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Add Color to Your Life With Chanel's Spring 2013 Makeup Collection

Dec 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

The fashion world is always ahead of the game – and this isn't only in reference to the clothes that don our body. While we are all wallowing in our white, winter skin, luxury designer and top fashion house Chanel has come out with their newest Spring 2013 makeup collection: Printemps Précieux de Chanel.... Read More

Which Type of Massage Therapy is Best for Your Needs?

Dec 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’ve found yourself feeling stressed or anxious lately, and you’ve tried everything from increasing your exercise activity to getting more Z’s at night but are still feeling aches and pains, it’s possible that you could benefit from a massage at your local luxury spa. But since the practice dates back tens of thousands of years and has since generated a number of techniques, how could you possibly know which one is best for you out of the several that are available today? Instead of settling for the standard 60-minute back massage, opt instead for a technique that will cater specifically to your needs. Read on to find out exactly what type of massage is best for you.... Read More

Hair Care Derived From Real Gold | Yuko Home Hair Care

Dec 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

This holiday season— or any season for that matter— give the gift of smooth, shiny hair... derived from real gold! The industry-recognized Japanese luxury hair care company, Yuko, now offers their salon quality products at home. The product arrives completely free of preservatives, parabens and sulfates. Fusing natural smoothing ingredients such as sunflower seed and seaweed extracts amongst various minerals and flecks of real gold, the Kokoro G line— “aqua gold”— strengthens fibers for the ultimate shine.... Read More

Maintain Your Health During the Holidays With These 3 Easy Tips

Dec 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone— from travelling to finding the perfect gift for everyone in your family, pressure seems to come from almost every aspect of the holidays. But between running through the airport and making sure your trans-continental gift packages arrive on time, your overall health and well-being shouldn't be compromised. Here, we put together our top tips for maintaining your health and staying active over the next several weeks.... Read More

From Waxing to Laser Hair Removal | What Method is Best for You?

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

So it may not be the summer time, but with the holidays right around the corner, we can only hope that you’re still hitting the gym or yoga class to stay on track during the eat-and-drink-athon ahead— or maybe you’re lucky enough to have scored a beach-side vacation to break up this dreary winter season. Either way, one part of your luxury beauty routine probably involves hair removal. But what kind of hair removal? These days, there are so many different methods that your head is probably spinning. Here, we rounded up the best methods of hair removal, what they are, and when and where you should use them.... Read More

What Is Gluten?

Dec 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  1 Comment

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past decade, then you’ve probably heard of gluten – particularly the gluten-free, celebrity and health nut diet craze. While you may have started to avoid gluten like the plague, how much do you really know about it?... Read More

The Best of Men's Spa Offerings From Coast to Coast

Dec 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Give the man in your life the gift of luxury spa treatments this holiday season (even if the man in your life is you!) The secret’s out, the stigma’s long gone, and the time for men to proudly say, “Yes, I deserve to be pampered!” has arrived. Need inspiration? Check out the gentleman’s offerings at popular spas from coast to coast.... Read More

Look Your Best This Season With These 3 Seductive Holiday Collections

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The wreathes are hung, carols are playing in every store, and the coffee shops are selling all of our seasonal favorites— it must be the holidays. With all of the festive fetes right around the corner, you've probably got all of your stunning outfits in mind, but have you thought about all the luxury beauty products that are available this season? If you're still in need of completing your ideal holiday look, check out these three killer collections that were developed specifically with this special time of year in mind.... Read More

Effortless Elegance for the Holidays by Armani

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Around here, we like to say that fashion isn’t just an art, it’s a science— and the same goes for luxury beauty products. Giorgio Armani knows the true meaning to this, and the brand’s new makeup collection for the holidays is proof. Through the use of sophisticated technology and an eye for elegance, the brand’s White Night Holiday Collection has just what you need to achieve a flattering look for all your end of the year festivities.... Read More

Burberry Beauty Gives Us Vintage Gold for the Holidays

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

When it comes to luxury fashion during the holidays, only a couple of things come to mind: shimmery metallics and crave-worthy vintage. Luxury brand Burberry has the right idea, as its new makeup collection for Holiday 2012 is appropriately titled “Vintage Gold.” The classically British label knows that the holidays are for remaining traditionally elegant with a touch of glitz and glam, so its collection this season includes new additions that will help you achieve your ideal under-the-mistletoe look.... Read More

Newest Dolce & Gabbana Fragrance is for Those Special Nights

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Scarlett Johansson is not average looking— even for a movie star. Yes, she may be famous for her natural girl-next-door appearance, but she is also sexy and exotic. This special combination makes her an excellent choice as the face for Dolce & Gabbana’s new luxury fragrance, The One Desire.... Read More

Trend Watch | Boutique Fitness Scene

Dec 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Getting to the gym is hard, we admit it. Whether it’s setting your alarm before 6 a.m. to get an effective sweat in before your eight hour work day, or trying to find the willpower to head there right after you put your time in at the office, it’s never easy to carve out time for the gym in an already hectic schedule. The thought of mindlessly pounding the treadmill or pumping out repetitive weight exercises isn’t very appealing before or after a long day of exhausting your brain, either.... Read More

Revitalize Your Life With Kat Burki Soaps And Candles

Dec 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

High-end fashion labels love to boast about the confidence you will experience simply by slipping into one of their exquisite garments, but truth is, if your skin doesn't feel nourished and replenished it is hard to rock the clothes with the poise they deserve. Lucky for us, Kat Burki features natural and organic luxury products that are said to awaken your senses and give you the much needed energy to take on the day (and any outfit.)... Read More

How to Get a Great Sunless Tan

Dec 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

There’s something about a bronze glow in the dead of winter that warms our hearts— and our luxury makeup palettes. And while we love looking as though we never lost our summer tint, we’re well aware of the dangers of tanning beds and the effect they have on our skin. That’s why we’re all about sunless tanning methods that don’t include harmful UV rays or dangerous sunburns. Here, we put together a list of some of the best methods for achieving a healthy, sunless tan so you can remain looking your best well into the winter.... Read More

How to Protect Your Hair This Winter

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

It’s finally December, which means holiday lights, cheery carols, soaring spirits… and split ends. If you’re like the rest of us and your poor strands are in need of major ... Read More

Celebrity Skin Care Expert Shares Beauty Secrets

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  1 Comment

Being born a natural beauty is one thing, but even if your name is Cindy Crawford, you still need to be sure to take great care of your skin to keep it looking its best. We checked in recently with celebrity facialist and luxury skincare expert Joanna Vargas to discuss how she garnered such a celebrity following (think Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, and Sofia Coppola,) the secret to perfect-looking skin, and insider beauty tips every woman should know.... Read More

Give Your Skin the Diamond Treatment with Natura Bissé

Dec 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

In the dead of winter, our skin is often left looking dry, dull and patchy— between the gusts of wind and the dehydrating blasts of heat vents, skin becomes vulnerable, damaged, and all-around drab. But thanks to the luxury skincare brand Natura Bissé, this year we can help keep our skin looking hydrated and radiant until it's time to pull out our bikinis again.... Read More

