These marine-inspired treats will leave you hydrated, refreshed and yearning for your swimsuit and a beach chair.
This story first appeared in the April 20, 2007 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
01 Guerlain Super Aqua-Lotion, Aqua-Mask
Drench your skin in hydration with this extra-watery hydrating toner and moisturizing mask that feature a cell-water enriching sap, extracted from the blue cedar tree, for a verifiable oasis on your parched summer face. $45, $60; Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Saks
02 Nivea for Men Energizing Hydro Gel
When it’s 90 degrees out and you aren’t anywhere near a cool body of water, this energizing mint, magnesium and taurine gel is the next best thing to a refreshing splash of H2O to the face. $6.99; mass retailers
03 Thymes Azur Foaming Bath
Based on the concept of thalassotherapy (read: sea-based ingredients used for health and beauty benefits), sea minerals, herbs and proteins condition skin while the oceanic fragrance soothes. $24; Beauty Collection, New London Pharmacy, Zitomer
04 Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Girl Summer
From the master of prep comes a fragrance inspired by Cape Cod. Part of the Seaside Breeze Summer Set, which includes a body lotion and nautical tote, this Nantucket cranberry, beach roses and Cape Cod wildflower blend is the perfect summer scent. $48 for the set; Belk, Macy’s
05 Bobbi Brown Surf & Sand Eye Palette
Using the aqua shades of the Bahamian sea as a muse, makeup artist Brown created this palette of 10 sheer—and eminently wearable—shades. $42; Bobbi Brown counters
06 H2O+ Sea Results Line Filler
Sea fennel and sea lettuce hydrate, while a marine-derived mineral formula delivers moisture to the skin in this aqueous wrinkle smoother. $42; H2O+ stores, 800-242-2284
07 Tom Ford for Estée Lauder Azurée Soleil Eau Fraiche Skinscent
Inspired by the mythical beach destination of Lauder’s imagination, this sexy scent features Tahitian gardenia petals, coconut and orange blossoms mixed with sultry accords of vetiver, sandalwood and myrrh. $49.50; Estée Lauder counters