Caviar, chocolate, paprika and more things to smear on your face
Time Out Dubai Staff
Caviar facial Akuru Spa offers up a luxurious facial treatment using the rejuvenating properties of fish eggs, more widely known as caviar. The Caviar Facial, which will cost you a whopping Dhs1,500 promises to repair and brighten the skin as well as considerably reduce wrinkle depth. Dhs1,500. The Aviation Club. www.akaruspa.com (04 282 1004).
Diamond with Gold Facial The Chill Spa combines the effects of diamond and gold to bring some extravagance to your face. The diamond gives you a whitening complexion while the gold brings a sparkle to your visage as well as lifting and softening the skin. Ideal for bridal and special occasions. Dhs1,000. Chill Spa, Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai. www.chillspa.ae (04 508 8329).
Detoxifying Marine Bath Amara Spa has found that the properties of algae are beneficial to your skin. With a sea water base this treatment is specifically recommended for slimming and detoxification. The algae stimulates the body’s production of collagen and elastin. Dhs250. Park Hyatt, Deira. www.dubai.park.hyatt.com (04 602 1660).
Jaguar ThermoCut Elche Natural Beauty Retreat uses the Jaguar ThermoCut to seal the ends of your hair with heated blades of scissors, so hair is no longer fibrous. After the treatment the hair is easier to care for and to handle; self-regeneration is stimulated and the hair will be more elastic, with a noticeable increase in volume. Dhs150/175/200 (short/medium/long). Jumeriah. www.elche.ae (04 349 4942).
The Ultimate Chocolate Experience Be drizzled, rubbed, massaged and wrapped in warm chocolate as your skin is clarified, refined and pumped full of natural antioxidants. The Hyatt Grand Spa offers this 100 per cent calorie free treat for a chocoholic. The pampering begins with a shoulders-to-toe exfoliation using real Dagoba organic chocolate and pure cane sugar. The bliss continues with a warm masque of pure cocoa, real honey and coconut milk which serves to release tension stored in the muscles as it locks in moisture. Dhs420. Grand Hyatt Dubai. Oud Metha. www.dubai.grand.hyatt.com (04 317 2333).
Choco Face Drizzle Taj Spa offers a pressure point face massage using the healing properties of chocolate. The massage relieves tension and leaves you in a state of tranquility. Dhs100. Taj Palace, Deira. www.tajhotels.com (04 223 2222).
Cupping A form for Chinese bodywork that uses vacuum manipulation and massage techniques to bring your body back into perfect balance. It’s great for deep tissue problems as well as improving circulation. Indulge in this relaxing Chinese treatment and allow yourself to achieve the ultimate feeling of Zen. Dhs180. Chaslu Wellbeing Centre, Jumeriah. www.chaslu.com (04 395 5799).
Warm Candle Massage Ever had melted wax on your body? Try the Sensasia Urban Spa’s Warm Candle Massage, choose from ylang-ylang, vanilla or their signature blend and have one of the more adventurous spa treatments on the market. Dhs395. Village Mall, Jumeriah. www.sensasiaspas.com (04 349 8850).
Paprika Lifting Facial This might be the hottest treatment in town. A combination of fruit acids and paprika act as a detoxifier and oxygen booster, regenerating and rejuvenating your epidermis (otherwise known as skin). Anti-aging properties of phytoestrogen stimulate production of collagen and elastin for plumping and firming results. This facial is not recommended for sensitive skin. Dhs395. SpaDunya, Jumeriah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina. www.spadunyaclub.com (04 439 3669).
Face Lift Facial Eternal MedSpa uses Bio Electrical Acceleration Management (BEAM) technology to activate facial muscles, prompting skin to become tighter, so that it in turn lifts. Results include visible improvements to the appearance of deep wrinkles. Dhs500. Eternel Medspa, Villa 397, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 0008).