2010's Best New Beauty Products To Put A Spring In Your Step

With only two months left until spring (we're choosing to ignore Punxsutawney Phil), it's no wonder we're having a case of the Winter Arrrghs. We miss the bronzed, healthy skin of warmer months and makeup colors that didn't involve your dull palette of browns and nudes. Instead of beating our serious depression with an Ativan, we're discovering the latest winter-battling beauty trends for 2010 so you don't have to. From shimmery violet eyes and gorgeous blush cheeks to replenished skin and repaired hair, there's a rainbow of products to satisfy the addictions of serious beauty junkies at every price point.
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Elizabeth Riley, head of Public relations for shu uemura, says purple tints for eyes are spring's Next Big Thing, "I love this color because it instantly enhances the color of blue, green, and hazel eyes." And of course, theatrical lashes are always in.
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Above, from left, Edward Bess Definying Eyeliner, $29, Bergdorf Goodman, 212-872-8826; Dolce & Gabbana Intimate Sensuality Eyeshadow Quad in Petal, $59, Saks.com; (March), Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Gel, 10.95, CVS; Kat Von D High Frequency Mascara, $18, Sephora.com
Lips:
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Who doesn't have serious lip anxiety come snow season? Healthy glosses, major nourishment, and moisturizing plumpers are all definitely on our radar. Michelle Edgar, Beauty Director at OK! Magazine, says "when it comes to your lips, remember not to neglect them! After exfoliating , use a soothing lip balm. I love applying this product before going to sleep because sometimes my lips dry out over night and a light lip balm is really moisturizing without being too greasy."
Clockwise, from above left: aerie Lip Gloss, $10.50, aerie stores nationwide; CoverGirl ShineBlast Lip Gloss, $7.49, Duane Reade; Mission Skincare Revitalizing Lip Therapy Gel, $3.99, missionskincare.com; Nude Lips, $14, Sephora, sephora.com
Cheeks:
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Get a natural looking flush, but not the cold induced kind. "Even on the red carpet, we're seeing less makeup than ever before," says Gwen Flamberg, Beauty Director at Us Weekly . "With more neutral eye makeup and pale lips, cheeks become the focal point of the face, with contouring majorly back on trend. Another huge trend includes a practically bare eye with ruby lips and a pop of pinky peach on cheeks. This look is fresh and fabulous and best of all, totally effortless. Anyone can do it!"
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Clockwise, from right: Stila Yumberry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain, $24, stilacosmetics.com; Laura Mercier Radiant Creme Color Limited Edition, $35.00, lauramercier.com; Benefit Sugarbomb, $28, sephora.com; shu uemura Radiant Stick, $40, shuuemura-usa.com
Skin:
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Icy temperatures and biting winds create some major problems--redness, flakiness, dryness, and dullness. Who wouldn't want that glowing-from-within look, silky smooth skin, and some serious replenishment? Beauty guru Sunday Riley says, "Exfoliate at least once a week, and really make an effort to wash/rinse your skin morning and night with distilled or soft water instead of hard, tap water. The minerals in hard water (especially when it is heated), can dry on your skin, causing irritation and dryness."
Above, clockwise from top left: Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Cream, $410, Bergdorf Goodman (Until February 13th you can make an appointment for a complimentary 1-hour Orchidée Impériale Facial by calling 212-872-2734); Jouer Protect and Replenish Hydrating Powder SPF39, $32, henrybendel.com; philosophy hope springs eternal deep sea revitalizing mask, $25.00, philosophy.com; L'Occitane Ultra Rich Face Cream, $39, usa.loccitane.com
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From left, SkinCeuticals Pigment Regulator $85, skinceuticals.com; Dr. Grossman Botanical Cleansing Bar, $24, dgskincare.com; Priori CoffeeBerry Perfecting Mineral Foundation, $45, prioriskincare.com; Sunday Riley Gray Exposée Cleanser, $45, barneys.com
Hair:
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Cold fronts do a number on every type of hair. Ryan Trygstad, Head & Shoulders celebrity stylist, says " I recommend to my clients to keep their hair moisturized via deep conditioning treatments during the winter. To prevent hair dryness during the winter and in fact, year round, I tell them to use a shampoo and conditioner system to really clean the scalp for a great foundation to grow strong and healthy looking hair."
From left, Living Proof No Frizz Leave-in Condioner, $24, livingproof.com; Kelly Van Gogh Wonderlust Hair Tonic,$28 at kellyvangogh.com; Hercut Long Layers, $28, sephora.com; Head & Shoulders Smooth & Silky, $4.74, CVS
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