Color Preserve Protecting Serum has an advanced formulation of hydrolized silk protein to provide protection against heat damage, advanced sunscreens to protect against UV damage and color fading and a blend of silicones to seal in color for bright, vibrant-looking hair.
l Phytomer’s WhitEclat Collection is a skin lightening line that evens out age spots and pigmentation marks, according to the company. The patented active ingredient, Marine Coben, is comprised of natural extracts from white mulberry, licorice, grapefruit, birch, busserol and seaweed extract. The collection includes Whitening Cleansing Milk: Marine Coben, Whitening Day Cream and Whitenting Night Cream. More info: www.phytomerusa.com.
l Nioxin, the provider of botanical formulas offers Nioxin Scalp Treatment for noticeably thinning hair. Nioxin Scalp Treatments are powerful, non-sticky, non-oily leave-in scalp treatments that provide long-wearing SPF 15 UVA/UVB protection and provide vitamin-enriched nourishment to the scalp and hair, exfoliate dead follicle-clogging skin cells and safeguard against future build-up.
Each scalp treatment is enhanced with BioAMP technology, which adds thickness from inside the cuticle and strengthens the hair shaft, and the Scalp Access Delivery System, which helps protect nutrients as they nourish the scalp and hair. Nioxin Scalp Treatment is also available in four custom-fit formulas.
l Er’go, the candle maker, cultivated a new Pear Candle Collection. Pearls impart a range of Er’go signature scents to evoke an assortment of moods and emotions. Every Er’go fragrance is developed with a specialized blending technology.
The Pearl Collection incorporates more than 30 fragrance oils and four to six times the industry average amount of fragrance in every candle.
Er’go Pearl candles are made of all-natural vegetable soy wax and 100% cotton wicks, are hand-poured into 7-oz. frosted glass cylinders, burn for approximately 40 to 50 hours, are available in 19 individual fragrance blends and retail for $22.
l OgenAge Expert products reportedly adapt to different biological variations of the skin for maximum effectiveness. Based on three performance marine ingredients that protect and rejuvenate the skin, the OgenAge Expert products objectives firm skin; tone; decrease lines and wrinkles; and impart a fresh, bright complexion.
l All next month, Nurturing Force will donate 20% of all sales of Refreshment For Your Face Rose Aromatic aromatherapy blotting papers to the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. The blotting papers are made of natural fibers with essential oils to remove dirt, grime, shine, oil and sweat. These two-in-one facial tissues deliver aromatherapy for the senses as well.
The Refreshment For Your Face duo pack contains one of each scent (Aromatic Rose and Fragrant Lavender) and retails for $25. Each fragrance is also sold separately for $14.
l The new Sea Bliss line from Sea Change, New York, NY, now includes two new products. The Cranberry Orange Sea Bliss contains cranberries and citrus oils along with sea salt to help slough off dead skin cells. The Apple Cinnamon Sea Bliss uses fresh apple cider and ground cinnamon in sea salt to cleanse and shrink the skin’s pores and reportedly help firm and tighten.
l Essencia Aromatics for the skin are Geisha-inspired to ward off the ravages of environmental exposure and aging. According to the company, Essencia’s Green Tea facial bath revitalizes and rehydrates skin. The Green Tea and Lemon Moisturizing facial cleanser is used to prepare the skin for the rest of the treatment. Essenci’s facial toner (rose for dry and normal skin, chamomile for more sensitive skin) helps tighten pores and hydrate skin. The company’s Revitalize Face & Body Oil is a blend of rich oils to counter the effects of aging while regenerating skin tissue. It moisturizes while invigorating the senses.
l Pantina cosmetic, Teterboro, NJ, are billed as quality items at a great value.
Pantina’s new winter collection includes: Shake it Baby! shimmer face and body shimmer dust powder; Glam Lashes, which has waterproof mascara on one end and sparkle flecks on the other end of a tube; Eye Shadow Duo, pan powder eyeshadows housed in a magnetic book; Lipstick/Lip Gloss Duo, retractable lipstick and lip gloss with lip plumping formula; ‘Da Balm w/ Shimmer, four therapy lip balms including moisturizing benefits from vitamins C and E and aloe vera; Minty Kiss, lipstick housed in a compact portable case; and French Minis, nail lacquer duos. The Pantina winter 2006 collection can be found at Duane Reade, Brooks & Eckerd, CVS, Longs and Albertson’s.
l A new one-step application by Emani’s delivers mineral-based makeup to allow women to develop and maintain healthy skin. The products retail for $8 to $22. More info: www.emani.com.
l Stila has partnered with the film Just My Luck, starring Lindsay Lohan and opening in March, to create a limited edition Just My Luck cosmetics collection. The line includes Just My Luck Palettes in Lucky Peach or Lucky Plum ($30). Each metallic compact includes three new shades of shimmery eye shadow, blush with an added hint of pearl and lip color to complete the look. Each palette is packaged in a Swarovski crystal-studded compact with mirror. The Line and Shine Set includes Kajal eye liner and a Swarovski crystal set ($14). The It Gloss ($17) can be worn alone or over the lip colors in the Just My Luck Palettes.
l Malie Kauai, the Hawaii-based beauty lifestyle company, is coming to the mainland. The Malie Kauai brand of floral essence aromatherapy and hydrosol-based personal care, home care and fragrance products are now available in three Nordstrom stores in southern California.
l An expansion of Circle of Friends’ salon exclusive line, Beauty Brands and Ulta will carry the Circle of Friends’ salon exclusive collection of shampoos, conditioners, detanglers and styling products created exclusively for professional hair salons and beauty supply stores.
l Pit Boss, a dual purpose, invisible solid stick, glides on easily, leaving no trace of residue on the clothes or the skin. The hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested formula is suitable for sensitive skin and provides control against odor and wetness. A 2.75-oz. stick of Pit Boss Antiperspirant & Deodorant retails for $13. More info: www.getJackBlack.com
l Cosmopolitan beauty editors named OPI Nail Lacquer That’s Berry Daring, the “number one nail color” in the magazine’s annual Cosmo Beauty Awards. In addition, Seventeen readers chose OPI nail lacquer in Mrs. O’Leary’s BBQ as “best bold shade” and the OPI Correct & Clean Up Refillable Corrector Pen as “best remover” in its beauty awards.