Lucire
The global fashion magazine December 7, 2022 

Letter from a deck chair, summer 2022

May 3, 2022/9.36

Don’t even try to explain what sort of vacation folks will choose after being cooped up for two years. It defies prediction. A well heeled couple we know could have done anything from trekking in Bhutan to luxury glamping in Patagonia, yet what did they opt for as their first foray into post-pandemic luxury-world? A […]

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Conviction Skincare launches with three jojoba-based face oils

March 31, 2022/5.14

New Zealand-made Conviction Skincare, created by Gemma Ede, has an ingenious range of oils designed to simplify one’s skin care routine. Conviction launches with three oils based on jojoba oil, infused with permaculture-grown turmeric and kanuka. Vitamins B and E, antioxidants, chromium, copper and zinc naturally derived from soils feature in the formulas. The ingredients […]

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Hit beauty brand Skin Proud arrives on Farmers shelves in New Zealand

March 30, 2022/11.00

  British brand Skin Proud has already found success in the US retailing at Wal-mart, and hits New Zealand shelves as of now, appearing exclusively at Farmers. Skin Proud’s ingredients are 100 per cent vegan, PETA-approved cruelty-free, and affordable. The company is also refreshingly inclusive, understanding that beauty products have to work with all complexions, […]

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Kate Moss enters the metaverse with avatar on mobile fashion game Drest

March 28, 2022/22.06

Kate Moss now has an official metaverse avatar, appearing in Drest, the mobile fashion game created by Lucy Yeomans, the former editor-in-chief of Net-à-Porter and Harper’s Bazaar UK. The virtual Kate Moss will appear for the next two weeks, and players are invited to dress her using clothing and accessories from the game. There are […]

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Edobio blends sake into its beauty line as tradition meets biotech

March 14, 2022/3.44

  The traditional beauty rituals of the Japanese can be seen in its Edo period (1603–1868), and Edobio pays homage to these, while blending the concepts with modern biotechnology. Its Saketernal line, comprising a hydrating serum, restorative clay mask, and balancing toner (the set retailing at US$158) uses a hero ingredient called BiProGE blended with […]

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Publisher’s picks: a selection of our favourite Lucire print covers

March 11, 2022/20.21

With our 25th anniversary, I’ve been wanting to look back through some of our shoots. Originally I had the idea of looking back at our favourite photographers, but that proved impossible, as there are so many styles and approaches that we can’t fairly rank one above another. In the overwhelming majority of cases, we’ve loved […]

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Skinn’s Lab Insider début eye kit brings spa insight into daily skin care

February 16, 2022/11.18

In 2022, you know a small company is making a big splash when its citrusy-floral, hyaluronic acid-enriched hand sanitizer can be seen all over town everywhere, from beauty salons and day spas, to trendy restaurants and public school classrooms. However, Los Angeles-based spa skin care and cosmetics brand Skinn, its manufacturer, is setting its sights […]

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