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Mother’s Day beauty treatments

Splash out and spoil mum this Mother’s Day with one of these brilliant beauty treatments

Written by
Miriam Bouteba
Exotic beauty with the Omorovicza pop-up
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  • Park Lane

Popping up in the Four Seasons for a couple of weeks, Budapest-based beauty brand Omorovicza has teamed up with Chelsea Physic Garden to create the ultimate relaxation room. Based in the already-swish spa on the 10th floor – boasting the sort of views that being that high up will offer – you can treat your mama to a fantastic facial. It involves ‘Hungarian Moor Mud’, a rose-scented gold mask, white truffle enzymes and a facial massage – basically all the things needed to wipe off the years of stress you’ve inflicted on her.

Until Sunday April 2, 10am-5pm. £50. See for details.

The works from ESPA Life at Corinthia
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  • Whitehall

Just up the road from Larry the Cat’s pad (Number 10) is one of our city’s smartest hotels, complete with a beautifully peaceful spa. And it’s offering the mother of all pamper packages: first up is either a 60-minute massage or facial, then a manicure or pedicure, before a Daniel Galvin blow dry. Once the sprucing is complete, a champagne lunch will be served in the spa lounge. And… relax.

£255. Available daily throughout March. See for details.

Fizz and facials with Jurlique

Fizz and facials with Jurlique

On usually-not-very-relaxing-at-all Oxford Street, Aussie beauty brand Jurlique is offering a mother and daughter pampering package. After greeting you at the store in the best way – with a glass of pink fizz – beauty experts will give you a skin consultation. You and your mum will then be whisked away to the treatment room for rose facials, followed by hand and foot rituals – which will leave you ready to pound the pavement together. It’s £40 to book but that’s redeemable against their lovely skincare range. 

489 Oxford St, W1C 2AU. Until Sun March 26. See for details.

Help her put her feet up with Margaret Dabbs
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  • Nail salons
  • Soho

Mums spend a lot of their time on their feet (most of it because they’re running after brats like you). So get her to take a load off – while saying thank you (and sorry) – at Marylebone’s Margaret Dabbs clinic. The podiatrist will spend 45 minutes overhauling ma’s feet with a medical pedicure. But as this is London and it’s not quite sandal weather, her hands will also be made beautiful with a supreme manicure, in which her nails will be reconditioned, her hands hydrated and her talons polished. All this comes with a glass of champs, natch.

7 New Cavendish St, W1G 8UU. £135. See for details.

Speed-sprucing at Elizabeth Arden

Speed-sprucing at Elizabeth Arden

If you’re planning a full day of activities with your mum, mooching round the shops and galleries, before dinner and the theatre, then you may not have time for a full-on pamper sesh. Happily, Elizabeth Arden has pioneered a 15-minute service and it’s available across the capital at all their counters. ‘Tone It Up Town’ involves micro-current technology to tone and lift the skin, followed by  hydrating advanced ceramide capsules. At £15, it’s a bargain, but even that’s redeemable against a purchase so your mum can walk off with a lipgloss, too.

Various locations. See for details.

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