As spring arrives, so too does a variety of new products, with waxing innovations, sustainable haircare and skincare solutions being among the latest launches
HOME AND DRY
The new Olaplex No.4D Clean Volume Detox Dry Shampoo is a volumising style extender that is formulated to detoxify and maintain scalp health between washes. Active ingredients cleanse hair and repel odour and damaging pollutants, without clogging pores, promising to leave hair soft and fresh, with a light fragrance, and the scalp feeling calm.
RRP: €29.50 xpertprofessional.ie
Janssen Cosmetics' spring skincare collection Floral Energy features three new products – Floral Energy Serum, Floral Energy Massage Cream and Floral Energy Peel-Off Mask. The range is based on selected floral extracts, such as edelweiss, Alpine rose, white lupin and Damask rose, to help the skin recover from the effects of winter and reduce wrinkles.
Trade: €78.55 janssen-cosmetics.ie
SOOTHE AND SMOOTH
Harley Wax Ingrown Hair Solution reduces the build-up of dead skin cells that can block pores, causing irritation and ingrown hairs. Used straight after waxing to soothe and treat skin, it promises to leave it calm, refreshed and smooth.
RRP: €16.90 harleywax.ie
The new ghd duet style is a two-in-one hot air styler that promises to transform hair from wet to styled, with no damage. Featuring a chamber that combines internal airflow aerodynamics with four smart low-temperature plates, the styler dries and styles hair, delivering smooth and glossy results. The ghd duet style is also designed to minimise energy consumption, while its acoustic system offers lower sound levels. RRP: €399 ghdhair.com
New from Gelish is the Pure Beauty collection, featuring six pastel shades available in both gel polish and Gelish Dip Express Powder formulas. The collection features three pastel nudes – Radiant Renewal, Bed of Petals and Pretty Simple – as well as slate blue Test The Waters, khaki Lead It All Behind and purple Malva. Trade: available on request gelish.com
The Massage Candle by Sienna X is a multi-use scented candle, massage oil, body lotion and lip balm. Blended with cocoa butter, shea butter, jojoba oil, sweet almond oil and vitamin E, it promises to hydrate skin with these ingredients, which glide onto the skin once the candle has been lit and transformed to a luxury massage oil. Trade: €6.65 (60g), €14 (160g) sienna-x.co.uk
Keune has relaunched it So Care range, which has four solutions for different hair types – Cool for yellow tones, Polish to fight frizz, Restore for dry, damaged hair, and Clarify to tackle product build-up, grime and pollution. The vegan, carbon-neutral products also have new sustainable packaging, including a refill system in a pouch.
RRP: available on request capitalhairandbeauty.ie
L’Oreal Professionnel's new Scalp Advanced range offers targeted care that addresses scalp needs from skin to hair root. Anti-Discomfort is designed to dispel itchiness, burning or unpleasant tingling sensations; Anti-Oiliness helps to purify the epidermis so that new skin cells can generate; and Anti-Dandruff contains piroctone olamine, an anti-bacterial and anti-fungal ingredient for clarifying the scalp and eliminating dandruff.
RRP: from €22.40 lorealprofessionnel.co.uk
Cococera is a new waxing brand for delicate skin. Formulated to stick to the hair, the single-wax application promises to be gentle on the most sensitive and reactive skin, eliminating ingrown hairs, along with the risk of folliculitis because it does not irritate the skin, or cause any redness, inflammation or itchy spots. Applied at low temperatures, it is also suitable for clients that suffer from capillary fragility.
Trade: from €15 nailandbeauty.ie
With Denman’s new brush print technology, the patterns and colours won’t rub or scratch. Available in Paint Swirl or Hidden Leopard, the Tangle Tamer Ultra is a wet and dry detangling brush that promises to effortlessly glide through knots and tangles. It can be used on extensions, wigs and hair that is excessively curly or thick.
RRP: €19.15 denmanbrush.com
Redken’s Styling Collection has been upgraded with a new look and a new volume innovation. Featuring 19 products, including Big Blowout, Quick Blowout, Thermal Spray, Touchable Texture, Beach Spray and Pliable Paste, the range promises to have everything needed to prep, protect, volumise, tousle, texturise and hold any look.
RRP: from €16.99 capitalhairandbeauty.ie
CLEAR AND CORRECT
Pevonia's ProCorrective Clear-Control Acne & Blemished Skin Line features a full skincare routine available for retail. The homecare range comprises four products: Clean-Control Exfoliator, Clear-Control Moisturiser, Clear-Control Mask and Clear-Control Blemish Treatment, available to purchase individually or as a kit. The line includes anti-acne ingredients such as salicylic acid, microcitrus australasica fruit extract, AHAs and tea tree extract.
