9 Must-Have Products for Every Colorist

KMS STYLECOLOR, Product Club, Revlon Professional

Bienvenido A Miami: Pulling from Miami’s vibrant art scene, art deco architecture, fashion, and nightlife, three new hues expand the KMS STYLECOLOR temporary color offerings: rich yet vibrant Inked Blue, soft pastel Nude Peach and warm- tone Velvet Berry. KMS STYLECOLOR 

Roller Sync: The integrated textured roller on this genius comb aids in even distribution of whatever product you desire—deep conditioners and haircolor, for example—ensuring a more consistent saturation and making it a perfect tool for seamless color melts. Bonus: The roller removes for easy cleaning. Product Club Color Comb 

Seeing Red: Using C5 technology to deliver long-lasting, fade-resistant vibrancy, three permanent color shades, Coppery Dark Red, Coppery Red and Pale Copper Blonde, bring reds—from earthy apricot to rich ruby—front and center. Plus, the new Rising Bloom fragrance adds to the salon experience. Revlon Professional Color Sublime by Revlonissimo Shades 

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Zotos Professional, Redken, framesi

Unbreakable B(l)ond(e): Formulated to enforce hair’s natural bonds in order to stave off weakening during the lifting process, this blue- tone lightening powder lifts up to 9 levels and is suitable for both on- and off-scalp application. Zotos Professional AGEbeautiful Ultra Bond Powder Lightener 

Turn up the Tone: For clients seeking more toning power between salon visits: This mask acts as a refresher, neutralizing unwanted yellow and brass in just ve minutes while also helping to strengthen and moisturize hair for enhanced light refraction. Available in a 250ml. bottle and 30ml. packets. Redken Color Extend Blondage Express Anti- Brass 

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Need for Speed: Promising processing in half the time of traditional permanent haircolor, these 22 shades provide 100-percent gray coverage plus 4 levels of lift in a nonprogressive formula while maintaining hair’s integrity, boosting vibrancy and imparting shine—all thanks to exclusive Fast Pigmentation Processing (FPP). framesi FRAMCOLOR 2001 Intense 

Keracolor, Matrix, Schwarzkopf Professional

A Drop Will Tone Ya!: Platinum and golden blondes in need of a revival? Easily transform shampoo, conditioner or any cream- based styling product into a toner
by mixing in a few drops of these blonde boosters. Rinse them out or leave them in hair for your preferred intensity. Keracolor Keracolors Gold and Violet Toning Drops 

Sheer Brilliance: Perfect for clients with compromised hair Level 8 and higher, these low- pH formulas deposit a high-gloss, sheer toner that will not shift or lift the natural base. Available in four shades: Sheer Violet, Sheer Ash, Sheer Steel, and Sheer Nude. Matrix ColorSync Sheer Acidic Toner 

Blonde Clay Mate: This 7-level-lifting lightener’s soft-to- solid formula allows you to go foil-less during balayage and freehand painting, thanks to the outer shell it forms around hair that not only magnifies lifting power, but also protects uncolored hair from product transfer. Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Clay Lightener 7+ 

 

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This story first appeared in the October issue of Beauty Launchpad in The Colorist section. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

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