Babo BotanicalsBabo Botanicals has launched Sheer Zinc SPF 30 Continuous Spray Sunscreen that is fragrance free for extra-sensitive skin. The formula includes non-nano zinc oxide as the only active ingredient, offering SPF 30 Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB protection. The sunscreen rubs in clear and is fortified with a Nutri-Soothe Complex packed with antioxidants and vitamins.

SIBUSibu Sea Berry Therapy (replacing Sibu Beauty) is a product line for problematic skin. Sea Berry Therapy helps nourish skin while washing away toxins and moisturizing skin. The line includes supplements, serums, creams and a face and body bar.

1098 E. South Union Ave., Midvale, UT 84047, www.sibubeauty.com

White EgretWhite Egret Personal Care added a Vitamin C Hyaluronic Acid Crème to its line. Vitamin C Hyaluronic Acid is formulated with hyaluronic acid, vitamins C, A and E, and aloe to soothe and strengthen skin while protecting against environmental exposure and free radical damage.

SoapboxSoapbox Soaps has revamped the look of its Elements soap line. For every soap product purchased, the company gives a bar of soap to someone in need around the world. The line includes all-natural bar and hand soaps as well as body wash. Scents include lemongrass, lavender, peppermint, hibiscus and more.

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From time to time, it happens to everyone: dry, frizzy hair. Many consumers would love to have shiny, healthy hair and are willing to pay a pretty penny to get it. However, before your shoppers run to the closest beauty store for a pricey synthetic hair product, offer these natural oils that breathe life into damaged hair and leave it silky smooth—and maybe, even smelling like coconuts.

pet food

As consumers educate themselves about potential contaminants and toxic ingredients in products, they are not only choosing a healthier lifestyle for themselves, but also for their families, which include their beloved pets. To ensure their four-legged family members are living longer, healthier and happy lives, pet parents are taking the plunge into humanization mode; purchasing for their pets what they would purchase for themselves. This, of course, means that pet dollars can still be captured by natural retailers—as long as products offerings are safe, healthy and suit the dietary and hygienic needs of the new-age pet.

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Find the ingredients list on a box of tampons or pads. If one is not displayed or if the list contains synthetic ingredients, tell shoppers to take caution. Some of these ingredients may do more harm than good to a woman’s body and the environment.

derma eBuff away impurities and dull surface cells while moisturizing skin with Hydrating scrub from derma e. Hyaluronic acid, also known as nature’s moisture magnet, promotes healthy skin hydration. Walnut shell powder provides gentle yet effective exfoliation, lifting away dirt, excess oils and dullness. Vitamin A encourages skin renewal, revealing smooth, vibrant, younger-looking skin.

White Egret Personal CareWhite Egret Personal Care added two new scents to its line of pharmaceutical-grade Epsom salts: Lavender and Eucalyptus. Says the company, “When added to a warm bath, Lavender Epsom Salt is perfect for relaxation and detoxification while Eucalyptus Epsom Salt helps to create an uplifting experience.”
MSRP: $12.65 (16-ounce jar) and $20.82 (30-ounce jar).

Natural Skin & Hair Care Product News

Beauty is only skin deep, but good health runs through and through. Make sure you are providing your shoppers with the nourishing, natural skin and hair care products they deserve. WholeFoodsMagazine.com and our personal care and health news articles are here to keep you informed about the important HABA market.

 

Skin Care

Conventional companies work hard to trick consumers into believing harsh chemicals are best. Natural products shoppers are not easily fooled, and we provide info on the latest trends and natural personal care launches in our HABA features and new products section.

 

Hair Care

There are so many natural hair care products available today, so which ones are right for your shoppers? We'll explore that and more from our featured natural products page, which includes hair care features.