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Tried & Tested: The Cure

 Last Thursday, I got to try one of Dubai’s leading wellness and beauty lounge – The Cure. What a way to start the weekend, right?

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The Cure is located at Dubai Media City (Building 10, BBC World – ground floor). My appointment was at 4 and I arrived 10 minutes late because parking is not easy to find in this area — so be early. 

They were playing FRIENDS at the reception area … that’s + 100 points in my book! I like them already… 😀

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5 MOST REQUESTED TREATMENTS FROM THE CURE
  1. Spanish Facial Massage 
  2. Guaza ‘Buffalo Horn’ Facial Massage 
  3. Honey Anti-Cellulite Massage 
  4. Nimue Mesotherapy 
  5. Semi-permanent Eyelashes 
I requested for the Honey Anti-Cellulite Massage because 1 – I love massages! and 2 – I have cellulite. LOL! However, the therapist who was specialized to do the treatment had to go to the hospital for an emergency. They offered a Swedish Massage instead. I’m more than happy to oblige. 
 
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And since I try to limit my “me time” away from home (ie, salon visits), I asked if I could have my nails and eyebrow threading done as well. 
 
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Look at this wall of nail polishes!! 

Alas! They are fully booked. So tip #2, book your treatments in advance! 

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Flor (my therapist) took me to the treatment room. She gave the usual instructions and then left me to have some privacy. After a while, she came back and worked her magic on me. The massage was heavenly.  Tip #3, ask for Flor!!

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After the massage, she told me that my shoulders and neck are tensed. This is due to stress, she said. I told her that this is really my problem area. She then shyly told me that I actually fell asleep during the massage. HAHA! It was that good!

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She helped me wipe off the oil from my body with a warm towel, which was quite a treat. She also prepared some green tea with mint for me which was waiting at the reception area. I sipped my tea and lingered for a few minutes, observing how they treat other guests who just came in. 

I enjoyed my massage immensely. However, the drive back to Al Nahda … not so much! I would visit regularly if I lived near the area. But since I’m from the other side of Dubai, visits to The Cure would be for extremely special occasions. 

You can visit The Cure at the below branches:

The Cure – DMC
Dubai Media City, Bldg. 10 – BBC World – GF
04 3916485

The Cure Greens Community 
Park & Shop Plaza
04 8830818

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and check their website for more information : www.thecure.ae

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Disclaimer: I was a guest at The Cure Dubai however all opinions are mine and remains uninfluenced as always. 

Mom, Partner, Sister, Daughter, Friend. Pinay Blogger currently living in Dubai, UAE. I blog about expat life, beauty, food, being a mom … and everything else in between.

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