x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 19 January 2018

Five thing to do today: sign up for a box of make-up

Or, see the exhibition Samar Arts; meet an award-winning jewellery designer; book a boat tour; keep fit this summer with Train Yas.

The GlamBox Benefit Box for the month of August. Courtesy GlamBox
The GlamBox Benefit Box for the month of August. Courtesy GlamBox

Sign up for GlamBox, the monthly beauty-product delivery subscription, and enjoy the August selection of products from the cosmetics company Benefit. This special edition includes a tinted stain, mascara, pore minimiser, face cream and brightening foundation. Subscribe by August 15 at www.glambox.me

See the exhibition Samar Arts, which features the work of the Emirati artist Dr Samar Al Shamsi; her Arab Mona Lisa portrait symbolises the core of Oriental Arab beauty. Avenue at Etihad Towers, from 10am to 10pm, Saturdays to Thursdays; from 3 to 11pm on Fridays, Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi, 800 384 4238, www.etihadtowers.com

Meet the award-winning jewellery designer Naida Akaeva, who is also an instructor of visual art and jewellery design at Zayed University.  From 10.30pm in the rooftop tent, Art Hub, Plot 38 MW5, Mussaffah, Abu Dhabi, 02 551 5005, www.adah.ae

Book a weekday boat tour with Captain Tony’s and enjoy a 20 per cent discount. Island beach tours run from 4 to 8pm, Dh280 per person, Dh200 for children ages 6-12. Or take a sunset cruise from 6.30 to 8pm at just Dh200 per person or Dh130 for children ages 6-12. Book at 02 650 7175, www.captaintonys.ae

Keep fit this summer with Train Yas. Take a few laps around the 5.55km Yas Marina Circuit by bike or enjoy a walk with the family. From 7 to 10pm through Ramadan, register at www.yasmarinacircuit.com


To find out more about events taking place in the UAE, see our listings pagehttp://www.thenational.ae/events

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