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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…

Friday Chronicles #27 – Top 4 luxury trends that you better watch out.

Friday Chronicles #27 – Top 4 luxury trends that you better watch out.

The luxury industry is completely redefining its scope right now. From the explosion of internet and specially Social Media, Millennials being so radical in terms of choices and a new luxury culture being established… all these elements bring luxury brands to develop new strategies. The time during which luxury brands would arrogantly dictate what people should wear or do is over. Here are 4 luxury trends that you better watch out if you wish to keep ahead of the luxury game. luxury [ luhk-shuh-ree, luhg-zhuh- ] Main Entry: luxury Part of Speech: noun Definition: great pleasure, indulgence Synonyms: affluence, bliss, comfort, delight, enjoyment, exorbitance, extravagance, frill, gratification, hedonism, high living, immoderation, intemperance, leisure, luxuriousness, opulence, rarity, richness, satisfaction, splendor, sumptuousness, treat, well-being Antonyms: austerity, economy, frugality The Luxury Market, big money for a worldwide business We estimate the global luxury market in 2017 up to $289 Billion (source: Worldwide Luxury Market…

Hautlence Playground Labyrinth by colette – Time to disconnect

Hautlence Playground Labyrinth by colette – Time to disconnect

The great thing about collaborations is that 1+1= 3. This means that when the partnership is good, the end result is more than simply an addition of efforts. This is the case with the amazing partnership between Hautlence and Colette. In one side we have a beautiful watch-making statement. In the other hand, Colette is the temple of trends and naturally all it-products are there. So the combination between these two brands bring something even more outstanding. It is not only about the product, it is a state of mind, a manifesto against the down-sides of modern society. Please welcome the new Hautlence Playground Labyrinth Limited Edition by Colette. Now it is definitely the time to disconnect. The Playground Labyrinth, daring is the only way Sometimes we feel that everything was already invented. All watch complications were created and basically the game is done. Until you realize that there is always…

Friday Chronicle #16: Luxury is dead, Hyper-Luxury is the new black.

Friday Chronicle #16: Luxury is dead, Hyper-Luxury is the new black.

A Hermes Kelly bag, a Bulgari emerald ring, or a Serge Lutens Fragrance? No thank you. Not luxury enough! In deed welcome to the era of the Hyper-Luxury.

La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream Sheer, the ultimate luxury collection

La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream Sheer, the ultimate luxury collection

La Prairie is symbol of ultimate luxury in terms of Cosmetics. Back in 1998, La Prairie settled the foundations of what would become a true icon in the cosmetic industry: the Skin Caviar Luxe Cream. Based in the cutting edge technology developed since 1987, La Prairie established all the codes for a luxury cosmetic product. This year they are launching an amazing complement to their Skin Caviar collection. Beautiful products like the Skin Caviar Luxe Cream Sheer. Check out the review here.

Sisley 2015, new launches you need to know

Sisley 2015, new launches you need to know

Sisley is starting the new year with amazing new products. Every year, Sisley innovates and proposes the best of nature at its best within a cosmetic product. Every ingredient is chosen carefully in order to provide you the best elements to improve moisture, youth and purity of the skin. Here is our selection of some of the new launches. Sisley Intense Dark Spots Corrector With the Intense Dark Spots Corrector, Sisley help to unify your skin by reducing the intensity and the size of all dark spots regardless of age and skin complexion. These dark spots can be produced either because of age, but also the sun or some skin problems. Sisley Intense Dark Spot Corrector is concentrated in highly-performing assets: The exclusive Brightening Complex by Sisley for a proven lightening action on skin spots, Prickly Pear Cactus Flower extract and Salicylic Acid known for their gentle exfoliating properties, Natural Alpha-bisabolol…

Montblanc, the Heritage Collection 1912

Montblanc, the Heritage Collection 1912

Montblanc is launching a new collection of writing instruments called the Heritage Collection 1912. The aim of the brand is to bring back the pioneering spirit of the early 20th century which is a major part of Montblanc’s legacy. It combines timeless design with traditional craftsmanship with an important technological leverage. Used to surprise us with amazing limited editions and collections, Montblanc has a endless source of creativity sourced into its heritage. As part of Montblanc ingenuity, the company experts have manufactured an amazing mechanism that controls both the complex retractable nib movement and the piston filling functions with just one simple pull of the cone. The design of the Montblanc Heritage Collection 1012 is inspired by the original fountain pen that made portable writing instruments a practical reality. In terms of details, several points to highlight. Firstly we can see the famous Montblanc star emblem encased in a dome of…

Montblanc, tribute to Albert Einstein.

Montblanc, tribute to Albert Einstein.

