ShopAugust 1, 2003 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
New releases from beauty manufacturers
11 HELEN OF TROYThe HotSpa professional facial cleansing system from Helen of Troy is a two-in-one appliance that provides both deep-pore cleansing and skin conditioning with five attachments for dual operation of both a vacuum and a rotation setting. The system is cordless, has several speeds, and is water tight. (800) 480-8832.
12 TURBO POWERThe Twin Turbo 2800 is one of the most powerful dryers on the market today and will dry hair 40 to 50 percent faster than other dryers. The Twin Turbo is made in Italy and has a 2000-hour AC motor. It's the original turbo hairdryer. (888) 715-6100 or (718) 961-0767.
13 NEXXUSNexxus's Y Serum Younger Looking Hair Treatment is being called the ultimate treatment for salon services. Y Serum addresses and fixes problems associated with aging hair using amino acids and other anti-aging ingredients. Infusing hair with Y Serum prior to services will prevent damage and dryness. It is also an excellent supplement to mix with other Nexxus prescriptive additives. (800) 444-6399.
14 RUSKRusk's Ceramic Str8 Iron, a tiny, bullet-style flat iron is made with ceramic plate technology designed to eliminate harmful hot spots. The iron creates smooth, silky hair and eliminates frizz and flyaways. The small size allows you to grab and straighten small sections of hair and achieve today's popular jagged texture. (800) USE-RUSK.
15 BOSLEYSummer weather can often leave clients' hair frizzy and dull, but Bosley Healthy Hair's new Temporary Smoother will take out the frizz and help styles bounce back. It lets you straighten waves and curls or define curls into soft ringlets and helps sustain the style longer. (800) 978-8776.
16 TONI&GUYWith the new Curls Rock Curl Booster from the TIGI Catwalk line, you can blast in massive, flirty curls that are tighter and have a more defined shape, shine, and definition. Spray Curl Booster into wet hair and diffuse or into dry hair to scrunch and re-activate curl. (800) 259-8596 ext. 3.
17 FAROUK SYSTEMS USANo matter what the season, smooth hands and feet are a must. Farouk's new BioSilk Silkcure is a 60-second spa treatment that contains Dead Sea Salts, pure silk, essential oils, and vitamins. These ingredients ensure proper exfoliation and hydration in 60 seconds. (800) 237-9175.
18 MATRIXMatrix's Trix line is designed especially to allow the easy, edgy styling of today's hottest looks. The collection's Dirty Trix is a matte clay for producing messy, separated, chunky, texturized, after-hours styles. (800) 6-MATRIX.
19 TURBO POWERThe new Turbo Power Megaturbo is a very lightweight and powerful blowdryer that comes with a nozzle and pick and a 2000-hour AC motor that lasts longer than regular DC motors. It's the original turbo motor hairdryer. (888) 715-6100 or (718) 961-0767.
20 SEXY HAIR CONCEPTSSexy Hair Concepts offers three new products in its Short Sexy Hair line: Play Dirty Wax Master Dry Wax, a spray wax that gives "second day" hair in two minutes; Rough & Ready Styling Gunk, a funky styling custard that gives short hair jagged, erratic texture; and What a Body Ultra Bodifying Blow Dry Gel, a gel that adds volume and shine without feeling tacky. (800) 848-3383.
21 SEBASTIANFor Sebastian's 30-year anniversary, the company is celebrating five of its iconic styling products: Wet Form Fitting Gel, the first product to give hair that wet, shiny look; Molding Mud Street Chic Sculpting Bonder, the perfect tool to create a lived-in, beachy, textured look; Shpritz Forte Glam Rock Finishing Spray, a long-lasting, immovable hold spray for "big hair;" Grease Patent Leather Pomade, a non-waxy pomade for sleek, glistening looks; and Potion 9 Wearable Treatment, the first wearable treatment that replenished, revitalized, conditioned, and styled hair throughout the day. (800) 829-7322.
22 AVEDAAveda's new Pure Comfort Eye Makeup Remover is a lightweight, liquid formula that quickly dissolves eye makeup and mascara, leaving skin clean and refreshed. The product is water-based, oil-free, and made with soothing botanical essences. (800) 328-0849.