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La Prairie A Tale of Luxury: Where Precious Materials Meet Infinite Beauty

La Prairie A Tale of Luxury: Where Precious Materials Meet Infinite Beauty

 From the chasms of earth and sea emerge the eternity of platinum, the opulence of gold, the indulgence of caviar and the luminosity of white caviar. Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie presents the next chapter of its unique story with a new film. The two-minute video highlights La Prairie’s four rare, precious ingredients used in its signature luxury collections. It underscores not only the Brand’s innovative, pioneering spirit in the world of skincare but also its place in the world of luxury. With this new film, La Prairie takes us into a journey of excellence and eternal beauty. From the indomitable nature of Swiss Alps and Sea, to the contemporary cutting edge technology, La Prairie pictures a dream of luxury, design and state of the art cosmetics. The film illustrates the rare ingredients used by La Prairie: Platinum Gold White Caviar Caviar We do not know if the action…

BYREDO Is Taking Over London And Paris – Stores Opening

BYREDO Is Taking Over London And Paris – Stores Opening

BYREDO is deploying its worldwide strategy by getting a strong footprint into the luxury retail. This fall the Swedish, Parisian based brand is opening a store in London and in Paris. A beautiful brand for beautiful people in beautiful places. BYREDO London – 42 Lexington Street The London flagship store is an important milestone for the brand retail deployment. The 200m2 store has 2 floors that allow to showcase all BYREDO products Fragrances Beauty Leather goods Eyewear The place itself is a beautiful address. Lexington street is originally a fashionable district for the aristocracy, it has been one of the main entertainment districts in the London capital since the 19th century. The building where BYREDO is placed, is a beautiful historic post-Georgian building erected in 1885 and was completely remodeled by Ben Gorham and Swedish architectural design studio Halleröd. The interior design of the store reminds us the original design already…

Trending Beauty: Going Au Naturel

Trending Beauty: Going Au Naturel

Anyone who follows beauty in the least will tell you trends are always changing. There’s always some new game-changing ingredient or new technique every makeup artist on YouTube is trying and styles that fluctuate with the season. At LuxuryActivist we have been paying careful attention to the beauty trends of 2018, and there’s one common theme that hasn’t let up and shows no sign of slowing down. That trend is going au naturel. We’re talking stripped down essentials that reveal simple beauty. Here are three ways the au naturel trend is taking the beauty industry by storm. Handcrafted Skincare Forget about the chemical-laced products created in a lab. Today, more people are reaching for skincare products made by a person using natural, organic ingredients. Companies like Zoetic that handcraft their skin concoctions are gaining a lot of momentum as consumers yearn for products that not only have natural ingredients but are made…

Pros and Cons of Lash Extensions: Are They Worth It?

Pros and Cons of Lash Extensions: Are They Worth It?

Lash extensions are a wildly popular trend in the beauty industry. In fact, according to a Wise Guys Report, the industry is growing by roughly 1.82 percent year on year, and is expected to reach a market size of $754 million by 2022. If you’re thinking of taking the leap and investing in some lash extensions but don’t really know much about it, take a look at some pros and cons to help you make the best decision. Pros of Lash Extensions Less Time Spent on Your Beauty Routine By getting lash extensions, you significantly cut down the time you spend on your everyday routine. Yes, by going to a professional, you are taking time out of your day and it will take some time to get them applied. But afterwards you will spend less time on your everyday makeup routine. Gives a Natural Look Even Without Makeup Why are long…

Teeth Fashion Trends

Teeth Fashion Trends

The fashion world is a dynamic industry. What was hip today may not necessarily be the case tomorrow. Through the years, we’ve witnessed a gradual evolution in fashion trends from baggy jeans, all sorts of hair styles, and various modes of dressing. At present, the latest developments in fashion are shining down on the dental world. Some of the top trends are: Gap Teeth Gap teeth are at times referred to as diastema. Around the world, various celebrities like Lauren Hutton, Madonna and Michael Strahan have been known to sport the gap teeth look with great success. For a number of decades, many people who had gap teeth made attempts to fix them, not flaunt them. Given their high standing in their respective fields, it’s little wonder that these celebs were able to go against the grain instead of conforming to the norm. Modeling agencies are now known to aggressively look for…

