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FADING AND BLENDING

The Babyliss PRO Titanium Single Foil Shaver is a compact single foiler that delivers an even closer cut finish and accuracy with an ultra fine hypoallergenic titanium foil. The powerful rotary motor is alkaline battery-powered for instant use and gives a five hour run time. It’s the perfect finishing tool for fading and blending. RRP £50

CLIMATE-CONSCIOUS COLLECTION

Osmo’s new sustainable and environmentally friendly hair collection, OSMO X.POSED, is designed for all hair types and is made from 97% naturally derived ingredients and packaging that contains 50% post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials. Products include Daily Shampoo and Conditioner, Treatment Mask, Leave-in Treatment, Anti-humidity Spray and Blow Dry Balm. Salon Price from £4.80 + VAT

CUT THE CORD

Now available in an all-new Cordless version, the Wahl Legend Clipper features the unique Wedge Blade with extended taper throw providing a wider range of fading. Featuring a powerful V9000 motor that runs cool and designed for durability and longevity, the clipper also offers a shallower angle and longer cutting grooves, which contributes to a greater accuracy. RRP £149.99

SILVER LINING

American Crew’s Daily Silver Shampoo is formulated with violet pigment to counteract undesirable brassy and yellow tones in cool shades of hair, and incorporates UV filters which aid in preventing hair from fading in the sun. The illuminating shampoo brightens grey, white and blonde hair leaving it soft and shiny, and pigment level has been adjusted to be suitable for daily use without staining or weighing hair down. Salon Price £9.55

ZERO ROOM FOR ERROR

Offering millimetric precision trimming, easy handling and a battery with 120 minutes run time, Absolut Zero by Valera Professional uses 42mm wide DURABLADE diamond-ground blades made of Japanese steel. The clipper is ergonomically designed and weighs only 150 grams, containing a lithium battery which recharges in 90 minutes or operable through the use of a mains cable. Salon Price £109.90

KNOCK-OUT RANGE

Fresh from Australia is Uppercut Deluxe’s latest styling range, Foam Tonic – including a hydrating mousse which gives a light hold and healthy shine whilst offering protection against heat when blow drying or as a stand-alone styling foam. The products utilise a blend of thyme, white tea extracts, vitamin B6 and quinoa protein, both encouraging stimulation while repairing hair and promoting growth whilst adding a coat to the hair. Salon Price £7 + VAT

DIG THE RIG

Barber wear startup SLCKR presents the handcrafted leather chest Rig, designed to hold the tools most frequently used throughout the course of a haircut on the chest. The product is said to save customers an average of 10 minutes per haircut due to it’s ability to eliminate the need of a tool station. The tool also means barbers can cut in any place at any time, helpful for mobile barbers and competitions. Trade: £144.73

GIFT OF LUXURY

Treat yourself or the ones you love with Balmain’s new Homme Gift Set, which includes Balmain Homme Hair & Body wash, which is a hydrating 2-in-1 formula that leaves the hair and skin thoroughly cleansed and hydrated, and the Balmain Homme Scalp Scrub– a deep luxury cleansing treatment enriched with soluble crystals that effectively removes product build-up and excess sebum. Comes packaged in a wide, dual-zip toiletry bag. Salon price £59

EVOLVED ELITE

As the first evolution of Takara Belmont’s Apollo 2 chair, the Apollo 2 Elite offers a distinctive cast iron frame, Belmont-branded footrest with stopper, padded armrests and spring-loaded seat cushion enhanced with refined metalwork in a black matt or gloss or a white gloss finish. Available with black or white upholstery with contrasting piping as standard, 360˚ lockable rotation and hydraulic or motorised base options. Salon Price from £2,435

TOTAL PRECISION

Designed for clear visibility for precision detailing alongside an intuitive design, Andis presents the all-new GTX-EXO Cordless Li Trimmer. It features a corrosion-resistant custom gold GTX-Z deep tooth blade which is pre-set with a tighter gap for fine detailing. Plus, the rotary motor delivers 7,200 SPM with advanced Constant Speed Technology for ultimate performance through all hair types. Salon price £199.99

This article appears in the October - December 2021 Issue of Modern Barber

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This article appears in the October - December 2021 Issue of Modern Barber