This year starts well for Montblanc. In deed, the luxury instrument company is launching a very special limited edition called the Montblanc Albert Einstein Limited edition. Relativity? Not really, just pure passion. There are 2 versions produced. Montblanc Albert Einstein Limited Edition – 99 pieces.  A reference to the chemical element ʻEinsteiniumʼ with the ordinal number 99, the Limited Edition is a masterpiece in design. Every detail brings to life the ground-breaking work that earned him such respect and admiration internationally. Crafted from 750 solid white gold, the body of this precious piece is covered with a skeleton net with a filigree overlay representing the space-time curve, Einstein’s disruptive discovery that demonstrated how in his universe, space and time are no longer flat but can pushed and pulled, stretched and warped by matter. The filigree engravings on the barrel and cone of the pen reflect his most famous formulas, and…

Make-up 2013 exclusive new launches. Sublime.

Make-up 2013 exclusive new launches. Sublime.

2013 starts with a great Make-up renewal for Sisley. Different new products coming this 1st semester 2013. After the Botanical D-Tox that we already talked about in another article, here are 2 major products to complete the Sisley make-up offer. MASCARA SO INTENSE, Thickening and fortifying 2 of biggest concerns for women about their lashes are always the thickness and the length. Depending on the days or on what a woman will do, she can diversify her make up. From almost nothing to highly sophistication, make-up can go with the outfit and the humor. But if there is always something a woman will never forget to do is to use a mascara. It is part of a woman daily rituals. So by applying on your body every day a product, you need to be sure it is the right one. That is why Sisley is launching their new Mascara collection…

Botanical D-Tox by Sisley, give your skin a good rest.

Botanical D-Tox by Sisley, give your skin a good rest.

Sisley is launching next february a new “rescue” skincare product called Botanical D-Tox – Detoxifying night treatment. Give your skin a break thanks to this new treatment by Sisley Cosmetics. The Botanical D-Tox by Sisley is a “Beautiful skin” cure program which all women need when suffering from Exhaustion. The interest if this product is that Sisley Research identified 3 major steps in the skin’s detoxication chain. This understanding helped Sisley Labs to create the perfect treatment just by boosting the natural process. THE FORMULA Step 1: Cells are detoxified deep down and deteriorated proteins are washed away. Our Skin produces a substance called Proteasome. This substance is responsible for the cleaning of deteriorated proteins. Sisley is adding a new active ingredient to its cosmetic palette. It is the Rice peptide extract. This new ingredient contains high-tech plant-based peptides that will stimulate the activity of proteasome. Step 2: The Skin…

Victorinox Black Ceramic knife, black is beautiful.

Victorinox Black Ceramic knife, black is beautiful.

When it comes to blades, Victorinox is a cutting edge brand. Of course the Swiss company is known for the legendary Swiss Army Knife, but they also developed an extreme talented Professional and Household Cutlery. Every year the company with the Cross&Shield surprises us with new products and this winter, discover the new Victorinox Black ceramic line. In deed they launched a while ago a very successful line in White ceramic and now they complete the offer by a very elegant line in black. Made from the purest Zirconium oxide, almost 100%, this knife is almost as hard as diamond. The ultra-pure zirconium oxide powder is compressed at a pressure of 1 500 bar and is sintered in special sinter furnaces at temperatures of 1 500 °C. A blade has extreme strength and is almost as hard as diamond. The ceramic blade is very sharp over a long period and…

Louis Vuitton opens first Global Flagship store in Brazil

Louis Vuitton opens first Global Flagship store in Brazil

Louis Vuitton just opened the first Global Flagship store in Latin America. It is located at Iguatemi Mall in Sâo Paulo – Jardims area. Inspired by the architecture concept of the LV New Bond Street in London, the store reveals several separate rooms by specialization. From The “Art of Travel” towards Mens, women’s ready-to-wear up to accessories collections. There is another section dedicated to Haute Maroquinerie where customers can choose up to 80,000 combinations to get a unique design for a handbag. The leather brand asked brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana for creating an area called “Cabinet de voyage”. With this launch, Louis Vuitton reinforce its presence in Brazil and South America, one of the strongest regions in terms of growth for luxury products. Louis Vuitton has 450 flagship stores in the world, 125 are located in South America. To see more news about Louis Vuitton, please connect to…

Sisley Les Soins Botaniques, new ritual at department stores

Sisley Les Soins Botaniques, new ritual at department stores

Sisley Cosmetics reinvent their approach of face care with a new face ritual delivered at the Point of Sale. Called Les Soins Botaniques, it provides you what Sisley offers the best in a 15mn express ritual. Luxuryactivist was at Sisley’s flagship counter at Jelmoli in Zürich to discover it in avant-première. What makes you loyal to a brand at the point of sales? Well, of course the quality of products and the advice we get from the Beauty advisors counts, but finally it is more the service and the attention you get. If you feel taken care by the beauty advisor, that she listen to your needs, sometimes worries, and that she provides you with a great service, you become a loyal customer. At Sisley Cosmetics, their aim is to place the customer at the heart of their motivation and providing the best cosmetic experience is part of Sisley’s philosophy. This week…