NotebookApril 1, 2008 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
WHAT'S ON YOUR IPOD?
We asked Joico/ISO guest artist Ben Mollin, the inked-and-pierced Shear Genius finalist, what he's been listening to.
"Sabotage" by the Beastie Boys. "It's just one of those tunes that I never get tired of."
"Winter's Wolves" by The Sword. "These four guys from Austin, Texas, remind me of Black Sabbath. They definitely rock."
NOT A PROBLEM
Repêchage just launched Hydra Medic, a treatment line for acne-prone skin that takes a holistic approach to combating acne from the inside out. A blend of green, white and yellow tea, as well as African red tea, it soothes the skin and provides antioxidant benefits. There's also a Hydra Medic Acne Facial Treatment with a mask for in-salon use. repechage.com . —M.D.
Get Your Chocolate On
Hairstylists are trendsetters, so here's a little something worth turning your clients on to: SWEETRIOT chocolate-covered cacao beans, or "nibs" as they're called. These tiny, tasty treats are available in three varieties, flavors 50, 65 and 70 according to percentage of dark chocolate, and packaged in reusable tins designed by emerging artists. Each tin contains only 140 calories and loads of antioxidants. Stash one in your purse for a quick, anytime chocolate fix. sweetriot.com —C.W.
See the Light
Tired-looking eyes get a boost from the new Eye Lift cream from Plantogen, the last release in their anti-aging, hydroquinone-free, skin-brightening product line. The cream is formulated with vitamin C-rich Australian kakadu plum, anti-inflammatory and skin-brightening licorice root and gama amino butyric acid, which is naturally produced in the body and helps produce a smoothing, anti-wrinkle effect on the skin. plantogen.com —L.A.
Your Vote Counts!
TIGI wants to know: Who does it better—Brunette Goddesses or Dumb Blondes? Visit tigihaircare.com and cast your vote today. The winner will get $1,000 worth of Bed Head products. It's just TIGI's way of drumming up interest in two of its newest products: Brunette Goddess Shine Spray and Dumb Blonde Smoothing Stuff. Hurry, voting ends May 31. —M.D.