American Salon Staff
1. SEBASTIAN TRUCCO
Sebastian's Trucco Fairytales Fall 2002 is a collection inspired by the enchantment and romanticism of days long ago and includes four hi-reflective powders named Crushed EyeLights in Moonstruck, Firelight, Gemstone, and Spellbound; a rich plum Identity Lipstick known as Charmed; and a lavender Translucent Sparkle Power called Twinkle. For more information on how to create your own "Once Upon A Time," call (800) 829-7322.
Babyliss's PRO LCD Series Spring Curling Iron is the world's first computerized curling iron. Its flat-screen monitor displays the exact setting and temperature, and there are 30 settings to choose from—increasing up to 200°C. Other highlights of the iron include a 60-minute auto-shutoff and a soft grip handle for comfortable and easy use. For more information, call (800) 726-4202.
3. AMERICAN CREW
To add to its Sport line of grooming products, American Crew now introduces Sport Body Wash, which is formulated with ginseng extract, a nourishing element that helps handle dry skin. Other ingredients include peppermint oil for scent, tea tree oil to promote healing, and vitamins A and E, which help enhance texture, firmness, and the feel of the skin. For more information, call (800) 598-CREW.
For styling in seconds, the ice-cold-to-the-touch OSIS Sherbet wax, from Schwarzkopf Professional, is released from its container as a micro-fine spray that quickly produces bold texture for choppy, layered, and spiky 'dos. It's formulated with beeswax, which naturally provides a barrier against moisture. It also contains sunflower seed oil, which increases elasticity, shine, and smoothness. For more information, call (800) 707-9997.
Rosemary Mint Body Care Collection was designed to awaken body and mind. With organic ingredients of rosemary and peppermint essential oils, the collection helps stimulate and energize while cleaning and moisturizing the body from top to bottom. Elements include the hand and body wash; the bath bar; the shaving gel; the body lotion; and the awakening body wrap treatment. For more information, call (800) 328-0849.
6. L'OREAL CLASSIC SALON PRODUCTS
New from L'oreal Classic's Nature's Therapy line comes Mega Slick Moisturizing Pomade, designed to add shine and define hair while it smoothes flyways and split ends. Mega Slick is specially formulated with almond and mango oils, as well as herbal extracts such as yucca, nettle, and rosemary. It is non-greasy, can be applied to wet or dry hair, and adds extra moisture to dry, chemically processed hair. For more information, call (800) 345-5014.
7. HELEN OF TROY
A new product introduction from Hot Tools—the 1875 Watt Ion Styler/Dryer—features a special component in the dryer that emits negative ions to dissolve water molecules so they can dry faster or be absorbed quicker into the hair. The dryer has a brush attachment and fine- and broad-teeth combs, three heat and speed choices, cool shot, dual voltage, and a one-year warranty. For more information, call (800) 480-8832.
8. FAROUK SYSTEMS
The Arum Spa Therapy Line, a premiere collection for Farouk, features five key elements: hair therapy, mineral water therapy, thalassotherapy, herbal therapy, and aromatherapy. It is a designed for the hair and body and can be used by men, women, and children of any ages or culture. Products contain a mix of rare, highly beneficial plant extracts and botanicals from around the globe. For more information, call (800) 237-9175.
Feel the need to get things in order? Just check out the latest from Con_text, Organization Grooming Gel. Offering up smooth and structured styles that shine, Organization provides versatile and full hold with its a dual-resin system. It also has the protecture triamine system as an ingredient, which constructs healthy texture inside hair and out. For more information, go to www.joico.com.
SoColor invites colorists to explore a cool, new world of red with confidence with its Crystal Cool Reds. Three stunningly brilliant red violets plus two bright, rich violet reds add up to five lustrous, radiant shades. Because these new reds are from SoColor, colorists can count on them to provide beautiful, vibrant, long-lasting results every time. For more information, call (800) 6MATRIX.