New from Alba Botanica are Very Emollient and the Hawaiian Natural Sunblock collections. Very Emollient Mineral and Very Emollient Natural Sunblock collections are paraben-free and provide high levels of UVA and UVB protection, according to the company. The Hawaiian Natural Sunblock collection uses tropical fruit and flower extracts along with botanical oils and aloe vera.
Desert Essence re-launched and re-packaged its skincare line. New packaging, says the company, evokes the desert’s colors and “will make the consumers’ shopping experience simpler, with color coded bottles by skin type.” For shoppers’ ease, products are divided into easily identifiable skin types: oily–combination skin, normal skin and dry–sensitive skin.
Sun Chlorella USA now offers Sun Chlorella Cream. This skin cream is paraben-free, made with a purified water base, contains several botanical extracts and is propylene glycol-free. Says the company of the product, it is, “The only topical cream that contains concentrated chlorella extract as its principal ingredient.”
Badger Body and Massage Oils are aromatherapy blends comprised of cold-pressed organic, essential oils of sweet orange, ginger, grapefruit, lavender and rose, just to name a few. When applied and massaged into the skin, these products warm and soothe muscles and joints and induce a state of relaxation.
W.S. Badger Company created a line of portable aromatherapy mind balms. The balms use organic olive oil and beeswax formulated with blends of organic essential oils. The product comes in five different combinations: Cheerful Mind Balm, Stress Soother, Yoga and Meditation Balm, Headache Soother and Clear Mind Balm, each coming in a portable 1-oz tin.
Hobé Laboratories, Inc. introduces its new Hobé Naturals 3 - Protein Shampoo, Conditioner and Frizz Control hair care line. A synergistic blend of Wheat, Silk and Soy Proteins, vitamin B5 and the proprietary Bio-Ferm Herbal Complex rejuvenates and repairs dull, dry or damaged hair, says the company.
Reviva Labs, Inc. has re-introduced Willard Water Anti-Irritant Gel, which provides relief for minor and sun burns. The clear and non-scented gel is available in a 4-oz bottle. The product also features alluring packaging and now contains Aloe and Castor Oil. Reviva Labs also makes a variety of skin care products including masks, creams, treatment products and more.
Britain’s Bulldog is launching a men’s skincare line in the United States. The Bulldog line includes Original Shave Gel, Face Scrub, Face Wash, Post Shave Balm and Moisturizer. Products feature all-natural ingredients like aloe vera, green tea, shea butter, jojoba and konjac mannan, which may benefit skin health.
The Seaweed Bath Company’s new Wildly Natural body care line includes Seaweed Power Baths, Seaweed Body Washes and Seaweed Body Butters. Each product features a combination of organic wild seaweed, nourishing ingredients and natural moisturizers that soothe skin irritation, redness and flaking. Scents include Lavender, Citrus and Eucalyptus with Peppermint.
derma e Natural Bodycare has an improved Skin Lighten formula, which helps naturally fade age and liver spots, even out skin tone and lighten skin. With a blend of herbs and vitamins that inhibit the production of melanin, and now fortified with Alpha-Arbutin to slow the activity of tyrosinase (an enzyme that triggers skin discoloration), this formula more efficiently lightens skin, says derma e—without bleaches or hydroquinone.