A range of fresh new delights for every avid beauty collector…
L’Occitane en Provence has paired up with UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) in an effort to help prevent 1.7 million children from developing avoidable blindness. The World Health Organisation has estimated that “80% of visual impairment can be prevented or cured, and that can start by getting sufficient Vitamin A,” so L’Occitaine is dedicating 100% […]
Paco Rabanne Olympea Aqua, EDT, 80ml, $184, Prada Candy Sugar POP, EDP, 50ml, $162, Kylie Minogue Eyewear, available exclusively at Specsavers. Love At First Sight frames, $299 for two pairs of single vision lenses $59, Urban Decay Hi-Fi Shine Lip Gloss in Rapture, $37, NARSissist Wanted Cheek Palette I, $94, Guerlain Rouge G Lipstick Refill […]
There’s no event quite like the Cannes Film Festival to draw elegant beauty inspo from. Set in the French Riviera, glamorous couture gowns were paired with the most classic beauty looks. From Parisian-chic red lip to bold smokey eyes and fresh-faced summer beauty with messy buns, the focus was on illuminating the skin to complement […]
Corneotherapy is the latest breakthrough skin treatment methodology that renders former philosophies obsolete or at least antiquated, in the world of science. Based on Dr. Albert Kligman’s discovery of the stratum corneum a.k.a. skin barrier, being a living structure capable of self-regulation and interaction with the epidermis and dermis; Corneotherapy, described as “outside in therapy,” pursues […]
A RANGE OF FRESH NEW SPECIAL DELIGHTS FOR EVERY AVID BEAUTY COLLECTOR GENTLE REFINER Containing high concentrations of glycolic acid, the Environ Concentrated Alpha Hydroxy Toner, $106.10, sloughs away dead skin cells to improve texture and boost radiance. OVERNIGHT SOLUTION Kiehl’s Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Firming Mask, $85, can be added as the last step to […]
As if we don’t have enough to deal with, nearly 50% of women will experience some form of acne during their adult years due to stress, diet and hormonal changes. Night-time moisturiser, Avène TriAcnéal EXPERT, $34.99, has an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effect with an effective exfoliating enzymes and retinaldehyde to rejuvenate and keep blemish-prone skin […]
Take your primer to a whole new level – fix the look of dullness, sallowness and pigmentation with a formula that modulates the irregularities in your skin tone. For those with fair skin, the YSL Touché Éclat Blur Primer Le Blue Majorelle, $93, tackles dullness and adds radiance. To neutralise yellow complexions, opt for Sisley […]
Fluctuating indoor-outdoor temperatures, fullblast heating and torrential rainfalls – the chilly weather brings all the hair-hating factors together for a disastrous do, all season. Swap out your conditioner for a range of hair masks to treat your locks with some TLC. To inject life into weak hair, use a reconstructive protein-based treatment like Evo Mane […]
The next generation of highlighters have veered away from the obvious streak of brightness in lieu of a natural luminescence. There’s been a rise of fine-milled multidimensional illuminators that provide a soft-focus effect as well as dewy liquid formulas for mixing with foundation and balms to create a wet-finish glow effect. From pink, golden and […]
FEED AND FORTIFY If you feel like your skin health has plateaued with topical applications, it might be time to extend your focus to what you’re ingesting. The Ministry of Health estimates 60% of New Zealanders fail to consume 5+ a day. With our diets severely lacking in the nutrients that our body requires, […]
The new generation of innovative cleansers provides a solution for every skin type and requirement. If you’ve been looking for an oilfree formula to remove eye makeup without compromising your eyelash extensions, opt for the new Revitalash Micellar Water Lash Wash, $54, or the gel-textured Nivea MicellAIR Skin Breathe Eye Make-up Remover, $11.59. For...
Late last year, Clarins released the eight generation of their iconic Double Serum – a highly-anticipated release for the brand’s loyal followers. Housing 20 plant extracts and a new hero ingredient, turmeric, the Double Serum can be best described as an anti-aging concentrate that promotes better functioning and communication within our skin cells. Suitable for […]
A curated selection of glow-getting goodies and sensual olfactory picks to leave a trail of mystery during the icy season. Styling By Juvena Worsfold Photography By Laura Court Dior Capture Youth Glow Booster, $190. Elizabeth Arden Skin Illuminating Brightening Hydragel Cream, $99. Tom Ford Jasmine Rouge, EDP, 50ml, $378. L’Occitane Shea Butter Soap Trio for...
While the rest of the world is falling head over heels like it’s a Black Friday sale for New Zealand’s natural self care products, it seems that us kiwis take it for granted. A truly green and clean nation filled with people who are creating products directed by moral compass, we don’t need to search...
In light of recent events, the Autumn Winter 2018 catwalk shows were a mix of interpretations by creative directors of the now globally prevalent neo-feminism. Exhibiting ways to express power and strength whilst maintaining a sense of sex appeal and soft femininity was the apparent challenge. Drawing from menswear as well as key waves of...