derma ederma e Natural Bodycare redesigned its Hand & Body Moisture Therapy lotions, which deliver essential vitamins, antioxidants and botanicals to help leave skin rehydrated, nourished and glowing. Now with new names and packaging, these formulas have a greater shelf presence. The soft, creamy lotions absorb effectively, deliver nutrients and leave skin moisturized.

Good for You GirlsGood For You Girls expanded its tween skincare line with a Gel Cleanser (SRP $13.99) enriched with chamomile, green tea and vitamin E; Blemish Wash (SRP: $14.99) with jojoba beads, fruit enzymes and meadowsweet extract; Purifying Toner (SRP: $13.99) with hazel, organic aloe vera gel and meadowsweet extract;  Moisturizer (SRP $18.99) with aloe vera, green tea and chamomile; and Skincare Kit (SRP: $24.99) with a gel clea

US FarmsUS Farms, Inc. has introduced the US Farms Aloe Vera Gel to complement its recently launched US Farms Original Aloe Vera Juice. The new US Farms Aloe Vera Gel is sold in 8-oz. tubes and is intended for sunburns, hair gel, shaving gel, burns, rashes, cuts, scrapes, itches and more.
SRP: $9.95

Prince of PeaceTiger Balm Neck & Shoulder Rub (TBNSR) is new from Prince of Peace Enterprises, Inc. This product is intended to relieve tightness and pain in the neck and shoulder areas caused by computer usage. TBNSR is based on Tiger Balm’s pain-relieving formula, and lavender has been added for an aromatherapy effect of relaxation.

Skin Care for AthletesTri-Body Freshening Spray from Skin Care For Athletes is an after-shower body spray designed to nourish the skin with aloe vera gel blended with organic shea nut. The spray offers protection against harmful UV rays and softens rough spots such as the elbows, knees and feet. The company also offers Muscle Rescue Blend spray and an unscented freshening spray.
SRP: $18.00 per 4-oz. bottle.

WillowPads introduces a line of reusable feminine pads made from organic cotton flannel. The pads are gentle on the environment and skin because they do not contain any plastic. Available in natural and black;
WillowPads natural are undyed and unbleached and WillowPads black contains low-impact dye.
www.willowpads.com
Published in WholeFoods Magazine, September 2009
 

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