Consumer groups are cracking down on high SPFs which are thought to be misleading and potentially dangerous. “The high SPF numbers are just a gimmick,” Marianne Berwick, professor of epidemiology at the University of New Mexico, told the Associated Press. “Most people don’t really need more than an SPF 30, and they should reapply it every [...]
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Nicole Richie wow-ed the crowds at the Met Gala last night with her white hot hair. The look was created with hair paint for a cool, arty and punky look. It was created by hairstylist Luke Chamberlain. What do you think of the white hair look on Nicole Richie?
Marc Jacobs Dot fragrance is a much loved scent, and now the designer has announced that he’ll be launched a new perfume. Called ‘Honey’ the fragrance will be released in August and will look like the Dot bottle, but with a yellow and gold makeover and featuring a bumble bee. The scent itself will have [...]
Luxury online fashion boutique Net a Porter has started selling high end beauty product’s from its style driven website. The pickings are fairly slim right no, with the company no doubt testing the waters with this new market, however they feature luxurious brands such as Chantecaille and Le Metier de Beaute. Would you buy beauty [...]
The Skin Cancer Foundation has reported that the UV nail lamps used o harden gel manicures have a low in cancer risk. While the risk is low, it does not mean that the lamps are safe. “The risk, according to anecdotal research, is greatest for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), the second-most common skin cancer. SCC [...]
There’s a new cosmetic surgery trend doing the rounds in New York wt the moment – Kate Middleton’s nose! It seems that the Duchess has made quite the impact on New Yorkers, with many women wanting to look more her. “A couple of months ago, these women started coming into my office and asking for [...]
In a great move for lab animals, cosmetic testing on animals has been banned in the EU this week. Many companies were hoping for a delay of the propsed enforcement date but as the date was decided in 2009 the governing bodies were not backing down. This move will hopefully put pressure on other s=countries [...]
A week ago a young girl posted a video of herself curling her hair, but it went terribly wrong! The YouTube video has now gone viral and the wannabe beauty guru , Tori Locklear, has been all over American TV shows like The Ellen Show. To see what happened, take a look at the clip [...]
Cosmetics giant MAC has announced that it will be collaborating with music star Rihanna to create a limited edition range of makeup. The collection is thought to be released in stages over the next 12 months. The first product will be a red lipstick called RiRi Woo, inspired by Mac’s cult red lipstick Ruby Woo.
Much loved, famous American beauty blog Into The Gloss has had it’s hands on Sesha ReNu Exfoliating Gel and the team behind the blog loves it! Check out their review… “There’s something therapeutic about exfoliation; you’re getting rid of the dead, the bad, the excess. Only problem: sometimes the nearest exfoliating scrub uses grains that [...]