WorkshopFebruary 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
Want to replenish moisture and add polish to hair that's out of control? Redken Smooth Down Sleek Obedience anti-frizz solid serum with the exclusive Interbond Conditioning Complex does all that and more. Macadamia nut oil nourishes the hair, candelilla wax smooths the cuticle and cationic refiners provide frizz control. redken.com
We rounded up 18 straightening and smoothing products that can flatten even the most unruly locks in a heartbeat.
Profound Beauty's Stylist Linear Cream smoothes and softens coarse, rebellious hair with a delicate blend of silicones and emollients to ease and maintain controlled, straight, free-flowing styles. The lightweight cream resists humidity and protects and seals the cuticle for sleekness and shine. 800/762-9350
Working with the heat of a blow dryer, Joico's Silk Result Straight Smoother Blow-Dry Crème promises to help create the perfect tension needed to straighten hair with ease. The humidity-resistant formula resurfaces coarse, curly and wavy hair leaving it soft, silky and manageable. 800/80-JOICO
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Streamline kinks, curls and frizz with Straight 05 Straightening Balm from Redken. When applied to damp hair before blow-drying, the humidity-resistant, heat-protective balm gives tresses a smooth, silky shine. For best results, dry one section of hair at a time. 800/REDKEN-8; redken.com
SuperStraight Relaxing Serum from PureOlogy eliminates frizz and provides color protection with its exclusive AntiFade Complex. Multi-weight silicones relax hair, while avocado lipids, jojoba esters and shea butter produce a smooth finish. White tea; seaweed; and oat, wheat and soy proteins increase fullness and build strength. 800/331-1502