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Publication date: 5th June, 2012

Body Back. The mother's handbook to medical, physical and emotional well-being. By Heather Porter

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About Heather

Mother of four, Heather Porter shares her hands-on experience of getting your old self back. With her team of experts, she provides an understanding approach and addresses all the issues you wanted to know about but were too afraid to ask.


Heather's Experts


Arezoo Kaviani, named by beauty editors as one of the UK's leading beauty therapists, has her own private beauty salon in the heart of Knightsbridge in London. Arezoo's name regularly appears in all the top glossy magazines and her London beauty salon is often featured in national newspapers. She is known as one of the pioneers in her field.


Dr Jane Bracken

After gaining BDS with honours in 1991 and a masters in advanced restorative dentistry with a speciality in endodontics from Manchester 1993. Jane founded her practice over seventeen years ago and was in the first group of endodontists to be registered on the specialist register when it was established.

Dato' Professor Jimmy Choo OBE

A London-based couture shoe designer, Jimmy has been making shoes for twenty five years and has dressed the feet of many famous women including the late Diana, Princess of Wales. 

Jimmy has won numerous awards, including a doctorate of Arts from De Montfort University. Education for the younger generation is his passion; he is an Ambassador for Footwear Education at the London College of Fashion and a spokesperson for the British Council in their promotion of British education to foreign students.

Katie Cousins

Katie trained and received her Diploma at the prestigious London College of Fashion. She is a highly experienced freelance make-up artist, who has undertaken numerous jobs in television and film. Her work also appears in to top magazines such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, Emirates Woman, Martha Stewart, OK! Magazine, and many more.

Dr Olivier de Frahan

French Plastic surgeon, Dr Olivier de Frahan, based in Paris and London, is renowned by his natural look surgery results and his "celeb" international clientele; one of his clients, the actress Toyah Wilcox, wrote a successful book about her facelift done by him, in 2005, "Diary of a Facelift"

Elizabeth Gibaud

Elizabeth deals with a wide range of ailments from psoriasis, eczema to arthritis (rheumatoid/ osteo). Her speciality is weight loss 7lb in 7 days/ 1stone in 2 weeks, and most importantly, healthily. Many celebrities have accomplished this- beautiful Kate Winslet is just one of them.

Elizabeth will look at your face, detect deficiencies in micro minerals (essential for health) and vitamins. Prescribe remedies and also discern food intolerances, which could be the culprit for unnecessary weight gain.

Bastien Gonzalez

Bastien Gonzalez is famous worldwide for his glamorous and unique approach to foot treatments. The passion for his profession has brought him to the highest levels of perfection in terms of quality, innovation and 'savoir-faire'. His international experience as a foot specialist working in remarkable places, as well as with a cosmopolitan clientele, has earned him the privileged status of 'Foot Virtuoso'.


Tyler Henson

Tyler Henson is an advanced permanent make up artist and clinical anti-aging practitioner. She has 22 years of clinical experience in the USA. Tyler is a Board Certified Micropigmentation Specialist; she is Certified by the American Board of Intradermal Cosmetics and is a Certified Member of The National Cosmetic Tattooing Association.

Her attention to detail and her strive to perfection is apparent. She holds to date several other certificates in derma-pigmentation for reconstructive pigmentation and cosmetic therapy, skin care as well as the art of facial rejuvenation.Tyler is American and travels across America to treat patients, she is also based in Dubai at Al Shunnar.

Aden Hopkins

Pre and post natal specialist Aden is highly energetic and motivated with 18 years experience of working with mothers and children. He is passionate about enabling children to realise their potential and help them improve their self-esteem and confidence in their personal or sporting lives. He combines a genuine passion for mentoring, coaching and training with the interpersonal and communication skills needed to enthuse and develop children. 

Philip Kingsley

Philip Kinglsey has over 50 years of Trichological experience. Past Chairman of the Institute of Trichologists and has attained the highest honour as a Fellow member.

His London clinic opened in 1960 and New York 1977. In 1977 he developed the Philip Kingsley range of products for hair and scalp.  Philip Kingsley's past and present clientele include politicians, royalty and celebrities.

Stephen Low

Top session hair stylist with 15 years experience in the fashion industry, including all fashion weeks, shows and cover shoots. Stephen has worked with Vogue, Mario Testino and a long list of celebrities. Has been with Neville for over 5 years, based at Neville's Knightsbridge salon, London and is frequently on trips for photo shoots around the world.

Linda Meredith

Linda Meredith has over 40 years experience within the beauty industry and earned the title 'Queen of facials'.  Her exclusive salon in Knightsbridge, London has attracted A list celebrities from all over the world and the Linda Meredith treatments and skin care products are now available at some of the top spa's throughout Europe with further expansion into the United States set for the end of 2012.


Neville Tucker, founder of Neville Hair & Beauty, started his first salon 18 years ago. The salon is home to many of London's top stylists and colourists. Several hairdressers started and trained with Neville and have gone on to become famous hairdressers in their own right. Neville's salon is not just 'cut and colour' there is a range of specialist conditioning treatments, facials and medicure/pedicure treatments, all carefully picked for maximum benefit to the client. Neville has a loyal following including many celebrities and socialites.

Aisha Patterson

Aisha as been blessed to have studied globally with some of the best teachers in the world. Her love of yoga, and of life have helped her to teach yoga from the heart and with passion. The gift yoga has to offer is personal to each individual, on a mental, physical and spiritual plane. In class her classes connects to each individual on many different levels. Her clients have included Pamela Anderson, Jerry Hall, Yoga Guru on MTV plus other celebrities.


Shavata has worked in the beauty industry for over 20 years and has now launched Shavata brow studios and Lash Lounges across the UK. She has become a leader in her field and has forged a reputation as THE leading authority on eyebrows. No one shapes and grooms brows in quite the same way.

Eric Villain

Eric Villain has many years experience in the fashion industry styling and managing.  He has dressed many well-known ladies and worked with top brands including the LVMH group and Michael Kors. He now has a senior role with Christian Dior.  He really knows how to dress women.

Kay Vosloo

Certified Practitioner in Colon Hydrotherapy (DHA Licensed), Nutritionist, Naturopathic Wellness Screening Practitioner,  Kay is originally from South Africa with over 12 years experience in the health, wellness and fitness industry. She brings with her a wealth of information concerning the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system and large intestine; common disorders, dysfunctions and diseases affecting bowel movements and digestive processes. Kay is very adept at working with both the emotional and physical factors relating to digestive and general wellness and takes pride in combining and teaching various techniques such as breathing and self massage in order to help her patients reach their goal of optimal health. 


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