OcalaOctober 1, 2006
By Dow Jones Newswires

WASHINGTON – Shares of Bare Escentuals Inc. rose sharply Friday, as the cosmetics maker had its trading debut on the Nasdaq Stock Market. The San Francisco-based company saw its stock rise 23 percent to close at $27.15 Friday. That was lower, however, than the opening price of $28, up 27 percent from the IPO price of $22.