The April Hot List: The Launches We’re Loving This Month
We might not be in salon or crafting the spring/summer styles we dreams of right now but doesn’t mean we can’t use self isolation for good. Now is a great time to assess your kit bag and it’s contents, giving it a spring clean and switching up what you need to to get it in the best shape for when hairdressing commences post-isolation. Here are our professional product picks for April 2020…
Paul Mitchell Invisiblewear has three new texture products – Invisiblewear Velvet Cream, Invisiblewear Air Gel and Invisiblewear Cloud Whip. Use the range to create beautifully undone, voluminous and defined hairstyles. From £21.95
Extend Colour Safe Shampoo from Crazy Color has been formulated to revive all semi-permanent or oxidative colour treated hair types. The shampoo is vegan, cruelty-free and free from sulphates. RRP: £4.50
Wetbrush Pro Backbar Detangler and Pro Paddle Detangler are designed with IntelliFlex bristles and an AquaVent for painless brushing and faster water drainage. Both brushes are available in black, pink and purple.
Change your shade
Schwarzkopf Professional has expanded its IGORA portfolio to include IGORA Muted Desert Shades. The shades are for lighter bases and are available in a long-lasting permanent finish (IGORA ROYAL) and a low-commitment demi-permanent finish (IGORA VIBRANCE).
OSMO Color Psycho Starter Kit contains seven bright shades to create limitless, intermixable colour options. This includes wild black, wild cobalt, wild fuchsia, wild green, wild orange, wild rouge and wild yellow. £27.15 + VAT
Recover and repair
Moo Hair Miracle Hair Milk is designed to hydrate and de-frizz all hair types. The milk contains marula oil to repair the hair from UV esposure, boost cellular activity and enhance scalp health. RRP: £25
Professional hair care brand Anti celebrates individuality. The range includes the nourishing Everything Shampoo and Conditioner, Everything Spray, which is a leave-in conditioner, Everything Cream, Styling Spray, Texture Spray, Shine Spray, Cream Paste and Finishing Cream.
TIGI Copyright Colour has introduced its new True Light and True Light White formulas for up to 7 levels of controlled lift for a full spectrum of lightening services. TIGI has also launched its new City Silhouettes Collection featuring the TIGI Copyright Colour Gloss. This is a unique colour range that is designed to emphasise and flatter each client with a range of customisation possibilities.
Air Curl is a new curling system created by Diva Pro Styling. The iron has macadamia, argan and keratin oil infused within its barrel for long lasting and well-nourished curls.
For every hairstyle
milk_shake has unveiled four new ranges – Braiders for festival-ready looks, Colour Sorbet with seven vibrant temporary shades, K-respect for keratin-focused haircare and Lifestyling a range for every client’s finishing touch.
The Scalp Brush from Hercules Sägemann is now available in luxury copper. It features high quality nylon pins which glide through the hair without creating stress or friction on the scalp. £28.89
Great Lengths has launched a new aftercare range, which includes a Silver Shine Shampoo, Leave-in Conditioner and a Heat & Care Spray. The range is designed to replenish colour, add moisture and protect your clients’ hair. From £15.95
JOICO Moisture Recovery is designed to provide 24-hour hydration for thick and coarse hair. The range includes a shampoo, conditioner and treatment balm. The products are infused with jojoba oil to add softness and shine while reducing breakage.
Feel good beats
ghd has launched its new Upbeat Collection for the festival season. The range includes the Platinum+ Styler in cobalt blue, Helios Hairdryer in neo-mint and Gold Stylers in neo-mint and moon silver. From £149
SachaJuan Thermal Protection Spray guards the hair against frizz and heat. The lightweight styling and finishing spray creates a protective layer over the hair to fcreate mirror-like shine. RRP: £22
Denman has announced its eco-friendly packaging that will help to reduce the manufacture of single use plastic and reduce the company’s carbon footprint. The new 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging will be available in over 60 countries worldwide.
Balmain Paris Hair Couture Cordless Straightener is now available in a chic pastel pink for spring. It contains titanium floating plate technology for better grip and heat distribution. The smooth plates glide easily through the hair. Plus, it is cordless which is perfect session styling. RRP: £245
The Dyson Corrale Straightener is suitable for all hair types and the 4-cell lithium-ion battery enables it to be used cord-free. It features innovative flexing plate technology that flex to shape and gather hair with even heat and tension to reduce the reliance on heat. RRP: £399