Lucire beauty


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 2013 | 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: FashionSmart 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: FashionOne-on-one with the Kiehl’s philosophy
Kiehl’s started as a family-owned New York apothecary in 1851. It has now landed on Wellington’s shores. Roanna Bell reports on its range of skin care
photographed by the author



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



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineGetting the smoky eye look
A Lucire special promotion Top international make-up artist Pat McGrath shows us how to get the smoky eye look, working on professional model Jessica Stam



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineAn inside look at New York Fashion Week’s fall ’12 beauty
Our New York beauty editor, and professional make-up artist, Reiva Cruze, goes behind the scenes at the New York Fashion Week fall–winter 2012–13 shows for Venexiana, Chris Benz and Leather Japan
photographed by Stephen Ciuccoli



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineMegan Gale: she’s worth it
Sabine Ernest looks at Megan Gale, who has been hitting international screens as L’Oréal Paris’s new spokeswoman



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineCuts and colours for this spring and summer
As the weather becomes warmer, hair styles begin to change to reflect the climate. George Love offers some tips on how to find the best style and colour for you this season



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineMen’s winter beauty: our top 10
As seasons change, so should your beauty and skin care régime. It’s time to protect your skin from the elements, writes Sopheak Seng



Lucire 2012 | The global fashion magazinePreparing for the chill
As the chill factor increases, it is important to look after your skin—the ravages of winter can take their toll. These products should leave you and your skin feeling warm, cosy and oh-so-good, no matter what the weather is like outside, writes Sopheak Seng



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineFluttery will get you everywhere
Uma Lele tries out Napoleon Perdis’s newest mascara line, which aids this season’s lush, glamorous and seductively long-lash look



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineClearly Clarins
Pati Dubroff introduces the spring 2011 Clarins collection at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles, in a more intimate setting than the Hollywood-typical suite, writes Elyse Glickman
photographed by Paul Sun



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineA sanctuary in Santiago
Judith Yeh examines the new salon from the multi-talented Benoît Poirier d’Ambreville, an appointment-only destination in Bellavista, Santiago



Lucire 2013 | The global fashion magazineIt’s a guy thing
The caveman look is out: herald in a New Year with a new beauty régime, men! Sopheak Seng has his top 10 picks



Lucire 2012 | The global fashion magazineGrowing a passion for beauty
Ashleigh Berry talks to Rhian Morris, make-up artist, cosmetics’ aficionada, and beauty blogger, who has ambitions to go even further with her passion



Lucire 2012 | The global fashion magazineBack to Living Nature
Roanna Bell attends the Wellington stop for Living Nature and Lorraine Downes’s Authentic Beauty Tour, impressed with the company’s real commitment to natural skin care
photographed by Sopheak Seng, Jack Yan and Monty Adams



Lucire 2011 | The global fashion magazineLet it flow
Ana Maria Moore brings a world-class spa experience to central Wellington
photographed by Sharyn Jones
A Lucire special promotion
Expanded from issue 26 of Lucire


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