pictureDid you know that every day, between 10 and 25 per cent of your body's detoxification is handled by the largest organ in your body - your skin? Lots of common things can encourage toxicity to lurk beneath the skin's surface - including soaps, skin creams, anti-perspirants, synthetic fibres and even fabric conditioners. [more...] pictureLooking for a fresh start in 2011? We have news of three great offers that'll help you achieve your goals... [more...] pictureSpring is great time to detox - and it also helps you lose that extra weight in time for summer. The key is to increase fibre to aid digestion, add enzymes to cleanse your liver, and rehydrate with nutrient rich foods that have a high liquid level. [more...] pictureAre you travelling this month? In that case, you're probably going to be rushing around and forgetting all those important beauty extras. Here's a few tips to keep you looking bright eyed, and looking good on your summer vacation. [more...] pictureGet your body in tip-top condition ready for summer exposure with our guide to exfoliation. Smooth skin is a must before you bare all, and exfoliation prepares your skin for a great summer tan, both fake and natural. [more...] pictureAs Valentine's Day is just around the corner, it's time to look forward to those nice presents - including the sexy undies. But what if your skin surface is more like an orange than a peach? [more...] pictureThe rise in popularity of cosmetic surgery shows no sign of abating, with a UK poll revealing that Brits alone are set to spend more than one billion UKP on cosmetic treatments in 2008. But one well-known consumer group is sounding a note of caution... [more...] pictureSo just how do top models Kate Moss and Lily Cole keep looking so good? Why not share a few of their little secrets to help you grab that runway glamour? [more...] pictureAre your feet are letting your image down? It's time to ditch those all-covering shoes or trainers and slip your feet into a sexy pair of sandals. Here a few tips to help them look good - and stay that way. [more...] picturePlanning a summer holiday somewhere sunny, or just staying in the UAE? Wherever you are, here are five golden rules to help protect you and your family from the damage the sun can cause. Follow these and you will reduce your risk of skin cancer and other skin damage. [more...] pictureHaving problems with hair loss? The UAE summer is not kind to your hair, and if your hair is falling out, it makes matters worse. [more...] pictureYour eyes are what people notice most about you, so what story do puffed up or tired eyes tell? You depend on your eyes all day every day, but they're quick to show signs of neglect. They are tougher than you think, but they do need protection against the dirt, pollution, dust, and smoke in the air. [more...] pictureLooking for a gift idea for Mother's Day on the 13th? These pretty rocks look the part, and are actually made of soap - with a unique blend of whole herb extracts, vitamins and minerals. [more...] pictureDo you want a complexion with a texture like the finest porcelain? The brand new Moisture White range from the Body Shop lightens, brightens and gives your skin a smooth and silky texture. [more...] pictureIf you’re looking for advice on your skin-in-the-sun regime, Lancaster’s experts will be on hand to help you this month. If you buy two products, you’ll also get a free Fast Tan Optimiser. [more...] picture Here’s a few hints to help you improve the tone of your skin, and stop it suffering from premature ageing. Let's start with a simple one - don't smoke! [more...] pictureTen years ago Liz and Mark Warom came up with an idea that they thought would appeal to Virgin boss Richard Branson. Virgin Vie at Home is now right here in the UAE, and for the whole month of April there's a special offer for our readers... [more...] pictureThe latest fragrance from the Estee Lauder collection is a loving addition to their "Beautiful" range. Launched this April, Beautiful Love celebrates shared love and its depth of emotion. [more...] pictureAn even and flawless complexion is what everyone dreams about. With Estee Lauder’s new Face Primer Plus range, that dream becomes a reality. [more...] pictureWith shades of petal pink teamed with earthy beige and brown, Chanel’s spring range focuses on natural and fresh. So go for this soft and luminous spring glow. [more...] pictureRe-energise your look for Spring with the high-voltage with the Body Shop’s Vital Brights Collection. It’s where Amazon rainforest meets Buenos Aires urban. Jo Finzi reports... [more...] pictureDrinking two cups of spearmint tea a day could help women to get rid of excess body hair, researchers claim. Hirsutism is the term for a condition which causes women to grow extra hair on their faces, breasts and stomachs... [more...] pictureMost people don’t realise that hair is a good indication of how healthy you are. Hair health starts with diet. For that extra healthy sheen, then you must eat plenty of protein such as fish, meat and eggs. Vegetarians can top up their protein levels with protein rich soya. [more...] pictureOur website of the month feature focuses on beauty, as we take a look at some sumptous face and skin offerings from The Body Deli... [more...] pictureIn this month of romance, the emphasis is