Winner Announced! John Frieda and Laura Merkin Holiday Must Haves!

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THINK: Style to go.

WHAT IT IS: A fashion-forward partnership between hair care authority John Frieda® and design maven Lauren Merkin. Her name is synonymous with the clutch, so it was only fitting that John Frieda® hair care came to Lauren Merkin to design the perfect bags to house two of the latest style breakthroughs from the John Frieda® brand: Luxurious Volume Anytime Volume Refresher and Full Repair™ Touch-up Flyaway Tamer. Both trendsetters in the style universe, John Frieda® hair care and Lauren Merkin are joining forces to create the ultimate style accessories: exclusive Lauren Merkin clutches with must-have John Frieda® stylers inside. Whether you want to pump up the volume or smooth down flyaways on the go, now the chic style solution is at your fingertips—and in a covetable clutch.

To house Luxurious Volume Anytime Volume Refresher, John Frieda® hair care’s instant oomph infusion to revive style that falls flat, Lauren Merkin created a soft pouch clutch in gold snakeskin-embossed leather to match high-volume hair. Ideal for fine hair prone to flatness, Luxurious Volume Anytime Volume Refresher recreates volume at the roots by absorbing oils, instantly taking weight out of hair to give it lift. The translucent formula blends effortlessly to refresh hair and revive volume without a hint of residue. The result? Fresh, full, high-volume hair, any time.

For a sleek way to stash Full Repair™ Touch-up Flyaway Tamer, Lauren Merkin designed a slim, rectangular taupe color patent leather clutch with red suede lining to complement glossy, smooth hair. Touch-up Flyaway Tamer polishes broken strands, smoothing flyaways and frayed ends with Inca Inchi oil, an omega 3-packed oil that weightlessly restores dry, damaged hair. Just brush the wand over dry, styled hair for on-the-go touch-ups and an instant boost of shine.

Each of these must-have clutches includes the corresponding John Frieda® hair care product when purchased online at Available beginning November 2011, the clutches are the perfect way to stay chic at the season’s parties.

WHAT IT COSTS: Volume Refresher Clutch, $295; Flyaway Tamer Clutch, $275


LAUNCH DATE: November 2011

Kao Brands Company is a leading manufacturer of premium beauty care brands that are recognized around the world for their innovation and quality. Kao Brands Company’s portfolio includes Ban® antiperspirants; Jergens® and Curél® hand and body lotions; Bioré® facial care; John Frieda®, Frizz-Ease®, Root Awakening®, Luxurious Volume, Sheer Blonde®, Brilliant Brunette®, Radiant Red® and Luminous Color Glaze® professional hair care. Founded in 1882, Kao Brands Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation.


  •  There will be 1 winner.
  • Winners will win receive a John Frieda Luxurious Volume Anytime Volume Refresher and a Lauren Merkin Volume Refresher Clutche ($295 value)!
  • To enter Like “John Frieda” and “Lauren Merkin” on Facebook and tell us “What are you doing on New Years Eve?” Then leave your name and email info in our comments.
  • Contest runs Friday, 12/23/11 to Friday, 12/30/11
  • US  residents only
  • After the winner has been announced, you will have 48 hours to respond.


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December 23rd, 2011 at 9:26 am

I’m hoping to be in my new apartment, in my new city, starting my new life!
Liked both on FB!

December 23rd, 2011 at 11:12 am

I have no plans yet!

December 23rd, 2011 at 11:58 am

For New Years Eve, I have to work unfortunately. I hope to head to the city later that night and see fireworks :)

I like John Frieda and Lauren Mercier on Facebook.

December 23rd, 2011 at 12:48 pm

i have no idea what i’m doing yet for new years eve.

December 24th, 2011 at 1:41 am

1. I like John Frieda & Lauren Merkin on Facebook. (Deanna Cali)

2. I’m just staying home on New Years Eve.

December 24th, 2011 at 6:03 am

1) Like both on FB ( marta higginbotham)
2) I will stay home and have a nice dinner with friends n children.

December 24th, 2011 at 8:10 am


I like both John Frieda and Lauren Merkin on FB as Monique Jones.
this New Years Eve I will be in church

Happy Holidays

December 27th, 2011 at 6:45 am

i liked both companyies on FB.

For new years I am having wig party!

December 27th, 2011 at 7:17 am

Like both on FB
I am hosting a New Years Bash at our home. I can’t wait to ring in the new year!

December 28th, 2011 at 4:44 pm

I have no plans for New Years Eve this year, maybe watch a few movies with my husband.

I liked both on Facebook.

December 29th, 2011 at 12:28 am

I never really do anything special for New Years. So probably just watching TV.

Both are liked on FB


December 29th, 2011 at 9:06 am

I liked both. and I will be at home watching the ball drop!

December 30th, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Dinner with friends and party later @ home.

December 30th, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Liked both ”John Frieda” and “Lauren Merkin” on Facebook.

December 31st, 2011 at 9:30 am

like both. hanging out with my kids

December 31st, 2011 at 9:31 am

forgo email

Linda lindacarol6atgmaildotcom

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