Counter intelligence: The supercharged beauty products you need to know about

Beauty brands are supercharging their products with earth-kind ingredients and placing a substantial focus on sustainability. Here are smartest beauty buys on shelf now

Cate Blanchett is the face of a new version of the smash hit Sì fragrance by Armani
Sì Passione by Armani: €128 for 100ml at Brown Thomas

Armani has just released a sister scent to its Sì fragrance, Sì Passione Éclat de Parfum. With notes of bergamot, radiant blackcurrant accord and rose, it is crisp, fresh and delicious. It is also largely composed of responsibly and sustainably sourced ingredients with the bergamot hailing from Calabria, Italy; rose Damascena from Isparta, Turkey; and a vanilla Bourbon premium infusion from Madagascar, itself part of ...