NotebookMarch 1, 2008 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
Summon your inner Blues Brother with this Trilby hat from Jennifer Ouellette. 212/927-7451
Subu's charming notebooks come in a variety of colors, but they're green enough for even the most eco-conscious among us (Aveda loves them). Made from recycled materials and stitched together with hemp twine, the notebooks can be enhanced with an assortment of buttons in such shapes as flowers or squares and stamped with words, dragonflies, mannequins or other fun designs. subu.etsy.com —L.A.
Feel the rush with Redken For Men's new Invigorating System, which includes Mint Clean Invigorating Shampoo, Cool Finish Invigorating Conditioner and Chill Blast Daily Anti-Dandruff Leave-In treatment. Men love the minty fragrance, but they're also hooked on the results: stronger hair and a purified scalp. redkenformen.com —N.G.
The skincare experts at Exhale spas in New York City, Santa Monica, CA, Chicago, Dallas and Boston recently rolled out a new skincare menu of 15 amazing treatments. The jewel on the list is an innovative, 90-minute facial experience called Magic. It reduces inflammation, detoxifies skin and builds collagen and elastin using a combination of noninvasive treatments, such as sound waves, mushroom enzymes and antioxidant-loaded cocktails. "Magic heals the skin while beautifying it," says Red Zoë, director of skincare development. "It's good to get this treatment once a season, or before any important event." exhalespa.com —C.W.
Now that fashion forecasts are showing soft volume with some curl, you'll want to try the new Technique #400 two-inch round brush from The Cricket Company. Tourmaline ionic and static-free bristles infuse moisture into the hair and scalp, while eliminating flyaways. Antimicrobial protection infused into the plastic also helps guard against the growth of bacteria. cricketco.com —M.D.
Keep feet warm and comfortable even during the cold winter months with SPA Pedi-Sox by Pedi-Sox. These extra thick cotton socks not only protect feet from the cold, but they also keep polish from smudging and help moisturizers and lotion absorb better in the skin for soft and smooth feet. 888/536-1577 —N.P.