Spotlight: New Products
1. COLLAGEN GEL PLUS
Recommended for mature and dehydrated skin, Clayton Shagal's Collagen Gel Plus features an exclusive 99 percent pure extracted collagen formulated to increase skin hydration, tighten pores, and improve skintone and clarity. (877) CLAYTON; www.claytonshagal.com.
2. MAINTENANCE NAIL ENVY NATURAL NAIL STRENGTHENER
Formulated for use after one of five custom strengthening formulas, OPI's Maintenance Nail Envy Natural Nail Strengthener works to keep nails strong and healthy once they are in optimum condition. (800) 341-9999; www.opi.com.
3. MINERAL SHEER MATTE BRONZER SPF 8
Give clients a sun-kissed glow all year with Your Name Professional Brands's Mineral Sheer Matte Bronzer SPF 8. This oil-, talc-, and fragrance-free powder contains natural micro-fine minerals, broad spectrum UV protection, and vitamins A, C, and E. (800) 221-3071; www.yournamepro.com.
4. MAP-15 REGENERATOR
Ideal for mature and prematurely aging skin, Dermalogica's MAP-15 Regenerator helps improve skin's firmness and clarity. This powder-to-emulsion formula contains algae, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, white tea, and yeast extracts to help stimulate collagen production, brighten skintone, increase hydration, and prevent signs of aging. (800) 345-2761; www.dermalogica.com.
5. GINKGO GOMMAGE
Improve clients' skintone and texture with Doctor D. Schwab's Ginkgo Gommage by CA Botana. Formulated with active ingredients including ginkgo biloba, olive extract, sodium, and vitamins A and E, skin is left feeling smoother and firmer and looking refreshed and revitalized. (800) 872-2332; www.ca-botana.com.
6. NEW YOUTH RANGE
Mary Cohr Paris's New Youth Range helps diminish signs of aging with a cellular life concentrate composed of amino acids, biological active ingredients, mineral acids, and vitamins to help rejuvenate skin, create new skin by targeting cells, and leave it looking firmer and younger. The products in the line include New Life, New Youth Lip Care, New Youth Eye Contour, Enriched New Youth, and New Youth. (866) 403-4179; www.dragonflyspa.com.
7. YOUTH-RENEW CAVIAR HAND & FOOT CREAM
Youth-Renew Caviar Hand & Foot Cream by Pevonia Botanica is an anti-aging formula containing caviar, marine collagen, retinol, shea butter, and vitamins A and E. Hands and feet are left feeling smooth, hydrated, and lighter in color. (800) PEVONIA; www.pevonia.com.
8. EXFOLIATING BODY POLISH
Help clients achieve brighter and smoother skin with Exfoliating Body Polish by ESPA. This body polish contains cooling aloe to soothe and hydrate the skin, apricot kernels to help remove dry, dead skin cells and impurities, and marine ingredients to restore essential nutrients. (305) 421-6332; www.espaonline.com.
9. GOLDEN GLOW MOISTURIZING CREAM
Golden Glow Moisturizing Cream by Klapp Cosmetics is an intensive, rich cream containing almond oil to moisturize the skin, gold dust to leave skin looking fresh and healthy, and silk proteins to strengthen skin. www.klapp-cosmetics.de/en/.
10. CELL MOISTURIZING SERUM
Restore skin's radiance with Guinot's Cell Moisturizing Serum. This deep moisturizer penetrates through the cellular walls using Hydroplasm, a key ingredient developed by Guinot's research team, which ensures maximum penetration and moisture in the skin, leaving it smooth and hydrated. (800) 523-1030; www.guinotusa.com.
11. FALL 2008 NAIL COLOR COLLECTION
Formulated to complement the eclectic styles seen on the runways for fall, Essie's Fall 2008 Nail Color Collection of six nail lacquers includes Big Spender, a lush red-violet; Forever Young, a fiery red; Lacy Not Racy, a velvety burgundy; No Boundaries, a plum shade; Swept Off My Feet, a dusty rose; and Tomboy No More, a red shade. (800) 232-1155; www.essie.com.
12. POETIC LIP GLOSS
New for fall, Poetic Lip Gloss by Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics is a sheer plum rose gloss for lips. Formulated with candelilla wax, sunflower seed oil, and vitamin E, this lip gloss hydrates and protects lips and leaves them soft and shiny. (800) 216-6133; www.ybskin.com.
13. THE MAESTRO
The Maestro pedicure spa by Continuum Footspas provides the ultimate comfort for both clients and nail technicians. The foot spa features a matching accessory cart, a cherry wood base that conceals a steel frame, digital controls, and an adjustable neck and headrest. (877) 255-3030; www.continuumfootspas.com.
14. JADE & GINSENG AGE DEFYING EYE RENEWAL SERUM
Diminish signs of aging around the delicate eye area with the Jade & Ginseng Age Defying Eye Renewal Serum by Chi Herbal Formulas. This intensive anti-aging and lifting eye serum contains antioxidants, ginseng, and jade powder to support collagen fibers, smooth fine lines and wrinkles, and correct dark circles and puffiness. (858) 373-1830; www.chiformulas.com.
