Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Sunday, November 23, 2014   




Christmas comes early
I try not to feature Christmas gifts until December but Lane Crawford's beauty boxes are just crying out for an early mention - especially as one of them should really be opened on December 1.

Two hope for best of three
Be it running, swimming or cycling, local boy Sean Yip Tsz-hin is a force to be reckoned with. The eight-year-old is the youngest to qualify for the coming New World International Triathlon in which he will compete against other children up to 12 years old for the champion title.

Cold-weather remedies
The cold weather has finally set in but, along with the refreshing breezes, it brings its own set of beauty problems. The nutritionists at Nature's Bounty give tips on keeping the Jack Frost at bay.

Keep voices at bay
The traditional view was that schizophrenia, the most devastating of mental illnesses, struck young people on the cusp of adulthood, often without much warning.

Genius of ginseng
Have your cake and eat it - even if you're into healthy eating. The Ontario Ginseng Growers Association has teamed up with Kisses Cupcakes to create a ginseng treat. Available until November 30, the cupcakes (HK$25 each) are made with premium Canadian ginseng and sweetened with honey.

Movember mojo
Things are going to get hairy this month as the Mo Bros make their reappearance to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues.

Don't milk it
Got milk? if you're drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your health, you may want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.

Simply wizard
Lush is casting a spell on your bathtime. The bath and beauty brand has released a bunch of products with a magic theme for Halloween.

Perfume on the go
Perfume connoisseurs will know of Le Labo.

Mood magnet
A machine that sends magnetic pulses into a patient's brain has become the new frontier of depression treatment, promising to ease symptoms for those who have found little relief from medication or talk therapy.



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