A jolt of caffeine adds energy and benefits to boost these June and July launches.
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01 CLARINS SUPER RESTORATIVE WAKE-UP LOTION
Not enough time for morning coffee? Rev up with this refreshing medley of caffeine-rich green coffee extract, ginseng root and oat sugars to smooth away sleep marks and minimize morning puffi ness. ($40; Macy’s, Nordstrom, clarins.com)
02 CLINIQUE ACNE SOLUTIONS CLEARING CONCEALER
Spot treat pimples while providing light coverage with acne-fighting salicylic acid, redness-relieving caffeine and a seaweed extract that regulates oil production. ($13.50; Clinique counters, clinique.com)
03 SKIN BY MONICA OLSEN SMOOTH CELLULITE CRÈME
This tightening formulation claims to improve circulation and reduce cellulite with energizing caffeine, shea butter and squalene, a skin-nurturing compound sourced from shark liver oil. ($38.95; Duane Reade, skinbymonica.com)
04 GIOVANNI ORGANIC HAIR CARE COLORFLAGE BRAZENLY BRUNETTE SHAMPOO
With the promise of defending against color fading, this organic formula features extracts of coffee seed, walnut leaf and goji fruit, as well as caramel for richer color. ($8.99; Target)
05 BUMBLE AND BUMBLE BB (REALLY) THICKENING SERUM
Breathe new life into thin strands with this follicleplumping treatment, which harnesses the nourishing properties of caffeine, white birch, mushroom and wheat protein. ($26; bumbleandbumble.com)
06 GARNIER NUTRITIONISTE SKIN RENEW AWAKENING FACE MASSAGER
Fight environmental stressors and lack of sleep with this antifatigue massaging roller that delivers caffeine, grape extracts and vitamin C straight to the skin and claims to revive even the dullest visage. ($12.99; mass retailers)