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Organically speaking

Filed by Elyse Glickman/November 30, 2018/11.21

After a stressful (and scarier-than-usual) October, it was wonderful to step out and head to Organic Spa Magazine’s fifth annual Travel and Wellness Media Event. This event happens to be one of our favourites, and we like to think of it as a bit like Hallowe’en in the sense that you get handed a bag […]

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Road-tested: the Secret Room’s Emmy gift suite

Filed by Elyse Glickman/September 21, 2018/10.38

After years of planning pre-awards lounges, Amy Boatwright has a keen sense for not only what her celebrity guests want but also what they actually need. The Secret Room Emmys’ Gift Suite for 2018 clearly had a focus on health and self-care, integrating a few essentials that should be in everybody’s carry-on bag. These included […]

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Panos Emporio creates hotel toiletries’ range with organic alœ vera

Filed by Lucire staff/August 18, 2018/10.10

Panos Emporio has teamed up with Hoist Group, a supplier to hotels and public services HQed in Sweden, on an exclusive collection of toiletries for guests.    Panos Emporio had extended its traditional swimwear brand into fragrances earlier this decade, netting itself awards in the process. The new collection includes shampoo, conditioner, shower cream and […]

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Savouring summer with the Secret Room’s 2018 MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Style Lounge

Filed by Elyse Glickman/June 19, 2018/21.13

On the eve of summer blockbuster season and the opening of the latest Jurassic Park instalment, word on the street was that springtime box office champion and critical darling Black Panther would emerge victorious with several MTV Movie Awards, the one awards show–Hollywood love-fest openly embracing movies as pop culture first and foremost, even if […]

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Aēsop opens Wellington, New Zealand store; H&M confirms Commercial Bay, Auckland, for August 30

Filed by Lucire staff/June 12, 2018/12.02

Bottom image: Wellington City Council Archives Aēsop, the Australian skin care company, has launched its Wellington concept store at the corner of Featherston Street and Brandon Street.    New Zealand may be its neighbour, but the Australian company has been opening locations in some of the biggest cities in the world—London, Paris, New York and […]

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Forever young

Filed by Jody Miller/May 14, 2018/11.53

While the extended frenzy of award season now a distant memory, spring and summer beauty trends are having their moment in the sun. In looks-obsessed Los Angeles, that means a host of media events that showcased the hottest beauty trends under the sun. Colour me Keratin Nothing sparkles in the sunlight more than a head […]

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Video: remembering Buoy’s Derek Elvy

Filed by Lucire staff/April 23, 2018/11.20

Angela Henderson, retouching by Andrew Edwards As a tribute to Buoy founder Derek Elvy, whose memorial took place at the Pines in Wellington today, Lucire has been granted permission to show these two videos of ‘the king of avant-garde’. Filmed by SIK Productions late in 2017, and presented with their and Buoy’s blessing, they feature […]

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Beauty moves outside the box

Filed by Jody Miller/March 29, 2018/0.32

Vivien Killilea/Getty Images Every month, beauty junkies in the know receive a personalized glam bag of the hottest products from trailblazing “beauty box” upstart Ipsy. And for early risers or those who just can’t wait another 30 days for the next Glam Box to arrive, Rise & Shine deals await Ipsy subscribers—affectionately referred to as […]

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Natural goodness abounds at Expo West 2018

Filed by Elyse Glickman/March 22, 2018/12.59

Driving rain soaking the high-traffic area around Disneyland did not put a damper on the enthusiasm of healthy industry trend-seekers and retail professionals headed to the festival-like Expo West. Indeed, it was tough to single out a few favourites or stand-outs. However, for the sake of space, here are a few picks to watch for […]

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