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How to Tan Perfectly

If you’re ready to look like a sun god, there are two ways to do it. One is best if you’re impatient or in a hurry. The other way requires patience but ends up giving you all-natural results.

tanning accelerator

First, if you want to achieve a perfect tan in as little time as possible, you need a tanning salon. If they offer spray tans, this is the quickest way to look fabulous. It’s also safer for your skin to prevent premature aging and skin cancer that UV radiation causes.

Second, if you want to do the bronzing yourself, it takes longer, but it can be very enjoyable. The color also lasts longer, especially if you maintain it by continuing to tan weekly.

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Coats! Korea

Max Mara Heritage

Coats! A journey into Max Mara Heritage

Starting November 28th through December 19th 2017, a new edition of Coats! the exhibition dedicated to over 60 years of history of Max Mara, will open in Seoul, Korea, in the futuristic and multi-functional DDP (Dongadaemum Design Plaza) designed by Zaha Hadid.

After Moscow (2011), Beijing (2009), Tokyo (2007) and Berlin (2006), Coats! is designed once again by Studio Migliore+Servetto Architetti Associati. The exhibition will be shown inside a monumental dome inspired by the utopian architecture of Étienne-Louis Boullée. It will present a completely new overview of the Max Mara Heritage. This journey plunges visitors right into the heart of the history of the coat and of the brand, winding its way through seven themed rooms: a series of modern-day wunderkammer, packed with garments, sounds, memorabilia and interactive features representing the vision that moved Max Mara’s founder, Achille Maramotti: “to make the ordinary extraordinary”. The intuition that inspired him to turn the masculine coat into an icon of the womenswear wardrobe is one of the most visionary adventures of the Italian clothing industry. The exhibition starts from the dream of the perfect coat.

Coats! opens with the site-specific digital installation by the Korean artist Yiyun Kang, curated by renowned Daehyung Lee. It will explore the space of the dome, turning features of the production process and images from the Max Mara’s historical archive into patterns; a bright, living material that will give a distinctive visual slant to the exhibition’s piazza, a route through seven rooms of the Max Mara world. The rooms can be visited either in chronological order or according to theme, following the emotions, music, shifts in atmospheres, scenarios and colours that mark the move from one decade to the next.

Each room opens with a set, a sort of theatrical representation, suspended between imagination and reality, which metaphorically places the focus on a specific theme of Max Mara’s history:

  • The founder. Achille Maramotti and the dream of the coat (‘50s)
  • Creative study. The democratic coat, designers and pop (‘60s)
  • Colorama. The coat in technicolor and the art of experimentation (‘70s)
  • The icon. The magic of the coat and Italian know how (‘80s)
  • The set. The representation of the coat and the perfect image (‘90s)
  • The Max Mara women. The journey of the coat and the female universe (2000)
  • The fashion show. Runway glamour and new projects (last decade of 2000)

Over ninety coats are on show in the exhibition, starting from the first ones from the 50s to the more recent ones that walked the Milan runway, and of course the iconic 101801 style. Beginning from the early days of dressmaking and its evolution into fashion, the coats show the changes in taste, society and lifestyles that have marked each decade, together with sketches by the designers who have worked with Max Mara (Anne Marie Beretta, Emmanuelle Khanh, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean-Charles de CastelBajac, Narciso Rodriguez, Giambattista Valli and Proenza Schouler). The exhibition features historical magazines, raw materials, advertising campaigns shot by legendary fashion photographers (Richard Avedon, Arthur Elgort, Steven Meisel, Sarah Moon, Max Vadukul, Mario Sorrenti, David Sims and Craig McDean); celebrities portraits and everyday objects (sewing machines, measuring tapes, scissors etc) and artworks that are the fruit of the dialogue between contemporary artists and the founder, avid art collector. This continues today with the Collezione Maramotti.

Featuring fascinating items belonging to the historical archive of the Group the exhibition offers a reconstruction of the varieties of stories and inventions behind the know how of Max Mara illustrating the evolution of the product and the design culture underlying each garment. Coats! reveals how the family business, by engaging with the local area, Reggio Emilia, and with the world, has been able to interpret the desires of women since 1951 right up to today.

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Spirit of The Liens

Liens

Chaumet celebrates United Arab Emirates 46th National Day with an animated movie titled “Spirit of the Liens”.

