Sun protection is very important and particularly in the UAE as the sun is harsh.
Dr Hala Fadli, Dermatologist outlines the importance of using sun cream and how you should apply it.
“Even if you use SPF 100, it doesn’t mean that the sunblock is giving you 100% protection,” explains Fadli.
“Being in shade, wearing full sleeves and using sun screen 20 minutes before you step out are some of the other precautions you can take.”
The new megaformer exercise routine at Core Fitness Evolution will make you get fit and stay energised in Dubai.
California based Core Fitness Evolution offers a 40-minute high intensity, low impact workout which uses the Megaformer machine.
The workout make syou exercise every part of your body. The next day you will feel aches and pains in muscles that you didnt know existed in your body.
Core Fitness Evolution is based in the DIFC area of Dubai and has classes every hour starting 6am until 9pm and the first trial class is complimentary.
The studio offers nutrition assistance, free parking and towel service.
SoSpa at Sofitel Downtown Dubai Review:
SoSpa, where ancient traditions from around the world meet the refined skills of the latest in French cosmetology. Inspiration comes in the form of an artful blend of French art de vivre and elliptical design, tainted with purple hues, amidst white fixtures, setting the scene for a relaxing paradise in the heart of Dubai’s vibrant downtown.
Following the revelries of the festive season, a 60 minute ‘So rejuvenating’ facial treatment is the perfect ‘quick fix’ to get guests feeling rejuvenated, and help restore a youthful complexion. For that extra transformation, indulge in a more prolonged pampering spa experience.SoSpa promises to create unique, personalised spa experiences to suit the individual needs of each guest. By combining the richness of natural ingredients, latest research in cosmetology and professional expertise through made-to-measure prescriptions of Anne Semonin treatments, guests are back on their feet feeling invigorated after a visit to SoSpa.
This place of refuge and restoration comes with an array of treatments inspired from all around the world with a focus on Asian traditions and European culture of concentrated methodology, using a mixture of Anne Semonin and Themae products to help customers ‘glow’ and feel completely refreshed.
We tried the SO Rejuvenating 60 minute body massage and it as really soothing. The massage started with some rolling and then lavendar oil was used for the massage. The massage also had a head massage which was absolutely wonderful.
Dubai has a one stop destination for hair glamour, the Beauty by EDGE store is the first of its kind in Dubai, having hair extensions, hair clip-ins, eyelashes, nails, make-up accessories, hair accessories and much more.
Also showcasing all types of hair extensions, the Edge have a hair solution to fit every hair type, from semi-permanent extensions to clip-ins, flip-ins, and ponytail’s in all lengths and many different styles that can be fitted and transform your hair in seconds. Their “re-fit” service is also a new service to Dubai, wherein you can go to them with your own piece to have it refitted before your night out.
EDGE has the first “Hair Design & Rehab Studio” in Dubai. Our editor got a Hair Makeover by Beauty by Edge Dubai and she was absolutely thrilled with the results.
Natural Beauty kit from Glambox Dubai consists of five key products from The Face Shop.A leading global beauty brand, originating from Korea, THEFACESHOP brings together science, and the wisdom and goodness of nature to care for your skin like no other brand. From skincare and colour cosmetics, to hair and body care, THEFACESHOP offers a lovely selection of wholesome, lavish products that are quite simply the very best that natural beauty has to offer right now.
Launched in 2003, THEFACESHOP showed remarkable accomplishment in both Korea and overseas and strengthened its position as a global leading cosmetic brand. We offer wide range of SKU from head to toe providing a one-stop shopping for customers looking for young and trendy beauty products.
GlamBox.ME launched in December 2011 and is part of a global network already successful in key markets including South Africa, China, Russia and Brazil. It offers consumers in the Middle East a great way to keep up to date on seasonal make-up trends and test a set of luxury products hand selected by beauty experts
Say hello to healthy beautiful locks all day all night with Europe’s top hair brands Kebelo and Swell. Brought to United Arab Emirates (UAE) by Mohsin & Saleh, your mane will look more stylish, manageable and full of life.
Mohsin and Saleh, the exclusive distributor of the finest internationally-acclaimed professional beauty brands in the entire GCC and neighboring countries – Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, has unveiled the talk of the town hair care brands – Swell and Kebelo – in the region.
The company is focused in providing the hair-conscious clientele of UAE beautiful, frizz-free, healthy and shiny hair by supplying high-quality beauty and hair products. Ensuring that they provide the best in class products and services, Mohsin & Saleh is dedicated to educate hairdressers the right care, style and solutions for their customers and round the clock approachable customer service as well.
Mohsin & Saleh launches Europe’s top hair brands in Dubai – Kebelo and Swell hair care lines and solutions are the vanguard of creative hair care technology. Designed to address the most common hair problems such as frizz and fine, limp thinning hair, the naturally sourced products concentrate on targeting those concerns delivering remarkable result.
