As winter turns to spring and life blooms once again around us, it's hard to ignore the beauty that is our natural world.Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 12:00am
As winter turns to spring and life blooms once again around us, it's hard to ignore the beauty that is our natural world.
So for this issue of FACES, we celebrate Mother Nature's gifts in all their radiant glory. We look at the trend in luxury organic skincare, as natural products become increasingly sophisticated and technologically advanced.8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
It's never too early - or too late - to start looking after our skin. There's never a better time to look and feel beautiful than now, whether that means a wrinkle-free face or the perfect shade of lipstick. So, for this second issue of FACES, we cover beauty from every angle.27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
What better time to launch a brand new magazine than springtime? The weather is getting warmer, the skies bluer and, all around us, life is about to bloom.29 Mar 2011 - 12:00am
Liposomes are used in drug-delivery systems and for anti-ageing cosmetic formulations. The microscopic bubbles can be filled with active skincare ingredients to form a delivery system to target signs of ageing (dry skin, fine lines).21 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Candelilla wax is derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub, native to northern Mexico and the southwestern US. The wax is obtained by boiling the leaves and stems with diluted sulphuric acid and skimming from the surface for further processing. Its melting point is 67-79 degrees Celsius.7 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
What is it?
A deeply hydrating, 90-minute facial for those with very dry or flaking skin. After a severe bout of sunburn from the first burst of rays recently, it was a much-needed remedy for the peeling skin on my nose and forehead, but it's also good just for a hydration boost.
What does it involve?6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
The demand for boutique fragrances is on the rise in Hong Kong. Although the city doesn't have a resident 'nose', a Lane Crawford spokeswoman says sales are improving for less commercial brands.6 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
You may not be a movie star, but you can try a few star treatments yourself before a special occasion.
British-based stylist Mark Hill says that 'one of the pitfalls of styling red carpet hair is making sure the style has staying power and looks as good on the way out as it did on the way in'.13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am