Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Account restored: we’re back on Instagram

Filed by Jack Yan/October 6, 2021/2.44

Lucire’s Instagram account has been reinstated, with Instagram parent company Facebook claiming that there had been a breach of its terms of service. I am personally thankful for those who responded to me and restored the account.    Their email states, inter alia, ‘You can’t attempt to create accounts or access or collect information in […]

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Dyson’s new Supersonic attachment solves the problem with flyaways without extreme heat

Filed by Lucire staff/October 4, 2021/0.00

The new Dyson Flyaway attachment for its Supersonic hairdryer is set to become a must, using a professionals’ technique to smooth flyaways without harmful extreme heat.    The attachment employs the Coanda effect, which attracts and lifts longer hairs to the front, and pushes flyaways through the tress and out of sight. This increases strand […]

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Instagram shuts down Lucire’s and others’ accounts with no explanation

Filed by Lucire staff/September 30, 2021/19.56

A number of Instagram accounts have been shut down with no violation of their terms and conditions, including the account for Lucire.    Activity on social media, especially Reddit, suggests that Instagram has been closing numerous accounts without warning, and barring any attempts at the link they provide to file appeals. One observer on Reddit’s […]

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No Time to Die special edition Aston Martin DB5 Junior released

Filed by Lucire staff/September 21, 2021/0.01

Today’s children have so many more choices of toys. Once the province of royalty—Aston Martin once presented a scaled-down, rideable DB5 to HRH Prince Andrew in his youth—the Little Car Company has now crafted a No Time to Die special edition of the Aston Martin DB5 Junior. While not unique as the Prince’s was, there’s […]

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Backed by clinical studies, Neostrata skin care arrives in New Zealand

Filed by Lucire staff/August 2, 2021/1.18

US brand Neostrata dermatologist-grade anti-ageing skin care has made it to New Zealand, with a launch range of 15 items, sold at Life Pharmacy and Chemist Warehouse from August 2.    The company’s founders were the pioneer in the use of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) in 1974, and went on to discover glycolic acid’s benefits […]

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Miss France 2021, Amandine Petit, goes electric blue with her Peugeot e-208

Filed by Lucire staff/July 14, 2021/8.44

Miss France 2021, Amandine Petit, has taken delivery of a Peugeot e-208 GT from the company’s dealership in Caen in Normandie, with Victor Mary, marketing director of the Mary group, handing her the keys.    Petit has chosen a blue e-208, the all-electric B-segment hatchback from the French car maker.    Since its launch in […]

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Coupé crossovers are the latest fad, as Ford Evos and Roewe Jing appear at Auto Shanghai

Filed by Lucire staff/April 19, 2021/21.45

It seems coupé crossovers, low-slung fastbacks riding on big wheels, are the trendy shape for cars now, after a decade dominated by the boxier variety, if Auto Shanghai’s débutantes today are any indication.    Ford showed its Evos crossover, with hints of the Mustang Mach-E—a car, based on its development code, that started off as […]

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Citroën redefines the large family car with the C5 X

Filed by Jack Yan/April 13, 2021/22.02

William Crozes/Continental Productions Is this the future of the CD- and D-segment family car? Citroën has unveiled its C5 X, the third generation (if you don’t count the C5 Aircross) of the C5 line, blending saloon, estate and SUV ideas.    Sales of conventional saloons and estates in this segment have been dropping for some […]

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Kia launches flagship Sorento model with plug-in hybrid powertrain in New Zealand

Filed by Jack Yan/April 7, 2021/0.33

It seems to be the trajectory of brands such as Hyundai and Kia: offering ever more stylish, premium models on the basis that even people who indulge in luxury like value for money.    Kia’s rise has been particularly marked after its appointment of Peter Schreyer as head of design, before being named one of […]

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Miss Spa launches a new body sculpting line just in time for summer

Filed by Jody Miller/April 2, 2021/22.57

Say sayonara to scars and ciao baby to that double chin. K-beauty brand Miss Spa premières their new line of body skin care products, being released online at Ulta and Walgreen’s this month. Miss Spa Sculpt features full-body serums, medical-grade silicone patches and easy-to-use beauty tools any skin care junkie should have in her arsenal. […]

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