Cuvée Beauty

Hair care inspired by champagne

Bathing in champagne might sound like the stuff of movies, but Cuvée Beauty founder Rachel Katzman found her hair thoroughly soaked after a particularly wild birthday weekend—and didn’t mind the results at all. The texture and tousled look of her hair actually worked. Using that as her jumping-off point, Katzman started her company focusing on luxurious haircare products that perform and aren’t afraid to get …

Flat Brush

When hair needs to be smooth, polished and shiny, the Flat Brush steps up to the styling challenge with a blend of boar and nylon bristles that evenly distributes natural oils. Made in England by Kent Brushes—making hair brushes since the 18th century—this version, complete with beechwood handle, was designed in collaboration with Bumble & bumble and put to the test backstage at fashion shows …

New Wash From Hairstory

Industry veteran Michael Gordon perfects his detergent-free formula for soft, clean hair

It takes a hair industry veteran to call out the fact that almost every shampoo on the market has detergent (aka sodium lauryl sulfate) in it—an irritant that strips and dries hair, fueling the perpetual cycle of buying products like conditioners, masks and treatments. These are unnecessary band-aids that don’t solve the problem, argues Bumble and bumble founder Michael Gordon. After Estee Lauder acquired the …