Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   

Sage advice
Burt's Bees goes by a simple principle: nature always has solutions to the environmental challenges our skin faces. To address the problem of dry skin, the brand looked at clary sage - one of the most resilient plants on Earth as it can survive the dry, windswept conditions of the Mediterranean hills.

Flexible workouts
Good news, gym rats. Flex, the popular fitness studio in Aberdeen, has opened a branch in Central.

Why you shouldn't ignore that itch
Our bodies are susceptible to changes in the environment. This may lead to a feeling of being unwell - especially when traveling abroad.

Matter of chemistry
We all know that lacing up and breaking a sweat is good for our mood, and that exercise can feel like a lifeline when the stresses of life threaten to engulf us. But how it does that was a mystery - until now.

Tropical escapade
The Body Shop's latest addition to the Voyage Fragrance Collection takes you on a trip to the South Pacific.

Boost your resistance
Need to lose weight? Instead of changing yourself, you might consider changing your environment. Making changes - big and small - to the world around you is much easier than mustering the willpower to refrain from eating high- calorie foods, says Brian Wansink.

E-cigarette refill danger to children
Doctors issued a fresh warning last week that toddlers were at risk from e-cigarette nicotine refills, saying even a few drops could make a child very sick.

Zombie apocalypse
Arthur Lin is a man with a problem - albeit a happy one. The organizer of Hong Kong's first Run For Your Lives laments: "Everybody wants to be zombies."

Pola expedition
Japanese expatriates in Hong Kong now have another place to shop for premium cosmetics from home. Japan's top- selling cosmetics brand Pola has set up a new beauty counter at The One's Beauty Bazaar in Tsim Sha Tsui. This is Pola's second shop in Hong Kong.

Prenatal anti-depressants 'can affect baby'
Children born to women who took anti- depressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop attention- deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers say.

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