THIS WEEK IN BEAUTY….
Jennifer Connelly for Shiseido: Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly has been named Shiseido’s new global spokesperson and the face of the brands popular skincare line, Future Solution LX. “I am honored to be working with Shiseido again and to be representing the Future Solution LX line globally,” said Jennifer Connelly who previously represented the brand in Asia. “Like Shiseido, I believe it is important to prepare now for our future well being. I look forward to sharing my journey with Future Solution LX with women worldwide.” Connelly’s first advertising campaign will debut Fall 2012.
Schick Xtreme3 Debuts Eco-Friendly Razor: Schick Extreme3 released the latest in its Eco line, the first disposable razor to use 100 percent recycled plastic in the production of its handle and 100 percent post-consumer paper in its packaging. “We know consumers are doing their part to live more sustainably, and we wanted to provide a simple way for them to do so with their shave,” said Suma Nagaraj, brand manager for Schick Xtreme3®. “At Schick, we’re taking proactive steps to minimize the impact of our products and manufacturing processes on the environment, and we’re continually looking for ways to improve—creating this product was the next step in our journey.” The Schick Extreme3 Eco is currently available at Wal-Mart and will be more wildly available in April.
Dr. Miracle’s Introduces Curl Care Collection: A leader in the ethnic hair category, Dr. Miracle’s, introduces Curl Care by Dr. Miracle’s; its first ever specialty collection to treat and maintain natural, curly and wavy hair. Recognizing the latest natural trend in hair, the brand introduces a collection of hair care products designed to help users get and keep long-lasting healthy curls. The collection includes a Rehydrating Shampoo, Nourishing Conditioner, Boosting & Defining Leave-in Conditioner, Frizz Control Serum, Soft Hold Creme and Weightless Moisturizing Creme.
THIS WEEK IN FASHION…
Vans Gets Super Cool for School: Vans Custom Culture announces latest art contest for high school students. High school students are challenged to design custom pairs of Vans and the top five winners will be flown to LA to compete in the Art Showcase this May for a grand prize of $50,000 which will be donated to their school’s art department. The final winner will be announced in May of this year and high school students can visit http://vans.com/customculture to enter.
Envirosax benefits Surfrider Foundation with new limited edition collection: Envirosax has unveiled its new limited edition water-inspired collection of reusable bags to benefit the Surfrider Foundation. With their latest collaboration the two hope to raise awareness around the issue single-use plastics in marine environments. “Our oceans, lakes and waterways are beautiful elements of nature we want our children and grandchildren to enjoy,” said Envirosax CEO Belinda Coker. “We hope to inspire everyone to reuse. One tiny change is like a drop of water into a pond – it has the power of creating a big ripple effect. We hope that all of the small changes people make by using our bags will make a huge impact in order to preserve and protect our environment.” Envirosax will be donating $0.50 of every bag sold to the Surfrider Foundation in support of its Rise Above Plastics campaign.
Rent the Runway Announces First Pop-up Shop: The company that brings designer fashions to the everyday fashionista has announced its first ever pop-up shop in West Hollywood this coming Valentine’s Day weekend. Guests can try-on and rent dresses and accessories from their favorite designers as well as receive complimentary Lancome makeup touch-ups. The pop-up shop will be up Saturday February 11th through Monday February 13th at 8401 West Sunset Boulevard Mezzanine Level (studio 3 & 4) West Hollywood, CA 90069. Click Here for tickets
Moms-to-be Get Dressed by InStyle Magazine and A Pea in the Pod: Well known online shopping site for maternity clothing, A Pea in the Pod, has teamed up with InStyle Magazine to introduce a workweek collection for expectant career moms. The collection debuted at a “5 Days of Style” event at Destination Maternity’s flagship store in NYC on February 2nd and is set to roll out with personal style events across all Destination Maternity stores February 7 – February 12.
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