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HOME & DECOR IDEAS FOR PATIO AND OUTDOOR SPACE TO LOOK INCREDIBLE
T I F FA N Y ' S F A S H I O N W E E K PARIS
CHINESE COMPANIES TEAM UP FOR WORLD'S FIRST PHEV CEMENT MIXER TRUCK AMAZONâ€™S FLAGSHIP KINDLE OASIS IS NOW BIGGER, CHEAPER AND WATERPROOF TOO
CURRENT AFFAIRS MOHAMMED BIN RASHID ATTENDS THE LAUNCH OF NATIONAL MEDIA YOUTH PROGRAM US FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP LEARNS CALLIGRAPHY
TRAVEL & TOURISM
LARRY FOGG TRIP TO CHONGQING, CHINA
BEAUTY AVOID 7 MISTAKES TO MAINTAIN THIS WINTER GLOWING SKIN SKIN CARE RECIPES: SEASONAL FRUITS AND VEGES 5 FALL HAIR COLORS TO TRY NOW THE BEST AND BOLDEST LIP LOOKS FROM THE FALL 2017 RUNWAYS
GOSSIPS THOR RAGNAROK IS A GAME-CHANGER FOR MARVEL
KATE WINSLET: DON’T WANT TO BE A PERSON WHO WON AN OSCAR
JUSTICE LEAGUE: NEW CLIPS SHED LIGHT ON THE SUPERHEROES
MOVIES Daddy’s Home 2 The Star Justice League Thelma
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US FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP LEARNS CALLIGRAPHY AT JAPANESE PRIMARY SCHOOL
.S. ﬁrst lady Melania Trump tried her hand Monday at Japanese calligraphy at a Tokyo elementary school. She visited the Kyobashi Tsukiji school with her Japanese counterpart, Akie Abe. About 300 children welcomed them with a school song. Trump wrote the ﬁrst character of the Japanese word for “peace,” as Abe wrote the second. A er Trump’s ﬁrst stroke, a girl student si ng next to her advised her to hold the brush ver cally and explained the order of the strokes. “Yes?” Trump asked later as she turned to her instructor. The student gave a nod of approval, smiling.The two ﬁrst ladies, both wearing navy blue dresses, posed for photos, shook hands and exchanged high ﬁves with the school children. The children were shy at ﬁrst, but as Trump lowered herself and greeted them, many hands rose up, trying to hold her
hands.School principal Takefumi Ukitsu said the school was chosen for the visit because it picked America as part of a study project for Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics. Trump is accompanying her husband, President Donald Trump, on his ﬁrst Asian tour,
U.S. ﬁrst lady Melania Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife Akie show off calligraphy they wrote as they attend a calligraphy class of the 4th grader at Kyobashi Tsukiji Elementary School in Tokyo which began in Japan. On Sunday, the two ﬁrst ladies heard about the history of cul vated pearls at a jewelry shop in downtown Tokyo and joined their husbands for a private dinner at a Japanese steak house.
MOHAMMED BIN RASHID ATTENDS THE LAUNCH OF NATIONAL MEDIA YOUTH PROGRAM
ice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum a ended the launch of the Na onal Media. Youth Program held today on the sidelines of the fourth edi on of the Emira Media Forum. A joint ini a ve of Dubai Press Club, Emirates Youth Council and Watani Al Emarat Founda on, the Program aims to train Emira media talent to enable them to meet the highest global standards. The Program is the largest of its kind in the Middle East. Her Excellency Shamma Suhail Faris Al Mazroui, Minister of State for Youth, and Chairman of Emirates Youth Council said that the changing media landscape has seen new social media pla orms a rac ng the interest of youth. Her Excellency stressed the importance of empowering youth to enhance their contribu on to the media sector ’s growth.
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President of Dubai Press Club Her Excellency Mona Ghanem Al Marri, said that the launch of the Program reﬂects the direc ves of the leadership to develop the youth, and provide them with the support necessary to maximise their talents. She also praised the role of the Emirates Youth Council and Watani Al Emarat Founda on in suppor ng the development of youth. Al Marri said that the Program seeks to rigorously train young talent in diﬀerent media specialisa ons to equip them with the highest standards necessary for serving the na on. Dherar Belhoul, General Director of Watani Al Emarat Founda on, said that the Program reﬂects the vison of the Founda on to prepare youth to enter the job market. Featuring theore cal and prac cal aspects of media, the year-long Program covers media campaign and
brand management. The Program also a rac ng the widespread interest aims to support young professionals in gaining a deeper understanding of strategies for maintaining the UAE’s reputa on, and using so power to enhance regional and global inﬂuence.
