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Out now: Lucire issue 49, with free shipping for UK and US

Samantha Powell, in black and white

January 16, 2009/11.27

Doug Rimington has given us permission to publish this image from his film camera, taken last year during our shoot of Miss Universe New Zealand 2008 Samantha Powell. Rebecca Connor—Miss Wellington and a make-up artist in her own right—is on the right. You may also like Former Miss Universe New Zealand titleholders feature in upcoming […]

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L’Oréal and Carelle create compact for Golden Globes’ nominees

January 10, 2009/10.31

L’Oréal Paris and Carelle, the jewellers, have created a Red Carpet Golden Globes Compact for this year’s top female nominees in the Best Actress—Drama and Best Actress—Comedy categories. One compact will be auctioned at www.ebay.com/lorealparis beginning January 11, with all proceeds benefiting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. You may also like GBK puts the ‘lounge’ […]

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Britney Spears turns her image around, as predicted

January 7, 2009/5.38

Above: Britney Spears in a Hidden Fantasy print advertisement for Elizabeth Arden. Who would have guessed, when we published our piece, ‘Rescuing the Britney Spears Image’ in March last year, that the singer’s negative image could be overturned so substantially by January 2009?    Since March 2008, Spears has made a proper comeback—despite continuing bad […]

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Claudia Schiffer next with beauty line?

January 4, 2009/11.28

Yet another supermodel might be launching a cosmetics’ range: Britain’s Daily Mail tabloid says Claudia Schiffer is planning a line for the summer, to sell alongside a jewellery range that bears her name.    Both Cindy Crawford and Elle Macpherson, Schiffer’s supermodel contemporaries from the 1980s and 1990s, have beauty ranges that they endorse.   […]

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Jessica Alba’s in the red spirit

December 3, 2008/11.17

Campari launched its 2009 calendar, starring Jessica Alba, at a celebrity event in Milano yesterday. We’ve featured a few of Mario Testino’s stunning images from the calendar, with Alba promoting the red spirit in each one, some subtly, some less so (with the Campari bottle being quite noticeable). Also noticeable: make-up has been getting a […]

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More of Anne Hathaway on Lancôme Magnifique

November 23, 2008/2.24

We’ve put up some extra images from behind the scenes of the Lancôme Magni?que TV commercial, starring Anne Hathaway and directed by Peter Lindbergh, this week. A video showing the making of the commercial was shown on the Lucire TV site last month. You may also like Anne Hathaway, behind the scenes on Lancôme Magnifique […]

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Rhonda Grant at Miss International

November 20, 2008/15.51

Top: Rhonda Grant, representing New Zealand at Miss International (centre) is flanked by Miss Norway and Miss Russia. Above: With Japanese students prior to a national costume parade. It was nice to hear from nutritionist Rhonda Grant, one of our Miss Universe New Zealand runners-up, who represented her country at Miss International in Macau.   […]

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GHD’s limited-edition packs pamper for the holidays

November 14, 2008/5.07

GHD has two limited-edition packs for the holidays in New Zealand: the Purple Pamper Pack (NZ$75) and the travel-dryer kit (NZ$89).    The Purple Pamper Pack features GHD’s Exotic Opulence bubble bath, body butter, body scrub and shower gel. All products feature a scent dominated by lily and enhanced with fresh jasmine, white rose and […]

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Fabulous sexagenarians: Jaclyn Smith, Olivia Newton-John

November 12, 2008/10.13

There’s a lot of talk about supermodels such as Elle Macpherson and Claudia Schiffer continuing to model and scoring new campaigns, not to mention Vogue Paris’s new Cindy Crawford shoot, but the media haven’t really noticed celebrities in their 60s contributing to the Zeitgeist this year.    On TV screens in many countries is Olivia […]

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Win a trip to Tokyo or New York with Za

/9.52

Here’s a tip from our friends at Za: a competition to win a trip to Tokyo or New York open to New Zealand residents. Check it out at www.seewhathappens.co.nz. Za itself is available from mid-November in New Zealand, with retailers listed at the See What Happens site. You may also like Rodney Wayne client wins […]

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