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The WOW factor

Seasonal protection

Sunday, 25 March, 2012, 12:00am

Cosmetics drive lifts ad spending to holiday high

Campaigns for cosmetics and skin-care products highly prized by mainland shoppers helped drive advertising spending in Hong Kong to a record high this Lunar New Year holiday.

1 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Orla Gilroy

Fragrance: Tuscany by Aramis. 'It's almost impossible to get but I am addicted to it.'

Skincare: Oil of Olay. 'Some families pass down secret recipes over generations, and this is our family's secret recipe.'

Hair care: Dove. 'The products leave your hair feeling like velvet.'

Make-up: Bobbi Brown.

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Corinne Coluccio, 21 policy think-tank intern

Name three products you can't live without.

L'Occitane foot cream, Oil of Olay Active Hydrating Lotion, and NARS clear lip gloss.

How much do you spend on beauty products per month?

About $500.

How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?

About 45 minutes.

Are you on a diet?


2 May 2004 - 12:00am

Whitening Masks

Whitening products won't turn you into another Michael Jackson, but they help even your skin tone and get rid of unwanted dark spots caused by the sun. Most whitening masks are effective in controlling the appearance of dark spots. It's best to use them after sunbathing.

Olay White Radiance salon treatment mask $189.9 (5 pcs)

4 Apr 2004 - 12:00am