Beauty

3 Big Lies about Feminine Beauty and How to Get Rid of Them.

3 Big Lies about Feminine Beauty and How to Get Rid of Them.

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe years 2000 brought femininity to a new area of extremes. We went from an over-sexualized femininity at the beginning of the 21st century towards a more natural approach of things. Still, women have always the pressure to look good and to fit a certain stereotype. Here are 3 big lies and how should you get rid of them. Lie N.1: Men prefer thin girls This is obviously a lie. Men in general prefer to have a “little more than a little less”. Men prefer to see shapes and to be able to relate to femininity without any compromise. There are always exceptions but it is interesting to see that almost all the feminine press that has been advertising skinny girls are all leaded by women. Vogue – Anna Wintour Elle magazine – Roberta Myers Harper’s Bazaar – Glenda Bailey Cosmopolitan – Joanna Coles Marie Claire – Anne Fulenwider Net-à-Porter –…

Ultimate Guide for Top 2017 Nail Art Trends – Color is Beautiful

Ultimate Guide for Top 2017 Nail Art Trends – Color is Beautiful

Reading Time: 8 minutes2016 was another year in which the Nail Polish market had a strong growth. This beauty segment grew by 6% showing for the 5th year in a row a consistent development (source: Kline). Here are some key insights from 2016 and 5 biggest trends for the 2017 nail art market. 2016, key take aways from the Nail Polish Market 2016 was another outstanding year. The Nail polish industry has evolved in a solid manner, providing to all customers several new opportunities. From basics to pure innovative products, everybody could find its way. What should we keep from this segment? Long Lasting Nail Polish One of the biggest focus in the past 12 month was the aptitude for brands to propose long lasting nail polish, that could be used at work and during party time. The Long-wear nail polish category has been growing by triple-digit since 2015 and it was still…

Aesop Holiday Season launches – treat yourself good.

Aesop Holiday Season launches – treat yourself good.

Reading Time: 4 minutesEvery Holiday season, Aesop delight us with the very best of its product collection. Either with new amazing launches or with great giftsets, Aesop is definitely one of the stars of the season. Here are their recent launches. You will be amazed. Parsley Seed Anti-oxydant facial cream & Lucent Facial Concentrate The new Parsley Seed Antioxydant is a richly emollient cream offering exceptional anti-oxidant fortification for the skin. Potent, soothing moisturiser formulated with emollient botanicals and anti-oxidant rich ingredients to fortify the skin and leave it feeling soft, supple and thoroughly hydrated. Suited to most skin types, other than sensitive. 3 main ingredients: White Tea Tocopherol Rock Rose This fresh, herbaceous scented cream will delight you with a  moment of pure pleasure. Your skin will feel and look hydrated. It is the perfect care to start the holiday season with. The new Lucent Facial Concentrate by Aesop is a vitamin-rich hydrating…

Sisley Eau du Soir – Limited edition 2016: White is the color.

Sisley Eau du Soir – Limited edition 2016: White is the color.

Reading Time: 2 minutesSisley revealed its limited edition of Eau du Soir for this Christmas. Sisley aficionados have a regular appointment with the brand to discover the new redesign of Eau du Soir. After the success of Soir d’Orient last year, Sisley takes christmas with another great creation around Eau du Soir. Sisley Eau du Soir 2016 Limited Edition: White and Gold The new floral and graphic Eau du Soir Limited Edition is eye-catching. The bright white lacquered bottle is decorated with circle arabesques and black and gold petals merged in a hypnotic round. Eau du Soir is the second perfume by the house of Sisley and it is feminine, elegant and eternal. Its complex and rich composition is based on perfect harmony of contrasted lines: fresh citrus, sensual flowers, warm amber and musk. The flacon, with its golden cap was designed by Polish sculptor Bronisław Krzysztof. The top notes are mandarin orange, grapefruit, spruce and carnation….

Top 5 Most Luxurious Healthcare Centers On the Planet

Top 5 Most Luxurious Healthcare Centers On the Planet

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe world is filled with an abundance of medical centers who all compete to provide excellent healthcare services. However, there are a select few who provide a much higher quality of service to individuals who are willing to pay extra to be seen by a doctor of nursing practice. These facilities also utilize the latest equipment and offer luxurious amenities that you wouldn’t be able to find at a typical healthcare center. In this post, we’re going to take a look at five of the most luxurious health care centers on earth. 1) Diamond Physicians Diamond Physicians are described as being one of the leading luxury health care service providers in America. Unlike many health care centers, they charge a flat monthly fee, which is separate from what their patients have to pay to be seen by a physician. However, unlike most centers, they limit the amount of patients that…

