After a long week of early mornings and late nights your skin can feel a little lacklustre and weary. So what better way to perk it up, than a firming facial to get your glow back and make you look a few years younger?

EW’s Fashion and Beauty Assistant Alexandra puts the Organic AHA Paprika Facial to the test.


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Start your experience with a fruity juice drink and skin consultation before heading to your treatment room, ready for 75 minutes of pure bliss.

First up, all daily grime and make-up will be thoroughly cleansed away to ensure you’re ready for the treats ahead.

Next comes the good stuff, the AHA Fruit Pulp Mask; smoothed on with a thin layer of Paprika Herbal Treatment on top. Expect a little tingling and a wonderful warm sensation as the mask gets to work.

While you wait, the therapist will give you a stress-relieving arm massage using a good-enough-to-eat coconut scented body lotion.

Once the mask is removed, a calming chamomile tonic is smoothed over your face prepping for the next treat; a stonecrop mask mixed with menthol rosehip.

And just when you think you’ve had enough masks to last months, another is applied. This time it’s a 10 minute-firming mask, mixed with liquorice root to ensure your contours are left toned and tight.

As you lie back blissfully relaxed the therapist then further indulges your senses with a fifteen-minute foot massage.

To complete your indulgent treatment, a cucumber and mint soufflé is massaged into your skin, followed by a spritz of hydrating mist, a bamboo-infused firming fluid, moisturiser and eye serum!!



This luxurious treatment will leave you with a fresh, firm face that looks as though you’ve had a week in The Maldives. This might become our new monthly indulgence! But beware sensitive skin beauties, the Paprika Treatment tingles.


The 75-minute Organic AHA Paprika Facial including a super relaxing 15-minute foot massage costs Dhs450. For more information, call (04) 4298665