Facials, scrubs and more to book of an evening this week
August highlights at Ahasees Spa During August, Ahasees Spa is offering a free 30-minute bright eyes facial enhancement worth Dhs200 when you book either a mint tea manicure or pedicure, four hand massage, clean slate facial or pearl seaweed body wrap. From Dhs250 for a mint tea manicure. Until August 31. Ahasees Spa and Club, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2333).
Summer detox package at the Hyatt Regency
This detoxifying package includes a citrus Dead Sea salt scrub to stimulate circulation and gently exfoliate, followed by a deep-tissue body-therapy massage. Dhs500 for 100 minutes. Until August 31. Club Olympus Fitness & Spa, Hyatt Regency, Deira (04 209 6802).
SensAsia’s summer spa offers
There are five packages on offer this month, including the Skinny Beach, which includes a 30-minute Espresso Buff combined with a 60-minute full-body ‘shake it up’ massage; The Recovery, a 30-minute recovery massage and a 60-minute Kerstin Florian organic mud wrap; and It’s a Wrap, which includes a 75-minute mud wrap, plus a mini facial and scalp massage. From Dhs299 for the 75-minute ‘It’s a Wrap’. Until August 31. Various locations including Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 417 9820).
Slip into summer at B/Attitude There are four summer packages to try at this spa, including the Summer Chic, which features a back, head and shoulder massage, plus an express face ‘makeover’ facial, and your choice of signature massage, plus a body scrub or mini facial. From Dhs495 for the Summer Chic package. Until August 31. B/Attitude Spa, Grosvenor House Tower 2, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).
Discounts on Kaya’s couture face therapies Kaya Skin Clinic if offering 15 percent off its couture face therapies this month, plus a free skin health check. Couture face therapies claim to combine the best of science and nature to rehydrate, smooth and brighten the skin. From Dhs850. Until August 23. Kaya Skin Clinic, various locations including Marina Walk (04 450 8438).
Men’s VIP summer package at The Spa at The Palace
This summer relaxation package for men includes a foot cleansing ritual, fusion massage, black diamond exfoliation, basil and mint body detox and full-day access to the fitness centre and oriental bath house, which includes a steam room, Jacuzzi, monsoon showers and outdoor pool overlooking the Burj Khalifa. Dhs1,145. Until September 30. The Spa at The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).
Stay glamorous at Pastels Whenever you spend Dhs600 at Pastels Salon in one visit over summer, you’ll get 20 percent off any nail treatment. Make sure you mention ‘summer promo’ when booking to benefit from the offer. Mani-pedi from Dhs170. Ladies only. Until August 31. Pastels Salon, various locations including Mercato Mall, Jumeirah (04 344 7883).
Salon Ink’s relocation This ladies’ salon has relocated from Oud Metha to Jumeirah, which should mean less of a battle against traffic if your appointment coincides with rush hour. From Dhs280 for a haircut. Ladies only. Ongoing. Salon Ink, Beach Park Plaza, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.saloninkdubai.com (04 385 4402).
Try Lush’s colour wheel
Cosmetics and toiletries store Lush has launched a new colour wheel colour-therapy concept in stores worldwide, including those in Dubai. Pick the colours you’re most drawn to and discover more about your mood, which will direct you to the colours most suited to your needs. Lipgloss, eyeliner and eyeshadow from Dhs85 each. Ongoing. Various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 435 6114).
Ladies’ night at Talise Ottoman Spa Ladies can enjoy facilities including a hammam, Jacuzzi, steam room and snow room every Saturday. There are 50 spaces available each week, on a first-come, first-served basis. Free. 8pm-midnight. Ladies only. Ongoing. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, email@example.com (04 453 0455).
Saturday morning silent meditation
Silent meditation is described as a path to self-transformation through self-observation, promoting, among other things, a balanced mind full of love and compassion. Dhs50. 10.30am-noon. The Third Eye, 1101, Saeed Tower II (KFC and Nando’s building), Sheikh Zayed Road (055 809 8595).
Summer indulgence day at The Spa
Spend a relaxing day at The Address Downtown Dubai, featuring the ‘escape and revitalise’ treatment, which includes a full body exfoliation followed by an aromatherapy massive and facial. You can also choose between a buffet breakfast or two-course lunch at Fazaris, plus access to the pool overlooking the Burj Khalifa. Dhs965 per person. Until September 30. The Spa, The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8751).
Brighten and plump at Sanctuary Spa Have a consultation before you enjoy a customised facial that includes a gentle exfoliation with Clarins products to revitalise and smooth your skin. Dhs400. Until August 31. Sanctuary Spa, Pullman Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2380).
Cleopatra Spa’s summer glow
Cleopatra Spa is offering a summer glow package which includes an Elemis modern facial and 60-minute signature massage. Dhs450. Until September 30. Cleopatra Spa, Wafi Pyramids, Oud Metha (04 324 0000).
Weekday deals at Natural Healing Spa
Get discounted foot reflexology Sunday to Thursday, with the option to add a neck and shoulder massage for an extra Dhs50. Dhs99 foot reflexology, Dhs149 with neck and shoulder massage. 10am-3pm. Ongoing. Natural Healing Spa, Al Wasl Road (04 348 3896).
Azur Spa on Wheelz summer offer Book an Azur Spa full-body massage and Azur Spa luxury facial for less this month, and you’ll also get a free body scrub. Massage and facial Dhs450 (normally Dhs670). Ladies only. Until August 31. Azur Spa on Wheelz, various locations, www.azurspa.com (04 447 5284).
Have a make-up lesson at a new studio
Take a one-day ‘Every Essential Make-up Course’ at Illumin8, or opt for one-on-one coaching from make-up artist Kate Goodwin. The studio also offers bridal make-up workshops, teen make-up courses, hairstyling workshops and hen and birthday parties on request. Taster sessions from Dhs300. Ongoing. Illumin8, 402 Fortune Executive Towers, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.illumin8makeupstudio.com (050 872 8374).
Mama Mondays at Slim Spa
Revitalise your face and body while the kids are at school with Beauty Solutions Slim Spa’s Mama Mondays, where any treatment booked between 9am and 2pm qualifies for a 20 percent discount. Facials from Dhs295. Ladies only. Ongoing. Beauty Solutions Slim Spa, 206 Al Attar Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 7987).
Take a bikram yoga class at Club Stretch’s Bikram (hot) yoga and Pilates expert Club Stretch has opened a bikram studio in the marina, with classes running every day of the week. Visit the website for the full schedule. Dhs70 per class, Dhs120 introductory package with unlimited classes for ten consecutive days. 7pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Marina View Towers, Dubai Marina (04 345 2131).