Trade: from €22.55 pevonia.co.uk
ONE -STOP SKINCARE
Formulated for mature skin, Casmara’s Limited Edition Q10 Skincare Set contains five hydrating Gold Eye Patches, a Jade Gua Sha massager and a jar of Q10 Rescue Intensive Nutri Cream. Designed to be a one-stop skincare routine, the nourishing ingredients include hyaluronic acid, collagen, and macadamia and argan oils. Inspired by traditional Chinese medicine and crystal therapies, the Gua Sha can be used on the face, neck and chest to help relieve muscle tension and promote lymphatic drainage, encouraging the appearance of plumper, more radiant skin.
RRP: €95 casmara.ie
Promising the setting power of a brow gel, the staining abilities of cosmetic brow tint and the nourishing benefits of polypeptides, Browcode Tinted Multi-Peptide Brow Gel offers an all-in-one styling experience for the brows. Ideal for lifting the brow hairs with a subtle hold, and filling in sparse areas, it is available in Taupe, Soft Brown, Chocolate, Dark Brown and Granite. Trade: €20.95 flair.ie
Pinkfishes' new Berry Bond Lash & Brow Balm can be applied to both eyelashes and eyebrows, to nourish and fix hairs in place. Formulated with coconut, olive and jojoba oil, the berry-scented glue imitator is suitable for lash lift treatments, brow laminations or on eyebrows for an everyday look.
Trade: €14.99 flair.ie
Germaine de Capuccini has launched a new treatment that brings a multitude of holistic and scientific elements into one offering. Timexpert Hydraluronic promises to redefine and smooth the skin from within, restoring its plumpness. Suitable for a wide range of skin concerns, including premature ageing, hyperpigmentation and dehydration, the treatment and its corresponding retail products feature a formula that combines the power of hyaluronic acid with the brand's patented HLG nanopolyer.
RRP: available on request germaine-de-capuccini.co.uk
Alfaparf Milano Professional’s Semi Di Lino Cristalli Liquidi has undergone an upgrade, with the classic product now featuring added thermal protection from heat tools, up to 230°C. Formulated with flaxseed oil, vitamin E, and other antioxidants to smooth and fight against frizz, the lightweight, illuminating serum is suitable for all hair types, leaving it soft, shiny and tangle-free.
RRP: €19.50 xpertprofessional.ie
Revlon Professional has launched its Scalp Moisturizing Lotion as part of the Re/ Start Hydration range. Suitable for clients who want to have a complete hydration routine, or those with a very dry scalp, it's formulated with hyalucomplex, a combination of hyaluronic acid and panthenol. The lightweight formula helps to balance and protect the scalp microbiome, while moisturising it.
RRP: €19.95 revlonprofessional.com
Yellow Professional’s Liss range promises to tame even the most frizzy and uncontrollable hair. The new Liss vegan recipe is made with plant-based ingredients, including keraveg, which works as an alternative to animal keratin. The collection includes Liss Shampoo, Conditioner, Mask and Multi-Benefit Serum.
Trade: available on request flair.ie
A high-dose, fast-acting multiretinoid with booster technology, Dermalogica’s Dynamic Skin Retinol Serum works to help retexturise skin, while evening tone and minimising the appearance of pores and wrinkles. It features a complex of fast-acting granactive retinoid, retinol, time-released encapsulated retinol, and a retinol booster with concentrated squalene and beta-glucan to support recovery.
Trade: €48.70 dermalogica.ie
CALM AND COMFORT▲
Voya has launched its Moments of Calm bodycare and wellbeing limited-edition set. Designed to soothe, calm and comfort, it features the organic seaweed brand's Mindful Dreams relaxing body oil, Mini Lavender Candle and Pillow Heaven sleep spray, housed in a reusable tin-plated steel container.
RRP: €58 voya.ie
K18’s Peptide Prep Pro Chelating Hair Complex is a no-mix, no-rinse, demineralising hair treatment that is clinically proven to reduce hard water and mineral build-up in four minutes, ensuring a clean canvas for healthy hair. It promises more even colour, along with restored smoothness and bounce, and improved effectiveness of products and styling.
RRP: €94.80 k18hair.ie
Million Dollar Facial has launched professional dermaplaning tool DermaGlide. A rigid hand tool designed to securely hold the blade, it features an adjustable handpiece designed to work around the many contours of the face. Lightweight and ergonomic, DermaGlide is also easily adjustable between the fingers, while the handle tapers to a spatula scoop to help administer balm with ease.
Trade: available on request milliondollarfacial.com
This article appears in the March/April 2023 Issue of Professional Beauty & HJ Ireland
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