New from BeeAlive, Inc. is a hand-crafted natural skin care line called BeeAlive Spa Essentials. Using herbal and apiary traditions, Spa Essentials facial skin care products combine the nourishing qualities of BeeAlive’s royal jelly, honey, propolis and bee pollen with the soothing qualities of natural herbs and essential oils through a formulating process the firm calls Herbal-Apiary Simplex.
Microbröö, makers of BRÖÖ Craft Beer Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash, incorporates local microbrewed beer into its products. The beer is said to contain B vitamins, proteins and minerals, and is added to sulfate-free cleansers and silicone-free conditioners. The washes come in two versions: Citrus Pale Ale and Oatmeal Porter.
New from derma e are Evenly Radiant BB Crèmes with SPF 25. These light-weight BB crèmes conceal flaws, even skin tone and brighten skin. They also hydrate and help reduce and prevent signs of aging. Evenly Radiant BB Crèmes come in light and medium tints.
SoapBox Soaps LLC’s organic bar soaps come in three scents and balance hardness, lather quality and moisturizing properties. Scents include lavender, oatmeal clove and lemongrass. For every bar of SoapBox soap purchased, the company donates a bar to a person in need.
Joining the five-product Very Clear line is derma e’s Very Clear Astringent. With an Anti-Blemish Complex that combines salicylic acid, tea tree, willow bark, rosewood, lavender and chamomile, this astringent helps clear and prevent blemishes, reduce the look of pores, remove impurities and restore skin’s pH balance, leaving it healthy, balanced and smooth.
DeVita Natural Skin Care’s all-natural mineral makeup line, ab-so-lute minerals, was designed to enhance natural beauty without harsh or toxic chemicals. Two new products join the PETA-certified vegan and paraben-free line: Prime Corrective (a lightweight non-greasy makeup primer that refracts light instead of absorbing it) and definedLINES (a fast-drying liquid eyeliner that comes in black, brown and blue).
W.S. Badger Company launched sunscreens for kids with an SPF of 30. The easy-to-apply, non-greasy lotion and cream smell like Tangerine & Vanilla. Both formulas are non-nano, hypoallergenic, 100% certified natural, and contain certified organic ingredients (86% for the lotion and 95% for the cream). The cream is water resistant for 40 minutes.
Ateevia Botanica launched Prime Therapy, an all-natural topical pain reliever that reduces swelling and inflammation in joints and muscles in a short amount of time. The cream contains a blend of organic ingredients with anti-inflammatory properties such as pumpkin seed and sunflower seed extract, along with borage, poke root and safflower oil.
Dr. Willard’s introduces Dr. Willard’s Aloe Gel, a daily moisturizer, sun burn reliever and after or pre-shave conditioner. This product incorporates Dr. Willard’s original nutrient-rich water and pulp of the aloe plant to make a rehydrating moisturizer.
New from Mill Creek Botanicals is Novacell, a line of anti-aging products that uses plant stem cell rejuvenating solutions. All the products in this line—smoothing eye balm, brightening facial serum, restoring night cream, refreshing facial cleanser and moisturizing day lotion—contain Mung Bean stem cell extract, peptides and antioxidants.