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Just Beauty Direct Starts Smashbox Sale

Beauty website, Just Beauty Direct has started its seasonal sale which includes discounts on cult American cosmetics range, Smashbox.Many of the super Smashbox discounts are over 50% off and the best bargains include the Smashbox Conversion Cream to Powder Foundation which is discounted from £18.00 to £6.90 and the Desert Chic Lip Enhancing Gloss which is reduced from £11.50...

Filmakers get to film Rhianna up-close

Worldwide leaders in mobile communications, Nokia, have teamed up with creative collaboration company Talenthouse to provide an opportunity for young filmmakers to film a private concert in London for US pop sensation Rihanna.Videographers around the world will be given the chance to submit a twenty second, self filmed clip that showcases an innovative approach to filmmaking.The global Talenthouse community will then...

SIGG reusable water bottles: the new craze

Every day over 30 million plastic bottles are dumped into landfill sites in Europe alone.With most magazines headlining ‘I lost 2 stones by drinking water’ and every doctor encouraging us to drink 2 litres of water a day- no wonder why we can’t stop buying plastic water bottles everyday.So, if you’re tired of buying water everyday from your local...

Grooming “Leos Diamantidis”

The weight is over; so now it’s time to psych yourself up, and get the low down on mass building to shape up.Building those biceps is easily achieved with a combination of diet and toning exercises using weights. For safe muscle expansion, it is important to progressively lift more weights each week and ensure that this is set by...

Take a break to Rotterdam

Need a break from the stresses of everyday life but the credit crunch has got your bank card telling you otherwise? Why not visit The Netherlands for a cheap city break that will provide that change of pace and scenery that you’ve been waiting for and still leave your purse strings smiling.The Netherlands is known the world over for...

K by Beverly Knight

K by Beverly Knight is a long awaited product range by our very own UK soul superstar. Intensifying her talents and creating a cosmetics brand to meet beauty industry needs, this essential brand caters to the needs of dark and black skins satisfying a large variety of skin and tone with 15 products and 78 shades.As a make-up...

Newcomer Dylan Duffus stars in 1 Day the movie

Now many actors will tell you about their lucky break. For some they were in the right place at the right time, others may have trained for years at acting school while one or two their face just happened to fit.But for acting newcomer Dylan Duffus, who plays the lead role of Flash in 1 Day the movie, his...

There’s No Place Like Home … at the Office

“There’s no place like home,” said Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. With a click of the heels followed by years of rigorous research, it turns out there really is no place like home, even at the office. Research shows that employees who have personal photos, plants and nick-nacks in their office or workstation are more productive...

Threes a trend: Plaits

Every week, Sarah Jane takes on a celebrity trend worn three ways, exclusively for FlavourWords by Sarah-Jane Adams

Zen & Spa Smartbox review

I think I died and went to heaven as I lay there having a full body massage at the M-Spa inthe Hilton Hotel, Canary Wharf, London. I work hard, everyday and it’s not easy to find the time for some rest and relaxation so when the opportunity arose I picked up that phoneI’ll get back to my glorious massage...

The BEFFTA Awards 2009

Like any good awards ceremony there were laughs, tears and hiccups including a dispute over the Best Male Designer (Kanye it is anyone), Kojo leaving before he won his inspiration award and Tiny Iron giving the crowd the giggles over his pronunciation of nominees names but it was a definite success that will no doubt be built upon...

Sasha Shantel: Miss Flavour 2008 gives you an insight into her year as her reign comes to an end

I mentioned in my interview with Flavour Magazine in the “Trendsetters Issue” that I wasn’t intending on entering another modelling/beauty pageant. I always knew I had a unique look, yet I had not won any previous competitions before. Therefore, I was left asking whether Flavour Magazine and their annual beauty contest Miss Flavour would be any different.However, I soon...

The Hot 5 – Wk 2

5) Gucci’s so hot right now So the MTV Hottest MC’s list came out recently, it cited the favourites in pole positions. Jay Z was at 1, Lil Wayne holding No2, Drake was in 3rd position, Kanye at 4 and skip to Gucci Mane holding the 6 spot. Lil’ Wayne, never one to step away from the mic, expressed shock at...

50 Fantastic gifts under £50

Celebrate a cool Yule with a selection of festive gifts all under £50 from a host of high street favourites including Selfridges, Superdrug, L’Occitane, Lakeland, B&Q and Peacocks.For the perfect luxurious beauty gifts look no further than Selfridges, Superdrug and L’Occitane, for fantastic home and food gifts B&Q, Lakeland and Selfridges have it all wrapped up and Peacocks is a must...

The DOs & DONTs of Dip-Dying Like Drew

Love it or loathe it, you can’t deny that dip-dye makes a style statement of its own! As rocked by Drew Barrymore promoting her directional debut Whip It in Boston – a skater movie inspired by the true story of a Texan roller derby league – what’s certain is that the dip-dying trend isn’t for the faint hearted.Francesca Davies,...

