Heat and humidity are the eternal summer foes of great skin and hair. What's a Hongkonger to do?Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 11:28am
Olympic athletes are usually the picture of health and well-being. But as a recent research paper published in the journal Sports Medicine notes, extensive training and environmental conditions can result in significant skin problems.15 Aug 2012 - 11:05pm
Keep those lips smokin' hot15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm
Make time by giving time17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Going to the beach is always fun, but the pain of sunburn is not. Spray sunscreens are as effective as creams, but easier to apply - just remember, you should still rub the product in.
Banana Boat Banana Boat Ultra Protect Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 (HK$110/ 175ml)15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
We are reminded time and time again of how much sunburn hurts. But what exactly happens during this reddish and painful experience?10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Print monokini (HK$3,500) by ESCADA SPORT
Bikini by Anna & Boy (annaandboy.com)
Solar Shield Plus SPF 50 (HK$410) by MTM
Viola sunglasses (HK$4,800) by Louis Vuitton
After-sun Rescue Balm with aloe(HK$190) by Clinique
Bird of Paradise beach bag (HK$1,800) by Kate Spade6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Natural protection1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Here are my top tips
Keep it clean
Just because you're on holiday, there's no excuse to relax your skincare regime. Wash your skin twice a day, morning and night, with a gentle clarifying cleanser to keep your pores clear and oil-free, and hopefully those spots at bay.
Steer clear of hand soaps29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Range of ingredients combine to protect against ultraviolet rays and pollution, writes Victoria Ip.14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Coming from sun-drenched Arizona in the United States, banker David Ratliff loved running and playing golf under the sun. At age 23, he found a big mole on his back and was diagnosed with melanoma. He had surgery to have the mole and a large piece of surrounding skin removed. Six months later, he felt swelling under both armpits and all his nymph nodes in that area had to be removed.12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Sunscreen with UVA and UVB filters protects your skin from harmful rays. It is crucial on bright days, but also when it's grey - the sun's rays can penetrate even the thickest clouds.
Skinfood GoldKiwi Sun Cream SPF 50+ PA+++ (HK$175/50g)20 May 2012 - 12:00am
One of the biggest leaps from girl to womanhood is the first taste of make-up. But for those who have already tried, you will know that putting the stuff on is not easy; it's a matter of science. Our junior reporters attended a make-up masterclass, conducted by top make-up artists from Giorgio Armani. Check out what they learned ...
Don't neglect your skin6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Janey Helland of Mapleton, Minnesota, didn't think twice when tanning in high school and college.
'I used tanning beds to get ready for homecoming and prom,' she says. 'In college, I tanned before a trip to Barbados, because I didn't want to get sunburned.'3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
I am writing in response to the article 'Tanning salons to ban under-18s' (South China Morning Post, October 11). The ban seeks to prevent American youngsters from getting skin cancer through the excessive use of tanning beds. I doubt that will work.18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am