CHINESE COMPANIES TEAM UP FOR WORLD'S FIRST PHEV CEMENT MIXER TRUCK
Efcient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) and Shannxi Automotive have teamed up to develop the world's rst PHEV cement mixer truck. PHEV drivetrain technology to cut costs and emissions in construction vehicles and appeal to a range of automakers.
lug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology has already helped hundreds of thousands of car buyers cut their fuel consump on and emissions, and now a couple of Chinese companies are looking to bring the same beneﬁts to heavy duty vehicles in the construc on industry. Eﬃcient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) and Shannxi Automo ve have teamed up to develop the world's ﬁrst PHEV cement mixer truck. It's no secret that China has a major air pollu on problem, and the government has implemented subsidy programs to encourage the switch to electric power for larger vehicles, such as city buses, to address it. EDI's PowerDrive drivetrains, which can operate in either fully electric or hybrid modes and are aimed at OEM automo ve manufacturers, can be found
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in many such buses in China, including those produced by bus and truck manufacturer Shaanxi Automo ve. Now the two have partnered to integrate EDI's PowerDrive 8000 PHEV drivetrain and PowerSuite vehicle control so ware into Shaanxi Automo ve's Class-8, 32ton cement mixer truck. The result will be a vehicle that can not only make its way to construc on site under electric power, but also operate its mixer electrically, thereby elimina ng the need for the engine to be kept idling while the cement is mixed. EDI says integra on and tes ng of the PHEV drivetrain is in its ﬁnal stages, and the truck will be ready for ac on in the ﬁeld in the next couple of months. It is hoped the vehicle will demonstrate the poten al for its PHEV drivetrain technology to cut costs and emissions in
construc on vehicles and appeal to a range of automakers. "We con nue to see a con nuing and expanded industry trend towards the electriﬁca on of medium and heavy duty trucks across the globe," says EDI CEO, Joerg Ferchau. "EDI established a market leadership posi on early on with our diﬀeren ated por olio of hybrid and electric drivetrain oﬀerings, and we con nue to innovate to drive change for the commercial vehicle industry. Our careful selec on of dis nguished inﬂuencer partnerships-like those of Shaanxi, and pla orm deployments on other major OEMs like Freightliner, Peterbilt, GM, Ford, Interna onal, and others, has posi oned the company well to capture the market share."
IS NOW BIGGER, CHEAPER AND WATERPROOF TOO The newest member of the Kindle family is the rst to come with water resistance, it can survive up to 60 minutes under 2 meters (6.5 feet) of fresh water, and it can withstand splashes of salty seawater, too.
year and a half a er launching the Kindle Oasis as the thinnest and lightest (and most expensive) of its e-readers, Amazon is back with a follow-up. The 2017 model slims down even more while oﬀering a bigger 7-inch screen, and adds bonus features like water resistance and audiobook support. Despite the jump in screen size from 6 to 7 inches, giving 30 percent more room for text, Amazon says the device retains the same 300 pixels-per-inch sharpness of its predecessor. It's also bumped up the number of LED backlights from 10 to 12, which should make for a clearer reading experience, and there's now an ambient light sensor that can adjust the screen brightness to your environment. The newest member of the Kindle family is the ﬁrst to come with water resistance, as we men oned above. The IPX8 ra ng means it can survive up to 60 minutes under 2 meters (6.5 feet) of fresh water, and it can withstand splashes of salty
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seawater, too, should you be taking it down to the beach. Here's another ﬁrst for the Kindle line – support for audiobooks from Audible, thanks in part to the boosted internal memory that lets you store more on the device itself. Storage starts at 8 GB and goes all the way up to 32 GB, if you need that much. Bluetooth has been added, for headphones or speakers, though there's no headphone jack for cabled connec on. That same Audible support is coming to the previous Oasis and the standard 8thgenera on Kindle as well, so you can switch between text and audio versions of the same book as you like. You s ll n e e d t o b u y b o t h sta n d a rd a n d audiobook versions of your literature separately, though Amazon is oﬀering discounts in some cases. While the design is similar to the 2016 model, including that asymmetrical sidebar you can use either le or righthanded, this me the e-reader is made
from one seamless piece of aluminum. The device weighs in at 194 grams (6.8 oz), so it's a li le heavier than last year's 131 g (4.6 oz) model. As for the ba ery life, Amazon is promising a huge six weeks of reading between charges, but we'll have to wait for some real-world tests to see if that holds up. You get a choice of new covers too, US$44.99 for the fabric ones and $59.99 for the leather ones. They no longer come with extra ba eries as they did last me, but they can now act as kickstands for hands-free reading (or listening). Last year's Kindle Oasis had a lot going for it, but it didn't quite ck all of the boxes, whereas the 2017 version seems to have everything you could want, and comes in cheaper too – the base 8 GB model is $249.99, which goes up to $279.99 for the 32 GB e-reader and $349.99 for 32 GB and cellular connec vity.
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T I F FA N Y ' S
F ASHION W EEK
PARIS Interna onal Designers Batu Collec ons, DIO Bou que Collec ons, La Rena Couture, Slovakia , Carmen Steﬀens , Dimitri Vincent Pe t Collec ons, Dimple and Armin Collec ons , Eli. B Collec ons, Jean Paul Benielli Couture, Lizzi Couture, La Rena Couture, Lucie Manoukian C o l l e c o n , O l y m p e Z a m o re Collec ons and Yere Collec on presen ng at season 8 of Tiﬀany's Fashion Week Paris during Paris Fashion Week October 1st, 2017 at the 5 star Shangri-La Eiﬀel Tower Palace. Fashion Show Produc on by Founder Tiﬀany McCall and French Ambassador Coco Mode was invited as a chief guest.
