Ex*tracts Announces Best New Products of Summer 2008

by Bionic Beauty on 03.Sep.2008 · 3 comments

Best Beauty and Skincare Product Winners
Sohum’s Royale Collection Bon Bon Packaging claimed the “Best of Show” title today in the Best New Product Awards at EX·TRACTS®: New discoveries in beauty and wellness. Awards were also presented in five product-specific categories – Bath & Body, Beauty Accessory, Cosmetic & Fragrance, Natural/Organic and Packaging – with winners and finalists selected by a panel of trade and consumer editors. Criteria included innovative design, creative use of materials/construction and use of new materials/technology.

The winners and finalists, selected from nearly 100 entries, are:

Sohum (Melbourne, Australia) for its Royale Collection, a range of ten new fragrances, wrapped like a sweet for ready gifting.

Winner: Es’Scents International (San Ramon, CA) for its Lavish Bath Melts, moisture rich cocoa butter infused with natural botanicals indigenous to the Scottish Highlands.
Finalist: Honeycat Cosmetics (New York, NY) for its Chocolate Bath Melt Treats.
Finalist: Pharmacopia (San Rafael, CA) for its Body Basics Travel Set.

Winner: What’s Hot! (Woodbury, NY) for its eyeSlices, disposable eye treatment pads, patented with hydrogel technology.
Finalist: Lady Primrose (Dallas, TX) for its Tryst Kiss Blotting Papers and Case.
Finalist: Es’Scents International (San Ramon, CA) for its Woolly Bathers Bag.

Winner: Mommy Makeup (New York, NY) for its Clean-n-Casual Kit; the kit includes five products for the whole face – from start to finish – creating a fresh, bright-eyed look and including paint by number instructions.
Finalist: Joya (New York, NY) for its New York Mixology scented candle.
Finalist: Soular Therapy (San Antonio, TX) for its Blessed fragrance.

Winner: Erbaviva (Northridge, CA) for its Organic Deodorant, with pure, blended organic essential oils chosen for their natural bacteria fighting and odor reducing properties.
Finalist: AROMAFLORIA (Huntington Station, NY) for its 100% Organic Mineral Bath Salts.
Finalist: Lotus Love Beauty (San Diego, CA) for its Surya Collection.

Winner: POO~POURRI (Dallas, TX) for its POO~POURRI, “before-you-go” bathroom freshener.
Finalist: Mommy Makeup (New York, NY) for its Mommy’s Kisses.
Finalist: theBalm (San Francisco, CA) for its Big Mama set.


1 Henna September 3, 2008 at 9:30 am

Well this is interesting – I had no idea that awards like this even existed!

2 Jen September 3, 2008 at 10:15 pm

Hooray for Mommy Makeup and theBalm!

I met Debra the founder of Mommy Makeup this summer at Cosmoprof and yes, her packaging is classic and functional, and her makeup is goof-proof and everything multi-tasks. Perfect for busy women or moms who want to look great.

3 BionicBeauty September 4, 2008 at 12:42 am

Henna, Yeah, Extracts does seasonal awards. They are great fun to follow and sometimes you’ll find some fabulous new indie brands!

Jen, I have been SO wanting to try Mommy Makeup. Ahhh… maybe someday! 🙂 (Think it would be okay since I’m just a mom to my pets?)

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