It’s Crunch Time for Holiday 2009
Gift-giving season is coming down to the wire. Here is a look at how cosmetic, personal care and household product companies are presenting their wares this year.
Fruits & Passion’s Bath Collection
Fruits & Passion’s new Fruity Foaming Bath Collection ($24) sheds new light on bath time. Reminiscent of classic Christmas tree lights, these foaming baths come in six colors and fragrances—Field Berries, Pear-Peony, Grapefruit-Guava, Georgia Peach, Very Lemon and Orange-Cantaloupe.
More info: www.fruitsandpassion.com
Father Frost Soap from Lush
The perfect depiction of winter, Lush offers a 100% vegan, blue soap ($7.95). The in-store wheel of soap has Father Frost, made from white sugar crystals, on the top.
More info: www.lush.com
Limited Edition Bayberry Spice for Glade Holiday Candles
S.C. Johnson has added a limited edition Bayberry Spice scent to its Glade’s Candles Holiday Collection. The collection features new refillable Glade Scented Oils Candle decorative glass holders, refillable Glade Scented Oil Candle tins and Glade candle 4oz. jars with seasonal designs and festive gift packages.
More info: www.scjohnson.com
Cargo’s Hands of Hope
Cargo Cosmetics Hands of Hope Collection ($29)—enclosed in a jewel-embossed box—features nine eyeshadows, each embossed with the Hamsa hand, an enduring emblem of peace, hope and prosperity.Shades include Vibrant Purple, Fern Green, Frosted Cool Brown, Nude Pink, Midnight Blue, Gold, Aqua, Warm Reddish Brown and Gunmetal Gray. The holiday collections are available at Sephora.
More info: www.cargocosmetics.com
Murad Celebrates the Season
Murad’s Hydrate Exfoliate Celebrate Collection ($32) helps customers indulge and rejuvenate with skin essentials. Offering a complete beauty regimen, the comprehensive kit includes the brand’s AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser, Hydrating Toner, Perfecting Day Cream SPF 30, Soothing Skin and Lip Care and Renewing Eye Cream.
More info: www.murad.com
Tarte’s Treasure Chest
Tarte has created a special limited edition palette, Treasure Chest, for Sephora. The kit ($52) is 30% bigger this year, according to Tarte, which has added 16 additional eyeshadows, but kept the price the same. The kit includes 16 new shimmering eyeshadows, 16 new matte eyeshadows, 16 new lipglosses, a mineral powder bronzer, a pink luminizer and four new powder blushes.
More info: www.tartecosmetics.com
Lit Up Lashes
Perfect for festive occasions, Xtended Beauty’s Tinsel Town strip lashes ($9) are accented with
twinkling crystals that catch the light with each blink.
More info: www.xtendedbeauty.com
Pureology Builds Holiday Hostess Gift
Boxed and ready to go, Pureology’s NanoWorks Hostess Gift ($28) features 2oz. bottles of NanoWorks Shampoo and NanoWorks HairCondition as well as an aromatherapy
More info: www.pureology.com