JASÖN now offers Pure Natural Deodorant Sticks, which are “clinically tested to deliver all day odor protection, without the use of aluminum and propylene glycol.” Odor-fighting ingredients include grapefruit seed extract, corn starch, baking soda and zinc ricinoleate. Aloe vera and lavender oil soothe skin, while vitamin E moisturizes. Formulas include: Soothing Aloe Vera, Nourishing Apricot, Calming lavender, Purifying Tea Tree and more.

Nature’s Gate introduces new shower products in two pleasing scents. On offer are açai scented body wash, liquid soap and lotion, as well as green tea scented body wash and liquid soap. Each product contains antioxidants, and a patented combination of 7 Natural Moisture Boosters: sodium hyaluronate, vegetable glycerin, shea butter, sweet almond oil, vitamin E, apricot kernel oil and soybean oil.

Jurlique Skin Care has delivered moisturizing hand sanitizer to the market. The product contains Safflower Oleosomes, Austrian Bush Mint and a proprietary biodynamic blend. According to the company, the sanitizer is an “innovative antibacterial that kills 99.9% of germs naturally and nourishes hands without irritating the skin.” SRP: $6.50 for 1.7 oz travel size, $15.00 for 5.9 oz with pump.

Emani Minerals unveils “How 2Be Guides,” comprehensive cosmetic kits that contain simple “how-to” steps and all the tools to create a desired look. There are five “How 2Be Guides” to choose from containing a range of looks from professional to a social occasion. The guides each contain approximately four make-up products that have been specially designed to go together. SRP: $28.00

December 2, 2011 has come and gone. Now, the natural products industry holds its collective breath to see how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will respond to the comments filed in reaction to its proposed guidance for industry on new dietary ingredients (NDIs). This document has the potential to affect nearly everyone with a stake in the dietary supplements industry.

Whether it’s work, family or another worry that goes through our brains in the wee hours of the morning, sometimes we need a little dust from the Sandman. Some may shy away from the groggy, drone-like side effects that major sleep medicines cause, hoping to find a more natural option. Luckily, there are many marketable supplements out there that can give your customers a good night’s sleep with very little complications.

New from American Health are Ester-C Effervescent Vitamin C Packets in a natural orange flavor. The powder dissolves in 4–6 fl. oz. of water, which “delivers the advanced active immune system support and potent antioxidant activity,” says the firm. The formula includes 1,000 mg of Ester-C, essential vitamins such as B6 and B12, plus electrolytes. SRP: $17.99, 21 ct.

Rejuv-A-Wafers from Sun Chlorella USA for dogs and cats offer nature’s most nutritious “superfood.” Highly bio-available chlorella is the signature ingredient in this daily supplement, but Rejuv-A-Wafers is also packed with beneficial antioxidants, vitamins C and A, plus minerals, protein, beta-carotene and fiber that will help your pet to thrive.
SRP: $29.95 (60 wafers).

Introducing a new high potency Omega-3 1,000 Fish Oil from Licata Enterprises under the Nature’s Concept and Private Label brands. The 1,000 mg softgels contain 300 mg of EPA and 200 mg of DHA for a total of 500 mg Omega-3 fatty acids. The higher potency softgel allows consumers to swallow fewer pills for the same great benefits.