The latest craze taking the hairstyling world by storm? Hair bonders that offer up strong strands, no matter what chemical or colour treatment your client is getting. Whether you use these during a colour or chemical treatment or in between services, these new saviours ditch the damage so your clients can have guilt-free services without the sacrifice. So where do you start with these business-boosting service add-ons? We’ve rounded up some of the best in the biz.
ColorpHlex offers your clients a more natural alternative to some of the bonding treatments using a naturally derived vegetable protein in its ColorStrong Complex and two-step process. The Color Strengthening Additive offers in-salon assurance to your client that her tresses will be protected during her colour service, while the last-step After Color Strengthening Finish seals in plant-derived goodness.
Hair Treats Bondex is a three-part system formulated with the brand’s Anti-Breakage Technology that offers both an in-salon service and a take-home maintenance step for your clients to maximize their treatment between salon visits. Cater this system to your client’s needs and services, whether it’s straight colour or used after bleaching or keratin treatments or as a strengthener in between services. The trio uses soy and phytoceramides to nourish strands from the inside out and create a protective shield around each strand, to prevent further damage.
FHI Neo Bond positions itself as your client’s hair insurance—and no one wants to be caught without insurance. FHI Neo Bond uses three levels—Bond Replicator, Bond Fortifier and Hair Protector—to create a shield around the hair shaft, repairing broken bonds, protecting from further damage and strengthening it during your client’s service. Send your client home with the Hair Protector for biweekly at-home maintenance.
Signed and Sealed
Ultra Bond Sealer’s three-part system uses its multi-faceted Oriental Herbal Complex that harnesses the power of 20 different herbs, like licorice, algae, rosemary and soybean. This paraben-silicone-sulftate-phthalate-free process includes the Bond, Seal and Home steps and, when used in conjunction with one another, renews strength and nourishes damaged strands, preventing further breakage during and after chemical and colour treatments.
Amika Virgin is a two-part system comprised of Virgin Protect and Virgin Lock that aims to bring hair back to its natural, virgin-like state. Formulated with soy proteins, amino acids and the brand’s signature omega-packed ingredient, Obliphica, Virgin Protect can be used during the colouring process to reconnect broken amino bonds in hair without disrupting the results of the treatment or developer. Follow up with the rinse-out treatment step, Virgin Lock, to keep your client’s hair looking and feeling healthy.