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My Thai Swedish Hot Oil Massage Bliss and how you can get it




Here's the thing: I love massages. I love getting them. I love giving them (I'm excellent at giving them actually). I love em. There's just something about lying face down and getting smacked about a bit that… wait… actually I stand by that, it's great.

Here's the other thing: I can't afford all the massages my body craves! I'm not an inspo blogger, I don't have a tonne of money to throw about and live the glam life. I don't even have the money to pretend I live the glam life. I'm the girl who took a year long nail course and became a qualified nail technician because I couldn't justify spending £40 on a manicure but I could justify £200 on a life long skill. 

I like my value for money. 

This is why the Northern Ireland based Ohh Social is the perfect app for me. It's all about the value for money and it's all about the price per use. So what is it?



Essentially it's a Buy One Get One Free app for restaurants, coffee shops, bars, beauty salons, cinemas, hotels, gyms, activity parks, kids activities... Pretty much everything you can think of it you wanted to treat yourself or the family. You pay an annual fee and BAM the world (of Belfast) is your oyster. You even get a little counter of how much you've saved!

If you're looking for a recommendation of what to pick first? Go for the Swedish hot oil massage at Thai Orchid. You will NOT regret it! The girls are lovely, the atmosphere is very zen; you will glide out after your time is up. 


*the app and the massage were gifted to me by various parties however all opinions are my own. 

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