Spotlight: New Products
June 1, 2003
RepechageClinically tested for SPF performance following FDA guidelines, Perfect Skin Liquid Foundation, SPF 12 filters out harmful UVB rays while at the same time providing flawless coverage. Available in three additional new shades, it minimizes shine and delivers a smooth finish without clogging pores. (800) 248-SKIN.
Creative Beauty InnovationsDecolleteamp; Bust Contouring Creme from CBI's new Replenish System skincare line is rich in Kigelia Africana fruit extract, which has a high content of bio-flavonoids and amino acids to restore smoothness while strengthening skin's elasticity and firmness. The tightening effects of magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, co-enzyme Q10, and locust bean extracts result in visible improvements. (800) 822-7546.
Creative Beauty Innovations
BiomarisAn effective combination of shower gel and body peeling enzymes, Shower Peeling softens skin, stimulates blood circulation and lymph flow, and prepares the skin for further application of skincare products. It also provides an intensive deep cleansing for blemished skin. Active ingredients include algae extract, jojoba wax beads, cellulose, and pro-vitamin B5. (866) 684-7546.
BiodrogaThe new Liquid Make Up for demanding and dry skin has a light, liquid texture that assures an even complexion. Light-reflecting pigments help fine lines and wrinkles appear to vanish. The plant ingredient iris isoflavone prevents the skin from premature aging and dehydration, while counteracting the age-induced enzymatic decline of elastin and collagen formation. www.biodroga.com/.
Shira EstheticsVitality Oxygen Moisturizer is an innovative moisturizer that contains oxygen carriers to reduce the buildup of dead cells and supply oxygen to the epidermal layer. Because it contains hyaluronic acid, this moisturizer is perfect for sun-stressed, dehydrated skin. It features SPF 15. (800) 957-4472.
Gunilla of SwedenIntroducing six specialty items: Lerosett Clay Mask helps problem skin; Akta Cell Rejuvenator improves elasticity and replenishes moisture; Akta Moisture with Ceramides helps to form a protective barrier against moisture loss; Alpha Hydroxy Moisturizer with 10 percent acidity helps exfoliate dead skin cells and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin; and Akta Facial Wash and Balancing Toner both contain natural herbs and extracts. (800) 553-5153.
Gunilla of Sweden
BaborColors of the Sea, the new CHIC line of summer lip, eye, and nail shades, comes in iridescent tones. The latest lip colors provide a wet-look effect with intense shimmer and are perfectly coordinated with the nail shades of the same name, such as Starfish, Waterlily, and Pink Lobster. The eye pencils provide irresistible contours and come in Silver Pearl, Red Oyster, and Sea Algae. (888) 222-6791.
ValmontTime Perfection is an SPF 20 pigment-enhanced day cream with UVA and UVB protection. Key active ingredients include HP DNA and RNA to moisturize and stimulate skin's essential functions, aloe vera to preserve skin elasticity, botanical polysaccharides to offer stressed cells a means of protection, titanium dioxide, vitamins A and E, and coated pigments to illuminate skintone. (866) 411VALMONT.
Pibbs IndustriesDesigned for maximum space efficiency with a modern look, the 2500 Liv-Agen Skin Care System is completely mobile and can be moved from client to client with ease. The specialized top keeps all attachments organized and within easy reach. (718) 445-8046 when calling within New York state; (800) 551-5020 outside.
BelvedereThe latest addition to the company's line of Diane hydrotherapy products is the Diane Massage Top. When combined with the Diane Hydrotherapy tub, which serves as the base for the massage top, the day spa professional is able to lower capital expenses by providing multiple treatments in one room. It features a well-upholstered surface covered by white vinyl for long-lasting comfort and durability. (800) 544-3131.
Bio-TherapeuticThe Bio-Ultimate Gold-Masque edition offers two technological innovations in microcurrent skincare: the Bio-Masque, an electrically conductive mask that will revolutionize the Bio-Facial; and Bio-Tips, stainless steel probe tips that offer improved conductivity. Utilizing a technology known as microcurrent, this machine aids in reducing signs of aging and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. (800) 976-2544.
Harms SoftwareEmpower your business with Millennium Advanced Salon/Spa Management. The program gives spa professionals a wide range of tools and functions, such as package booking, pre-booking of clients, and retention analysis. Using this software, you can easily allow clients to book appointments online, and your employees can view their goals from home. (888) 813-2141.
Monique Mathieu InternationalThe Apron Black is just one of the many new styles from the company's popular Zen Black Collection of haute couture ready-to-wear uniforms for spa and salon professionals. The collection features exotic designs with comfort and durability in mind. (561) 989-9910.
Monique Mathieu International
MedicaliaThis ophthalmology-tested Medi-Renew Eye Cream combines a specific blend of potent ingredients such as moisture-rich hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, marine collagen, and marine elastin to ensure hydrating, nourishing, and repairing benefits for the delicate eye area. The greaseless, firming formula minimizes fine lines and contains UV protection. (866) 314-1975.
Nordic CareBlending unique Scandinavian extracts with natural sea salt, Nordic Care's Foot Scrub is a warming exfoliator that gently smooths feet as it cleanses. Nutrient-intense and curative botanicals protect, balance, and restore skin to a more natural, healthy condition. (877) 588-3700.
Visual ChangesGly-Sal Pads are convenient natural alpha and beta hydroxy acid pads that help reveal younger, healthier skin. Formulated with 5 percent glycolic acid derived from sugar cane, 2 percent salicylic acid derived from willow bark, plus grapefruit essential oil and anti-inflammatory herbs, these pads work well on oily and acne-prone skin. (800) 400-8901.
PevoniaThe complex acid and oil formula in Phytopedic Foot Smoothing Dry Oil helps refresh, repair, and heal callused, tired feet. Containing salicylic acid, glycolic acid, and lavender essential oil, the product glides on dry and effectively softens existing calluses while preventing future callus formation. Vitamins A and E help restore moisture. (800) PEVONIA.
Mineral EssentialsSatin Lip Glosses are made with the finest ingredients nature can offer and provide intense shine and sheer color in nine shades. Vitamin E, aloe vera, grapeseed extract, green tea extract, wheat germ oil, and beeswax work together to condition, moisturize, and protect lips, while a touch of peppermint oil adds minty freshness. The glosses are available for private labeling. (800) 338-1423.
Academie Scientific USAAcad'Epil is a revolutionizing post-depilatory treatment that controls hair regrowth while providing moisture to the skin and preventing ingrown hair. Each product of the Acad'Epil line contains a complex of active ingredients that specifically inhibit hair regrowth. (800) 323-6984.
Academie Scientific USA
Golden RatioThe company's most popular multi-treatment table, the Verona Gas Spring Hydraulic Lift Table, is now simpler to use, easier to maintain, and even more affordable than before. The gas-spring adjusts 60 inches for the backrest and 30 inches for the knee portion. (800) 296-0612.