Madinat Jumeirah

Follow these top  five tips to help you look and feel your best for your Big Day…


To ensure there are no last-minute meltdowns when you’re being zipped into your dress on the big day, Al Qasr’s spa has an all-encompassing solution. The Get In Shape bridal package includes everything you need to be preened and polished, with eight weeks of unlimited yoga classes, a 24-carat gold hammam, three facials, six detoxing infrared sauna sessions and a bridal mani-pedi. The package is priced at Dhs5,795. For more information visit



Laura Mercier

Don’t let surprise imperfections mar your big day – be prepared with Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage concealer, which masks dark circles, discolorations and minor imperfections. Worn by the likes of Alexa Chung, this is a beauty essential for every photo-ready moment. Available in eight different variations, each compact contains a unique two shade system, making it possible for every woman to custom-blend her own perfect cover-up. Dhs155, Bloomingdale’s, Dubai.



Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Alleviate wedding-related stress from your body and mind at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s Talise Ottoman Spa. The Blissful Beginnings package is specifically designed to banish the bridezilla from soon-to-be-weds both outside and in. The treatments consist of a traditional Turkish hammam, a stress relieving massage and a radiance facial. Dhs1,449. For more information, visit




Brides come in all shapes and sizes. Here are some great guide exercise classes tailored for specific goals:

Blast Fat: Circuit training combines cardio and strength training to burn fat and sculpt muscle, helping you burn more calories. Try Circuit Factory, with locations across Dubai.

Tone Up: TRX training is an effective total body workout, which utilises your own body weight to help tone and toughen your body. Machka Beauty and Body Design offer one-on-one TRX training, priced at Dhs1,200 for 6 sessions.

Relax: Brides to be in search of serenity can practice yoga and meditation in a unique, scenic location with one of Dubai’s many outdoor yoga schools. EB recommends Urban Yoga’s classes at Zabeel Park.



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Urban Decay All Nighter Make-up Setting Spray is a must for all blushing brides. The formula keeps foundation, eye shadow, blush and concealer in place, preventing it from smudging or melting – a priority if your wedding is in the UAE. With up to 16 hours staying power, it’ll take you from the ceremony to reception and long into the small hours. Dhs127, Sephora.


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