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Hair Color’s Newest Innovations

February 7th, 2007

 

Cool new stuff in at-home hair coloring.

At-home hair coloring products keep getting better and better. Here are some latest updates.

ROOT BUSTERS

Those dreaded roots! Hair colorings most obvious problem is getting easier to fix.

The Mixer

imageA truly revolutionary one-step application process, offers "a no mess mix" solution. The Mixer, $26, was created to cover the early regrowth at the root line of temples, part line and crown. To learn more about ways to purchase the product and to view the color selection choices visit Colour-Revolution. Also available upon request, is a color swatch sample.

[Product Tip: When using The Mixer, be sure to disregard what is currently "sitting in the mixer head" and start with a fresh batch.]


Revlon ColorSilk Root Perfect


imagePerfect for in-between colorings, this "just for roots" permanent formula offers a "shoe polish" tip applicator that gives complete root coverage in 10 minutes. Available nationwide at mass retailers.

IMMEDIATE GRATIFICATION

imageTwo products that offer a quick solution when roots need yesterday's coverage are Quick Tint and Kim Vo Hair Highlights. The easy "brush" wand covers up grays exactly where you want it too.

[Due to popular demand Quick Tint will be ready to fulfill orders by end of February. Visit the site for more details.]


A GRAY INTRODUCTION



Garnier's Color Breaks Highlighting Kit


imageJust a few grays to disguise? Highlights are a wonderful choice to create variations in hair color and easily camouflage gray tints making their first debut. Bonus: No root touch ups required. Garnier's Color Breaks gives the perfect dimension to hair color and transforms it into subtle lowlights and highlights. Available at mass retailers nationwide.


SEAL & SHINE

Clairol's Nice 'N Easy ColorSeal Conditioning Gloss

imageA must-have for color-treated hair is Clairol's Nice'N Easy ColorSeal Conditioning Gloss. This treatment seals in hair color at the cuticle with silicones and conditioners and prevents dulling for up to six weeks. [This sought-after product isn't hitting stores until March.] Also, checkout Clairol.com which offers an in-depth experience on the shade selection process. You can even upload a photo of yourself and virtually change your hair's color for an all new you!

Dove's Advanced Color Care Line

imageDove Advanced Color Care has extended its line with two new products. The Leave-In Glossing Mist for Hair Colored Darker or Similar to its Natural Shade adds gloss and shine while the Sheer Moisture Anti-Frizz Finishing Cream smoothes slight frizz and fly-aways that can be caused by slightly damaged hair. Launching now at mass retailers nationwide.

BYE, BYE, TELL-TALE SIGNS


imageRepelle Skin Shield Wand, $4.99, will help diminish all hair coloring "skin stains". Just apply this easy to use balm stick directly along hairline and forehead. Its soothing ingredient mix of shea butter, aloe vera and vitamin E also calms irritated skin. Repelle.


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