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BATU COLLECTIONS ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA Photos by: Paul Tomasini, Laurent Thouvenin Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
CARMEN STEFFENS FRANCE
Photos by: Paul Tomasini Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur Team and Maap Académie by Janine and Team
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YERE COLLECTION NIGERIA
Photos by: Paul Tomasini Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
LUCIE MANOUKIAN COLLECTION Photos by: Paul Tomasini Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
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DIMITRI VINCENT PETIT COLLECTIONS FESTUBERT, FRANCE Photos by: Paul Tomasini, Kim Phung Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
DIO BOUTIQUE COLLECTIONS ROMANIA
Photos by: Paul Tomasini Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
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DIMPLE AND ARMIN COLLECTIONS MUMBAI, INDIA
Photos by: Paul Tomasini, Kim Phung Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
ELI. B COLLECTIONS ITALY Photos by: Paul Tomasini Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
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LA RENA COUTURE SLOVAKIA
Photos by: Paul Tomasini, Laurent Thouvenin Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
LIZZI COUTURE FRANCE
Photos by: Paul Tomasini, Kim Phung Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur Team and Maap Académie by Janine and Team
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JEAN PAUL BENIELLI COUTURE PARIS FRANCE
Photos by: Paul Tomasini, Kim Phung, Marc Richez Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur and son équipe and Maap Académie et équipe, Paris, France CEO Janine
OLYMPE ZAMORE COLLECTIONS LISBONNE, PORTUGAL Photos by: Paul Tomasini, Kim Phung Hair and Make-up by: Adh Coiﬀeur Créateur Team and Maap Académie by Janine and Team
HOME & DECOR www.emalmag.com
PATIO AND OUTDOOR SPACE TO LOOK INCREDIBLE Crea ng the dream pa o may be diﬃcult, but it is possible. With the right furnishings you can turn a simple pa o into a stylish and modern outdoor getaway. Whether you have a cement, wooden or bluestone space, these stunning pa os will inspire you to think big.
GLASS BARRIER On the deck outside a Canadian co age, Anne Hepfer installed frameless glass panels instead of railings, both for safety and to shield from wind blowing oﬀ the lake. It’s bwst spot to watch sunsets, since glass don’t obscure the view.
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MATCHING FURNITURE Pieces from Celerie Kemble's Lane Venture collec on furnish the ï¬‚agstone pa o outside of Bailey McCarthy's Texas home. An 80-year-old oak provides plenty of shade.
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AMPLE SEATING This cozy loggia is anchored by durable faux-wicker sea ng, upholstered in Sailcloth Salt by Sunbrella. Ballard Designs' Bornova cocktail and side tables, carved from mango wood, add an exo c touch. The Room & Board Tyne end tables are topped with gray quartz. The Haiku Luxe smart fan self-adjusts its speed depending on heat and humidity levels.
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MOOD LIGHTING Designer Jill Sharp Weeks brought in new vegeta on, furniture and string lights to help a Charleston garden feel like an extension of the home's ﬁrst ﬂoor.
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Credits Model: Laurel Mona MUAH & Fashion Style by: Laurel Mona Photography: Chalo Garcia Light Assistant: Juan
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LARRY FOGG TRIP TO CHONGQING, CHINA
took the high speed train from Chengdu, China, to Chongqing, China, on Friday, 16 June, to visit with friends in Chongqing over the weekend. A er arriving in Chongqing, I took a local taxi from the high speed rail sta on to my hotel. I called my friend Summer, who currently works for China Express Airlines, to let her know that I had arrived. She had arranged for me to accompany her and several China Express ďŹ‚ight a endants to go to the Sante Blueberry Camping Garden that evening to pick blueberries and have a mul -course dinner. Later in the a ernoon, Summer sent one of her friends to pick me up at my hotel and take me to meet up with her and three more of her China Express friends. As we all drove high up in the Gele Mountain Interna onal Ci eslow mountains, we passed the No Feng Shui Treasure Land Park en
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route to the Sante Blueberry Camping Garden. The people at Sante also grow many diﬀerent kinds of fresh vegetables in terraced plots. We proceeded to pick as many blueberries, fresh oﬀ the bushes, as we could eat. A er picking blueberries, we were served an eight course meal plus steamed rice. The people at Sante used their fresh picked vegetables in the food prepara on, and the food was marvelous. During the dinner, I took my chops cks and the piece of chicken that I extracted from the dish turned out to be the en re chicken head. I looked at the chicken head and said to Summer, “I don’t know how to handle this,” and she politely replied, “just give it to me.” We all ate as much as we could, and the folks at Sante packed up the remainder of the food for them to take home.
