New and NotableMay 1, 2008 By: Marianne Dougherty, Carrie Watson, Natalie Gonzalez American Salon
It's in the Bag
Attract attention to your retail area with the new Classic Montage Shopping Bag from ACTION BAG COMPANY. This colorful floral bag with matching black rope handle is available in two sizes to accommodate every retail purchase. These bags are sure to brighten both you and your clients' day. actionbag.com
Twice as Nice
Davines' two new Smoothing Hydrating Body Oils, Sevilla10 and Napoli28, can be used as body oils or invigorating massage oils. Rich in jojoba oil, each formula features a different scent. Napoli28 is fresh and crisp, with notes of mandarin, jasmine and rose; Sevilla10 has a woody, sweeter aroma of teak, musk and mint. davines.com
Good Fortunes takes fortune cookies to the next level. Their giant treats weigh almost a pound, and the customizable fortunes make this cookie a great gift. Featured here is the dark chocolate dessert, carefully drizzled with creamy, white chocolate. The cookies are also available in two other sizes and many other flavors. goodfortunes.com; 800/644-9474
Under the direction of Daniel Holzberger, Aveda Fredric's Institutes' team members Michelle Bertke, Katie Buken, Erin Limoli, Dede Mounce and Paul Suttles recently worked with makeup artist Dena Van Aggele and NAHA-winning photographer Babak. A shocking burst of color gives this classic bob with a strong fringe its edge.
When choosing a photographer to shoot the images for his new Web site and educational DVDs, Redken Education Artistic Director SAM VILLA found a kindred spirit in Xander Angeles, one of Asia's top photographers, who is known for capturing sincerity, passion and quality on film. The two collaborated on an array of photos, including the playful, carefree one seen here, for the first DVD release from Villa's Aspire Tour, called BOBology. Visit samvilla.com to learn more.
NEW & NOTABLE
Style Infinity is a new line of haircare products developed by Jacqueline Tarrant, a former product development specialist and director of education at L'Oréal USA. Drawing on her knowledge of, and passion for, haircare, Tarrant developed pH-balanced formulas that are botanically based and chock-full of regenerating proteins and vitamins. The Peppermint Detoxifying Shampoo and the French Vanilla Hair Restoration Complex are just two of the offerings that are sure to delight the senses. styleinfinity.com