Wellness guide: The must-experience spa treatments in 2017
Mind, body and face
A s we finally enter the autumnal season, the city continues to offer a host of must-experience wellness treatments to rejuvenate those bronzed faces and sore muscles. From an environmentally pleasing location in the heart of Dubai to one of the world's most renowned spas, Buro 24/7 Middle East lists these top places to try this season.
Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La Dubai
Get ready to experience the much-talked-about treatments at Shangri-La Hotel Dubai's Chi, The Spa — think the hot stone, Asian blend or the hot lava shell massage — Buro 24/7 Middle East booked the Late Night Experience, a 60- or 90-minute treatment, aptly titled Drift Away, created to relax the body to promote a good night's rest.
To begin, a foot scrub with rose petals and sea salt extracts takes place. Then expect a 60-minute head-to-toe massage, using techniques including Swedish, stretching and relaxing joint movements with the use of their signature lavender oils.
To finish off the treatment, a 30-minute facial is in queue to cleanse and nourish the skin using European skincare products. Available every day from 9pm to 12am, the Late Night Experience is perfect for any busy woman and to ensure a continuing relaxed evening, Chi, The Spa offers a sleeping kit that features a lavender eye pillow and lavender-infused calming mist to take home.
The 60-minute Drift Away Relaxing Body Massage is priced at Dhs480, whereas the 90-minute Drift Away Relaxing Body Massage and Facial is priced at Dhs680. For reservations, call +971 4 405 2411.
Heart & Soul at Al Barari Spa Dubai
Located in the heart of Dubai's luscious green hub, Al Barari, is one of the growing luxury spas in the Middle East. Aptly titled Heart & Soul, the relaxing space is dedicated to pamper the body and rejuvenate the mind.
So as the region's scorching environmental factors leaves the skin damaged with dullness and dehydration, Heart & Soul's signature Forlled non-invasive, bio-filler, anti-aging facial treatment will help soften the signs of aging thanks to expert techniques that involve a non-surgical treatment. The one-hour treatment will help lift the skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, while restoring vitality and elasticity to the skin.
The Forlled Facial is priced at Dhs650. For reservations, call +971 4 320 7350.
Botox at Sansaya Cosmetic Surgery
Looking for a way to reduce those wrinkles without having to undergo months of treatment? Sansaya Cosmetic Surgery is the answer with its array of botox offerings that work to lessen those lines. The result? The best you, without having to undergo major surgery.
The five- to ten-minute quick procedure starts with a quick consultation, followed by injections to relax those muscles that cause wrinkles. With an aim to lift the face, eliminate wrinkles and prevent any marks, the use of fillers will show automatic results.
To book an appointment at Sansaya Cosmetic Surgery, call +971 4 394 0044.
Neom Sleep Treatment at the Waldorf Astoria
As far as beauty brands go, Neom is at the top of our must-have list. Their luxury candles are designed to set the mood, whether that be to sleep, de-stress, energise or be happy. So naturally, when they launched a series of signature treatments at the Waldorf Astoria spa, Buro 24/7 Middle East booked in. Using the wax from the candles, indulge in a 90-minute massage that begins with a message. Allow the voice to transport you to sleep, while the therapist works away the tension in your body.
The Neom Sleep Treatment is priced at Dhs650 for 60 minutes and Dhs799 for 90 minutes. For reservations, call +971 4 8182245.
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