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Posted by Total Beauty 04/08/13 at 03:05PM

Diane Kruger will be the new face of Chanel's skin care line to be released later this year. The fashion brand selected Kruger because of her "natural elegance and beauty," and her "cosmopolitan spirit." But Kruger is no rookie when it comes to Chanel campaigns -- she first represented the brand's Allure perfume in 1996 and also appeared in ads for the Paris-Biarritz line in 2007. Source: StyleList

Swarovski will be releasing its first makeup and fragrance collection -- incorporating crystals (obviously) in both the products and the precious packaging. The Aura by Swarovski line will include fragrance, lipstick, and body shimmer. Source: POPSUGAR

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law that bans children under 17 from using commercial tanning beds. This new law stemmed from the "Tanning Mom" case, in which a New Jersey woman allegedly sent her 5-year-old daughter in a tanning booth. It's a surprising move from the state that popularized "Gym, Tan, Laundry," but we're thrilled. Source: NY Post

The Fragrance Foundation has revealed its finalists for the 2013 Fragrance Foundation Awards. These selections will be narrowed down at the Finalist Breakfast on April 19, and the final winners named at the Awards on June 12 at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. Check to see if any of your favorite fragrances made the cut:

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Luxury
ALIEN Essence Absolue by Thierry Mugler (Clarins Fragrance Group)
Annick Goutal Nuit Etoilée (Beauté Prestige International)
Bond No. 9 Central Park West (Laurice & Co./Bond No. 9 New York)
Chanel Coco Noir
Florabotanica by Balenciaga Paris (Coty Prestige)
Gucci Premiere (P&G Prestige Products)
Hermès L’Ambre Des Merveilles (Beauté Prestige International)
Jivago Rose Gold (Ilana Jivago Inc.)
Miss Dior Le Parfum by Dior
Tom Ford Café Rose by Tom Ford Beauty

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Prestige
Coach Poppy Blossom by Aramis & Designer Fragrances (The Estée Lauder Companies)
Dahlia Noir EDT (LVMH Fragrance Brands)
Dolce and Gabbana Pour Femme (P&G Prestige Products)
DOT Marc Jacobs (Coty Prestige)
Issey Miyake Pleats Please (Beauté Prestige International)
Jimmy Choo Eau De Toilette (Interparfums Luxury Brands)
La Petite Robe Noire by Guerlain
L.I.L.Y by Stella McCartney
MARCHESA parfum d’extase by Sephora
Midnight Fleur by NEST Fine Fragrances

Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Popular
Christina Aguilera Red Sin (P&G Prestige Products)
Forever Red by Bath & Body Works
GAP Established 1969 (Inter Parfums USA)
Halle Berry Closer (Coty Beauty)
Justin Bieber’s Girlfriend (Elizabeth Arden)
Pink Friday Nicki Minaj (Elizabeth Arden)
Seduction Dark Orchid by Victoria’s Secret So Elixir Purple (Yves Rocher Amérique du Nord inc.)
Unplugged for Her (Avon Products, Inc.)
Victorinox Swiss Army (Victoria Victorinox Swiss Army, Inc.)

Source: Women's Wear Daily

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