Vegans, rejoice! US haircare brand Malibu C, which boasts 100 percent vegan credentials, is now available online in Dubai from Vivandi Trading (www.vivandi.ae). Pick up kits such as Blondes Wellness (pictured), Brilliant Color Wellness and Scalp Wellness, while individual styling products including Gelotion and Leave-In Mist Condition are also available.
Also new to Dubai is skincare range UrbanVeda (www.urbanveda.co.uk), which boasts natural ingredients and an ayurvedic philosophy. There are four ranges: Radiance, for dry and dull skin; Purifying, for oil-prone and congested skin; Soothing, for distressed skin relief; and Reviving, a pampering, replenishing range with anti-ageing properties. Prices start from Dhs75, and the line is available at Holland & Barrett.
In yet more product news this week, we’re desperate to get our mitts on the brand new Konjac Co. Loofah Sponge. Combining the exfoliating goodness of the konjac plant with the power of a loofah, the humble sponge promises a thorough body polishing – perfect for legs, arms and backs that have been wrapped up during the cooler months. Get one for Dhs110 at www.bashacare.com.
Finally, we’re watching what we eat and staying active after learning there are 180 million overweight people living in the MENA region. A statistic we do not want to be part of…