WHAT: A body moisturising treatment with bonus facial
WHERE: Anahata Spa, Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi, 02 557 7722, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.anataspa.ae
HOW LONG: 45 minutes
HOW MUCH: Dhs445
THE TREATMENT: Now I know how it feels to be a rose. I’m lying down, wrapped in a sheet of plastic from the feet up with just my head poking out the top and I smell gorgeous! The wrapper is there to lock in my body heat, encouraging my pores to open and suck in all the floral nourishment from the potent frangipani potion that I’m covered in. It could get a little claustrophobic if it wasn’t for the distraction of the facial I’m receiving from my therapist at the same time. After 20 minutes I’m directed to a shower where I wash off the frangipani lotion, and then I’m back on the massage bed for another equally exotic body cream to be applied to complete the session.
THE RESULTS: I love that this treatment incorporates a bit of massage and a facial offering a full-body revamp in under an hour. From head-to-toe my skin feels fresh, deeply rehydrated and dewy soft. I’m also very impressed with the products; I even buy my own Elemis body brush, which was used before the cream was applied to exfoliate my skin and bring blood to the surface to nourish the cells. You simply brush up from your fingers and toes towards the heart and follow each stroke of the brush with a stroke of the hand. When your skin tingles, you know it’s working.