March 27, 2008

Today in Beauty - Thursday, March 26th - 2008

Building a Beauty Regimen for Dark Skin - Since then, Dr. Taylor, who is African-American, has become co-founding director of the Skin of Color Center at St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals in Manhattan and Chief Executive of Rx for Brown Skin, a skin-care line designed for Asian, Indian, Latino and black skin.

Cosmetics Beauty Bust? Cost doesn't always mean quality - Celebrity beauty secrets always make big news. From exorbitantly-priced creams to anti-aging miracle lotions, Hollywood's hottest beauties inspire millions of fans to buy the same beauty products, no matter what they cost, in hopes of looking runway perfect.

Shoppers Drug Mart to Open Smaller Cosmetics Stores - The strategy expands on the retailer's five-year-old strategy to add beauty boutiques within its locations. Shoppers Drug Mart wants to lure consumers with higher-priced Lancome, Dior and Shiseido cosmetics from department stores and shops, such as LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA's Sephora chain.

Six In One Recipe for Health Glow - It's just a coincidence perhaps, but Ottawa has already produced one of the biggest successes in the cosmetics world of the past few years. That's Randi Shinder, who began from scratch and built a company estimated to be worth more than $80 million.

Making up with nature - Fashion, not to be confused with style, has always been about keeping your eye on the latest trend. Naturally, no pun intended, being fashionable in the near future consists of being environmentally friendly. Now that eco-fashionable clothes, whether they're from Oqoqo by Lululemon or Go Green Go by Philip Lim and Anya Hindmarch "I'm not a plastic bag" bag, are popular, the next obvious step is to start using natural beauty products.