ShopJune 1, 2005 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
New Releases From Beauty Manufacturers
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.