It might seem a little early to start planning for the holidays, but you can bet your Christmas stockings they’re going to creep up faster than you can say “2017.”
To make sure you’re ready to look your best no matter how you celebrate, Auriga Spa at Capella Singapore is bringing you a high-impact, ultra-luxe facial designed to get your skin brightened, tightened and glowing for the next three months.
The Rose Diamond Lifting Facial uses the spa’s The Organic Pharmacy range for a powerful, 90-minute treatment that works the skin over to erase signs of dullness and tiredness (and let’s be honest, 90 minutes is the perfect amount of time for a power nap, which is just as useful to restoring youth).
The facial uses not one or two, but three sessions of exfoliation to make sure your skin presents its very best layers to the world, but that also all nutrients get into it as fast as possible.
But before all this happens, it makes sense to spend a little bit of time enjoying Auriga Spa’s many facilities. Their Jacuzzi, steam and sauna rooms are elegantly relaxing. Even when crowded, the spa has a quiet feel, making it a great place to wind down in.
The healing properties of the facial’s ingredients are put to use even before you lie down. A few drops of The Organic Pharmacy’s Beauty Drops, packed full of ginseng and blueberry are added to a glass of water for you to sip pre-treatment. They can also be added to the brand’s serum for a more direct impact on the skin.
The Organic Pharmacy’s Rose Diamond range contains a special form of hydrating, hyaluronic acid that penetrates the skin quickly for an instant lifting effect. To begin, the Rose Diamond Exfoliating Cleansing Cream, is used for the first exfoliation. This acts as a peel mask and is infused with diamond dust along with papaya enzymes for a gentle but thorough exfoliation.
Next, a tonic is spritzed onto the skin, which in turn enhances the use of the microdermabrasion machine for even more intense (but still gentle) exfoliation. Finally the Rose Diamond Oxygen Gel is applied with and massaged into the skin in a firming and invigorating massage, before the Rose Diamond Face Cream and Eye Cream are applied.
Those with sensitive skin might find the exfoliation process causes the skin to go red, but this quickly fades away and what you are left with is calm, clear and very smooth skin. It might seem intense but the triple exfoliation is actually quite gentle while still being effective.
Available till the end of December, the facial is the perfect preparation for the holidays, or even as a gift. The facial is priced at S$320++ for 90-minutes.
Auriga Spa, Capella Singpore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297, www.capellahotels.com/singapore