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OPI unveils Miss Universe Collection

BY Antoinette Alexander

LOS ANGELES — OPI Products has inked a deal with the Miss Universe Organization to launch the Miss Universe Collection, with colors to be revealed June 14 in Las Vegas at a special event surrounding the 2011 Miss USA Pageant.

The reigning Miss USA, Rima Fakih; Miss Universe, Ximena Navarrete; and the Miss USA contestants will help OPI unveil the Miss Universe Collection at a private reception at Color, A Salon by Michael Boychuck at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

The Miss Universe Collection by OPI, featuring four new lacquers, will be available in September.

"This collection embodies the pageant’s femininity, grace and glamour, with a real sense of fun shown through these shades," stated Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI EVP and artistic director. "There is no better place to unveil the Miss Universe Collection than in The City of Lights."

In addition to launching the collection, Weiss-Fischmann will be a Miss USA Pageant judge on the live telecast scheduled for June 19 at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on NBC from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The winner of Miss USA will go on to compete in the Miss Universe competition on Sept. 12 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Orly introduces Happy Go Lucky collection

BY Antoinette Alexander

NEW YORK — Nail care brand Orly has announced the launch of its Happy Go Lucky collection of fun, edgy lacquers.

The collection exudes uninhibited creativity that adds instant liveliness to any wardrobe. The lacquers in Happy Go Lucky include:

  • Flirty: pink shimmer;

  • Frisky: teal crème;

  • Fresh: green crème; and

  • Frolic: purple crème.

The Happy Go Lucky Collection will be available starting July for $7.50 each. Orly nail lacquers and treatment products are available at OrlyBeauty.com, Sally Beauty, Ulta and other purveyors of beauty throughout the United States, and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

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Thinksport Livestrong sunscreen hits retail

BY Antoinette Alexander

AUSTIN, Texas — In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Thinksport and Livestrong have announced that Thinksport Livestrong sunscreen now is available online and in stores just in time for summer.

Online retailers carrying the sunscreen include Drugstore.com, CVS.com, Thinksport.co, Amazon.com and REI.com. The sunscreen also is available at most Golfsmith and Whole Foods Market stores nationwide.

Consumers in Austin, Texas, can find Thinksport Livestrong sunscreen in-store at the following retailers: Austin Bikes, Austin Tri Cyclist, Bettysport, Bicycle Sport Shop, Hill Country Running, Jack and Adam’s Bikes, Mellow Johnny’s, People’s RX, RunTex, Whole Earth Provision and Whole Foods Market. The product retails for $15.99.

Thinksport Livestrong sunscreen is positioned as a premium, nontoxic sun care product, and is the only sunscreen on the market that also directly supports the fight against cancer with the purchase of each tube, according to the company. Thinksport teamed up with Livestrong, the brand of the Lance Armstrong Foundation, to develop the product.

According to the manufacturer, highlights of Thinksport Livestrong sunscreen include:

  • First sunscreen to pass Whole Foods’ Premium Care requirements;

  • Provides broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection;

  • Highest-rated level of water resistance;

  • Mineral-based sunscreen with 20% zinc oxide;

  • No chemical UV absorbers, no PABA, no parabens, no BPA;

  • Does not contain biologically harmful chemicals;

  • A member of the Safe Cosmetics Campaign Compact; and

  • Formulation applies virtually clear and is not oily.

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May-17-2011 10:41 am

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