The prep

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A mild cleansing ecopod to prime all hair types for a P.O.D colour or treatment service. Sulfate free, with mild surfactants like Coconut Acid that cleanse the hair and scalp.

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Active ingredients such as Betaine support porosity whilst nourishing and maintaining hair quality. It is formulated with Arginine, which has a softening effect on the cuticle and increases the pH of the water flowing on hair, promoting the healthy lifting of hair cuticles for better colour binding and treatment uptake.

  • Target pH of 9.5.
  • Application time of 2 minutes.

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  • Gently cleanses the scalp and hair.
  • Amino Acid that softens and open/ lifts the cuticle layers.
  • Equalises the porosity and primes hair fibre for uptake of colour and treatments.
  • Active ingredients in the formula.
  • The Prep contains 99% effective ingredients and 0.2% water in the formulation.
  1. Get water temperature in an optimal state.
  2. Place The Prep into The Adaptor.
  3. Begin rinsing the hair from the front hairline, focusing on the roots.
  4. Move the Showerhead from side to side in an even motion, from the front hairline to the nape.
  5. Use your other hand to cleanse the scalp and move the hair around for effective cleansing and priming.
  6. Then begin working up and down from the front hairline to nape in a methodical manner. This will ensure even coverage.
  7. Work the Showerhead through the mid lengths and the ends until The Prep is dissolved.
  8. There is no need to rinse The Prep off the hair - you can move straight into The Tone application.

NOTE:  If working on a client for an add on to a cut or blow dry and they have oil or dirt buildup - The Prep is a mild cleanser and the equivalent of 1 wash. We recommend a shampoo prior if this is the case.

Arginine

Coconut ACID

Betaine

GENTLY CLEANSES

OPENSCUTICLE

PRIMESHAIR

ACTIVEINGREDIENTS

99% EFFECTIVEINGREDIENTS

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PREPARING THE HAIR

THE PURPOSE & SCIENCE OF CLEANSING WITH THE PREP

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A closed cuticle, normal hair strand.

The Prep, lifts the cuticle layer to prime the hair fibre for colour.

The molecular weight of The Tone dye molecule is extremely small. The size of the dye molecule, combined with the ionic water delivery allows the dye to cover the surface of the hair strand as well as get into extremely small spaces of the lifted hair cuticle layer, and deep inside the hair fibre.

The Sealer hydrates, nourishes and adds shine, whilst protecting from UV fade. This treatment successfully closes the cuticle- sealing in the colour.

PREPARING THE HAIR

THE POD SYSTEM FOR PROFESSIONALS

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A closed cuticle, normal hair strand.

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THE PREP

The Prep, lifts the cuticle layer to prime the hair fibre for colour.

The - Toner
THE TONE

The molecular weight of The Tone dye molecule is extremely small. The size of the dye molecule, combined with the ionic water delivery allows the dye to cover the surface of the hair strand as well as get into extremely small spaces of the lifted hair cuticle layer, and deep inside the hair fibre.

The - Sealer
THE SEAL

The Sealer hydrates, nourishes and adds shine, whilst protecting from UV fade. This treatment successfully closes the cuticle- sealing in the colour.

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THE RESULTS ARE CLEAR

FOR SALONS THAT MASTER THEIR ART

Designed specifically for the fast-paced salon,the ECOHEADS Showerhead is the first of itskind to deliver BOTH improved water pressureas well as reduced water usage.

INNOVATION FOR CHANGE

WHY POD IS LEADING CHANGE
FOR POSITIVE IMPACTS

The future is changing, and we’re equipping salons to contribute to the revolution. Our system is designed to improve the working environment and environmental impact of the salon, whilst growing salon business without sacrificing the craft and creativity of the hairdresser.

INNOVATION

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BE THE INNOVATOR

Be a part of the community, be the artist in charge. We are scientists driven by technology, brand and product performance. We push new revenue streams and enhance salon artistry. Take control of your craft and better your business with trailblazing, category-defining concepts.

PURPOSEFUL

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Choose with purpose

Choose with purpose for the benefit of people and planet. Reliable and responsible technology that breaks open new service opportunities anchored on sustainability. Know your why. Feel good about your choices. Whatever you believe in – we have something for you to stand and evolve by.

Conscious

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Global Consciousness

Outstanding environmental awareness. Non-toxic, results driven products that preserve water and the health of hairdresser, client and industry. Protectors of people and planet. We’re conscious about our impact, our business and product practices. We’re taking ownership and instigating change.

SIMPLE

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Evolve simplicity

Beyond simple. Implement and boost time and financial efficiency. Staff work smarter not harder with condensed colour services and amplified results. Never has integrating sustainability and advancing revenue streams been so easy. An industry game changer.

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WHAT SALONS ARE SAYING

As a creative colourist, I am always excited to bend the rules and explore the limits of what colour can do for me, but P.O.D is such a new way of working that the confidence that comes from the condition the hair is left in always astounds me. The business benefits for the salon and the team are a no-brainer- it’s an excellent way to build tone on tone colour into shorter services and as an add on refresh treatment that is truly express.

STEVIE ENGLISH — STEVIE ENGLISH HAIR— NSW

We have loved using POD in our salon for so many reasons. It’s been an amazing product to boost our juniors and apprentices’ confidence in colour theory and give them great results. P.O.D has been a product that we can use for such a diverse range of services. All whilst being new and innovative and exciting for the whole salon to get into.

KYRA CROW — DETA HAIR — VIC

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FAQS

The A’s to your Q’s

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How could this system be used?

Colour refreshing and rejuvenation, toning in between highlight services, Blending highlights/ Balayage, toning for highlights and blonding looks.

How long does the P.O.D service take?

The average services takes under 10 mins to prep, tone and treat, saving up to 75% of the time spent on semi-permanent colour services, and lasts 8-12 washes.

Do I need to use an ECOHEADS Showerhead?

Yes, the P.O.D system relies on the unique properties of the ECOHEADS Showerhead to ionise the water and disperse The Prep and The Tone.

Is this for professional use only?

Yes, P.O.D is designed to create new revenue streams and innovative services for the professional hairdresser.

What are the ingredients and their function?

SUCROSE — Humectant
ARGININE — Active Ingredient
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE — Surfactant Cleansing Agent
PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) — Fragrance
MAGNESIUM CARBONATE — Additive
BETAINE — Active Ingredient
COCONUT ACID — Surfactant Cleansing Agent
SODIUM ISETHIONATE — Surfactant Cleansing Agent
SILICA — Bulking Agent
AQUA (WATER) — Solvent

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