News and notes from industry suppliers.

Whether your customers come in with Shirley Temple curls, a slicked-back pompadour or a multicolored mohawk, how their hair looks and feels says a lot about who they are. When it comes to hair loss, thinning and damage, both men and women depend on all-natural ingredients to put the personality and life back into their hair.

Badger has created three certified organic varieties of oil to repair, balance and restore dry and damaged hair and scalp. Try jojoba oil for dry scalp, argan oil for dry and damaged hair or the seabuckthorn oil for all hair types. The oils come packaged in a 2-ounce glass bottle with a pump top. All of the products are USDA-certified organic and not tested on animals.

New from Mill Creek Botanicals is Novacell, a line of anti-aging products that uses plant stem cell rejuvenating solutions. All the products in this line—smoothing eye balm, brightening facial serum, restoring night cream, refreshing facial cleanser and moisturizing day lotion—contain Mung Bean stem cell extract, peptides and antioxidants.

Dr. Willard’s introduces Dr. Willard’s Aloe Gel, a daily moisturizer, sun burn reliever and after or pre-shave conditioner. This product incorporates Dr. Willard’s original nutrient-rich water and pulp of the aloe plant to make a rehydrating moisturizer.

Minor aches and pains are normal parts of life. But chronic pain and stiffness that stops us from doing the things we love aren’t. Here, we cover the many ways to strengthen the body’s support system via nutritional and lifestyle techniques to keep the bones strong and joint movement fluid.

If shoppers are looking for bone strengtheners and natural arthritis remedies, let them know supplements can't be said to cure or prevent disease. Nonetheless, there are numerous natural ways to maintain optimal bone and joint health.

When a customer walks in panicking about their thyroid or adrenal glands, tell them, “Don’t freak out! Your adrenals won’t like that!” Too much stress is enough to throw these glands out of whack, causing your customers to feel tired, unmotivated or anxious, or to gain weight. Diet and supplements can be just the trick to keep everything functioning well and alleviate any worries your customers may have, while giving them back a happy skip in their step.

North American Herb & Spice now has a wild baobab and organic cocona powdered drink mix, Raw BaoMax, for cleansing and soothing. The naturally tart mix contains vitamin C, calcium and B vitamins and provides healthy cholesterol support. Also new is Raw Turmerol, a highly potent and absorbable fusion of wild turmeric oil and extract, and wild oregano and ginger oils for anti-inflammation response support.

Life Extension introduces Reishi Extract Mushroom Complex for natural immune support. This full-spectrum extract has multiple components that have shown to “support healthy immune function and enhanced longevity in a natural experimental aging model,” according to the company.
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