Spring 2015 makeup: explosive lips and pastel lids at Chanel

Spring 2015 makeup: explosive lips and pastel lids at Chanel

(Relaxnews) – The French capital continues to inspire new collections from leading cosmetics makers. On the heels of Lancôme’s unveiling of its French Innocence line, Chanel has revealed its own collection inspired by Parisian gardens in the spring. With Rêverie Parisienne, the brand’s Makeup Creation Studio plays upon contrasts, using a vast palette of shades […]

17.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
First Dunhill perfume developed under John Ray due in early 2015

First Dunhill perfume developed under John Ray due in early 2015

(Relaxnews) – In the first quarter of next year, the British brand will launch Icon, its first fragrance created under the creative direction of John Ray, who arrived at the head of the Dunhill label earlier this year. A woody aromatic, Icon was developed by Carlos Benaim — the nose behind Pure Poison by Dior […]

17.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Sequel to Mandela’s autobiography to be published in 2015

Sequel to Mandela’s autobiography to be published in 2015

(JOHANNESBURG-AFP) – A sequel to the late Nelson’s Mandela’s autobiography “The Long Walk to Freedom” is to be published in South Africa next year, the former president’s foundation said Wednesday. The book titled “The Presidential Years”, which Mandela began writing in 1998, will be based on his five years in office. He had already drafted […]

17.12.2014 · Filled under: News ·
When you lose weight, where does it go?

When you lose weight, where does it go?

(Relaxnews) – In the midst of a global obsession with dieting lies an oft-pondered question that not even many healthcare professionals can answer correctly: Where do the lost pounds go? A new study from the University of New South Wales says the mass is exhaled as carbon dioxide. “There is surprising ignorance and confusion about […]

17.12.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Olympics: US will bid for 2024 Olympics

Olympics: US will bid for 2024 Olympics

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday it will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, but the candidate city won’t be selected until early next year. Los Angeles, Washington, Boston and San Francisco all made their final pitches for staging the four-yearly showpiece to the USOC board of directors on Tuesday. […]

17.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Top 100 restaurants in US dominated by American cuisine

Top 100 restaurants in US dominated by American cuisine

(Relaxnews) – Though the foodie elite may prefer restaurants where foods are centrifuged, foamed and spherified, according to the latest restaurant ranking from user-generated online booking site OpenTable, the Everyman diner prefers a good old-fashioned steak. Because topping the site’s 2014 Diners’ Choice Awards is not a fancy, exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant in New York or […]

17.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Jeb Bush a step closer toward White House run

Jeb Bush a step closer toward White House run

By Jérôme Cartillier Washington, United States | AFP |   – Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, brother of the 43rd president of the United States and son of the 41st, appears to be preparing a bid to become the 45th. George H.W. Bush’s 61-year-old second son promised Sunday that he would make up his mind […]

16.12.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
LBC Express and Sigue announce a strategic partnership

LBC Express and Sigue announce a strategic partnership

Holiday consumer promotion kicks off relationship Sigue Corporation (“Sigue”), a global money transfer leader, announced on December 9, 2014 that it has entered into a strategic distribution partnership with LBC Express, Inc., (“LBC”) one of the Philippines’ largest payment and logistics supply chain company.  This collaboration allows consumers of both companies to send money to virtually anywhere […]

16.12.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Washington takes on Uber with its own taxi app

Washington takes on Uber with its own taxi app

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Washington is developing a smartphone app to enable its taxis to compete head-on with Uber and other ride-sharing services, the US capital’s taxi commission said Friday. Beta testing of the Universal DC TaxiApp is scheduled to begin in March, and if all goes well it could be fully in service by late spring. […]

14.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Smelling sweet: the Bulgarian deodorant that you eat

Smelling sweet: the Bulgarian deodorant that you eat

(ASENOVGRAD, Bulgaria-AFP) – There are sprays, roll-ons and sticks. Now one Bulgarian candy-maker is offering a new kind of deodorant: in the form of delicious sweets. “It’s an old saying that true beauty comes from inside…. Why not from a candy?” Ventsislav Peychev, owner of Bulgaria’s small Alpi candy factory owner, told AFP. He claims […]

14.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Offbeat ·
Miss South Africa crowned Miss World

