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  1. Face the facts

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

    ... fillers. The FDA advises against the treatment for pregnant and lactating women, anyone with an allergy to any of the chemicals in the fillers, collagen and eggs, and anyone with skin ... is a local anaesthetic that takes effect in three seconds. Allergan says in a statement that an online survey found 45 per cent of Hong Kong women are turned off by the idea of facial fillers because ...

  2. Smother nature

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... and it's no wonder our skin can feel overloaded. But as advertisers bombard us with messages about the 'necessities' of such items, women (and increasingly men) continue to shell out ... promoting all-over well-being of mind and body. However, Chan does warn against brands that claim to be 'better than Botox'- and tightening and lifting creams that defy gravity. 'When ...

  3. Shear off the years

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... younger. Fringes are a good start, he says, although he warns against slavishly copying looks from the catwalk or fashion advertisements and instead tailoring your fringe to suit your face and hair ... says that hair changes as people get older. 'By a certain age, long hair can start looking a bit tired. If you're over 55, your hair gets thinner and loses shine. Some women ...

  4. Lights of spring

    Posted Jan 09th 2007, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... the penetration of moisturisers. A Renewal Serum aims to minimise surface pigmentation and defend against fine lines and a pack of 15 cotton squares is added to apply the Perfecting Water. Mercier says ... against wind, cold and sun, calendula extract and orange blossom water to soothe and soften and wheat aleurone extract, whose vitamins promote cell metabolism. The French group says that after ...

  5. Open season

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... immediate results and has a 'higher percentage of active ingredients than women's cosmetics'. The packaging is no-frills and products (right) are reasonably priced. The Super Clean ... and Evelyn has released a handcare kit ($295) to celebrate International Women's Day tomorrow. The products come in a quirky, 1950s-themed circular case with the words 'I Love Being ...

  6. Street scents

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... for the body'. The Bliss Mammoth Minty Scrub Soap ($140/11.1oz) is rich in mint oil and used for serious body scrubbing (ideal for men and women). Shock Therapy (right, $200/8.5oz) ... yellow glitter. OPI also has a new range of foot care and hygiene products, including Powder Protection ($115/100g), which helps protect against foot moisture and odour. The callus therapy ...

  7. Young as you peel

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... of sound-alike ingredients.' Begoun also warns against high concentrations of AHA. 'Removing the outer layer of skin can be taken too far, and many cosmetic dermatologists and researchers worry ... concentrations, I feel that you can achieve great results without any unwanted side-effects. Further, the positive results women and men perceive with higher concentrations of AHAs may come from ...

  8. Ready for my close-up

    Posted Sep 12th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... 'Most women can't handle their hair here because of the humidity and the pace of life,' says Taylor. 'So, I'm going to keep long layers and get a bit of weight on the top. ... by Toni&Guy [HK$120] and then a little hair spray at the roots to protect it against the humidity. 'I'm also using Bed Head Hard to Get by Tigi [HK$162] at the end of the hairstyle ...

  9. Shades of autumn

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... against water loss. From Decleor Paris Institut, Mezzanine Floor, Baskerville House, 13 Duddell Street, Central. Clinique now offers liquid facial soaps in extra mild, mild and oily skin formulas. The soaps appeal to women who don't feel clean unless they wash their face with a soap-style cleanser. From Clinique counters for $155/200ml. Pearls and Dents, a toothpaste from Germany now ...

  10. MOOM hair remover

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... and applicators come with it. It's suitable for both women and men. How do I use it? Apply a fine layer to hair on an area such as the underarm. Press an area of the strip then pull it off quickly against the direction of the hair. It's painless. How is it different from wax? 'Wax has chemicals in it,' a spokeswoman says. 'And it takes away the first layer ...




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