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H&M creates 2011 collection for Fashion Against Aids

February 17, 2011/9.25

Cecilia Carlstedt Hennes & Mauritz has created a sporty Unisex collection as part of its contribution to Fashion Against Aids (FAA).    The collection is available from H&M’s Divided department from April 26, with 25 per cent of sales donated to youth HIV–Aids projects around the world.    The emphasis on the collection is for […]

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Heidi Klum and AOL to launch women’s online content

January 26, 2011/22.07

Heidi Klum and AOL have announced they will create online content focusing on fashion, beauty, parenting, relationships, lifestyle and arts and crafts.    Klum says that women’s advice is ‘so scattered online’ and their attempt will consolidate the information on one site, to be hosted at the domain.    ‘During my 15 years in […]

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Worldwide round-up: a styling app for your Iphone, macaroons, and a cherry toothpaste

December 23, 2010/11.51

A New Zealand company has released an Iphone app called Colour with Style, which helps users find clothes that enhance their features and provides more confident shopping.    Using the app, you can choose colours that will suit you. According to Colour with Style, one of New Zealand’s premier colour and wardrobe consultants, people belong […]

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Trialling Viviscal as it gets more buzz in Hollywood

December 19, 2010/23.52

When the holidays arrive in Hollywood, you know the award-show season is not far behind. Along with the arrival of up-dos, a new crop of fragrances and glittery eye shadow, as well as red carpet-themed spa packages offered by top hotels, many women’s minds snap into self-improvement mode—and not just in terms of slimming down […]

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The Jojoba Company to launch natural skin care range in New Zealand

December 15, 2010/21.34

The Jojoba Company’s natural skin care range, based on pure Australian jojoba, will be released through pharmacies in New Zealand in February.    Pure Golden Jojoba, the hero product of the range, is said to nourish and moisturize skin ‘remarkably close to our body’s naturally produced sebum that skin instantly accepts and absorbs it,’ according […]

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MAC Aids Fund celebrates NZ$1 million milestone in New Zealand

December 1, 2010/0.15

Top Images from the MAC Aids Fund luncheon in Auckland on November 30. Above left The Lady Gaga MAC Viva Glam lipstick. Above right Cyndi Lauper’s MAC Viva Glam lipstick. The MAC Aids Fund has announced that NZ$1 million has been raised in New Zealand alone, representing 30,000 Viva Glam lip products sold in the […]

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Phyt’s releases 100 per cent certified organic skin care range

November 24, 2010/2.38

For 38 years, Phyt’s Laboratories have developed a skin care range that is free of harsh chemicals and proudly certified 100 per cent organic.    Hormonal changes such as puberty, pregnancy and menopause, and skin conditions such as eczema, rosacea, or psoriasis can considerably affect skin.    The Aqua Phyt range is focused on hydration. […]

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Australian Bush Botanics are great stocking-fillers


The Body Collection is an Australian-made product line established in 1992. Its mission is to provide customers with products that are high in quality, innovative yet still very affordable. Its latest range, Australian Bush Botanics, is a true testament to this statement.    Their prices range from A$9·95 to A$16·95 with items including soap, hand […]

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Hélèna Christensen on climate change: politicians’ ‘groundhog day’ is costing lives

November 23, 2010/10.25

Hélèna Christensen is one of the most active supermodels: today as an Oxfam Global Ambassador and photographer, she is raising awareness of climate change.    Through her photography, Christensen has been documenting the plight of villages that are experiencing more extreme weather patterns.    Christensen’s photographs will be exhibited in 2011–12 to continue raising awareness […]

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Rolex honours five Young Laureates who better our world

November 13, 2010/18.06

Marc Latzel All successful organizations and countries involve their young people in decision-making. Rolex, recognizing that the future lies in youth, has started its Young Laureates Programme, and its five recipients were announced recently at the École Fédérale Polytechnique de Lausanne.    The Programme gives young people the financial support and recognition to tackle the […]

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