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Italian Soaps
Friday, November 01TH, 2013 by admin
Fine Italian Soaps "What is elegance?" asked famous photographer, Cecil Beaton. "Soap and water!" was his answer.  Elegance takes much more than this, of course, but fine soap helps. Italian soaps have a high reputation, and many luxury brands are available in the country. Famous Italian cosmetics companies such as Borghese, Cali and Perlier, as well as Italian perfume manufacturers, all make soaps. Other renowned Italian soap manufacturers include Gavarry, Valobra and Gori 1919. Olivella and Cucina are two American companies which use Italian olive oil to make their soaps. Italian...
Cosmetics History
Tuesday, October 15TH, 2013 by admin
History of Cosmetics A Brief History of Cosmetics in Roman Times Relentlessly sought for like a mood lost in time- is any woman's search for beauty- and this infinite search is as old as the universe itself. The wisdom of pharmacology, and experimental cosmetic concoctions were thoroughly tampered with until the 17th century by ancient Greeks and by many people of the Orient.   A Roman's worldly ways of the flesh had always been emphasized with natural reason, and carefully recorded throughout History. Vanity was an easy trap that had been filled with people having tendencies of "naîve...
Italian Beauty & Its Cosmetics Industry
Sunday, September 26TH, 2010 by admin
Italian Beauty - Elegance and Authenticity Sophia Loren: Italian Beauty Icon   Italian women are known as some of the most beautiful in the world. For decades actresses like Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida have not only been the epitome of Italian beauty, but have personified what the world thinks a gorgeous, sensual woman should be. Women around the world have found themselves envious of these beauties' thick dark hair, big brown eyes and luscious hour-glass frames as well as their elegant, but inherently chic, fashion sense. Most remarkable of all is the dignified and graceful way...
Bridal Makeup
Tuesday, March 09TH, 2010 by admin
Dress, check! Flowers, check! Church and hall, check! Makeup...? Natural Bridal Makeup   In most places of the world getting married is a special event, but in Italy weddings are one of the most joyful of all social experiences. Considering the amount of time and planning that goes into preparing for a wedding everyone involved always hopes and prays that everything goes smoothly. From food to decorations every aspect of a wedding is thought through and not even the littlest detail goes unnoticed. It seems only natural that the same amount of planning and forethought would also go into...
Natural Looking Makeup
Thursday, February 18TH, 2010 by admin
Natural Make Up Most women want to know how to achieve the natural make up look.  Not only is it a favorite of ours, but it's also a look that men admire most on women. It is a look that enhances our natural beauty without changing our physical features. Applying make up in a perfect way is also a talent. Make up should be applied in such a way that you look beautiful as well as natural. Cleansing: To ensure you achieve the natural look you are aiming for, its best to make sure your face has a clean surface. It should be cleansed, toned as well as moisturized. Remember, you'll get...
Special Effects Make Up
Wednesday, February 17TH, 2010 by admin
This make up article by our friend Tonia Coletti will teach us how Italian creativity can be scary too! make up: Complections   Make Up is not only meant to enhance natural beauty, cover blemishes, highlight or contour facial structures, but also meant and used for changing the way the face and body are naturally supposed to appear. Whether it be having the illusion that something is taken out, or adding it in. Not all make up is pretty. Most artists who specialize in special effects hear compliments such as... "That is grose" or "Oh my goodness that is so ugly looking". All in all...
Beauty Treatments at Italian Spas II
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by admin
The Italian Way to Relax At the center of the Italian philosophy of well-being, as in many cultures, lies the belief that the well-being of the body and of the inner spirit are intertwined and irrevocably linked for eternity. Following this centuries old tradition of providing for the wellness of the entire being, the spas in Italy are designed to rejuvenate people to a renewed level of vitality.   Mud Therapy at Italian Spas Just as the ancient Romans believed in the restorative powers of the hot springs, modern Italians continue the tradition.Italy is a treasure chest of mineral and...
Beauty Treatments at Italian Spas
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by admin
An Aromatic Bath and Scented Massage Every Day "The way to health is to have an aromatic bath and scented massage every day..." Hippocrates once said. Seeking an Italian spa to de-stress, have beauty treatments or to alleviate serious health problems, such as arthritis, is very much in fashion in this chaotic and stressful time. As Hippocrates tells us, this is not a new phenomenon. The famous Greek physician strongly advocated the therapeutic benefits of the ancient spas. Roman Bath The Romans built many hot air baths and used oil, massage and exfoliation treatments. During medieval...
Make up Artist
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by admin
Tonia Coletti - Professional Make Up Artist  Make up Artist - Toronto An accomplished and creative Italian American makeup artist with experience in all aspects of media makeup: fashion, video and print.  By the age of sixteen her fashion interests had evolved into a full-fledged love of hair and makeup design. Over the last ten years, Tonia has mastered the skills and expertise that place her at the top of her game in the profession of makeup and hair artistry. Specializing in Fashion, TV/Film, Theatre and Special Effects Make Up. Tonia received professional training with some of...
Acqua di Parma
Tuesday, August 19TH, 2008 by admin
The Favorite Scent of the Stars Acqua di Parma boutique Movie stars, such as Audrey Hepburn, Ava Gardner, David Niven and Cary Grant, all wore Acqua di Parma's classic scent. This famous Italian perfume matched their elegance, class and style. City of Parma The company opened its first small factory in Parma in 1916 and produced its first scent, Acqua di Parma Colonia. This was designed to scent the handkerchiefs of elegant Italian men, at first. During the most fashionable era of Hollywood - the thirties to the fifties...

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