This Season's Must-Have Beauty Products

Nov 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Just in time for the holidays, we put together a list of the season’s must-have luxury beauty products that will have you looking your best for all the upcoming fetes, family gatherings, and nights under the mistletoe.... Read More

Semi-Precious Spa Treatments for the Ultimate Glow

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Ever wanted to get the best of the best in luxury spa treatments? If so, that would mean indulging in spa treatments that incorporate crushed pearls and spun gold to ensure you have an exotic and amazingly extravagant experience. We put together the multi-karat, semi-precious spa treatments that you can find in the best hotels and spas worldwide.... Read More

Juice Beauty | An All-Natural Approach to Skincare

Nov 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  2 Comments

With so many luxury beauty products on the market today, how can you find one that offers the most natural approach to better looking skin? Products from Juice Beauty are a great option if you're looking for an organic beauty routine that isn't extremely alternative. “Many skincare brands are filled with water or petroleum jelly but we are different in that we use organic juices as a base, which have anti-aging ingredients,” said Julie Kost, managing director of sales and marketing for the company. “Our product line is great for all skin types and all skin conditions.”... Read More

Beauty Buyout Disappoints Urban Decay Consumers

Nov 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With Cyber Monday at the forefront of many a holiday shopper’s mind today, one brand may very well be losing a percentage of its consumers. On the heels of news that luxury beauty giant L’Oreal will acquire Urban Decay, one-time fans of the makeup company are expressing their disappointment via social media; however company executives are confident that the buyout will help L’Oréal sales and Urban Decay’s presence.... Read More

Guess to Release Fourth Fragrance for Younger Audience

Nov 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The fourth fragrance by Guess targets a demographic that its luxury fragrance sector hasn't yet tapped. Guess Girl is aimed at an early-20s woman, with a young and flirty eau to prove it. The juice is described as a fruity floral with top notes of raspberry nectar, melon and bargamont mist, a heart of Brazilian Paradise orchid, Provence acacia flower and lily, and a base of Australian sandalwood and Madagascar vanilla. Available in three sizes from $40 to $62, industry sources expect Guess Girl to do about $25 million in net sales globally.... Read More

Get Nude and Smell Like Rihanna

Nov 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

These days, singer Rihanna is hot as ever — promoting a new album, getting ready to go on tour, and releasing a new luxury fragrance. “Nude” by Rihanna is the “it” girl’s third bottle, and it goes on sale at Macy’s on Black Friday. Guava nectar, mandarin and pear— the scents of Rihanna’s childhood in Barbados— make up the perfume’s composition, along with orange blossom, gardenia petals and vanilla orchid.... Read More

5 Foods for Boosting Brain Power

Nov 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

The holidays are coming up, and with all of the stress that comes with entertaining and shopping for the luxury gifts you plan to shower your friends and family with, you’re going to need to hold on to your sanity. That means getting enough sleep, exercising, and keeping a balanced diet— one that your brain, specifically, will benefit from. We already know what foods are best for upping your fiber intake or curing a cold, but what items in your pantry will boost your brain power? If this question has been at the tip of your tongue for a while now, relax your boggled noggin and read on to find out.... Read More

The Luxury Fragrance Industry is Booming in the Middle East

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

While skincare is taking off in Asia and jewelry continues to excel in Europe, the Middle East now has reason to celebrate. The luxury fragrance industry is booming in the Middle East, according to a recent article on WWD that explains that consumers in that part of the world use high amounts of fragrance on a daily basis. With that knowledge, prestige fragrance brands are now introducing scents specifically with Middle Eastern consumers in mind, using exotic ingredients as creative inspiration.... Read More

Trend Watch | Skincare-Infused Denim

Nov 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

A recent article in WWD describes an interesting trend that is gaining momentum and making fashion news. Ever wished you could look and feel better about your body without having to do a million squats and run several miles every day? If you need more motivation to get into your skinny jeans, you’ll be happy to know that manufacturers are beginning to incorporate skincare effects into their denim products, meaning you can improve the quality and appearance of your legs, butt, and thighs just by sitting at your desk, instead of waiting for your post-work exercise sesh that you’re always too exhausted for anyway. Below, discover the four brands that are helping you look good just by throwing your skinny jeans on.... Read More

Warm Up This Season with Vince Camuto Eau de Parfum

Nov 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Vince Camuto has long been known for his work in the luxury fashion market. As a top women’s footwear designer, he’s probably best recognized for co-founding and establishing Nine West as a leading women’s fashion brand. After working with labels like BCBG Max Azria, Tory Burch, Lucky Brand and Jessica Simpson under his business the Camuto Group, it’s safe to say the entrepreneur is a mogul in the style industry. Now producing shoes, handbags, clothing, watches and other accessories under the Camuto Group, the brand just added its first fragrance for women to its extensive repertoire.... Read More

Protect Your Lips From Seasonal Elements With KAPLAN MD

Nov 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’re anything like me, the one thing you can’t leave the house without is a hydrating lip product. With the dehydrating summer months far behind us, we now have an upcoming season of harsh winds to look forward to, so dig into a lip product from a luxury skin care brand that will not only repair sun and wind damaged skin but also enhance the natural fullness and contour of your lips.... Read More

Top Model Introduces Beauty Product for Ethnic Skin

Nov 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Those with darker skin tones will be happy to learn that none other than model-turned-entrepreneur Iman is entering the ... Read More

Julianne Moore Signed as New Face of L’Oréal Paris

Nov 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

If you are looking to snag a major luxury beauty contract in your 50’s, you might want to start applying the sunscreen— like yesterday. Julianne Moore attributes her fantastic skin to the daily use of SPF, which she has been using since childhood. And it is paying off because she has just been signed on as the new face of L’Oréal Paris.... Read More

Innovative Fashion House to Release First Women's Fragrance

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

One reason why we love Marni is that from season to season, the fashion house always knows what it’s doing to stay on top of (and even create) the trends. This year, we’re learning that this characteristic will be taken off the runway and onto beauty counters in the form of the luxury brand’s first fragrance for women. With this new project, the Italian design house that is known for innovation and new ideas gets to take its creativity to a new level. Marni’s main goal is to meet the satisfaction of their consumers— and so far, it sounds like the brand knows just how to do that.... Read More

Elite Skincare Line Now Available at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs

Nov 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’ve been fortunate enough to visit or live near beautiful Colorado Springs, CO, you may be familiar with its top-rated luxury resort, The Broadmoor. Ranked as the city’s #1 hotel on both TripAdvisor and The Five Star Alliance, the resort recently added luxury skincare products by Elite Therapeutics to its list of room amenities. But Elite Therapeutics isn’t just any old skincare line— these products were developed with the utmost care and a special attention given to the natural repairing ingredients they contain. I had the pleasure of speaking with the brand’s founder, Dr. Kevin Schewe, who gave me an insight to his polished skincare line.... Read More

