LaunchPad - June 2012 - (Page 62)

MALE ORDER —Jennifer Hutchison Newbies These goodies just hit the scene, and they’re ready to make their mark. Preventive Measures If pesky ingrown hairs are pestering your client, suggest he try Avène Dermo-K to prevent blemishes before they begin. When used nightly, the hypoallergenic formula works to reduce the occurrence of ingrowns, while copper and zinc sulfate prevent bacterial infection. ( For His Ease Only Keep it simple: The Alterna Bamboo Men Texturizing Wax Style Stick glides through hair easily to create instant definition and pliable hold with a natural finish as organic bamboo and hemp seed help keep hair strong and scalp healthy. ( A Strong Sun Defense With summer comes the sun, and with the sun can come danger. Skin cancer doesn’t only affect women—in fact, the American Cancer Society predicts that in 2012, men will actually comprise more than half of new melanoma cases. As tough as a man thinks he is, he still needs to defend his hide against the sun’s harmful UV rays. Here are a couple products designed to serve and protect: Concept No Inhibition Moulding Mudd helps defend his dome from destructive rays while hydrating each strand with guarana and other naturally derived extracts. ( Of Mice and Men Prince William has everything—a beautiful new bride, pomp and circumstance, and a royal crown… that is growing less dense year after year. Potential good news for him and Hair apparent? other un-locky men: The American Hair Prince William Loss Association ( may get a new recently reported that Japanese scientists crown in the future. were able to grow hair on a bald mouse—in the shape of a side mohawk no less! Not only did the scientists get to the root of the problem by taking bioengineered hair follicles and transplanting them onto the skin, but they also managed to manipulate hair’s density and color. Researchers say the therapy won’t be able to completely cure malepattern baldness, but it may offer an option for future Prince Charmings with thinning crowns. In the interim, we suggest you turn to companies like Bosley Professional Strength (, XFusion (xfusionhair. info) or American Crew ( for a host of products to make mops appear thicker. Still life: Armando Sanchez; Prince William: Jon Furniss/WireImage; James Bond: Moviepix/Getty Images Best Bond Help him win the war against daily sun exposure with Dermalogica Daily Defense Block. What it isn’t: greasy, chalky and shiny. What it is: SPF 15 protection that’s packed with UV Smart Booster Technology and enough antioxidants, including vitamin E, to keep his mug nourished. ( The James Bond film franchise turns 50 this year, and while Sean Connery seems to top everyone’s list as their fave 007, we thought we’d ask you: Who do you think portrays the best Bond? Log on to Best-Bond and let us know. But if you have objections to Her Majesty’s Secret Servant quaffing a brewski instead of a “martini shaken, not stirred” in his next movie, you’ll have to keep those to yourself. —Amy Dodds 6.12 62

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of LaunchPad - June 2012

LaunchPad - June 2012
Editor’s Notebook
In Touch
Runway Report
Star Struck
First Look
Inside Story
Brand New
Color Lab
Male Order
Tool Talk
My Way
20 Questions
Salon of the Month
Head of the Class
Free Launch
First Person
Beauty 911
Only Hue
British Invasion!
Full Circle
That Summer Feeling
Hot Child in the City
Quick Tips
Look of the Month
Advertiser Index

LaunchPad - June 2012