M.A.C WONDER WOMAN LIPSTICK
You might not have the superherione’s lasso-of-truth or invisible airplane at your disposal, but M.A.C’s limited-edition, Wonder Woman collection at least lets you prove the power of being pretty.
THE BODY SHOP SWEET LEMON BODY SCRUB
Whatever the weather outside, for a few minutes a day you can at least pretend you’re someplace lush and warm while you buff skin into something worthy of seeing the summer sun.
EOS TANGERINE ANTI-BACTERIAL BALM
As good as a glass of O.J., but lots more fun! Fend off colds with this orange-you-glad balm that amps up an already-moisturizing formula with germ fighters, zinc and vitamins C and E.
Sonic cleansing gets an extra boost with the cult skin-buffer brand’s special set, which includes a luxe sampler of cleansers, serums and moisturizers from Perricone MD, Ole Henricksen, Peter Thomas Roth and Dr. Brandt.
MARC JACOBS DAISY IN THE AIR
Jacobs’s hit fragrance is fresh as a ‘Daisy’ for spring in a limited-edition bottle with blue blossoms on top and fun extras like a scented ‘daisy chain’.
JOSIE MARAN SPF 40+
Shield skin from the sun the green way with this PABA- and chemical-free UVA/UVB sun-block, $32. It protects skin naturally – and even contains age-fighting argan oil.
AVA ANDERSON NON-TOXIC
Who says all-natural products can’t be stylish too? Not 16-year-old Ava Anderson, who developed her own high-impact yet gentle skincare line that sources only the purest ingredients, from $13.
KIEHL'S ACAI LABEL ART TONING MIST
BIORE MAKEUP REMOVING TOWELETTES
Biore’s new tea-tree infused cloths, $7, dissolve dirt, oils and even the most stubborn mascara – without clogging pores.
L'OREAL PARIS INFALLIBLE LIPCOLOUR COMPACT
Marked with signature, this 16-hour pop-up color and balm duo, $12, is just one of a six-piece collection of hues personally selected by L’Oreal Paris’s spokesmodels – also including and Diane Keaton.
BURBERRY PRESSED POWDER
Embossed with Burberry’s signature plaid, the heritage line’s debut cosmetics collection evokes all the effortless elegance of their timeless trenches. And we love how this lightweight powder, $45, flawlessly plays up any aspiring Burberry girl’s natural glow.
NEUTROGENA HEALTHY DEFENSE MOISTURIZER
To prep Dakota Fanning for the red carpet, makeup artist Sammy Mourabit used a damp sponge to apply Neutrogena’s new weightless moisturizer. “It layers invisibly under makeup,” he explains of the $14 product, “providing a broad spectrum sun protection and moisturization.”
MARC JACOBS DAISY POP ART EAU DE PARFUM
We have a feeling that this might just garner more than Warhol’s predicted 15 minutes of fame. Jacobs’s newest take on his modern classic fragrance takes inspiration from the ’60s downtown art scene, dressing the original sparkling floral scent in a limited-edition dragon-red bottle, $88.
THE BALM LIQUID TIMEBALM
The newest member of the cult-classic TimeBalm collection sends circles running for cover with an age-fighting, vitamin-infused formula, $20, that covers imperfections without caking or creasing – even zapping covered zits with tea tree oil.
NARS PURE SHEER SPF LIP TREATMENT
Calling it “the softest of moisturizers,” Rachel Weisz names this super-hydrating mango-butter- and Vitamin-E-infused lip treatment, $25, as one of her new beauty obsessions. In addition to its protective properties, “it also has this amazing light, sheer color,” she explains.
BLISS PORE-FECTOR GADGET
In the run-up to their Hawaiian nuptials, and Brian Austin Green dropped into the Sephora store in Sherman Oaks, Calif. where she picked up this pro-quality, double-duty pore purifying device $185, which gets skin squeaky clean and massages in moisturizer using sonic vibrations.
LANCOME DEFINICILS PRECIOUS CELLS MASCARA
For her debut campaign as Lancôme’s newest ambassador, unveils the brand’s newest mascara, $29, which uses cutting-edge conditioning technology to help create perfect, feathery lashes.
