Friday, 5 March 2010

Cosmetics à la Carte has partnered with Dr Rita Rakus

Cosmetics à la Carte has partnered with Dr Rita Rakus. With over 15 years of aesthetic experience, Dr Rakus provides expertise in non-surgical facial rejuvenation by way of facial line reduction and lip enhancement using injectables. Cosmetics à la Carte make-up artists will provide a ‘pop up’ cosmetics studio within Dr Rakus’ clinic each Friday. Clients will receive personally tailored, expert make-up consultations. All signature Cosmetics à la Carte services will be provided including custom-blend foundation. Three Cosmetics à la Carte products, ideal for post-cosmetic lip procedures, have been hand selected by Dr Rakus and will feature ‘Dr Rita Lip Queen’ accredited pink, lip-shaped stickers on the packaging, while also being available for sale at her clinic. The three Dr Rakus-approved products are: Plump and Prime, priced at £18.00, helps smooth fine lines, add volume, maintain lip colour stay in place for longer; ‘Dr Rita’ Lipstick, priced at £18.00, a classic rich red pigment in a single sweep application; ‘Candy’ Lipstain, priced at £18.00, originally created by Dannii Minogue for a charity Breast Cancer campaign, Candy is a glossy pink lip stain with SPF protection it will protect lips from UV rays and the environment. Dr Rita Rakus clinic is based at 4 Hans Road, London SW1.

Cosmopolitan Fashion Awards

The Cosmopolitan Fashion Awards took place today at The Roof Gardens in Kensington. Judged by Cosmopolitan’s readers and fashion experts, the awards celebrate the very best in fashion retailing. Representing every element of fashion, from partywear to heels, to the most ethical retailer and the online retailer of the year, the winners for 2010 are:

Hottest Partywear – Karen Millen
Best Workwear – Dorothy Perkins
Sexiest Lingerie – La Senza
Most Ethical Retailer – People Tree
Sexiest Heels – Faith
Best for Bags – New Look
Best for Jewellery – Accessorize
Loves Your Curves – Evans
To-Die-For Denim – River Island
Sexiest Must-Flaunt Sportswear – Nike
Best for Bargains –
Lust-Have Designer – D&G
Best for One-Stop Shopping – Next
Best for Watches - Guess
Online Retailer of the Year – Asos

Highly commended were also awarded to:
Hottest Partywear – Warehouse
Best Workwear – Oasis
Sexiest Lingerie – Ann Summers
Most Ethical Retailer – M&S
Sexiest Heels – Aldo
Best for Bags – Debenhams
Best for Jewellery – H Samuel
Loves Your Curves – New Look
To-Die-For Denim – Diesel
Sexiest Must-Flaunt Sportswear – Adidas
Best for Bargains – New Look
Lust-Have Designer – Guess
Best for One-Stop Shopping – House of Fraser
Best for Watches – Swatch
Online Retailer of the Year – Topshop

The winners will feature in the April issue of Cosmopolitan (on sale 8 March). Further details and footage of the event can also be viewed at