New in stock: the Hawaiian 'Lava Mask' treatment, plus other health news
This week, get a ‘volcanic’ facial, a new ayurvedic skincare range launches, plus a nail brand from LA comes to Dubai.
Ladies obsessed with keeping their nails in prime condition can now buy fashion-forward Los Angeles nail varnish brand Nail Couture Los Angeles or NCLA (04 437 0207) in Dubai for the first time. Having just landed on our shores, the autumn/winter 2013 collection is inspired by the Hollywood Hills and includes pretty pastels, crèmes and glitters. Ideal for touch-ups, the nail polish is chip-free and requires little drying time.
Meanwhile, Dubai’s American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital (04 423 7600) is launching a brand new treatment to treat ageing and tired skin. The Lava Mask is made out of volcanic ash and employs an anti-ageing technique used for decades in Hawaii. The hospital is currently the only venue in the city offering the treatment.
A more youthful visage can be yours for Dhs1,800 a pop (no pun intended).
Lastly, local beauty company Sarum is launching the first skincare brand in the Middle East with ayurvedic healing qualities. Available exclusively at the Burj Al Arab’s Assawan Spa & Health Club (04 301 7338), Sundari follows the ancient philosophy of ayurveda and includes natural ingredients to help make the skin glow from the inside out, with products from Dhs122.