Glorious gadgets at Playbite

The who’s who of the top consumer brands were out in to style yesterday at the ninth annual Playbite exhibition in Tottenham Court Road to showcase all the new gadgets. In recent years the exhibition has seen the likes of Microsoft and Apple showcase their never before seen gadgets and technology that were top on everyone’s Christmas wish list.This year...

Brick City Boutique

Brick City Boutique is back from the north after its debut with Basement Sessions Live, and is ready to raise the roof again at its home in Islington's Elbow Room. As well as an impressive lineup this month, we also have a huge range of Street inspired vendors on the stalls offering you the opportunity to get your hands...

Win tickets to the Premiere of Dead Man Running

Dead Man Running is the London-set thriller starring US rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, British actor Danny Dyer, Brenda Blethyn and Tamer Hassan.Co-financed and executive produced by England football stars, Rio Ferdinand and Ashley Cole the film follows Nick Kane (Hassan) and his best friend Bing (Dyer) in a frantic race to find £100,000 in 24 hours after New...

Angie Le Mar play competition tickets

Following the huge sell out success at the Hackney Empire, Angie Le Mar’s hit play comes to the Albany Empire. A fast-paced play witnessing the tensions in the relationship between a mother and a daughter coupled with the devastating consequences of peer pressure. Exploring the hard hitting reality of what happens when communication goes out the window, followed by...

Win tickets to The Moscow State Circus in the UK

The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK and Flavour has 10 pairs of family tickets each worth £108 to giveaway.This is a once in a life time opportunity to see this award winning show LEGENDA. Bringing with it a huge cast of Russia's greatest and most flexible circus performers. Many of the critically acclaimed acts are pushing...

Barack Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

US President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Committee said he was awarded it for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples".The committee highlighted Mr Obama's efforts to strengthen international bodies and promote nuclear disarmament.There were a record 205 nominations for this year's prize. Zimbabwe's prime minister and a Chinese...

The 50th Law hits WHSmiths bestsellers list

This is the extract taken out of 50 Cent’s new book The 50th Law, which currently is topping the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and WHSmiths bestsellers lists.The greatest fear people have is that of being themselves. They want to be 50 cent or someone else. They do what everyone else does even if it doesn’t fit where...

Muscian Steve Porter talks fitness

Steve Porter ~ Song writer, producer & musician with English blues/rock band Nice As Pie, started playing drums at the tender age of 9 and has had a passion for music ever since. Aside from being a musician, Steve is also a well established DJ with 25 years of club and radio experience under his belt.Currently hosting his own...

Jade Jessop: Fashion interview & comp for Flavour readers

The up-and-coming fashion label Honor Gold has already made the right impression in the fashion industry. Drawing on style icons such as Vivienne Westwood and Chanel, this unique and original brand is definitely one to look out for. Without any formal design background Honor Gold creator Jade Jessop has already made waves in the industry, having been selected from...

Flavour Talks Property

Young professionals and graduates today have different priorities to that of 10 to 20 years ago. In the past it was the norm to settle down in your 20s and get on the property ladder. Today, things are very different. Many people in their 20s prefer to rent because of the freedom and flexibility it provides and are not...

Squash: One of the greatest sports known to man

Whilst the Premier League is in full effect and the rest of the sports world are praising Team GB’s efforts at the World Championships, we at Flavour decided to take a step away from the crowd and be different. Here, we take a look at two of Britain’s promising young stars who both have a huge presence on the international...

Reeme & Nina creative talk shop

What do you get when two young, ambitious, experienced and driven individuals come together? A whole host of fresh and unique ideas just waiting to be probed, explored and presented to the world. The discovery of a niche in the market and a business venture that is set to take the creative industry by storm and see an end...

Longtalking with DJ Longers

THE FUTURE - Your 2010 Movie Update. Checkout some of the BANGERS set to be released next year.Some with previews and others with just a bit of info to wet your taste buds until the trailers are released.TAKERS An all star line up featuring the UK's IDRIS ELBA, RnB Star CHRIS BROWN, Incarcerated Rapper T.I., The Legendary MATT DILLON and more.Most...

Win a trip to Nikita’s new flagship store opening

Nikita’s first flagship store is celebrating opening its doors to the public on Saturday 26th September with a party night to be remembered. Joined by music mavericks GusGus who are honoring the release of their new album ‘24/7’, they will be playing a live set right in Nikita’s back yard!To mark the occasion, Nikita will be inviting two...

Grassroots Dubstep music competition

Calling all bass heads, do you dabble in dubstep and beyond? Fancy the chance to get the warped bass and twisted styles of you’re latest productions heard by a hand-picked selection of the scene’s tastemakers? Then read on, as this November Nick Argon (USA), Bun Zero (Belgium), Will Blaze & THC (UK) and Twisted (Germany) have joined...