The animation pays tribute to the Spirit of the Union by featuring the Maison’s signature blue ribbon appears through different scenes of the Emirati culture. As a symbol of unity, the animation expresses the parallel between the meaning of the Liens de Chaumet and the spirit of the cosmopolitan community of the United Arab Emirates, celebrating the local culture and heritage.

Symbolically, the “lien” is the thread that creates a bond between two souls and draws their destiny closer. It reflects our relation to others, to the world and even to ourselves. The affectionate and sentimental dimension of the jewel emerges here, marking the important stages and experiences of a life.

After shaping the Spirit of the Union, the blue ribbon transforms into a Liens Séduction bangle, revealing the new Chaumet blue box.

#ChaumetSeason #ChaumetLiens #UAENationalDay

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Fillerina’s 14-Day Dermo-Cosmetic Treatment Kit Delivers Quick And Effective Fix

Fillerina

Are you bothered by that crease between your eyebrows, sunken eye area or worried about losing facial fullness? Fillerina’s Dermo-Cosmetic 14-Day Filler Treatment Kit is the quick fix to all your problems without the need to undergo a surgery and other injectable treatments.

Made with Hyaluronic acid (HA), a type of nutrient that is naturally produced by our skin to hydrate and revitalize the skin, this non-invasive topical filler treatment has been clinically approved to provide a positive filling effect by plumping out deep wrinkles and restoring youthful skin.

Fillerina dermo-cosmetic filler not only decreases the wrinkle depth and volume, but also increases the volume of cheekbones, lips and the lifting of facial features. It decreases the volume of wrinkles by filling out the empty space (depressions) under the eye area and helps lift the upper part of the face from the forehead till the jawline by adding volume and smoothing out the deep creases that run from the nose to the mouth. It makes indented scars from acne less noticeable and more level with surrounding skin.
Fillerina can help with augmenting cheeks to enhance their shape, often restoring their youthful fullness and increases volume to fill out gauntness in the lower cheek or temple area. It will also plump thin lips and smooth out vertical lines around the edges of the lips to give a fuller look.

How to use.

This DIY treatment kit comes with 2ml of gel filler and nourishing film (14 doses) along with two precision applicators that allows its users to squeeze the serum along the problem areas of the skin. The easily absorbable formula provides visible results within just 2 weeks.

Fillerina is the result of 5 years of research at Labo Cosprophar Suisse, renowned for its expertise, high standards of clinical safety and ability to bring best-in-class products to the cosmetic industrt. Fillerina’s Derma-Cosmetic 14-Day Filler Treatment Kit is available at leading pharmacies across the UAE and is priced from AED 599. For more information please visit http://www.labosuisse.com.

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Protect Yourself From Harmful UV Rays This Winter With A Super SPF.

** Prevent signs of ageing with Labo Transdermic multi action sun block**

Labo Transdermic

If you are looking for an everyday SPF then look no further than Labo Trandermic’s Fluid Base SPF 50+ (RRP 249 AED). It is an innovative and broad-spectrum emulsion that goes a step further than standard sun protection, penetrating deep into the layers of skin to hydrate and prevent early signs of ageing such as wrinkles, fine lines and dark spots.

This feather light yet rich emulsion is free from colorants, parabens and solar filters that absorb harmful UV rays and cause detrimental damage to the skin. The ground-breaking formula contains 8 different Hyaluronic Acids and UVB/UVA sunscreens whilst creating a line of defence against free radicals which can lead to the break-down of collagen and premature skin ageing. What makes this product a true skin saviour, is its ability to be used alone or mixed with your favourite moisturiser or serum from the Labo Transdermic skin care range to create a customised sun screen.

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Master the Art of Pro Color Correction and Contouring with Max Factor

Face artistry

Pro Color Correcting has emerged as one of the biggest trends to hit the beauty world as part of creating the perfect face make-up result. With a long history behind understanding facial features, and the science behind color harmony, color correcting has now become a vital part for make-up techniques to create a flawless look.

The secret to mastering the flawless face look goes beyond just highlighting and defining, it lies in creating an even skin tone and a flawless base as the canvas. Using Max Factor products and incorporating colour correction into your make-up routine, you are now able to conquer color correcting, contouring and highlighting and create a statement look in a few steps.

