Winners of Summer 2008 EX•TRACTS
best in showSohum, from Melbourne, Australia, for its Royale Collection, a range of 10 new fragrances, wrapped like sweets for ready gifting. www.sohumcosmetics.com.
bath & body
Es’Scents International, from San Ramon, California, for its Lavish Bath Melts—moisture-rich cocoa butter infused with natural botanicals indigenous to the Scottish Highlands. www.highlandaromatics.net.
beauty accessoryWhat’s Hot!, from Woodbury, New York, for its eyeSlices, disposable eye treatment pads, patented with hydrogel technology.
cosmetic & fragrance
Mommy Makeup, from New York, New York, 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. www.mommymakeup.com.
Erbaviva, from Northridge, California, for its Organic Deodorant, with pure, blended organic essential oils chosen for their natural bacteria-fighting and odor-reducing properties. www.erbaviva.com.
POO~POURRI, from Dallas, Texas, for its “before-you-go” bathroom freshener. www.poopourri.net.