on couples – so why not pamper yourselves with a special spa treatment?'s team rounds up some of the latest special offers.... [more...] pictureStuck for gift ideas for Valentine's Day? Jo Finzi offers some advice on products which will invigorate both body and soul. [more...] pictureLike a fresh and cool tropical breeze, the new "beyond paradise blue" transports your senses to your very own island paradise. Imagine soft sand, a warm, sun-kissed ocean breeze and the clear, blue sky meeting the endless blue ocean. [more...] pictureHow many of you take great care of the skin on your face but ignore your hands? Hands are a great give-away when it comes to ageing, but think about how you treat them every day. [more...] pictureNow's the time for a new cleansing programme, so here's a special offer to start you on the road to beautiful skin. From 2nd January to 11th February 2007, you can grab this limited edition Elemis Skin Detox Collection. [more...] pictureA magical mixture of Moorish and Mediterranean reflections are combined to create the latest signature fragrance in town. It's Blaise Mautin created exclusively for the Park Hyatt in Dubai. [more...] pictureNow is the season of parties, so you really don't want to get spots. The dreaded acne is one of the worst offenders, but it doesn't just affect teenagers. It strikes about 85% of people at some point and can be a menace during your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. [more...] pictureA good lipstick is a girl's most vital accessory. The most wanted lipsticks don't bleed, dry out or do a fast fade-away. Jo Finzi picks out some winners on your behalf... [more...] pictureDon't have time to get to the spa? Then why not treat yourself at home? It's easy and doesn't take too much preparation. Jo Finzi offers advice on some well-earned relaxation... [more...] pictureTaking care of your face can be a bit like servicing your car - you can do the basics yourself, but you also need a professional to get to the heart of the matter. A good therapist will analyse your problems, correct them and give you advice about the right products to take home with you. [more...] pictureIf you want a fast tan, but just can't bear this heat and humidity, there's a healthy answer. ModelCo's tan spray with a 360-degree nozzle gives you a perfect result without leaving the house. [more...] pictureYour skin is the largest organ in your body, and also its defence against infection, and the many problems of the outside world. How your skin looks to others is important... [more...] pictureIf you're feeling stressed out this summer, why not try the Sea Escape Hot Stone Therapy? It's a 90-minute luxury treatment with hot and cold sea stones placed on key pressure points. [more...] pictureThere's a new wrinkle treatment out this month from Darphin, Paris. It's just in time to protect skin from the hottest time of year and the drying effects of sitting in air conditioning... [more...]
imageWhen she was still just a rising star Anna Mouglais was chosen by Jacques Helleu to embody the image of Allure. Now, inspired by the voice of Anna Mouglais, Jacques Polge has created Allure Sensuelle. The tone of her voice, the depth of her gaze, her feline allure – everything about her expresses a woman’s sensuality. It’s discreet but undeniably present – unique and innate. [more...]
imageTreat your skin this summer with the new skincare solution from La Prairie. Their latest range contains a powerful formula that combines anti-aging with sun protection. [more...]
imageNothing is quite as relaxing or luxuriant as a spa treatment. Spa virgins Aidan and Vikki Goldstraw visited the Jumeirah Beach Club for a Balinese massage - and found out how differently people react to the same touch! Aidan reports from the Satori Spa... [more...]
image"There is an old saying, in the first half of your life, you get the face you were born with, in the second half you get the face you deserve." Sharon Stone talks about Dior's newest skincare treatment... [more...]
imageIf you're suffering from the orange peel look that spells cellulite, help is at hand with Plasicity, Dior's new body smoothing treatment. [more...]
imageFantasy Britney Spears creates a magical mood of sweet temptation with a tantalising trail of embracing sensuality. [more...]
imageAs we head into summer, skin colours are fast fading into natural hues. Be as natural as you dare. The look is an illusion of no make up at all... skin has just a touch of illumination to perfect the "nothing" look. [more...]
imageIf you want to be beautiful then you need to be healthy - it's as simple as that. Good health means eating right and getting plenty of sleep. It also means getting a good amount of exercise. [more...]
You deprive yourself of more than fats when you go for the fat-free or low-fat salad dressing. We need fats to absorb all the beneficial elements of salads and other fruits and vegetables. Learn which are the right types of fats to create beautiful, supple skin, and a healthy body. [more...]
imageThe range of beauty treatments now available locally can be bewildering, so the only real way to find out which is for you is to try them out in person. With that in mind, we sent our roving reporter Jane to the Al Shunnar medispa in Dubai for an appointment with Janis Jones. [more...]