Support Local! This Month Is All About Hitting The Beach With Some Of Our Fave Small Businesses
There’s nothing we love more than supporting the amazing mamapreneurs and homegrown businesses here in our desert city – and we’re constantly amazed by the amount of talent and motivation that inspires so many of Dubai’s residents to set up the coolest product lines and services! From rehydrating face masks to Dubai themed beachwear and much more, these are the local brands that we’re turning to for our beach holidays this month!
Rosehip Radiance Mask from Alaya Trading
All that sunshine and a/c = parched skin (which leads to wrinkles you know…). Perfect for dry/sensitive skin, Pai’s Rosehip Rapid Radiance Mask deeply replenishes your skin with an intensive hydration boost. It also calms redness and restores radiance to dull skin for an instant glow! This certified organic mask is now available at www.alaya.ae, an online boutique featuring natural, organic and effective beauty essentials so you can feel good about what’s going on (& into) your body – YAY!
Use code SASSYALAYA15 for 15% off until 31/07 midnight
Boys Beachwear by DXBeach
Why should girls have all the fun? DXBeach is the first UAE-based men’ and boy’s beachwear brand dedicated to this modern dynamic city that we live in and love. Available online and in a selection of stores around Dubai, it features colourful camels, palm trees and many iconic Dubai buildings such as the Burj Al Arab – perfect for splashing about on staycations or bringing a piece of Dubai with you on your travels.
Jute Totes, Clutches and more by Craftastic
Craftastic is a Dubai based Pop Up Shop with a strong belief in sourcing high quality, sustainable, handmade beach essentials. Offering hand-loomed FOUTA towels produced in Egypt with a time-honored tradition inherited by the ancient civilization of Thebes (yes, really) and using the finest cotton in the world for comfort and luxury with a vintage style embossed in a modern array of colors. Craftastic also offers high quality, printed and painted jute totes & clutches that complement their FOUTAs for a fully fashionable beach set. Their spacious and colorful beach totes and clutches features a wipe clean interior to protect from spillage, water and sand (and kids!).
Turkish Towels from By the Sea
By the Sea is one of our “go to’s” for stylish beach accessories – particularly for towels designed and produced in Turkey, perfect for pool, beach, and bath. Lightweight and fast drying Turkish towels / peshtemals make great travel companions!
These towels are not digital or post-printed, they are woven through a magical technique called multi-color jacquard weaving, which uses organic dyed yarns to achieve their unique pattern. Made ethically with a blend of cotton and bamboo, these towels can also double up as a beach cover up, shawl or scarf. For exclusive summer offers, check out their Facebook page.
Beach & Travel Accessories by Lou Harvey UAE
South African based Lou Harvey is well known for her flamboyant design sense and impeccable style – we love the bright colours and patterns in all of her work. The brand, synonymous with cutting-edge design, style, fashion, and functionality, incorporates a large variety of accessories, including the ever-popular range of beach bags, cosmetic bags, laminated bags, insulated coolers, wallets and travel vanities – perfect for everyday!