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A er dinner, we hiked around the camping area as the sun went down. A few goats were kept at one sec on, and, at another sec on, the China Express people enjoyed bouncing on two trampolines while I a empted to take some photos of them. I
managed to capture one photo of Summer at the top of one of her high bounces. A er the trampolines, we drove back to Chongqing and I was dropped oﬀ at my hotel. It was a wonderful evening with Summer and new friends.
few of the buildings had small shops and small local restaurants open for tourists. At one street corner, several ar sts were busy pain ng images of the ancient buildings. We ate lunch at a ny Chongqing local noodle restaurant and then went to visit the Huguang Guild Complex. The complex consists of old buildings da ng from 1759 that served as a cultural, business and social center for more than 200 years. It was built for people from Hubei, Guangdong, Guanxi, and Hunan. It opened for tourists in 2005 a er a renova on. The complex was very interes ng and provided many photo opportuni es. On Saturday morning, 17 June, Thong and Peng, two of my friends from Chongqing, drove Summer and her daughter, Nancy, to pick me up at my hotel. They decided that our ﬁrst stop would be to visit a por on of “Old Chongqing” in the Na’nan District of Chongqing. Thong parked near a tower that Peng referred to as the Tower of Scholars, and we
walked down a stairway to “Old Chongqing.” We walked along the ancient pedestrian streets and a d m i re d t h e a rc h i te c t u re a n d s u r ro u n d i n g s . S o m e b u i l d i n g s appeared empty while others were occupied by local residents whom I was told refused to leave their homes to allow demoli on of the area by the Government for new development. A
We ended our day with a visit to a shopping center on Nanbin Road east of the Sheraton Grand Hotel. It had a several art galleries and a large modern book store. The top ﬂoor was occupied by a ver y nice restaurant where we ate a classic Chongqing hot pot dinner while overlooking the Yangtze River. A er
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dinner, we visited the bookstore w h e re N a n c y, a e r b rows i n g through many books, purchased several. I had read recent newspaper ar cles discussing the increasing popularity of bookstores in China, and this bookstore was packed with young people and families with young children. Thong then drove us back to my hotel where I thanked all of them for a wonderful day in Chongqing. Hopefully we can all get together for another visit either in Chongqing or in my hometown of Los Angeles, California. On Sunday, 18 June, I took the high speed train to the Chengdu East Sta on. I transferred to the metro and rode it to the Dongman Bridge Sta on near my Chengdu hotel. The following morning, I boarded the ďŹ rst of my ďŹ‚ights from Chengdu back home to Los Angeles.
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AVOID 7 MISTAKES TO MAINTAIN THIS WINTER
ry, winter air can wreak havoc on skin. Not only does it steal moisture away, it can lead to ny cracks in the surface, lowering skin’s ability to protect against free radical damage. In fact, if you’re not careful, you can suﬀer accelerated aging over the winter months.
With a few changes to your skin care rou ne, you can avoid the damage and keep your skin looking healthy and vibrant during these winter months. Avoid these seven mistakes, and step up your nourishing and moisturizing care
LICKING YOUR LIPS We do it without thinking about it. Our lips get dry and our tongues naturally respond. This is horrible for our skin. Not only does the saliva evaporate, taking the moisture with it, it also contains enzymes that help digest your food—think “break down.” These enzymes do the same to the thin, fragile skin on your lips, so you end up with drier, more chapped lips than before you licked them. Keep lip balm with you always, and use it whenever you feel the urge to lick. Make sure you choose a product without petrolatum ingredients, as they can cause long-term dryness. Look for bee’s wax, honey, shea bu er, natural oils, and aloe.
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PUTTING ANYTHING ON FLAKY SKIN
USING YOUR SUMMER SKIN CARE ROUTINE Winter came suddenly for many of us this year. That means we didn’t get me to adjust. If you’re s ll using your summer products and rou ne, it ’s me to reevaluate. The skin naturally needs more moisture in winter, as the air is drier and tends to steal more hydra on from the skin. If you don’t respond to this change in needs, your skin will end up dry, dull, and damaged for your holiday get-togethers. Ask yourself: what does my skin need? Increased moisture is the most common requirement. You may want to change your lo on to a cream, and consider liquid founda on over powder. You may also want to change up your cleanser from a gel or lo on to a more cream-based formula. If you haven’t already, add an an -aging serum to pump up the hydra on. Your skin should feel so , smooth, and comfortable. If you no ce ghtness, dryness, or itchiness, something is oﬀ and you need to try something else.
I know, we try to cover it up, but it just doesn’t work. Any type of founda on, even liquid, will just call a en on to the damaged skin. If you no ce ﬂakes, it means two things: 1) you’re not exfolia ng enough, 2) your moisturizer isn’t working. We usually suggest exfolia ng one-totwo mes a week, but in the winter, that may not be enough. If you no ce ﬂaky skin, go ahead and exfoliate—just make sure you’re using a gentle product. Avoid nut-based and plas cbased scrubs, as these cause damage and irrita on that can lead to redness and acne breakouts. Instead, look for Dead Sea mud or clay, papaya and other natural enzymes, oat ingredients, fruitbased ingredients, gentle acids, and essen al oils. Then make sure that your moisturizer is giving your skin what it needs. An added serum (as noted above) may be the perfect solu on. Moisturizing masks can also be a lifesaver.
IGNORING YOUR FEET Once we stop wearing sandals, a lot of us forget about our feet. This is a bad idea in winter. Feet (along with hands) take the brunt of the abuse, and are o en the ﬁrst part of the body to feel the cold. You know that the second something’s wrong with your feet, your whole body can feel oﬀ. Besides, the longer you neglect them, the harder it will be to get them in shape next spring. Consider not only maintaining your foot care, but stepping it up. A warm footbath can wash away all your stress in the winter, and if you add some deep moisturizer and self-massage a erwards, you’ll feel like a new person! Add Epsom salts to your bath to soothe any foot pain and so en skin, and regularly buﬀ the soles to keep them so and healthy.
