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As the days get brighter and warmer, seasonal nail shades, haircare innovations and the latest in skincare are among the newest products on the market


Diamond Designs Uniforms has introduced Barco Unify to its range. Aiming to fuse fashion with professionalism, each piece of the Mission line features athleisure-inspired silhouettes, with the top including a button neckline and chest pocket, and the joggers having a high-rise elastic waistband and cargo pockets. The Mission set is also easycare and wrinkle-free, and made with a blend of fabric that is non-absorbent, so moisture moves to the outer layer and dries quickly.
Trade: from €32.90


The new Keratin Complex KCTEXTURE Intense Hydrating Masque promises to restore essential moisture to dehydrated curls, while reducing breakage and frizz. Suitable for all hair types, it's enriched with a blend of keratin, oils and butters.
RRP: €36.50


The Mii Cosmetics Bright Eyed Revitalising Balm is a multifunctional, fast-action balm designed to provide a brightening boost to the eye area. The formula includes hyaluronic acid to restore hydration levels, and phytosphingosine to support the skin’s barrier function, minimising dark circles and brightening with a lifting effect.

RRP: €27.40


Skinceuticals A.G.E Interrupter Advanced has been reformulated 14 years after its initial launch. The new formulation features 20% more proxylane to target the appearance of wrinkles, promoting firmness, smoothness and elasticity. The concentrated multi-corrective treatment also features new ingredient glycyrrhetinic acid.
RRP: €199.75


The new Joico YouthLock Haircare range promises to recapture and sustain youthful bounce, shine and manageability, resulting in strong, lustrous hair. Formulated with collagen, buriti fruit oil and the brand's smart release technology, the collection includes YouthLock Shampoo, Conditioner, Treatment Masque and Blowout Crème.
RRP: from €21.50


Fake Bake’s Tanning Water is made to refresh and bronze the skin at the same time. Made from a 100% naturally-derived tanning agent, the formula contains skin-calming passion flower extract to help keep skin healthy, is 'touch dry' in just two-to-three minutes and fully develops in six to eight hours.
Trade: €15.85


Wella Professionals has launched its Ultimate Repair in-salon treatment, a new innovation that is inspired by skincare. Featuring a four-step regime that promises to deliver long-lasting shine, strength and smoothness, it aims to rebuild the bond inside the hair cortex, and replenish the outside of the hair.
Trade: available on request


The Shade Sense collection from CND features six seasonal, soft-hued pastels. Available in Shellac and Vinylux formulas, choose from Mint & Meditation, a shimmering mint pastel; Live Love Lavender, a soft lilac; Keep an Opal Mind, a creamy iridescent pearl; Climb to the Top-az, a muted sky blue, Quartz Correct, a peachy pale pink, and Seeing Citrine, a sparkling mellow yellow. Trade: €101.60 (Shellac full collection); €40.45 (Vinylux full collection)


The Lychee and Raspberry Drizzle Manicure & Pedicure Soak is the latest addition to Hive’s dual use range, designed to help salons save money. The non-foaming and fast-acting vegan soak is formulated with antioxidants, and harnesses the natural benefits of raspberry seed oil and grapefruit. It also features tea tree oil to help prepare the treatment area.
Trade: €5.40


Alfaparf Milano Professional has introduced heat protection to 230°C and a vegan formulation to its Semi di Lino Diamond Extraordinary All-in-1 Fluid and Semi di Lino Moisture Nutritive Detangling Fluid. Both products also contain nutri-sugars with moisturising and nutritive action; shine fix complex for brightening power; and a mulit-vitamin complex to give the hair fibre a recharge of antioxidant energy.
RRP: €15.75 (Semi di Lino Diamond Extraordinary All-in-1 Fluid); €14.50 (Semi di Lino Moisture Nutritive Detangling Fluid)


The new R+Co Labyrinth 3-in-1 Texturizing Shampoo + Conditioner + Styler features plumping, light conditioning polymers that bond to strands. Formulated with a range of ingredients, including cactus, pea plant protein and sunflower extract, it promises to add instant texture, while nourishing the hair.
RRP: €32


Formulated with ingredients such as naticol hydrolyzed fish collagen, vitamin C and hyaluronic acid, Collagen Boost is an anti-aging, liquid dietary supplement that promises to enhance the health and beauty of skin, hair, nails and joints. Each daily dose also contains B vitamins, folic acid, biotin, niacin and zinc.
RRP: €34.90


Guinot has launched Nouvelle Vie Cream, which is designed to combat the first signs of ageing. It is formulated with ingredients such as hydravie complex, a plant-based complex directly derived from beech buds; vitamin E, which features antioxidant properties to protect skin from premature ageing; and hydrocyte complex, which helps to reduce dehydration lines and intensely replenishes moisture. With a delicate rosy cream texture, Nouvelle Vie Cream promises smoother and firmer skin.
RRP: €69


Schwarzkopf Professional has launched its newly improved BLONDME colour and lightening range. The colour line includes the newly integrated anti-metal bond protection technology, alongside the existing dual bond technology, which aims to enable hairdressers to create any blonde look for individual clients.
Trade: available on request


Medik8 has launched Crystal Retinal Ceramide Eye, an all-in-one solution for night-time eye care. Inspired by the original vitamin A facial serum Crystal Retinal, this lightweight cream is formulated to deliver all-night moisture to the eye area, while remaining gentle on even the most sensitive of skins. It promises to improve signs of ageing around the eyes by smoothing the appearance of crow’s feet, visibly lifting and depuffing eye contours, and brightening dark circles by morning.
RRP: from €47.10


Bumble and bumble's new Bond-Building Repair Oil Serum is a leave-in oil serum that promises to deliver transformative, cortex-to-cuticle repair, creating softer, smoother and stronger strands. Powered by the brand's honey bond-building complex, this lightweight treatment-styler hybrid helps reverse the look of damage caused by heat, chemical and physical styling.
RRP: €45


Kemon has launched Cramer Color 1965 Tone-on-Tone Color. The ammonia-free range consists of 49 intermixable colours, subdivided into 16 colour series in 100ml tubes.Also new from Kemon is its Developer Pouch Bags, which use 75% less plastic for its Nayo, Unicolor and Yogreen Color System ranges, and promise no product waste and less CO2 emissions.
Trade: available on request


DIBI Milano has launched a new addition to its Acid Infusion in-salon treatment menu, along with three new at-home retail products. The new retail products from the Italian professional skincare brand are No-Age Revitalizing Fluid Cream Pure Ferulic Acid + Hyaluronic Acid, No-Age Bioactivating Roll-on for Eyes with Glycyrrhetinic Acid + Glycosaminoglycans and No-Age Renewing Hand Cream with Pure Mandelic Acid + Vitamin C.
RRP: from €19.75

This article appears in the MAY 2023 Issue of Professional Beauty & HJ Ireland

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This article appears in the MAY 2023 Issue of Professional Beauty & HJ Ireland