Desert Essence rolls out its Organics moisturizing hand washes. Scents include coconut (nourish), vanilla chai (uplift), lavender (relax) and grapefruit (awaken). Each 8-oz. bottle of wash cleans the skin without drying. Organic jojoba and shea butter add extra moisture.
From Nature’s Gate comes a new line of lotions that add natural glow to the skin while moisturizing. Available in light and medium, the lotions provide a gradual even and natural-looking glow without the damaging effects of the sun. Main active ingredients include Dihydroxyacetone (from sugar cane), vitamin E and apricot kernel oil.
Alba Botanica has created a new natural acne-fighting collection, Natural ACNEdote, made with 2% salicylic acid. A deep pore wash, deep clean astringent, oil control lotion, treatment gel and face and body scrub make up this line, which the company says will leave the skin clean, shine-free, properly nourished and treated.
Tea Tree Therapy, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its new lemon myrtle original and lemon myrtle exfoliating soaps. Both bars contain vegetable base, glycerin, water, lemon myrtle oil, coconut oil, salt and macadamia nut oil. The exfoliating bar also contains one extra ingredient: lemon myrtle leaf exfoliant.
From Reviva Labs Inc. comes Essential Fatty Acid (EFAs) Cream. The product is formulated from 10 various essential fatty acids. It also contains borage oil, flaxseed oil, hemp oil, sunflower oil along with other agents to soften skin. Those who have tried the product say it provides a plumper and smoother look.
Avalon Organics just released its Essential Lift line. The line includes a Smoothing Cleanser, Fortifying Toner, Firming Moisturizer SPF 15, Contouring Eye Crème, Lifting Serum and Restructuring Night Crème, which rounds out this new collection. Containing 70% organic ingredients, the line is said to help users look refreshed, renewed and revitalized.
Hugo Naturals now makes a French Lavender Hand Sanitizer spray. Available in two convenient sizes, the product contains soothing witch hazel, organic alcohol, organic aloe vera, vegetable glycerin and organic lavender essential oil. The sanitizer was formulated for those who like using hand sanitizer, but dislike the drying feeling some products on the market leave.
True Body Products introduces True Body Soap made from just five all-natural ingredients: coconut oil, palm oil, water, vegetable glycerine and sodium citrate. The soap is unscented and comes in multi-bar packs in 100% recyclable packaging.
SRP: $4.99 P.O. Box 928, Richmond, VT 05477, www.truebodyproducts.com
Jean Pierre Cosmetics releases its Blum Naturals skin care line, made with between seven and 10 natural ingredients. Offerings include: Daily Combination/Oily Skin Towelettes; Daily Dry/Sensitive Skin Towelettes; Daily Exfoliating Skin Towelettes; Daily Eye Cleansing Pads; Oil Absorbing Facial Tissues; Daily Exfoliating Face Wash and Daily Exfoliating Pads.
J.R. Watkins Natural Apothecary has launched several new products. The firm’s SPF 30 Sunscreen contains titanium dioxide to keep skin protected and natural shea butter to keep skin moisturized. Also available are Aloe & Green Tea Daily Shampoo and Conditioner and a facial line that includes a Daily Cleansing Cream, Gentle Pore Scrub, Divine Day Cream and Nourishing Night Cream.