The Holidays Came Early Thanks to MAC

Nov 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’re crazy about color cosmetics, then the latest collection by luxury makeup company MAC is probably at the top of your holiday wish list. MAC’s Glamour Daze Collection is specifically for the holidays, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. The complete line is multi-dimensional, as always, with an eyeshadow portion that practically makes up half of the collection. Nonetheless, the cosmetics industry pillar did not disappoint with these new additions, whose color palette mimics the sequins on your sprarkly New Year’s Eve dress.... Read More

Established Designer Adds Luxury Fragrance to Namesake Brand

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Like many luxury brands that start off with an initial clothing line and eventually expand, Dennis Basso is adding a high-end fragrance to his name.... Read More

OPI Horses Around in New Video Campaign

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

The new advertising tactic by luxury beauty brand OPI is witty, smart, and just plain fun. The high-end nail polish company just released its very first international short film this week, and it has makeup, animal, and dance enthusiasts alike tapping their feet.... Read More

New Fragrance by Mercedes-Benz is for the Ladies

Oct 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The new luxury fragrance by Mercedes-Benz is the second bottle by the auto brand, and is geared towards women. Just last year, Mercedes-Benz released its first perfume for men, and now the awaited ladies’ version is available. Created by Olivier Cresp, the fragrance includes top notes from fresh and sparkling chords of bergamot and juicy peach, with middles notes of delicate and subtle floral notes from mimosa, and its base notes include patchouli, white musk and vanilla.... Read More

Coty BV and Karl Lagerfeld End Fragrance Partnership

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

In recent fashion news, the same luxury fragrance licensee that is responsible for the new Just Cavalli scent that we covered last week is now parting ways with one of its other clients. In a joint statement, Coty BV and Karl Lagerfeld said that they would end their fragrance partnership, though Coty will still be able to sell Lagerfeld's fragrances under the label. Those include the unisex fragrances in the Kapsule collection and the women's scent called Karleidoscope. Pier Paolo Righi, Lagerfeld's chief executive officer, said that the designer's new partnership, which is already established, will be announced shortly.... Read More

Estée Lauder Company Expands Presence in China With New Ethnic-Focused Brand

Oct 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

In an attempt to broaden its presence globally and make deeper inroads in China, the luxury brand Estée Lauder Company is forgoing the traditional method of simply introducing a new ethnic-focused product and is instead adding an entirely new brand to its repertoire. Osiao will be a new skincare brand that will used specialized Chinese medicine combined with American marketing tactics to appeal to its Asian consumers' tastes. "It will be a brand with a unique position, a brand that will give consumers a sense of being local, of being really dedicated to them," said Fabrizio Freda, Estée Lauder Companies' chief executive.... Read More

The Ultimate Grooming Products for Men

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

A new trend in the world of luxury beauty products suggests that even if they try to deny it, men actually do care what they look like. But they have nothing to be shy about, because we commend men who put thought and consideration into their appearance, and a solid beauty— or grooming— routine is a large part of that. Those of you who haven’t yet dipped your toes into the world of men’s luxury grooming products, have no fear— men’s lines don’t consist of the same fruity, floral items as their female counterparts, though they will leave you feeling clean and refreshed. To help you get started on your own routine, we rounded up three of today’s top grooming products for men.... Read More

Cavalli Fragrance to Hit Stores in February

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

A few weeks ago, we mentioned that Georgia May Jagger would be the face of Roberto Cavalli’s new luxury fragrance, Just Cavalli. Today, that advertisement is public and we have a few more details on the scent.... Read More

Kate Bosworth Becomes Ambassador of Luxury Beauty Brand

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With all of the botox, bleach, and other enhancers that are out there today, it’s hard to say that there are a lot of natural beauties of our time. Only a few names come to mind, but one is certainly Kate Bosworth— and who better to be the new face of a luxury skin care line than the blonde bombshell, herself?... Read More

330 Pounds Worth of YSL Lipstick on Display in Paris

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Do you ever think of your luxury makeup as a work of art? Love it so much that you want to frame it on a wall or put it behind glass in a museum? While most people would take these ideas in the figurative sense, Fabric Hyber took it to a literal level. The artist put his love for luxury beauty on display by crafting a sculpture made of 330 pounds of Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture number one lipstick.... Read More

MAC Collaboration Brings Us Line of Makeup Bags for the Holidays

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Luxury makeup company MAC Cosmetics is known for teaming up with some of the most artistic, fashion-forward, and truly inspiring names in the beauty industry, and this next pairing is no exception. Liz Goldwyn, the Los Angeles-based artist, filmmaker and fashion muse has just signed on to create makeup bags for the iconic brand's new holiday collection called "Fabulousness."... Read More

Otherworldly Men's Fragrance is Versace's First in Five Years

Oct 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Men everywhere can finally (with our permission) channel their inner god with the new fragrance by Versace. The luxury brand is releasing its first men’s fragrance in five years— one that is sure to evoke sacred whispers of thanks from women around the globe. And not only is the scent captivating; we’re loving the ad campaign that Donatella put together for us, too.... Read More

5 Spooky Spa Products to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Oct 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

This fall, we’re seeing a slew of luxury beauty products that cater towards the change in seasons. And what better way to get in the Halloween spirit than by spicing up your cosmetics cabinet with a few new taunting beauty finds? While many of these products are dark and eerie, they’re luxe, nonetheless. And even if you’re not a fan of the haunted holiday, that doesn't mean you should neglect your beauty routine of a little treat.... Read More

Snowberry Beauty | Skin Care Made from New Zealand's Natural Resources

Oct 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

When in doubt, many of us choose our luxury skin care or beauty products the same way we choose our wine: by the label. If this is your picking method, then you’re sure to come across the paper cut art-style packaging of Snowberry Beauty products sooner rather than later. But unlike that pastry-inspired chardonnay that you spit out after the first taste, you’ll be equally as satisfied with the quality of Snowberry products as you are smitten by the way they look.... Read More

Brad Pitt Whispers Sweet Nothings for Chanel No. 5

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  2 Comments

When a woman buys a luxury perfume, more than likely, she is doing so in order to get noticed. Chanel No. 5 is a fragrance that has turned heads for over 90 years, using the most beautiful celebrity women in campaigns to demonstrate the bottle's attracting abilities. Now Andrea d’Avack, president of Chanel Fragrance & Beauty, is changing it up. What better way to show the aphrodisiac-like qualities of the scent than to show People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1995 and 2000, Brad Pitt, going weak at the knees when he gets a whiff?... Read More

Retro Glam | MAC Cosmetics Launches Marilyn Monroe Collection

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  1 Comment

Ready to revamp your look this fall? Look no further than the new luxury makeup collection from MAC Cosmetics, a tribute to one of the most iconic beauties in Hollywood history: Marilyn Monroe. Highlights of the line include deep red lipsticks, silver-hued shadows, lush faux lashes, dramatic liners and (our favorite!) a shimmery peach highlighting beauty powder. We sat down with MAC's director of makeup artistry, Gregory Arlt, for the full scoop!... Read More