Step 1: Correct and perfect any skin discoloration and imperfections with Max Factor’s Colour Corrector Sticks

Use the specially designed, easy to apply and define, CC Sticks to achieve neutral and even skin tone. Each stick is carefully crafted to tackle specific problem areas; apply the Green CC Stick to neutralize any redness on the face, the Pink CC Stick to even out dark spots in lighter skin tones and use the Yellow CC Stick to hide dark under eye circles. Be sure to blend well to ensure the skin tone is balanced.

Step 2: Create a flawless, matte foundation base

After colour correcting, apply Max Factor’s Facefinity All Day Flawless Foundation to the face and neck to achieve an all over, high coverage, matte base. Acting as a moisturizer, primer and foundation, this 3-in-1 product guarantees a consistent matte finish and is perfect to use before contouring.

Step 3: Perfecting contouring and highlighting

Contour using the Panstik in Cool Bronze 97, and highlight using Panstik True Beige 12 to achieve a defined look with contoured features. Firstly, apply Cool Bronze 97 to the apples of the cheeks and t-zone to contour. Then add True Beige 12 to highlight under the eyes, along the cheekbones and through the t-zone. Next, using a brush, blend the product well into the skin to perfect a seamless contoured look.

Step 4: Sculpt and define for a finishing touch

Finish the look by adding Max Factor’s Crème Puff Blush to enhance the skin tone by blending the blush over the cheeks. The soft and light velvety texture allows easy application and brings the full look to life.

All of the products used to create the above look are available now in store at Max Factor approved retailers.

About Max Factor

One of the worlds’ pioneering cosmetics companies; Max Factor was founded at the beginning of the 20th century by the eponymous Polish-born cosmetician. Mr. Max Factor invented the concept of Colour Harmony and Diagnostics, which personalized make-up for women according to their skin tone, facial features and hair colour. Despite his make-up products and techniques winning Academy Awards and attracting Hollywood clientele, Mr. Max Factor’s guiding philosophy was that any woman could be glamorous given the right tools and make-up artistry skills.

Today, Max Factor is the make-up of make-up artists. Continuing Mr. Max Factor’s legacy is a community of make-up artists led by Joelle Mardinian in the Middle East, Global Creative Design Director for Max Factor. The brand creates modern, glamorous and innovative make-up that puts the transformative tools for make-up artistry into the hands of women everywhere – enabling them to create their own personal glamour statements every day.

The Max Factor CC sticks set is available from September 2017 at an RRP of AED 49

Max Factor All Day Fluid Foundation AED 98

Max Factor Crème Puff Blush AED 45 

Max Factor Pan Stick AED 44 

Visit Max Factor Arabia’s social media platforms:

● F: http://www.Facebook.com/MaxFactorArabia

● I: @MaxFactorArabia

● YT: http://www.YouTube.com/MaxFactorArabia

● W: http://www.MaxFactorArabia.com

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Top Treatments for Lacklustre Locks from The Nail Pavilion

** Shine boosting, Frizz taming and Strand strengthening cures for your locks**

Fed up of your hair not looking its best? Too much stress, exposure to harmful UV-Rays, unmanageable hair and crazy hormones can wreak havoc on your hair. Which is why The Nail Pavilion is excited to unveil their October offers to give your hair the TLC they deserve.

The experts at The Nail Pavilion have handpicked treatments tailored to your individual haircare needs which can bring your tresses back to life and will help you restore lustre and texture keeping your hair vigorously healthy looking.

Here is more information on the nourishing, shine boosting and soothing hair treatments from The Nail Pavilion:

Brazilian Blowout Treatment
Buy 1 and get 30% off on your next Brazilian Blowout Treatment

The Brazilian Blowout provides you with smooth, frizz-free, easy-to-manage hair that can be customised to your needs. Whether you’re going for a sleek, straight look, or you want to keep your curl and just lose the frizz, you can achieve a result that’s perfect for you for up to 12 weeks. To ensure your hair stays frizz free for a year, The Nail Pavilion offers a ‘Buy 1 and get 30% off on your next Brazilian Blowout Treatment’ promotion for all clients.