Sisley Double Tenseur: instant and long-term

Sisley Double Tenseur: instant and long-term

Reading Time: 2 minutesSisley rediscover the lifting effect thanks to Sisley Double Tenseur. A lifting skin care with botanical extracts which is effective both immediately and in the long-term. This moisturizing and ultra-sensorial fresh gel with a “second skin” effect is doubly effective, both immediately and in the long term. An immediate lifting and smoothing effect on the skin’s surface: Oat seed extract creates a continuous, stretchy and flexible 3D mesh on the skin’s surface which, as it retracts, smoothes the skin, thereby giving an immediate lifting sensation. At the same time, the combination of Rhatany and Lemon extracts tones and smoothes skin texture. An in-depth strengthening of the skin’s firming capacity: day after day, the powerful combination of plant-based active ingredients, Tiger Nut and Cottonseed extracts, strengthens the dermal structure. The face is instantly firmed, features appear lifted and signs of fatigue are faded. After 4 weeks, the skin is more toned, it feels denser…

L’Homme Cologne Cedrat by l’Occitane. Gentleman’s signature.

L’Homme Cologne Cedrat by l’Occitane. Gentleman’s signature.

Reading Time: 3 minutesCédrat is probably one of the most mysterious citrus fruit. Also called Citron (do not be confused with Lemon), Cedrat was considered as one of the rarest fruits in Ancient times. We tend to consider Cedrat as the golden fruits from the Garden of Hesperides. Its fragrance is subtle as intense and has been part of men’s perfumery heritage. L’Occitane en Province has been exploring this theme as part of the brand legacy, as a true masculine theme. For this christmas, L’Occitane reinvents its masculine territory thanks to L’Homme Cologne Cedrat. With a fragrance flacon invented by Olivier Baussan, the main idea was to rediscover a masculine flask. A perfect timeless theme for a timeless and elegant scent. L’OCCITANE’s masculine fragrances for men are comprised of harmonious blends of wood, spices, and herbs, and evoke feelings of mystery, ruggedness, and sensuality. Each fragrance reflects Provence’s authentic nature. With its striking appearance and irregular…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Properly Washing Your Face

The Do’s and Don’ts of Properly Washing Your Face

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt seems so simple, so basic. But many people are washing their face all wrong. During our adolescent years, we all learned about the importance of keeping our face clean. Battling hormones was a big enough challenge without adding dirt, sweat and environmental factors on top of it. Chances are you swiped on an Oxy pad or washed with a salicylic acid bar soap and called it a day. Achieving silky smooth skin starts with properly washing your face. The do’s and don’ts below will help you perfect your daily cleansing routine to reveal beautiful skin under the build up. Don’t Forget It’s a 4-5 Step Process Washing your face properly doesn’t end when you rinse off the cleanser. That’s just the first step. To really get your face fresh and clean, you should follow up with an alcohol-free toner and then a serum that nourishes the skin. Finally, top the…

Swiss Blog: Aesop opens new store in Lausanne

Swiss Blog: Aesop opens new store in Lausanne

Reading Time: 4 minutesAesop just opened a new store in Lausanne. Year after year, the Australian brand is investing into the Swiss Market as being part of one of its key european territories. Aesop is an amazing brand. It all started in 1987 in Melbourne – Australia. It was founded by Dennis Paphitis. His aim was to have a precise and expert range of superlative products in which he would gather the best of what nature and science can offer. In addition to skincare, Aesop also produces hair care, soaps and fragrance. Each time Aesop opens a new store, it is an unique new story starting. Each store has an unique design and atmosphere. In Lausanne, it is all about wood. Located in the historical area of the city, the new Aesop boutique was designed by  Marion Mouny, architect at Aesop Design department. The space is inspired by what Gio Ponti did at the Intercontinental Hotel in Naples….

Luxury Blog: IOMA Paris opens new store in Paris – A temple to beauty.

Luxury Blog: IOMA Paris opens new store in Paris – A temple to beauty.

