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According to Clairol, 75 percent of American women color their hair. Whether concealing grays enhancing natural color with highlights or making a radical change at home or in the salon, it takes a bit of maintenance to keep color looking bright and vibrant. If you want to help your color last longer, take a gander at the products below, and don’t miss a few must-know color-extending tips…
The basics: Joico Color Infuse Shampoo and Conditioner ($15.99-$17.99)
These color-depositing duos keep brown, copper and red color bold and bright between salon appointments thanks to a unique technology that helps dyes stick to your strands through multiple washes. They also feature antioxidants t
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We knew that gold and silver are good for your pocketbook but what about your complexion? Shades of gold, silver and copper have long been staples of color cosmetics counters, but now precious metals and trace elements are appearing in everything from makeup to skincare. Check out our picks to up the ante on your beauty portfolio.
GOOD AS GOLD
Known for its energizing properties, gold is one of the key ingredients in luxury skincare like La Prairie’s Cellular Radiance Concentrate Pure Gold ($580). Obviously opulent and luxurious, this concentrate is the brand’s gold standard of anti-aging that features 24-karat gold as well as newly developed peptides.
For that touch of gold in yo
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Due to a variety of factors – including enduring economic turmoil in Europe – the price of gold has been steadily increasing, with silver futures on the rise as well. While this may not be welcome news for jewelry shoppers, beauty junkies can still shine on thanks to the presence of metallic elements in our favorite makeup and skincare products!
By Guest Bag Lady Diane Essig
The recession is over! Now is the time to invest in precious metals–platinum specifically. Why? For the lasting dividend of youthful-looking, luminous skin.
The La Prairie Spa has expanded its repertoire to include the ultimate in anti-aging facials, incorporating the line of Platinum Rare products into a decadent, pampering, 90-minute experience in the most luxurious of settings. (In my case, the spa in the Ritz Carlton on Central Park South in New York.) From start to finish, two specialists provide a complete head-to-toe experience designed to invigorate and rejuvenate. While one therapist tends to the facial skin–gently cleansing, misting, exfoliatin