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Honey isn't just appealing to the taste buds, it serves the skin well, too. Korres Natural Products took advantage of this and created Thyme Honey Cream, Thyme Honey Mask and Thyme Honey Hand Cream. Thyme honey is known for its antioxidant content and enticing aroma. It keeps skin hydrated hy·drat·ed
Chemically combined with water, especially existing in the form of a hydrate.
Adj. 1. hydrated - containing combined water (especially water of crystallization as in a hydrate)
hydrous and soft, and protects it from UV radiation. Thyme Honey Cream ($38) moisturizes normal to dry skin for up to 24 hours and restores elasticity to the skin. Thyme Honey Mask ($35) revitalizes normal to dry skin without making the skin feel tight. And Thyme Honey Hand Cream ($15) deeply moisturizes dry, chapped hands. The collection is available at Sephora and Fred Segal stores and at www.sephora.com.
Clarins Paris has introduced its Generation 6 Double Serum, formulated to prolong the skin's youthful appearance by supporting its five vital functions: hydration hydration /hy·dra·tion/ (hi-dra´shun) the absorption of or combination with water.
1. The addition of water to a chemical molecule without hydrolysis.
2. , nutrition, oxygenation oxygenation /ox·y·gen·a·tion/ (ok?si-je-na´shun)
1. the act or process of adding oxygen.
2. the result of having oxygen added. , protection and regeneration. The Double Serum features a formula that combines both water- and oil-soluble ingredients to give skin the energy it needs to efficiently fight the aging process. Clarins explored the flora of six continents, enabling its laboratories to bring together the most active "hydro" and "lipo" plant extracts, including maritime pine, salicornia, kiwi and macadamia macadamia (măk'ədā`mēə), name for the nut of the Macadamia ternifolia, an evergreen tree native to Australia, but cultivated in Hawaii. The nuts, also called Queensland nuts, are eaten roasted or raw. , as well as two vitamin C derivatives. Generation 6 Double Serum is available at department stores for $90.
LUXURY IN A BOTTLE
If Michael Kors perfume is considered desirable, then just imagine the promise of Very Michael Kors. The latter, a twist on the original fragrance for women, captures the first scent's white floral signature but blends the existing Provence tuberose tuberose: see amaryllis. with citrus notes, black plum, exotic Chinese osmanthus and rich accents of golden sugar cane. The Very Michael Kors gold bottle is inspired by the designer's fashion accessories and mirrors the signature "MK" monogram monogram [Gr.,=single letter], symbol of a name or names, consisting typically of a letter or several letters worked together. A famous monogram is that of Christ, consisting of X (chi) and P (rho), the first two letters of Christ in Greek. . The new fragrance is available in department stores for $65.
If you were shocked by the the health implications of Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food Nation," prepare to be blown away by Randall Fitzgerald's "The Hundred-Year Lie: How to Protect Yourself From the Chemicals That Are Destroying Your Health." In his new book, Fitzgerald explains that synthetic chemicals are everywhere -- and they're wreaking havoc on our lives, and that the Pure Food and Drug Act This is an article about the United States Food and Drug Act; for the Canadian version see Food and Drugs Act. For the band see Pure Food and Drug Act (band).
The Pure Food and Drug Act enacted in 1906 has been a lie. But the book isn't all doom and gloom doom and gloom
Gloom and doom.
doom-and-gloom adj. . It also includes ways to purge these harmful toxins -- solutions as easy as eating organic fruits and drinking wheatgrass wheatgrass,
n a nutritional grass available popularly as juice. Wheatgrass contains large amounts of chlorophyll and other pigments. See also therapy, juice. juice, and as difficult as fasting a few times a week. "The Hundred-Year Lie" (Plume, $15) is available at bookstores and amazon.com.
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(3 -- color) no caption (book: "The Hundred-Year Lie: How to Protect Yourself From the Chemicals That Are Destroying Your Health")