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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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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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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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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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The holistic approach

April 7, 2009/4.30

Photographed by Parris Bambery Tucked away at the back of Cuba Mall in Wellington lies a haven for those seeking out alternative health treatment and advice. Wellcare Chinese Medical Clinic and Herbal Shop opened in 1995 and encompasses traditional Chinese healing philosophies that have been employed for 5,000 years. The owner, Dr Jun Wu, has established […]

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