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23 Carat Gold Facial Ceremony

£115 –  1 hour 10 minutes

The philosophy behind the package draws heavily on the traditional Moroccan beauty rituals practiced in the harem, fusing the oriental-inspired La Sultane de Saba collection with the unique transporting setting offered by The Spa. Treatment works on all five senses, making you feel bathed in light while the luxurious ingredients including pearl extract, gold particles, caviar extract and prized oils work to give you a luminous complexion. The delicate particles of crushed precious stones and pearls make the scrub glide over your skin leaving it soft and supple. La Sultane de Saba products are formulated in a way that allows skin to absorb the restorative and age-combating properties of the noble ingredients to a dramatic effect. These treasured substances are made to work to enhance your biggest treasure: your well-being.

The secret to Cleopatra’s beauty is believed to be that every night she slept in a gold mask. Centuries later The Spa in Dolphin Square is following in this elusive queen’s footsteps with new treatments that celebrate the healing power of gold.  For centuries women have cherished the virtues of gold as a true beauty anti-ageing secret.  Using gold as the main precious ingredient will awaken the skin leaving it with a shimmering radiant glow.

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23 Carat Gold Ceremony

£210 – 2 hours 25 minutes

This head to toe treatment encapsulates the beauty secrets of youthful, radiant skin. Begin with the ancient cleansing Hammam ritual, then melt into a full body massage using precious oils and
gold minerals. Relax in an indulgent cocoon of gold while you enjoy a luxurious 55 minute gold facial.

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Gold shimmering

As winter descends, it is even more important to protect and nourish your skin and our Moroccan themed spa has introduced two new gold-infused treatments to enhance a youthful and glowing complexion. The new Golden Sands Ritual begins with a Hammam to remove the dead skin followed by a full body massage using oils infused with gold minerals to illuminate the skin. The ritual concludes with a Moroccan platter of flat bread and hummus served with a reviving Mint Tea.

The new Golden Goddess treatment showcases the anti-oxidant properties of Morrocco’s very own Argan Oil, known as Liquid Gold. The Argan Facial cleanses and nourishes the skin allowing the liquid gold, rich in vitamin E, to work its magic by penetrating the skin resulting in a glowing complexion.

Why Gold?

Untarnished, serene, eternal, gold used to be thought the flesh of gods. People ingested it hoping to feel its mystical properties. Today we know the value of gold beyond the aesthetic: when put to service our well-being, gold can heal.

The healing and anti-aging effects of gold particles are unleashed in the new groundbreaking La Sultane de Saba 23 Carat Gold Facial Ceremony, now available from The Spa in Dolphin Square.

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Ingredients, benefits and traditions

The 23 Carat Gold range has been developed by the multi-award winning specialist spa brand, La Sultane de Saba. Their foundling principles closely parallel The Spa’s ethos of brinning the traditional Moroccan wellness and grooming rituals to the modern 21st century audience. La Sultane de Saba is a family-owned French brand – the family are originally from Morocco and therefore many of the beauty secrets have been passed through their direct ancestry from mother to daughter, using precious essences from the mysterious Eastern lands to present the most authentic and effective rituals and highest quality recipes.

With the 23 Carat Gold range, La Sultane de Saba has delved deeper into the treasures of ancient time and brought the cherished virtues of precious gold minerals to enhance beauty and restore a youthful complexion with natural radiance.

Why is 23 carat gold used?

You might have heard about the 24 Carat Gold treatments before, how are the 23 Carat Gold Facial and Body Ceremony different? The answer to this lies in the form of gold used for these treatments. In order to fully tap the healing and anti-ageing properties of this element, the gold is included in the product in the form of mineral particles. In cosmetics, it is necessary to combine gold with silver to produce gold powder, which results in the 23ct gold particles.

Use of gold particles enhaces the effects, which include:

  • antioxidant properties which are ten times stronger than hyaluronic acid
  • stimulating the microcirculation
  • reducing wrinkles and fine lines
  • bringing radiance and luminocity to the skin.

Harnessing 23-carat gold mineral particles with luscious caviar extract, hyaluronic acid and Mother of Pearl for a powerful, anti-ageing, nourishing treatment which provides the complexion with a surge of vitamins, essential amino-acids and trace elements. Beginning with a cleansing and refining exfoliation to enliven and energise the complexion. A honey balm, enriched with gold pearls and caviar extract, then glides across the face, neck and décolleté for a firming massage, giving particular attention to smoothing the eye contour and neck area. The balm transforms into 3 different textures – from a micro-emulsion, thickening to resemble honey, then into a milky gel, for a unique and purifying professional massage.

Two masks are applied, firstly a pure honey mask providing an abundance of goodness followed by a radiance-enhancing, anti-ageing gold mask whilst a relaxing head and scalp massage encourages the mind to relax and the dreams to flow. Finishing with an anointing the complexion with anti-ageing elixir serum followed by gold moisturiser, combining gold particles with caviar, argan oil and Vitamin E to complete this exceptional facial. This opulent facial smoothes wrinkles, reduces puffiness whilst restoring firmness and luminosity.

The ceremony

This complete treatment harnesses these most precious ancient wellbeing secrets using 23-carat gold to adorn the face and body restoring a youthful, radiant glow and revitalized soul where you’ll sparkle from within. Beginning with a top-to-toe gold cleansing ritual to restore silky-soft and supple skin. Then melt into a full-body, de-stress massage using precious oils with gold minerals. As your skin absorbs the many skin enhancing treasures, your mind drifts into a state of exceptional relaxation. Whilst cocooned in an envelopment of gold, an in-depth 60min anti-ageing gold Facial is carried out.

This is a complete replenishing, anti-ageing treatment where sheer decadence prevails throughout. You will leave utterly relaxed, with luminous skin that shimmers with youth, health and vitality.

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