Moroccanoil dives into color care with new collection
Known for its argan-oil infused products, Moroccanoil is diving into new territory by launching a new collection created for colored hair.
The Moroccanoil Color Complete Collection is the New York City-based brand’s first major step into the color space, and addresses everything from color-degradation to color-change and fade with products for the home and salon.
“It’s an exciting time for the brand to enter the color care category with breakthrough argan oil-infused technologies, especially as we now celebrate ten years of innovation,” Moroccanoil co-founder Carmen Tal said. “Thanks to the Moroccanoil Color Complete Collection, the days of having to choose between healthy hair and rich, vibrant color are finally over!”
According to the brand, the collection is scientifically proven to extend color life and vibrancy by 100%. It also introduces exclusive ArganID technology, which infuses argan oil deep into the cortex of the hair while simultaneously repairing and sealing for optimal color retention.
To raise awareness about the line, a group of five digital ambassadors — called the Moroccanoil Color Collective — with different hair colors and textures will share their journey to hair confidence using products from the line.
The collective will include a group of women from the fashion, beauty and lifestyles industries such as Blair Eadie of Atlantic Pacific, Jessica Wang of Not Jess Fashion, Lisette Bagley of Luhhsetty and Zanita Whittington of ZanitaZanita. An additional partnership with Sephora and Sangyay Chen of Its Sang Time also was announced.
Moroccanoil’s Color Complete Collection is available for presale on the brand’s website and will hit select national retailers’ shelves on May 1.
Ouai provides key to achieving air-dried waves
Ouai Haircare — the line famously created by celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin — unveiled a new way for users to create perfect waves while on-the-go with the Air Dry Foam. The product doesn’t just help create waves for those who may be in a rush, but it also detangles and conditions tresses, thanks to innovative ingredients such as kale extract, which provides a soft texture.
Other interesting and key ingredients found in the Air Dry Foam include panthenol, which conditions, protects and adds shine and carrot protein for humidity resistance and frizz reduction.
Aside from channeling greens for some needed TLC, the product contains notes of Bergamot, Italian lemon, Rose De Mai, magnolia, lily, blackberry, violet, cedar-wood, amber, patchouli, sandalwood, and white musk.
When using the foam, those with curly or wavy hair must massage the product into damp hair, scrunch and go. Creator Jen Atkin recommends applying the foam from mid-length to ends in order to achieve lived-in waves.
As with all other products from the Los Angeles-based company, the Air Dry Foam is free of parabens, sodium, chloride and animal testing. The Air Dry Foam comes in a 4-oz. size that retails for $28 and can be found at Sephora and on Ouai’s website.
Estée Lauder elects new board members
Estée Lauder announced that Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Tejada have been elected to its board of directors, and to the Audit Committee.
“We are very excited to welcome Ms. Hyman and Ms. Tejada to our Board of Directors,” William P. Lauder, executive chairman, said. “Ms. Hyman brings her very impressive creativity and know-how in the worlds of entrepreneurship, disruptive retail, the millennial consumer and omnichannel. Ms. Tejada has tremendous experience in digital, mobile, software and consumer goods. These backgrounds and experiences will allow our new directors to provide valuable, practical perspectives to our Board as our company continues to grow by offering innovative products and experiences for our global consumers.”
Jennifer Hyman is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Rent the Runway, which rents designer apparel and accessories to women. Before forming the company in 2009, Hyman was previously the director of business development at IMG.
Jennifer Tejeda is the chief executive officer of PageDuty, a digital operations management platform for businesses. Tejada was previously the president and chief executive officer of Keynote Systems, a software company specializing in digital performance analytics, web and mobile testing.