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Winter skin care: new releases from La Mav, Murad, and Weleda

April 2, 2012/2.23

The buzz in the beauty world is all about what’s underneath: we’re talking skin care, people.    Here are Lucire’s hot picks for what should be going on your skin in these colder months.    La Mav’s sweet orange foaming facial cleanser (100 ml, NZ$54·90) is designed to gently remove impurities from oily to combination […]

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Fast-selling Manuka Doctor range, with Purified Bee Venom, now available in New Zealand

March 30, 2012/23.21

Manuka Doctor has launched New Zealand’s first Purified Bee Venom skin care collection. As previewed by our US west coast editor Elyse Glickman when Manuka Doctor did the rounds in Hollywood, the range features high-performance concentrated bee venom to create an innovative skin care collection, available for the first time in New Zealand after selling […]

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Diet Coke and Minka Kelly prepare to promote the ’12 Heart Truth Red Dress collection at NYFW

February 7, 2012/9.38

The Heart Truth campaign has seen the Coca-Cola Company create newly designed packaging for Diet Coke to commemorate the soft drink manufacturer’s fifth-year support of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) campaign, to promote heart disease awareness. Diet Coke has also participated in numerous awareness-raising programmes to aid the campaign over the last […]

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Kaikoura welcomes dance studio and restaurant combo

January 4, 2012/11.14

Possibly New Zealand’s only restaurant and dance studio opened in Kaikoura today.    Passione, an Italian pizza restaurant, and Soul Studio had their gala opening in the centre of the seaside town at 5 p.m. today (January 4). Full trading hours begin January 5.    The restaurant–studio is the brainchild of a young couple and […]

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Ralph Lauren talks to Oprah Winfrey in A-list fund-raiser at Lincoln Center

October 25, 2011/20.00

A Monday night event for the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention at Lincoln Center featured, as its principal attraction, a heart-to-heart on-stage chat between Oprah Winfrey and Ralph Lauren himself.    Attended by celebrities including Naomi Watts, Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan, Uma Thurman, Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, Martha Stewart and […]

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Mitch Winehouse to open for Matt Goss at Royal Albert Hall

October 19, 2011/21.30

Mitch Winehouse, father of the late Amy, speaks about his planned performance at the Royal Albert Hall, opening for Matt Goss.    His performance is to bring awareness of the foundation set up in Amy Winehouse’s name, which plans to help young people with addictions.    Mr Winehouse adds that Amy was a Bros fan […]

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Kim Kardashian attends Angel Ball 2011, honouring Naomi Campbell


Kim Kardashian was one of the celebrity guests—including Tommy Hilfiger, Stephen Baldwin and Russell Simmons—at the annual Angel Ball at Cipriani Wall Street. The event raises funds for cancer research.    In front of 780 guests, Kardashian talked about the loss of her father to cancer. She then introduced singer Patti La Belle, who performed […]

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Dr Dermacare launches, targeting pimple-prone skin

July 29, 2011/1.09

No matter what age, pimples are something we wish we could get rid of. However, 20 per cent of New Zealand women aged between 25 and 40 suffer from the debilitating physical and psychological effects of pimple blemish-prone skin.    We can all now rejoice, as there is a solution to help those affected by […]

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Miss California, Alyssa Campanella, crowned Miss USA 2011

June 20, 2011/9.27

Miss California, Alyssa Campanella, has been crowned Miss USA 2011 at the Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will represent her country at Miss Universe this August in São Paulo, Brazil.    First runner-up was Miss Tennessee, Ashley Durham, followed by Miss Alabama, Madeline Mitchell, and Miss Texas, Ana Rodriguez.    Campanella and […]

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