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June 29, 2011

Bainbridge and Knight has entered the organic hair and beauty cosmetics realm.

NEW YORK — Bainbridge and Knight has entered the organic hair and beauty cosmetics realm.

The company said that its Zinn Beauty Collection is a line of natural beauty products that is made with 100% argan oil. The lineup includes Zinn velvet facial cleansing milk, Zinn revitalizing anti-aging cream, Zinn smooth body milk and Zinn 100% Moroccan argan oil. The products will retail from $24.99 to $29.99.

June 20, 2011

A popcorn seasoning brand has launched its all-natural, ready-to-eat popcorn in four kosher varieties.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — A popcorn seasoning brand has launched its all-natural, ready-to-eat popcorn in four kosher varieties.

Kernel Season's said each of its popcorn varieties are made with natural sunflower oil, real cheese and clarified butter, and are free of trans fat per serving, artificial colors or flavors. The company debuted the popcorn this past May at the annual Sweets & Snacks Expo.

June 6, 2011

A new dairy-free milk product made from cold-pressed flax oil has made its debut.

GOODRICH, N.D. — A new dairy-free milk product made from cold-pressed flax oil has made its debut.

Flaxmilk is a plant-based beverage that is enriched with vitamins A, D and B12, as well as omega-3 fatty acids. One 8-oz. serving of Flaxmilk contains 50 calories and provides as much calcium as cow's milk with zero cholesterol and zero trans fat, according to Flax USA, the make of Flaxmilk.

June 2, 2011

Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that it now is carrying the Boots No7 Protect & Perfect intense body serum exclusively in its stores for C$29.

TORONTO — Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that it now is carrying the Boots No7 Protect & Perfect intense body serum exclusively in its stores for C$29.

The latest addition to the No7 Protect & Perfect range, the intense body serum is designed reveal younger-looking, firmer, smoother and more radiant skin in four weeks. It uses the same hydrating and wrinkle-fighting ingredients contained in its popular facial serum.

June 2, 2011

A survey conducted on behalf of The Vitamin Shoppe and released Wednesday found that 60% of adults currently take a vitamin or supplement.

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. — A survey conducted on behalf of The Vitamin Shoppe and released Wednesday found that 60% of adults currently take a vitamin or supplement.

May 23, 2011


The wider availability of relaxants and perms — which largely are geared toward African-American hair — coupled with consumers seeking greater value due to a challenging economy has helped fuel sales of the niche segment.



The wider availability of relaxants and perms — which largely are geared toward African-American hair — coupled with consumers seeking greater value due to a challenging economy has helped fuel sales of the niche segment.


April 25, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Unilever is looking to help women “go sleeveless” with confidence with the launch of its new Dove Ultimate Go Sleeveless deodorant.


The new collection features a tri-moisturizing system and is designed to provide softer, smoother underarms in five days. The suggested retail price is $3.89 to $4.88.


April 25, 2011

NEW YORK — Oil demand worldwide hit record levels in 2010 and is expected to increase another 1.4% through 2011. That increase in demand coupled with the volatility within many oil-producing countries is what is fueling the speculation of ever-rising gas prices. Here are the countries to watch for in the news:

Libya

April 25, 2011

Wegmans hosts a bevy of natural solutions (e.g., gluten-free foods, supplements and homeopathic solutions) just outside its produce department, including this refrigerated unit replete with probiotics and flax-seed oil supplements. That places the mass-oriented grocer more in line with the kind of natural wellness position you would expect to find at a Whole Foods or other natural grocer. 


April 20, 2011

The first microwave popcorn made with olive oil has hit retail.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — The first microwave popcorn made with olive oil has hit retail.

Weaver's Weaver Gold line comes in movie theater butter and parmesan with Italian herbs and garlic flavors. Each flavor provides the health benefits of olive oil, the company said. The company also is slated to introduce light butter and classic butter flavors.

New Weaver Gold microwave popcorn made with olive oil now is available at mass market retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com.

April 19, 2011

Vichy Labs has developed Capital Soleil, a new line of sun care products that will be sold at select CVS/pharmacy, Duane Reade and Walgreens locations.

