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April 20, 2013

Understanding the needs of the multicultural marketplace, personal care company Sundial Brands, the maker of SheaMoisture, is working to take a new general market positioning at retail. Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Sundial Brands, talked with Drug Store News about the brand’s heritage and how it is catering to the needs of its customers.

Understanding the needs of the multicultural marketplace, personal care company Sundial Brands, the maker of SheaMoisture, is working to take a new general market positioning at retail. Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Sundial Brands, talked with Drug Store News about the brand’s heritage and how it is catering to the needs of its customers.

April 17, 2013

Starting today, April 17, Kleenex brand, the only facial tissue with Sneeze Shield in all of its tissues, according to the company, is giving three schools a chance to win 250,000 eBoxTops for the 2013-2014 school year through the Kleenex brand in the Classroom sweepstakes.

DALLAS — Starting today, April 17, Kleenex brand, the only facial tissue with Sneeze Shield in all of its tissues, according to the company, is giving three schools a chance to win 250,000 eBoxTops for the 2013-2014 school year through the Kleenex brand in the Classroom sweepstakes.

March 27, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has unveiled a partnership with three female celebrities — Kate Upton, Hannah Simone and Genesis Rodriguez — the first time ever that the brand has partnered with female representatives to spearhead an integrated marketing campaign.

BOSTON — Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has unveiled a partnership with three female celebrities — Kate Upton, Hannah Simone and Genesis Rodriguez — the first time ever that the brand has partnered with female representatives to spearhead an integrated marketing campaign.

Upton, Simone and Rodriguez will share the opinions of women across the country to help men understand what women prefer when it comes to men’s body hair styling as the brand showcases its Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler.

March 21, 2013

Wisk, a Sun Products brand, launched today a new detergent to its cleaning lineup: Wisk Deep Clean PowerBlasts.

WILTON, Conn. — Wisk, a Sun Products brand, launched today a new detergent to its cleaning lineup: Wisk Deep Clean PowerBlasts.

March 13, 2013

Hair care brand TRESemmé has expanded its portfolio with the new Platinum Strength and Keratin Smooth collections.

NEW YORK — Hair care brand TRESemmé has expanded its portfolio with the new Platinum Strength and Keratin Smooth collections.

The new TRESemmé Platinum Strength Collection is a line of hair care products developed to fortify and strengthen hair, repairing up to two years of damage in five uses, the company stated. The collection includes Platinum Strength Strengthening Shampoo and Conditioner, Renewing Deep Conditioning Treatment and Strengthening Heat Protect Spray.

March 11, 2013

Lysol, a Reckitt Benckiser company, has announced a new line of foaming hand soaps, the company said.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Lysol, a Reckitt Benckiser company, has announced a new line of foaming hand soaps, the company said today.

Lysol's Touch of Foam hand soap is a foaming soap that helps protect hands against germs while moisturizer-enriched micro-bubbles leaves them feeling soft. Studies have shown that hand washing alone can prevent both gastrointestinal and respiratory infections by nearly 50%.

March 7, 2013

Bounty, a Proctor and Gamble brand, has unveiled the new DuraTowel, a cloth-like paper towel designed to use instead of reusing dishcloths, which the company said can redeposit millions of germs after just one use.

CINCINNATI — Bounty, a Proctor and Gamble brand, has unveiled the new DuraTowel, a cloth-like paper towel designed to use instead of reusing dishcloths, which the company said can redeposit millions of germs after just one use.

February 27, 2013

Sun Products, makers of such laundry brands as Wisk and Snuggle, has launched a new All detergent: All Fresh and Sensitive.

WILTON, Conn. — Sun Products, makers of such laundry brands as Wisk and Snuggle, has launched a new All detergent: All Fresh and Sensitive.

February 25, 2013

In View, the Discovery Channel program of which Larry King is host, will include a feature about DivaCup, a reusable menstrual cup.

NEW YORK — In View, the Discovery Channel program of which Larry King is host, will include a feature about DivaCup, a reusable menstrual cup.

The show will air on March 7 at 7 a.m., examining the product and its role in feminine hygiene and featuring the mother and daughter who created it, Francine and Carinne Chambers. The product is made from healthcare-grade silicone and is designed to reduce the amount of disposable feminine hygiene waste created each year.

