Luxury hotels pride themselves upon unique trademarks – heartfelt hospitality, iconic service, a coveted specialty – to uphold its status symbol. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is a class of its own, excelling in everything but most underrated of all, is the relaxing oasis of The Spa.
Having experienced some of The Spa’s exceptional body treatments in the past, we were thrilled at the prospect of a facial by haute French skincare brand Biologique Recherche. The Booster treatment would only take an hour and a half, with the promise to recharge our batteries and uplift tired skin, instantly.
Haute Couture Beauty
Before treatment commenced, Dr Stefan Lipp, a fellow doctor at Biologique Recherche Paris, for an introduction to the brand and the new La Grande Crème. As the latest member to the professional skincare line, the exquisite cream addresses age-related phenomena through observing genetic patterns of individual skin. The cutting-edge EpigenActiv of La Grande Crème possesses the clinical and professional expertise in modern beauty's skin-ageing concerns.
A preliminary to La Grande Crème’s bespoke treatments calls for a Skin Instant assessment – the friendly therapist began by examining the 5 conditions of our skin, explaining the levels of hydration, trans-epidermal water loss, elasticity, pigmentation and sebum controls. Individual results would indicate the specific skincare the therapist should use for current skin conditions.