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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

 


A new skin

Advances in foundations in the 2010s have made them more skin-like. Jamie Dorman has been putting them to the test, finding four that are as good as the claims

 


Lucire’s holiday 2014 beauty gift guide

As the season commences for 2014, our New York beauty editor Jamie Dorman provides her top, on-trend beauty picks for the holidays

 


Colouring your perception

US west coast editor Elyse Glickman and correspondent Leyla Messian learn that not all home hair colours—or professional colours brought home—are created equal. Even with their differing hair textures, lifestyles and beauty outlook, Culver City-based Esalon delivers both of them the option of customized professional results without salon attitude or fuss

 

 

Lucire 2014 | The global fashion magazineThe antidote to boring, inconsequential smoothies
Elyse Glickman enters the 2014 holiday season armed and sensible with the latest high-tech “lifestyle kit” from the inventors of the Magic Bullet, the NutriBulletRx
event photographed by the author

 


How to make your partner Melt

A real-life married couple believes that massage should be something everyone in a relationship can enjoy. They’ve created a very accessible online course, Melt: Massage for Couples

 

 

Lucire 2014 | The global fashion magazineExtend yourself
An overdressed Jack Yan heads to the New Zealand launch of Xtend Barre as its sole male guest and aspiring ballerino, and concludes it’s an ideal workout for toning, shaping and strengthening
photographed by Matt Silcock

 

 

Lucire: FashionOne for the boys
Elyse Glickman meets skin care entrepreneur Michael Hogg, who has identified that men need to look after their skin, too—and has written a book about his experiences and tips
photographed by Vivien Killilea/Wireimage

 

 

Lucire: BeautySmart science wrapped in pure luxury
Elva Zevallos gets a sneak peak of a super-premium beauty remedy (literally) fit for a princess, and the technology behind its creation

 

 

Lucire: FashionPinpointing perfect skin
Even with the race to turn back the clock, new dermatological technologies help slow down the sprint toward “the knife” and the dance around injectible remedies
by Elyse Glickman

 

 

Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineA ride to remember
The annual fundraiser for the ground-breaking Beauty Bus Foundation rolls into Hollywood’s House of Blues, revved up to raise money for an unusually empowering cause, reports Elyse Glickman
photographed by David Tobin

 

 

Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineScent and sensibility of a woman
Fortune 500 headhunter-turned-perfumer Nicole Mather followed her nose and found her passion, and inspires Elyse Glickman to trust her senses in finding lasting success

 


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