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Updates: women with a cause

November 2, 2010/2.57

New Zealand’s only Miss Universe, Lorraine Downes (above), is partnering with Living Nature to promote natural skin care solutions, it was announced yesterday.    Downes begins an Authentic Beauty Tour commencing in Wellington on November 23, continuing to Christchurch and Auckland, before concluding in Hamilton on December 1.    Meanwhile, New Zealand TV host Jeanette […]

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Our gym’ll fix it: Ace Hotel opens Feel Good Spa

October 25, 2010/22.58

From top The Ace’s pool area, viewed at dawn the following morning: a spectacular setting at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains. The Laughing Yogi beamed in from LA to offer blessings for the Feel Good Spa. The entry to the gym, easily located by its colourful bar patterns on the windows. The compact […]

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Linden Leaves’ Rugby Soap helps Movember

October 14, 2010/11.00

We picked up one of Linden Leaves’ men’s soaps not too long ago and thought very highly of it. Tying in to mood of the moment, the company has released its Rugby Soap on a Rope to support Movember, the campaign where men grow moustaches to support men’s health.    The triple-milled vegetable soap is […]

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Celebrities donate fashion items to Alder Hey’s appeal

July 6, 2010/6.23

Dannii Minogue, Sienna Miller, Twiggy and Paloma Faith are among the celebrities who have donated an item from their own wardrobe to support Alder Hey–Imagine Appeal’s second Clothes Throw event in Liverpool in October.    Alder Hey is Europe’s busiest children’s hospital, providing care for c. 250,000 young patients each year.    The items will […]

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Neil Gussey photographs Miss Universe New Zealand 2010, Ria van Dyke

July 1, 2010/9.16

Neil Gussey Photographer Neil Gussey is the latest lensman to shoot Miss Universe New Zealand 2010, Ria van Dyke.    The latest photographs were made available to the pageant yesterday, and can be found on the official site. The pageant’s Facebook fan page also has the images. Above is a selection of the newest.   […]

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Geo Skincare retails its certified organic range

June 25, 2010/4.49

Although the Geo Skincare brand has been around for the last ten years at health and beauty spas, only through popular demand has this exciting range of organic skin care products become available at selected pharmacies in New Zealand.    The Geo Skincare treatment range is made up of 22 products, including six designed especially […]

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From Cheryl Cole to the fitness “boot camp”

May 19, 2010/10.02

Sean Gallup for de Grisogono/Getty Images For those of you catching up with Lucire on your RSS feeds, a little note to say that we were among the first media to get you pics from Cheryl Cole’s performance at the de Grisogono dinner party, where she entertained some of the stars at the Festival de […]

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Rating the amenities

April 22, 2010/1.43

You can tell a lot about a luxury property simply by looking at the amenities laid out in the bathroom. Recently I applied the amenity-test to three properties in Paris: the first, a higher end boutique inn near Trocadero, had l’Occitane products, a solid mid-level retail brand- the interesting and sportif Verveine scent, and good […]

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Kylie Minogue, Sienna Miller, Claudia Schiffer pose for breast cancer campaign

March 29, 2010/9.00

Mario Testino/FTBC The Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign for 2010 sees Kylie Minogue, Sienna Miller and Claudia Schiffer—celebrities who hail from three continents—model for the cause, photographed by Mario Testino.    The target for the charity this year, with its campaign running from March 29 to mid-May, is £1 million.    Items for sale supporting […]

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