Luxury Gown Designer Adds Personal Fragrance to Brand

Oct 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Designer Reem Acra is established in the bridal and wedding industries, but she’s recently expanded her luxury brand by adding something completely new: a fragrance. After 15 years of designing couture gowns fit for both wedding days and the Red Carpet, there’s finally a Reem Acra item that you can own, too. The designer made the move of rounding out her business by adding a bottle that encompasses all the things that are close to her heart.... Read More

Freshen Up With L.I.L.Y. by Stella McCartney

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

In need of a new perfume? Freshen up your scent with the new luxury fragrance by none other than Stella McCartney. The stellar supermom who is best known for her work on the runway— and most recently for designing team Great Britain’s uniforms for the 2012 Olympics— released her first scent back in 2003. “Stella” was an instant hit and several limited edition versions of the bottle were released— but McCartney had her heart set on creating this fragrance, “L.I.L.Y.,” long before her first fragrance’s success.... Read More

Best Worldwide Spa Services for Men

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

When we think of spas and luxury treatments, we tend to think of all the pampering services that are at a woman's (perfectly manicured) fingertips— however, a new revolution in the industry is resulting in boutique services for the bigger, burlier gender. So we did some digging and found luxury spas around the globe that offer the ultimate treatments for men.... Read More

Shu Uemura Adds a Sweet Collection for Fall

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If there’s one thing we can’t resist, it’s chocolate— both in the kitchen and in the form of Shu Uemura’s latest collection. The luxury makeup brand used our favorite treat as inspiration for their newest line. Chocolat Donna is a 13-piece collection that includes products for the face, eyes, lips and nails, and already has fans of the label raving— and craving— its newest addition. And even though Shu Uemera recently pulled its presence in the U.S. market due to low profitability, all of the brand’s products are available through its recently-introduced e-commerce site.... Read More

Cast a Spell with Magic Love "Potion" by Dsquared2

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Canadian twin brothers Dean and Dan Caten have been designing clothing since they were children. Now, they have collaborated with Christine Nagel of Mane to create a love potion. Dsquared2’s fragrance house ICR-ITF Group is marketing their new luxury perfume for women as an aphrodisiac- down to the very bottle it is sold in, which has the appearance of a vintage medicine bottle. The brothers say it is “a perfume arising desire” and the fragrance house’s General Director Massino Cappini asserts that it particularly caters to the “young and refined."... Read More

The Top Luxury Beauty Products You Need This Fall

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

As temperatures slowly drop and leaves start to change color, all we can think about is getting our hands on our first pumpkin spice lattes of the season. But while you’re daydreaming about all the fun activities that come with autumn, don’t forget about your luxury skincare regimen. When it gets colder, we bundle up, fry our hair trying to make sure it's dry, and expose our face to the elements— all of which affect the condition of our skin, hair, and bodies. Lucky for you, we couldn’t wait to start looking into the best beauty products for this season, so you can continue to be the best and most beautiful you— even underneath all the scarf, gloves and pom-pom hat.... Read More

Sweat it up in New York City October 13

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

For a lot of people, exercise is generally unpleasant, it puts a strain on your body, and all you get are sore limbs and a few endorphins out of it. So unless you are Michael Phelps, why bother? Well if you are in New York City on Saturday October 13, 2012, you'll find out. That day marks the first Sweaty Saturday, a day New York’s latest and most fashionable exercise studios have graciously agreed to devote to educating the public on how fun working up a sweat for a good cause can be.... Read More

Fresh Face of L'Oréal is Gleefully Happy With Her Newest Role

Sep 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

It seems people just can’t get enough of Glee. Familiar faces from the hit TV show are everywhere we turn, from awards shows, to magazine editorials — and now one is even a spokesperson for a top luxury cosmetics brand. It was announced last week that Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry for the series, is the newest face for L’Oréal, following in the footsteps of other iconic beauties like Beyonce, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, and Gwen Stefani.... Read More

New Trussardi Fragrance is The Heart of Milan

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Joseph Vasquez

In 1911, Dante Trussardi, the original founding member of the luxury brand the Trussardi Company, modestly started selling gloves in his small boutique in Milan. Last year, the Trussardi Company celebrated its first 100 years of existence. No small feat for a man with a humble vision selling galoshes out of a small store space. Now in 2012, the Trussardi Company, headed by Tomaso Trussardi has dramatically expanded its merchandise, to selling not just gloves, but luggage, handbags, accessories, as well as leather clothing — all of it meant to capture the heart and soul of Milan in its design and through its uniquely scented fragrances.... Read More

Olsen Twins' New Sephora Fragrance Set to Release March 2013

Sep 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are no longer the charming and mischievous tweens we watched fall in love every summer to a girl power soundtrack. They are successful businesswomen, with a prestigious CFDA fashion award under their tiny belts and a new luxury fragrance from Sephora on the way. Michael McGeever, Senior Vice President of Sephora Originals announced to WWD that the luxury cosmetics company looks “forward to bringing the modern perspective and fashion philosophy of Elizabeth and James designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen to life”.... Read More

The Future is Bright for China's Beauty Industry

Sep 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

China's luxury beauty market is doing well, to say the least. The $17.1 billion industry rose 18.7 percent between 2010 and 2011, an increase from the 16.6 percent rise it saw... Read More

Urban Decay Wants You to Get Naked this Fall

Sep 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

With the new products by luxury makeup brand Urban Decay, you can bare all and get naked without actually stripping down. The cosmetics giant is expanding their Naked line, which debuted with a palette in 2010, to include foundation and other items. The line will consist of two vitamin-enriched collections to ensure you get an overall cheeky look.... Read More

Equinox Fitness Club to Open Second Toronto Location

Sep 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Anyone living in an urban metropolis city has probably heard of the luxury gym, Equinox. The upscale fitness and lifestyle club has established a modern and cutting-edge identity and made its presence known via a library of iconic advertising campaigns shot by various pop culture and fashion icons, like the one below. Now the 21-year-old athletic franchiser known for revolutionizing the standard gym into a luxurious fitness and lifestyle experience is expanding its properties with its second Canadian sector.... Read More

Katie Holmes is New Face of World Famous Cosmetics Brand

Sep 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Fresh-faced and elegant, even coming off the heels of a high-profile divorce, Katie Holmes always manages to look good. With her effortless and classic beauty, it's no wonder she's been chosen as the first celebrity spokesperson for upscale cosmetics company Bobbi Brown.... Read More

First Unisex Anti-Aging SPF Moisturizer by TwinLuxe

Aug 27, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Luxury skincare brand TwinLuxe recently introduced its first product designed for use by both men and women, its Anti-Aging SPF Moisturizer. The new protective lotion literally redefines the burgeoning company’s position within the skincare industry.... Read More

