New from Masquelier’s USA is Soléderm After Sun Solution, which incorporates Masquelier’s OPCs to help combat the visible signs of sun damage and premature skin aging after daily, sensible sun exposure. The facial cream and body lotion are enhanced with essential oils like jasmine, green tea and rosemary to help revive and soften skin.

New from Dolphin Organics is DO Naturals Sunscreen SPF 32. This mineral sunscreen for children incorporates titanium dioxide and zinc oxide for UVA/UVB protection without harsh chemicals or nanoparticles. Says the company, “Like our original Dolphin Organics line, our sunscreen is based in certified organic aloe, not water.”

Along with changing the look of its deodorant line, Desert Essence added new scents: Tropical Breeze, Spring Fresh and Lemon Tea Tree. All are free of propylene glycol and aluminum,  while helping to neutralize odor and protect withiout irritating sensitive skin with natural oils and extracts. The deodorant is NPA certified and infused with tea tree oil and aloe.

The Aloe 80 Organics Shampoos and Conditioners from Lily of the Desert contain 80+% certified organic aloe vera for smoother, healthier hair. The shampoos and conditioners contain Aloesorb, which helps the absorption of aloe into the hair. Formulas are available for normal, oily, colored and dry hair.

A woman may wear many hats: caregiver, meal provider, breadwinner, fitness extraordinaire, dog walker, advice giver…and often many of these simultaneously! Since a woman’s job is never done, she must put her own health first so that she can be there for all who depend on her. Here, we cover how natural products fit into all aspects of a woman’s life, be it for menstrual, fertility, menopause or breast support.

Despite shoppers’ openness with many health topics, some are still very taboo. The list of “hush-hush” issues frequently includes urinary problems, which often are only discussed in whispers with close confidants.


Carlson Laboratories
introduces Carlson for Teens Multi, an easy-to-swallow tablet that provides balanced amounts of important nutrients that teenagers need. The product is made without iron and is said to make it easy for teens to transition from a children’s product to an adult formula. 

Internal Harmony for Women Sleep Aid from DreamBrands is a complete rest formula. The supplement combines GABA, melatonin and other natural botanicals, vitamins and minerals to support healthy sleep. Red clover, black cohosh and dong quai make this formula unique to a woman’s needs.

Nordic Naturals Algae Omega contains a plant-based source of omega-3 with a unique blend of EPA and DHA. Algae Omega is made from a microalgae that offers a significant source of EPA to support normal vision, heart health, positive mood, immunity and healthy anti-inflammatory responses.