Goody to add new styles, designs to Luxe line for the holidays
ATLANTA — Hair accessories brand Goody is gearing up for the holidays with its Luxe line of hair accessories, which will feature new styles and designs for the holidays.
The Luxe collection is comprised of four styles: Vine, Deco, Antique and Starburst. They range from classic to modern and capture the crisp, sleek lines of art deco, the charm and romance of vintage jewels, the whimsy and light of the constellations and the flourishing expressions of vines and blooms.
The collection features the StayPut Hold technology to create a lasting hold.
The Goody Luxe collection has a suggested retail price between $2.99 and $6.99.
Clairol Natural Instincts taps celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis as brand ambassador
TORONTO — Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis is partnering with Clairol Natural Instincts as the brand’s new celebrity ambassador.
In her first beauty partnership, the Food Network chef, cookbook author and lifestyle expert will show off her hair color in the brand’s newest campaign supporting the full line of at-home hair color products beginning in July. In her new role, De Laurentiis will be featured in all elements of the brand’s marketing campaign including TV and print advertising, in-store displays, public relations, as well as on digital properties.
"Giada is a great fit for Natural Instincts," said Brad Wadler, marketing director for hair color at Procter & Gamble. "Giada has a similar philosophy to our brand — a commitment to finding the perfect balance between indulgence on one hand, and less guilt on the other. Natural Instincts stands for these things; it gives women indulgent and radiant looking hair color and it includes antioxidants, aloe and vitamin."
Clairol color director Marie Robinson helped De Laurentiis choose Natural Instincts in Light Golden Brown (Toasted Almond, shade #12) to bring out her natural golden tones.
Natural Instincts is a demi-permanent hair color available in 32 shades. The system with ammonia-free color, antioxidants, aloe and vitamin is clinically proven less damaging, according to P&G. The product takes as little as 10 minutes to process, lasts through 28 shampoos and gently blends grays.
Banana Boat, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams partner for Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS — Banana Boat sun care is racing through Indianapolis as part of its sponsorship with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series racing season.
The two brands teamed up to help Indianapolis 500 fans stay cool and protected from the extreme sun and heat at the upcoming race with the brand’s new Banana Boat Sport Performance CoolZone continuous spray sunscreen. The new line promises to instantly cool and refresh skin while providing protection against UVA and UVB rays.
The partnership features a Banana Boat brand-themed car that two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Dario Franchitti, drove in the season-opening Grand Prix of St. Petersburg race in March. The driver also adorns the brand’s logo on his fire suit for the entire 2012 racing season.
Banana Boat sun care also is hosting a fan experience trackside at the Indianapolis 500, where it will provide fans with a break from the sun, offering quick relief and sun protection in the Banana Boat CoolZone Sunscreen Pit Stop. Here, fans will have the opportunity to receive a "cool-over" with the new sunscreen, play games and nab giveaways.
In addition, fans can visit the Banana Boat CoolZone brand Facebook tab for exclusive videos from Franchitti, as well as NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray and their respective pit crews. Fans also can enter for a chance to win a CoolZone brand Pit Crew Experience with McMurray at an upcoming race.