Treatment Time: 2 Hours

Treatment Price: AED 1400+

Redken Hair Treatment

Redken hair treatment is made for tough-to-beat hair problems. This treatment includes several solutions for damaged hair, including split ends. Additionally, those facing thinning hair will find our hair thickening treatments as well as our scalp treatment helpful in improving the thickness and appearance of their hair. To make sure your hair looks bouncy and even better The Nail Pavilion is offering a blow-dry for only AED 50 following the hair treatment.

Treatment Time: 30 Mins

Treatment Price: AED 300
with blowdry: AED 350
Olaplex Repairing Treatment

Olaplex is a revolutionary new treatment that repairs and multiplies bonds within the hair shaft, leaving hair shinier, stronger, and healthier. Perfect for every hair type, Olaplex is particularly suited for those whose hair has been damaged by colour,

chemical, and styling services. It helps color last longer and appear more vibrant, and it’s also a great way to prepare hair before a chemical smoothing or straightening treatment.

Treatment Time: 45 Mins

Treatment Price: AED 200

The Oribe Blowout
Indulge in a five-star blowout and treat yourself to ‘The Oribe Blowout’. The salons hair experts will use a selection of Oribe products suited to your hair type to achieve the best results. The blowout starts off with a luxurious lather in Oribe’s shampoo and conditioner. All Oribe shampoos and conditioners are light weight, and will keep your hair soft and protected. Your blowout will be finished with one of Oribe’s sprays that prevents your hair from looking dull and dry while giving hold and texture if needed. All Oribe products contain their signature scent, Cote d’Azur, and will leave hair smelling fresh all day.

Treatment Time: 45 Mins
Treatment Price: starting from AED 120

*Clients always receive 20% off on all the salon services every Sundays.

Please find the link to high-resolution images here: The Nail Pavilion Images

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No More Grin and Bear It! Trust LYCON Hot Waxing

It would be cruel to describe waxing as an enjoyable experience, but there are ways to make it as pain-free as it can get. As long as you choose LYCON, the brand that has brought salon waxing into the collective consciousness since 1978!

LYCON

So, be brave and go straight for the hot wax. Despite what your instincts tell you, hot wax is much friendlier and effective for most of the skins. It’s soft and ready to apply in a matter of seconds, and it’s less painful to peel off with one quick pull.

Here’s a selection of hot waxes to choose from:

Our top pick is the original and legendary Apricot hot wax LYCON launched in 1979. Four decades later, it’s still a bestseller in salons around the world. Its formula is very gentle, yet very strong, and it conditions and nurtures skin while waxing.

With a luscious strawberry scent, the SoBerry Delicious not only smells heavenly, but it’s easy to work with too! It contains LYCON’s unique titanium dioxide technology, which makes the application creamy and flexible, excellent for sensitive areas, perfect for Brazilian waxing and short 1mm hair.

A scrumptious waxing experience comes with the SoYummy hot wax, which is best described as a chocolate treat without the calories. It has a super gentle formulation with iron oxide and micro mica that makes it great for all waxing.

If this selection of hot waxes hasn’t put your mind at ease and you’re still wondering “just how painful” waxing is, there are few more tips we could share, to help prep and soothe your skin.

Exfoliate the day before, as it helps eliminate ingrown hairs and gives your skin a super smooth finish. Be sure to continue to exfoliate after waxing too, with an all-natural salt or sugar scrub, once or twice a week in the shower, as this will help buff off dry skin and dead cells, and unblock congested pores. We recommend our light and creamy body scrub made with grapefruit, lemon and bamboo granules.

Tone your skin after waxing, with an antiseptic or astringent, in order to decrease the risk of infection and tighten the pores in the process. Our LYCOTANE skin cleanser, made with jasmine and chamomile, is a reliable, light and refreshing clean-up nurse for your skin post wax?

Moisturise to lock in your body’s natural oils. Our go-to moisturiser is the Perfect Finish, an apricot, sweet almond and lavender oil that keeps your skin supple and hydrated.

Overtime, regular waxing with high quality LYCON products will protect your skin and lead to finer hairs with far less grow back, and the ‘grin and bear it’ days of waxing will be a thing of the past – trust LYCON!

LYCON waxing products are available at leading beauty salons across the UAE and wider GCC.

