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Rituals Cosmetics opens a new store in Lausanne

Rituals Cosmetics opens a new store in Lausanne

Beauty brands are not only a product provider, they participate to your beauty routine, which means they create self-indulgent moments for you. With Rituals Cosmetics, the philosophy tends to generate happiness that can be found in the smallest of things. The brand’s aim is to transform your daily beauty routines into meaningful moments with a luxurious touch. So last night, Lausanne increased happiness with the opening of a new Rituals Cosmetics store. Rituals… a new philosophy in beauty care Rituals was launched in 2000 and they were the first brand to blend a special choice of home products as well as women and men skincare. Today they also add apparel up to a certain level. They have completely reviewed the philosophy of wellbeing by treating it as a whole. Rituals inspirations comes from the far-east, from Middle-East to Japan, China or India. From Ayurveda ancient knowledge to special Sakura rituals,…

4 Ways to Get Silky Smooth Skin

4 Ways to Get Silky Smooth Skin

Every woman wants the smoothest, silkiest skin possible but it seems like no matter what they do or how hard they try, their skin just seems to get rougher and drier. Actually, according to board certified dermatologist, Dr. Jessica Krant, that may be the problem. Women just try too hard and in so doing will do more damage than good. If you are looking for the silkiest smoothest skin imaginable, here are great four ways for you to have the skin of your dreams. 1. Avoid Over Washing and Harsh Soaps Most women are laboring under the impression that they need to scrub their face several times a day. This could be the most worst move they can make if the silky smooth skin they are looking for is on their face. Dr. Krant says that the market is flooded with all kinds of anti-aging products that dry the skin…

Shine Bright Like the Stars: Skincare Tips from Celebrity Dermatologists

Shine Bright Like the Stars: Skincare Tips from Celebrity Dermatologists

As a celebrity, you’re expected to carry yourself to a certain standard. But how do they do it? Beauty Tips from the celebrities themselves.

Say Good Bye To Warts With These Best Techniques

Say Good Bye To Warts With These Best Techniques

Warts! Aww.. brings that gross feeling. No doubt they are quite uncomfortable and even unbearable skin disease. It’s a skin disease that is often hidden as most of them have fear that someone will make fun of that gross part. And even at times few warts bleed which surely brings that uncomfortable feeling. I am sure if you are suffering from such disease you would be looking for best way to get rid of that permanently. They are caused by a viral infection called Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and is a contagious skin disease. Well, now don’t despair you can get rid of these warts soon. Explore some of the fastest wart removal methods: One of the approaches to dispose the warts is through recommended medicines like cantharidin. This is controlled by doctors or health experts on your warts and spreads it with bandage. Cantharidin usually makes the skin under the…

Aesop Double-Edge Razor, must have for men

Aesop Double-Edge Razor, must have for men

One very specific beauty care strictly reserved for men is Shaving. Aesop proposes a full range of products to help you shave every time you need. This year, Aesop is launching the ultimate razor for men: The Double-Edge Razor. Here are full details about it. This Double-Edge Razor is handmade by skilled English craftsmen.

Aesop, the Guild of Artisans, beautiful craftmanship – Video

Aesop, the Guild of Artisans, beautiful craftmanship – Video

The Guild of Artisans, pay respects to materials frequently employed in Aesop spaces: ceramic, leather, textiles, copper, timber, and marble. They also honour historic craft guilds, and those who spend a lifetime honing the knowledge and techniques that enable them to excel in their respective crafts. Aesop released a new video that highlights this amazing inspiration for the end of the year christmas sets. You can read our review about the Guild of Artisans gift sets here: http://luxuryactivist.com/beauty/aesop-new-giftsets-for-the-holiday-season-inspired-by-the-guild-of-artisans  Aesop by honoring the Guild of Artisans, opened a page of history. Firstly emerged in the middle ages, guilds of artisans were a way to perpetuate and preserve hundreds of years of know-how and transmit it to the incoming generations. The 13th, the 14th and the 17th century were amazing moments in history that developed generations of artisans across Europe, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, India, Japan and China. By the 19th century, many guilds…

Aesop new Giftsets for the Holiday Season. Inspired by the Guild of Artisans.

Aesop new Giftsets for the Holiday Season. Inspired by the Guild of Artisans.

Inspired by the Guild of Artisans that were created all around the world, the new Holiday season gift-sets by Aesop highlights the beauty of the materials used in each Aesop store: Copper, Textile, Ceramic, Marble, Leather and Timber. Each material, reflects a different approach of the mind and body and each gift-set will gather a specific collection of products. Here is our review about the one honoring LEATHER, as The Supple Gentleman. This gift-set plays in words with the suppleness of Leather. It highlights the versatility of leather, used not only in upholstery fabric in various Aesop spaces, but also for a curtain with theatrical dimensions in the shop on Collins Street in Melbourne. The gift-set contains a trio of essential products to the daily life of modern man. The three products are part of Aesop best selling items and also perfect must-haves for men. This trio combined, will complete your daily ritual and…

The Perfect Bridal Skincare Regime For A Healthy Glow

The Perfect Bridal Skincare Regime For A Healthy Glow

A few months before your wedding, you’ve made great strides to make sure you appear picture-perfect from top to bottom. Your glittering silver gown is accented by the tiara at the top. You feel elegant and confident – no one can divert the attention away from you on your wedding day! But before practicing to walk down the aisle, you take a look in the mirror to see acne, fine lines, and pimples resting between your brows. Reality dawns on you: no one is immune to complicated skin conditions, not even a bride. That is why you need to utilize the months before the wedding to focus on skincare so you appear your best on the wedding day. Yes, it is indeed possible to achieve that radiant skin with a natural glow – all you need to do is follow a skincare regime while paying attention to detail. Here are some tips to…

