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Alila Jabal Akhdar’s Winter Beauty Tips

Indulge in a Winter getaway this year at the recently opened Alila Jabal Akhdar, the unique destination resort overlooking a stunning gorge in the Al Hajar Mountains, Oman. Spa Alila offers unique treatments that blend ancient Asian healing techniques with age-old beauty recipes using Alila Living products, all made from natural and high quality ingredients rich in nutrients for healing with therapeutic qualities all sourced from the local mountains. 


The Alila Hotel & Resorts Group Director of Spas and Development, Steve Jeisman shares his Winter tips: “The key to skin survival in the winter is keeping it hydrated inside and out. Drink at least two litres of water per day and maintain a vigilant ritual of Alila Living oils, balms and lotions. The following tips should help you maintain a vibrant moist complex”.

Nourishing Facial Oil
For retaining the delicate elasticity on facial areas during the cold, dry climates. “A wonderfully delicate, yet highly-nourishing, sweet and floral blend with a bitter-spicy undertone, gracefully followed by the enchanting yet deliciously-lingering soft, sweet and woody aroma of pure sandalwood essential oil,” noted Steve.
Key attributes:
Combining essential oils in this product helps to combat the everyday harshness that weathers our skin. This nourishing facial oil focuses on treating dry and sun damaged skin with the added bonus of hydration with essential vitamins. Skin feels detoxed, relaxed and rejuvenated by the calming effects of Sandalwood, Avocado and Neroli orange blossoms which give a delicate natural floral fragrance to the product. This delightful mix contains elements which have medicinal benefits as well as factors which encourages skin renewal, slows ageing and improves circulation. 
Ingredients: PerseaGratissima (Avocado) Oil, AleuritesMoluccana (Kukui) Nut Oil, OleaEuropaea (Olive) Oil, OenotheraBiennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, TriticumVulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Oil, Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Flower Oil.
Price: 20ml for AED 92 (USD 25) 

Ginger Lemon Lip Balm
To protect our lips from harsh winds and keeping them smooth and moisturised, Alila Living’s Botanical Lip Balms are designed for active people who are often exposed to climate changes. 
Key attributes:
“Our Botanical Lip Balms will leave your lips perfectly protected from the elements; containing a 100% pure, plant-based ingredients that are protein-rich and packed with vitamins and minerals.” noted Steve. 
Alila Living’s Lip Balms use only pure essential oils sourced ethically from around the globe. This Ginger Lemon Lip Balm is reminiscent of fresh cut ginger tea with lots of fresh lemon wedges. A gorgeous blend of ginger root essence complimented with pure lemon and lemon myrtle essential oils,this delightful combination produces a sparkling fresh and citrusy punch.
Ingredients: RicinusCommunis (Castor) Oil, AleuritesMoluccana (Kukui) Nut Oil, Beeswax, CocosNucifera (Coconut) Oil, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Oil, Honey, Vegetable Glycerin, TriticumVulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, ZingiberOfficinale (Ginger) Oil, Citrus MedicaLimonum (Lemon) Oil, BackhousiaCitriodora  (Lemon Myrtle) Oil, RosmarinusOfficinalis (Rosemary) Extract.
Price: 20ml for AED37 (USD10)

Signature Massage Blend
“When the cold weather sets in, muscles can stiffen and joints may ache resulting in uncomfortable tightness. Alila Living Massage Blends intensely hydrate and replenish the skin with necessary essential vitamins and minerals,” added Steve.
Key attributes:
As well as being nourishing, protein-rich and moisturising, these ingredients increase skin functionality, letting the skin breathe, and maintain elasticity. The oil relieves tension and nervous exhaustion and is an effective use for battling migraines and insomnia. It revitalizes, loosens tight muscles and is useful for all types of skin problem.
Ingredients: CocosNucifera (Coconut) Oil, AleuritesMoluccana (Kukui) Nut Oil, CanariumIndicum (Molucca) Almond Oil, LavandulaAngustifolia (Lavender) Oil, CymbopoganFlexuosus (Lemongrass) Oil, TriticumVulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, CanangaOdorata (Cananga) Flower Oil, RosmarinusOfficinalis (Rosemary) Extract.
Price: 100ml for AED77 (USD21)
All products are available for purchase at Alila Jabal Akhdar and other Alila Hotels & Resorts or shop online