Michelle Obama Reveals Her Health and Fitness Secrets

Aug 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Michelle Obama makes fashion news pretty frequently for a number of reasons— most notably her impeccable style, public appearances, and amazing figure. Her landmark advocacies for reversing childhood obesity and fostering healthy eating for both kids and families have probably given you a clue in to Obama’s passions, but you may not know just how gung ho she is about health and fitness— until now. In an inaugural post for iVillage.com, the First Lady, who is the website’s guest-editor this month, revealed her top health secrets. And let me tell you, Ms. Obama does not mess around when it comes to healthy living.... Read More

Smashingly Good Looks for Fall in Image Factory Collection

Aug 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The fall luxury makeup collections just keep on coming, and as always, they coordinate with the fashion styles being released for the upcoming season. Smashbox’s latest addition for Fall 2012 is titled Image Factory, and as expected, it features smoky looks like other high-end fall lines. Image Factory, which just launched, contains four new essential beauty products in two different color options each to give you plenty of ways to make yourself up for fall.... Read More

Sunless Tanning Products by Infinity Sun Extend Your Summer Glow

Aug 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

With the summer season coming to an end, the sun’s rays will be losing strength and you’ll soon be saying bye-bye to your beautiful bronze. Luckily, there are plenty of luxury beauty products out there to help you keep your tan as long as possible— one of those being the sunless tanning line from luxury brand Infinity Sun. The label known for its revolutionary sunless bronzing equipment has a line of spray products that will help you extend your summer glow well into the autumn.... Read More

Campaign for New Yves Saint Laurent Fragrance Spotlights Jessica Chastain

Aug 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Do you ever experience a trigger of emotions or memories when you smell a certain scent? That’s the case for actress Jessica Chastain, who was announced today as the new ambassador of luxury cosmetics brand Yves Saint Laurent’s newest women’s fragrance, Manifesto.... Read More

Vegan Soaps and Soy Candles by Ebb & Flow NYC

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you keep up with fashion news, you already know that eco-friendly, organic, and unconventional products are all the rage. If you’re into this trend, then the items from Ebb & Flow are right up your alley. Created in New York City by Rupal Bhinda, the owner of the textile company One 16 Designs came up with her latest business concept after years of giving soap and candles as gifts to exclusive clients in the fashion industry. Now she's selling these items in both classic and unusual scents, and some are even made with a vegan formula.... Read More

New OPI Polish Celebrates 50 Years of James Bond

Aug 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

For all you beauty buffs that double as undercover James Bond fans, we’ve got some fashion news that will make you giddy. If you’re as in love with the movie series as we are, you probably know that... Read More

Men's Fragrance by Prada Strives for Excellence

Aug 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen an item by Prada called Luna Rossa, however the new luxury fragrance by the fashion giant is different from anything else they've ever done before. The cologne is named after the fashion brand’s sailboat that competes in major professional races like the America’s Cup, and industry experts expect the new bottle to be just as massive.... Read More

Aerin Lauder to Release Anticipated Beauty Line this Fall

Aug 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

Aerin Lauder should know a thing or two about beauty — after all, she is the granddaughter of luxury cosmetics pillar Estée Lauder. Lucky for us, the beauty buff is putting her... Read More

Midnight Roses is Newest Addition to Lancôme Makeup

Aug 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The latest luxury makeup collection by cosmetic giant Lancôme Paris is inspired by the brand’s new fragrance, Trésor Midnight Rose. The Midnight Roses Fall 2012 makeup collection "evokes a mischievous femininity and glamour," thanks to a base of majestic purple hue. Needless to say, if you’re a fan of purple, then you’ll probably love this collection. Full of deep plums and violets, the color palette results in a sophisticated and mature look that is appropriate for fall.... Read More

Dior Cosmetics Goes for Gold With New Fall Shades

Aug 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Feeling especially fierce this fall? If so, luxury brand Dior has the ideal autumn makeup collection for you. Tap into your wild side with Golden Jungle, the newest makeup collection by the brand known for contemporary elegance. But don’t be too scared off by the name of the collection— unlike the bold hues featured in the label’s summer mix, this one consists of a welcome group of golden neutrals that will go well with your fall wardrobe.... Read More

Nina Ricci Releases Romantic Women's Fragrance

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury brand Nina Ricci has always revolved around the idea of effortless, classic femininity. When the label was established in 1932, Nina herself had the goal of simply creating very pretty, wearable clothes. Years later, her son Robert would expand Nina Ricci with popular perfumes as manager of the house. Today, we get to revel in the success of the brand, as it gets ready to release its newest luxury fragrance, Mademoiselle Ricci.... Read More

Estée Lauder Makeup Adds Glam Rock Look to Collection

Aug 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Estée Lauder is making fashion news by causing beauty buffs to do a double-take when they see the brand's fall makeup collection. The company's new addition, Violet Underground, is not what you’d expect from the brand that is synonymous with the soft faces of Elizabeth Hurley and Joan Smalls.... Read More

Givenchy Perfume Makes its U.S. Debut

Aug 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Parfums Givenchy is finally introducing one of its well-loved international luxury fragrances to the U.S. As of yesterday, Eau Demoiselle is now available online and in the 42 Neiman Marcus stores across the country. The perfume actually debuted internationally in 2010 and has been available in European and Middle Eastern markets, but was not distributed to the U.S.... Read More

Giorgio Armani Makeup to Release New Product in September

Aug 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The latest in fashion news reveals that Giorgio Armani Beauty is getting ready to release a new formula called Maestro Fusion Makeup SPF15. The luxury fashion brand spent eight years researching the formula for this foundation, and we have high hopes that it will show. Constantly on the quest to meet women’s high expectations, Armani calls this product the “complexion perfector,” and will be available on U.S. counters on September 15. ... Read More

Chanel Cosmetics Provide The Essentials

Aug 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Chanel’s Fall 2012 makeup collection was inspired by CoCo Chanel’s signature styles — the little black dress, the quilted handbag, and the two-toned shoe. Appropriately titled “Les Essentials de Chanel,” the new collection of luxury cosmetics was put together by Creative Director of Chanel Makeup, Peter Philips.... Read More

New Beauty Line by Christian Louboutin to Hit Market in 2013

Aug 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

If you’re a fan of those iconic red-soled stilettos that are representative of his empire, you’re sure to love what Christian Louboutin’s got up his sleeve for next year. In his first major brand extension, the ... Read More

New Lancôme Perfume Represents a New Era for Women

Jul 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

L’Oréal-owned cosmetics giant Lancôme is preparing for something big, and we think you’ll be pleased to hear about it. Hoping to add another scent as successful as their iconic Trésor, the cosmetics giant is poised to release their newest luxury fragrance in mid-August as a way to update its women’s perfume category.... Read More

Dolce and Gabbana Perfume Campaign Stars Laetitia Casta

Jul 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

You may recognize the new face of luxury designer brand Dolce & Gabbana’s classic perfume, Pour Femme, from the runway or the big screen. French model Laetitia Casta is a former Victoria’s Secret Angel and is a L’Oreal spokesperson, as well as an accomplished model in her native country. Most recently, she’s been chosen to front the campaign for the new and improved version of the well-known fragrance Dolce & Gabbana Pour Femme.... Read More

