Discover award-winning beauty products from the New York Gift Fair
Wednesday 02 February 2011
From candles that melt into lotions to fragrance collections inspired by Victorian social clubs, the beauty products awarded at NYGF's EX.TRACTS beauty exhibition are sure to surprise even the savviest of beauty geeks.
The top prize in the bath and body category was taken by Illume's Ginger & Sea Salt Lotion Candle, a blend of shea butter, olive oil and soy that creates a rich lotion as it melts, followed by Caswell-Massey's Onyx Natural Bath Soap and FarmhouseFresh's Hello! Yellow body cream.
Royal Apothic proved that scent collections are big in perfumes right now, winning in the cosmetics and fragrance section with its Society of Scents inspired by social clubs of England's Victorian Age. Runners-up were Sonoma Lavender's Ocean Air Sachet-By-The-Yard and Jao's Outscent perfume with insect repellant.
Care about the eco-friendliness of your products? Then take good note of Lotus Love Beauty's Soy Wax Travel Tin Candle, which led the pack in natural and organic cosmetics, as well as finalists Ton Savon's Pure Provence Moroccan Organic Soap and Bare Kiss Skincare's Deep Sea Soap.
Simpatico-Home, Xela Aroma, and Aquiesse received awards for their product packaging, while Tatine's Foundry scented candle collection won "best of show."
EX.TRACTS, one of ten divisions of the New York International Gift Fair, runs through February 3 at the city's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Find more information about the featured products at http://nyigf.com/.
Life & Style blogs
Ebola outbreak: Virus to kill 67,000 in Monrovia by December, claims academic study
Alexander Wang for H&M: Pumping video of the campaign filmed in London has been released
Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
What do the text messages between you and your partner reveal about your relationship?
Controversy over Queen's 'first tweet' at London's Science Museum
- 1 Revolutionary lost Caravaggio painting 'Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy' identified
- 2 McKamey Manor: This 'extreme' haunted house is the stuff of nightmares
- 3 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 4 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 5 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
£110 - £200 per day: Randstad Education Leeds: Secondary Maths Teacher for spe...
£40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd:...
£30000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent benefits: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd:...
£35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd:...