American Salon December 2012 : Page 42

First Look Independence Day Individuality takes center stage with Indie Hair, a soon-to-be-released product line that puts styling freedom and versatility in hairdressers’ hands. F orget about mundane styling, boxed-in standards and anything conventional. Instead, dare to be different with Indie Hair , a hip new line heading to salons in January that allows beauty pros to unleash their creativity by custom-blending products to change-up looks and achieve the ultimate in individual expression. Color-safe and gentle for all hair types, Indie Hair boasts seven gluten-and PABA-free formulas: Hair Spray #super rm, Polish #mixitsoft, Gel #mixitstrong, Putty → Clay #wreckit, Powder #round2, Shampoo_Bodywash #cleansweep and Conditioner #untangled. Each product is spiked with My Indie Complex, or MIX, a custom blend of ingredients speci cally designed to amplify styles. Additionally, each product is enriched with key ingredients that create the individualized formula needed to instantly recharge lethargic locks with the strength, moisture and luminosity they need to bounce back to vitality. The result? “From hold and matte texture to big volume with shine, Indie Hair provides the tools that beauty pros need to create hair designs uniquely their own,” says Scruples Co-President, Creative, Mia Liguori McHugh. myindiehair.com —K.D. MAKING WAVES From ringlets to waves, stylists can now make sleek and glossy curls of any size without compromising body. Andis ’ four new High Heat Titanium Curling Irons are available with ½-, ¾-, 1-and 1¼-inch barrels made from high-performance titanium that reduces snags and damage to the hair while smoothing and adding shine. Each iron features a rapid 30-second heat-up time, 20 heat settings up to 450 degrees, a no-slip handle, tangle-free swivel cord, safety stand, and dual-voltage receiver perfect for international and on-the-go stylists. To create a natural-looking head of curls full of bounce and luster, use all four irons. Larger curls will add volume while smaller ringlets provide texture. andis.com —B.K. EDITOR’S PICK!

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