Sunday, November 29, 2015

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

Have a question for our panel of salon pros? Take a look at their answers to some of the more common questions about your hair.

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Friday, November 27, 2015

Taylor's Smokey New Hue


Smokey Hue Debut



Alert the media! Smokey hues are the next big thing in haircolor.

We’ve already started to see hints of the trend. The one thing these new shades all have in common: A muted or gray-ish quality.

See more at: focusonhair.com

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Holiday Haul Giveaway


Our editors have come together in the spirit of the season to showcase some of their fave previously featured hair and beauty products on Focus on Hair. Check out who made the cut and enter to win our Happy Holiday Haul.

Full Bloom by Big Sexy Hair

Give your blowout up to 3 days of volume with the Full Bloom Long-Lasting Thickening & Refreshing Spray by Big Sexy Hair. This non-aerosol spritz is created with 24 hour fragrance revival that delivers time-released blooming scent to your blowout or style. Full Bloom prevents heat styling damage by providing thermal protection for tension free blow drying. Its weightless humidity protection helps fight frizz and leaves a delicate scent of Pink Envy, a fruity floral musk, and Intense Pear, a fruity apple pear.

sexyhair.com



Camera Ready by TIGI Catwalk

The perfect blow dry stays looking pristine and has a natural sheen. Finish your blow dry with TIGI Catwalk's Camera Ready Smoothing Shine Spray, formulated with a generous shine shot, it helps protect your style from frizz. It offers a super dose of conditioners that offers a smoothing dose gives silky, aligned hair with flexible movement. Shine-boosting silicone provides a high refractive index to help conceal the product on the hair and boost shine. Simply spray evenly over blow-dried hair and brush through, or spray whilst blow drying with cold air.

catwalkbytigi.com




Coppola Infusion Anti Frizz Cream

Infusion Anti Frizz Cream by Peter Coppola keeps hair tidy, shiny and soft-to-the-touch with a deeply conditioning, ultra lightweight cream. Infusion Anti-Frizz Cream keeps curls under control and cuts blowdry time while creating a barrier to block humidity for hair that is sleek and smooth until your next shampoo.

petercoppola.com



CHI Ceramic Round Nylon Brushes


Go for volume and control with tangle-free styling using CHI Ceramic Round Nylon Brushes. The ergonomic design offers a non-slip handle for better control for all hair types. Available in four sizes, CHI ceramic maintains constant, even heat and provides up to 40% faster drying time while creating volume, polished waves and sleek styles.

farouk.com




Enfanti m72 Ceramide 

Bioken's new line called m72 Ceramide is an exclusive system of shampoos, conditioners and treatments that is free of sulfate, paraben, gluten, and alcohol. Ideal for damaged, chemically treated hair, it uses certified organic extracts and 72 essential trace minerals that work together to provide a highly effective transfer of major nutrients into the hair. Ceramides, a component of the hair cuticle, restores elasticity and strengthen strands.

m72 Ceramide Shampoo
Complete daily-use shampoo uses 72 trace minerals and Ceramides to restore balance and retain essential lipids while adding elasticity to hair.

m72 Ceramide Conditioner
Conditioner combines 72 trace minerals and Ceramides to effectively restore hair’s natural balance, while it detangles and smoothes strands.


www.biokenusa.com


InfraShine Mini Flat Iron

InfraShine tools are made with authentic ceramic-infused surfaces, paddles and barrels that are powder coated and highly polished for ultimate smoothness. And they all use PTFC heaters that deliver precise heat control, superior hair protection, and enhanced styling performance. Requiring less wattage and electrical current, this gentle, infrared-ray heat creates negative ions that close the cuticle layer to smooth and defriz even the coarsest hair and instill unbelievable shine.
The InfraShine 1/2-inch mini iron is specifically designed to create smaller curls on short hair and along close, tight hairlines. They heat up in seconds, producing evenly controlled heat that eliminates cold spots so you can quickly straighten hair in one pass and then curl, flip, or press it into virtually any shape or style. 

 www.InfraShine.com

Enter below to win this Holiday Haul valued at over $300 retail.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

K-PAK
Color Therapy Restorative Styling Oil by Joico


Joico K-PAK
Color Therapy Restorative Styling Oil

A lightweight treatment and styler hybrid, this blend of African Manketti and Argan Oil strengthens, protects and repairs hair. Hydrating African Manketti Oil regenerates and strengthens dry, brittle hair and seals the cuticle. Antioxidant Vitamin E (tocopherol) offers natural environmental protection from color fading. This versatile, lightweight styling oil can be applied to damp or dry hair to seal and nourish while locking in your haircolor and adding incredible shine, softness and frizz-free smoothness.




Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 


Sunday, November 22, 2015

Smooth Operator Regimen by Tressa


Tressa Smooth Operator Regimen 
The Tressa Smooth Operator Regimen nourishes hair with hydrating Soy Lecithin and strengthening Silk Protein and works to control frizz, split ends and make hair more manageable. The three-step Smoothing Therapy contains a specially designed blend of therapeutic ingredients to provide extended smoothing results. It also provides protection from heat styling tools and environmental damage; UVA/UVB protection. The Tressa Smooth Operator Regimen was created to address the unique needs of chemically straightened hair, but is beneficial for relaxed, wavy or naturally straight hair clients too. 



Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Makeup How-to - The Perfect Red Lip


The Perfect Red Lip DIY

Learn how to create the perfect red lip thanks to guest artist Jessica Pabros of Salon Kavi in San Mateo, California. 


Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Camera Ready by TIGI Catwalk


Camera Ready Luster

The perfect blow dry stays looking pristine and has a natural sheen. Finish your blow dry with TIGI  Catwalk's Camera Ready Smoothing Shine Spray, formulated with a generous shine shot, it helps protect your style from frizz. It offers a super dose of conditioners that offers a smoothing dose gives silky, aligned hair with flexible movement. Shine-boosting silicone provides a high refractive index to help conceal the product on the hair and boost shine. Simply spray evenly over blow-dried hair and brush through, or spray whilst blow drying with cold air.


catwalkbytigi.com


Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Run-Through Detangling Primer by Oribe

Ready. Set. Run-Through!

Introducing Oribe Run-Through Detangling Primer. This lightweight conditioning detangler primes hair for immediate glide-through combing, leaving strands silky soft and incredibly touchable. Enriched with pomegranate and apricot, this moisturizing and cuticle-sealing formula protects hair from breakage, damage caused by heat styling and comb-resistant knots. Ideal for all hair types.


oribe.com


Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Coppola Infusion Anti Frizz Cream

Tame the Frizz Factor

Infusion Anti Frizz Cream by Peter Coppola keeps hair tidy, shiny and soft-to-the-touch with a deeply conditioning, ultra lightweight cream. Infusion Anti-Frizz Cream keeps curls under control and cuts blowdry time while creating a barrier to block humidity for hair that is sleek and smooth until your next shampoo.




Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Friday, November 6, 2015

Full Bloom by Big Sexy Hair


Big Sexy Hair Full Bloom

Long-Lasting Thickening & Refreshing Spray


Give your blowout up to 3 days of volume with the Full Bloom Long-Lasting Thickening & Refreshing Spray by Big Sexy Hair. This non-aerosol spritz is created with 24 hour fragrance revival that delivers time-released blooming scent to your blowout or style. Full Bloom prevents heat styling damage by providing thermal protection for tension free blow drying. Its weightless humidity protection helps fight frizz and leaves a delicate scent of Pink Envy, a fruity floral musk, and Intense Pear, a fruity apple pear.



Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Shang High Thickening Paste by Cibu


Cibu Shang High Thickening Paste 

Cibu Shang High Thickening Paste is a highly concentrated, color safe smoothing and thickening lotion. It is formulated to penetrate the hair shaft and increase the diameter of each strand of hair to create the appearance of thicker hair. Ideal for blowing out shoulder length and longer hair, Shang High Thickening Paste reduces drying time.

To use simply work a pea to dime size serving of Cibu Shang High Thickening Paste through damp or towel-dried hair, concentrating on ends. Finish by blow-drying hair until completely dry to add structure, volume, and body. Use a bit more Cibu Shang Thickening Paste on dry hair to smooth flyaways, define layers and add shine. Also works as a thermal protector while blowdrying and before flat ironing.


http://www.cibuforhair.com/


Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 



Monday, November 2, 2015

Kenra Daily Defense Oil


Daily Defense Oil by Kenra

Daily Defense Oil features a blend of Marula, Olive and Babassu oils to protect hair from environmental damage and deliver intense thermal protection up to 450°F with no build up. This lightweight, quick-absorbing formula resists humidity, provides lustrous shine and lasting nourishment for optimum hair health.

Protects against damaging daily stressors:

  • Brushing
  • Thermal styling
  • Ponytails, buns and braids
  • Static and friction
  • Tangling during shampooing
  • Color fade
Expert Advice: Use Daily Defense Oil prior to shampooing to help protect against tangling and color fade.

For more information, visit www.kenraprofessional.com.


Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own.