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New Products for Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

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2013-12-05T18:30:00Z New Products for Friday, Dec. 6, 2013Compiled by Philip Potempa,, (219) 852-4327

Toasting time

Quirk Publishing's new recipe book "Winter Cocktails: Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitches and Cocktail Party Snacks" by María Del Mar Sacasa is perfect for bar basics, party prep tips and easy entertaining advice for the holidays. It offers more than 100 season recipes for cold-weather cocktails that will impress friends and family, while putting a rosy glow on cheeks. This detailed and photo-rich cocktail book covers hot toddies, mulled wines, and mulled ciders; spiked hot chocolates, eggnogs, coffees and teas; punches and pitchers for serving a crowd; and chilled cocktails for one.

WHERE TO BUY: $22.95 in stores or online

Holiday help

Phillip Kingsley's Pure Silver Shampoo and Conditioner is formulated to brighten all shades of gray. It keeps yellow tones at bay and softens wiriness associated with hair that has lost pigment. Instantly adding shine to dull discolored strands, and perfect for every shade of gray. Designed with violet hues and optical brighteners to reduce the appearance of yellow discoloration, giving hair a dramatically brighter and glossier appearance while a gentle cleanser supplies vital moisture, leaving hair lustrous and manageable. It contains lavender oil for a calming fragrance and is deal for brightening highlights between coloring.

WHERE TO BUY: $25 at

Universal glow

Galaxy FX, the latest FX collection from ORLY, draws inspiration from constellations, with the lacquers uniquely formulated with a Black Space Base or Milky White Base, and dusted with an array of glitters, creating a multi-dimensional, celestial finish. With six galactic shades to choose from, nails are destined to be "out of this world." All ORLY Nail Lacquers including the Galaxy FX Collection are formulated without DBP, Toluene and all traces of Formaldehyde and Formaldehyde Resin. The Galaxy FX Collection will be available starting January 2014.

WHERE TO BUY: $10 at, Sally Beauty or Ulta

Steel clean

Grilling is now a culinary hobby that highlights menus throughout the year. With grills getting more use than ever before, a great gift for the holiday season is Grill Daddy Pro, the grill cleaning tool that utilizes an ergonomic design and steam-cleaning technology to keep grills spotless, without the use of chemicals. It cleans with the power of steam to remove caked on food residue and grease, without the use of harsh chemicals. A sturdy handle and ergonomic design body provide leverage while protecting hands from grill heat, and it is made of double gauge stainless steel, easily replaceable and dishwasher safe.

WHERE TO BUY: $19.99 at: Home Depot, Ace Hardware, Amazon, Walmart and

The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer. He can be reached at or (219) 852-4327.

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