Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Now's Your Chance to Lie T Back and Be Pampered like a Royal

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Now's Your Chance to Lie T Back and Be Pampered like a Royal

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Byline: Jasmine Gardner

LET'S be honest. For us Londoners, the royal wedding is really our wedding. Yes, r fine, f Kate and William might be the ones K tying the knot, but we still feel entitled to a party -- and a new outfit. d That's why, to truly get into the spirit of the nuptials, it's only right that we let ourselves be treated like princes and princesses too. And to help us do that, spas across the capital have put together royal wedding beauty packages for the would-be Middletons and Windsors among us.


Prepare to let your whole day disappear ... This includes a Four Hands Massage, where two therapists work at the same time, and an Advanced Facial and Mini Manicure, plus a blow dry over the road at Matthew Alexander and a glass of champagne from Mews of Mayfair. [pounds sterling]300 for 3hrs 30mins, Elemis day-spa, 2-3 Lancashire Court, W1, 0870 410 4210, Until May 31.

Because princesses are never unruly, Equus hair has launched a smoothing Keratin treatment to give your hair the proper decorum. This will keep hair sleek and shiny for 12 weeks, or a quicker version (the Temporary Instant Princess) will sort you out for just three days, over the special occasion.

[pounds sterling]195 or [pounds sterling]35 (Temporary), Equus Hair, 176 Brompton Road, SW3, 020 7584 0105, Designed for brides-to-be and their bridesmaids (or anyone else who fancies it), the royal package includes an Oxygen Infusion facial, Everlasting Gel Nails from Jessica Nails, an Aromatherapy Massage and a Hot Wax treatment.

[pounds sterling]335 (full package) for four-and-a-half hrs, The Chelsea Day Spa, 69a King's Road, SW3, 020 7351 0911, Queen for a Day at Bliss Because it's the royal wedding, Bliss has decided to give stuff away. If you book in for the Triple Oxygen Treatment -- a cleansing, exfoliating and hydrating facial -- you get a mani or pedi thrown in. …

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