NEGLECTING YOUR HANDS We tend to focus on our faces while neglec ng our hands. In the last few years, however, we’ve begun to realize that our hands can quickly betray our age faster. It’s me to extend your skin care rou ne to your hands—which are the ﬁrst to suﬀer in rough, winter weather. We wash them more o en to avoid ge ng sick, and we expose them to the elements—all without giving them any extra care. This is a sure recipe for dry, callused, cracked, and oldlooking hands. Carry a good, quality hand cream with you. Put it on a er each washing. This is cri cal if you want so , smooth, and young-looking hands. Avoid hand sani zer if you can—most are alcoholbased, which dry out your skin. Warm water and soap work just as well if you have it nearby. Finally, step up your hand care at night. Exfoliate your hands (you can use the same product you use on your face) and apply a deep, an aging moisturizer. If your hands are really suﬀering, wear co on gloves overnight to seal in moisture.
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FAILING TO USE A HUMIDIFIER Dry dry dry. That’s the air in most loca ons during the winter. All day and all night long it’s pulling moisture from your skin. You can apply moisturizer and apply moisturizer, but the air keeps stealing it away. If you don’t use a humidiﬁer—at least in your room, overnight—you’re ﬁgh ng a losing ba le against the dryness. Find a humidiﬁer that works for you and use it in your bedroom, and poten ally in other areas of your home to hydrate the air.
FORGETTING SUNSCREEN When the clouds are out and the day is gray, we tend to forget about applying sunscreen. A er all, we can’t see the sun! But remember, even when you can see it, it’s s ll there. In fact, winter sun can be even more dangerous, as UVA rays s ll come through, and they’re the ones most responsible for aging and skin cancer. Protect with a safe product like zinc oxide every day!
SKIN CARE RECIPES:
SEASONAL FRUITS AND VEGES Next me you stop by your local farmer's market or grocer, pick up a few extras of these spring fruits and vegetables for mixing up your own homemade skin care products! It will save you money -- and taste great.
LEMON CLEANSER FOR ALL SKIN TYPES Beauty ingredients 1/8 cup ground almonds (A coﬀee grinder works well) 2 tbs milk or cream 1 tsp lemon juice Combine thoroughly, and use to gently cleanse skin. Rinse well with warm water.
Skin Care Benet According to Sue Dolan, M.Ed., author of Naturally Skinsa onal: Rejuvena ng Skin Care Recipes, lemons are a natural source of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and an oxidants. Dolan says, "A natural form of AHA such as lemon is found in many natural skin care recipes for not only the cleansing a ributes but for toning and exfolia ng the skin."
Skin Care Benet “Avocados have a treasure trove of an -aging a ributes," gushes Dolan, including vitamins A, D and E, as well as proteins, lecithin, potassium and beta-carotene, a cancerﬁgh ng ingredient. Dolan con nues, "Avocados also are high in emollient quali es imparted by sterolins, which work to heal sun-damaged skin, scarring and reduce age spots."
SKIN-REVITALIZING ORANGE PEEL AVOCADO BODY MASK Beauty ingredients 2 avocados, thoroughly mashed into a paste 3 tablespoons sea salt or kosher salt 1/4 cup honey Grated rind of two fresh lemons, along with the juice 1/4 cup organic coconut oil Mix all ingredients together un l smooth and creamy. (The consistency should be that of a thin sour cream.) Apply to your skin for 10 to 15 minutes, then scrub oﬀ well with warm water. Keep unused por on in refrigerator for two to three days.
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Beauty ingredients 1 egg yolk 1 tsp honey 1/8 cup fresh citrus (lemon, orange or lime) juice 1 packet plain gela n Mix together thoroughly, and apply to skin for 20 to 25 minutes.
Skin Care Benet Navel oranges are a great source of AHAs and vitamin C, which are clinically proven to prevent wrinkles and ﬁne lines. In this crea on by Dolan, "The egg yolk moisturizes and ﬁrms, the honey moisturizes and the citrus juice exfoliates the dead skin cells away, s mula ng new cell produc on."
Skin Care Benet Apricots are high in beta-carotene and known for reducing problema c skin issues. A mixture of sub-acids and sugar, apricots are great for gentle exfolia on and nourishment, leaving your skin so and brighter.
STRAWBERRY DRAWING FACIAL MASK Beauty ingredients 1/2 cup fresh strawberries 1 tablespoon fresh milk 1 tablespoon rice ﬂour or cornstarch Mash together all ingredients to make a smooth paste. Spread over your face and neck, and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat your skin dry. Use twice weekly.
Skin Care Benet Strawberries contain natural an oxidants, which are known to repair skin and act as an -aging agents, as well as protect your skin from environmental stress. The salicylic acid in strawberries removes dead skin cells, unveiling the smooth, radiant skin below.
CARROT FACIAL MASK Beauty ingredients 2-3 large carrots 4 1/2 tbs honey Cook carrots, then mash into a smooth consistency. Mix the mashed carrots with honey, and apply to your face. Leave on for 10 minutes before rising oﬀ with cool water.
