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Real brides try: The Kerstin Florian Caviar Facial

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On trial: Editor-at-large Peta Hunt tries The Kerstin Florian Caviar Facial at The Spa at Coworth Park (coworthpark.com)

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The treatment…
Why waste expensive fish roe on blinis when you can put it on your face, that’s what I say. So, in pursuit of the perfect complexion, I headed for The Spa at Coworth Park in Berkshire for the decadence that is the Kerstin Florian Caviar Facial. With a similar structure to human cells, my therapist told me, caviar helps regenerate skin and boost collagen, making this a multi-tasking, anti-ageing facial that both hydrates and smooths. Not that I needed the sales pitch – she had me at regenerate and I was more than ready for the 85 minutes of bliss that began with a hand, arm and shoulder massage using myrrh and chamomile.  

Next stop heaven
What followed was a divine succession of deep cleansing, toning with rose mist, exfoliation, acupressure, a marine masque and that all-important Caviar Cell Vitale Ampoule. Unsurprisingly, I didn’t pay too much attention to the ingredients at the time – the blend of aromas, massage and the serene vibe that fills The Spa at Coworth quickly sent me (and my frown lines) floating away.

Is it worth £120?
In a word, yes. I came away feeling genuinely healthier – the way you do after a few days away – plus the lightness of the products meant my skin felt smooth and fresh for days afterwards. The location played a large part in re-charging my batteries too. Luxurious and spacious, it’s an awesome place to take your mum for a spoil-me treat. And yes, you guys at home, that is a hint!

Wedding-worthy rating: 5/5 for the bride to thank her ever-supportive mum! And if you can’t get down to Coworth, you can experience the range at home.  From £41 for the Caviar Rose Damascena Mist, or try the Caviar Pure Luxury Gift kit, £95, at kerstinflorian.co.uk

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