beauty business

Bioken Regent Pomades

These clear, water-soluble, paraben-free styling aids are lightly scented and designed to create a range of hairstyles—whether slick, smooth or retro-inspired. They contain hydrogenated castor oil, a conditioning and viscosity-increasing agent, and beeswax, which helps lock in moisture and protect hair from environmental damage. Ideal for all hair types, both Bioken Regent Pomade Gold and Regent Pomade Super Hold offer all-day hold and rinse out thoroughly. Visit www.biokenusa.com.

MyChelle Peptide+ Anti-Wrinkle Serum

Formerly MyChelle NoTox Anti-Wrinkle Serum, this enhanced serum now features argan plant stem cells and crocus chrysanthus to help firm the skin’s texture. It also works to stimulate collagen formation, minimize wrinkle depth and increase the skin’s moisture for increased hydration. It boasts non-toxic, non-harmful ingredients, as well as no artificial colors or scents, and is marketed as being proven to reduce wrinkle volume by 21% and depth by 19% in an eight-week period. Call 800.447.2076 or visit www.mychelle.com.

La Chemie Revigorer Invigorate Walnut Husk Scrub

Part of an all-natural, botanical skincare line, this scrub naturally exfoliates, cleanses, purifies and tones the skin. It hydrates and nourishes the skin using key essential lipids, and stimulates circulation, which helps to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the skin. Featuring a unique walnut husk/luffa blend, the exfoliant is both gentle and powerful. Its custom essential oil blend tones, conditions and brightens the skin, and its natural fragrance is stimulating, uplifting and energizing. Visit www.lachemie.com.

Healthilocks Home Ritual Pack

Designed to repair hair using a water-based formulation, this collection boasts PlexProtein complex, a proprietary ingredient that consists of water-based mixtures that cannot clog the scalp. Safe for hair, people and the planet, it does not contain dyes, parabens, perfumes, solvents or other harsh chemicals or ingredients. The Home Ritual Pack features Daily Shampoo, Daily Conditioner and Daily Leave-In Treatment/Conditioner. Call 800.431.1365 or visit www.healthilocks.com.

Burmax Acquires Product Club

Beauty sundries provider Burmax Co. has acquired Product Club, which specializes in haircolor accessories and education. As part of Product Club's continued growth, Burmax intends to expand its new haircolor accessories division into the company's beauty school network.

Walgreens, Alliance Boots Finalize Merger

Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots have finalized their two-step merger launched in 2012 to form Walgreens Boots Alliance—marketed as the world's first global pharmacy-led health and well-being enterprise.