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MAC unveils latest Viva Glam campaign, with Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper

February 11, 2010/1.22

MAC has unveiled its latest Viva Glam campaign, featuring Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper. Proceeds from the sale of its Viva Glam VII lipsticks will benefit the MAC Aids Fund.    The spring 2010 edition sees two new lipstick shades, with a light coral red lustre bearing Lauper’s name and a light blue–pink lustre with […]

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Mia Farrow makes an appeal on behalf of Haïti’s children

February 7, 2010/2.14

If you haven’t helped already, or would like to again, please do what you can for the victims of the Haïti earthquake. Mia Farrow appears in this latest PSA for UNICEF with some sober reminders of the situation. You may also like Claudia Schiffer and others commemorate children’s rights’ convention David Beckham highlights progress made […]

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Jennifer Hawkins breaks silence over nude cover shoot

January 7, 2010/23.21

Jennifer Hawkins has broken her silence over her nude cover photo for Marie Claire Australia, which has caused a great deal of controversy this week.    The former Miss Universe says the shoot was only done to raise money for an eating disorder charity, and to promote a healthy lifestyle.    The furore has surrounded […]

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Study reveals 38 per cent of men cannot see their manhoods

December 21, 2009/12.19

A Jenny Craig study has revealed that 38 per cent of Australian men cannot see their manhood when looking down, while Kiwis, too, need to watch themselves over the Christmas period.    Angela Berrill (left), Jenny Craig’s weight management expert, says, ‘New Zealand is one of the fattest nations in the world, which is frightening. […]

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David Beckham highlights progress made on HIV issue in Cape Town

December 15, 2009/11.24

During a visit to South Africa last week, footballer David Beckham went to a UNICEF-supported clinic in Khayelitsha Township, Cape Town, where he met and spoke to pregnant young women and new mothers who are living with HIV. As an ambassador for UNICEF, Beckham wanted to highlight the progress that has been made around the […]

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Filmmaker spearheads Ralph Lauren boycott in wake of Photoshop controversy

December 11, 2009/8.26

Documentary filmmaker Darryl Roberts (director of America the Beautiful, pictured at left) is spearheading a boycott against Polo Ralph Lauren, hitting Chicago, New York and San Francisco. On December 15, Roberts, along with 100 supporters, will boycott Lauren’s Downtown Chicago store (750 N. Michigan Avenue) at 4 p.m.    Roberts says that the YWCA of […]

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Dilmah family opens new centre to help women and children in need

December 10, 2009/23.57

The family behind Dilmah tea has spent over NZ$27 million on the first stage of a complex in Sri Lanka that will care for abused women, differently abled children and marginalized children from urban slums in Sri Lanka, it was announced today.    The first phase of the MJF Centre has been opened by Merrill […]

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Emporio Armani shows Product Red range

December 1, 2009/15.05

Emporio Armani has shown its products to support Product Red and World Aids Day. The products, including a watch and sunglasses, will be retailed online at, which turns red for the day to promote the global initiative.    A percentage of sales go to the Red fund, which finances projects in Africa. In addition […]

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MAC Cosmetics’ artists hit the streets to commemorate World Aids Day

November 23, 2009/2.05

On November 27, 45 make-up artists from MAC Cosmetics’ stores throughout New Zealand will participate in volunteer events to commemorate World Aids Day (December 1).    They will hit the streets in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch to sell red ribbons, funds from which will go to the Wellness Fund.    The Wellness Fund is accessed […]

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Evolve’s certified organic beauty range: in the making for years

November 16, 2009/5.32

We’ve known about Laura Rudoe’s Evolve beauty range for a long time—long before news of it became public last month. In fact, the connection to Lucire goes back to Laura’s days at Harvard University, when she was already very active in finding a way to produce ethically made and branded products.    Not only has […]

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