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Best New Product Winners

September 28, 2012 | 6:42 AM
This week at the EX·TRACTS/New York International Gift Fair, winners of best new product in six categories were chosen from more than 70 entries. Here are this year’s winners and finalists, guaranteed to show up in a spa near you!

Best of Show:
for its James Boyce Collection by Voluspa.
These candles are made with apricot wax, palownia wood boxes and essential oils that blend with food or remove kitchen odors.

Bath & Body Category:
Winner: Compagnie de Provence for its Savon de Marseille Incense Lavender.
This luxury French hand and body wash is made of natural vegetable oils.
Finalist: Lady Primrose Products, for its Royal Extract Milk & Honey Bath.
Finalist: Erbaviva, for its Erbaviva Belly Butter.

Beauty Accessory Category:
Winner: Booty Parlor, for its "Don't Stop" massage candle.
This candle, made of natural soy wax, vitamins A and E, jojoba, olive and coconut oils, can be used as a candle or a massage oil.
Finalist: Napa Soap Company, for its Travel Shaving Soap Tin.
Finalist: HollyBeth's Natural Body Products, for its Wildflower Dry Oil.

Cosmetic & Fragrance Category:
Winner: Gianna Rose Atelier, for its Ceramic Fragrance Diffusers.
This kit comes with fragranced figurines and dish made of natural clay.
Finalist: Xéla Aroma, for its Xéla Furrever Scents Pup-Pourri Canine Aromasticks.
Finalist: Principessa Beauty, for its Piccolo Perfume.

Natural/Organic Category:
Winner: Berjang USA, Inc. exclusive distributor for VEGETABLE(S), for its Pure Moisturizing Pulp by VEGETABLE(S).
This day and night moisturizing cream is made from cucumber, tomato extract, beet extract and other active vegetable ingredients.
Finalist: Erbaviva, for its Erbaviva Baby Butter.
Finalist: Sapothecary, for its Sapothecary Soap.

Packaging Category:
Winner: Twist and Pout, for its Twist and Pout Lip Balm SPF-20.
A unique "lip protection confection," it’s made of beeswax, sesame seed oil, butter and oils presented in a patented ball.
Finalist: Sohum Cosmetics, for its Petite Perfumette.
Finalist: Jimmy Belasco, for its Eco Series by Jimmy Belasco.

Winners and finalists were selected by a panel of trade editors. Criteria included innovative design, creative use of materials/construction and use of new materials/technology.

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