Ready for your briefing? It’s time to get the low-down on our pick of the launches to stack on shelves, add to menus, share with your stylists and refresh your salon interior for the month of April.
ghd festival collection
Headlining this summer is the limited edition festival collection from ghd, a kaleidoscope of colours that energises the platinum+ and gold stylers and the air hairdryer with a rainbow vibe.
RRP from £99
Tea Tree Special Color
Perfect for colour treated hair, the Tea Tree Special Color duo of shampoo and conditioner includes rooibos tea botanicals to help prevent fading.
RRP from £6.50
JOICO LumiShine Natural Warm
Take au naturel to new heights with JOICO’s LumiShine Natural Warm series of nude glow shades that are universally flattering and radiant – available in permanent and demi-permanent crème, and demi-permanent liquid color.
0845 071 2326
ALFAPARF Milano The Hair Supporters
ALFAPARF Milano’s The Hair Supporters is a luxury therapy line containing biomimetic quaternized keratin that can be used during colour, bleach and straightening services for major results.
+353 45 856 490
Paul Mitchell The Demi
A trio of luminous shades from Paul Mitchell’s The Demi features lavender, rose gold and silver for diffused colour, perfect for an all over tone or fused together for something more creative.
Paper Not Foil
This is genius – Paper Not Foil is made from ground down industrial waste from the construction industry, recycled and turned into paper and used in the same way as any foil or meche product!
Salon price from £36
L’Oréal Professionnel Serioxyl Denser Hair Treatment
L’Oréal Professionnel Serioxyl Denser Hair Treatment works to target hair thinning with hero ingredients such as Stemoxydine to help wake-up dormant follicles.
Pureology Hydrate line
Pureology’s Hydrate line is a stone-cold classic, but some might find it a little heavy. Fine-haired clients rejoice – there’s now Hydrate Sheer shampoo and conditioner!
RRP from £19.95
The Green Hug styling chair from Maletti Giovannoni Design is an embrace of plump vinyl padding and varnished veneered plywood, for a smart yet friendly seat to suit all salons.
£695 (usually £1,090)
020 3207 2032
Kérastase Nutritive 8 Hour Night Serum
Beauty sleep for hair, but in a bottle! New Nutritive 8 Hour Night Serum from Kérastase is designed to use just before bed, leaving a weightless finish that feels soft in the morning.
Electric Professional C1 English Rose Serum
As the finishing touch for perfect hair, the new C1 English Rose Serum from Electric creates definition, textures and can be added to natural or styled hair for a glossy finish.
ANTIReady to shake things up? Good, because ANTI has hit the UK. The latest venture of hairdressing entrepreneur Francesco Ruggerino, and under the creative direction of session icon Nick Irwin, the sleek styling of the capsule collection is inspired by the edgy, streetwise vibe of New York City. The 10 products cover everything from shampoo to styling spray, and are power-packed with natural ingredients which replace the need for silicones.
RRP from £28
SKNHEAD Game Changer
Game Changer from Adee Phelan’s SKNHEAD is a skin moisturiser that also helps control and style hair. Genius.
Compact by Salon Ambience
Salon Ambience’s shampoo unit Compact lives up to its name – just 111cm long, it’s great for making the most of your shop’s space.
£699 until end of April (usually £879)
Barbicide surface spray
Keep it clean with the Barbicide surface spray, ideal for disinfecting your station in a flash.
Get more bang for your buck with new super-sized, limited edition 500ml Reuzel Tonics.
Homme by La Biosthétique
La Biosthétique’s new men’s range, Homme, is divided into Team Skin and Team Hair. We love the Powder Wax.
Dark Stag DS+ Offset Barber Scissor
The Dark Stag DS+ Offset Barber Scissor is ideal for precise, perfect hair cutting, available in 6” and 7”.
American Crew Fiber Grooming Foam
Fiber Grooming Foam from American Crew is buildable to deliver manageable volume and lived in-texture on longer hair.