The Body Shop: ethical and natural beauty products

The Body Shop: ethical and natural beauty products

The Body Shop was founded in 1976 by Dame Anita Roddick in Brighton, England. The Body Shop story started with the belief that business could be a force for good, and has always done things differently and created innovative, naturally-inspired products.  

Today its Enrich Not Exploit™ Commitment is stronger than ever. The Body Shop is dedicated to enriching people as well as the planet, working fairly with farmers and suppliers and helping communities thrive through its Community Trade programme. The Body Shop has never tested any of its ingredients or products on animals and never will.

The Body Shop is an iconic British retail brand with an extensive and growing global presence. It now employs more than 22,000 people in over 60 countries around the world. It has exported innovative products, campaigns that matter, an ethical approach to business and its unique English irreverence to countries all over the globe.  


Matrix: hair care, color, texturing products

Matrix: hair care, color, texturing products

At Matrix we are wholly dedicated to hairdressers. Our mission is to be the brand that unites hairdressers and bring the best out of them. We believe we are stronger together.

Our vision is to build and unite the largest and best educated global community of hairdressers fueled by expressive inspiration, uncomplicated products and services for all.
Among our values are :
• Inclusive : Open to everyone, not limited to certain people, including the stated limits and everything in between.
• Collaborative : working with trusted team to encourage new thoughts and innovation
• Authentic : in voice and visage, our visuals and promises are honest and true, 
• Uncomplicated : not simple, but smart and straight forward, easy to understand and put in practice
• Expressive : we are chilled, and show emotions and feelings clearly and openly
• Sustainable : our commitment is to minimize our impact on the planet from our offices to the salons we work with

At the forefront of salon education, Matrix has been elected the No.1 education team in the USA and trains thousands of hairdressers around the world delivering the best education in person and through new technologies such as Virtual Reality and E-Learning.
Through our social media channels we inspire the community of hairdressers with strong color emotion visuals and techniques created by our Global Design Team of International Matrix Artists.

Around the world we are committed to work together to elevate hairdressers and the whole salon industry, from the USA to Russia and India. And ultimately bring transformative beauty looks to our consumers.

The brand offers a wide range of hair care, hair color and hair texturizing products including: Biolage, Total Results, SoColor, Color Sync, Style Link and Opti.Smooth.

Sanoflore: essential oils, floral waters, treatments

Sanoflore: essential oils, floral waters, treatments

Sanoflore Research combines the best of Nature with all the scientific rigor of dermatological cosmetics to offer women a natural alternative to conventional cosmetics. Thanks to the properties of distilled organic medicinal plant essences, far more concentrated in active molecules than synthetic ingredients, Sanoflore combines power, efficiency, pleasure and responsibility in all its product lines.

In the beginning: the Regional Natural Park of Vercors, where Nature reigns powerful and preserved. In the heart of this unique place, protected from all pollution, the brand chose to come into being and grow. On these high, wild plateaus, exposed to extreme climatic conditions, hardy plants with phenomenal virtues flourish rich in exceptional ingredients; sources of wondrous virtues. These medicinal plants have been studied to extract all their therapeutic properties.

Sanoflore Research treasures the purity and naturalness of its active ingredients. Carefully selected, Sanoflore’s active ingredients are as high-performance as reference dermatological molecules – with proven efficacy - to respond to the needs and desires of all women. Beyond its ‘’green certification’’, every product is tested in clinical studies and wide-ranging tests on all skin types, even sensitive skin.

Our expertise: Nature and Science at the service of women.

Creator of emotions, Sanoflore offers a range of exquisite textures and active ingredients to care for the skin and provide a unique sensory experience. The brand reveals the wonders of nature to beautify skin while awakening the senses:

- The Wonders range, with its regenerating anti-ageing active ingredients, for wondrously radiant morning skin

- The Queens range, with pure royal jelly, a cellular energy reservoir for brand new perfect skin.

- Sublime red berries, a complexion-enhancing care, like a ray of sunlight to procure an instant healthy glow.

- Aqua magnifica, the botanical skin perfecting-essence with a patented complex of 9 essential oils.

- And many other treatments to suit women’s needs.

 An organic cosmetics pioneer, Sanoflore works for biodiversity in all its forms, seeking to reduce the impact of packaging and giving priority to local workers. Thanks to Sanoflore, organic now combines effectiveness, pleasure and responsibility.

