PB SAYS: Clarins Beauty opened their first retail kiosk in the WORLD right here in Malaysia, at IOI City Mall, Putrajaya. Yay Clarins Malaysia! I was unable to attend, but despatched my guest writer, Lyn, to cover the event and to experience an Open Spa. Here’s her account of what is a Clarins Open Spa – the thing that intrigued me most of all.
I was extended an invitation to the official launch of Clarins Beauty’s first retail kiosk in IOI City Mall, Putrajaya early this month. The kiosk, on the Ground floor, occupies approximately 600 square feet and the space is quite well utilised. Not only does it have shelves displaying the full range of products, it even has two vanity tables, a waiting area with a fairly comfortable sofa, a consultation desk, and a gift wrapping station right at the checkout counter.
Besides offering skincare and body care, it is interesting to note that Clarins makeup has made a come back as well! They’ve been away for a few years, so it’s nice to have their cosmetics line back in the country. I’m quite happy that we have a pretty retail space to shop in, especially if you live around the area, and they also offer little makeup touch ups, and a sample wall where you can pick your own product samples. Also, I must mention the Travel Zone shelf where you can choose 4 travel sized products at RM130 which comes with a cute little pouch – quite a good deal and a good way to try a selection of products.
In the middle of the kiosk lies the Clarins Open Spa, a fairly new concept featuring 30 minute treatments ranging from facials to massages, catering to both men and women. This is the ideal quick getaway for busy people, and allows for a quick pick me up in the middle of the day, or in the middle of your shopping (Ideal for the coming festive shopping period!). Let me tell you a little about my experience there.