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Innovations in colour technology mean there are more products than ever on the market to help you transform clients’ hair in the salon


Crazy Color’s redesigned Power Pigment Drops can be used to tone, colour and refresh vivid hair. From bold, vibrant hues, to subtle, eye-catching accents, the drops are versatile, and can be mixed and matched with different shades, or used as a colour mask to refresh existing colour. The come in a compact 30ml bottle. Trade: €8.55


CBD 3D Professional Hair Colour Cream is formulated with CBD oil, hydrolysed keratin and argan oil. Offering threedimensional colour results, while nourishing and conditioning the hair during the process,the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD help avoid irritation caused by alkalinity, and its anti-oxidant action helps to cleanse the hair of free radicals created by the environment or previous chemical treatments.

Trade: available on request


Alfaparf Milano Professional has introduced an updated version of its Evolution of the Color permanent colour line. The new comprehensive colour protection system features blue light, anti-pollution and a UV protection system. Promising 100% grey hair coverage and up to three levels of lightening, the vegan formula is infused with hyaluronic acid, while the emulsifying complex helps to create an even distribution of the product. Trade: €12.80


Osmo Ikon's Pastel Metallic shades are formulated with sunflower seed extract and micro-connective technology (MCT) to leave hair looking and feeling smoother, healthier and more radiant. Micro-sized colour molecules are easily absorbed into the hair cuticle, allowing for lower ammonia content to significantly improve hair conditioning. Delivering long-lasting permanent colour, the Apricot, Lilac, Aquamarine, Strawberry and Ice shades promise to create depth, shine and vibrancy, with a metallic finish.

Trade: €5.35


L’Oréal Pofessionnel Paris has introduced two new Burgundy Red shades to its iNOA range of ammonia-free colour, giving hairdressers more versatility and choice to create a palette of rich, deep, long-lasting reds. iNOA’s formula harnesses the power of oil to deliver high-impact colour, thanks to its patented oil delivery system (ODS) technology. With optimal scalp comfort and no odour, iNOA promises to deliver up to 100% grey coverage and visibly improved hair quality.

Trade: €14.80


Part of Insight's Incolour line, the Capsule Collection comprises of 12 new shades, including a light ash brown, five cool blondes, two warm blondes and two reds. There are also two toners to complement the range. The line, which promises long-lasting intense pigments, is formulated with hydra-colour technology to deliver complete moisture to the hair; argan oil to ensure hair is protected during colouring; and grapeseed butter, which has antioxidant properties, and helps control the hair’s moisture levels.

Trade: €6.90


With its ammonia-free liquid formula, which can transform into a gel or cream, Schwarzkopf Professional's new Igora Vibrance now has more services and shades, along with an increased focus on sustainability. The new shades include four natural and eight blonde pastel tones to complement the existing portfolio, while the new salon services are Colour Melt, Glossing and Lived-In Blonde

Trade: available on request


Joining the System Blonde range, ASP’s Charcoal Bleach Powder Lightener is formulated with charcoal to neutralise yellow and orange tones. Other ingredients include guar gum, zea mays and corn proteins to protect, nourish and hydrate the hair and scalp during the lightening process, making it ideal for all on and off-scalp techniques.

Trade: €25


Blonde High.Lift is the first product in the Kevin. Murphy+Blonde Range. The high-performance solution promises to lighten hair up to five levels for optimum lift and neutralisation, delivering a clear spectrum of blonde. It contains organic argan oil to help nourish and revitalise the hair, while adding maximum shine.

RRP: €13.15


Revlon Professional Color Excel has two new acid and alkaline formulas. Color Excel Acidic Gloss Treatment promises to reverse damage and recover the hair’s natural condition in just one application. With the ability to recover shine with less breakage in just 10 minutes, it’s the fast route to stronger, healthier looking colour. The Color Excel Alkaline Tone-On-Tone Crème Color offers low-lift, low-commitment colour infused with shine.
Trade: from €6.99

This article appears in the MARCH/APRIL 2024 Issue of Professional Beauty & HJ Ireland

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This article appears in the MARCH/APRIL 2024 Issue of Professional Beauty & HJ Ireland