Miss South Africa crowned Miss World

(LONDON-AFP) – Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant’s final in London on Sunday, with an estimated billion viewers watching on television around the globe. Miss Hungary, Edina Kulcsar, was the runner-up and Miss United States, Elizabeth Safrit, came third in the 64th annual competition, contested by women […]

14.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment, World News ·
New technology helps colorblind enjoy TV

New technology helps colorblind enjoy TV

(Relaxnews) – Newly available for integration on home TV-top boxes, Eyeteq technology enables colorblind viewers to distinguish between red and green, improving their experience with new details they might not have been able to see previously. The impact on those without colorblindness who may be watching too is minimal, according to UK-based parent company Spectral Edge. […]

14.12.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Spice pen makes edible art a piece of cake

Spice pen makes edible art a piece of cake

(Relaxnews) – Trained baristas may have the edge when it comes to latte art, but a new tool lets the rest of us create edible drawings that are just as impressive. The Cinnibird, a pen that makes it easy to decorate food with ground spices, will soon be launched following successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter […]

14.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Crowdfunded salad and ‘babygate’: a look back at some of the big food stories of 2014

Crowdfunded salad and ‘babygate’: a look back at some of the big food stories of 2014

(Relaxnews) – Potato salad. And crying babies. In 2014, some of the big food stories rallied thousands of strangers behind a simple project — to make good potato salad — and sparked heated debate about bringing kids to fine dining restaurants. As the year draws to a close, here’s a selection of some of the […]

14.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Miss World set to be crowned in London

Miss World set to be crowned in London

(LONDON-AFP) – More than 120 beauty queens from around the world are hoping to be crowned 2014′s Miss World at a glitzy pageant in London on Sunday watched by millions on television worldwide. The event has been overshadowed by the murder of Miss Honduras, 19-year-old Maria Jose Alvarado, shot dead with her sister in their […]

14.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment, World News ·
Facebook is still struggling with a ‘dislike’ button

Facebook is still struggling with a ‘dislike’ button

(Relaxnews) – At a public Q&A meeting on Thursday, the company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg accepted that Facebook’s 1.2 billion users need a third way of responding to their friends’ posts, but not one that’s too negative. Whenever users get a chance to grill their favorite social network’s creator, the absence of a dislike button is […]

Spring 2015 makeup: metallic shades and natural lips at Shu Uemura

Spring 2015 makeup: metallic shades and natural lips at Shu Uemura

(Relaxnews) – The famous Japanese beauty brand is playing the metallic card ahead of the Spring-Summer 2015 season, presenting a collection that places particular emphasis on the eyes. Just when we thought the metallic makeup trend was behind us, the cosmetics expert Shu Uemura proves otherwise with its Metallic Bouquet collection. The gaze is clearly […]

12.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Blockbuster KimXi tandem returns with Ai Ai in the wacky ‘Past Tense’

Blockbuster KimXi tandem returns with Ai Ai in the wacky ‘Past Tense’

TFC@theMovies brings current number one Filipino comedy film to 38 theatres in the U.S. and 13 in Canada starting December 5 REDWOOD SHORES, CA – The last time Kim Chiu and Xian Lim teamed up on the big screen under award-winning director Mae Cruz Alviar - which was just in early 2014 – their film Bride for Rent grossed over P326 million in the […]

12.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Services ·
Was Jolina-Marvin romance real?

Was Jolina-Marvin romance real?

Actress Jolina Magdangal admitted that she had real feelings for former onscreen partner Marvin Agustin back in the day. Magdangal recalled that there were instances when she told Agustin about her feelings. “Kasi feeling ko noong mga bata pa kami, kapag magjowa kayo nag-a-‘I love you’-han kayo,” she said. “E ako lang ang nag-a-‘I love […]

12.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Olivia Wilde named H&M Conscious Exclusive spokesmodel

Olivia Wilde named H&M Conscious Exclusive spokesmodel

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, December 11, H&M announced American actress Olivia Wilde as the face of the latest Conscious Exclusive collection, the Swedish giant’s line of more environmentally sustainable apparel. Ever more committed to eco-friendly and sustainable fashion, the famous retail chain is still determined to keep things glamorous. To represent its new Conscious Exclusive […]

12.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·