APRICOT AND PAPAYA FACE SCRUB Beauty ingredients 1 tsp apricot kernel powder (ﬁnely grated) 3 tbs apricot pulp 3 tbs ripe papaya pulp (peak season is beginning of summer; end of spring if you're lucky!) Mix all ingredients together and apply to your face and neck for 20 minutes. Gently scrub while rinsing oﬀ. Leon Rao, natural skin care advisor and author of Leon's An aging Beauty Secrets, advises, "If you don't have apricot kernel powder at home, you can subs tute it with oatmeal powder or almond powder."
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Skin Care Benet With roots in Afghanistan, carrots are known for their high potency of vitamin A, as well as vitamin C, folacin and potassium. Carrot juice moisturizes and repairs skin ssue, while protec ng it from sun damage and toning the skin.
5 FALL HAIR COLORS FOR YOU TO TRY NOW Before you know it you'll be swapping sarongs for sweaters, espadrilles for duck boots, and sun-kissed highlights for more seasonally appropriate shades. To help you get a jump on your new color way, we asked a few celeb colorists for their best bets for fall.
WARM AND SUNNY
DEEP RED Go for a pop of color on your head with a rich red shade, like the one Emma Stone is spor ng. "It's easy to transi on brune es to this color if they are looking to brighten it up for fall," says Vo. To get this red right, ask your stylist "to add warm cinnamon tones" to your hair.
WARM CHOCOLATE While Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman inspired some to hit the gym, her enviably mahogany mane is way more a ainable. And Vo adds a great op on for natural brune es wan ng to "enrich and spice up their color." Deeper tones like nutmeg will take basic brown from so-so to sultry.
To adapt your summery surfer girl look for cooler climes, celebrity colorist Kim Vo suggests going slightly darker with a shade somewhere "between beach-y blonde and brune e." Think Gigi Hadid's warm blonde mane. He suggests asking for "golden highlights like the autumn leaves."
Looking for something a bit more o eat? Consider primary colors, says Josh Wood, Redken Global Color Crea ve Director. "I see the so er more pastel tones ge ng stronger and more bold." Beyond the pale, these eye-catching tones are "bolder and more expressive" and the next evolu on in pastels.
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Now is the me to consider g o i n g p r e m a t u r e l y g r e y, according to Wood. He cites an increased demand for shades from dark slate and charcoal to pale silver and grey pla num. " T h e re i s s o m e t h i n g ve r y contemporary about a grey hue.
THE BEST AND BOLDEST LIP LOOKS FROM THE FALL 2017 RUNWAYS The lips on Philipp Plein's New York runway were as bold as the over-the-top looks that sauntered down the catwalk. Playing oﬀ shiny pleather puﬀer jackets and glossy smoky eyes, makeup ar st Yadim layered a cherry red or vampy bordeaux lips ck with a lustrous coat of lacquer.
Creamy caramel lips—a warmer take on a tradi onal nude—balanced out sultry bronze eyes on the Bo ega Veneta ranway.
"Jason likes to have a li le bit of something diﬀerent—not just a regular orangered lip," said makeup ar st Yadim. To make a "statement," the pro applied a nearly-neon orange shade to models' top lips and a cherry red on the bo om before coa ng both with coordina ng glosses for a high-shine, vinyl eﬀect.
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A far cry from your grandmother's coral, the modern way to wear this classic hue is to opt for a sheer texture that deposits a wash of color that wakes up your en re face. The shade was done to perfec on at Tanya Taylor.
The just-bi en stain at Public School oﬀers a low-maintenance approach to lips ck. Makeup ar st Grace Lee pushed crimson pigment into pouts with her ﬁnger p, then intensiﬁed the color by tapping a berry hue across the center of models' mouths. The ﬁnal eﬀect was meant to look like "a girl had on a deep red, but has been out all day and hasn't touched it up," she said.
There was nothing shy about the vibrant violet lips makeup ar st Mark Carrasquillo cra ed for the fast-fashion retailer in Paris. "We haven't found one girl that doesn't look good in it," said the pro backstage. For even more intensity, he dusted a ﬂashy fuchsia blush over top.
La Perla's lingerieinspired ready-to-wear deserves a seriously sexy mouth to match. Face painter Erin Parsons ﬁlled in lips with a violet liner before dabbing a rich berry over top. Her quick p for adding dimension to a dark pout: Run a Q- p dipped i n m a ke u p r e m o v e r down the center of lips to reveal a bit of "brightness."
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Think pink like makeup ar st Tom Pecheux did for Altuzarra. The pro dusted a rosy blush across models' cheeks and lids, then extended the so , feminine shade to lips to create a tonal look that was totally stunning.
THOR RAGNAROK IS A GAME-CHANGER FOR MARVEL AND THESE 5 REASONS EXPLAIN WHY Ragnarok, you guys! I am probably too much in awe of this Taika Wa ﬁlm right now to write anything about it coherently but I will try all the same for your sake. Despite the rushed ending, and a couple of rough edges, this ﬁlm is a marvellously thrilling, exci ng and dynamic adventure. I could probably write 50 reasons why this is a game changer Marvel Cinema c Universe (MCU) movie, but because of the lack of space and low a en on-span humans have online, I will limit myself to just ﬁve. For the ﬁrst me, we see the son of Odin actually seemed like a real person instead of a stuck-up, en tled and humourless God we had seen ll now. If you do not know what I am talking about, see Thor in the original Avengers. In this ﬁlm, Thor may be hammerless, but he was certainly not humourless. Also, the brilliant Taika Wa , with his own unique brand of humour previously seen in his ﬁlms like Hunt for the Wilderpeople and What We Do in the Shadows, showed to the viewers the incredible amount of comedic talent Chris Hemsworth has.
