News and notes from industry suppliers.

Dolphin Organics has expanded its offerings with the DO Naturals line. The line is 100% natural and hypoallergenic. The line includes a shampoo, conditioner, detangler, body wash and moisturizer in Just Berry natural fragrance. Mineral sunscreens (SPF 32, 50) are also available.

Monkey Sea Monkey Doo skincare products are intended for babies, children and those with sensitive skin. The allergen-free line contains no gluten, soy, dairy or oats. Products include a 3-in-1 shampoo, lotions, bodywash and conditioner in cherry scent and an unscented 2-in-1 shampoo plus bodywash.

Desert Essence added three hair-styling products to its line. Coconut Shine & Refine Hair Lotion restores shine with cactus and agave and strengthens with vitamin E. Coconut Soft Curls Hair Cream hydrates and conditions with vitamins A and E and safflower oil. Coconut Hair Defrizzer & Heat Protector moisturizes and protects with cactus, agave and yucca.

Nature’s Gate offers Grape Seed Eye Cream, containing vitamins C and E, grape seed antioxidants, EFAs and other botanicals for hydration, refreshment and revitalization. Oligopetides and oligosaccharides help lessen under-eye bags and natural sugar tensors help diminish fine lines.

Seventh Generation now offers Wee Generation skincare products. The tear-free baby shampoo and wash includes extra-virgin olive oil to keep skin smooth and moisturized. The baby bubble bath lets kids enjoy a bubbly bath time without synthetic fragrances and phthalates. The sunscreen includes UVA/UVB protection with SPF 30.

When it comes to beauty, many consumers are drawn to topical products. But there’s more to the story of moisturized, healthy and vibrant skin, hair and nails. Tell shoppers that beauty starts from the inside, and not just figuratively speaking. Cosmeceuticals can be ingested orally to benefit the skin, hair and nails as the perfect companion to topicals like lotions or balms. 

MasQuelier’s USA has come to market with MasQuelier’s French Pine Bark Extract (200 mg). This research-backed extract supports the heart, vascular system and eyes while reducing visible signs of skin aging. The product, which also incorporates Original OPCs, works with antioxidant protection, collagen support and circulatory support.

Whey Fantastic from Excel Performance Nutrition claims to be the first all-natural whey protein shake that tastes great, even when mixed just with water (backed by a 100% Great Taste Money Back Guarantee). Whey Fantastic delivers 20 g of rBST-free protein and 3 g of fiber per serving with 0 g trans-fat. A free Whey Fantastic Taste Test Kit is available so retailers can taste the product.