Spotlight: New Products
April 1, 2005
ACIDO-GELFor blemish control and epidermal surface renewal, recommend Medicalia's Acido-Gel. The gel helps exfoliate surface accumulations, including clogged pores and blackheads, while controlling bacteria. It is recommended for treating blemished, scarred, or uneven skin and for lightening hyperpigmentation. (866) 314-1975; www.medicalia.com.
COLOUR ACTIFRepêage takes a therapeutic approach to cosmetics with Colour Actif, a complete line with all the hydrating, protecting, and rejuvenating benefits of seaweed. Created for mature skin, Colour Actif cosmetics help sustain skin's youthfulness and vitality. (800) 248-SKIN; www.repechage.com.
DOLLED UPTap into clients' inner fashionista with Creative Nail Design's Dolled Up collection. The line features six nail shades: Toxic Perfection, a coral gold shimmer; Paris in Pink, a pink cream; Silicone Smile, a white shimmer; Trophy, a bright watermelon; Chic Plastique, a metallic lilac; and Nylon Blonde, a light pink frost. (800) 833-NAIL; www.creativenaildesign.com.
EYE TENSOR MASKFrance Laure's collagen- and elastin- based Eye Tensor Mask firms and decongests both the eye and upper lip regions. The mask is enriched with chamomile and blueberry extract to soften and brighten the skin. (800) 361-1361; www.francelaure.com.
Eye tensor mask
LA PAUSE TEMPSThe latest addition to Matis Paris's Response Temps line is La Pause Temps, a day and night cream that restores balance to weakened skin. Formulated specifically for those going through hormonal changes, the cream comforts, nourishes, and revitalizes the skin. (877) MATIS-77; www.matisparis-usa.com.
La pause temps
BI-PHASED SOFT MAKE-UP REMOVING FLUIDSothys Paris's Bi-phased Soft Make-up Removing Fluid is enhanced with extracts of licorice and mallow, allowing your clients to soften and soothe their skin while removing even tough waterproof makeup. (800) 325-0503; www.sothys-usa.com.
Bi-phased soft make-up removing fluid
NATURAL PEELING LINEBio Flora's Natural Peeling Line is a non-surgical skincare line developed to help reverse and prevent the signs of aging. All the products, including Bio-Marine Moisture Solution, All-Day Intensive Wrinkle Cream, and Bio-Marine Nature Peeling, are enriched with natural, pure, botanical ingredients. (877) BIOFLOR; www.bio-flora.com.
Natural peeling line
BIO MAGIC MASKBiologique Recherche's all-natural, fragrance-freeBio Magic Mask tones, purifies, and re-energizes to leave skin soft and radiant. The bio-marine mask's detoxifying and energizing ingredients include corn extract, plankton extract, wheat germ, and white clay. (800) 755-5270; www.biologique-recherche.com.
Bio magic mask
QUENCHSkin Blends's Quench is a hydrating hyaluronic acid-rich formula that includes chamomile extract, plant collagen, and royal jelly extract. The formula can be retailed, used during treatments, or blended into customized home-care and treatment products. (877) 754-6253; www.skinblends.com.
WHITE ELASTOWAXAvailable in both Flexible Hot Wax and Versatile Strip Wax, Lycon's White Elastowax removes hair as short as one millimeter. The wax works at a low temperature and is enriched with coconut and vanilla, making it extra gentle on the skin. (800) 903-4321; www.lycon.com.au.
BODY CARE TRIOGuinot Paris's Body Care Trio—Moisturizing Body Lotion; non-irritating, soap-free Creamy Foam Shower Mousse; and Smoothing Body Scrub—cleanses, exfoliates, and moisturizes. (800) 523-1030; www.guinotusa.com.
Body care trio
SPA TREATMENT BOXESPlantogen's Spa Treatment Boxes have all the necessary products and accessories needed to perform several treatments. The Active Manuka Honey Facial series, available for normal and dry or oily and combination skin, heals and restores. (800) 851-6533.
Spa treatment boxes
MERENGUE SEA SALTS BODY EXFOLIATORIssimo International's Merengue Sea Salts Body Exfoliator utilizes the therapeutic properties of Dead Sea salt crystals, which contain five times the concentration of minerals in other salts. Cumin Seed and Sweet Fennel extracts add antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. (877) ISSIMO-1; www.issimointernational.com.
Merengue sea salts body exfoliator
DUAL NATURE FACE PROTECTION SPF 15Aveda's Dual Nature Face Protection SPF 15, a daily facial sunscreen, protects against both sun exposure and damage from environmental free radicals. The lightweight oil-free lotion can be worn alone, over moisturizer, or under makeup. (800) 644-4831; www.aveda.com.
Dual nature face protection spf 15
LIGNE FONDAMENTALE COMBINATION SKIN CLEANSERPevonia's Ligne Fondamentale Combination Skin Cleanser is a lightly textured water-soluble wash that lifts impurities. Containing the finest ingredients, including essential grapefruit oil to purify, tighten, and brighten the complexion; safflower oil to revitalize and hydrate; rosemary to rejuvenate and improve circulation; and lemon to refine pores, the cleanser leaves skin fresh and soft. (800) PEVONIA; www.pevonia.com.
