New Must Have Products

Pretty in Pink

Jaw-dropping vibrant colors in just 20 minutes can be yours with Matrix COLORGRAPHICS lacquers. Packed with vivid pigments for glossy, maximum impact, the semi-permanent shades can be applied full strength or intermixed for an endless palette from pure to pastel shades. Think of them as the ultimate tool for creative color. —M.D.

Roller Derby

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The most unique feature of the Farouk Systems CHI ARC Rotating Curler is its automatic rotating barrel. It’s perfect for users at all skill levels, plus it helps alleviate wrist discomfort that can be caused by natural curling. With its automatic curling technique (the barrel spins) the ARC effortlessly creates long-lasting curl perfection. —M.D.

In a Flash

CND Shellac Xpress5 Top Coat helps nails dry even faster. According to Dr. Dave Valia, vice president of research and development for CND, the company has spent more than two years developing the high-shine topcoat to help penetrate faster when used in conjunction with the brand’s Nourishing Remover for a significant decrease in removal time of just five minutes with no nail damage. —Maureen Sheen, senior editor

Donald Scott NYC Wide Carving Comb

what it is

Designed by Donald Scott, the hair artist’s hair artist, this revolutionary three-in-one tool has two razors on one end and a cutting comb on the opposite end. Dual razors remove 50 percent of the hair with the channel carve and 100 percent with the regular carve.

what it does

The carving comb teeth guide hair to the cutting edge. The tool cuts and shapes a variety of hair textures as well as thick and curly hair.

how to use it

Apply DonaldScott NYC (DSNYC)
Prepare Liquid
Tool Glide
to damp hair
for superior slip
and glide.

>> To achieve the DSNYC signature Point Cutting Technique, use both cutting edges with a back-and-forth motion toward the ends of the hair, adding texture and soft, natural movement.

where to get it —M.D.