Saturday, March 13, 2010

Spring Beauty Trend 2010: Pom Pom Products

The sweet treat isn't only great for your eating pleasures on a hot spring day, but is one of the main ingredients in several amazing beauty products. The pomegranate is native to the region of Persia and the Himalayan ranges of India, and has been cultivated in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Mediterranean Region or several millennia. Antioxidant-rich extracts and acids from the ever-popular pomegranate infuse spring launches for your face and body.

Marc Jacobs Pomegranate

One in a collection of three limited edition Parisian patisserie-inspired splashes, this fresh scent fuses notes of pomegranate, mandarin flowers, lemon chiffon and violet. A sweet drydown of sugared musk, vanilla and
amber finishes off the olfactive treat. $68 (Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor Marc Jacobs, Nordstrom, Saks, Sephora)

Sulwhasoo Overnight Vitalizing Treatment

Korea’s best-selling skin care brand, Sulwhasoo, comes to the U.S. this spring. A star product: This overnight treatment comprises rare six-year-old Korean ginseng and medicinal herbs to counteract dryness and fine lines. Extracts of walnut, white mulberry and pomegranate help brighten skin. $50 (Bergdorf Goodman)

Rodial Glamoxy Snake Serum

Rodial’s signature pomegranate ellagic tannin joins a synthetic version of the venom of an Asian viper to inhibit the contraction of muscle cells and relax expression lines. The Botox-like formula also purports to increase skin volume and build facial density. $150 (

Aveeno Positively Nourishing Smoothing Body Wash

This invigorating blend of lemongrass, grapefruit, rosemary and juicy pomegranate lathers up for a refreshing, skin-smoothing showering experience. $6.99 (mass retailers)

Ole Henriksen Feel the Difference Perfecting Mask With African Red Tea

This cooling mask delivers pomegranate, African red tea and vitamin E to calm skin and slow signs of aging. Algae extract tightens pores while citrus essential oils add antiseptic and purifying properties. $35 (Sephora,,

Photos courtesy of WWD


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