Redmond introduces Earthpaste, an all-natural toothpaste that contains no glyercin, fluoride, artificial colorings or foaming agents. Earthpaste is safe to ingest because it is only made from food-grade Redmond clay, purified water, xylitol, real salt and essential oils. Available in peppermint, wintergreen or cinnamon varieties.
derma e Natural Bodycare’s Evenly Radiant Makeup Remover (formerly Eyebright Makeup Remover) safely removes all types of makeup, even waterproof varieties with a fragrance-free, oil-free formula. Chamomile, cucumber and eyebright soothe and protect skin; bilberry promotes healthy circulation; and green tea delivers antioxidants.
Splurge Skincare introduced The Rub (an exfoliating sugar scrub available in peppermint, almond and lemon), Sugarcubes (single-serving orange–chocolate-scented scrubs) and Lip Buttah (lip balm available in peppermint, almond, orange, chocolate and lemon scents). Splurge’s products only use natural ingredients, such as cocoa and shea butters, coconut oil and jojoba.
VITACARE has a three-step system to promote natural tooth and mouth care with its eco-friendly natural toothpaste, mouthwash and whitening gum. Ingredients include vitamins A, C, D and E, aloe vera, cranberry extract, xylitol and whitening silicas, along with mint, key lime, acai and pomegranate for natural freshness and taste. Flouride, parabens and sulfates are not included. The company also produces eco-friendly toothbrushes that come in white, green and purple.
Pacifica has a new lip product called Color Quench Natural Moisture Lip Tint that comes in tints such as Sugared Fig, Blood Orange, Vanilla Hibiscus, Coconut Nectar, Guava Berry and Coconut Pearls Luminizing (colorless). Color Quench is made with coconut and avocado oils, and without pthalates, parabens, mineral oil, GMOs, and triclosan, among others.
Earth Mama introduces two new lip balms: Lavender Meringue and Coconut Smoothie. All lip balms are 100% natural, vegan, free of toxins and safe for both adult and child use. Ingredients include organic vanilla, shea, lavender, calendula, coconut, cocoa, fruit oil and candelilla wax.
An Oatmeal Cleansing Bar is joining the line of Nature’s Gate cleansing bars, all with special blend of “7 Natural Moisture Boosters:” sodium hyaluronate, vegetable glycerin, shea butter, sweet almond oil, soybean oil, apricot kernel oil and vitamin E. The triple-milled, fragrance-free cleansing bar is made with oatmeal for reducing skin irritation, inflammation and itchiness, and calendula for its calming and relaxing effects on sensitive skin, says the company.
Kiss My Face Moisture Shaves include aloe vera, coconut oil and olive oil to soothe the skin. Says the company, “With no unnecessary chemicals, these shaves will help your skin stay fresh, smooth and healthy.” Scents include Fragrance Free, Key Lime, Lavender and Shea, Cool Mint, Green Tea and Bamboo, and Vanilla Earth.
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.
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.