February 21, 2013

Organix-South has introduced TheraNeem Naturals Liquid Neem Soap, a neem and castile soap made with certified organic oils and no harsh detergents, which can compromise the skin and hair, the company announced.

BOWLING GREEN, Fla. — Organix-South has introduced TheraNeem Naturals Liquid Neem Soap, a neem and castile soap made with certified organic oils and no harsh detergents, which can compromise the skin and hair, the company announced this week. The liquid soap is packaged in 16-fl.-oz. bottles and comes in two varieties: unscented and lavendar. Neem liquid soap is free of parabens and sulfates; plus, the products are cruelty-free and vegan.

February 21, 2013

Dove, a Unilever brand, has launched a multiplatform, social media marketing campaign to reveal the “truth” about the body cleansers consumers purchase. The “Dove Truth Files: Reveal the Truth, Reap the Rewards” campaign asks women to put their detective skills to the test comparing their bar and body wash to Dove brand Body Wash and Beauty Bars to see which provides superior care for their skin for a chance to win more than 20,000 instant prizes.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Dove, a Unilever brand, has launched a multiplatform, social media marketing campaign to reveal the “truth” about the body cleansers consumers purchase. The “Dove Truth Files: Reveal the Truth, Reap the Rewards” campaign asks women to put their detective skills to the test comparing their bar and body wash to Dove brand Body Wash and Beauty Bars to see which provides superior care for their skin for a chance to win more than 20,000 instant prizes.

January 28, 2013

Johnson & Johnson is shopping its women's health unit, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal, which suggested that the business no longer coincided with J&J's "growth priorities."

NEW YORK — Johnson & Johnson is shopping its women's health unit, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal, which suggested that the business no longer coincided with J&J's "growth priorities." 

The brands managed by the unit include intimacy health KY and women's personal care brands, o.b. tampons and Stayfree and Carefree pads. 

January 24, 2013

In the height of the one of the worst flu seasons in recent years, Kleenex is hand-delivering care packs to unsuspecting fans all across North America. Three fans will receive what could be the surprise of a lifetime.

DALLAS — In the height of the one of the worst flu seasons in recent years, Kleenex is hand-delivering care packs to unsuspecting fans all across North America. Three fans will receive what could be the surprise of a lifetime.

 

January 17, 2013

Unilever’s Dove is celebrating its new Color Care collection, which promises to keep colored hair vibrant for up to eight weeks, by premiering a new video short that celebrates the many meanings of color at the Dove Color Care Salon this weekend.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever’s Dove is celebrating its new Color Care collection, which promises to keep colored hair vibrant for up to eight weeks, by premiering a new video short that celebrates the many meanings of color at the Dove Color Care Salon this weekend.

The salon, part of the Talent Resources Gifting Suite open January 18 to 20, brings color to the winter white landscape of Park City's premiere film festival and marks the launch of the new Dove Color Care collection.

December 5, 2012

Hair care brand Ouidad has announced the launch of its new Curl Recovery Whipped Curls Daily Conditioner & Styling Primer.

NEW YORK — Hair care brand Ouidad has announced the launch of its new Curl Recovery Whipped Curls Daily Conditioner & Styling Primer. 

Taking curly hair care to new heights, the Curl Recovery Whipped Curls Daily Conditioner & Styling Primer is a thick, melt-in-your-hair conditioner that glides on hair and nourishes curls in hydrating nutrients.  Hair instantly feels moisturized, never greasy. When used as a styling primer, the silky formula creates the perfect canvas by re-establishing a natural curl pattern for easy styling, the company stated.

December 4, 2012

Among children who took part in a recent study on the use of hand sanitizer in an environment with limited access to clean water, diarrhea cases were reduced by 30% and respiratory illnesses by more than 11%, GOJO Industries noted in a release issued Tuesday.

AKRON, Ohio — Among children who took part in a recent study on the use of hand sanitizer in an environment with limited access to clean water, diarrhea cases were reduced by 30% and respiratory illnesses by more than 11%, GOJO Industries noted in a release issued Tuesday. 

The University of Columbia study was reported in the June 2012 issue of Pan American Journal of Public Health. As part of the study, researchers monitored children's use of alcohol hand sanitizer in conjunction with education to help to reduce life-threatening infections.

November 29, 2012

Not Your Mother’s hair care is further expanding its distribution by adding Ricky’s NYC to its retail mix.


