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#BeautyCrush: How I made my own Lush Fresh Face Mask

I’m sure most of you know of Lush, the ‘natural’ handmade beauty products. Well, talk about handmade, I got invited to their store in The Dubai Mall yesterday and actually got to make one of their fresh face masks!!

I chose the clarifying ‘Cup Cake Mask‘ which is really good in soothing the skin & getting rid of those impurities.

The recipe:

1. Linseed infusion

2. Glycerine

3. Cocoa powder (clarifying)

4. Rhassoul mud (which absorbs excess oil)

5. Fresh mint (for clearer & brighter skin)

6. Cocoa butter (to softens the skin)

6. Sandalwood oil to soothe & calm redness

Mix the whole lot and off you go! The mask has to be refrigerated and can only be kept for 3 weeks.

Apply the mixture on a clean skin, leave-on for 10 mins and rinse off for a clearer, brighter skin!

Oh and it smells gorgeous enough to eat (but don’t!)!!

These truly are handmade on a daily basis.

Lush Fresh Face "Cup Cake" Mask - AED45 for 75g

Lush Fresh Face “Cup Cake” Mask – AED45 for 75g

Whilst I was there, I bought myself a few treats which I’ll be sure to try out and review!

I selected the Porridge Soap which gently exfoliates the skin AND smells delicious, the Pop Corn Lip Scrub made of coconut and jojoba oils, sugar, sea salt and polenta which are the perfect mix to buff your lips to perfection and leave them smooth & moisturised and finally the amazing Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner.

Time to go try these little gems!!



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Healthy Food Crush under 300 calories… coming soon to The Dubai Mall!

Glam Foodies get ready for some tasty news!!

We all know Kcal? The healthy meal delivery service? Well, UAE born super brand Kcal Healthy Fast Food is coming to The Dubai Mall on May 5th.

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Founded by Andreas Borgmann and Mark Carroll in 2010, Kcal has been revolutionizing the fast food industry with its one of a kind concept where everything on the menu is under 300 calories!

From pasta-free lasagna, chocolate cakes and salads, to burgers (yeah you heard!), wraps, soups and smoothies, Kcal offers a variety of yummy dishes that keep you healthy and your wallet happy. I’ve actually tried their burger and it’s YUMMY!

With plans to have 8 outlets up and running by the end of the year and proposals for expansion into Abu Dhabi, Egypt and KSA, Kcal’s bringing a whole new meaning to the words Fast Food to hungry and healthy appetites across the Middle East.

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