Spotlight: New Products
1 THE PHOENIX LINE
The Cosmetic Packaging Group, a division of O.Berk Company, is reintroducing The Phoenix Line of rectangular-shaped glass bottles ranging in size from 15 mL to 120 mL. The line offers optional frosting, custom colors, a variety of closures, and flexibility in decorating. (888) CPG-BERK; www.oberk.com.
2 BLACK TIP MINI BRUSH SET
Applying makeup is a breeze with Brushes by Karen's Black Tip Mini Brush Set, containing seven tools in a mini take-along size. The synthetic detail brushes with soft black tips work well with all powders. There's also an extra zippered compartment to store cosmetics. (800) 722-0528; www.brushesbykaren.com.
3 DAILY RESURFACER
Dermalogica has re-launched its Daily Resurfacer with a more effective applicator. Still single-dose and disposable, the new design fits over the index finger and is presoaked with more of the AHA and enzyme-based formula. This allows clients to apply product more quickly to a larger area of skin. (800) 831-5150; www.dermalogica.com.
4 WINTER WONDERLAND
Colorlab's Winter Wonderland makeup is perfect for the holidays. Featuring cool, crisp, pearlescent tones to illuminate white, mauves, and roses, the collection includes eye glaze, eye shadow, blush, lipstick, and glitter gloss. Winter Wonderland, part of Colorlab's private label cosmetics, can be completely customized. (800) 790-2417; www.colorlabcosmetics.com.
5 HOLIDAY GIFT
Babor's Holiday Gift contains an at-home mini-facial packaged in a festive silver box. The kit includes Babor's signature cleansers, Hy-Öl and Photoactive Base; Mimical Control, the company's answer to Botox with a peptide compound that inhibits the formation of expression lines; and an Effect fluid ampoule. (800) 333-4055; www.babor.com.
Awaken tired skin with Biodroga's new α-Energizing Formula series, which includes a 24-Hour Care cream for normal skin, a 24-Hour Care cream for dry skin, and a Refreshing Gel Concentrate. The formula's main ingredients are green coffee and Chronodyn, which stimulate skin microcirculation and cell metabolism, boost skintone, and diminish fine lines. (800) 572-2324; www.biodroga.com.
7 COLOR EXTENSIONS
Spice up the holidays with Xtreme Lashes's new red and green semi-permanent Color Extensions. Available in different lengths and widths, the extensions are subtly blended with natural shades to add pizzazz. Apply using the waterproof Xtreme Lashes HP-3 High Performance Bonding Agent and the extensions will last the length of eyelashes' natural growth cycle. (877) BIG-LASH; www.xtremelashes.com.
8 HOLIDAY 2006: WRAPPED IN INDULGENCE GIFT SET
The Holiday 2006: Wrapped in Indulgence Gift Set is a complete, sensory-indulging collection of Aveda favorites. The set contains Replenishing Body Moisturizer, Smoothing Body Polish, Tourmaline Charged Radiance Masque, a Kimono-Style Bath Robe, Foot Relief, Hand Relief, Calming Body Cleanser, and a Euphoric Plant Pure-Fume Aroma Candle. (800) 328-0849; www.aveda.com.
9 CRAN MARY ULTIMATE BODY CARE
The Cran Mary Ultimate Body Care from Universal Companies contains cranberry extract and rosemary essential oil to revive skin. Smoothie Lotion softens; the Foam Wash cleanses; the Ultimate Cream hydrates with rich extracts, shea butter, olive and almond oils, and vitamins; the Body Polish exfoliates; and the Ice Mask body gel cools and exhilarates. (800) 558-5571; www.universalcompanies.com.
10 SUNSCREEN SPF 30
For sun protection without a greasy feeling or oily residue, there is Medicalia's Sunscreen SPF 30. Rich with humectants, the moisturizing sunblock prevents harmful burning and fights aging rays while helping the skin towards a speedier recovery. Suitable for all skin types, it is specifically recommended for post-operative use and is available exclusively through physicians. (866) 314-1975; www.medicalia.com.
11 24-KARAT GOLD MINE
Iredale Mineral Cosmetics's 24-Karat Gold Mine kit includes six shimmer powders—bronze, champagne, gold, lilac, pink, and silver—which each contain 24-karat gold flakes. The versatile powders can be mixed with lip shades, cream-based eyeshadows, moisturizer for the décolleté, or gel for the hair, or they can be applied alone to the skin. (800) 762-1132; www.janeiredale.com.
