The Seaweed Bath Co. has made additions to its Wildly Natural line of seaweed-based products. The new items are Seaweed Body Cream, combining ingredients like shea butter, kukui oil and argan oil, and Seaweed Shampoo, which blends seaweed extract with Moroccan argan oil and vitamin E. Each of the company’s products are formulated with nutrient-rich seaweed harvested in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Now in an easy-to-use squeeze tube, derma e’s Psorzema Body Wash allows for a quicker, cleaner application. With a blend of herbal extracts and skin vitamins such as neem, burdock, bearberry, chamomile and vitamins A and E, this pH balanced formula helps calm, rebalance and nourish irritated skin. The product also does not contain steroids, coal or pine tars.

Pads, tampons and pantyliners have just been released by Emerita. Tampons are chlorine-free, fragrance-free and 100% organic cotton. And, pads are hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, chloride-/dioxin-free and made from 100% natural cotton. The company also offers feminine cleansing and moisturizing wash and cloths.

Aubrey Organics has debuted a line of sunscreens and after sun care products. With SPFs of 15 and 30, the line offers broad-spectrum, UVB/UVA protection. The company says all products are made with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide and many organic ingredients. The line includes Active Lifestyles Sunscreen, Green Tea Sunscreen, After Sun Face/Body Moisturizer and more.

Eco Lips announces new colors in its Eco Tints line. Eco Tints are organic and are free of carmine, lead, gluten, lanolin, and petroleum. Eco Tints lip balms contain organic oils such as sunflower, castor and coconut as well as organic beeswax and aloe vera to keep the lips soft. Shades Moonstone, Sugar Plum, and Coralyte join the three existing colors in the line.

The road to good health starts during childhood when good habits for optimal wellness are formed. But, any parent can tell you that embedding these behaviors in a child isn’t always easy.

The rapidly expanding world of marine oils hasn’t slowed its growth spurt in recent years, all because of the simple fact that demand has continued to skyrocket. One by one, individual consumers have awakened to the applicability of fish and other marine oil supplements to a wide range of critical health issues.

Fitness and nutrition go hand in hand, so it is important that natural products retailers know which nutrients are necessary for customers that regularly exercise. Whether they are training for a marathon, bodybuilding, trying to lose weight or simply staying active, shoppers need certain nutrients to replenish their bodies and help them to perform. Here is a guide to some key supplements that will get the job done!

Jarrow Formulas has expanded its offerings with R-Alpha Lipoic Acid, which is formulated with Bio-Enhanced Na-RALA. R-Alpha Lipoic Acid is said to support sugar and lipid metabolism plus energy and antioxidant production. The “R” form of Alpha Lipoic Acid is the naturally occurring form found in the human body.
SRP: $29.95 for 60 vegetarian capsules.