Since getting engaged, my hand care routine has gone a little downhill. It was all good at the beginning, when I was flashing my gorgeous ring to friends and family (and frankly anyone that would look) but now my hands are no longer being inspected daily, standards have slipped.

My nails especially needed some serious TLC, and so when I heard of the new Gelishious Indulgence Package at the Athenaeum Hotel Spa, I booked an appointment tout suite. This luxurious treatment begins with a dry manicure followed by a lacquer polish.

My nails were dried under an LED lamp for a couple of minutes, which left them with a gorgeously glossy finish.

Of the 23 colours of offer, I chose for the perfect bridal shade - Pink Smoothie - and my hands looked great.

Best of all, they stayed this way for 3 weeks without chipping or peeling (that's the beauty of this special manicure).

The package includes a hand and arm massage, as well as a glass of bubbly and selection of macaroons so I felt fully pampered and relaxed.

By the end of it, my ring had the platform it deserved; a cared-for hand with pretty polish.

To book, call 0207 640 3347; www.athenaeumhotel.com For a limited time only the Gelishious Indulgence package will be available for £45 per person or £80 for two people

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