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April 21, 2014

MD Science Lab on Monday launched a new personal lubricant called Swiss Navy Sensitive Skin.

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — MD Science Lab on Monday launched a new personal lubricant called Swiss Navy Sensitive Skin. The new, all-natural lubricant caters to men and woman with sensitive skin.

January 20, 2014

MopTop has announced the launch of two natural hair care lines — MopTop and FuzzyDuck — in Whole Foods supermarkets.

DALLAS — MopTop has announced the launch of two natural hair care lines — MopTop and FuzzyDuck — in Whole Foods supermarkets.

December 26, 2013

Sales of personal lubricants were down 5.2% to $207.5 million in sales for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 6, according to IRI across total U.S. multi-outlets.

Sales of personal lubricants were down 5.2% to $207.5 million in sales for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 6, according to IRI across total U.S. multi-outlets. A big part of that decrease is due to new Food and Drug Administration regulations that require lubricant manufacturers to submit a 501k medical device application for approval.

November 13, 2013

MopTop Hair Care has developed its first Curly Hair Custard, which is available in southern region Whole Foods and salons.

DALLAS — MopTop Hair Care has developed its first Curly Hair Custard, which is available in southern region Whole Foods and salons.

August 19, 2013

Natural hair care line NATU has announced that its entire line will be available in selected Whole Foods Market retail stores throughout the New England region — Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as of early September.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Natural hair care line NATU has announced that its entire line will be available in selected Whole Foods Market retail stores throughout the New England region — Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as of early September.

According to the manufacturer, what makes its formulas unique is that they are made with natural, plant-based ingredients that match up with the structural ingredients found in healthy hair.

July 9, 2013

One, a specialty brand of premium condoms in North America, on Tuesday announced the launch of One Move — a deluxe, long-lasting silicone lubricant — and One Oasis — a smooth, water-based lubricant that is paraben-free.

BOSTON — One, a specialty brand of premium condoms in North America, on Tuesday announced the launch of One Move — a deluxe, long-lasting silicone lubricant — and One Oasis — a smooth, water-based lubricant that is paraben-free. 

"The choices [among personal lubricants] are diverse and can be confusing to experienced and new consumers alike," stated Davin Wedel, president of One. "We believe our premium lubricants provide a better choice that maximizes pleasure and quality for consumers." 

May 30, 2013

Skin imperfections, such as scars and stretch marks, can impact one's self-confidence — especially among women.

Skin imperfections, such as scars and stretch marks, can impact one's self-confidence — especially among women.

It is no secret that many women feel societal pressure to maintain their youthful looks and slim figures, so it comes as little surprise that a recent survey conducted on behalf of Mederma, a maker of scar and stretch mark treatments, found that men and women have different views when it comes to skin imperfections.

May 15, 2013

Just in time for summer, Ouidad is set to launch its new line of Color Sense products designed to preserve and protect hair color from fading caused by sun exposure and other environmental factors that can damage hair.

NEW YORK — Just in time for summer, Ouidad is set to launch its new line of Color Sense products designed to preserve and protect hair color from fading caused by sun exposure and other environmental factors that can damage hair.

March 5, 2013

Chummies, an innovative friendship bracelet, hit the market on Tuesday. The silicone, latex-free interlocking bracelets are sold in pairs and can be pulled apart to give to various close friends, or "chums."

CHICAGO — Chummies, an innovative friendship bracelet, hit the market on Tuesday. The silicone, latex-free interlocking bracelets are sold in pairs and can be pulled apart to give to various close friends, or "chums."

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.

January 9, 2013

Mitchell-Vance Laboratories on Tuesday announced that its ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations.

GUILFORD, Conn. — Mitchell-Vance Laboratories on Tuesday announced that its ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations.  

January 8, 2013

ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations across the United States, the manufacturer has announced.

GUILFORD, Conn. — ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations across the United States, the manufacturer has announced. 

Once available only through hospitals, burn centers and plastic surgeons, the professional grade silicone sheeting is designed to bring the ultimate in noninvasive, drug-free scar management home. The sheets use patented silicone technology to shrink, flatten and fade scars, both old and new. 

January 2, 2013

DevaCurl — a hair care brand designed exclusively for curly, wavy and chemically processed hair — has created the DevaCurl No-Comb Detangling Spray to untangle, fortify and revitalize dry, damaged and frizz-prone curls while restoring moisture balance.

NEW YORK — DevaCurl — a hair care brand designed exclusively for curly, wavy and chemically processed hair — has created the DevaCurl No-Comb Detangling Spray to untangle, fortify and revitalize dry, damaged and frizz-prone curls while restoring moisture balance. 

December 19, 2012

A sheet designed to fade and flatten C-section scars is available at Buybuy Baby stores, the manufacturer said.

GUILFORD, Conn. — A sheet designed to fade and flatten C-section scars is available at Buybuy Baby stores, the manufacturer said.

ScarAway Silicone C-Section scar sheets used to be available only through hospitals but are now available at Buybuy Baby stores nationwide and online, manufacturer Mitchell-Vance Labs said.

December 18, 2012

M-Edge — a leading designer of tablet, smartphone and e-reader accessories — on Tuesday launched an expanded line of cases for iPhone 5.

