This week: Dessange opens its doors in Dubai; free mini facials at Pastels Salon and a Pink Zumbathon at Fitness First.
They have kept it quiet, but leading French hairstylists and beauty brand Dessange (04 602 1663) – the official partner for hairstyling at the Cannes International Film Festival – has formally opened its first salon in the city, in Old Dubai’s Park Hyatt Dubai. It offers a complete range of services including beauty treatments, make-up and accessories. Get down there to embody a certain je ne sais quoi.
Meanwhile, Pastels Salon’s (04 388 3534) Jumeirah branch is holding a one-day event on Wednesday October 22 for Breast Cancer Awareness. From 10am to 4pm, guests are treated to free mini facials, which include a skin analysis, cleanse, exfoliation and mask. There will also be the opportunity to enter a raffle to win a product pack from Eminence. Boxes will be available for donations to local charities.
Lastly, also doing its bit for Breast Cancer Awareness is Fitness First Middle East (04 437 0545), which is organising a free Pink Zumbathon for women and children on October 26 from 6pm to 10pm. Taking place in Fitness First Meadows SportZone, it involves three hours of non-stop Zumba for adults and one hour for kids. Donations go to local charity Breast Cancer Arabia.