In an interview with Harper’s Baazar, Kate says, “I don’t want to be a person who won an Oscar and then disappeared oﬀ the face of the Earth. I want to be the person s ll here ac ng their socks oﬀ aged 90. And you don’t get there by being complacent.” The actor says she is happy with the kind of work she is being oﬀered. “I don’t mind being 42 and not 22. I’m honestly OK not being sent scripts anymore where the main requirement is to be easy on the eye. I’m loving playing women who are more worn-in because of life experience. And it takes away the pressure of needing to conform, which I’ve never been very good at anyway,” she says. Kate also opened up about why she would never be a part of social media and said,”I do worry about the extra pressure to be ‘perfect’ on girls growing up now. I’m obsessed about the misuse and poten al perils of social media for our younger genera on. We need to be aware of how damaging to children’s self-esteem and the natural process of growing up certain aspects of this ‘sharing’ are.” Kate Winslet was last seen in a roman c survival adventure ﬁlm The Mountains Between Us alongside Idris Elba. She will soon be seen in a drama thriller Wonder Wheel which is set to hit the screens on December 1.
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WONDER WHEEL ACTOR KATE WINSLET: DON’T WANT TO BE A PERSON WHO WON AN OSCAR AND THEN DISAPPEARED Actor Kate Winslet says she does not want to quit ac ng ever and will keep working in ﬁlms ll life allows her to. The 42year-old star, however, says to maintain a long career it is important for her to be complacent.
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Now that Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok is out of the way, all the nerds have turned their eager eyes to DC’s upcoming superhero ensemble movie Jus ce League. And Warner Bros, the giant studio behind the ﬁlm, does not seem reluctant to provide footage taken out of the upcoming ﬁlm. Indeed, it seems like they are going overboard in pandering to their fans. A number of clips have surfaced and if one did not know be er, one would think they would release the whole ﬁlm in parts before it gets released. There is a thing called too much details, a er all. But we are not complaining. The clips shed light primarily on characters, including the heroes of the Jus ce League Alliance (Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg), their enemy and invader Steppenwolf and suppor ng characters like Jim Gordon and Alfred Pennyworth. Let’s have a look at each clip.
This clip is about the threat of Steppenwolf, the villain of the ﬁlm. He is the general and uncle of Darkseid, a tyrannous ruler of the planet of Apokolips, DC’s equivalent of Thanos (who was modeled a er Darkseid). Steppenwolf has brought an army of parademons to invade Earth and has most likely been sent by the ruler of Apokolips himself. The character is played by Ciarán Hinds. In this clip, you can see the strength of this being who dismisses a missile as “primi ve”.
ACTOR ANTHONY MACKIE WANTS TO BE THE NEXT JAMES BOND: MY BOND WOULD BE COOL, MILKY SMOOTH
JOHNNY DEPP REGRETS SURPRISING PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN FANS AT DISNEYLAND It seems like Johnny Depp’s plan to surprise Pirates of the Caribbean fans dressed as character Captain Jack Sparrow did not go as he would have hoped for. While appearing on this week’s The Graham Norton Show with his Murder on the Orient Express co-stars, Depp revealed that it was a dream come true to dress as Jack Sparrow at Disneyland, but later regre ed as it did not go as expected. The 54-year-old actor said, “I was very excited to stand stock s ll and then shout out [in Jack’s voice], ‘Oi, what you lookin’ at? I got no reac on whatsoever — nothing! I then had to start describing the people I was shou ng at so they knew I was real.” The Mortdecai star also shared that the experience was really exhaus ng and labeled it as a “bad idea”. He also talked about some his iconic roles, including Willy Wonka in 2005’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Talking about his role, Depp noted, “In my head, Willy Wonka was a combina on of a rather creepy children’s show host and a very stoned George W Bush.” Meanwhile, he confessed he was not sure of playing Edward Scissorhands in 1990s movie Edward Scissorhands.”When I was sent the script I thought this will never be for me. But when I read it, it destroyed me. I had to do it,” noted Depp. It should be noted that Johnny Depp will be seen in Kenneth Branagh’s big screen adapta on of Murder of the Orient Express alongside Branagh, Judi Dench, Michelle Pﬁeﬀer, Daisy Ridley, Willem Dafoe and Penelope Cruz. The ﬂick is slated to release on November 10 in the U.S.
