Beauty

  • The dangers of sunscreen

    It’s that time of year again when the sun begins to shine and parents reach for the sunscreen. We are told that sunscreen will protect us from sunburn, wrinkles, and skin cancer. Yet, research now suggests that sunscreen might not do any of these things very well: instead, many of the most popular sunscreen brands […]


    Updated: 30 June, 2013

  • We love Organic Glow

    Organic Glow Beauty Lounge is a stones throw from Safa Park but when you enter the villa gate and breathe in the lush aromas that await you, the fast paced traffic of Al Wasl Road slips as far from your mind as your to do list of chores, errands and looming deadlines …   I […]


    Updated: 26 July, 2012

  • REAL-LIFE HORROR

    Lush Cosmetics has teamed up with the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International to launch the largest-ever global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics. But the handmade-skincare purveyor didn’t stop there. To underscore its point, LUSH turned its Regent Street store window in London into a tableau of cruelty, where […]


    Updated: 15 May, 2012

  • Parabens: What are they?

    Parabens are a common cosmetic ingredient—and, lately, the object of much vilification. Find out what they really are and whether you should be seeking out paraben-free products You may have noticed lately that “paraben free” labels have been popping up on some beauty products at the drugstore and elsewhere. Parabens are the most widely used […]


    Updated: 30 April, 2012

  • The BAG MONSTER CAMPAIGN against plastic bags

    Self-appointed cosmetics grocer LUSH is the ultimate beauty delicatessen selling natural handmade cosmetics that smell like heaven – and it’s now available in Dubai! A-listers love this brand and Ahlan reveals that Angelina Jolie buys Ocean Salt cleanser and scrub that Halle Berry is a self-confessed fan of Dream Cream body moisturiser; and that Kylie […]


    Updated: 06 March, 2012