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This story first appeared in the September 11, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
PACKED WITH POTENCY, THESE HIGH-PERFORMANCE OFFERINGS REV THINGS UP FOR FALL.
With the press of a button, Lancôme’s Oscillation Power Foundation Micro-Vibrating Polishing Mineral Make-Up SPF 21 delivers 7,000 micro-vibrations per minute to refine the powder within for a natural looking application. Clarins Muti-Active Day is a nutrient-packed cream designed for women with early signs of wrinkles. Hesperidin, an antioxidant acquired from orange peel, joins nourishing quinoa seed, skin protecting ambiaty and light-reflecting pigments for added radiance. RéVive’s Serum Pressé aims to deliver skin tightening and an immediate brightening effect to older skin. A Nobel Prize–winning epidermal growth factor, bioengineered to stimulate cells, complements a fibroblast growth factor that increases collagen and skin clarity. StriVectin looks to pack a punch with its Overnight Facial Resurfacing Serum. Prickly pear extract, willow bark and red algae exfoliate skin, while eijitsu rose and willow herb shrink pores and protect from free radicals. Giorgio Armani Beauty’s Crema Nera OMC3 Restoring Cream features a patented medley of iron, silicon, sodium and potassium, all naturally found in obsidian. A fine volcanic powder, derived from the same black stone, offers mattefying and collagenproducing benefits. Finally, Viktor & Rolf offers sophistication and extravagance with Eau Mega, a supercharged scent meant to inspire strength and self-confidence. Large-leafed basil unites with violet leaf, Italian primofiore, aquatic breeze, cedar and cashmere in a “megamizer” flacon—for an extra dash of pomp and circumstance.
Clarins Multi-Active Day; StriVectin Overnight Facial Resurfacing Serum; RéVive Serum Pressé; Lancôme PowerFoundation Micro-Vibrating Polishing Mineral Make-Up SPF 21; Giorgio Armani Crema Nera OMC3 Restoring Cream; Viktor & Rolf Eau Mega.
INGREDIENTS SOURCED FROM THE LAND AND SEA MAKE FOR PRODUCTS THAT TAP INTO NATURAL INSTINCTS TO DELIVER RESULTS.
Containing wheat proteins, wine vinegar and sunflower oil, Caudalíe Gentle Conditioning Shampoo is mild enough for daily use and hydrating enough to forgo conditioner. Ecocert-certified Sabon’s Organic Eye Lifting Serum is formulated to prevent and reduce wrinkles, and contains sacred beans and acacia tree extract for plumping and filling. Burt’s Bees tackles acne with a new line to control oil and vanquish blemishes. Natural Acne Solutions Daily Moisturizing Lotion contains pore-clearing salicylic acid from willow bark and a soothing blend of gravel willow, horsetail, lemongrass, witch hazel and hops. Origins Brighter by Nature Skin Tone Correcting Serum harnesses the power of extracts of yeast, cucumber, barley and sunflower seed cake to take on dark spots, dullness and discoloration. H20 Plus’ first all-natural body collection is fortified with mineralrich sea lavender, bamboo and essential citrus oils. Sea Pure Deep Moisture Cream, made with protective sea mayweed and coconut and jojoba oils, firms and conditions. Korres’ Quercetin & Oak Antiaging range stimulates cells to boost skin’s defenses. The Day Cream has sweet almond and hazelnut oils and pumpkin extract; the Night Cream has myrtle active agent to increase elasticity.
Caudalíe Shampoo; Origins Brighter by Nature Skin Tone Correcting Serum; Korres Quercetin & Oak Antiageing Antiwrinkle Day Cream; Sabon Organic Eye Lifting Serum; Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions Daily Moisturizing Lotion; Korres Quercetin & Oak Antiwrinkle Night Cream; H20 Plus Sea Pure Deep Moisture Cream.
THE NEWEST CROP OF CELEB SCENTS TAKE CENTER STAGE, WHILE DESIGNERS FIND INSPIRATION IN THE GLITZ AND GLAM OF TINSELTOWN.
Grammy winner Faith Hill’s debut scent is a sparkling bouquet of pink peony, crisp pear, southern magnolia, gardenia, iris and cashmere skin musk, conjuring up the singer’s romantic ballads. All-American, Academy Award–winning actress Reese Witherspoon has partnered with Avon for her first scent, In Bloom. The juice blends Georgia peach tea leaves, magnolia, jasmine and cashmere woods—Witherspoon’s interpretation of a woman’s sensual side. From Parlux comes Queen by Queen Latifah. The rapper/actress/singer’s eau is a combination of aged tequila, sparkling golden accord, baie rose, cognac, Moroccan coriander, Egyptian incense and Indonesian patchouli. The textured, crimson bottle contains a 3-D heart, representing her message of beauty from within. Jennifer Lopez’s newest, My Glow, was inspired by the birth of her twins, Max and Emme, and is a soft blend of freesia, lavender flower, white rose, Casablanca lily and heliotrope. Taking its cue from Hollywood, Moschino imbues classic style with a modern spin in Glamour. The scent’s heart is a play on contrasts—mixing warm hibiscus with sheer water lily and delicate orchid, laced with top notes of wormwood, tangerine flower and sea salt and a base of cedarwood, amber and white musk. Michael Kors’ exuberant new scent, Very Hollywood, offers an olfactive interpretation of the spotlight. Wet jasmine, ylang-ylang and raspberry are laced with gardenia, Italian orris, vetiver and soft white musk, housed in a flacon inspired by flashbulbs.
Queen by Queen Latifah; Faith Hill Parfums Eau de Toilette; Moschino Glamour; Michael Kors Very Hollywood; My Glow by Jennifer Lopez; Avon In Bloom by Reese Witherspoon.
LONG-LASTING, POWERFUL FORMULATIONS PROMISE HIGH-PERFORMANCE ALL-DAY WEAR AND EFFICACIOUS BENEFITS.
Yves Saint Laurent’s Teint Resist SPF 10 foundation gives 14-hour coverage thanks to a silicone-enriched emulsion of protective pigments and a film-forming polymer for shade adjustment. Available in 10 shades, it also contains a network of potent clay links to keep skin soft. Revlon’s nonfading ColorStay Mineral Mousse Makeup purports to stay true and skin perfecting for up to 16 hours. The talc free mineral complex delivers nutrients and leaves behind a smooth matte finish. For lips, Estée Lauder’s faderesistant Double Wear Stay-In-Place Lipstick offers rich color for up to 12 hours due to a polymer system that ensures the color won’t come off on a coffee mug or napkin. Avon’s Perfect Wear Plump & Stay Lipcolor offers a double dose of plumping and extended wear. On one end of the wand is a vibrantly hued long-lasting lip color; on the other, a shiny, circulationstimulating gloss. Illamasqua, a bold new makeup line from England, has arrived on U.S. shores. The brand’s Powder Blusher and Eye Shadow offer striking, dynamic color in pigmentrich palettes. On the hair front, Garnier Fructis offers a triple dose of hydration with Triple Nutrition, harnessing oils from olives, avocado and shea for smoother, stronger hair. Living Proof follows the success of its debut hair care line with No Frizz Leave-In Conditioner, which contains the molecule polyfluoroester to soften strands and reduce friction for healthy, fly away–free locks all day long.
Garnier Fructis Triple Shampoo; Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Lipstick; YSL Teint Resist SPF 10; Illamasqua Powder Blusher; Avon Perfect Wear Plump & Stay Lipcolor; Revlon ColorStay Mineral Mousse Makeup; Living Proof No Frizz Leave-In Conditioner.