Russians formulated one of the best hammam rituals. Egyptians have created milk & honey body wrap for smoother skin. Swedish and Thai structured their own massages for ultimate zen.
Get the best of what each of them has to offer with today's deal: Cleopatra detox package with Thai or Swedish massage, Russian bath, and milk & honey body wrap for ladies at Bint Al Sharq Spa for AED 139 instead of AED 400, saving you 65%, worth AED 400.
60-minute full body massage
Enter the newest relaxation hub along Sheikh Zayed Road, just beside Crowne Plaza Hotel. Let Bint Al Sharq's friendly staff welcome you and let you feel at home as you choose your massage between:
- Thai massage - Thai massage combines different techniques such as trigger point treatments, myofascial techniques, neuromuscular and manual therapy. Hence, more than the physical relaxation, the stretches are helpful in increasing mobilitity and flexibility of the muscles. As it is a mix of yoga stretching, meditation, acupressure, exercise movement and reflexology, this healing art helps in detoxification of the body, enhanced blood circulation. lower blood pressure and complete muscle relaxation.
- Swedish massage - Using a variety of long and short stroking, kneading, pressure and flowing movements all over the body, Swedish massage has been known for years to relieve muscle tension and relax the whole body and mind. Mainly used for deep relaxation, Sweish massage is a holistic approach to reduce stress and anxiety, relieve tired and stiff joints and Increase energy levels by invigorating the body’s natural systems.
Russian bath scrub ritual and milk & honey body wrap
After your relaxing massage, indulge in the traditional Russian Bath by starting off in the sauna room for around 10 minutes are until body is fully perspired. Then, you will have to lie down while your spa therapist will further slip you through relaxation with a special massage using herbal leaves with natural healing properties known to smoothen skin and detoxify pores. Once this is done, you will have to immediately take a dip in their tub of cold water.
This sudden change in temperature allows your pores to close while absorbing the herbal nutrients. Then, you will be asked to rest for about five minutes or so. On your second cycle, after you are done with another couple of minutes in the sauna, your therapist will apply honey and salt to your body. These are known to also detoxify your skin, remove dead skin cells and nurture soft skin. Then, you'll have to quickly take a dip again in the cold tub. Another rest period of about five minutes and onto the third cycle.
Enjoy the sauna once more and once the sweat starts to come out, a Cleopatra mix of salt and milk will be applied to your skin. As a final application, milk will ensure that as your pores close for the cold tub dip, your body will absorb the anti-ageing properties of milk, with the aid of salt's rejuvenating nutrients. Then, take your last dip at the cold tub.
This ritual is popular as excessive heat stimulates sweating, thus removing unwanted materials from the blood and improving the work of the kidneys. Sweating also releases excess water and salt from the body and opens the skin pores, cleaning it and making it softer and fresher. Taking a cold tub dip after sweating helps your body fully absorb the nutrients. The process helps rid the muscles of excess lactic acid. Dilated blood vessels increase the flow of oxygen to muscles, reduces swelling and aids in the repair of tears.
about Bint Al Sharq
Bint Al Sharq Spa is the newest relaxation hub along Sheikh Zayed Road. Conveniently located in Blue Tower, beside Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bint Al Sharq specializes on signature body treatments such as body baths, scrubs, massages and slimming treatments. It is also a full-service salon with services for hair and nail care.