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  1. This week we test: blemish cream

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Boo Boo Zap Medicated Acne Treatment (HK$160) The contents of The blend of salicylic and glycolic acids are good for preventing future breakouts, but application is tricky- this product spills ... and minimises pores, the product has little effect on eradicating imperfections. Thursday plantation tea tree medicated gel (HK$74.9/10ml) Tea tree oil is a natural anti-bacterial agent that can dry out ...

  2. Body Oils

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... stretch marks. Good for post-pregnancy, as it also works to smooth and tighten the skin. Skin & Bones Luxurious Face+Body+Hair Oil (HK$440/100ml), available at Joyce Claim: an organic therapeutic oil to moisturise the face, neck, stomach, legs, hands and feet. Promises to reduce wrinkles; balance the oil on your face for a healthy glow; heal cuticles; energise scalps and condition ...

  3. Neroli oil

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Extracted from the flowers of citrus aurantium, neroli oil is said to have therapeutic benefits for the body and mind. It has a fresh, sweet, citrus scent and can produce a relaxing ... blossoms to make 45 grams of the essential oil. It is also used in perfumes and can be found in under-eye creams to help reduce the appearance of broken capillaries that give the impression of dark ...

  4. What is it? Argan oil

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison Made from the nuts of the argan tree, which grows almost exclusively in Morocco, the oil is said to have restorative and age-defying effects. It is high in vitamin E and essential fatty acids, and is believed to help dry skin, acne, psoriasis, eczema and wrinkles. Argan oil was touted as one of the hottest skincare ingredients for this year in a US report. ...

  5. Message about dialogue is still not getting through

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of course. December's oil spill at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta is a case in point. Hong Kong knew of it before Guangdong, but the two sides failed to communicate effectively or co-operate ...

  6. Dip into some luxury at home

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Seductive Bath AND Massage OiL BY COWSHED HK$300/100ml A floral, spicy blend that gets the heart racing with rose absolute, and essential oils of patchouli (stimulates desire) and cinnamon (helps to warm). 6 Sage and Geranium Body Oil by Pangea Organics HK$389/120ml, available at Harvey Nichols Super-dry skin and tense muscles will benefit from a therapeutic massage with this restorative ...

  7. Mussel oil relieves arthritis, study finds

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A type of mussel oil can relieve arthritic pain, a study has found. A team led by Samuel Lo Chun-lap, a professor at Polytechnic University's department of applied biology and chemical technology, found that pain in arthritic rats was relieved by applying oil of the green-lipped mussel. ...

  8. Brand story: Cinq Mondes

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... specifically adapted to perform professional spa treatments and to recreate the spa experience at home. Ingredients include active properties of tropical flowers, essential oils and 'rare' ... or mineral oils. 'Produced with respect for the ancestral preparations they are based on, we have excluded petrochemical ingredients used in industrial cosmetics.' What are their products? ...

  9. Quartet

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is the order of the day. New and proven products worth a try: Origins Clean Energy cleansing oil (HK$150). This new, and first oil formulated cleanser from the brand contains a blend of olive, sunflower, sesame and safflower seed oils. The oils attract and dissolve dirt. The cleanser also contains kukui nut oil and macadamia nut oil to help prevent skin from drying out. Other ingredients ...

  10. urban jungle

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... from an animal shelter in 1989. I remember it quite clearly because it was a very turbulent time for me and the world. It was the time of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska's Prince ...




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