Hair Rituel by Sisley Paris, Haircare is the new Skincare

Hair Rituel by Sisley Paris, Haircare is the new Skincare

It has been more than 40 years now that Sisley Paris entered the world of skincare and delivered what nature has at its best into amazing products and formulas. 2018 is a new important milestone. It is the year that Sisley Research is now extending its know-how to hair care, launching its new brand in 2018: If you think about it, we have rituals for the face, for the skin, for make-up even. But what about the hair? In deed, we are missing a regular routine to help you have beautiful and gorgeous hair. Obviously in today’s world each minute counts, so Sisley has developed a short, yet very efficient and complete Hair Ritual that should blow your mind by its formulas. There are mainly six products to help you with your day-to-day beauty. One important question we had is why Sisley’s expertise in skincare is valuable for hair care? According…

6 Luxury Beauty Trends to Watch in 2018

6 Luxury Beauty Trends to Watch in 2018

We all need a bit of pampering now and then. Whether we treat ourselves to a gift to raise our happiness a little, or we go all out on a luxury pampering in order to bring our self-esteem up, it is important to make ourselves feel special sometimes. There’s nothing quite like indulging in a few of the latest and most luxurious home beauty trends. The worlds of beauty and fashion, for both men and women, are a constant stream of new trends and ideas. Most of these will burn out and fade away before anyone really notices their existence. Often, there is a good reason that fads die out, and in some cases, the ones that survive seem to defy all rational explanation. The following trends represent the latest ways that the average fashion-conscious individual can find luxury beauty products without the enormous price tag. Masks and Patches Ever…

Top Ways to Keep Skin Looking Young and Healthy

Top Ways to Keep Skin Looking Young and Healthy

Keeping your skin healthy is a top priority for many people and as you get older, your complexion and elasticity start to change. This change can mean a drier appearance and the onset of fine lines and wrinkles in later life. Although the aging process is inevitable, there are some ways that you can try to hold of the process a little longer. There are no miracle cures but following some simple steps will help you gain youthful looking skin for as long as possible. Take a look at these easy ways to incorporate lifestyle and skincare changes for healthier and happier skin. Wash your face regularly Keeping your skin clean helps to keep breakouts at bay. Washing away dirt and impurities is the first fight against tackling lackluster skin plus using gentle cleansing products is less likely to dry your skin out. Washing your face in a circular motion…

Theodora Haute-Parfumerie: Beautiful Fragrances In The Heart Of Geneva

Theodora Haute-Parfumerie: Beautiful Fragrances In The Heart Of Geneva

There are places you go and forget and others that leaves an invisible mark that you will always remember. THEODORA Haute-Parfumerie is one of these places. No matter if you are a fragrance lover, or just an amateur of beautiful things, your heart will be conquered if your curiosity takes you to open the doors of this shop in Geneva historic downtown. From Santa Maria Novella, to Molinard or Dyptique, your nose will follow the path of your heart and you will get into a rich and facetted olfactory journey. This is definitely our Chief Editor’s choice of the moment. THEODORA Haute Parfumerie, Independence Is beautiful In a fragrance world where the big store chains have smashed the distribution, some brave independent retailers still believe there is room for beautiful and alternative brands, that very often cannot find its placement within the “fragrance supermarkets”. Established in Geneva in 2005, THEODORA Haute…

La Prairie White Caviar Creme Extraordinaire: Pure Light!

La Prairie White Caviar Creme Extraordinaire: Pure Light!