SkinCeuticals: anti-aging, anti-wrinkles, anti-oxidant treatments- L’Oréal

SkinCeuticals: anti-aging, anti-wrinkles, anti-oxidant treatments- L’Oréal

An early pioneer of cosmeceuticals* in the US, SkinCeuticals innovates critical anti-aging breakthroughs at the forefront of antioxidant technology. Evidence proving skin absorption and antioxidant benefits of our vitamin C formulations is based on the academic research of Dr. Sheldon Pinnell**, a renowned American research dermatologist from Duke University and SkinCeuticals founding scientist. With cutting-edge in-vivo (in live skin) science as the foundation of our existence, SkinCeuticals has been providing advanced skincare to medical professionals since 1997. The SkinCeuticals skincare regimen philosophy centers on three main pillars: - PREVENT visible signs of aging with high-potency antioxidants by neutralizing damaging free radicals caused by atmospheric aggressors, such as UVA/UVB, infrared (IR-A), and ozone pollution - PROTECT healthy skin against harmful UVA/UVB rays with high-protection sunscreens - CORRECT the visible signs of existing damage with targeted solutions SkinCeuticals believes the key to optimal skin health is a skincare professional, who can customize an at-home regimen with powerful in-office treatments to achieve a visible improvement of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging for an overall healthier, more radiant appearance.. * Cosmeceuticals: products on the cutting-edge between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.  ** Dr. Sheldon Pinnell was the founding scientist of SkinCeuticals, a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Dermatological

Mizani: hair care for frizzy, curly, or kinky hair

Mizani: hair care for frizzy, curly, or kinky hair

Founded in 1991, MIZANI’s strong heritage in the industry allows for the offering of professional grade hair products, designed to empower stylists and consumers to help create any look desired with ease. There is no need to sacrifice hair health for a fabulous style. MIZANI products are not only made from nourishing ingredients, they are designed to add to the health of the hair by providing a balance of strength and moisture.

Redken: professional hair care, shampoo, color

Redken: professional hair care, shampoo, color

INSPIRATION. FASHION. INNOVATION.

Founded in 1960 by a dynamic, entrepreneurial American actress, Paula Kent, and her hairdresser, Jheri Redding (thus the name "REDKEN"), Redken's foundation is still based on extensive scientific knowledge and the belief in, and support of, the expertise of the salon professional. Redken is committed to help every salon professional "learn, earn and live better" and supports this goal not only with innovative products, but also with the inspiration provided by an industry-leading platform of education programs.

In 1993, L'Oréal purchased Redken and moved the company to 5th Avenue NYC, where the brand developed a strong presence backstage with top designers at Fashion Week. Today, Redken is known as a trendsetting urban brand and is a global leader in professional haircare products and services. The company is fueled by talented people, strong partnerships with the best hairdressers, and superior Research and Innovation.

Star products:

Haircolor: Shades EQ, Color Fusion, Chromatics, Blonde Idol, City Beats Haircare: All Soft, Color Extend, Color Extend Magnetics, Extreme, Frizz Dismiss Styling: Pillow Proof Blow Dry, Rewind 06, Guts 10, Quick Dry 18, Control Addict 28

Redken products are available in professional beauty salons in over 50 countries.

L’Oréal Professionnel: color, professional hair treatments

L’Oréal Professionnel: color, professional hair treatments

OUR DNA. We believe in superior quality and innovation in services and products. Right from the start, Eugène Schueller used his genius to propose reliable solutions to meet hairdressers’ needs. He created in 1909 the first harmless hair dye, called Oréal. Our ground-breaking products are tested and approved by the most famous hairdressers and we never stop trying to maintain the highest quality standards of performance, comfort, security and sustainability.

OUR PASSION. We want to inspire hairdressers with the latest trends – and a Parisian touch! We support many fashion shows in the world and strive to be THE reference for hair trends. From fashion catwalks to celebrity looks or hair trends spotted in the street, we are always tuned to the latest trends to help hairdressers create all the looks that women are craving for.

OUR COMMITMENT. Because we believe in professional gestures and tools that make the difference, we are determined to help hairdressers in their daily practice by providing best-in-class education, teaching the latest hairstyle techniques, developing services to highlight their expertise and improving their work conditions. To do so, we have created a 15 minute daily program, “L’Oréal Professionnel with you against MSDs”, to fight Musculo-Skeletal Disorders, which represent 75% of professional diseases.

OUR AMBITION: we want to pursue and reinforce this fantastic partnership that has been uniting the brand and hairdressers for over a century – and always do so in a responsible way, both sustainable and generous. Our dream is to continue serving hairdressers to build a long-term global leadership that benefits to all.