12 TINY TAKE-ALONGS
Creative Nail Design has packaged everything essential for nailcare in one Tiny Take-Alongs kit. Containing Sticky Base Coat, Company Red Enamel, Air Dry Top Coat, and SolarOil, the kit will have clients looking like they just came from the spa every day. (800) 833-NAIL; www.creativenaildesign.com.
13 HYDRA DEW HEAVENLY HOLIDAY BODY CARE
Hydra Dew Heavenly Holiday Body Care from Repêchage includes the new Hydra Dew Foaming Milk Bath and Nourishing Body Cream, based on the company's skin-quenching Hydra Concept. The milk bath contains seaweed and a waterlily-amino-acid-complex to cleanse and nourish the skin, while the body cream eliminates dry, flaky skin and restores hydration with natural ingredients. (800) 248-SKIN; www.repechage.com.
14 BODY PEELING WITH HIMALAYAN SALT
Ideal for manicures, pedicures, and other body treatments, Académie Scientifique de Beauté introduces Body Peeling with Himalayan Salt as part of its Acadyspa body product line. This exfoliating balm, containing apricot butter, lotus extract, and a cocktail of purifying essential oils, softens and smoothes while eliminating dead skin cells and remineralizing all skin types. (800) 936-9646; www.skinacademie.com.
15 HOLIDAY BODY CARE BAG
Just in time for the gift-giving season comes the Holiday Body Care Bag from Brush Up With Barbara. A perfect present for your favorite spa enthusiast, the bag contains a white flower net, a wooden soap dish, and a natural bristle facial cleansing brush. (800) 338-1423; www.brushup.com.
16 24K GLOSS
Make your clients' lips kissable this holiday season with Your Name Professional Brands's lip glosses infused with 24-karat gold. Worn alone or over lipstick, the non-sticky formula delivers sparkle and a smooth texture loaded with moisture-locking ingredients to keep lips soft, hydrated, and supple. (800) 221-3071; www.yournamepro.com.
17 SKIN RENEWAL KIT
Give the gift of glowing skin with DDF's Skin Renewal kit, which provides two steps toward brighter skin. The first step is to renew by exfoliating with the Clarifying Enzyme Complex, using a microdermabrasion cocktail to smooth skin. The second step is to restore by moisturizing fatigued skin with Dramatic Radiance TRF Cream, which visibly increases elasticity and moisture. (914) 378-0200; www.ddfskincare.com.
18 VALUE TRAVEL KIT
CelluliteRx's Value Travel Kit includes the three-step CelluliteRx System and a handheld body massager. LipoSmooth Body Polish exfoliates skin; LipTherm Contour Cream increases circulation and cellular metabolism while eliminating inflammation; and LipoLift Firming Cream promotes collagen production. The regime is formulated to reduce the appearance of cellulite. www.celluliterx.biz
19 SOMA V-70
The perfect addition to your spa, the Soma V-70 from Silhouet-tone is a durable treatment table made from solid oak. Incorporating hardwood for optimum strength-to-weight ratios, this table is not only strong and secure, but also attractive and stylish. (800) 552-0418; www.silhouettone.com.
20 SMOOTHING GEL FOR LEGS
Help clients fight the feeling of heavy legs with Soothing Gel for Legs from Guinot. Featuring extract of horse chestnut, the fresh-smelling non-sticky gel decongests and drains the legs to diminish the feeling of heaviness and discomfort. To apply, massage in light circular movements from the feet up to the top of the thighs any time of day, even over pantyhose. (800) 523-1030; www.guinotusa.com.
21 HOLIDAY LIPSTICK AND LIP POLISH KIT
Catch everyone's attention with the new holiday lip polish and lipstick kit from Mineral Mine, featuring brilliant, festive reds. The lip polish and lipsticks are rich with color, long lasting, and make lips feel soft and smooth. The kit comes in a clear gift box and contains Kimono Red Lip Polish, Frozen Roses Lip Polish, and Cherry on Top Lipstick. (800) 338-1423; www.mineral-mine.com.
22 AROMATHERAPY FACE OIL AND REJUVENATING DRY SKIN CREAM
Banish dry skin blues with Aromatherapy Face Oil and Rejuvenating Dry Skin Cream from Pevonia. The face oil delivers an infusion of hazel nut oil, vitamin E, and jasmine to nourish and ease dryness. The tri-phased homogenized skin cream features anti-aging pear-seed-extract, royal jelly, and vitamins. (800) PEVONIA; www.pevonia.com.
23 ACCOUNT SYNC
The newly released Account Sync from Harms Software is a Quickbooks Interface that offers stability and convenience in your accounting system. The direct and seamless program allows clients to import invoices and purchase orders and be the master of their finances. (888) 813-2141; www.harms-software.com.