1 DENNIS BERNARDTo help you work with a clean slate, Dennis Bernard Color Out removes up to three levels of artificial color from hair. Mixed with a volume peroxide, Color Out works in less than 20 minutes and leaves the hair feeling soft and ready for re-color. Bleach and ammonia free, it lightens on tone and can be used with or without heat. (732) 308-9595.
2 GRAHAM WEBBGuard against the sun's dulling effects with Golden Blonde Color Enhancing Shampoo and Conditioner. Formulated with oils, extracts, patented ingredients and golden pigment, the products nourish and protect hair, cleansing and conditioning while infusing blonde highlights. Safe for both natural and color-treated blondes, the shampoo and conditioner give golden locks a warm glow throughout the summer. (800) 456-9322.
3 ESSIE COSMETICSBid farewell to greasy cuticle creams and oil spills. The Cuticle Pen by Essie Cosmetics is a hypoallergenic softener that relieves dry cuticles and prevents hangnails, leaving cuticles silky-smooth and ready to be pushed back. Soothing with its moisturizing emollients, the unique pen form allows for greater control than messy bottles of oil. (718) 726-5000.
4 SEBASTIANTo achieve big, sexy looks on thin-stranded clients, Sebastian introduces Body Double Thick-Finish Volumizing Hairspray. Using exclusive Bond Styling technology, the product creates texture, smoothes flyaways and controls static, making hair thick and malleable without a helmet-head feel. Emitting a fragrance of fruit and Mediterranean herbs, the spray smells light while packing a serious punch. (800) 829-7322.
5 FAROUK SYSTEMS USAFree of water and ammonia, CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color offers a simple way to help your clients attain luxurious hair. Choose from 90 vibrant colors to create the deepest browns, richest reds and brightest blondes. The advanced formula is infused with silk, natural oils and milk proteins to offer scalp protection, moisture and lasting color. (800) 237-9175.
6 HELEN OF TROYFor a jet-set manicure, try Helen of Troy's Professional Twin Nail Dryer. Designed to dry both hands at once, it features palm-activated warm and cool airflow controls (warm for quick drying and cool for hardening) as well as hand and finger rests. With a soft, directed airflow, the dryer retains heat without rippling wet polish. Meanwhile, its clear hood allows visibility, preventing smudges. (800) 480-8832.
7 PRODUCT CLUBIdeal for hair of all lengths, Product Club's Embossed Foil Roll features a non-slip embossed texture to hold hair tightly when coloring. You won't waste an inch of this 5-inch by 250-foot roll, as each dispenser box features an integrated metal cutting edge to control the amount you use. (800) 308-3588.
8 KING RESEARCHTo clear the residue after a day of clients, Ship-Shape Comb & Brush Cleaner swiftly soaks away lotions, oils, hair color, gels, spray and dirt, leaving your tools looking like new. The product is also effective throughout the salon for cleaning sink basins, head and neck rests, vinyl upholstery, chrome, appliances, floors and walls. (800) 222-8160.
9 WELLAIt's hard to stay healthy in this hectic world, so feed your clients' hair with Biotouch Nutri-Care. This nutritious collection of 26 cleansing or styling products revitalizes hair, combining nature and technology to make it balanced and strong. Formulated to strengthen hair from the inside-out, each product repairs damage, adds volume, controls frizz and maintains moisture while targeting specific hair types and problems. (800) 843-2656.
10 AVEDAFine, limp or thinning hair is no match for Pure Abundance Volumizing Hair Spray. Made with a blend of organic and plant-derived ingredients, the spray provides an extra-firm, humidity-resistant hold that adds body and boost. Featuring an innovative micro-mist pump, it distributes evenly to produce a complete head of fuller and thicker hair—perfect for summer's voluminous styles. (800) 328-0849.
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