Pink is punk! Now in its eleventh year, Ignite’s Pink is Punk campaign for breast cancer awareness month throughout October is a great excuse to kick off the winter season with some fun-packed action that's also for a good cause. For swimming, running, yoga and SUP visit for details.


Must-try beauty buy We are loving everything from the wonderful organic Zahara skincare line. All products have zero chemicals, are 100 percent natural, not tested on animals and produced on organic farms in Kashmir and the Middle East. Check out their cherry oil, blended with turmeric and saffron and great for fighting pigmentation and dark circles while giving a lovely natural glow. Dhs90, DM on Instagram to order.


Sparkle Up! Swarovski is taking the rose gold trend and making it even more feminine with some added sparkle on their sunnies. With a range of shapes including classic cat-eye, rounded and larger frames, a pair from this collection will offer an instant glamour edge to any wardrobe. Prices start at Dhs810.

Healthy treats

Doubly delicious Twin sisters Maha and Nada Safa have teamed up to create Pastel Cakes – a cake company offering decadent delights for every diet, including keto, vegan and gluten-free. Offering online order option and same-day delivery within 40 minutes in certain areas! Call 800PASTEL for details.

Eating out

Calorie kickers You know those times when you want to eat out with the family without blowing the health goals? Cafe Bateel the globally-renowned Mediterranean café and restaurant now offers healthy seasonal selection of appetisers, salads, main courses and desserts. From avocado and green tomato bruschetta to braised beef shorts ribs, health food gets a yummy makeover here that even kids will love. With recipes to suit all dietary needs, such as gluten-free, this will be a guaranteed hit with all the family. Visit

For mums who lunch Blending tastes from all over England’s vibrant capital city, The London Project is an effortlessly-stylish eatery at Bluewaters Island and a gorgeous new spot for everything from coffee with gal pals to a romantic dinner date. Visit

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