ESTEE LAUDER PURE COLOR GLOSS
The stars of Esté Lauder’s new gloss collection are six beautiful, runway-inspired shades dreamed-up by creative makeup director Tom Pecheux, which dress lips in a high-shine finish, $20 each.
PHYSICIAN'S FORMULA BRONZE BOOSTER
This go-everywhere wristlet proves to be more than its cute-as-can-be packaging with the perfect subtle-shimmer-bronzer inside. Add to that an ingenious pop-up brush and blissful $15 price tag and we’ve found our summer love.
ORIBE DRY TEXTURIZING SPRAY
All the volumizing power of a dry shampoo without the dusty fallout, Hollywood hair legend Oribe’s new addition to his star-worshiped hair care line uses high-tech polymers to absorb oil at the roots while lifting and texturizing for high-glamour results, $39.
DAYNA DECKER ESSENCE CREME
BLISS EAU DE TOILETTE
You might not be able to bottle happiness, but bottling Bliss? Well, that’s another matter entirely. The famed spa’s debut eau de toilette spritzes on the same stress-beating feeling of an in-house treatment with notes of bergamot, cucumber, ylang ylang and violet, from $18.
The cult wrinkle warrior is bulking up its arsenal of collagen-producing peptides to four-times the original formula. Add in a supercharged mix of moisture-boosting ceramides, it-list antioxidants and patented DNA-repair technology, and it’s easy to see why in-house studies show that wrinkles don’t stand a fighting chance, $135 for a 5-oz. tube.
SHALIMAR EAU DE PARFUM BY GUERLAIN
Perfume’s first oriental juice made its jazz-age debut in 1925 – and for 2010 Shalimar is enjoying a rock-royalty makeover with a bottle redesign by Jade Jagger, daughter of the Rolling Stones’ Mick. Elegant curves flank the vial, which is circled at the neck with a midnight blue ribbon affixed with the Guerlain signet – but it still holds that iconic mix of vanilla, iris, tonka bean and opopanax, from $72.
TEMPTU UNDEREYE CONCEALER
Shot through with a core of UV light-transforming properties that blurs lines into soft-focus, the pro-loved brand’s vitamin-infused concealer, $28, offers perfectly blendable color that smoothly covers circles while calming skin with natural skin soothers.
NARS THE BEAUTIFUL LIFE PALETTE
Inspiring us to pack up and jet off with the beau monde, this zip-up palette, $55, holds the season’s essential colors for lips and eyes, including four perfect lipsticks and two forever-flattering blushes.
LADY MILLION BY PACO RABANNE
Modeled after the famed 140-carat Regent diamond, Lady Million’s faceted bottle holds an opulent mix of neroli, bitter orange, sambic jasmine and gardenia, from $48 for a 1-oz. eau de parfum spray.
EVE LOM MORNING CLEANSER
The celebrity facialist’s latest launch is a lighter take on her original cult-favorite cleanser, featuring exotic natural ingredients like aromatic hops, eucalyptus, Egyptian chamomile, clove oils, and exfoliating papaya enzymes, $60.
BORGHESE FANGO ACTIVE MUD
A classic since it debuted on the beauty scene 25 years ago, the original Tuscan-sourced mud today comes in five varieties, from $34 a jar, to sooth and improve just about any beauty concern – including the brightening power of blushing-pink Brillante. A classic since it debuted on the beauty scene 25 years ago, the original Tuscan-sourced mud today comes in five varieties, from $34 a jar, to sooth and improve just about any beauty concern – including the brightening power of blushing-pink Brillante.
THIERRY MUGLER WOMANITY
As eclectic as the gender that inspired it, the designer’s new scent embodies an olfactory surprise with compelling components that balance sweet notes of fig with a savory caviar accord, from $40.
VOLUM' EXPRESS THE FALSIES MASCARA
Help puny lashes fake it ‘till they make it with Maybelline New York’s newest mascara, $7, which uses a fiber-enriched formula to pump up volume in a single sweep of its flexible, clump-banishing brush.
BOSCIA BLACK MASK
Who ever imagined that peel-off masks could get even more compulsively fun? Boscia has one-upped the exfoliating marvel with a vitamin-packed licorice-whip black formula, $34, that pulls out bacteria and impurities to unveil an unparalleled glow.
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