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Fruits & Passion Helps Consumers Slim Down

August 17, 2006

l Fruits & Passion introduced the Pineapple Slimming Ritual, a four-step beauty treatment to combat the deposits of dimpled fat commonly found on the thighs and buttocks of many women. According to researchers, pineapple contains the enzyme bromelaine, which has been known to boost the slimming process and help improve the appearance and tone of the skin. The system includes Slimming shower cream, Slimming exfoliating cream, Slimming serum and Slimming body butter. More info: www.fruits-passion.com.

l Shady Day SPF 30 Sunscreen wipes and face sticks offer an easy, effective and mess-free application for busy parents looking to protect their children from the sun with products that feel clean, smell fresh and dry quickly. Shady Day wipes and face sticks allow parents to quickly apply protection, and children themselves can just as easily use them.

l A new topical treatment from PCA Advanced Skin Care Systems visibly restores lip fullness and reduces furrows non-invasively. Peptide Lip Therapy gives lips a lush appearance with a pairing of peptide technology and BMX Complex, a moisture-boosting blend derived from barley and tomato extracts. Peptide Lip Therapy’s system contains a lipid complex to maximize penetration into the stratum corneum, and antioxidants to strengthen the lip’s natural defenses against dryness and flaking. More info: www.pcaskin.com.

l Designer Betsy Johnson is launching her first fragrance, Betsy Johnson, which is due out this fall. The fragrance is a fruity floriental, developed in cooperation with Mane USA, Colorful Licenses and the Karis Group. 50 ml retails for $55 and 100 ml retails for $75.
Element5 introduced Powdation, a
powder and foundation in one that provides the coverage of a foundation, but feels weightless and powder-light. The loose powder makeup is made from 100% pure earth-derived minerals and acts as a natural SPF, protecting skin. Powdation retails for $18. More info

l Peggy Dean set out to launch a fine fragrance without the aid of a celebrity and Sarbez perfume is the end result. An account of her 20-year struggle is chronicled in her book, Sarbez: The Renaissance of a Fragrance. Sarbez perfume boasts a robust fragrance that quickly settles into a soft, long lasting and mysterious scent. In addition to parfum and eau de parfum, Sarbez offers a Collector’s
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