New Men's Fragrance by Tom Ford Beauty

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

It seems that the Tom Ford Beauty brand isn't backing down. The luxury beauty company, which has estimated retail sales of $200 million worldwide, is now set to launch a second men's fragrance. Under the Estée Lauder brand, the latest Tom Ford Beauty fragrance is expected to help its high-end mother company gain strength.... Read More

Waterproof Mascara & Eyeliner | Our Picks Put to the Test

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

There is still plenty of warm weather up ahead and that means sipping drinks poolside, sun worshipping on the sand, taking the boat out... and dealing with eye makeup that will ruin your look at the first sight of anything wet. Of course thanks to many luxury cosmetics brands, there are a number of products waiting for you to purchase, try once and hopefully nottoss in the pile of other would-be waterproof choices. So, to make things just a little bit easier, we went ahead and took the plunge for you with a handful of options to see just who sink or swam (puns very much intended).... Read More

YSL Cosmetics New Limited Edition Products for Fall

Jul 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The newest addition to Yves Saint Laurent Beauty's line is the brand’s Fall 2012 Makeup Collection. The luxury makeup brand's new look combines khaki hues with soft gold accents and is complete with some bold red statement products. The Fall 2012 line includes lipsticks, nail polishes, glowing face luminizers, eyeshadows, mascara, and eyeliner, and we decided to highlight our favorite picks for you. Inspired by the gold, green and brown hues of the season, this collection headlines new limited edition products that are available in several different shades and have us looking forward to the change of season.... Read More

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Releases New Makeup Collection for Autumn

Jul 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

While we’re just starting to get used to the leisure that summer provides us, the people of the fashion world are busy preparing for autumn, and we're starting to see the fruits of their labor. The end of July brings with it the release of fall collections in fashion, jewelry, and of course, luxury makeup products. Here to ease us into the rough transition from summer to autumn is Bobbi Brown’s brand new Desert Twilight Collection, and as always, Bobbi knows what she's doing.... Read More

Anti-Aging Skin Care by DECLÉOR PARIS

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Everybody loves the summer sun and soaking up the rays, but the toll that it takes on our skin is not so desirable. With that said, luxury skin care brand DECLÉOR PARIS couldn’t have released an anti-aging collection at a better time. The cosmetic aromatherapy company uses natural ingredients in a new serum and cream collection to preserve and restore they body’s youthfulness. Who could say no to that?... Read More

Exclusive Giveaway | Skin Care Products for a Fresh Summer Look

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  15 Comments

As the weather warms up and your exposure to the sun undoubtedly increases, consider stepping up your skin care regimen with increased diligence and a few new luxury skin care products. Wondering what the secret is to enjoying the joys of sunny weather without wrecking havoc on your precious skin? Read on!... Read More

Summer Makeup Trend | Colored Eyelashes

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If there’s been one luxury beauty trend on the runway to take note of in the last year, it’s the colored eyelids and lashes that have dominated couture shows. In a makeup land somewhere between theatrical and classic, this look struck a good note with audiences this season. And since most fashion trends start with haute couture’s masters, we think this look will stomp right off the runway and onto the sidewalk.... Read More

Fashion Designers Launch New Fragrances for Summer

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Come summer, it's time to start thinking about switching up your scent. Luckily, many fashion and fragrance houses are introducing new luxury perfumes this year. There are plenty to choose from so anyone can explore and find a new favorite.... Read More

MAC Cosmetics Launches 65 Permanent Nail Shades

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

MAC Cosmetics is known for their dependable makeup but has been relatively quiet in the nail polish department, previously only offering eight shades in its permanent collection. More often than not, when you found a color you fell in love with, it was a limited edition and disappeared before you realized it. Knowing the nail polish market is vast, MAC is launching a brand new line of 65 nail shades that they're hoping will dominate all other brands. 30 of the new shades, each retailing for $16, are already available in freestanding MAC stores and will arrive in department stores in August, with an international launch date in September.... Read More

Enter Pronoun Brings New Gender Neutral Makeup Line

Jul 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Makeup is generally advertised towards women but there's nothing stopping men from using it, and makeup artist Natalie Ramirez is taking advantage of that advertorial slight with her new co-ed brand Enter Pronoun. According to the brand, they are the first makeup line in existence that is completely gender and sex neutral, allowing men and women to express themselves in whatever ways they want.... Read More

Madonna's Hard Candy Fitness Club Celebrates Opening in Moscow

Jun 29, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Global luxury fitness brand Hard Candy Fitness will officially acknowledge its new Moscow location with a grand-opening event in early August. Madonna, a business partner in the global health club with New Evolution Ventures, will attend the event and perform with dancers from her MDNA Tour.... Read More

Keira Knightley for Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle Perfume

Jun 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

New York Times Perfume Critic Chandler Burr describes the jasmine, rose, bergamot, orange, vanilla and patchouli scent of Coco Mademoiselle: “It is lovely, flowery, a fresh-faced seventeen-year-old in a summer dress...when you come across someone wearing it, you want to lean closer to them.” Pretty much the only thing that could make the luxury fragrance better is if the face of it was a stunning young actress with the gumption to stand up to the powerful fragrance—someone young and sexy, like Keira Knightley.... Read More

Dior Launches New Addict Fragrance Collection

Jun 26, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Luxury beauty product brand, Dior, recently launched a new Addict collection in June, including three new fragrances. The new additions include Dior Addict Eau Fraiche, described as “sparkling and sharp, fresh and woody,” Dior Addict Eau Sensuelle, an “addictive, elegant... Read More

Nicole Richie's New Perfume Plays on Many Notes

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Reality star Nicole Richie has already established herself in many fields, from luxury fashion designer to author, and has recently decided to add her own signature perfume to her growing brand. Set to hit shelves in September, the perfume was inspired by the many layered scents her mother used to wear while Richie was a young child.... Read More

Chanel's Le Blanc Brightening Collection Brings Softer Skincare

Jun 18, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Founded in 1909, Chanel has been the height of luxury fashion, perfume, makeup, and skincare ever since. With their new Le Blanc Brightening Skincare Collection, Chanel promises women an illuminated complexion that will become more even and radiant with each day that passes.... Read More

Karl Lagerfeld Launches New Makeup Line With Shu Uemura

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Chanel already has a line of makeup, but that hasn't stopped the Kaiser of creativity, Karl Lagerfeld from teaming up with cosmetics brand Shu Uemura for a new line set to be released as a special holiday collection, WWD reports. Karl Lagerfeld has a long-standing relationship with Shu Uemura makeup, but not in the traditional facial application sense.... Read More

