Spotlight: New Products
1 PEDICURE SLIPPERS
Cuccio Naturalé's Pastel Collection Pedicure Slippers come in calming beige, sage, and lavender to coordinate with any spa environment. The slip-resistant disposable foam slippers protect your clients' feet from germs, while the narrow straps help prevent nail polish from smudging. (800) 407-7797; www.cuccionaturale.com.
2 LIGNE SOLEIL AFTER-SUN SOOTHING GEL
Ligne Soleil After-Sun Soothing Gel by Pevonia offers sun-drenched skin immediate relief from dryness and sunburn while preserving skin's elasticity and providing free radical protection. Ingredients include soothing chamomile, calming green tea, and decongesting water lily. (800) PEVONIA; www.pevonia.com.
3 ULTRA BRONZE ULTRA TANNING SUNSCREEN SPF 4
A hydrating oil for the body and hair, Ultra Bronze Ultra Tanning Sunscreen SPF 4 from Guinot contains a three-oil complex—jojoba, onager, and wheat germ—to nourish, protect, and strengthen the skin. Golden pearl refines the tan, while copper gluconate helps support natural melanin production. (800) 523-1030; www.guinotusa.com.
4 SPRING/SUMMER 2006 FACE COLOR COLLECTION
Inspired by the looks created backstage during the most recent Fashion Week in New York City, Aveda's Spring/Summer 2006 Face Color Collection is now available in three color palettes. Air Spun is soft and subtle with khakis, peaches, and pinks; Color Washed is bold and bright with bronzes, pinks, and purples; and Sun Spiced is sultry and warm with citruses, coppers, and limes. (800) 644-4831; www.aveda.com.
5 365 SPF 30 SUNSCREEN
Perfect for year-round protection, Sonya Dakar's 365 SPF 30 Sunscreen shields skin from damaging UV rays with the soothing properties of lavender and orange extract. (877) 72-SONYA; www.sonyadakar.com.
6 BANANA PEEL AND REGENERATING COCOA MASK
Only Yourx Skin Care's new line of exfoliators includes the Banana Peel and Regenerating Cocoa Mask. With ingredients from the Amazon rainforest, these eco-friendly products offer mild to powerful exfoliation. (800) 877-4849; www.onlyyourx.com.
7 SPOT TREATMENT FLUID
Medicalia's Spot Treatment Fluid combats breakouts and maintains clear skin. Benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid, ingredients recommended by the American Academy of Dermatology as effective antibacterial fighters, help clear skin and prevent future breakouts. (866) 314-1975; www.medicalia.com.
8 DÉCLICACTIV CONTOURING PERFORMANCE SERUM
Phytomer's Déclicactiv Contouring Performance Serum is a booster that catalyzes the results of any contouring product. Containing the seashore plant samphiriane, the serum encourages the production of beta-endorphins to diminish the appearance of dimpling. (801) 487-2832; www.phytomer.com.
9 PLATINUM MEDICAL SPA SUNLESS TANNING COLLECTION
Au Courant's new Platinum Medical Spa Sunless Tanning Collection offers a healthy alternative to tanning. The line includes Instant Sunless Tanning Lotion, Instant Sunless Tanning Mousse, Bronze Face Gel, Ultra Nourishing Face and Body Polish, and Instant Sunless Tanning Spray. (800) 682-1623; www.aucourant.com.
10 SOLAR DEFENSE
Dermalogica's new Solar Defense suncare line is tailored to treat specific skin conditions, including blemish-prone, chronically dry, prematurely aging, and sensitive skin. The line features UV-Smartbooster, a microcapsule technology that releases active vitamins upon contact with UV rays to protect against free radicals. (800) 831-5150; www.dermalogica.com.
11 EYE CONTOUR SERUM
Secrets de Sothys's Eye Contour Serum reduces the appearance of bags, dark circles, puffiness, and wrinkles while minimizing the effects of hormonal and environmental aging. Iris extract combats enzymes that accelerate the aging process, and prickly pear extract reduces the effects of fatigue and stress. (800) 325-0503; www.sothys-usa.com.
TriElements's sophisticated detox nutritional supplement Inneractin contains ingredients said to help purify the blood, gastrointestinal tract, and liver. The advanced antioxidant protection it provides helps support the body's own defenses. (888) 876-3240; www.trielements.com.
13 ORGANIC SUN DEFENSE
Organic Sun Defense by Éminence Organic Skin Care contains earth minerals and vitamins to protect the skin as it adds cosmetic coverage. The antibacterial and hypoallergenic formula, available in five shades, will not clog pores, and the anti-inflammatory properties are ideal for sensitive, post-treatment skin. (888) 747-6342; www.eminenceorganics.com.
14 ORBY WORK STOOL
From Belvedere, the Orby Work Stool can sit between 14 and 30 inches off the floor to fit the needs of any therapist. The customizable work stool features a thickly padded seat covered with a high-quality vinyl and a chrome-plated base with easy-to-set friction-brake casters. Best of all, the stool can be easily disassembled for cleaning. (800) 435-5491; www.belvedereco.com.