Reading Time: 5 minutesIOMA, the beauty high-tech brand opens a new store in the heart of Paris, at Saint German des Près. In this new store, the brand gathers the very best of high-tech and skin expertise. You will be able to find the best sellers of the brand as well as specific treatments, including massage cabines. This is definitely a new beauty destination in Paris. IOMA is a skin expert and all the concept is based in trying the find the best and the most adapted treatment for your own skin. For that the brand has created different high-tech skin diagnosis in order to personalize the offered treatment. The power of the brand is to be present in 17 countries in 3 different continents. These represent more than 1’500 sales outlets across the world. IOMA deployed 2’200 skin diagnostic devices. In one hand, the brand can serve its customer’s best interests and…

Must-Read Article On The Most Beautiful Flowers In The World

Must-Read Article On The Most Beautiful Flowers In The World

Reading Time: 4 minutesFlowers are considered to be one of the sweetest creation of God and this is the reason why they are the center point of every occasion conducted by humans. Flowers have always been at the heart of any occasion whether it is a wedding or a formal get-to-gather. Flowers take the decoration for any occasion to the next level. Today with the emergence of a large number of flower suppliers, one can easily have their desired flowers delivered right at their doorsteps. Moyses Flowers are one of the most reputed suppliers of flowers in London. The flower delivery by moysesflowers.co.uk is the best and most reliable one around London. So a question for you. If you were asked to pick the prettiest flowers in the world, which all would you pick? Definitely, it is very hard to pick a few flowers among so many wonderful flowers in the world. Here are some flowers…

Kenzo World – the new fragrance with a blast!

Kenzo World – the new fragrance with a blast!

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you think you already saw everything in a fragrance advertising, wait until you watch the tv ad for the new Kenzo fragrance. It is a completely counter-culture approach against the establishment. This is for sure the it-launch of this fall. Directed by Spike Jonze, this new film tells the story of a young woman who definitely has more than enough of her life. She is completely annihilated by her day to day do’s and don’ts. From a traditional scenery of a socialite environment, there is a “too-much-is-enough” blast. For this daring project only the inventive mind behind Being John Malkovich could nail it. Spike Jonze became a video clip expert by directing music clips for the Beasties Boys, REM, Puff Daddy, Björk or Lady Gaga and Kayne West. It is modern, elegant and with a high dose of daring. Actress and dancer Margaret Qualley performs an unforgettable choreography imagined by…

Friday Chronicles #24: The Duty free business and how to send fragrances to hell

Friday Chronicles #24: The Duty free business and how to send fragrances to hell

Reading Time: 7 minutesThe fragrance industry is a a strong segment of the luxury business. In the world, it represents USD 36.6 billion which is 16.8% of te total luxury market. One dynamic area of business in fragrances is the Duty Free activity. People travels more and more and the Duty Free activity increases exponentially year after year. From a very exclusive offer to the mass-market of fragrances, today’s Duty Free experience is overwhelming, aggressive, discount oriented and based on the race for new launches. Welcome to fragrance hell! The economic crisis since 2009 dragged the Fragrance market to the darkest sides of cheapness Since 2009 the economic crises pushed several fragrance brands to review their strategy. Launches were reviewed and each dollar invested was spent carefully. There are very low risk-takers and all the launches seem to adopt a safe mode:  Pink and Gold for women Blue and grey for men Floral…

Les Parfums Louis Vuitton, and the journey continues

Les Parfums Louis Vuitton, and the journey continues

Reading Time: 6 minutesProbably the most awaited fragrance launch has finally arrived. Louis Vuitton revealed their new fragrance collection, carefully crafted by Jacques Cavallier Belletrud the in-house Master Perfumer. A contemporary collection of seven fragrances that completely translate the spirit and the philosophy of Louis Vuitton’s creative universe. From the airiness of Rose des Vents to the intoxicating Turbulences, the ecstasy of a first night with Dans la Peau to the mindful immersion in nature with Apogée; from the self-revealing Contre Moi to an exploration of a darker side with Matière Noire and the explosion of the senses with Mille Feux… Les parfums Louis Vuitton describe a journey of emotions. It is definitely the luxury news of the month! Named Maître Parfumeur of Louis Vuitton in 2012, Jacques Cavallier Belletrud traveled the world for four years to perfect the first collection of Louis Vuitton perfumes. Each fragrance he created starts with an emotion,…

3 Beauty Secrets For Men: The Perfect face.

3 Beauty Secrets For Men: The Perfect face.

Reading Time: 9 minutesEvery morning it is the same struggle: how to take care of your skin and still keep things time efficient. As a man, your face is your visit card and year after year you need to take care of it. Naturally men tend to spend less time on beauty routines. In the morning every second counts, generally taken by shower and coffee! In order to help you keep things efficient, here are the 3 essential gestures you need to do and how. 1- Exfoliating your face: the essential gesture that every man forgets Your skin is the largest organ on your body, made up of several different components, including water, protein, lipids, and different minerals and chemicals. If you’re average, your skin weighs about six pounds. It’s job is crucial: to protect you from infections and germs. Throughout your life, your skin will change constantly, for better or worse. In…