NEW YORK and DEERFIELD, Ill., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Hill Salon Professional products, created by internationally acclaimed hairstylist Mark Hill, launches nationwide at Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and Duane Reade this month. The collection has attracted a large and loyal following since its launch in the U.K. in 2004 exclusively with Boots health and beauty retail stores. The debut of Mark Hill Salon Professional products marks one of the nationwide product launches from Alliance Boots since the company formed a strategic partnership with Walgreens last summer to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.
Mark Hill Salon Professional will include a range of 17 salon-quality products priced under $12 and will be available nationwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores, on Walgreens.com, drugstore.com and US.Boots.com.
"I've spent more than 15 years creating a range of hair care products that are of such high quality that they are used every day in my salon. To bring an effective, yet affordable range to the U.S. is absolutely a dream come true," says Mark Hill.
"Mark has created fantastic, high-quality hair care products, inspired by the women who come to his salon every day," said Gordon Farquhar, Managing Director, Boots Retail USA. "Mark has a very successful business in the U.K. putting his passion and expertise into every detail, and we look forward to building his brand in the U.S.""As part of our vision to be the first choice for health and daily living, our beauty team is committed to offering customers exciting products to help them achieve the latest trends and styles," said Shannon Curtin, Walgreens Divisional Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Beauty and Personal Care. "By offering Mark Hill Salon Professional products, shoppers can now take advantage of celebrity-worthy, salon caliber hair care products at great value from their local Walgreens." Mark Hill is one of the defining influences on British hairstyling with a constant presence in media outlets across the globe such as Good Morning America, E!, BBC Style Challenge, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Tatler and Grazia. For several years, he has been the official styling partner for the BAFTA ( British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Television Awards in London and is also one of the few celebrity hairstylists who still sees clients at his thriving, fully operating salon. Awarded the prestigious British Hairdresser of the Year and International Hairdresser of the Year twice, his signature products are well-known for producing celebrity-style results for a wide range of hair types at affordable prices. The full range of products, available this month, includes:
- Mark Hill Defrizz-ilicious Slick Chick De-Frizz Shampoo, $9.99
- Mark Hill Defrizz-ilicious Oh So Smooth De-Frizz Conditioner, $9.99
- Mark Hill Defrizz-ilicious Magic Drops Rescue and Repair Treatment, $11.99
- Mark Hill Love Big Hair Big It Up! Volume Shampoo, $9.99
- Mark Hill Love Big Hair Big Is Better! Volume Conditioner, $9.99
- Mark Hill Straight-a-holic Get It Straight Straightening Shampoo, $9.99
- Mark Hill Straight-a-holic Straighten Up Straightening Conditioner, $9.99
- Mark Hill Straight-a-holic Straight Talking Straightening Cream, $11.99
- Mark Hill It's All About The Colour Colour Shampoo, $9.99
- Mark Hill Colour Blast Shine On! Colour Conditioner, $9.99
- Mark Hill Big Night Out! Get Ready to Party! Pre Styling Shampoo, $9.99
- Mark Hill Big Night Out! Get the Party Started! Pre Styling Conditioner, $9.99
- Mark Hill Big Night Out! Only Takes a Minute! 60 Second Detox Gloss Treatment, $11.99
- Mark Hill MiracOILicious Nourishing Shampoo, $9.99
- Mark Hill MiracOILicious Nourishing Conditioner, $9.99
- Mark Hill MiracOILicious 2 Minute Intensive Treatment, $11.99
- Mark Hill MiracOILicious Moroccan Argan Oil, $11.99