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WebMaster Come summer, The Amazing Spider-Man swings into theaters, and OPI will be along for the ride with a new limited-edition nail lacquer collection of six shades d one shatter inspired by the Columbia Pictures film. he colors capture the movie’s exciting atmosphere, with ndout shades like Into the Night, a deep shimmering blue, d Just Spotted the Lizard, a metallic golden green,” says SuziWeiss-Fischmann, OPI executive vice president and rtistic director. Also likely to be a hit: Shatter the Scales, a eep green shimmer Shatter coat. opi.com—K.D. CENT & THE CITY New York City-based fragrance company Bond No. 9 has delivered yet another dazzling aroma in an equally alluring purple houndstooth package. The floral bouquet-meets-woody-musk scent of Central Park West will beckon clients to lighten up their springtime scent as they embark on a sensory journey to a Manhattan landmark. If that’s not enticing enough, the bottle is adorned with a pink floral blossom that can be worn as a brooch. bondno9.com—M.R. Main Squeeze Summer is all about radiant, youthful-looking complexions and one of the best ways to get the look is with skincare that’s akin to a vitamin for the face. Enter Truth Serum Collagen Booster from Ole Henriksen, whose Hollywood, CA, Face/Body Spa is a haven of rejuvenation for A-listers. The high-powered vitamin C elixir helps smooth out lines and wrinkles while preventing further damage. Its counterpart, Truth Crème Advanced Hydration, combines cutting-edge technology with collagen-stimulating palmitoyl tripeptide-5 and a multiple-fruit extract to deliver unparalleled skin hydration. olehenriksen.com—K.D. Blooming Beauty Bring on the scent of summer with FarmHouse Fresh’s new Front Porch Punch Shea Butter Soap, featuring a fruity aroma of mango, melon, strawberry and grapefruit. Beyond moisturizing t natural ingredients live and sweet almond and sulfate-free soap is a mini natural flowerpot aining a small soil pellet and a bag of wildflower seeds—perfect for windowsill planting. farmhousefreshgoods com—L.A. 40 American Salon May 2012 FRIENDLYMATCH After a long stay in the United States, Parisian-based art director and graphic designer Vahram Muratyan launched his first blog in the fall of 2010, an online travel journal comparing the many attributes of Paris and New York City. The popular blog, which garnered more than 1.5 million page views in the first few months, spawned Paris Versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities (Penguin, 2012), an engaging little coffee table book full of colorful graphics and clever tag lines. Ponder the advantages of la bise (the kiss) versus the handshake or debate the merits of the baguette as opposed to the bagel.—L.A. Feelin’ Groovy Sisters Heidi and Susie Bauer drew on motifs from their 1960s and ’70s childhoods to design their Rock Scissor Paper collection of note cards, stationery, invitations, journals and coasters. The bright florals and whimsical images evoke the happiest vibes of that bygone era, while printing with soy-based inks on recycled paper exemplifies 21st century eco-chic. rockscissorpaper.com —K.F. EDITOR’S PICK!
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