Collagen ProductsNordic Beauty launched four products featuring Marine Collagen Peptides: Anti-Aging Cleansing Milk, Broad Spectrum SPF30 CC Cream, Collagen Peptide Serum and Youth Collagen Peptide Cream. The Marine Collagen Peptides support healthy aging skin and are sourced from cold Norwegian seawater.

Nail PolishHabit Cosmetics offers a line of nail polish featuring myrrh extract, which helps strengthen nails. Habit nail polish is free of toluene, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and camphor, and uses a bamboo overcap. In addition, all Habit boxes are made from sustainably forested cardboard.

Hair CareGiovanni extended its 2chic line with the Ultra-Sleek and Ultra- Moist Touch-Up Hair Towelettes. The product features a Dual Smoothing Complex of Moroccan argan oil and Brazilian phytokeratin to help add shine to hair and tame flyaways. The pre-moistened towelettes are individually packaged for travelfriendly use.

Skin CareDairyface Skin Care is a dairy-based skin care line that uses milk from 100% grassfed cows raised at local, certified organic family farms. The milk provides unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins A, D, E, C and B12, peptides, proteins and lactic acid. Dairyface contains no additives, synthetics or any artificial ingredients, which is why it requires refrigeration to stay fresh.

BalmDusk ‘til Dawn Balm from Larenim works overnight to help those with oily, large-pored skin. This lightweight balm may be used as a spot treatment or as a T-Zone beauty masque. The alcohol-free blend includes thyme leaves, white thyme essential oil, green tea, vitamin C, niacinamide, zinc oxide and more.

Pain ReliefAroma Naturals offers The Wave, a cooling gelèe designed to help provide temporary pain relief following athletic activity for minor muscle aches, strains and pains. This natural formula includes organic ingredients like tea tree oil, boswellia, nettle and white willow bark, and is suitable for both night and day discomfort. The Wave is available in 5-oz. eco-friendly airless pump bottles or 1-oz. travel size jars.

“To thine own self be true,” may be one of the most famous lines from Hamlet, and it’s good advice for the weight management category. For years, the concept of “healthy weight management” has butted heads with those “lose 10 pounds in a week” products that are based on empty promises and fuel unrealistic (and unhealthy) expectations. The category would be better served if they all were truthful about what they can and cannot do.

With spring on the horizon, people all over the country are beginning to feel the effects of allergies. Over 50 million people in the United States, including up to 30% of adults and 40% of children, suffer from allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever (1). With more than 13.4 million visits to physician offices, hospital outpatient departments and emergency departments stemming from allergic rhinitis yearly, several drugs are on the market to try to minimize the effects of allergies, but several natural options may be worthy of your attention.

Chewable Vitamin BBluebonnet Nutrition now offers a methylated, active coenzyme form of folic acid (Quatrefolic), that is said to be superior in solubility, safety and bioactivity to other forms of L-methylfolate. Bluebonnet’s EarthSweet Chewables CellularActive Methylfolate is available in 400, 800 and 1,000 mcg to support healthy mood, energy, endurance, cognition and the cardiovascular system.