skincare

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…

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

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

It 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

Aesop 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….

La Prairie Cellular Radiance Perfecting Fluide Pure Gold, precious beauty jewel.

La Prairie Cellular Radiance Perfecting Fluide Pure Gold, precious beauty jewel.

La Prairie is one of the most iconic luxury beauty brand and every beauty treatment is a true self-indulgence. This year they are launching a new amazing product called Cellular Radiance Perfect Fluide Pure Gold.

La Prairie Anti-aging Rapid Response Booster – New!

La Prairie Anti-aging Rapid Response Booster – New!

La Prairie is launching next month a new helper against wrinkles. It is called Anti-aging Rapide Response Booster. When it comes to fight against wrinkles, every day counts. Now, with the Anti-Aging Booster Rapid Intervention, a new dimension is offered to you in terms of timeless beauty in just two weeks. Formulated with a targeted delivery system, it releases next generation ingredients exactly where your skin needs it most, the cells responsible for the production of collagen and elastin, and this from day one. Over the two weeks of treatment, wrinkles and deep lines seem to disappear, revealing a dramatic improvement in the appearance of the skin. How does it work? The new Anti-aging Rapid Response Booster has a neuro-calming natural peptide that helps control skin aging, blurring the appearance of deep wrinkles and enhancing the protective barrier of the skin to retain its moisture. In addition, a special plankton extract…

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…

La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal collection, the 2015 new launches

La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal collection, the 2015 new launches

Switzerland has an extraordinary natural landscape and some brands like La Prairie knows how to take the best Swiss nature can offer and encapsulate it in a flacon. One of the best examples is the Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal collection. Launched in 2014, La Prairie presented 2 products in this new collection: CELLULAR SWISS ICE CRYSTAL DRY OIL CELLULAR SWISS ICE CRYSTAL CREAM  In January 2015, 2 new products will be launched in order to complete the collection. The first one is the Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Eye cream and the second one is the Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Emulsion. These 2 products will be the perfect complement of the first two launches already present in the collection. La Prairie’s philosophy is to create an individualised skincare plan that answers your every need or desire. The essentials are the key to this philosophy. This new collection capitalizes on the power of certain…

Trust My Nose, new website for bodycare reviews

Trust My Nose, new website for bodycare reviews

With hundreds of product launches every year, the body care segment is one of the most dynamic beauty sectors of all. According to ReportLinker, the full body care and Hygiene sector is growing by 4% each year to reach 47 billion US$ by 2015. So, how to find the right product for your needs? Now, you have one website that will give you an independent yet expert advice. The website is called Trust My Nose. All products are reviewed by perfumery industry professionals giving you unbiased informative reviews and comparisons on the Best Body Care Products from the U.S. and European Markets. What is the interest of it? Well, you can find all information about the hot launches worldwide but above all, the opinion of experts in order to provide you a true opinion about each product. Under scores going from 0 to 10, they judge Texture, Fragrance, Performance and…

Supremÿa Yeux La Nuit by Sisley, efficiency while sleeping.

Supremÿa Yeux La Nuit by Sisley, efficiency while sleeping.

All wise people will tell you: “nothing better than a good night sleep”. Sisley this fall helps you maximize your night time to give you the best for your day life. How? With the launch of Supremÿa Yeux La Nuit, get all your past years back… only in 4 little weeks.   It is better in the night During a good night sleep, your body is working for you. Many natural mechanisms have a role to play and help your body to recover from all the aggression made by day conditions: stress, pollution, cold, humidity, etc. Why the usage of cosmetics during the night is more efficient? The Cell renewal is higher During the day, the skin cells play their role, when the night comes they start the “cleaning up”. Many studies have shown that skin regeneration is 2x more active in the night than at any time of the…

Alchimie Forever, Swiss quality for your daily beauty.

Alchimie Forever, Swiss quality for your daily beauty.

