BEAUTY | Venus Williams Created An Eco-Friendly Sunscreen That Easily Blends Into Darker Skin

As a lifelong tennis player, Venus Williams always used sunscreen but struggled to find an eco-friendly option that blended seamlessly into her dark skin. So, she created her own formula.

EleVen by Venus in partnership with Credo recently dropped two new mineral sunscreens – the On-The-Defense Sunscreen SPF 30, a more traditional cream that has zero white cast and a semi-matte finish (ideal for oily skin), and the Unrivaled Sun Serum SPF 35, a lighter formula complemented by hydrating ingredients.

The active ingredient in both is zinc oxide, which is safer for the ocean’s coral reefs compared to chemical formulas, according to the National Park Service. The Park Service reports that chemical sunscreens can actually awaken coral viruses, causing the reefs to become sick, expel their algae, and die.

‘As an athlete and professional tennis player spending most of my life outdoors, I was compelled to create a sun care collection I could use daily’, Williams shared in a statement, per InStyle. ‘Safe for our planet and good for people of all skin shades and types, I hope to inspire others to get out, be active, and stay healthy’.

Just like environmentally – friendly ingredients, Venus chose recyclable and sustainable packaging. The Unrivaled Sun Serum bottle is made of recyclable glass, and the On-The-Defense sunscreen tube is made of 40% post-consumer recycled materials and can be recycled again through Credo’s Terracycle program. Both products are vegan and cruelty-free.


TRAVEL | The Top ‘Coronavirus – Safe’ Destinations Of 2021 For GCC Residents

For many 2020 was a write – off for international travel, as coronavirus – induced lockdowns, border closures, restricted flights and uncertainty around whether residents could return home with ease ruled – out plans to visit exotic destinations. From isolates escapes adventure holidays and sun – soaked destinations, there are the countries that have opened … Continue reading TRAVEL | The Top ‘Coronavirus – Safe’ Destinations Of 2021 For GCC Residents

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Polish Label Donated Sale Proceeds To The Malala Fund

If you’re a minimalist in style, you will most definitely have heart of cult label, CHYLAK. The Warsaw – based label specialized in luxury, yet wallet – friendly, classic handbags and accessories. Often in patent, croc mat matte finishes, the Italian leather bags are meticulously made in Poland, with the highest attention to detail and … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Polish Label Donated Sale Proceeds To The Malala Fund

BEAUTY | This New Dermal Scanner In Dubai Analyses Your Exact Skin Issues

A new skin scanner has launched at the Dior beauty boutique in The Dubai Mall, giving clients a revealing look at what lies beneath their complexion. Those curious to find out more about their skin’s secrets can complete a skin history questionnaire before experiencing the fully sanitized device. Cradling the customer’s face, the Dior Skin Scanner uses … Continue reading BEAUTY | This New Dermal Scanner In Dubai Analyses Your Exact Skin Issues

BEAUTY | The Top High – End Women’s Hair Trends We’ll See In 2021

With the newly introduced Covid-19 lockdown regulations we’re facing as we head further into the new year, suffice is to say that things are looking a little ‘hairy’ (if you’ll excuse the pun). And, with hairdressers now forced to close until further notice and many of us facing cancelled appointments, despite the fact that our … Continue reading BEAUTY | The Top High – End Women’s Hair Trends We’ll See In 2021

HEALTH | How To Detox

While recent times have seen the birth of  a number of traditional detox variations – tech detoxes (particularly those of the social media curbing variety) as well as skincare routine overhauls seem to have dominated our transformational hopes of late – the detoxes that continue to dominate our health – related conversations and our curiosities … Continue reading HEALTH | How To Detox

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Pat McGrath Is The First Makeup Artist To Be Named A Dame

The Queen’s annual list of New Years Honor was released, naming the figures across British society and culture who would receive the crown’s highest accolades for their services to the country. And for fashion and beauty obsessives, there was one name above all others which stuck out: the newly-minted Dame Pat McGrath, who becomes the … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Pat McGrath Is The First Makeup Artist To Be Named A Dame

CELEBRITY | Deepika Padukone Returns To Social Media With ‘Audio Diary’

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who had delated all her posts on social media, has made a comeback on the platforms with an audio diary. Padukone posted her audio diary on Twitter and Instagram. In the audio clip, she said: ‘Hi everyone. Welcome to ‘My Audio Diary’, a record of my thoughts and feelings. I’m sure you … Continue reading CELEBRITY | Deepika Padukone Returns To Social Media With ‘Audio Diary’

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