NotebookDecember 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
Three students from the Aveda Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, have won the first-ever Edwin Neill II Full Potential Award, which was created to honor the late Edwin Neill II, CEO and founder of Neill Corporation, Hammond, LA. Josh Rodriguez, Amanda Lewis and Evelyn Perez competed as a team to create the winning look, shown here, and received an all-expenses-paid trip to Miami for Offspring Miami Jam. —M.D.
The first-ever Edwin Neill II Full Potential Award goes to the Aveda Institute in St. Petersburg, FL.
The holidays can be a stressful time, making it the perfect occasion to treat your clients to a little something extra with their cappuccinos or tea. How about decadent pieces of seasonal fudge from Bella's Confections? The packaging may be cute, but it's the smooth, creamy fudge that's won over such celebrities as Meryl Streep, Patrick Dempsey and Jennifer Hudson. Available in holiday flavors like Pumpkin Pecan Spice, Peppermint Stick Bark and Holiday Jubilee, Bella's Confections' fudge has also been featured in gift bags at the Emmys and Oscars. Order online at bellaconfections.com. —C.W.
Green by Nature's body scrubs are full of natural exfoliants that gently and effectively remove dead skin and grime, leaving you smooth and revitalized. Best yet, the paraben-free scrubs come in a variety of delicious-smelling flavors: Mint Green Tea, Lavender Vanilla, Banana Shea, Ginger Lemon, Almond Cocoa, Lemon Verbena and Chamomile Rose. greenbynaturebeauty.com —L.A.
American Fashion (Assouline, 2007) was commissioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and written by Charles Scheips, a cultural historian, journalist and curator. The book traces the evolution of American fashion from 1929 to today with more than 300 iconic photographs and portraits of more than 100 designers. It's required reading for fashionistas everywhere. assouline.com —C.W.