A symbol of love: Ricoh

As beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside, local Christchurch business LOVE IN A JEWEL®, creates special keepsakes with a difference. The idea was born when Tracy van Oostrum asked her jeweller husband Joachim to craft a special pendant that would keep her mother’s memory close. Finding a thoughtful solution sparked an […]

Ageless makeup for over 50s

Wear the makeup, don’t have it wear you. That’s the advice from many beauticians, who are full of great, subtle tips for natural-looking makeup for women aged over 50. Instead of trying to hide flaws, enhance what you’ve got. Here are some tips from Metropol. Create a glowing base Following a dedicated skin-care routine—cleansing, moisturising, […]

Something special: Via Sollertia

There is a reason jewellery is so cherished; so much skill, time and care go into creating the beautiful pieces that then get to be enjoyed, passed down and loved forever. Via Sollertia are the local experts in jewellery making. They offer bespoke, one-of-a-kind designs created especially for their clients, as well as the choice […]

Old style charm and barbering: Pride Barbers

We don’t hear as much as we should about pampering for men, but it’s deserved, it’s here, and it should be part of your routine. The traditional barber’s shop was always more than a stopover for a tidy-up. It was a centre of friendship and news, personal service and relaxation, and that’s exactly what you […]

Skin shield on

The more we learn about the importance of everyday sun protection, the more wonderful products are being created to keep our precious skin shielded from harmful rays. It is recommended you wear face sunscreen every day, even the gloomy ones or days you are mostly indoors. Why? Because even behind the clouds and through glass […]

Holistic approach to beauty: My Beauty Clinic

Acupuncture is an ancient healing tool that reaches back thousands of years and is an integral part of traditional Chinese medicine. Facial acupuncture is an extension of traditional acupuncture. It’s said to naturally help make the skin look younger, smoother, and all-around healthier. Principal Practitioner at My Beauty Clinic, Sophie Lau, is a Doctor of […]