Philosophy introduces limited-edition Hope in a Jar
PHOENIX Philosophy is rolling out a commemorative, limited edition of one of its popular moisturizers.
Hope in a Jar, Philosophy’s original formula moisturizer, will be available in a box adorned with sparkling red glitter and features a strong message of hope, the company said.
Philosophy’s limited-edition Hope in a Jar is available for purchase during the holiday season at Philosophy.com, Sephora, Ulta and select department stores in 2-oz., 4-oz. and 8-oz. sizes, for $38, $60 and $105, respectively.
EcoTools expands, updates cosmetic brushes
GURNEE, Ill. EcoTools is brushing up on its cosmetic accessories.
The eco-friendly bath and beauty products maker announced the availability of three brand-new cosmetic brushes and two revised brush sets, which now can be purchased at Ulta and Walgreens.
New to the EcoTools collection are:
The bamboo Minishing Kabuki ($6.99), which has varying hair lengths to provide a sheer, delicate finish that is soft on skin;
The bamboo smudge eyeliner brush with sharpener ($3.99), which features a two-in-one design to streamline smudging and sharpening; and
The recycled aluminum retractable foundation brush ($5.99), a polished, portable brush prepped for storage and featuring recycled aluminum and a retractable design.
In addition to the new products, the bamboo six-piece brush set ($12.99) has been upgraded to a fold-over hemp bag with separate compartments. Additionally, the bamboo five-piece travel brush set ($9.99) offers a larger zip-up pouch that houses both brushes and beauty essentials. Both products now feature cork in the case closure and zipper for a natural, neat finish.
Borba bringing capsule collection to Walgreens
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. Borba, a maker of nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals, is expanding its portfolio with an exclusive Walgreens capsule collection of skin care products and supplements.
The 19-piece collection ranges from advancements in skin care, such as a 4-in-1 active cleanser to a 100+ SPF cream for mass. In addition, a supplement line encompassing weight management, anti-aging, skin clarity and stress relief in a snack-based form are priced from $9.99.
"Today, women are shopping at retail channels for beauty innovations," stated creator and celebrity esthetician Scott-Vincent Borba. "No longer are cutting-edge, clinically advanced formulas only found at the doctor’s office or department store. I specifically created my Borba Walgreens capsule collection as a way to make my celebrity techniques and approach accessible to all women and am already experiencing an overwhelming response from advanced pre-ordering availability."
To help kick off the national January 2011 debut, Borba has authored a beauty book based on his "inside-out" approach. The book, titled "Skintervention: The Personalized Solution for Healthier, Younger and Flawless-Looking Skin," includes secret celebrity tips, skin-benefiting recipes, lifestyle recommendations and celebrity testimonials.