Life and Soul Living
Sensory Beauty & Home Energy Clearing .
“Create an environment inside that can catch the light”
“I care passionately for each and every person who walks through the door and want to truly encourage wellness and beauty from the inside out.”
- Louise Taphouse
Life & Soul Living is a holistic and nurturing enterprise created by Louise Taphouse, whom through various sensory services helps clients to more harmoniously align themselves and their environment.
The emphasis is on the nurturing of one’s self and one’s environment. Choose from pampering and uplifting intuitive facials, eye enhancing treatment services and Feng Shui energy clearing for the home or workspace.
By taking care of your external and physical world, you are in turn nurturing and rebalancing your ‘inner world’. Remember – you are a soul with a body.
The Treatment Space
Life & Soul Living studio is nestled beyond a private courtyard, surrounded by greenery. Once inside, there is an instant feeling of calmness, grounding and peace. The healing treatment space has been designed to energetically nurture and soothe.
Tranquil music and the scent of aromatherapy and cleansing white sage, allow you to instantly feel at ease and cue your body and mind that healing and relaxation are to follow.
Lou’s expertise lie in harmonising the external environment through her extensive Feng Shui training, so it is little wonder that her healing space beautifully encapsulates just that – a harmonious sanctuary. You will feel transported to another world, a quiet retreat, that is conveniently and discreetly located in seaside Parkdale.
Meet Louise - Your Trusted, Intuitive Beauty Therapist &
Holistic Space Designer
“Giving to others is giving unto ourselves”
- The Dalai Lama
Louise’s history, passion, experience, ongoing training and development combine to deliver you the best possible treatments.
Lou is authentic and passionate, gifted with a compassionate nature and nurturing hands. Life & Soul Living is the culmination of a life-long passion of helping clients align physically and energetically with themselves and their environment.
Lou’s professional history spans over 30 years as a beauty therapist; working on cruise ships, in top spas across London, the Caribbean and most recently Willow Urban Retreat in Melbourne.
Combined with her extensive beauty therapy experience, Lou has been practicing as a Feng Shui holistic home consultant for 15 years.
Her entire working career has been dedicated to studying the spiritual and scientific components of her craft, through advanced training and energetic work.
Lou is also trained in the following disciplines/modalities and applies them according to each client's individual needs:
Feng Shui - master practitioner trained and certified by Master Feng Institute
Elemental space clearing - Denise Linn
Alchemic aromatherapy by alchemist Idilli Lizcano, creator of Alqvimia products, in Spain
Psychosomatic therapy (the reading of the face and body) - by Herman Muller
Chinese diagnosis face and body reading.
Indian head massage - trained by Narendra Mehta at the London School of Champissage
Shirodhara - (meditative therapy which involves the continuous pouring of warm oil onto the third eye, forehead and crown of head
Qi beauty practitioner training
Lou is dedicated to sharing her broad knowledge and wisdom with her clients, so that they may better understand how to align and nurture themselves and their environment, in a more harmonious and beautiful way. Lou’s tool kit is vast – her many beauty and healing modalities support her passion and purpose; to bring balance, energy and harmony in a personalised way, to each client within her care.
An effective and luxurious facial that uses 1000+ 24ct gold plated magnets that will visibly improve your skin after your first Qi Beauty facial.
A completely customised, multi dimensional facial that works holistically on a physical, internal and spiritual level.
Includes an array of treatments to enhance your eyelashes and eyebrows.
Practical advice on ways to achieve a holistically designed and nurturing space.
A mediative Ayurvedic therapy that involves the continuous pouring of oil onto the head and third eye.
"No matter how many times I come for a treatment I cannot wait to come back for another. Louise has this wonderful way of making me feel like I am the most important person in the world, as she weaves her magical hands throughout the treatment. Louise offers so much more than a standard facial. Her intuitive skills along with an in-depth understanding of the connection between mind, body and soul is what makes a treatment with Louise so extra special. Absolutely hands down, the best ever!!"
- Sharon Breslin (Business Owner, Feng Shui Master Teacher, Author, Mentor)