Go for gold
Some of Dubai’s most glittering spa treatments:
Gold Facial, La Contour Spa
Based on Ayurveda, this facial acts as a powerful anti-ageing treatment using gold cream and gold gel, which contain 24-carat gold, aloe vera, wheatgerm oil and sandalwood. Suitable for both dry and oily skin types, it helps to reduce fine lines and prevent ageing. Dh500, La Controur Spa, JLT, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lacontourspa.com.
Gold Mask Hammam at Talise Spa
This deeply indulgent experience begins with exfoliation and olive soap cleansing. A purifying gold body mask and healing clay facial follows, before a scalp massage to help the nutrients from the mask and balm to work their golden magic and revive your skin. Dh519 for 60 minutes. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, JZStalise@jumeirah.com, 04 453 0456, http://tosspamenu.jumeirah.com.
Kaya Gold Radiance Facial
This glittering facial promises to infuse your skin with all the radiance of the precious metal itself, using a 24-carat Gold and Collagen Mask to help enhance youth and elasticity. Dh900 for 75 minutes, Kaya Skin Clinic, Marina Walk, Dubai, (plus other locations across the UAE), 04 450 8438, www.kayaskinclinic.me.
Egyptian Gold Facial at Raffles
One of the city’s most high-tech golden skin rejuvenating experiences, this treatment uses a new technology of Gamma PGA, Ions, and Ultrasonic Nano Mist combined with pure 24-carat gold to deliver glowing, radiant skin. Decadent and cutting edge, it’s a sparkling step towards skin rejuvenation. Dh1,899 for 90 minutes, Raffles Spa at Raffles Hotel Dubai, Wafi, 04 314 9870, spa.dubai@ raffles.com, www.raffles.com.