ShopSeptember 1, 2003 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
New releases from beauty manufacturers
Pedicure by OPI introduces Crystal Soak, an earth-based product formulated specifically for whirlpool pedicure tubs. Crystal Soak cleanses, detoxifies, and softens feet while whitening nails with magnesium, mineral salts, and naturally antiseptic essential oil of clove. (800) 341-9999.
2. HELEN OF TROY
The HotSpa Body Brush with soap/lotion dispenser is an ergonomic palm-sized body brush that cleanses, exfoliates, and moisturizes the skin for total body skincare from Helen of Troy. The design is watertight, lightweight, and battery operated. (800) 480-8832.
The HotSpa Body Brush
3. L'OREAL CLASSIC SALON PRODUCTS
New to the Excellence HiColor line come six new blonde shades, all of which lift hair three or four levels without pre-lightening in 30 minutes. The line was created specifically for dark bases-levels 1 to 5-and now includes Sandstone Blonde, Honey Blonde, Shimmering Gold, Vanilla Champagne, Golden Ginger, and Natural Blonde. (800) 345-5014.
New to the Excellence HiColor line
4. FAROUK SYSTEMS USA
Farouk's Arum line introduces its latest luxury spa products-the Kiwi Cucumber Collection. Infused with vitamins A, B, C, and E to reduce the effects of stress on hair, the line includes five new products: Color Protecting Shampoo, Color Protecting Conditioner, Straightening Potion, Hand & Body Cleansing Gel, and Pure Sleek to smooth hair, skin, and scalp. (800) 237-9175.
The Kiwi Cucumber Collection
Recently named Self magazine's "Best Volumizing Conditioner" in its 2003 Healthy Beauty Awards, Bosley Healthy Hair's Hair & Scalp Conditioner is a daily-use conditioner that adds a light layer of moisture and nourishment to the hair and scalp. The weightless ingredients give the hair natural fullness, condition, shine, and manageability. Infused with the Bosley Complex, the product adds immediate volume and thickness. (800) 978-8776.
Bosley Healthy Hair Hair Scalp Conditioner
To add texture, structure, and shine to today's new layered cuts, try Rusk Being Shocked. This product will grip, bend, and distort the texture of the hair while strengthening and conditioning the cuticle. (800) USE-RUSK.
Rusk Being Shocked
7. GRAHAM WEBB
The Tangerine Twist Collection from Graham Webb's Back to Basics line utilizes the antioxidant properties of vitamins A and C, the detoxification properties of sage, the balancing properties of witch hazel, and the moisturizing benefits of grape seed extract to help repair summer damage and leave the client with energized and radiant skin and hair. The collection includes two shampoos, a conditioner, a shower gel, and a body lotion. (800) 456-9322.
The Tangerine Twist Collection
Matrix's new V-Light is a very fast, very conditioning de-dusted lightener for on- or off-the-scalp application for all lightening techniques. Results are clear, bright, and predictable, with up to seven levels of lift. It is also easy to mix and spreads smoothly. (800) 6-MATRIX.
Matrix's new V-Light