NotebookJuly 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
Perfect for summer's heat is a cool, relaxing bath . . . in ice cream. ME! Bath Ice Cream's fizzing scoops, including Apricot Harvest, Chocolate Covered Strawberry, Cranberry Fig, Green Tea and Tropical Guava, contain six natural oils and purifying, hydrating minerals that soothe the skin and help reduce wrinkles. mebath.com —A.A.
With hints of grapefruit, orange and eucalyptus, the Agrume candle from Alora Ambiance smells as sweet as it looks. The company makes candles in 11 different fragrances—all are soy-based so they burn clean without creating soot and smoke like paraffin candles often do. Air fresheners and diffusers are also available. aloraambiance.com —C.W.
Papa is a Rolling Stone
Rogue rock star Keith Richards is making a big splash on the silver screen thanks to his small but pivotal role in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End . Richards—the muse for Johnny Depp's mascara-wearing, dreadlocked Captain Jack Sparrow—plays Captain Teague, Sparrow's dad, and the resemblance is uncanny. "Hair plays an important role in the trilogy, so I decided to create a wig that was inspired by Johnny's signature dreaded, braided and beaded mane," says Martin Samuel, the department head and hair designer for all three films. "I knew Keith was crazy about silver crosses so I scoured L.A. and managed to assemble a great collection, which I sewed into the dreads, braids and wig before adding a bandana."—K.D.
Keith Richards at the premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
You Glow, Girl
Your clients can now match that sparkle in their eyes with a dab of shimmer on their lips, thanks to the new Pretty Pink Lip Shimmer from BED HEAD's Girl on the Glow summer makeup collection. The gloss is great worn on its own or over the cult-favorite Big Fat Fun Smudgie Lip Liner. tigihaircare.com —C.W.
Grapeseed oil and shea butter combine in the Fleur de Vigne French-Milled Soap from Parisian skincare line CAUDALÍE. Its delicate, fresh fragrance is derived from the Fleur de Vigne, a tiny grape blossom that flowers in France's vineyards in June and heralds the start of the autumn grape harvest. The soap is gentle enough for the face and body. caudalie.com —C.W.