Trending for Solo Artists: Products That Cater to Texture
September 11, 2017|2:15 PM
Paul Mitchell Ultimate Wave
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Framesi Color Lover Curl Define Shampoo
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Sexy Hair Curl Control Gel
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TIGI Calma Sultra Cleansing Conditioner for Waves & Curls
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Texture is a hot topic for summer and is sure to continue to make waves well into fall. Solo artists can set themselves apart by developing and promoting service expertise and retail solutions specifically for curly clients. CosmoProf’s Big Summer Savings Event includes shampoos, conditioners and leave-in treatments that cater to every texture type. Learn more at cosmoprofbeauty.com.
Paul Mitchell Ultimate Wave forms, separates and adds loads of texture to create sexy, tousled beach waves.
Framesi Color Lover Curl Define Shampoo is a sulfate-free, moisturizing shampoo. Combats dull, dry, frizzy hair for soft, defined, radiant curls.
Sexy Hair Curl Control Gel is formulated with Sea Algae and Cacay oil — it helps curls retain softness and moisture while smoothing and controlling frizz all day.
TIGI Calma Sultra Cleansing Conditioner for Waves & Curls gently cleanses curly or wavy hair leaving it untangled and moisturized without weighing curls down.
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