ShopNovember 1, 2004 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
New releases from beauty manufacturers
1L'OREAL TECHNIQUEGet beautiful color without the commitment with Colorgems Demi-Permanent Haircolor by L'Oréal Technique. The haircolor has no ammonia and low peroxide, so it fades gradually on tone. Plus, Colorgems adds shine and condition, blends and colors grays, tones highlighted hair and gives color results in 20 minutes or less. (800) 345-5014.
2 SPILOCreate the latest looks in buzz cuts, tapering, layering and texturizing with Speed-O-Guide, superior-quality plastic combs that fit virtually all clippers. Flexible and strong, the combs are available in seven sizes, including the new 1/32-inch version and the signature red Flatopper. All come with a two-year guarantee. (800) 34-SPILO.
3 AERIALSet the mood in your salon with Aerial's Flora Mist, which takes a modern approach to aromatherapy by using an ultrasonic vibration within this tabletop fountain to create an aromatic mist. No heat or chemicals are needed; only tap water is used. For fragrance, add essential oils such as cinnamon or lavender to the water. (800) 950-9565.
4 OPIClients can now enjoy facial-quality care for their hands with Manicure by OPI. Designed to exfoliate, revitalize, renew and protect nails, cuticles and skin, the system provides instantly visible results. The intro kit contains skin renewal scrub, effervescent soak, rejuvenating serum and finishing butter, plus an informational DVD. (800) 341-9999.
5 KING RESEARCHProtect your clients and staff from harmful diseases and bacteria with Barbicide disinfectant. Intended for salon tools, implements and hard surfaces, the disinfectant is proven effective against such diseases as HIV-1 and Hepatitis B and C, and it kills fungus, staph and salmonella. It's safe for acrylic tanning beds, stainless steel, plastics, combs, brushes, rollers and shears, and it features an anti-rust formula. Plus, Barbicide won't stain skin or surfaces. (800) 222-8160.
6 SEXY HAIR CONCEPTSSexy Hair's Curly Sexy Hair Curling Detangler instantly unsnarls curly hair without weighing it down. Combining conditioning and moisturizing properties with new curl enhancers, this leave-in formula delivers extra protein to condition the hair, along with styling properties to support and shape the curl for flexible all-day hold. (800) 848-3383.