In this article, Chic Icon offers its shortlist of the top beauty spots in Dubai to get you prepped for the New Year. From divine spa days to tantalizing nail technicians, these hotspots will keep your skin flawless, and your body rejuvenated. We view well-being as an individual holistic effort, meaning that each aspect of your body and mind must be in accordance with each other for ultimate levels of wellness. Therefore, we find it essential to care for your internal appearance just as much as your external appearance.
We have previously offered tips and tricks for maintaining confidence, body treatments to restore ideal body shape, and destinations worldwide to aid you on your quest for first-class beauty. With the New Year rapidly approaching, the team at Chic Icon believes that everyone deserves to enter the year 2023 with great confidence – so take care of yourself and have a look at some of our favorite wellness places in Dubai.
First up, we have the luxurious Bulgari Resort and Spa, located on Jumeira Bay Island in Dubai. Bulgari has perfected the holiday program with its elegance and exuberant Italian charm, offering New Year’s Eve countdown celebrations and specialty festive set menus and gifts. Not to mention, Bulgari offers its first-ever yacht club that overlooks a 46-boat harbor and exemplifies the charm of a Mediterranean atmosphere in Dubai.
In addition to countless exercise programs, the Bulgari Spa works in tandem with the resort’s Workshop to provide innovative wellness facilities, including a couple’s suite, a hammam, seven individual treatment rooms, a 25-meter-long indoor pool, and an idyllic vitality pool, inspired by the ancient Caracalla Roman baths. The fitness club offers ocean views and in-house personal training to stimulate the senses and deliver guests the ultimate holistic experience. Suitable for both men and women, the Bulgari Spa melts away stress and tension as the spirit and mind find peace.
Our recommendation? The Augustinus Bader Exclusive Bvlgari Facial to contour, revitalize, and restorate your face in 90 min.
Ranim & John’s Beauty Salon
Our next destination on the list is the multifaceted, unisex RJ Beauty Salon, offering numerous top-tier beauty services, from makeup and hair styling to nail services and creative coloring. The power duo consists of celebrity makeup artist Ranim, who studied hair and makeup design at the esteemed Canadian University in Dubai, and celebrity hairstylist John, a professional creative technician expert who uses a holistic approach to accentuate clients’ unique style and beauty.
The studio is located on the 13th floor of the Address Fountain Views Hotel and offers a wide range of highest-level beauty salon services. The theme of the salon coincides with the underlying concept of the hotel, emphasizing the restorative and calming properties found in nature. The furniture and interior design is colored in shades of beige and white – channeling the elements of earth and air – and the serene background music keeps guests relaxed throughout their beauty journey.
When here it’s a must to try the celebrity red carpet look makeup by Ranim and hair styling by John! They know most kept as secret industry tricks that will make you look very natural and glowing at the same time. They will make you fall in love with yourself again! The company also brings in a specialist that prepares daily masks on the spot and contracts experts from Russia that specializes in nail art – the perfect addition to your New Year’s look!
Our favorite part of RJ Salon? The versatility – the duo offers a broad variety of makeup and hairstyling services, including bridal looks, evening look, hair coloring, hair treatments, and nail services. Don’t forget to book an appointment here for your celebrity New Year’s Eve look!
Talise Ottoman Spa
If this list were to include rankings, the Talise Ottoman Spa would be the pre-eminent winner. The opulence that this group brings to the spa industry is unmatched. The color schemes, treatment programs, hospitality, and attentiveness culminate in the elite luxury experience. Offering various unique organic treatments, Talise focuses its programs on the centuries-old tradition of the hammam. Marble carvings and Turkish mosaics cover the spa’s walls and bring a sense of community to those who are fortunate enough to spend time inside.
Delve into the storied past of the Ottoman heritage and treat yourself for the New Year with this indulgent, award-winning spa at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Enjoy an aromatic Arabian tea or beverage while you meander the hushed spa walkways and allow your senses to mingle with the exotic oils that aerate the building. Most of the services at the Talise Ottoman Spa are over an hour long, allowing for maximum comfort and unwinding from the stress of daily life. Group personal training events are available for small business retreats, and although the booking process is relatively simple, we recommend reserving a spot ahead of time.
Bear the elements in style – Talise offers enchanting private snow rooms and salt-water thalassotherapy pools.
Persona Image Lab Dubai
In terms of contemporary beauty salons for high society, Persona Image Lab Dubai is one of the most fitting options in the city. Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day and located at The Residences at Marina Gate 1, the longstanding Russian salon franchise has developed techniques and practices that have propelled it to the pinnacle of the beauty and wellness industries. Maintaining over 80 salons in Russia (as of 2019) and serving countless celebrities across Eastern Europe and Asia, Persona Image Lab has over 1,200 dedicated specialists and attends to over one million clients annually.
The company’s mission is to create beauty with love – consciously, responsibly, and sensually – and prides itself on being more than just a beauty salon. The “Image Laboratory” methodology allows the Persona Image Lab beauty experts the discretion to take a holistic approach. Specialists analyze each component of their client’s well-being to deliver personalized services, in effect making massage and beauty therapy an integral part of a healthy lifestyle for modern women.
Helmed by salon director Julia Podgornaya, the waterfront location is the one and only Persona Image Lab branch in Dubai and all the beauticians are qualified from Russia with the highest standart. The studio offers a broad spectrum of services from hair treatment to body care, including professional nail technicians, state-of-the-art pedicure and manicure stations, a star brow bar, skin treatments, waxing, and makeup services, and even offers a range of professional body and face treatments to keep your skin tight & rejuvenated heading into the New Year.
Why choose Persona Image Lab? High-grade materials from renowned brands, qualified experts with proven experience, and above all, visible and measured results with their signature face and body treatments.
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