True Blood's Alexander Skarsg?rd New Face of Encounter Calvin Klein

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Women's Wear Daily is reporting that Calvin Klein's new men's fragrance campaign is getting steamy with the help of True Blood actor Alexander Skarsg?rd. It is co-starring sexy top model Lara Stone, who is also the face of Euphoria, the brand's women's scent.... Read More

8 Foods for Lowering Blood Pressure

Jun 1, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  3 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (and maybe even your doctor) want everyone to take a few moments to learn how to keep their tickers ticking for many years to come. It involves two simple steps: First, know your numbers — an estimated one in three Americans has hypertension, meaning their blood pressure runs above the optimal reading of 120/80.... Read More

Hey, Sailor! Summer Collection from MAC Cosmetics

May 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

Set sail this summer with the cheeky new color collection from MAC Cosmetics. The limited-edition line is decked out in adorable sailor striped packaging and includes a wide range of bronzers, single eye shadows, lipsticks, lipglass, powder blushes, pigments, pencils, shimmery body oil and more.... Read More

Dior Beauty 2012 Summer Mix

May 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Weather is shifting and that means that so are the season's "it" colors. This year, as expected, the beauty world has gone bright and Christian Dior has just announced its latest and greatest glosses: both for lips and for nails. For your fingertips, the luxury fashion and beauty house has introduced Dior Vernis Gloss, a varnish that according to Dior "...provides a new shine and colour result, for nails in ultra-vibrant candy and glossy shades with a hint of exoticism."... Read More

The Coolest Piece of Exercise Equipment You'll Ever Use

May 14, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

It’s a luxury to be able to exercise at home in your own gym, but most fitness equipment can be bulky, too heavy to move, and just plain unflattering in a room. When one of the top ten design firms in the world, LUNAR, stepped in to change the way we look at home fitness equipment, the result is stylish, sculptural pieces of “active furniture.”... Read More

The World's Most Luxurious Spa and Body Treatments

May 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Daniel Pott

Think you have been pampered before by the best? Think again. Companies around the globe are beginning to break the boundaries of luxury spa and body treatments. Forget high-end, the following products and services form a new class of ultra-luxury. If money is no object when treating yourself or your special someone the best the world has to offer then you might want to look into these luxury spa treatments.... Read More

Borghese Moisturizers For Glowing Summer Skin Head to Toe

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With the weather warming up, it's important to ensure your skin is guarded against the damaging effects of the sun. Borghese is a leader in luxurious skin care products and provides men and women with lightweight, healing, and protective moisturizers for face, hands, body and feet. Here is the lineup to start your summer off with beautifully glowing skin.... Read More

Pucci Adds Vibrant Hint of the Italian Riveria to Summer Makeup Collection

May 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

French skincare and beauty brand Guerlain and fashion designer Emilio Pucci, both represented by Neiman Marcus, have united to launch Guerlain by Emilio Pucci. This unique pairing of fashion-forward beauty will arrive at the luxury shopping destination, Neiman Marcus this month.... Read More

Mother's Day Gift Ideas to Keep Her Feeling Fabulous

May 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

This Mother’s Day, forego the typical flower arrangement and played out perfume and think outside of the proverbial chocolate box.... Read More

Palace Hotel Tokyo Will Debut First Evian Spa in Japan

Apr 20, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The Palace Hotel Tokyo will be the first hotel to have an Evian Spa in Japan. The hotel is the anchor of the $1.2 billion multi-use development. The hotel near the Imperial Palace has 10 new restaurants and bars with cuisine that ranges from Japanese and Chinese to French fare. The new luxury hotel, which opens May 17, 2012, has 290 rooms available for guests that have been placed in 12 separate categories. "There is only one Tokyo, and there will only be one experience like the Palace Hotel," said Takashi Kobayashi, the president of the Palace Hotel Tokyo. "From the Aji stones at our entrance to the linens in our guest rooms, from the omotenashi at first encounter to the general management, we're celebrating an unfiltered appreciation of our country's culture."... Read More

La Prairie Spa Introduces Caviar Express Lift Facial

Apr 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu  |  2 Comments

Prestige skincare brand La Prairie has launched an exclusive new product and corresponding treatment to celebrate the brand’s 25th anniversary. The product, Skin Caviar Liquid Lift, pays homage to La Prairie’s original iconic product, Skin Caviar Dermo Beads, but with an all-new... Read More

The Best Beauty Products for a Radiant Spring Look

Apr 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

As JustLuxe’s Senior Fashion and Beauty Correspondent, I’ve constantly got my finger on the pulse on what’s hot, new and up and coming in the beauty world.... Read More

Imperial Jubilee Fragrance by Clive Christian Smells Like Royalty

Apr 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

When luxury furniture designer Clive Christian purchased The Crown Perfumery in 1999, it seemed fitting that the maker of the world's most expensive furniture and home décor items would enjoy the sweet scent of success.... Read More

The Experience of Fragrance

Apr 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell  |  1 Comment

The fragrance industry is thriving. Every year it churns out a multitude of products from designer labels, celebrity and lifestyle brands and traditional perfume houses.... Read More

PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser Available for At-Home Use

Apr 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern  |  1 Comment

Good news for those who are interested in a skincare products and for those who like to put their best face forward, especially busy ladies who loathe crow’s feet and bothersome wrinkles around the eyes.... Read More

Exclusive Giveaway | Win the Entire Ouidad Climate Control Collection!

Apr 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  11 Comments

Do you ever feel like you can’t escape a bad hair day? The folks at Ouidad know exactly how you feel and are offering the chance for one lucky JustLuxe reader to win a set of Ouidad Climate Control products valued at $82.... Read More

Is Coconut Oil Bad for You?

Mar 26, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  3 Comments

Long a cornerstone to ayurvedic medicine and revered by tropical civilizations, coconut oil has a surprisingly long history in food and medicine throughout the world.... Read More

Exclusive Giveaway | Win a Three-Piece Sulwhasoo Skincare Set!

Mar 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  28 Comments

Chances are winter has left your skin with increased dryness, less elasticity and a diminished glow. If you’re craving a new skincare line this spring, turn your attention to Sulwhasoo, an ultra-nourishing line formulated with precious Korean medicinal herbs to produce healthy, younger-looking skin.... Read More

Are You Insane Enough to Try This Workout?

