Category: KBL

  • Holiday beauty: the top products for your trip and the best ways to use them

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    With Christmas and New Year’s Eve coming up, many of you are gearing up for a well-deserved getaway. Whether you normally wear make-up or not, everyone should still, at the very least, take care of their skin, and especially when travelling – because flying and a different climate can be real stressors for your skin. […]

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  • how cannabis became chic

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    CBD (and THC) is having a huge moment in mainstream media. But as cannabis becomes more fashionable, its space in the luxury market also becomes more problematic. There’s nothing we like more than a good makeover. Whether it’s Rachael Leigh Cook falling downstairs in that red dress in She’s All That, or the slightly abusive computer who forced people to […]

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  • Countdown to Christmas: Your step-by-step guide to looking incredible this party season

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    Now that Halloween and Guy Fawkes Day are well and truly over, it’s time for Christmas to shine. Our bodies couldn’t be more ready for mulled wine, cheese platters and plenty of partying, but as we’ve learnt from previous years, it’s a marathon, not a sprint. And the key to surviving the silly season (other than getting your Secret Santa […]

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  • You Should Be Recycling Your Beauty Products—10 Things You Need to Know

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    Lately I’ve been having a real dilemma every time I finish a beauty product in the bathroom: Do I throw it in the trash or should I take it to the kitchen to recycle? A year ago, this is a question I never would have asked myself, but lately I’ve been thinking more and more […]

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  • China’s exports weaken amid US tariff battle, cooling demand

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    BEIJING — China’s exports decelerated in November amid a tariff battle with Washington and cooling global demand. Customs data on Saturday showed shipments to the United States rose by a relatively robust 12.9 per cent over a year ago to $46.2 billion, down from October’s 13.3 per cent. Overall, China’s global exports rose 5.4 per […]

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  • US-China trade war: Deal agreed to suspend new trade tariffs

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    US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. At a post-G20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires, Mr Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on $200bn (£157bn) of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on 1 January. […]

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  • Trade War Update: China Subverts Tariffs, Trade Gap Gets Wider

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    Chinese exporters (and likey their American counterparts) have figured out a way for some items to skirt tariffs. U.S. Customs and Border Protection determined last week that Chinese hardwood plywood is circumventing lumber tariffs by using Vietnam , Panjiva Research pointed out on Monday. The end-around is expected to have begun when duties were applied to certain types […]

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  • What Do The Symbols On Your Beauty Products Mean? Those Little Logos Are Actually Pretty Useful

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    With the rise of non-toxic beauty, people are spending a little more time checking out the packaging of their cosmetics. You may be paying stricter attention to ingredient lists and the like, but what about the symbols on your beauty products? These handy illustrations often signify pretty important things, like how long you should keep a […]

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  • Cruelty-free beauty buys for the holiday season

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    The beauty industry is currently undergoing something of a transformation in its approach to animal testing, with several major brands cutting back on or eliminating the process from their retail models this year. In honor of the shift in attitude, here are five cruelty-free beauty treats that are ideal for giving this festive season. Kat […]

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  • The American Casualties of Trump’s Trade War

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    Sam Cobb was surprised to see so many people lined up for a hearing at the International Trade Commission in Washington on the morning of Monday, Aug. 20. The chief executive of Real Wood Floors, Cobb was a veteran of such proceedings, which were usually sleepy affairs, populated by white-shoe attorneys fighting over arcane legal […]

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