American Salon Staff
1. L'OREAL CLASSIC SALON PRODUCTS
There are three new products entering the Nature's Therapy line, including Unfrizz Smoothing Shampoo, Smoothing Treatment, and Taming Creme. These offerings get a handle on unruly, hard-to-control hair by use of cationic technology that allows conditioning ingredients to attract and bond to the most frizzy areas of hair. For more information, call (800) 245-5014.
2. JOHN PAUL MITCHELL SYSTEMS
Looking to add some sparkle to clients' strands during the holiday season? Seal and Shine is a super spray-on conditioning product that performs as a protective shield to safeguard tresses from the damaging effects of thermal styling appliances. It locks in increased shine and prevents dehydration and static. Hair is left soft, manageable, and beautiful. For more information, ask your John Paul Mitchell Systems salon consultant or distributor.
The Lip Rescue Kit offers relief from the harsh winds of winter. It's the ultimate spa treatment for lips and guarantees fuller, softer, and sexier lips in a few minutes. The four products included in the offering are: Bare Luscious Lips Exfoliating Cream, Plump Pout Vitamin Enriched Lip Moisturizer, Volume Enhancing Lip Massager, and Pout Perfecting Gloss. For more information, call (800) 248-SKIN.
Color Vitality Blonde Treatment works on natural blonde, color-treated, highlighted, and gray hair. It brightens, detangles, and softens strands for easy comb-ability. A daily dose helps eliminate brassiness and smooth out snags whether wet or dry. Ingredients include panthenol for brightness and shine and a UV Blocking Complex for super sun protection. For more information, call (800) 342-5567.
Color Extend Injection Color-Charged Conditioners add a dash of vivid color and shine to locks in need. Formulated with Redken's exclusive Interbond Conditioning System, these new offerings provide proteins, antioxidant vitamins, and UV filters to help keep hues vibrant and rich. A new, patented chromatic direct dye technology has been added to the mix for long-lasting and visible enhancement. For more information, call (800) REDKEN8.
Aveda's Sensory Revival set revamps your senses and brings balance back to the body. The products renew skin, calm the mind, and infuse personal space with the sensual scents of sandalwood, frankincense, and myrrh. The kit includes Smoothing Body Polish, Replenishing Body Moisturizer, Soothing Aquatherapy, and an Aveda Love Pure-Fume Tealight candle. For more information, call (800) 328-0849.
Any styling option is in reach with the five product offerings from Matrix's new line Trix. DirtyTrix is a messy matte clay that can help create distressed effects. TexTrix is a texture-blast spray that gives hair grip and adds 3D texture, dimension, and volume. GlowTrix is a luminous creme smoother that adds gloss, polish, and smoothness. TufTrix is a strong, twisted gel that works well for street-tough styles. FlikTrix is a piece-out wax for shape, shatter, and shine. For more information, call (800) 282-2822.
The Tondeo E-Line Professional Dryer offers revolutionary features that make blow-drying, specifically for clients seeking super-straight strands, a lot simpler. This 1500-watt professional product has two speed and heat settings, and a separate cold shot. It is lightweight and balanced and has a removable filter, concentrator, and diffuser. An extra long cord and station grips are also part of the package. For more information, call (888) 412-4112, extension 2.
Blaster Spray is new from ARTec Kiwi Coloreflector and proves to be a fast-drying, super-hold hairspray. It features a distinctive fresh kiwi scent and is enriched with vitamin E and UV protection. It also incorporates fennel seed to neutralize developer residuals; coffee bean and wild pansy, which act as natural protein sun filters; and panthenol to control unruly locks, condition and protect hair from humidity, and give strands a reflective high shine. For more information, call (800) 323-6817.
Victorian Holiday by OPI offers four new OPI Nail Lacquer colors with matching glitter top coats, as well as OPI's latest gold and silver glitter holiday top coats. The four new shades and their top coats include: I Love the Holidays!, Nutcracker Sweet, Merryberry Mauve, and Sugarplum Yum. Silver Snowflakes and Glim-Merry Gold make up the two new latest metallic top coats for the holidays this year. For more information, call (800) 341-9999.