Summer is traditionally hot in this region and the unrelenting heat can lead to premature ageing of the skin, wrinkles, marks, dry skin, and even skin cancer over time. Therefore, the hottest season of the year requires careful thought for your skin.
Cool off with the summer special spa therapy from Softouch Spa, which offers a synergic blend of therapeutic and rejuvenating treatments based on Oriental spa rituals.
Tropical Oasis – Yoghurt wrap with mango passion fruit
Experience a refreshing combination of mango passion fruit and yoghurt in a body wrap, followed by a Balinese massage. Mango passion fruit contains an exfoliating enzyme, which helps in removing dead skin cells and surface dirt. It contains 85 percent water to help in hydrating the skin in this scorching heat while the yoghurt wrap nourishes the skin.
The Balinese massage uses a harmonious combination of stretching and acupressure techniques to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen and ‘chi’ (energy) around your body to bring relaxation and wellness. The Balinese massage is ideal for weary travellers.
Duration: 120 minutes Price: Only AED850
Softouch spa also advises on how to keep safe during the summer season:
Slow down: Strenuous activities should be reduced, eliminated, or rescheduled to the coolest time of the day.
Dress for summer: Lightweight, light-coloured clothing reflects heat and sunlight, and helps your body maintain a normal temperatures. Cover all exposed skin with a high SPF sunscreen.
Drink plenty of water or other non-alcoholic fluids: Drink plenty of fluids even if you don’t feel thirsty. Avoid coffee and tea because they contain caffeine, which increases water loss through urination. Alcoholic drinks also dehydrate by increasing Urination. Soda and fruit juices contain more sugar than needed, so they aren’t absorbed as easily or quickly as water or commercial sports drinks. Eat frequent small, lower protein meals (fruits, vegetables and salads).
Spend more time in air-conditioned places: Air conditioning in homes and other buildings markedly reduces danger from the heat.
Don’t get too much sun: Sunburn makes the job of heat dissipation that much more difficult.