Archive for Gloss (beauty/fashion)


Is Your Fitness Ruining Your Smile?

What is it an active person’s daily routine and lifestyle that leaves them at higher risk of erosion and decay? The following outlines the four common contributors to decay and erosion amongst athletes and how they can be prevented or reduced. 1 Sports and energy


Understanding the Science of Hair

Anyone who has lived in Dubai long enough will know that the expert stylists at Colourmasters Hair Salon truly understand women’s hair and take the science of hair coloring very seriously. I met with Hussain Mohamad, the salon manager, and senior stylist to help me


Top Four Spring / Summer Makeup Trends for 2018

It’s that time of the year again, when you need to re-visit your make-up drawers and sort out the products that can be used for spring/summer seasons – and luckily this year’s makeup trends from the runway are quite easy to achieve. Here is a


Give Your Skin the Gift of Cosmeceuticals

From exfoliators to sun blocks, with all of the skin products out there, it’s tough figuring out exactly what is best for your skin and what really works. However, you can be sure that if your skincare includes cosmeceuticals in it, it will definitely be results-driven.  Cosmeceuticals are topical cosmetic-pharmaceutical


The Secret to a Hydrated Face

If dry skin is your biggest issue and have spent your life searching for a real solution, then read beauty blogger Sabeen Farooq’s secrets to a hydrated, supple face.  The trick is simple; just spray your face with a facial mist before applying moisturizer. What it does is the facial water hydrates and the moisturizer traps


Transform Your Skin

Rarely do you come across anyone as passionate and knowledgeable about the science of good skin as renowned cosmetologist Iwona Pruska who has been working for decades in Dubai and now has her own clinic since 2007. I was invited to try a facial in


Lighten Up for Spring

With round the clock deadlines and a busy schedule, my hair looked neglected with my old color faded into a dull, orangey mess. I definitely needed a serious pick-me-up boost for my tresses.      So I headed out to The Dollhouse Salon in The Dubai Ladies Club in Jumeirah; a kitsch, hip, but very


Top Five Tips to Protect your Skin during the Cooler Months

The dryness during the cooler season can cause skin damage leading to flaky and dull skin. It’s crucial to take care of your skin during these peak cold months or it leads to depriving your skin of its moisture and natural texture. Keeping your skin


Coping with Hyperpigmentation

While hyperpigmentation is a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin, anyone suffering from this knows how frustrating it can be. The good news is there are some effective treatments to help reduce hyperpigmentation


Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

From dazzling jewelry to delicious chocolate treats, more often than not, the focus of Valentine’s Day has been on women. This Valentine’s Day, why not make your partner feel special with beautiful pair of cufflinks or a unique shaving kit, and lots more, as featured