ShopAugust 1, 2004 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
1 HELEN SEWARDHelen Seward's Mediter product line works wonderfully for clients who love being active outdoors, but hate the damage the sun can inflict on their hair and skin. The Hair & Body shower shampoo gently cleanses grime away, while the Repair conditioner strengthens hair. The Protective OilNonOil for hair fortifies, and the Cool Water spray for the body refreshes on hot days. (646) 235-9720.
2 AVEDAAveda's new Full Spectrum Deep Extra Lift and Deposit Creme Color For Dark Hair delivers up to five levels of lift in only 30 minutes. Made with ingredients such as green tea and organic sunflower, the 93 percent naturally derived formula builds conditioning and shine into 21 clear, brilliant shades that stretch the imagination. A relaxing organic lavender aroma soothes the senses. (800) 328-0849.
3 OSTER PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTSOster Professional Products introduces its O Baby clipper/trimmer, which allows you to perform a complete haircut with one palm-sized machine for optimum versatility. The detachable blade system allows you to texturize and to perform precision trim work easily with five different blade sizes. (800) 887-6682.
4 JOHN PAUL MITCHELL SYSTEMSJohn Paul Mitchell's Color Protect Reconstructive Treatment uses hydrolyzed wheat and vegetable protein to repair hair's structure, sunflower extract to protect hair from harmful UVA and UVB rays, and high-powered sunscreen to extend the life of haircolor. Ask your John Paul Mitchell Systems salon consultant or distributor for details.
5 ANDISAndis' new Junior clipper/trimmer is less than five inches long and weighs just four ounces, but it delivers powerful performance and ease in maneuvering for close trims. The precision blade set snaps on and off for easy cleaning, and five attachment combs add to the tool's versatility. (800) 558-9441.
6 GRAHAM WEBBGraham Webb's Stick Straight Smoothing Spray covers locks with an anti-humectant barrier to help eliminate frizz and is formulated with a heat-activated Thermacore complex to restore hair's health. Flexible conditioners keep hair feeling naturally smooth, not sticky. The spray even works on coarse hair. (800) 456-9322.