New products and facials are touting snail excretions as the secret ingredient for perfect skin
When my seventh-grade social-studies teacher taught us about Hippocrates, he buried the lead. Sure, the ancient Grecian was the Father of Modern Medicine. But he also happened upon an early cure for skin inflammation by mixing crushed snails with sour milk—something modern-day beauty brands are drawing on, touting refined snail ... More
From on-demand Botox to non-invasive neck lifts, the future of cosmetic enhancement is all about efficiency
Getting a blowout on-demand is so 2015. This year, it’s all about the Botox concierge. One company in particular, Refined Aesthetics, is making the quick-fix cosmetic procedure easier than ever before by offering at-home appointments for those who can’t squeeze in a traditional trip to the doctor.
The service is ... More
Farfetch has had a rather busy week.
The online fashion marketplace—that’s also partnered with more than 400 independent designer boutiques across the world—is launching beauty and kids wear lines on February 29 and March 1, respectively.
“We’ve come a long way from where we started and are proud to ... More
In the age of instant gratification, patience is practically an endangered species. Dates materialize at the swipe of a screen; gourmet food arrives at doorsteps on-demand; stylists, manicurists and masseuses can be conjured at a moment’s notice. But, despite best efforts, there are a ... More
A pricey beauty product that promises to make you look 10 years younger
Guerlain is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its famed Orchidée Impériale skincare line in a big way: by unveiling a $1,500 limited edition jar of anti-aging face cream. In order to develop the product, researchers spent more than a decade studying rare orchids at Guerlain “Orchidarium” facilities around the globe (there’s ... More
From enzymes to ground almonds, bamboo powder and river-bed quartz, there are plenty of natural exfoliants to invest in this winter
People with truly sensitive skin face something of a beauty dilemma during inclement winter weather: they need to exfoliate their skin to get rid of dullness and patchiness and unclog their pores, but typical exfoliating ingredients can cause a few problems.
For one, microbeads, a typical ingredient in exfoliating personal ... More