pampering ones that leave you relaxed and glowing, in the wake of which (just a few days later) your skin is back to it usual troublesome self.