15. PRECIOUS SERUM
Help clients fight visible signs of aging with l'Elixir Des Glaciers Precious Serum by Valmont. This anti-aging serum contains a formula based on preserved natural resources from Switzerland, including echinacea, glacial spring water, and extracts of seabuckthorn to lift skin and leave it smooth and rejuvenated. (866) 411-8256; www.valmont.ch.
16. BIO REGENERE ACTIVATOR
Ideal for skin that is severely damaged from overexposure to the sun's rays, Bio Regenere Activator by Pharmaskincare features a blend of powerful antioxidants and Idebenone, an ingredient that helps diminish redness and repair damage caused by the sun. (800) 266-9506; www.pharmaskincare.com.
Base-Ics, the first base coat by Olan Laboratories, provides a smooth foundation for even nail color application and longer lasting manicures and pedicures. This formaldehyde-and toluene-free formula helps prevent chipping and peeling and can be used on natural nails, gels, silk wraps, acrylics, and tips. (800) 645-1616; www.olanlabs.com.
18. DREAM TINT
Jane Iredale's Dream Tint is an oil-free tinted moisturizer that contains boron nitrate to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, sea lipids to improve skin's elasticity, and titanium dioxide to provide sun protection. Dream Tint is available in five shades ranging from light to dark to match all skintones. (800) 762-1132; www.janeiredale.com.
19. BELIEVABLE FINISH POWDER FOUNDATION
Believable Finish Powder Foundation by Sormé Professional Cosmetics helps improve skin's condition with the help of alpha-hydroxy acids to fight signs of aging, avocado and jojoba oils to moisturize and soften skin, and essential vitamins to provide nourishment. (800) 927-6763; www.sorme.com.
20. COSMO SLIM II TRI-ZONE HEAT BLANKET
Ideal as an accompaniment for body wraps, Cosmo Slim II Tri-Zone Heat Blanket by Cosmopro features dry heat to increase circulation and to help with weight loss and the appearance of cellulite. It also features three body zone controls to enable the therapist to set different temperature settings for each treatment zone and shoulder and feet covers for added comfort. (866) 698-6580; www.cosmopro.com.
21. EYE ACCENT
Aveda's Eye Accent, part of the Uruku makeup collection, is a lightweight cream-to-powder shadow that leaves eyes with silky, crease-resistant color. Available in four shades, Eye Accent is formulated with annatto pigment, a protective botanical of organic babassu oil, and a conditioning complex. (800) 328-0849; www.aveda.com.
Inspired, SpaRitual's fall/winter 2008 nail color collection, features six deep, shimmering, and creamy lacquers to create nails that reflect the colors of autumn foliage. The shades in the collection include Muse, an opulent gold shimmer; Impression, a classic red cream; Primitive, a deep fuchsia shimmer; Solitude, a smoky lavender shimmer; Surreal, a luxe navy cream; and Mood, a smoky gray shimmer. (818) 988-2228; www.sparitual.com.
23. CAVIAR AGE-DEFENSE CREME
Formulated to counteract the visible signs of aging, Caviar Age-Defense Creme by Kerstin Florian is a nourishing eye cream that combines caviar extract and coenzyme A to firm, brighten, and refine skin. The eye area is left looking smoother, and fine lines and wrinkles are minimized. (888) KERSTIN; www.kerstinflorian.com.
24. GLO – PRECISION LIP PENCIL
Glo–Precision Lip Pencil in Hazelnut by glo – Professional is formulated to complement any lipstick or lip gloss. This water-resistant creamy lip pencil features a liner on one end, which contains nutrients and antioxidants to keep lip color in place, and a lip brush on the other to make it easy to blend the liner. (800) 903-4321; www.gloprofessional.com.
25. CANDY FOR YOUR NAILS COLLECTION
Cina Professional's Candy for Your Nails Collection features 18 shades of pre-mixed colored acrylics in a kit designed to simplify the process. In addition to the colors, the kit includes a bottle of Acrylic Liquid. With a variety of colors to suit the styles of all clients, this kit is ideal as an add-on service or to create custom-colored acrylic tips. (800) 762-6245; www.cinapro.com.
26. ANTI AGING CREAM CLEANSER
Plantogen's Anti Aging Cream Cleanser helps balance uneven skintone, improve hydration, and dissolve impurities with fruit enzymes, vitamin C-rich Australian kakadu plum extract, and skin-brightening and anti-inflammatory licorice root extract. (800) 851-6533; www.plantogen.com.
27. MANGO NIGHT CREAM
Éminence Organic Skin Care's Mango Night Cream helps diminish fine lines and prevent wrinkles with coconut, grapeseed oil, mango, and shea butter. Marine algae and taro tree help prevent dehydration and moisture loss. (888) 747-6342; www.eminenceorganics.com.
28. NEUTRALS OF THE NIGHT
Inspired by the way neutral-colored nail shades appear in the dark, CND's Neutrals of the Night fall/winter 2008 collection includes Baroque, a dark red; Burgundy Foil, a claret; Crowned, a honey gold; Hyde in the Dark, a metallic charcoal; Nail Noir, a deep raisin cream; and Voodoo, a black shade. (800) 833-NAIL; www.cnd.com.