Take a confidence-boosting class The Change Your Life meet-up group, which has 500 members, holds regular workshops on everything from neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) to helping you become ‘empowered’, a better communicator, better at dealing with stress, and much more. From Dhs500 per hour. Email Dr Leila Edwards, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 474 5613).
Get a new look from a top stylist Swedish stylist Teresa Karpinska offers tailor-made personal shopping packages based on your preference. Splash out on a luxury shopping experience, complete with limousine pick-up and a visit to luxury department stores, where Teresa will present a selection of covetable pieces sourced in advance, all based on your specific requirements. Teresa can also visit your house to check out your wardrobe so she can advise which items you should invest in. Shopping packages are priced on an individual basis and are 100 percent flexible (hourly rates are also available). Services start at Dhs500 per hour or Dhs5,000 per day. email@example.com.
Learn how to apply perfect make-up Try Illumin8’s two-hour taster session for Dhs300, or a one-day course entitled ‘The Everyday Essential Make-up Course’, which costs Dhs1,299 per person (call to find out when the next class will be held). The courses are designed to offer you in-depth professional make-up tips, to help give you a glowing new look. The studio also offers bridal make-up workshops, teen make-up courses, hairstyling workshops and hen and birthday parties. 402 Fortune Towers, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.illumin8makeupstudio.com (050 872 8374).
Do your bit for charity and donate to Al Noor Garage Sale Donate toys, baby clothes, men’s and women’s clothing, and anything you think will sell at Al Noor Garage Sale, which will help raise money for children with special needs. Free. Al Noor Centre, Umm Suqeim, www.alnoorspneeds.ae(050 624 3657).