Discover Alchimie for Ever, a Swiss skincare company that provides both the best from Dermatology and the best from Nature into a modern range of skincare products. All Swiss made, so you cannot be disappointed. It all started in 2004 on the initiative of Ada Polla, current CEO. Her parents being in the medical industry she had the right background to start a serious business in the beauty area. So the father, Dr. Luigi Polla, acts since the start of the company as the Dermatologist Chief responsable for all developments and all the tests, a crucial phase. The mother, Dr. Barbara Polla, took over the R&D Department to make sure that all the products are developped in the best qualitative way. So in each Alchimie Forever product you have what Nature and Science have to propose at its best. All the products from Alchimie Forever are manufactured 100% in Switzerland,…

Get ready for summer with Sisley

Get ready for summer with Sisley

Every year Sisley surprises us with a great range of products for Summer. This year discover the new Super Stick Solaire and the new Self Tanning Body care. This year Sisley is expanding its sun care range with a new water-resistant Sun protection stick created exclusively for the sensitive areas of the face.   SUPER STICK SOLAIRE Every year it is always the same thing. Which sun care product should I choose for this summer season? And every year we always hesitate. Especially when it comes to the face as we are always concerned by our face skin. Sisley brings the perfect solution for it by launching the new Super Stick. Sisley research selected broad spectrum UVA and UVB mineral screens, composed of micronised zinc AnD titanium oxides, specially adapted for the most sensitive areas of the face. The skin’s natural defenses are strengthened by vitamin e Acetate, an antioxidant which helps…

Best Anti-Aging skincare for women

Best Anti-Aging skincare for women

Spring is coming and after a cold winter, your skin got a hard time. Cold, wind and the natural aging effect due to nasty things like free-radicals. Now it is time to take care of your skin, so that you will be beautiful during this season. Here is a short selection of the best Anti-Aging skincare for women in the luxury market. Some of these are purely small wonders. Follow the guide (by Brand Alphabetical order). CLARINS Multi-Regenerante Jour All skin types   With its immediate firming action, day after day, the Clarins Multi-Régénerante Jour cream is perfect for all skin types. By keeping the elasticity of the skin, your rinkles will look smaller, almost disappear. The texture as well as the fragrance is very comfortable and suits perfectly your make up and perfume. They also have a Night version, more rich that works in depth while you are asleep….

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…

Sisley new launches september 2012 – exclusive

Sisley new launches september 2012 – exclusive

Summer time this year was the moment for me to discover the new launches by Sisley. I would call them the Brand who never sleep and that always surprises us with great products. It is really impressive how creative, innovative and caring this brand can be by proposing the best products in it’s category. This september in all affiliated stores, you will be able to discover 4 amazing new products: – Global Perfect Pore Minimizer – Eau Efficace Démaquillant Doux – Phyto-Lip Gloss – Phyto-Blush Eclat  GLOBAL PERFECT PORE MINIMIZER According to the Brand, Global Perfect Pore Minimizer is the first skin-perfecting skincare which targets all causes of dilated pores to reveal bare skin that is flawless, even close up. In deed, September is “complexion time” and a good base for the perfect complexion is a perfect skin. Not easy when pollution, stress, weather conditions brings your skin down. Of…

Sisleÿa for the Body, a luxury experience

Sisleÿa for the Body, a luxury experience

This week we got the chance to try the new Sisleÿa Anti-Aging Concentrate Firming Body Care 150ML. It is a new Sisley launch for 2012, coming out in stores this Spring. While winter is here, take good care of your body until Summer arrives! Because we think our bodies are less exposed than our face to daily aggressions, we mostly forget to take good care of it. And Sisley is here to remind us that hormonal changes, lack of physical exercise (my god yes) and even repeated sun exposure, lead to a loss of density and firmness. This becomes a concern, no matter your weight or figure. Most of the time some areas are particularly affected: the inside of the arms and thighs the stomach and buttocks the décolleté, which is exposed daily That is why Sisley extended their full expertise on anti-aging to the body care with Sisleÿa Anti-Aging…

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