SUPPLIER NEWS — Not Your Mother’s hair care is further expanding its distribution by adding Ricky’s NYC to its retail mix.


As of mid-November, Ricky’s NYC had brought in Not Your Mother’s full line of hair care in all its retail stores, as well as its online store. There are more than 11,500 retail locations in the United States currently selling Not Your Mother’s.


 

November 13, 2012

Colgate-Palmolive has hired pop music group One Direction to help promote three of its oral care products, the company said Tuesday.

NEW YORK — Colgate-Palmolive has hired pop music group One Direction to help promote three of its oral care products, the company said Tuesday.

The company will market the 1D Colgate MaxFresh power and manual toothbrushes and the 1D Colgate MaxFresh toothpaste; 1D is the shorthand form of One Direction.

October 18, 2012

Natural personal care manufacturer Nature’s Gate has partnered with international nonprofit organization WaterAid, a charity dedicated to improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

CHATSWORTH, Caif. — Natural personal care manufacturer Nature’s Gate has partnered with international nonprofit organization WaterAid, a charity dedicated to improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

As part of this partnership, Nature’s Gate will complete eight new rainwater-harvesting systems and deliver sustainable supplies of safe, clean water to at least 4,000 people by the end of 2012, the company stated.

October 9, 2012

Manufacturers are striving to jazz up the bath and body segment with new, spa-inspired fragrances and formulations as sales show a ho-hum attitude among 
beauty shoppers. 


Manufacturers are striving to jazz up the bath and body segment with new, spa-inspired fragrances and formulations as sales show a ho-hum attitude among 
beauty shoppers. 


According to data provided by SymphonyIRI Group, sales of bath fragrances/bubble bath rose about 3% for the 12 weeks ended Aug. 12 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart). During that same period, sales of body scrubbers/massagers declined 5%, as sales of liquid body wash also dropped about 5%.


October 1, 2012

Chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard, who is also a national spokesman for Rogaine and the hair loss expert for Johnson & Johnson, has announced the launch of Copper Chemist, a hair care product line formulated to harness the regenerative properties of copper peptides, the naturally occurring small protein fragments known to increase hair growth.

CRANSTON, R.I. — Chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard, who is also a national spokesman for Rogaine and the hair loss expert for Johnson & Johnson, has announced the launch of Copper Chemist, a hair care product line formulated to harness the regenerative properties of copper peptides, the naturally occurring small protein fragments known to increase hair growth.

September 19, 2012

Helen of Troy has announced the availability of Beauty Chic, a new line of home spa products for feet, face and skin.

EL PASO, Texas — Helen of Troy has announced the availability of Beauty Chic, a new line of home spa products for feet, face and skin.

The Beauty Chic line consists of a manicure and pedicure kit, nail dryer, facial sauna, foot bath massager, paraffin bath, bath spa kit and a facial spa kit. All of the spa products were designed to give women the same results they would receive in a salon.

September 5, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has issued a consumer advisory — as a result of suspected criminal activity — regarding a number of defective lots of Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons that may pose public health risks to consumers.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has issued a consumer advisory — as a result of suspected criminal activity — regarding a number of defective lots of Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons that may pose public health risks to consumers.

While the health risk to consumers is low, some of these tampons have: Increased levels of bacteria; presence of metallic particles; or imperfect raw materials.

August 15, 2012

Personal care maker Johnson & Johnson is on a course to reformulate nearly all of its adult toiletries and cosmetics in less than four years in an effort to remove potentially cancer-causing and other dangerous chemicals.

SKILLMAN, N.J. — Personal care maker Johnson & Johnson is on a course to reformulate nearly all of its adult toiletries and cosmetics in less than four years in an effort to remove potentially cancer-causing and other dangerous chemicals.

In an exclusive interview with the Associated Press, the company said it is on track to have baby products, including its No More Tears baby shampoo, reformulated by the end of 2013. Adult products will reformulated by the end of 2015.

July 16, 2012

Another updated new product is entering the laundry detergent category. Clorox is shrinking its typical 96-oz. bleach bottle by one-third, to 64 oz.

Another updated new product is entering the laundry detergent category. Clorox is shrinking its typical 96-oz. bleach bottle by one-third, to 64 oz. The smaller sized Clorox concentrated regular bleach is easier to pour into the small compartments in high-efficiency washing machines.