Mar 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  3 Comments

Living a healthy lifestyle is all the rage today but is there really a fun way to achieve this goal besides eating salads and walking on treadmills for hours on end? If that doesn’t exactly sound appealing to you (me either), then put your body to a 60-day total body workout test with Insanity.... Read More

Five Beauty Products You Need to Know About

Mar 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  4 Comments

As JustLuxe’s Senior Style and Beauty Correspondent, I’ve constantly got my pulse on what’s hot, new and up and coming in the beauty world. And through my dutiful research, which often goes well beyond testing new mascaras, experimenting with tricky hair appliance gadgets or dipping my digits in the new must-have shade of nail polish; I strive to bring to you the latest and greatest finds of the month, so check back monthly for my favorite products picks!... Read More

How Carbs Can Help You Lose Weight

Feb 29, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Let’s face it, carbs are delicious. Whether you’re thinking of a glorious bowl of fresh pasta or a grilled ear of corn, carbs are in more foods than you would think. The key is eating the carbs that are actually good for you and figuring out how to maintain a healthy diet that keeps you feeling good and enjoying good food.... Read More

Hair Trends | Five Ways to Wear the Braid

Feb 27, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hair styles and trends come and go but the braid tends to stick around in one form or another due to its fun and classic look. It's a very versatile style that can be incorporated in many ways to any kind of hair, making it also a celebrity favorite.... Read More

Four New Beauty Products for the Spring

Feb 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  1 Comment

Even though it’s still a little chilly outside, it’s always a good time to heat things up with some new beauty products to keep your fresh faced glow. Here are our favorite picks for the spring:... Read More

Estee Lauder Introduces New Re-Nutriv Re-Creation Collection

Feb 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  3 Comments

Looking for an anti-aging product that’s worth its weight in gold? Consider Estee Lauder, a tried and trusted standby in the beauty world, who is boldly emerging in the prestige market with an ambitious new collection that’s sure to shake things up.... Read More

Exclusive Giveaway | Win a Bottle of Hayari Perfume!

Feb 13, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  37 Comments

With Valentine's Day upon us and love in the air, we thought it would be a great time to give our readers a sexy gift for the holiday. Our friends over at French luxury brand Hayari are offering JustLuxe readers a chance to win a bottle of its finest fragrance.... Read More

Beauty Products Celebrities Love | Daily Moisturizers

Feb 11, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Celebrities are under a constant microscope and we all know that they have the best of the best taking care of their every need; especially when it comes to maintaining a flawless complexion for the flashing cameras, pictures in magazines, photo shoots, commercials, movies etc.; but what we all want to know is what are their favorite at home beauty products?... Read More

Juice Cleanses to Detoxify and Energize | A Look at Three Varieties

Feb 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Lately in Los Angeles, the power lunch plays second fiddle to the liquid lunch, and not the sort Don Draper and his Mad Men sip on. With over 100 juice bars sprouting up all over our Southern California sprawl, increasingly Angelenos drink their salads.... Read More

Hair Accessories on the Red Carpet | Celebrities Take Risks

Feb 2, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Celebrity hair styles change all the time, but one thing is constant, it is always fun and interesting.... Read More

Valmont Expands Product Line and Opens New E-Commerce Store

Jan 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Exclusive Swiss skincare brand Valmont has opened an online U.S. store, as well as introduced new products into its vast range of anti-aging products. Since 1905 Valmont has been a leader in bringing the famed Swiss skincare tradition to the elite.... Read More

Skindinavia Helps Keep Makeup Flawless All Day

Jan 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Full confession: I have oily skin that rivals that of the average teenager's. To get my makeup to last more than an hour, I have tried everything from mattifying toners and primers to powders and blotting papers — and some combination thereof.... Read More

Beauty Trends Celebrities Love | Makeup, Nails and Hair

Jan 22, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Following in the fashion and beauty footsteps of our favorite celebrities is always a fun way to keep our own style fresh and exciting. While they tend to show us a more extreme version of a makeup or hair trend, it's a great way to see if it is something that we could tone down and incorporate into our everyday lives.... Read More

Anti-Aging Beauty

Jan 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Fueled by advancements in medical science and technology, the cosmetics industry has seen some rather significant anti-aging products over the last decade. While many pioneering brands have maintained a presence in the vast and highly competitive marketplace, new brands are constantly emerging with promises to address everything from frown lines to crow’s feet to stretch marks.... Read More

Energy at Rest | Provide Your Mind, Body & Spirit With Downtime to Recharge Your Batteries

Jan 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Heather Larson

If there’s one thing you usually run short of during the holidays, (besides money and time,) it’s energy. “We need a source to reconnect to when our energy battery has drained a little,” says Michael Finklestein, MD, who practices integrated and holistic medicine in Bedford, New York. “If that source is available, you can use all the energy you want.” That source can be found in changing the way you move, eat and rest.... Read More

All-Star Yoga Props and Apparel | New Lines from meSheeky and Manduka

Jan 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

Manduka and meSheeky create the most popular and widely-used yoga props, accessories, and apparel on the market. And with good reason — they know what practitioners of yoga really love, and they deliver.... Read More

BluePrintCleanse Will Help Jumpstart a Healthy New Year

Jan 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Now that the holidays are over and New Year’s resolutions made, it’s time to get into shape and lose the extra weight we put on over the past couple of months. To get yourself on the road to a fresh start, it’s important to cleanse your body of toxins so you can start feeling good from the inside out.... Read More

Ener.g Bath and Body Products | Destination Spa Meets at Home Spa

Jan 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

I was in Scottsdale recently for a much needed weekend away with the girls and what goes better with a group of girls than a day at the spa?... Read More

Best Beauty Products for Winter 2012

Jan 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Now that winter is upon us, it’s time to make sure you have the season’s hottest beauty products to keep you leaving you looking your best while protecting you from the cold weather outside.... Read More

Patricia Morales Turns Hair On End

Jan 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

For Patricia Morales, hair is as much of a fashion statement as any article of clothing. Throughout her career, the L.A.c and New York-based hair stylist has sculpted natural locks, wigs and extensions into bold style statements across runways and red carpets throughout the world.... Read More

The Wildest Rock Star Hair Styles in Hollywood

Jan 7, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you're going to be a rock star then you need to act like one, dress like one, and sing like one. Some celebrity hair styles go to the extreme with bright colors and streaks, while others keep a hard edge, but remain subtle.... Read More

Celebrity Diets That Work For Jennifer Hudson and Eva Longoria

Jan 5, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Staying healthy and fit is a top priority in Hollywood, but what exactly are the biggest celebrity diet secrets? With so many fad weight loss strategies out there, it can be difficult to know which diets work and what their effects will be. Celebrities have come forward and revealed how they stay looking and feeling their best and what plans they use to get them there.... Read More

Celebrity Hair Styles | Kim Kardashian & Rooney Mara Bring Back Sexy Bangs

Jan 4, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hair trends in Hollywood come and go like the wind. One minute long, flowing extensions are in and the next thing you know starlets are chopping it all off and sporting chic bobs. Celebrity hairstyles are hard to keep up with, but always good for inspiration. Right now, the biggest names in Hollywood are daring to revive bangs. Kim Kardashian's bangs accentuate her sultry features, while Rooney Mara sweeps her bangs to the side for a more sophisticated look. Heidi Klum, Reese Witherspoon, Lea Michele and more have all changed up their style with bangs in all different shapes.... Read More

At Home Holistic Work | If You Can't Make it to Yoga Class, Practicing on Your Own Will Still Bring Results

Jan 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Heather Larson

The potential benefits of yoga are numerous. They range from help with weight loss, stress reduction and increased flexibility to management of health conditions such as pain, depression and insomnia.... Read More

 
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