Captain America actor Anthony Mackie would love to be the next James Bond, but says he would prefer the character to be more “mellow” than in previous adapta ons. At the Comic Con here, Anthony said, “I’ve thought about this a lot. My Bond would be cool, I mean smooth, milky smooth. No nonsense, no pretence. My James Bond would be a very, very mellow man with the ladies. He would be very aggressive in his ﬁgh ng style. And his Aston Mar n would be a conver ble with 20 inch rims and an 808 sound system in the trunk so you can hear him coming. That’s my Bond,” he said. Currently, Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as the 007 agent in the upcoming Bond 25 movie and already expressed it is to be his last ou ng as the womanising spy, reported femaleﬁrst.co.uk. A number of celebri es have been rumoured to be taking over from Daniel Craig when he steps down, including James Norton, Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston, Aidan Turner, Tom Hardy and Damian Lewis. Meanwhile, Anthony currently plays the character of Sam Wilson / Falcon in the Marvel Cinema c Universe. He joined the MCU in 2014, making his ﬁrst appearance as the superhero in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and later in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, and Captain America: Civil War. The 39-year-old actor will be reprising his role in the upcoming Avengers: Inﬁnity War and Avengers 4 too. He had earlier been part of Academy Award winning ﬁlms like Million Dollar Baby and The Hurt Locker. His other noteworthy movie is Brother to Brother.
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Daddy’s Home 2 Release Date: November 10, 2017
In the movie Daddy’s Home 2, Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell return in Daddy’s Home 2, as does director Sean Anders. The movie was ﬁlmed in and around Boston, just as the ﬁrst ﬁlm was. Daddy’s Home, released on Christmas Day 2015 – (and that told the story of Brad Whitaker (Will Ferrell), a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad, but whose plans turn upside down when their biological father, Dusty Mayron (Mark Wahlberg), returns – took in $150 million at the U.S. movie box oﬃce.
The Star Release Date: November 10, 2017
In the animated movie The Star, from Sony Anima on, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he ﬁnds the courage to break free, and ﬁnally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her ﬂock and Dave, a dove with lo y aspira ons. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told – the ﬁrst Christmas.
In a snowy wood, a li le girl stands transﬁxed by a fawn, while her father takes aim with his riﬂe. Except, the gun is Thelma turned toward the child. It is only a moment, and it passes as the man reconsiders his target. Years later, Thelma (Eili Release Date: November 10, 2017 Harboe) embarks on her freshman year at college in Oslo. On the surface, Thelma is not unlike her fellow students: Sensi ve, vulnerable, feeling her way through new experiences and sensa ons of the adult world. Raised in the country by strict and religious parents, she encounters the rituals of campus life as if emerging from a cocoon. But there also is something unusual and extraordinary about her. One day as she studies in the library Thelma is gripped by a seizure, her tremors punctuated by the thud of black birds smashing themselves against the windows. Anja (Kaya Wilkins), another student, comes to her aid. Before long, a friendship blooms between the two young women. Although her parents Trond (Henrik Rafaelsen) and Unni (Ellen Dorrit Petersen) monitor Thelma through
persistent phone calls, she begins to loosen up. Through a budding a rac on to Anja, she experiences an emo onal and sexual awakening that both thrills and terriﬁes her. The new feelings cause Thelma to struggle with her religious upbringing, and the tension unleashes more uncanny events – ero c dreams replete with crawling serpents; seizures that disorder the world around her. Thelma sees no op on but to return to her rural home and face the diﬃcult truth of her legacy, and the terrifying implica ons of her powers.
Justice League Release Date: November 17, 2017
Jus ce League, in movie theaters November 2017, will most likely end up becoming one of the Top 3 biggest box oﬃce hits of 2017. The superhero team-up movie includes Batman, Superman, The Flash, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Mar an Manhunter and the Green Lantern, among others. Warner Bros. brought Christopher Nolan on to not only produce, but also shepherd the project, just as he did with Man of Steel (although we all know how that turned out). Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selﬂess act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to ﬁnd and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the forma on of this unprecedented league of heroes-Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash-it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic propor ons.
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The Breadwinner Release Date: November 17, 2017
The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvenu, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts oﬀ her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom–and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantas cal stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to ﬁnd her father and reunite her family. Equal parts thrilling and enchan ng, The Breadwinner is an inspiring and luminously animated tale about the power of stories to sustain hope and carry us through dark mes. From execu ve producer Angelina Jolie and the creators of the Academy Award (R)-nominated The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea. The animated movie Coco follows a 12-year-old Mexican boy named Miguel who sets oﬀ a chain of events rela ng to a centuryold mystery, leading to an extraordinary family reunion. Despite his family’s baﬄing genera ons-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel ﬁnds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set oﬀ on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.
Coco Release Date: November 22, 2017
Darkest Hour Release Date: November 24, 2017
The movie The Darkest Hour is a thrilling and inspiring true story that begins on the eve of World War II. Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and deﬁning trials: exploring a nego ated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing ﬁrm to ﬁght for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a na on. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe
and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skep cal King, and his own party plo ng against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a na on, and a empt to change the course of world history.
Mudbound Release Date: November 17, 2017
Set against the backdrop of the Mississippi Delta during the Jim Crow era a er World War II, the movie Mudbound is both a meless and mely ﬁlm following two families – one black, one white – bound together by the hardships of farm life. The movie Mudbound features Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, Jonathan Banks and Garre Hedlund in starring roles. Since the movie Mudbound is a Ne lix release, the ﬁlm plays on Ne lix and whichever theaters it is released in day-and-date (the same day it is released). Since all of the major movie theater chains, including AMC and Regal, do not play movies that arrive on streaming services, DVD or On Demand, the same day as they arrive in theaters, the movie Mudbound will only play in select independently owned movie theaters.
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