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The latest UAE beauty news

From the bizarre hair trend in Hollywood to the new salon in Dubai – we bring you this week’s beauty news

Lindsay Judge
31 May 2017 | 11:00 am

Lancome’s summer swing collection

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Check out this gorgeous bronzer and blush compact that will be your all-in-one product for summer. The cute palette comes in two shades for dark and light skin and has all you need to contour, highlight and apply blusher to your face in one compact. Available at Lancome counters nationwide.

Travel smart

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Heading abroad this summer? Make sure you pack QTickles’ travel collection of polish remover pads so you can change your manicure on the go with no fuss. They come in three varieties – argan oil for softer skin, grape seed and vitamin E for healthy nails and silicon for removing dark nail colours. Just pop them in your bag for on the go polish removal; Dh120 for a set of 30, available at qticklescosmetics.com

Blow dry on the go

Jetset and NBar have opened a new salon in D3. The huge location will be headed up by hair stylist to the stars Simone Resta, who has styled the tresses of Mariah Carey. Jetset’s introducing a VIP room for ladies who want privacy. The VIP room even includes its own mani/pedi station so you can have your hair and nails done inside. The salon will also specialise in quickie blow dries and manicures so you can have your favourite services done while on your lunch break. If you have time, also try out the celebrity favourite Velashape facial. The non-invasive treatment is used by Julia Roberts and Victoria Beckham and will contour your face, removing unwanted fat. Find it in Building 6, D3, Dubai Design District.

Clean and fresh

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Moschino’s Pink Fresh Couture is the latest update to the quirky cleaning bottle fragrances from the Italian label. Designed by Jeremy Scott, this ironic fragrance was first seen at Paris Fashion Week last year. The scent itself (despite what the bottle suggests) is actually really lovely. A mix of fresh and floral, the fragrance is light on your skin and perfect for summer. Dh215 for 50ml, Dh305 for 100ml.

3 beauty looks we love from the Cannes Film Festival

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1. Deepika Pakudone’s green smoky eyes

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2. Bella Hadid’s red lip and cat’s eye

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3. Jessica Chastain’s perfectly smooth hair

Drink yourself young?

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Now you can drink collagen to help give you healthy and younger looking skin. The Gold Collagen drink, which has just arrived in the UAE, includes hydrolysed collagen and hyaluronic acid, which proponents say maintains healthy skin, hair and nails by stimulating the natural production of collagen in your body. They also improve elasticity so are great for anti-ageing. While it sounds like something that will taste weird, it actually has a sweet fruity taste. It’s recommended to drink Gold Collagen every day for three to six weeks to see the results. Dh229 for a starter pack, available at Boots.

Why is Hollywood going bald?

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The latest trend on the red carpet seems to be to cut your hair as short as you can and dye it bleach blonde. Katy Perry, Cara Delevinge and Kristen Stewart have all gone almost bald with their cropped cuts recently and we want to know: What is going on? Cara reportedly called shaving her head ‘liberating’ while Kristen revealed to Today that she found it ‘practical.’ These three have managed to pull it off – so we’ve gotta ask: in the face of the UAE’s summer heat, are you willing to do the crop?

Lindsay Judge

Lindsay Judge