Motherlove Herbal Company introduced Motherlove Tattoo Care, a balm that promotes faster healing. The product is handcrafted in Colorado with USDA-certified organic ingredients including calendula flowers, marshmallow root, extra virgin olive oil, beeswax and shea butter. The balm allows ink to fully penetrate the skin and lends moisturizing and healing properties to a fresh tattoo.

Protect lips from chilly winter winds with the new Nature’s Kiss line of flavored lip balms from The Bakewell Soap Co. Each of the seven different flavors, including Strawberry, Pomegranate, Green Apple and Honey, are made with shea and coconut butters to nourish and soften lips.

There are thousands and thousands of natural health and beauty aids (HABA) on the market, so a SKU must be pretty special to stand out from the crowd. WholeFoods recently spoke with several players in the personal care market about what makes a best seller and how best to merchandise it. Here are some tricks of the trade that you can implement in your store today.

The natural skincare market has undergone a dramatic change since 2005. What was once a niche market offered predominately through Natural Retailers and Spas has emerged into the mainstream consciousness and conventional distribution channels. Industry reports state that the natural skincare market continues to grow exponentially, from $3.3 billion in 2005 to $5.9 billion by 2011, and is projected to reach $9.3 billion within the next year (1).

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Greeley, CO—Feminine hygiene products maker Natracare is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

Women have plenty of choices when it comes to feminine hygiene, but do they understand how much this decision can affect their health and the environment?

EO Products created the EveryOne Bath line of bath soaks with blends of Epsom salts, organic olive oil and essential oils. Formulations include: Yoga (balancing, soothing and uplifting), Cycle (balancing, cooling and refreshing), Surfer (soothing, warming and relaxing) and Sinner (soothing, warming and relaxing).

The Spry Bamboo Toothbrush from Xlear, for adults and kids, is an eco-friendly alternative to a plastic toothbrush. The handle is made from sustainable, organically grown and biodegradable bamboo, and the bristles and packaging are recyclable. The bamboo, harvested without any pesticides or chemicals, is also naturally anti-microbial.