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The use of sunscreens is booming, their use promoted by growing awareness that too much sun causes skin cancer. Some everyday cosmetics already include sunscreen in their formulas, but some of their components can cause allergies. 105 more words

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New European cosmetic legislation attaches great importance to consumer safety. The toxicological profiles of many raw materials, including ethyl alcohol, have been thoroughly studied. Would cosmetics be possible if alcohol were banned? 495 more words

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Chilled Bell pepper soup with basil (en)

We have a very unstable summer weather…it is raining most every day and walking gets difficult.
So when we see a ray of sunshine, blue sky hiding behind white clouds or a break in the grey cloudy sky..we take off! 197 more words


Multifruit mascarpone pie

This week-end I discovered two lovely shops in my new neighbourhood. A great traditional butcher, the Hook & Cleaver and a lovely fruit & veg shop where I can finally enjoy a large variety of fresh ripe fruit. 501 more words


Clinique Booty Haul!

I know I released a “booty haul” announcement only yesterday, but see what I got today. I popped by Boots, the one with all the beauty counters next to Bond Street station on Oxford Street. 295 more words


The Olive Retreat Facial

I also believed the publicity of fashionable cosmetic brands and bought expensive creams…until I studied biochemistry and understood what it was they made me pay for! 358 more words


My Secret Weapon

I have had the worst time finding the PERFECT product for my under eye darkness problem. I went through a sea of product; from Shiseido, to Chanel, I have tried everything. 186 more words