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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 10 March, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 10 March, 2009, 12:00am

Bourjois' Manhattan Foundation (HK$208) comes in an easy-to-use tube that pumps the light liquid on to an attached brush, which you then sweep directly onto the face. It's a bit of a gimmick, but the coverage is great with this soft applicator. From Bourjois counters at Seibu Langham Place and Tsuen Wan Citistore, and Watsons in Capital Centre, Causeway Bay.

Sulwhasoo's new Advanced Snowise Whitening Cream (far right, HK$1,200/50ml) aims to brighten skin using hedyotis diffusa and morus alba root extracts to 'eliminate harmful impurities'. Be patient to see results. Available from Harvey Nichols, the Landmark, and the flagship store at 82-84 Canton Rd, TST.

La Prairie's Skin Caviar Crystalline Concentrate (right, HK$3,350/30ml) contains caviar extract and La Prairie's cellular complex, combined with peptides, an amino acid, stabilised vitamin C, alpha hydroxy acids and natural plant extracts to create smoother skin and recover elasticity. Serious skincare for those with deep pockets. Available from all La Prairie counters.

Aveda's Enbrightenment Brightening Correcting Lotion (HK$510/50ml) is a light day lotion. It aims to diminish dark spots, protect skin from the environment and moisturise. It works on skin using ascorbyl glucoside, rosemary leaf extract, vitamin E, organic shea butter and sodium hyaluronate. Available from the Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa, 2/F and 3/F, The Loop, 33 Wellington St, Central.

MAC's Cremesheen Lip Glass glosses (left, HK$160) come in a rainbow of shades from lilac to creamy pink and deep berry. With names such as Boy Bait and Ever So Rich, they are sure to appeal to the young at heart and those who love thick, creamy lip textures with high gloss. Available from all MAC counters.

Hugo Boss' new male fragrance, Element (HK$390/40ml eau de toilette, HK$645/90ml), blends soft notes of ginger and coriander with the musky finish of cedarwood to create a modern scent. From Sogo, Causeway Bay, Lane Crawford, Times Square, and Wing On, 345 Nathan Rd, Kowloon.

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