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Last updated: October 12, 2017

This Year’s Hottest Holiday Retail Items You Need

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You may have started decorating the salon for the upcoming holiday season, but no décor is complete if your shelves are lacking. Great hair is the gift that keeps on giving, and these holiday edition hair products are exactly what you need for the busiest time in retail. Check out some of the best holiday-inspired gifts for your shelves, your clients and your fellow stylists! And hey, we wouldn’t blame you if you decided to order some for yourself too.


1. Smoother Strands? Yes, Please!

Finding the perfect gifts for everyone in our lives is tricky, and sometimes even stressful. Make one choice simple in your client’s life with L’ANZA Healing Haircare‘s Perfect 10 Holiday Collections. Here comes the easy part—with 10 different options your client can quickly pick the trio that will cater to her hair needs. Their choices are:


  • Keratin Healing Oil Shampoo, Conditioner and Hair Treatment
  • Healing ColorCare Color-Preserving Shampoo, Conditioner and Trauma Treatment
  • Healing Moisture Shampoo, Conditioner, and Leave-In Conditioner
  • Healing Strength Shampoo, Conditioner and Neem Plant Silk Serum
  • Healing Volume Thickening Shampoo, Conditioner and Volume Zero Weight Gel
  • Healing Smooth Glossifying Shampoo, Conditioner and Smoother Straightening Balm
  • Healing Nourish Stimulating Shampoo, Conditioner and Treatment
  • Healing Remedy Scalp Balancing Cleanser, Treatment and Conditioner
  • Keratin Healing Oil Shampoo, Conditioner, Treatment and Finishing Spray Stick (with a free Holiday Cosmetic Bag)
  • Healing ColorCare Color-Preserving Shampoo, Conditioner and Trauma Treatment (with a free Holiday Cosmetic Bag)


2. Give the Gift of Great Hair

Let your clients have their choice between feeling famous, feeling their best and feeling like a million bucks with Moroccanoil’s limited-edition holiday gift sets.



3. Blonde Perfection On The Go



If your blonde babes didn’t love you enough already, we just found another reason why they should. Say hello to THE PERFECT BLONDE kit from PRAVANA. It’s the same, beloved shampoo, conditioner and seal & protect leave-in mist they already love, but travel-sized so they can kiss their brass goodbye.


4. The Ultimate Travel Gift

For many of your clients, the holidays equal traveling. And hands down one of the hardest parts about traveling, especially for all the beauty lovers out there, is downsizing their fave beauty products. Help your clients (and your fellow stylists!) ease their last-minute packing anxiety with this travel essentials set from Oribe. It has all the Oribe favorites any traveler needs—Dry Texturizing Spray, Gold Lust Shampoo, Gold Lust Conditioner, Balmessence Lip Treatment and their limited edition Côte d’Azur Eau de Parfum Rollerball.


5. Perfect Hair, Perfect Holiday

As a stylist, you know that hair can easily make or break your client’s day, so don’t let a bad hair day prevent your client from spreading some holiday cheer. Eliminate the dreaded bad hair day with Living Proof‘s Spread Cheer & Perfect Hair kit, which includes Perfect Hair Day Shampoo, Perfect Hair Day Conditioner and Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo.


6. Give Them Strands a Boost

If someone in your life is looking for total hair confidence, look no further than Matrix‘s Total Results holiday collections.


  • The Color Obsessed Kit is for your color-obsessed clients in need of some upkeep help between appointments.
  • The High Amplify Kit is catered to your fine-haired beauties who need a little help in the volume department.
  • The Mega Sleek Collection is great for the client who is struggling to fight their frizz and looking to tame their unruly tresses.
  • The So Long Damage Shampoo and Conditioner is the perfect combo for giving dry strands some life again.
  • The Rock It Texture Shampoo and Conditioner is the duo that will keep them curls hydrated—even on day two! 


7. I Stylus, Do You?

If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for your co-stylist BFF, we’ve got you covered. Or rather, FHI Heats got you covered with their Stylist Try Me Kit. The kit allows any stylist to sample their full thermal styling care line, which inclues 12 products plus a bonus, “I Stylus, Do You?” tote bag. The Stylist Try Me Kit includes:


  • Sheer Remedy
  • Fresh Start
  • Be Protected
  • High Altitude
  • Full Blown
  • Pump It Up
  • Total Control
  • Stay Beautiful
  • Stay Styled
  • Stay Finished
  • Stay Put
  • Shine Express


8. Stay Hydrated, Friends

Inspired by Natural Elements, Paul Mitchell‘s holiday collection is an eco-inspired gift that celebrate’s tea tree’s distinctive sensory experiences, such as lemon sage and lavender mint. And better yet, the Tea Tree collection has five available options so your client can choose the one that fits her hair needs. Give Volume focuses on thickening the hair, Give Hydration works to moisturize dry strands, Give Tingle invigorates dull hair, Give It All offers an invigorating shampoo and conditioner, Firm Hold Gel®, Shaping Cream™ and a bonus Tea Tree Body Bar® and lastly, the Scalp Care Kit reduces hair fallout on thinning hair.


9. Hot for Rose Gold

It’s no secret that rose gold is the color of 2016, but these tools will never go out of style. This limited edition collection from Paul Mitchell includes an Express Ion Smooth®+ straigtener available in rose gold or metallic gray, a metallic gray or rose gold sculpting brush, an Express Ion Dry®+ blow dryer and a 3-in-1 Express Ion Unclipped curling iron with your choice of three curl designs. Buy one or buy them all, either way you’ll add a little radiance to your station.


10. Cater to her Curls



Make your retail shelf a one-stop shop for your curly-haired clients this holiday season with Ouidad‘s Stocking Stuffers Holiday Collection. The travel-sized products include Curl Last Flexible-Hold Hairspray, Botanical Boost Curl Energizing and Refreshing Spray, Moisture Lock Leave-In Conditioner, Ultra-Nourishing Cleansing Oil, Climate Control Heat and Humidity Gel and Curl Recovery Meltdown Extreme Repair Mask, so your client can show off her rockin’ ringlets wherever her travels take her this holiday season.