STONERS: Completely Bare, the Upper East Side salon famous for its Epilight hair reduction and Brazilian wax services, has a new treatment: the Stone and Lava Facial. Completely Bare founder and owner, Cindy Barshop, said the facial stone massage is the first of its kind. The facial begins with a gentle massage using small stones, followed by extractions. Then, a skin type-specific serum is applied to the face, followed by a paraffin mask, which helps the skin absorb the serum. The treatment is priced at $135.
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SKIN IS IN: Jack Stahl, president and chief executive of Revlon, will accept the 2002 Skin Sense Award at the annual Skin Sense Award Gala Benefit on behalf Revlon’s commitment to developing skin care products with sun protection factors of 15 or higher. The award is given to individuals and corporations for their achievements in the field of skin care. Proceeds from the Oct. 28 event, to be held at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan, will support the Skin Cancer Foundation’s public awareness campaign focusing on the prevention of skin cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in women under 40.
HOLD IT: Privé Formule Aux Herbes has launched a new long-lasting Firm Hold Hair Spray. Formulated with calendula for protecting hair against damaging elements, and pistachio oil for shine, Firm Hold is designed to resist dampness and leave hair in place all day. Firm Hold is available at Privé salon in New York and Los Angeles and retails for $24 for an 11-oz can.
PANTENE BLOW-V: Procter & Gamble’s Pantene Pro-V brand is partnering with Panasonic for a line of new ionic hair dryers. Products by the electronics maker and the multimillion dollar hair care brand are scheduled to ship to mass retailers in October. The licensing deal is part of an overall P&G strategy to use its trademarks to create new product categories. The blow dryers will retail from $19.99 to $24.99. “