NotebookMay 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
Lipstick on Your Collar
Leave your mark this season with one of these seven sultry new shades of lip color.
If you were alive in 1959, you likely heard Connie Francis accusing her boyfriend of cheating on her with her best friend, Mary Jane, in her hit song "Lipstick on Your Collar." The evidence: the red lipstick on his collar. For the record, Connie's was "baby pink." We present seven new shades of lipstick for spring/summer 2007 that are pure temptation. —M.D.
Napoleon Perdis HARA, Mineral Mine Cosmic Plum, Color Strokes Red Alert, Jane Iredale Kirsten, Your Name Professional Brands Desire, Naieme Reincarnation, Aveda Coco Plum
Paris Hilton is making headlines again. This time around, Hollywood's flaxen-haired "it" girl is the talk of the salon scene, having recently inked a deal with HairTech International to be the spokesmodel for their new hair-extension division—DREAMCATCHERS. Made from the finest European hair, which can be permed and colored, DreamCatchers are applied using an exclusive Micro-Cylinder technique that saves time, is gentle and won't damage clients' natural hair. For details on the line, which is being distributed to one salon per zip code, contact dreamcatchers.com. —K.D.
Hipsters and hip moms alike are sure to comment on this retro-styled ceramic shampoo sink with reclining chair from WIMEX BEAUTY. The sink is tilt-adjustable to fit all clients comfortably. The chair is also available in black. wimexbeauty.com —C.W.
Add a subtle, sparkly touch to any updo with this hair stick from Evita Peroni. 305/259-0291
The exotic scents and essential oils of coconut, clove, lemongrass, sandalwood and jasmine contained in Pañpuri's holistic skincare line evoke the beauty of Thailand and are intended to comfort both the mind and body. Formerly available only in Southeast Asia's most prestigious hotels, spas and retail shops, the line includes facial treatments, body masks, hand creams and foot scrubs for head-to-toe pampering. 415/332-3586 —L.A.
Name a celebrity, any celebrity, and Mario Testino, one of fashion's most influential photographers, has probably photographed them. His new book, LET ME IN! (Taschen, 2007), is a collection of off-screen moments he snatched before, during and after his official sittings for magazines like Vanity Fair and Vogue. With its 300 unstaged photographs of more than 100 of today's most talked-about faces, it's the equivalent of a backstage pass. taschen.com —C.W.