Kebelo, The Foundation of Beautiful Hair, has a unique, three-step smoothing treatment that simply leaves the hair beautifully frizz free and completely manageable for one hundred days.
The Kebelo ADVANTAGE smoothing system takes three simple steps: cleanse, treat and maintain. Using Kebelo pioneered carbocysteine hair technology that allow the treatment to support, strengthen and revitalize each strand from within, weak dull, frizzy, unhealthy hair is transformed to beautiful smooth locks filled with bounce and volume.
The new ADVANTAGE treatment takes only 1 hour to achieve and lasts for 100 days, and you can get a colour straight after.
Swell, the breakthrough hair care brand, is a complete system that creates beautiful shiny healthy hair, eradicating needs for gels, mousses etc. The brand is winner of Beauty Shortlist Award in 2014. It introduces three-step Swell System to bring volume and life to fine, limp and thinning hair.
1. Immediately adds volume
2. Stimulates hair follicles to create improved stronger growth (by up to 93%)
3. Reduces hair loss
Swell’s 3-step system of Advanced Volumizing Shampoo, Advanced Volumizing Conditioner and Root Nutrient Complex is designed to be used at every hair wash and is complemented by a treatment, the Advanced Volumizing Masque, and by the Ultimate Dry Shampoo which extends styling and adds additional volume.
Launched in 2002, Bio-Oil is a specialist skincare product from South Africa, formulated to help improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tone.
Bio-Oil consists of key ingredients including Vitamins, Calendula Oil, Lavender Oil, Rosemary Oil, Chamomile Oil and Purcellin Oil™.
Bio-Oil has won 80 skincare awards and has become the No.1 selling scar and stretch mark product in 11 countries. Bio-Oil is available across leading pharmacies in the UAE.
Formulated from natural plant extracts and vitamins, this product provides all essential nutrients to rejuvenate, restore all skin types. Bio-Oil helps reduce scars and stratch marks considerably.
Bio-Oil retails at AED 45 for 60ml and AED 75 for 125ml, and is available at leading pharmacies across the UAE such as United Pharmacy, Boots, Super Care and Life.
Sensodyne launches True White in Dubai with its dual action of being a toothpaste for sensitive teeth as well as whitening the teeth.
New independent research commissioned by Sensodyne has revealed that 84% of adults in the UAE are currently facing issues with sensitive teeth, with 40% of them claiming it is making them unhappy and 61% saying it is directly impacting their eating habits.
The research, conducted by YouGov, also shows that 82% of adults in the UAE are worried at some level about how their teeth look, with men surprisingly being just as concerned as women are. It has unveiled the UAE is a guilt-ridden Emirate, with three in five adults feeling guilty about the condition and look of their teeth, resulting in 30% of them not wanting to visit the dentist.
The way you feel about your teeth can have a huge impact on your daily life; for example nearly one third of people claim to not show their teeth or smile on photographs. New consumer habits also revealed that nearly one quarter of people avoid conversations with friends and family about teeth as it makes them feel uncomfortable and that 42% of adults gain their oral care habits from their parents, 26% from their families and 15% from their dentist.
It is recommended that Sensodyne True White is used twice a day everyday. It is now available at all leading supermarkets and pharmacies across the UAE.
Gold’s Gym UAE brings to you I Am Spa; where you can discover multitude treatments to relax and revive you.Access to the Spa facility is available for both Gold’s Gym UAE members and non-members. A spa-day package entitles one complimentary fitness class with spa access.
The treatments at I Am Spa aim to create a luxurious pampering experience. The treatments are made to rebalance, regenerate and renew a serene state of mind and body. There are two locations of the spa; Etihad Mall and Al Barsha Mall along with many more planned for the year of 2014.
Spa Facilities at Etihad Mall
I Am Spa located at Level 1 in Etihad Mall aims to provide clients with the perfect ambience for some relaxation time. The spa also includes a locker room, sauna, showers rooms for the convenience of its users. The spa timings are from 10 am – 10 pm every day except Fridays from 10am to 8:30pm.
Spa Facilities at Al Barsha Mall
The Spa is located on the Ground floor of Al Barsha Mall and aims to provide clients with the perfect ambience for some relaxation time. The spa also includes a locker room, sauna, showers rooms for the convenience of its users. The spa operation timings are from 10 am – 10 pm every day except Fridays from 10am to 8:30pm.
The spa offers a unique experience and delivers a vast array of treatments from around the world. To create a truly magical experience for you, I Am Spa offers over 24 kinds of Hair treatments, 4 Facials, 4 kinds of body treatments, 7 kinds of massages, 6 kinds of nail treatments, 2 kinds of make-up services, waxing and treading.