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1. OBJET D'ART

Seda France Classic Toile Diffuseur Sets are as elegant as they are aromatic. The diffusers come in scents like Cutting Garden, French Tulip and Japanese Quince, and include a lovely hand-blown glass container. sedafrance.com

(PHOTOGRAPHY: LARS KLOVE)
(PHOTOGRAPHY: LARS KLOVE)

2. EARTH-FRIENDLY FRAGRANCE

The Petit Parfum de Maison room sprays from Infusion Organique are nonaerosol and water-based organically derived fragrances. The sprays come in Buddha's Fig (shown here), Indochine and Sands of Morocco scents. infusionorganique.net

3. TROPICAL TREATMENT

Harvested from the island of East Sumatra, Adara Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is fair trade, organic, free of preservatives and parabens and comes in scents like Jasmine, Peach and Rose. Try it on dry skin, in the bath or on damaged hair. 866/525-4933

4. PAMPER THE SENSES

The luxurious lotions, shower gels and body mists from Bodycology come in soft scents like Vanilla Amber Musk, Sweet Petals and Coconut Lime. bodycology.us

5. A FRIEND IN NEED

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Mario Russo's ultrahydrating and nongreasy Lend a Hand Lotion goes directly to charity. mariorusso.com

6. HERE COMES THE SUN

The limited-edition Voluspa Soleil collection of candles, a room spray and a fragrant oil diffuser is the epitome of summer fragrance, with a blend of pineapple, organic tangerine, vanilla and coconut milk. voluspa.com

7. A THING OF BEAUTY

The delicately perfumed, triple-milled shea butter soaps from TokyoMilk are wrapped in beautiful glittering paper with images evoking a variety of moods. Seen here is the honey-infused Midnight in the Garden fragrance. tokyo-milk.com

8. ALL IN THE FAMILY

Saipua's new handmade Geranium soaps in Lemon, Rose and Clove contain food-grade Italian olive oil, herbs, natural extracts and essential oils. The family-owned business is located in Hudson Valley, NY. saipua.com

 

DAMAGE CONTROL

 

Hemp With Organics Repair Gloss by Alterna is a leave-in cream that provides long-lasting shine and thermal protection, repairs split ends and reduces frizz. It is formulated with certified-organic botanicals and pure hemp seed oil that nourish and strengthen hair and help prevent environmental and styling damage. alternahaircare.com


 

THINK STRAIGHT

 

Textur by Sam Villa is a texturizing thermal iron that features patent-pending curved plates with a tourmaline complex coating to ensure consistent heat. It also boasts a reduced diameter handle that provides easy control for all hand sizes and three pre-set temperatures, including a color-treated setting to minimize fading. samvilla.com


 

MOISTURE MAGNET

 

Enjoy Hair and Skin Treatment Oil is a lightweight formula that penetrates and absorbs into hair and skin to smooth and condition, eliminate frizz and lock in moisture. Ingredients such as argan kernal oil, vitamin E, and oleic and linoleic acids help heal and moisturize skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. enjoyhaircare.com


 

DEFINING MOMENTS

 

Nioxin Smoothing Reflectives Defining Pomade molds and sculpts hair. This humidity-resistant formula gives hair moisture, natural shine and smooth control without leaving it feeling heavy or oily. It contains a blend of kukui nut oil and silk amino acids, as well as glycerin to bind moisture deep within the hair shaft. nioxin.com


 

BOUND FOR GLORY

 

Davines Glorifying Collection helps protect, tone, revitalize and nourish color-treated hair. The collection consists of Pre Colour Treatment, Post Colour Treatment, Shampoo Shimmering, Elixir Anti Age (shown here), Pak Anti Age/Shimmering, Colour Protective/Leave In Treatment and Shimmering/Silkening Serum. davines.com


 

UNDER THESE CONDITIONS

 

Sebastian Texture Tandem, part of the Texture Collection, is a customized texturizing and conditioning in-salon treatment. This service consists of a clay-cream rinse-off formula that dries to a hard shell under heat, gripping texture to thicken and soften with a moisture lock silkener. The formula is adjusted to suit each client's hair needs. sebastianprofessional.com


 

NO MORE TRESS STRESS

 

Aetó BotanicaReviving Drops help nourish and restore moisture to hair. With a blend of active botanicals, including organic red seaweed extract, this formula forms an invisible coating that bonds to the entire length of the hair shaft, locking in moisture to rejuvenate hair while providing protection against mechanical, chemical and environmental stress. oloffbeauty.com


 

ABSOLUTE POWER

 

The SuperSolano 3600 by Solano International is an 1875-watt, high-power hair dryer. It features a long-life AC motor; a ceramic thermal grill to evenly distribute heat; far infrared heat that dries from the inside out; tourmaline, which adds shine and smoothes hair; a cold-shot button to set the style; three temperature settings; and two speeds. solanointernational.com


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