Our star products. INOA, MAJIREL, SMARTBOND, SÉRIE EXPERT, PRO FIBER, SERIOXYL, MYTHIC OIL, X-TENSO, STEAMPOD, TECNI.ART, INFINIUM.

Photo: Hailey Baldwin. Together with Taylor Hill, they are the new faces of L’Oréal Professionnel in 2017.

African Beauty Brands: afro-specific skincare and haircare

African Beauty Brands: afro-specific skincare and haircare

Therefore, all the beauty products developed by the African Beauty Brands laboratories are specifically dedicated, adapted and efficient to perfectly meet their demanding beauty needs. To be the world leader in afro-specific hair care means all our energy is focused on delivering state of the art hair care technologies. And to achieve this, the Advanced Research of our unique dedicated team of scientists and biologists based in South Africa have developed extensive knowledge in collaboration with African hair stylists & dermatologists. Making us the experts of consumers of African descent on a worldwide scale. International brands such as Dark and Lovely and Magic, or local brands such as Optimum, Nice & Lovely, Restore Plus and Blue Ice are all part of the African Beauty Brands portfolio.

Pioneer on its market, African Beauty Brands are responsible for several major innovations: • √ 1901: Magic Shaving Powder was the first men’s depilatory brand • √ 1972: Dark and Lovely launched the first permanent liquid hair color designed for the demanding hair of African American women • √ 1978: Dark and Lovely launched the first no-lye relaxer kit to relax hair at home with no risk of scalp irritation • √ 1993: Dark and Lovely Beautiful Beginnings: the first relaxer specially designed for the sensitive scalp of girls • √ 2012: Dark and Lovely Color Intensity: the first hair color cream tailor-made for African hair

African Beauty Brands: beauty without compromise.

Garnier: hair color, hair care, skin care

Garnier: hair color, hair care, skin care

Second largest brand of the L’Oréal Group, Garnier is an international haircare and skincare brand with sub-brands in four categories and seven areas of expertise – among which Ultra DOUX, Fructis, Ambre Solaire, Nutrisse or Olia. With products formulated to meet the needs of every man and woman, everywhere in the world, we offer innovative, affordable care solutions at the best prices.

Founded in France in 1904 by Alfred Amour Garnier, the brand was born with the launch of the first patented plant-based hair lotion, La Lotion Garnier. Over the decades Garnier expanded into skincare and cemented its reputation as the healthy beauty expert, by providing nature-based solutions to combat pollution, acne, UV and fatigue.

Garnier is renowned for its know-how in harnessing the bounty of nature– fruits, seeds, buds and flowers with highly beneficial skincare and haircare properties. Their active ingredients are extracted using the brand’s cutting-edge expertise and techniques to take full advantage of nature’s energy, effectiveness and generosity.

Garnier brings beauty to vast numbers of consumers while also reducing our ecological impact.The brand is committed to sustainable sourcing, to constantly reducing the environmental impact of our packaging and continuously seeking to improve the ecological profile and biodegradability indices of our formulas.

L’Oréal Paris: makeup, skincare, haircare, coloring

L’Oréal Paris: makeup, skincare, haircare, coloring

With 50 products sold every second worldwide, L'Oréal Paris offers from all continents male and female beauty products of all types (makeup, skin care, hair care, styling, hair color and men), from the excellence of its Research Laboratories. The worldwide success of legendary franchises such as Color Riche lipstick, Revitalift skin care, Elnett hairspray, Elsève hair care, Preference hair color or Men Expert Hydra Energetic skin care for men, reflect the brand’s unique expertise from the greatest beauty experts. Including Christophe Robin for hair color, Stéphane Lancien for hair care and styling, Tom Bachik, manicurist to the stars, or Orrea Light, Color Designer.

L'Oréal Paris shares a unique vision of beauty, supported by 35 diverse international ambassadors, icons such as Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore, Liya Kebede, Karlie Kloss, Doutzen Kroes or Gong Li. The exceptional careers and charismatic personality of L’Oréal’s ambassadors resonate in the motto "Because you're worth it", a truly universal message of empowering beauty for the last 40 years. Each year, L'Oréal Paris magnifies its beauty ambassadors and worldwide celebrities from nearly 20 international red carpets, including the Cannes Film Festival, for which L’Oréal Paris has been the Official Makeup Artist for the last 20 years. The Film Festival provides the constantly renewed opportunity to highlight the superiority and expertise of its products accessible to every consumer.