 La Prairie is launching a new outstanding product this year within the White Caviar Collection. It is called the White Caviar Creme Extraordinaire. The new launch is an incredible moisturizing cream that offers new levels of luminosity and evenness. The accomplished challenge for scientists was to release the most powerful illuminating molecule yet. The goal being to banish dark spots and other skin discolorations. The brand guarantees immediate effects after 2 weeks, visible in one month. La Prairie scientist have screened more than 50’000 ingredients in order to find the most brightening active, this being LUMIDOSE. This revolutionary patented molecule is the most effective in supporting the inhibition of melanin, the pigment that causes dark spots. Melanin production is controlled primarily by one key enzyme for melanin synthesis: Tyrosinase. Of all the ingredients La Prairie screened, Lumidose has the lowest IC50-value — the concentration required for 50 per cent inhibition…

My Sisley Must-Haves For This Winter

My Sisley Must-Haves For This Winter

Winter is here and the ski season has never been so great for snow. Being outdoor is great for our health and state of mind but it also comes with a challenge for your skin. The weather conditions can be one of the skin aging factor. The cold, wind or sun can accelerate the natural skin aging process. Sisley has been working with the very best that nature and science can offer to help you protect your skin and take good care of it. Here are our top 3 must-haves you need in your bathroom in order to enjoy the very best of your winter season. Before going outside, protect your skin well Preparing your skin to go outside your home, it is like dressing up. If it is cold you will choose a comfortable and warm pull-over and if it is hot you will prefer a light blouse or…

The Luxury Health and Wellness Routine Every Man Needs

The Luxury Health and Wellness Routine Every Man Needs

It’s no myth that the well-rounded man lives a well-rounded lifestyle. Increasingly, men are investing more in themselves, including their looks and lifestyle, and there’s no longer any taboo or judgment around men’s health and wellness goals. So what are the steps every man should follow for the ultimate luxury health and wellness routine: does it really involve skincare, can you really work hard and play hard and stay looking young, and what does it take to be a silver fox? Keep reading if you want to find out more about the luxury health and wellness products, and procedures, that truly pay back. Maximizing your workout: get out of the gym sometimes Gone are the days where in order to be seen as masculine, you need to be seen pumping weights in the gym. More and more men are opting for strong but lean physiques, rather than a shape that would make…

Made In Pigalle Reveals the Paris of Parisians – Fragrance Review.

Made In Pigalle Reveals the Paris of Parisians – Fragrance Review.

While many fragrance brands are playing safe and keeping its footsteps into the conservative path of safe choices, some people try to dare something different, something with a soul. Meet MADE IN PIGALLE, a new Fragrance brand freshly launched with the aim of revealing the Paris of Parisians. It is our Fragrance brand of the month. MADE IN PIGALLE, Simple Ideas Are Often The Best. The founding soul of MADE IN PIGALLE is Paul Petit. A Parisian of course but above all, a passionate professional from the Fragrance and luxury industry. Paul is Parisian but he is also a citizen of the world. He lived in New York, Tokyo, London and Barcelona. He embraced the intensity and richness of living in great capitals and after so many years, Paris was calling him back. As we often say, when you learn how to market a product or a brand for others,…

Men’s Grooming for Christmas: Get Ready For Celebration In Beauty.

Men’s Grooming for Christmas: Get Ready For Celebration In Beauty.

The holiday season is already knocking at the door and the first snow just felt this week. We are already 20 days before Christmas and it is the perfect time for you, gentlemen, to prepare your beauty “assets”. Very often, men struggle with their beauty routine. Either we have no time for anything more than the basic hygiene or we will take hours treating ourselves. At the end, we do not really know how to handle a beauty routine on a regular basis. It is time for taking care of yourself. Here are 3 important pieces of advice to help you getting ready to celebrate. Care for your beard, it is time to be perfect Due to the fact that the hair that is on your face is much different from the hair on your head, it comes with its very own set of instructions. Beards are trendy at the…

Beauty Routine for Men, The Essentials. 

Beauty Routine for Men, The Essentials. 

Very often, men struggle with their beauty routine. Either we have no time for anything more than the basic hygiene or we will take hours treating ourselves. At the end, we do not really know how to handle a beauty routine on a regular basis. Here are 5 key tips to help you manage it. Nothing over the top, only the essentials. 1- Get your skin clean and healthy let’s start from the first step which is your skin. Do not mess around with it as you only have one (ok cells regenerate but you need to treat your skin well in anycase). The basic gesture for every men is to maintain one’s skin clean and healthy. And the solution is to exfoliate your skin twice a week. As we need to shave quite often, if your skin is recovered with loads of dead cells, shaving will not work well…

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