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Hydrate With Coco Water Based Madame LA LA Tanning Mousse

** Vegan and cruelty free tanning mousse **

Madame LA LA’s tanning mousse is infused with hydrating skincare benefits such as Coco Water and built in skin finishing perfectors inspired by the beaches of Malibu for the ultimate iconic LA glow. It also moisturises the skin from within and eliminates large amounts of oil. For those with acne or other blemishes on the surface of the skin, the topical application of Coco Water can go a great distance as it has the ability to clear up and subsequently tone the skin.

Madame LA LA

Madame LA LA Self-Tan Mousse LIGHT 200ml (AED 195)

Madame LA LA Self-Tan Mousse (Light) provides an instant LA glow that develops into an even sun-kissed colour in just three hours. It is designed for lighter skin tones and the formula offers a subtle glow for a year-round tan. Madame LA LA’s lightweight tinted mousse is quick-drying and infused with hydrating skincare benefits including Coco Water, Aloe, Green Tea and Vitamin E.  It also offers built-in skin finishing perfectors and the innovative colour customising technology ensures your tan looks natural whilst adapting to your individual skin tone.

Madame LA LA

Madame LA LA Self-Tan Mousse 200ml (AED 195)

Madame LA LA Tan is a DD (Dynamic do-all) self-tan perfecting mousse with natural skincare benefits. Madame LA LA Tan provides an instant LA glow that develops into an even, deep golden colour in three hours. Infused with hydrating ingredients and innovative colour customising technology, this lightweight mousse works to produce a more natural tan.
Tan the safe way this year. Madame LA LA Tan lasts for ten days and will leave you looking as if you have spent two weeks on Malibu beach!

Link to the Hi-resolution Images:

Madame LA LA is available from The Dollhouse Dubai, Virgin Megastores, Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Yas Mall and online at http://www.beautysolutions-me.com. For more information please visit http://www.beautysolutions-me.com and keep up-to-date with the latest news on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/beautysolutionsme and https://www.instagram.com/madamelalaarabia/.

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Summer Hair Care Tips With Crescina’s Re-Growth HSFC Shampoo and Vials

Three top tips for thinning hair

Thinning hair is a huge problem in this country as the harsh weather combined with the chemically treated tap water causes hair loss amongst both men and women.  It is important to protect your hair from the summer sun because hair during the summer season turns dull and dry as it starts lacking the required nourishment. It often leads to people stressing out about those precious strands of hair found in their bath tubs and hair brushes but thanks to Crescina’s       Re-Growth HSFC shampoo and 100% Vials, which are specifically designed to tackled thinning hair can help solve this problem and protect your hair from thinning.

Here are the top three tips which will help you combat thinning hair this summer:

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– Shampoo regularly – The powerful sun rays can easily turn hair brittle and dry. Use Crescina’s Re-Growth HSFC shampoo when it comes to combatting hair fall and removing the dirt from hair.

Avoid frequent hair styling – It is best to avoid frequent hair colouring or styling as it damages the roots of your hair and leads to hair fall. Instead, use Crescina’s Re-Growth HFSC 100% vials regularly as a treatment to see improvement.

-Cover your hair to avoid the sun’s rays – If you cannot avoid the direct rays of the sun, then protect your hair by wearing a cotton scarf or a hat.

Crescina’s Re-Growth HFSC shampoo (AED 199) contains active ingredients (Cysteine, Lysine and Glycoprotein), which can help stimulate natural hair growth. Other ingredients of the shampoo such as Hydrolyzed Keratin Protein, helps replace the damaged keratin in your hair.

 

Crescina

Crescina’s Re-Growth HFSC 100% vials (AED from 790) contains potent active ingredients, like Cysteine, Lysine and Glycoprotein that aid in producing new follicles and promote healthy hair. This product is for topical use and comes in various dosages depending on the degree of thinning: Dosage 200 is for initial stage of thinning hair, Dosage 500 is for medium stages of thinning and Dosage 1300 is for advanced stages of thinning.

Moreover, Crescina prevents the ageing of follicles, stimulates cell longevity and the physiological growth of hair. The Swiss patent formula is FDA approved and sold only through selected pharmacies.
Crescina is available at leading pharmacies across the UAE, including Bin Sina. For more information please visit: http://www.labosuisse.com

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