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March 31, 2010

Avon’s Mark has created a new collection with fashion designer Carlos Falchi.

Avon’s Mark Inspired by Falchi’s Vision of Rio

Avon’s Mark blames it on Rio with a new beauty line inspired by the color, vibrancy and spirit of the Brazillian vacation destination. This collection was created with Mark’s most recent partner and award-winning designer Carlos Falchi’s native country in mind. It consists of six beauty products full of punchy color and flair—like the oil-free Glowdacious Illuminating Powder ($9), pictured, that is said to brighten the skin in just one easy sweep, providing an instant glow any time of the year.

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Prime Skin Naturally with Argan Oil Mist

Josie Maran’s new Argan Primer Mist ($36) harnesses the power of the Moroccan cure-all to naturally nourish and hydrate skin while smoothing fine lines, according to the company. The aerosol-free mist is infused with naturally-derived stem cells harvested from the sea. It diffuses light, absorbs oil and reduces fine lines and wrinkles, while an antioxidant complex firms, lightens and tightens skin with Instalift Goji. Natural extracts of willowbark and seaweed protect against blemishes and infuse skin with essential minerals that create a protective moisturizing barrier.

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OPI Thinks Pink for Spring

This season, it’s time to think pinkwith Pink by OPI, four new porcelain pink SoftShades Nail Lacquers ($8) that are perfectly innocent—and innocently provocative, according to the company.

“Nothing says ‘pretty’ and ‘romantic’ the way pink does,” said Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI’s executive vice president and artistic director. “Every woman can wear the shade—and these luscious light pinks are completely irresistible!

Organix’s new acai berry avocado conditioner.

Acai Berry AvocadoNext Up at Organix

Transport yourself to an exotic locale with the latest addition from the Organix hair care collection, Nutritional Acai Berry Avocado Shampoo and Conditioner ($6.99). According to the company, organic active ingredients include açai berry from the Brazilian Rainforest, avocado from Central America and argan oil from Morocco to moisturize while adding nutrients.More info:

Rimmel London Rolls Out Royal Gloss

For her majesty’s luscious lips, Rimmel London presents Royal Gloss ($4.99), a lip product enriched with vitamins A, C and along with royal jelly in juicy, pearly shades. The sweet sovereign scents of bubble gum, chocolate and peach enhance this non-sticky gloss with a sheer finish.
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Ethereal Rose/Balance-n-Brighten Split Palette New at Laura Geller

This split compact of Balance-n-Brighten and Ethereal Rose Baked Powder ($31) is the perfect way to discover the radiance of beauty, according to Laura Geller. Half of the compact contains Balance-n-Brighten, Geller’s famous baked color correcting foundation which evens out skin tone; as well as Ethereal Rose Baked Powder, a face brightener that casts a pearly pink glow onto skin for a fresh and youthful look. This mineral oil- and paraben-free product also contains white tea and centella asiatica.More info:

Scrubbing Bubble Power Sprayer

SC Johnson has rolled out the new Scrubbing Bubbles Extend-A-Clean Power Sprayer, which actively works to keep bathroom surfaces cleaner longer—for up to four days, according to the company. Scrubbing Bubbles Extend-A-Clean Power Sprayer’s one-touch continuous sprayer makes cleaning easier by providing better coverage in your bathroom without having to repeatedly pull the trigger. The suggested retail price for the starter trigger is $8.99 and refills are $3.99. More info:

Method’s New Moisturizing Hand Wash

A new moisturizing hand wash has been added to Method’s wide range of products. The 98% natural formula comes in two scents, cucumber and aloe and coconut and honey.More info:

New Shave Creams from Bolt Barbers

Bolt Barbers’ High Performance Shaving Creams ($13) come in two versions—one for “hairy beasts” (bearded men) and another for “clean-shaven beasts” (clean shaven men), according to the Los Angeles, CA-based barber shop firm.

The Anti-Oxidizing Shave Cream for Hairy Beasts contains essential pomegranate oil, which oxidizes and titillates the beard follicles, making it easier to line up and trim beard hair, while the Mentholating Shave Cream for Clean Shaven Beasts features natural eucalyptus oil, which stimulates beard follicles to stand erect while softening them to ensure a smooth and close shave. More info:

Energizer’s Schick Hydro Razor

New from Energizer this month isthe Schick Hydro, billed as the “most thoroughly researched product in the brand’s 87 year history. ” The razor feature Skin Guards, innovative skin protectors that smooth out skin between blades, protecting the skin during shaves; an Advanced Hydrating Gel Reservoir that delivers concentrated moisturizing lubricants (aloe vera and vitamin E) to the skin; a flip trimmer that allows men to flip back the Hydrating Gel Reservoir for precise edging and shaving in tight areas; and a new ergonomic handle design. The Schick Hydro razor is available in three- and five-blade versions.

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Nad’s Adds Hypoallergenic Strips

Nad’s is touting new Hypoallergenic Facial Hair Removal Strips, the first on the market to be fully hypoallergenic, according to the Los Angeles firm. The strips, which feature a new contour weave paper technology that gives the product softness and flexibility to better conform to the natural curves of the face, come packaged with desensitizing Kava Wipes to help relax and calm the skin after waxing. More info:

Gray Busters helps users get the best coverage.

Who You Gonna Call? Miss Clairol

Clairol Professional has eight Miss Clairol Gray Busters shades that can be incorporated into any Miss Clairol formula for increased gray coverage, according to the company. The Gray Busters Formulation Tool helps users intermixing the appropriate amount of the Gray Buster to obtain the best gray coverage.More info:

TreSemmé Goes Green with Naturals Collection

The new TreSemmé Naturals Collection lets women in on stylists’ secret to naturally beautiful hair at a naturally low price, according to the company. The formulations include USDA certified organic sweet orange, aloe vera and avocado extracts.Ideal for all hair types, this collection is free of dyes and is safe on color-treated hair. The range features Lightweight Finishing Mousse ($4.29) and Nourishing Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner ($4.99).More info:

Votre Vu Launches Organic Shave Balm for Men

Beau Baume Organic Shave Balm ($42), part of the Votre Vu Por Homme skin care range, is a “time-tested” shave crème that’s based on French sweet almond oil and is suitable for all skin types, according to the company. Designed to perform without lathering, the silky crème hugs facial contours and is exceptionally kind to skin.More info:

Paul Brown HawaiiRetexturizer System

Paul Brown Hawaii is touting its new Hapuna Keratin Rextexturizer System, an all-natural, all-organic extract formulation that offers the best solution for calming the thickest, most inflexible hair into a smooth, supple and manageable style. This collection is free of formaldehyde, aldehyde and thio. Formulated with Paul Brown’s proprietary Hawaiian Protein Flora Complex, kukui nut lipids while infused with sea salts, sea algae, plankton and a variety of other rich sea and plant derivatives, the line includes retexturizer, mist, shampoo and conditioner.

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Annie Taintor Lip Balm

Known for her wit, Annie Taintor has added a collection of lip balms to her accessories empire. Housed in tins featuring Taintor’s signature retro graphics and irreverent sayings, the SPF 15 balms ($5) come in a range of fun flavors such as here comes truffle, cherry tart, divine wine and coconut coquette, just to name a few. More info:

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