Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
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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.

Richness personified
Can you improve on perfection? Elemis thinks it can. The spa brand's hero product is its Pro-Collagen Marine Cream. Launched more than 11 years ago, one is sold every minute around the world.

Breast friends
Every day, nine women are diagnosed with breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and many local stores are showing their support.

Modern look for traditional remedies
Watsons has launched a Chinese medicine service, making it the first pharmacy in Hong Kong to house three health professionals - a registered pharmacist, dietitian and Chinese medicine practitioner - under one roof.

Lose some, gain some
When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than losing weight quickly. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth.

Plump up the volume
Anti-aging creams and serums can only do so much to tackle fine lines and wrinkles.

Handy guide
Global Handwashing Day (yes, there is such a thing) is tomorrow. And would you believe it, despite the fears of SARS and Ebola, only a small proportion of people in Hong Kong wash their hands properly?

Juice up to slim down
The next time you go out for cheeseburgers or pepperoni pizza, you might want to consider washing it down with a glass of grapefruit juice.



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