Sparkling skin

Friday - - Living Beauty -

As is fit­ting for Dubai, the City of Gold, there are plenty of gold-based beauty treat­ments on of­fer for those who want to in­vest in the pre­cious metal in a rather less tra­di­tional man­ner. Along with an ar­ray of 24-carat gold fa­cials, which cost around Dh2,000 a pop (see box for de­tails), the lat­est in­no­va­tion in pre­cious-metal-themed anti-age­ing has been dubbed TheWorld’s Most Ex­clu­sive Spa ex­pe­ri­ence, and was un­veiled at a glit­ter­ing launch event this Septem­ber.

Cen­tred around a be­spoke gold fa­cial de­vel­oped by French skin­care guru Margie Lom­bard ex­clu­sively for the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the luxe treat­ment costs an eye-wa­ter­ing Dh25,000 and works by slow­ing down col­la­gen de­ple­tion and the break­down of elastin by us­ing a gold chain-mail mask, which con­ducts ions that stim­u­late cel­lu­lar growth of the basal layer, regenerating firm skin cells and pro­vid­ing a tight­en­ing ef­fect. Com­bined with an Ara­bian gold ham­mam, a rose bliss and ar­gan oil mas­sage and

Miriam Quevedo

Sub­lime Gold The Mask Dh205,

Har­vey Ni­chols

Xen Tan Scent Se­cure Gold with 24k gold

Dh190, Sephora

Dr Se­bagh Plat­inum Gold Elixir Dh2,155, Bloom­ing­dale’s

Red­ken Di­a­mond Oil Dh160, Sis­ter’s Beauty Lounge TomFord Sa­hara Noir EDP Dh640,


Omorovicza Gold Flash Firm­ing Serum Dh790, Har­vey Ni­chols

The Body Shop Honey Bronze Hy­brid Golden Oil

Dh110, The Body Shop Omorovicza Gold Eye Lift Dh643, Har­vey


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