Aesop, beauty care experts. Top 3 products this month

Aesop, beauty care experts. Top 3 products this month

Aesop is definitely the discovery of this year for LuxuryActivist. A while ago we reviewed the relaunch of Marrakech, the iconic fragrance of the Australian brand.  This month we tried 3 products from Aesop and the results are pretty amazing. Aesop Moroccan Neroli Shaving Serum Aesop Moroccan Neroli Post-Shave lotion Aesop Deodorant Aesop Moroccan Neroli Shaving Serum, amazing. We all known Shaving foam, Shaving oil, Shaving soap but I must say that a Shaving serum is definitely more original. Aesop has an amazing shaving product that will modestly blow your mind. If you have normal skin and bear or if you have a more sensitive case, this product is for you. This serum will protect your skin and allow a better sliding. You will be able to reach the hair beard closest to the skin. You will have a perfect result. The formula is quite short, as all Aesop products….

Fragrances in Brazil – Future trends.

Fragrances in Brazil – Future trends.

Brazil became the biggest market in the world for Cosmetics, Fragrances, beauty and hygiene. With 42 Billion US$ in 2012 of sales (15 billion US$ ex-factory), the Economic giant also smells very good. This is a 15,62% of growth vs 2011 and a double digit growth in the past 17 years. Sources: Abihpec and Euromonitor. Top Beauty segments in Brazil in 2012 by sales Hair care products: 4 billion US$ Alcoholic Fragrances: 2.7 Billion US$ Men’s Shaving products: 2 Billion US$ Deodorants: 1.7 billion US$ Bath products: 1.7 billion US$ Children beauty products: 0.6 Billion US$ Alcoholic Fragrances and deodorants have been growing by 15% every year on the past 5 years. To maintain this growth, companies have been investing in R&D in Brazil for more than 7 bilionUS$. This reflects the dynamism and the trust on the market from national and international companies TOP 10 Most important Brands in…

Nerola Illuminating face, hands and body by Laboratoire Mergens.

Nerola Illuminating face, hands and body by Laboratoire Mergens.

Switzerland has an amazing know-how in expertise skincare. Many laboratories are located in the purity and richness of Swiss Alps. Laboratoire Mergens is one of them. Based on a expert Dermatologic know-how, the company is located in Switzerland since 1993. for the past 20 years, they developed different beauty products adapted to all skin types, food complements and dermatological creams. Here is the review of their rewarded line Nerola Illuminating. Illuminating or enlightening products are not something new in the skincare industry. But what it is new is the fact that more and more western companies propose these kind of products in the Western world. In deed for several years, these specific products were more dedicated to markets like Japan, China and especially South Korea. The myth of the porcelain skin is a goal that every asian woman wishes to approach. So many skincare brands have dedicated and expert lines…

Victorinox opens the door of Innovative Face care for men.

Victorinox opens the door of Innovative Face care for men.

Victorinox, the iconic Swiss brand for Pocket knives, is bursting its way successfully in the beauty market. With millions of Fragrances sold all around the world, now, they opened a new chapter: Face care for men. In deed, they are launching under the Swiss Unlimited line, a new generation of skincare product. At luxuryactivist, we had the chance to try it.   Victorinox Fragrances complete the universe of Victorinox and of the original Swiss Army Knife. This universe includes Pocket and Kitchen knives, but also Travel Gear, Timepieces, Fashion or Fragrances. Victorinox fragrances convey an experience of the breathtaking beauty, freedom, and the freshness of Switzerland. With their fragrance families Swiss Unlimited and Swiss Army, Victorinox’s fragrance designers have successfully combined this characteristic alpine freshness with the values of modern, urban Switzerland to create a one-of-a-kind “Swiss Feeling.” The Swiss Unlimited fragrance lines convey the feeling of leaving behind an urban…

Men skincare, top 5 best face products.

Men skincare, top 5 best face products.

Discover here the top 5 best face care products for men at the market today. This selection was made by our Cosmetics expert at LuxuryActivist. When men get to take care of their skin, most of them are wondering what cream should they apply on their skin, especially on their faces. Normally they look around in their bathrooms and bedrooms but… nothing really will inspire them. That ‘s why LuxuryActivist will give you more tips in the future about beauty products, fashion, design…. or just send us un email and we can answer you. Here are our top 5 for men’s best face care. This selection fits men from 25 to 45 years old in general but of course if there is no specific problem a part the current ones (moisturizing, anti-aging, razor burn….). All 5 products are quite versatile so you can wear them as you like but at least…

Ange du Sud, simplicity at its best.

Ange du Sud, simplicity at its best.

This month, LuxuryActivist is introducing Ange du Sud (South Angel in french), a new cosmetic brand, born in the south of France in Marseille. They provide a short yet interesting range of body products. The brand claims a refined, ecological and natural approach of cosmetics. The Brand was born in 2011 in Marseille, France. The french city is known for its beautiful sea line and an annual sunshine. It is also the land of the traditional “Savon de Marseille”. Marseille soap or Savon de Marseille is a traditional soap made from vegetable oils that has been made around Marseille, France, for about 600 years. The first documented soapmaker in the area was recorded in about 1370. Traditionally, the soap is made by mixing sea water from the Mediterranean Sea, olive oil, and the alkaline chemicals soda ash (sodium carbonate) andlye (sodium hydroxide) together in a large cauldron. This mixture is then heated for several days, stirred constantly. The mixture is then allowed to sit and, once ready, it is…