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Beauty Inc issue 03/12/2010

Whether promising prescription-strength results or amped up with bright colors and bold ingredients, the season’s best beauty products are a high-energy welcome to warm weather.

This story first appeared in the March 12, 2010 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.



Harajuku Lovers Sunshine Cuties


The best-selling fragrance dolls get a summer makeover in this limited edition collection. Each wears her own custom bathing suit paired with matching accessories. Notes of fresh fruit give the scents a breezy, beachy feel. $30 each (Macy’s, Nordstrom, Sephora, macys.com, sephora.com)



Acqua di Parma Bergamotto di Calabria


The ancient island of Calabria, set between two sparkling blue seas, is the inspiration behind this uplifting blend of bergamot essential oil, red ginger, Calabrian-harvested citron and cedarwood. $106 (Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks, neimanmarcus.com, saks.com)



Erno Laszlo Firmarine Treatment Bar


This translucent bar soap contains a timerelease formula of firming marine actives, beta-carotene, iron and a rare fatty acid to encourage collagen growth. $39 (Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, ernolaszlo.com)



Philosophy Hope Springs Eternal Deep Sea Ultra-Fine Revitalizing Mist


Spritz Philosophy’s first facial mist throughout the day to refresh and replenish skin with a complex of more than 250 sea-sourced minerals and skin-fortifying betaglucan. $20 (Sephora)



Rescue Beauty Lounge


One of three surfer-inspired hues used on fingertips at the spring 2010 Proenza Schouler show. Bright red Bangin’ is the color of vibrant coral; Blue 360 references a surfing move, and Diddy Mow, seen here, is designed as the color of sand through seawater. $18 (rescuebeauty.com)


Carlos Falchi & Mark Rio Golden Sandals


Brazilian designer Carlos Falchi looked to his homeland as inspiration for his first collaboration with Mark, including these gilded faux-snakeskin gladiators. $26 (Mark representatives)



Shu Uemura Depsea Hydrability Moisturizing Emulsion


Located 200 meters below the Japanese waters of Cape Murato, Depsea Water is protected from sunlight and pollution damage and maintains a consistent temperature throughout the year. It infuses Shu Uemura’s new lightweight moisturizer, lauded for its ability to improve skin barrier function and lipid synthesis. $65 (Shu Uemura counters)



Slatkin & Co. Seaside Escape Decorative Candle


Burn this creamy concoction of citrus, jasmine, guava, musk and rum for the relaxed feeling of a tropical getaway. $19.50 (Bath & Body Works, bathandbodyworks.com, slatkin.com)



Elemis Visible Brilliance


Red seaweed works with a bevy of minerals, dew bean and a pea protein to repair and restore a sallow-looking complexion. $70 (Bergdorf Goodman)



Becca Bomborra Palette


Taking a cue from Australian surf culture, these five bright shades for eyes and face interpret the colors of sand, sky and sea with a laid-back retro vibe. $68 (beccacosmetics.com)


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