Copper and bronze eye makeup added sparks to the runway show featuring Oscar de la Renta’s spring/summer collection. But, unlike in seasons past, the new metallics are more subtle than shiny. Look for a sheer shadow with a hint of shimmer, and pair it with dark-brown liner and peachy-pink lips.

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Lise Watier Havana Sun Dust ($30)
M.A.C Electro Flash Mineralize Eye Shadow in Two to Glow ($22)
L’Oréal Paris
Voluminous Naturale Mascara in Black ($9.95)
Blushwear Cream Stick in Rosy Blush ($21.50)

What’s new? Waterworks
The Nobel Prize-winning discovery of aquaporins-protein membranes that act as water channels in the body-inspired P&G scientists to launch Aquacurrent Science, a new line of cosmetics, skin and hair products that channel moisture. “With hair care, it’s about managing the flow of water in and out of the hair,” explains P&G Beauty scientist Teca Gillespie. “Our new formulations help prevent moisture from entering your hair and frizzing it.” NOREEN FLANAGAN

Pantene Pro-V Beautiful Lengths Shampoo ($9)
Smoothers Aqua Liquid Makeup in 720 ($10)

Serenity now
Skipped yoga class? Shiseido Zen promises relaxation of an olfactory nature. The third instalment in the brand’s series (the first was introduced in 1964 and the second in 2000) features notes of rose and lotus flower-both known for their calming properties.

Shiseido Zen Eau de Parfum Spray ($65 for 50 mL).