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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 03 February, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 03 February, 2009, 12:00am

Lavera Trend Eyeshadow (HK$199) in a duo compact of light and olive green is the solution for those seeking a natural, everyday colour. Organic and mineral-based, it's also hydrating and ideal for sensitive eyes. Available from Three Sixty at Elements Mall and the Landmark, Watsons in Star House and Times Square and Wing On, Sheung Wan.

Pevonia's De-Ageing Saltmousse with Papaya-Pineapple and Mango-Passion Fruit (top right, HK$460/200ml) is formulated with organic papaya and pineapple extract to even skin tone and brighten winter skin. Available from Healing Hands Spa, Hunghom and More than Skin Urban Spa, Central.

The new Bare Escentuals bareGold Luxury Collection (bottom left, HK$450) contains seven of their top-selling products which, sold individually, have a retail value of HK$1,285. It includes the bareGold foundation, eyeshadow, blush, lipstick and two brushes. The mineral-based products come in flattering, earthy tones, with the foundation a standout (it gives great coverage and a little goes a long way). But go easy with the blush. Available from Sephora, Hollywood Plaza, Sai Yeung Choi St South, Mongkok, Kowloon. MTR exit E.

GeoFlair's Rosewood Honey Milk Foaming Cleanser (HK$360/100ml) requires only a small amount to do the job, and the smell is not overpowering. It goes on smoothly, is not sticky or oily and washes off easily, leaving skin soft and fresh. It's a gentle wash but cleanses deeply without being irritating like other face scrubs. Available from Shop 237, Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Rd, Sheung Wan. MTR exit D.

Aveda's Pure Performance Firm-Hold Gel (top left, HK$240/150ml) is a lightweight styling gel formulated with organic honey that gives good hold, definition and shine. A good item to tame the locks of your mane man. Available from the Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa, Experience Centre. Call 2737 3026 for location information.

MAC's latest range designed to complement blondes, brunettes or redheads hit stores yesterday, making them the hottest items for you to tailor-make your look. Brunettes should try the Chignon lipstick in red plum (HK$125), while redheads can go for the Mineralise Skin Finish (HK$240). An eyeshadow in dusty white known as Pincurl (bottom right) is ideal for blondes. Available from MAC counters at Lane Crawford, Pacific Place and IFC Two.