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A summer of self-love

Jody Miller and Elyse Glickman take us on a multi-stop beauty-cation on the US west coast
Photographed by the author

 


Giving the green light

Eco-conscious beauty takes centre-stage at Cosmoprof North America, reports Jody Miller
Photographed by the author

 


The next big thing

Lola Cristall gets a heads-up on organic beauty products and a preview of this year’s Cosmoprof trade show
From issue 40 of Lucire and the August 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 

 

Lucire 2014 | The global fashion magazineSupersonic boom
Award-winning hairstylist Michael Beel has been named a styling ambassador for Dyson. Sopheak Seng speaks with him

 


Finishing up summer ’19

For August, we’ve brought together beauty must-haves from three countries, as chosen by Lola Cristall, Meg Hamilton and our team

 


Mid-year beauty picks

Whether you’re experiencing summer (have we got a great skin protection mist for you) or winter (a fresh eau de parfum will lighten your day), here are some of our picks for July
From issue 40 of Lucire

 


Subtle solutions

CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) announced their best beauty products for 2019 at separate events in London and New York. We look at some of the winners and key trends

 


Less trendy, more targeted

A stroll through the “Sundance of beauty expos” reveals a major paradigm shift in what women and men want on their vanity tables and medicine chests, reports Elyse Glickman
Photographed by the author

 


Class and flattery are always in fashion

The renowned stylist-to-the-stars’ philosophy to allow hair to do “what comes naturally” is why Oscar Blandi endures, reports Elyse Glickman, who had her mane refreshed for fall at his flagship Manhattan salon
Photographed by Gustavo Scatena/Imagem Paulista, Christina M. Hicks, and Nick Berardi
From the January 2019 issue of
Lucire KSA

 


Talking up a Blu streak

The Blu Room, a new light treatment technology, has found its way around the world—but will it find its way to mainstream medicine? Elyse Glickman tries the hued rooms on for size and gets to know several entrepreneurs who think it will
From issue 38 of Lucire

 


Get glam and go

Lola Cristall attends launches for La Prairie, Dolce & Gabbana, and Ralph Lauren, while checking out the latest from Rossano Ferretti and St Ives

 


Cosmoprof’s expanding universe

Cosmoprof North America isn’t just big, reports Jody Miller. If it is going to happen in the future, it’s here
Photographed by Vanessa Stump and the author

 

 

Lucire 2018 | The global fashion magazineFull flower for Blooming Hues
Elyse Glickman heads up to Hollywood hair epicentre Sally Hershberger Salon to meet Kyle David, who’s brightening up his clients’ outlook with Blooming Hues

 


Sophisticated beauty

Lola Cristall indulges in luxury skin care, including a natural line from New Zealand, and an exclusive fragrance from Atelier Cologne

 


Derek Elvy: the last interview with the king of avant-garde

Buoy Salon & Spa founder Derek Elvy passed away in April 2018. As a tribute, we feature what he called ‘the last interview,’ conducted months before his passing by publisher Jack Yan. Elvy discusses his philosophy as the business he founded, with an original NZ$12,000 budget, celebrated 30 years of excellence
From issue 38 of Lucire

 


The history of smelling expensive

In one of our favourite beauty stories of the last 20 years, Geneviève Hole headed to Grasse to uncover the evolution of perfumes, and found that among all the commercialism are a handful of parfumeries creating distinctive, rare scents
From issue 29 of Lucire

 


A guide to 2017 beauty

In our second part on 2017 débutantes, Lola Cristall examines beauty products and services that aim to make life better and more indulgent

 


Kokulu: an ethical commitment to natural

As an independent beauty brand using only natural ingredients, Kokulu has been quietly earning itself a following in Wellington, New Zealand. Founder Nicole McKinnon has added five more products, each with the same ethical commitment
Photographed by Richard Brooker and Kirste Walsh

 


An autumn make-up adventure

M. K. Johnson re-creates the looks from the catwalks this season with a step-by-step guide with the latest beauty products from Nars, Elizabeth Arden, Merle Norman, Lancôme, Chantecaille, and Jane Iredale
photographed by the author and courtesy manufacturers

 


Fifteen ways I use Pat McGrath Labs’ Skin Fetish 003

These high performance, glow-giving products are versatile and portable, writes M. K. Johnson

 


Summer 2016’s beauty must-haves

There are so many new beauty and skin care products on the market to look forward to this season. Lola Cristall gets the run-down for summer ’16

 


Inspirations for Mum

Still searching for those last-minute gifts for Mothers’ Day? Look no further, says Sopheak Seng
with contributions by Lola Cristall

 


To your good health

Alex Barrow flies to Malaysia to examine first-hand the phenomenon of medical tourism, and why the country is fast becoming the destination of choice
Photographed by the author, with some supplied images
From issue 35 of
Lucire

 

 

Lucire 2015 | The global fashion magazineSkin care, from A to Z Skin Systems
Z Skin Systems (ZSS), spearheaded by Paula Simpson and Emily Frank, turns daily skin care inside-out with two new monthly nutritional protocols, reports Elyse Glickman

 


Facing spring with a new “wardrobe”

Elyse Glickman learns from Clarins’ brand ambassador Christopher Truffa about how to dress the skin to look its best

 


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