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  Award winning celebrity make-up artist Lan Nguyen-Grealis is launching her debut book Art & Makeup on 17 September, priced at £28. Featuring an exploration of her artistic work with over 200 images, this showcase explores the worlds of art, sculpture, cinema and performance art – referencing Picasso, Warhol, Marie Antoinette, Cleopatra, Mad Men and The Great Gatsby. To complement the imagery of the main part of the book, the second part features step-by-step deconstructions of the techniques used to create some of the looks. There is also an insider’s guide to the industry, featuring tips and quotes from professionals ranging Read more..

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Sometimes I guard my secrets so close to my chest. Not secrets that mean much to others, but something I found when I was young, and then followed, like a perfumed path, to here. Could it already be 30 years? I am not the only one to say that Fabien Baron changed their lives. Many industry insiders say he was the reason they went into design, or fashion. When I was young, Bazaar USA was a frumpish old ladies magazine. The renowned Liz Tilberis took over the editorship in 1992 and design history was made. She employed frenchman Fabien Baron. Read more..

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Skin Renewal introduces the latest non-surgical facelift treatment   Skin Renewal is very excited to introduce the Miracu Threadlift – a non-surgical, no-scar facelift. The treatment, which has been a hot favourite in Europe and the East for a few years now, is now available via Skin Renewal in South Africa.   During the procedure, which only medical doctors are qualified to perform, multi-strand threads are injected deep underneath the surface of the skin, using different lengths of thin acupuncture needles.   The threads are strategically placed, guided by the natural tension lines of the skin. Once placed, they act Read more..

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    Dr Maureen Allem from Skin Renewal, has just bought the blue peel to South Africa. Obagi is a ten week programme- of which only one will require some”home time”. Pigmentation is a chronic skin condition that occurs on the face in the form of brown patches and is a dynamic condition that needs lifelong management. Hormonal pigmentation can be triggered with any change in ones hormonal status, where estrogen levels in the body is increased, for example during pregnancy. Hyper pigmentation is mainly caused by chronic inflammation of the skin caused by acne or dermatitis. UVA rays from Read more..

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My first camera was an Olympus OMD. At 17 i left for Paris to Au Pair, and came back a photographer. So I really wanted to try the new OMD, and see what has transpired in the last 30 years. I am in love again. I do love the fact that the camera has the same classic look, but of course the big question was- how does it translate to shooting in 2015? One short answer: I found it incredible. Here are the details: The OM-D provides image quality, features, and intuitive control that satisfy even top professional photographers, all Read more..

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Drawn heavenwards, your eyes trace the 56 storeys of Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, a luxurious tower overlooking the city’s most prestigious shopping, cultural and business addresses. Within this urban sanctuary are remarkable treasures waiting to be discovered. You step inside with anticipation.   A stunning Chinese landscape silk painting In the atrium, the arresting “Great Motherland of China” is a 16-storey landscape silk painting deemed the largest in the world. It is grand and inspiring. It almost stops time; you do not realize how long you were held by its artistry. But the wonders never cease here. When you step Read more..

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From the moment guests enter The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, they will understand that a thrilling, multi-sensory adventure awaits them not only in the city outside, but inside our 5-star Kowloon hotel located 490 meters in the air. “Horse Galloping Across the Sky,” a stunning masterpiece by Chinese artist Yuanming He provides the first clue to those meandering through our ground floor entrance that a dynamic environment buzzes and hums above in our luxury hotel located in the acclaimed International Commerce Centre. There, on the top floors of the building known as “The Dragon Tail” for its scale-like, overlapping shingle façade, Read more..

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 Created in 1928, and Hong Kong’s oldest hotel, the legendary “Grande Dame of the Far East” continues to set hotel standards worldwide, offering a blend of the best Eastern and Western hospitality in an atmosphere of unmatched classical grandeur and timeless elegance. A stay at the hotel allows you to re-live the glamour of travel of a by-gone era and explore the many antiques and historical artifacts on display around the hotel.

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Perfect for summer: High-end Japanese cosmetics company Sensai announces the launch of its first perfume line. Since silk is used in all the Sensai products, the perfume line is named The Silk. Inspiration behind this perfume is the key ingredient of the brand – Khoishimaru silk. The scent represents a silk veil that emphasizes women’s beauty and character. Its fresh oriental composition is a combination of fruity notes, white flowers, amber, tonka bean and musk.  Top notes include bergamot accords, pink pepper, pear and violet leaf. Veil around its heart includes notes of peony, lily of the valley, Sharry Baby Read more..

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    Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort has recently undergone a major refurbishment. What started as a need for some new chairs and tables ended in a complete facelift of the entire restaurant. The grand old Hohenort building now has a fresh and new looking interior.   Dark, naked tables, leather & wooden chairs, eclectic art pieces give the space a modern and uncluttered feeling where the food can take centre stage.  New table accessories, interesting crockery and cutlery further highlight cuisine.  Even the music has a new feel with the playlist being compiled by DJ Rene ‘The Frenchman’   The Read more..

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