Four New Product Types You Need to Try Today


Have you ever looked around a store, restaurant, or your work and wondered why someone’s hair looked so perfect? Maybe they’re born with it, maybe it's the right cut, or maybe they're using the perfect new product—and you should be too.


Over the last few years, four new types of products have landed in salons, each accomplishing different hair benefits. Check out these four categories and see if they'd work for you.

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A new type of styling product, primers are applied first to prep hair for styling and to boost the effectiveness of other styling products. Primers can do a lot, so choosing the right one depends on what you want to accomplish.


Want to strengthen your hair as it grows out? Redken Extreme Length Primer is the perfect complement for your product arsenal. It’s a rinse-out treatment that strengthens from root to tip, preventing breakage and split ends. Need heat protection from styling tools? Redken Pillow Proof Primer Spray protects up to 450 degrees and holds volume for up to 24 hours. Is frizz and humidity your fight? DESIGNLINE Texture Frizz Liquid Primer combats frizz-causing humidity with weightless conditioning and smoothness.

All-in-One Products

Increasingly popular, more and more all-in-one styling and conditioning products are hitting the shelves. And it’s no surprise since these multi-taskers cut back on the time and number of products needed to get a great style.


Designed for color-treated hair, Total Results Color Obsessed Miracle Treat 12 is a multi-benefit spray that strengthens, detangles, smooths, and tames hair, while adding shine to keep color vibrant between salon visits.


Sexy Hair Healthy Sexy Hair Soya Want It All is an all-in-one leave-in conditioner and styler that helps to rebuild and protect hair from roots to ends.

Dry Shampoos


Designed to extend the life of your hairstyle, dry shampoos eliminate the need to wash and restyle every day. Getting great second-day hair is simple with the right dry shampoo for your hair and scalp; simply apply, wait a few minutes for the oil to absorb, comb through and style however you like.


TIGI Bed Head Rockaholic Dirty Secret Dry Shampoo absorbs oil, has a refreshing scent, and adds texture to limp hair or updos. And Paul Mitchell Dry Wash Shampoo revives lifeless hair and leaves it feeling freshly washed.


Conditioning Cleansers


Not a fan of using harsh shampoos and cleansers on your hair and scalp? Biolage has the answer with a series of cleansing conditioners designed for four common hair types: fine, medium, coarse, or curly. Each conditions and cleanses your hair gently. Not to be confused with 2-in-1 shampoos, this kind of product is a conditioner that is massaged into the hair and scalp, left in for 5 minutes, and then rinsed for hair that’s healthy, shiny, and manageable.

Have questions about these new products? Your SmartStyle stylist is here to help. Stop in to any SmartStyle location today.

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