Ligne fondamentale combination skin cleanser
AYUR-MEDIC LINESpa Elegance has three additions to its Ayur-Medic line: Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Block SPF-30, a lightly tinted, waterproof sun block; Intensive Zone Treatment Cream for face and body, a cream that promises to stimulate collagen synthesis; and Pigment Relief Antioxidant Peel Off Mask, a professional-use-only cooling and firming mask that prevents free-radical damage and helps relieve hyperpigmentation. (877) 200-7727; www.spaelegance.com.
OCEA SUNA part of Thalgo's Thalasso-Nutrition and suncare lines, Ocea Sun prevents cellular aging and improves skin's tolerance to the sun. The capsules, taken twice daily for 15 days prior to sun exposure, help prepare skin for exposure and minimize damage. Continued consumption helps any tan last. East, (800) 228-4254; Midwest and West, (866) GO-THALGO; www.thalgo.com.
BIO-MAPLE CELLULAR RENEWAL SERUMPatented Bio-Maple compound technology and alpha hydroxy acids in B. Kamins Chemist's Bio-Maple Cellular Renewal Serum help stimulate the turnover of new cells and improve the visible effects of environmental damage. (888) BKAMINS; www.bkamins.com.
Bio-maple cellular renewal serum
LEMI STOOLCosmopro's ergonomically designed durable, yet comfortable, Lemi Stool promotes ideal treatment accessibility and maximum therapist comfort. Highly versatile and made of high-grade vinyl, the stool is ideal for the spa environment. Additional options include a choice of saddle or round seat and back support. (866) 698-6580; www.cosmopro.com.
EXFOLIATING BODY SCRUBDermalogica's Exfoliating Body Scrub is now available in an 11.5-ounce flip-top tube for professional use. The botanical formula, made with pulverized olive and date palm seeds, can be incorporated into treatments as well as offered for retail. (800) 611-SKIN; www.dermalogica.com.
Exfoliating body scrub
REVITAMINE COMPLEX SERUMPharmaskincare's Revitamine Complex Serum helps restore and revitalize the complexion. Potent antioxidants also act against damaging free radicals, giving skin a surge of vitality and a clear, youthful radiance. (800) 266-9506; www.pharmaskincare.com.
Revitamine complex serum
COLORTrue Cream Blush, True Eye Accents, and Transforming Mineral Mist are part of True's Color collection, a complete cosmetics line made with idebenone. The line promises a high level of performance and a wide range of modern shades. (800) 419-TRUE; www.truecosmetics.com.
MESONIUM 1 AND 2Boost a tired-looking complexion with Yon-Ka Paris's Mesonium 1 and 2. The combination of Mesonium 1, a revitalizing oil that nourishes and regenerates, and Mesonium 2, a firming water-based fluid, stimulates skin cells for a more youthful appearance. (800) 533-6276; www.yonkausa.com.
Mesonium 1 and 2
CREMEWEAR BLUSHYour Name Professional Brands's Cremewear Blush uses advanced optical technology to bring an incandescent glow to all complexions. Available in five warm-to-cool shades, the blush leaves a smooth, natural-looking finish. (800) 221-3071; www.yournamepro.com.
HIS BIOELEMENTSThe His Bioelements men's line from Bioelements includes four products: Pre-shave Cleanser, Perfect Shave cream, Post-shave Serum, and exfoliating Volcanic Mud Soap for face and body. The line is also packaged as a retail item in the Perfect Shave Dopp Kit. (800) 433-6650; www.bioelements.com.
JOJOBA GLOJojoba Glo by OPI is a 60-second smoother for hands, feet, and body. Formulated with naturally exfoliating sugar, three forms of jojoba, and grapeseed oil, the product delivers head-to-toe softness and long-lasting results. (800) 341-9999; www.opi.com.
WHISPER EXTENDED ABLATION LASERRadiancy's Whisper Extended Ablation Laser allows credentialed operators to provide laser peels with quick results and no recovery downtime. The handheld device requires minimal maintenance and is also cost effective, easy to operate, and highly reliable. (888) 661-2220; www.radiancy.com.
Whisper extended ablation laser
PERLE DE VIERich and easily absorbed, the French-made Perle De Vie skincare line distributed by Dragonfly heals dry, mature skin. The lotion's key ingredient, organic donkey's milk, works to replenish. (866) 403-4179; www.dragonflyspa.com.
Perle de vie
Oxyceuticals home care kitDue to the popularity of Oxyceuticals Professional Oxygen Acne Treatment System, used for in-spa treatments, Echo2 Plus has created the Oxyceuticals Home Care Kit. The kit contains four products—Tea Tree Foaming Cleanser, Medicated Exfoliating Astringent, Advanced UV Protector, and Oxygen Enriched Calming Lotion. (800) 592-3246; www.echo2plus.com
Oxyceuticals home care kit
GOLDEN CAVIARBiodroga's Golden Caviar line contains a concentrated dry extract of sevruga sturgeon roe from the Caspian Sea.The extract has minerals and amino acids that moisturize and improve skin cell metabolism. (800) 572-2324; www.biodroga.com.