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ExTracts Expands Organics and Personal Care

By Nancy Jeffries, Contributing Editor | August 16, 2011

New York City exhibition features more than 100 suppliers of cosmetics, perfumes, skincare, bath & body care, beauty accessories, hair care, natural/organic products and well being lines.

ExTracts, part of the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF), held earlier this month, at New York City’s Jacob Javits Center, included an array of personal care products that tap into current trends in the market. A significant focus at the show was the increased number of personal care products, particularly natural and organic lines.The exhibition showcases the latest innovations, featuring more than 100 suppliers of cosmetics, perfumes, skincare, bath & body care, beauty accessories, hair care, natural/organic products and well being lines.
 

As a part of the NYIGF, with more than 2,800 exhibiting companies, 35,000 expected attendees, and more than 85 countries represented, ExTracts represents a dynamic personal care and beauty market. “In response to continued consumer demand for natural and organic products, we are expanding these resources at ExTracts,” said Melissa Engongoro, ExTracts sales manager. “The summer market also offers buyers access to an increased number of personal care suppliers.”
 

First time, as well as returning exhibitors at the show included Kat Burki, for bath & body and fragrance; Lollipop Beauty Bar, for personal care; Nest Fragrance, fragrance and personal care, with an innovative collection of scented candles; True Archer, for candles and skin care; Londons, for luxury fragrances; Niche Marketing, a distributor of such lines as Ed Hardy, True Religion, and Katy Perry; and many more.

 

(Top row, l-r) Christian Falkenberg, GLM vice president and NYIGF Show Manager,Melissa Engongoro, Extracts Sales Manager and Jaime Kelly, Extracts Sales Representative present the awards to the summer 2011 Extracts winners: Chris Wilkey, vice president of European Soaps, LLC, Virginia Aspy, National Sales Manager of Votivo and Michael Sedlacek, co-owner of Worker B.

(Bottom row, l-r): Karen Nathanson, president of Whats Hot! Inc., Barbara Bruce Ross, president of B. Witching Bath Co., Liesa Helfen, co-owner of Worker B and Christopher Valiante, brand ambassador – USA of Ecoya.

Newcomers in the natural/organic category included Anjolie Ayurveda, for handmade soaps; Rica Bath & Body, handcrafted bath and body products; Soapwalla, Inc., for skin care; and Worker B, makers of handcrafted lotions and balms, featuring such products as Scented Lotion, a lotion/serum based on essential oils which are honey-bee pollinated, Lotion Bar, a full body conditioning and massage bar, Rescue Putty, to treat skin cracks, cuticles, gardening hands and bug bites, and The Propolizer, a 50% propolis tincture and dietary supplement, which is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and utilizes propolis, which functions as the immune system of the beehive.
 
ExTracts also welcomed returning exhibitors, 80 Acres of McEvoy Ranch, for handcrafted olive-oil based bath & body products; B Witching, artisanal soaps and bath products; Lotus Love Beauty, handmade bath & body products; Napa Soap Company, handmade soaps; Olivina, artisanal olive-oil based bath & body and personal care products; and Tatine, for handmade candles.
 
ExTracts Extends Its Reach
 

ExTracts continued its long standing partnership with the Day Spa Association, offering a seminar program on Spa Retailing for Buyers and Suppliers, which focused on the perspectives of both suppliers and buyers, addressing emerging trends and multiple channel retailing, and also continued its tradition of recognizing excellence in the five categories of Bath & Body, Beauty Accessory, Cosmetic & Fragrance, Natural/Organic, and Packaging, as well as a Best of Show overall winner. Winners were selected by trade and consumer editors, based on such criteria as innovative product concept, industry need, aesthetic appeal, creative use of materials, and creative packaging.

Best of the Best is Worker B, Worker B Rescue Putty.
And the ExTracts Summer 2011 winners were…
 

Bath & Body
European Soaps, LLC for their Argan Bath Collection (Winner)
Poo-Pouri, for Slap Happy – Natural Aging and UV Protection Hand Cream (Finalist)
RICA Bath & Body, for Soaking Stones (Finalist)
 

Beauty Accessory
What’s Hot! Inc., for Slice Tweezers (Winner)
Creative Hair Care, for the T Curve Thermal Brush (Finalist)
Worker B., for The Propolizer (Finalist)
 

Cosmetics & Fragrance
Votivo, for Flouré Collection of Candles (Winner)
Lubin North America, for Black Jade fragrance (Finalist)
Caldrea, Crimson Pear Ginger Dish Soap Liquid (Finalist)
 

Natural/Organic
B.Witching Bath Co., B.Witching Organic Shaving Jelly (Winner)
Kat Burki, Tete a Tete Organic Lotion: Patchouli & Moss (Finalist)
Soapwalla Inc., Deodorant Cream (Finalist)
 

Packaging
Ecoya, Decadence by Ecoya (Winner)
Aquiesse, Embers (Finalist)
Royal Apothic, English Winter Collection (Finalist)
 

Best Overall
Worker B, Worker B Rescue Putty
 

NYIGF noted that of the anticipated 35,000 attendees overall, 6,000 of those represented the spa/salon segments. Other areas of the show included Baby & Child, Accent on Design, Handmade Global Design, The Gourmet Housewares Show, and Personal Accessories. Additional information about the New York International Gift Fair, and ExTracts, may be found at: www.nyigf.com.
 
 
 
 
 

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