Personal Care

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eat right for your body type

    Knowing your body type helps you balance your meals. Let experts from a new wellness club in Dubai guide you. Wellness and balance are feel-good terms. Not surprisingly then that the new spa coming to town uses these words with maximum impact – Balance Wellbeing 360 club. It is the Landmark Group’s new wellness  concept opening […]

    Updated: 28 June, 2011

  • ARGANICA Launches 100% Natural and Organic Products

    New to the region, the range is created from rare Moroccan Argan Oil. New Middle East based brand ARGANICA has recently launched its first 100 per cent natural and organic beauty product range in the region, made from one of the world’s rarest natural oils, Argan Oil. ARGANICA uses the purest form of Moroccan Argan […]

    Updated: 15 June, 2011