HEALTH | Botox Injections May Reduce Depression, Study Finds

People who received Botox (Botulinum Toxin) injections for certain conditions reported less depression less often compared to patients who did not receive the injections for similar diagnoses, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports. ‘For years, clinicians have observed that Botox injected for cosmetic reasons seems to ease depression for their … Continue reading HEALTH | Botox Injections May Reduce Depression, Study Finds

BEAUTY | Rihanna’s Fenty Skin Is Launching On July 31

When Rihanna launched Fenty Beauty in 2017, the brand was taking one approach: more. There were more foundation shades for all (now over 40), more innovative color products and packaging, and more diversity and inclusion in the brand’s visuals and social media presence. Her new skincare line Fenty Skin – available on July 31 – … Continue reading BEAUTY | Rihanna’s Fenty Skin Is Launching On July 31

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

SMART NUTRITION | 5 Foods To Eat For Anti-Aging Benefits

No matter how potent they may be, luxe moisturizers and anti-aging serums can only do so much. Youthful skin begins within and the lifestyle choices we make – including what foods we eat (and don’t eat), how much exercise and sleep we commit to, and the extent to which we embrace sunscreen – have tremendous … Continue reading SMART NUTRITION | 5 Foods To Eat For Anti-Aging Benefits

BUSINESS | L’Oréal To Drop Words Such As ‘Whitening’ From Skin Products

L’Oreal, the world’s biggest cosmetics company, will remove words referencing ‘white’, ‘fair’ and ‘light’ from its skin-evening products, a spokeswoman said on Friday, a day after Unilever made a similar announcement in the face of growing social media criticism. Unilever and L’Oreal are two big players in the global market for skin whitening creams used … Continue reading BUSINESS | L’Oréal To Drop Words Such As ‘Whitening’ From Skin Products

BEAUTY | 5 Hair And Beauty Rituals Asian Women Have Been Doing For Generation

With more and more people dedicating an increasing amount of time to their beauty regime whilst in isolation, it’s worth nothing that looking your best doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Here at AMALLAS, we have turned towards ours sisters across the pond in South Asia, a part of the world well known for … Continue reading BEAUTY | 5 Hair And Beauty Rituals Asian Women Have Been Doing For Generation

BEAUTY | How To Layer Your Skincare Products To Make Them As Effective As Possible

Look in your beauty cabinet, and chances are you have multiple pillars in your skincare repertoire. Hyaluronic acid is the ultimate hydrator. Retinol is a must for anti-aging. Vitamin C is an essential brightener. SPF is non-negotiable. But is there a right or wrong way to apply them? How do we best layer them up … Continue reading BEAUTY | How To Layer Your Skincare Products To Make Them As Effective As Possible

BEAUTY | Chanel, Revlon, L’Oreal Pivoting Away From Talc In Some Products

Chanel, Revlon and L’Oreal, three of the biggest brands in cosmetics, are quietly moving away from using talc in some products as U.S. cancer lawsuits and consumer concerns mount. Luxury beauty company Chanel has removed talc from a loose face powder and dropped a talc body powder because of negative perception around the mineral, court … Continue reading BEAUTY | Chanel, Revlon, L’Oreal Pivoting Away From Talc In Some Products

HEALTH | As You Sanitize Everything Else At Home, Make Sure To Clean Your Makeup Brushes Too

In the age of coronavirus, the mere thought of your makeup brushes only having the potential to cause breakouts is a concern of the past. These days, most people are worried about all the germs lurking on their makeup products and tools, and how to properly sanitize everything in their makeup bag. Luckily, there’s a … Continue reading HEALTH | As You Sanitize Everything Else At Home, Make Sure To Clean Your Makeup Brushes Too

BEAUTY | Top 5 Anti-Aging Ingredients: Do They Live Up To The Hype?

Active anti-aging ingredients seem to hold the secret of eternal youth. But all these active ingredients can be pretty confusing – so we’ve asked the expert to explain the top five. Pro-xylane, Retinol, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, Rhamnose and Adenosin seem to hold the secret of eternal youth. These anti-aging ingredients can be found in … Continue reading BEAUTY | Top 5 Anti-Aging Ingredients: Do They Live Up To The Hype?