15 LIP TREATMENT
Mineral Mine's effective duo Lip Treatment hydrates and smoothes lips. Lip Satin's jojoba and sweet almond oils hydrate and protect, while Lip Buffer's exfoliating formula smoothes dry, chapped lips and improves circulation to reduce the appearance of fine lines around the lips. (800) 338-1423; www.mineral-mine.com.
16 INVISIBLE EXPRESSION SKIN CARE LINE
Bio-therapeutic's Invisible Expression skincare line helps to reduce the signs of aging. Invisible Expression Relaxing Serum and Invisible Expression Relaxing Cream both contain Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, a naturally derived amino-peptide that minimizes expression lines. (800) 976-2544; www.bio-therapeutic.com.
17 MINI MAGNETIC BRUSH POUCH
Brush Up with Barbara's Mini Magnetic Brush Pouch holds a complete set of makeup brushes, from blush to eye shadow to powder brushes. The eight titanium brushes are made with natural hair, and the small vinyl pouch fits easily in a handbag and is perfect for traveling. (800) 338-1423; www.brushup.com.
18 PLUMPING SERUM
Moor Spa's Plumping Serum, a needle-free option for reducing wrinkles and smoothing skin around the eye area, contains Austrian moor, a nutrient-rich peat with anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. This all-natural product also contains collagen-boosting palmitoyl tri-peptides, horsetail, and lactic acid. (866) 403-4179; www.moorspa.com.
19 SUN CARE SYSTEM
Babor's Sun Care System gives skin a sun-kissed glow the healthy way. The complete line of sunless tanning products provides sun protection, sunless tanning alternatives, and soothing after-sun treatments. (800) 333-4055; www.babor.com.
20 HYDRA SOLEIL COLLECTION
The products in Repêchage's Hydra Soleil Collection contain vitamins A and E, a blend of teas to provide antioxidant benefits, and thermos thermophilus, which defends against overexposure to the sun. The collection includes SPF 15 Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 Water Resistant Sunscreen, Self Tanning Gel, SPF 15 Sunscreen Lip Shield, and Deep Relief Tea Gel. (800) 248-SKIN; www.repechage.com.
21 GET LIPPY! LIP PLUMPER
Colorlab's Get Lippy! Lip Plumper not only moisturizes and hydrates, but it also helps to volumize lips by stimulating collagen production in the lip's connective tissues. It offers an effective and gentle alternative to collagen injections. (800) 790-2417; www.colorlabcosmetics.com.
22 BAMBOO & WILD MANGO FORTIFYING MASK
Bamboo & Wild Mango Fortifying Mask, a spa-inspired hair treatment from Aetó Botanica, contains rich essential oils and botanical butters to nourish the scalp. This curative treatment rejuvenates dried-out hair, and with regular use, the emollient-rich formula helps prevent breakage. www.oloffbeauty.com.
23 LAVISH DREAM CREAM
From Sampar's Age Antidote line, Lavish Dream Cream combats the natural signs of aging while acting as an intense day or night moisturizer. Acerola extract, plant sugar, and walnut extract boost the skin's natural defenses against pollutants. (800) 539-0019; www.sampar.com.
Sunbrushed's Sunscreens, available in SPF 8, 15, and 30, protect the skin from UVA and UVB rays. Ingredients such as aloe, shea butter, and vitamin E help moisturize the skin as it tans. (800) 568-9392; www.sunbrushed.com.
Duette, a facial system from Aesthetic Technologies, combines Parisian Peel crystal microdermabrasion and DiamondTome, a crystal-free skin resurfacing system. The system allows technicians to switch between the two methods as well as customize treatments for specific skin types and helps reduce the appearance of scars. (800) 262-4412; www.parisianpeel.com.
26 LIP PERFECTION
Lip Perfection, a kit from Bioelements, contains three essential lipcare products. Tinted Balm for Fuller Lips-SPF 15 gives lips natural color while volumizing and defining. The sugarcane crystals and shea butter in Lip Buff exfoliate and lubricate dry lips, and the vitamin E in Instant Emollient heals and protects lips. (800) 433-6650; www.bioelements.com.
Idoceane, a relaxing marine treatment from Thalgo, uses products inspired by eastern therapies. This four-step treatment includes Precious Milk Bath, Sublime Cream (both pictured), Luxurious Massage Oil, and Sweet and Savory Body Scrub. East Coast (800) 228-4254, Midwest and West Coast (866) GO THALGO; www.thalgo.com.
28 HYDRATING BODY POLISH AND ALGAE LOOFAH BAR
Avancé's star exfoliators, which include Hydrating Body Polish and Algae Loofah Bar, prepare winter-worn skin for summer. Hydrating Body Polish utilizes algae extracts, lavender oil, and seaweed water to smooth skin without irritation. The seaweed-based Algae Loofah Bar gently exfoliates the skin for a healthy glow, while sesame oil provides the skin with moisture. (800) 777-SKIN; www.avanceskincare.com.