ODENTON, Md. — M-Edge — a leading designer of tablet, smartphone and e-reader accessories — on Tuesday launched an expanded line of cases for iPhone 5. The new cases are now available at MEdgeStore.com, as well as at nationwide retailers, including Best Buy, Target and Staples.

September 18, 2012

The hair care segment has lost some of its luster. However, manufacturers of ethnic hair care products have been working feverishly to bring greater innovation to 
the market. 


The hair care segment has lost some of its luster. However, manufacturers of ethnic hair care products have been working feverishly to bring greater innovation to 
the market. 


According to SymphonyIRI Group, sales of hair styling gel/mousse slipped about 1.5% during the 12 weeks ended July 8 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart). During the same period, sales of women’s hair coloring dropped 4.6%, and hair relaxer kits were 
down 12.5%. The double-digit drop in hair relaxer kits comes as little surprise as many ethnic beauty shoppers are choosing to 
go natural.


June 21, 2012

Cirrus Healthcare Products recently added a little pediatric pizzazz to its line of earplugs for swimming and sound protection with two new character licenses — SpongeBob SquarePants and Hello Kitty.


COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. — Cirrus Healthcare Products recently added a little pediatric pizzazz to its line of earplugs for swimming and sound protection with two new character licenses — SpongeBob SquarePants and Hello Kitty.


Sales of ear care products were up 3% to $47.2 million across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) for the 52 weeks ended April 15, according to 
SymphonyIRI Group data.


The ultra soft earplugs employ the same technology as the antimicrobial earplug BioEars — soft silicone earplugs that use ACTIValoe.


May 16, 2012

Lornamead has launched its new Finesse Color Lock styling products. Finesse Color Lock styling products contain a patented polymer system with water-resistant, film-forming properties.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Lornamead has launched its new Finesse Color Lock styling products. Finesse Color Lock styling products contain a patented polymer system with water-resistant, film-forming properties. The polymer sets hair style and also helps seal in hair color pigments, allowing hair to retain up to 75% more color through repeated shampooing, the company stated. Finesse Color Lock products have a suggested retail price of $3.99. The line includes a Color Lock mousse and hair spray.


April 18, 2012

Desert Essence is expanding its Coconut Hair Care line with the launch of new styling products designed to help meet the styling needs of hair, from smoothing to defining curls and heat protection.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Desert Essence is expanding its Coconut Hair Care line with the launch of new styling products designed to help meet the styling needs of hair, from smoothing to defining curls and heat protection.

All three products are 100% vegan and free of silicones, wheat and gluten.

February 2, 2012

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has introduced its new Naturally Dry antiperspirant line, which is positioned as the first antiperspirant stick made entirely with sustainably sourced ingredients derived from plant and mineral sources, and without artificial fragrances, preservatives and silicones.

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has introduced its new Naturally Dry antiperspirant line, which is positioned as the first antiperspirant stick made entirely with sustainably sourced ingredients derived from plant and mineral sources, and without artificial fragrances, preservatives and silicones.

January 26, 2012

Biotab Nutraceuticals in March will be launching an ExtenZe-branded line of premium personal lubricant, the company announced last week during the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference.

ATLANTA — Biotab Nutraceuticals in March will be launching an ExtenZe-branded line of premium personal lubricant, the company announced last week during the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference here.

Biotab, headquartered in Monrovia, Calif., has partnered with Trigg Labs and its Wet line of personal lubricants on a co-branding initiative for the two new products. The two lubricants, one water-based the other silicone-based, will be called ExtenZe Powered by Wet and carry a suggested retail of between $15.99 and $19.99.

October 19, 2011

Hair care brand Living Proof, which is sold at such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has launched its latest breakthrough in hair care: Restore.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Hair care brand Living Proof, which is sold at such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has launched its latest breakthrough in hair care: Restore.

"Restore really challenges the status-quo. It is a solution that addresses the causes of dryness and damage, offering immediate and long-term benefits, without oils and silicones," Living Proof co-founder and CEO Jon Flint said. "Living Proof aims to solve the toughest beauty problems. We're not satisfied with offering just a quick fix."

August 9, 2011

Personal care products company Max Green Alchemy has expanded its Scalp Rescue hair care portfolio with the launch of the new Matte Paste hairstyling product.

SAN FRANCISCO — Personal care products company Max Green Alchemy has expanded its Scalp Rescue hair care portfolio with the launch of the new Matte Paste hairstyling product.

The new Matte Paste creates a dry-look matte finish for definition and hold without adding shine or using harsh chemicals. With a fresh citrus unisex scent, it's alcohol-free so it won’t cause dryness, and is wax-, silicone- and polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-free so it won’t build up on the hair, scalp or in the environment. The 5.5-oz. tube has a suggested retail price of $15.

January 27, 2011

The safety of silicone breast implants has long been a subject of controversy, but a review by the Food and Drug Administration indicated another possible health risk.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The safety of silicone breast implants has long been a subject of controversy, but a review by the Food and Drug Administration indicated another possible health risk.

The FDA said Thursday that it had found a possible association between saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants and a rare cancer called anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, and that patients with implants may have a “very small but significant” risk of ALCL in the scar capsule adjacent to the implant.

October 7, 2007

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