NEW YORK — Vichy Labs has developed Capital Soleil, a new line of sun care products that will be sold at select CVS/pharmacy, Duane Reade and Walgreens locations.

This new full range of sun care products features an advanced UV filtering system to provide broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection, and employs an antioxidant combination of white grape polyphenols and vitamin E that helps provide cellular protection and neutralizes almost all types of skin-aging free radicals, the manufacturer stated.

April 19, 2011

Pharmacists have become a go-to source for information about dietary supplements and also offer recommendations to patients, according to a study conducted by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

WASHINGTON — Pharmacists have become a go-to source for information about dietary supplements and also offer recommendations to patients, according to a study conducted by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

According to the CRN’s "Life…supplemented Healthcare Professionals Impact Study," 93% of pharmacists recommend supplements to their customers, while 87% believe that supplements can play an important role in improving or maintaining the health of their customers.

April 15, 2011

Women who long for smooth, manageable hair but don't want to spend their money on a pricey salon treatment now will have a new at-home option with the launch of KeratinPerfect at Sephora in May.

MIAMI — Women who long for smooth, manageable hair but don't want to spend their money on a pricey salon treatment now will have a new at-home option with the launch of KeratinPerfect at Sephora in May.

April 5, 2011

Nature’s Gate is expanding its portfolio in May to include the new Herbal Blend hand creams, the first hand products from the personal care brand and the latest additions to the Herbal Blend collection.

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Nature’s Gate is expanding its portfolio in May to include the new Herbal Blend hand creams, the first hand products from the personal care brand and the latest additions to the Herbal Blend collection.
 
Nature’s Gate Herbal Blend hand creams combine certified organic shea butter, soybean oil and sunflower oil with botanical extracts to hydrate, nourish and pamper dry hands.
 
The Nature’s Gate Herbal Blend hand cream collection includes:

April 4, 2011

Unilever is looking to help women "go sleeveless" with confidence with the launch of its new Dove Ultimate Go Sleeveless deodorant.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — A recent study found that nearly 100% of women think their underarms are unattractive, while more than half said that the condition on their underarms impacts their wardrobe choices. In response to this, Unilever is looking to help women "go sleeveless" with confidence with the launch of its new Dove Ultimate Go Sleeveless deodorant.

April 1, 2011

Sundial has announced that Walgreens has become the exclusive national drug store retail partner for its SheaMoisture hair care line and will carry the products on shelf and online, beginning April 1.

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Sundial has announced that Walgreens has become the exclusive national drug store retail partner for its SheaMoisture hair care line and will carry the products on shelf and online, beginning April 1.

"We are very excited to launch our newest collection at Walgreens," stated Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Sundial Creations, maker of SheaMoisture. "They have been a key partner in the growth of our business and we are enthusiastic about bringing organic hair care products to such a broad consumer base."

March 30, 2011

A research study conducted earlier this year on two Nordic Naturals arctic cod liver oil products concluded that the effervescent formulation is absorbed more rapidly than gelatin soft gels, and suggested that the effervescent form is equally palatable, making it an acceptable alternative to the soft gel form.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — A research study conducted earlier this year on two Nordic Naturals arctic cod liver oil products concluded that the effervescent formulation is absorbed more rapidly than gelatin soft gels, and suggested that the effervescent form is equally palatable, making it an acceptable alternative to the soft gel form.

March 29, 2011

Freeman Beauty has introduced its new Freeman Bare Foot Repair collection, a range of solution-oriented products specially created to meet the female shoe fanatic's needs.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Freeman Beauty has introduced its new Freeman Bare Foot Repair collection, a range of solution-oriented products specially created to meet the female shoe fanatic's needs.

The formulations combine active ingredients with natural botanicals and fragrances to tackle the most common female foot problems: pain, cracked heels, calluses and odor, the company stated.

The collection includes:

March 25, 2011

Aloe Cadabra has gained retail distribution at H-E-B.

VENTURA, Calif. — Aloe Cadabra has gained retail distribution at H-E-B.

The brand, which is touted as the first all-natural personal lubricant made with 95% certified organic aloe vera, also is available at Albertsons and The Vitamin Shoppe, the company said.

Aloe Cadabra is an all-natural line completely free of parabens, glycerin and harmful petroleum products. The line consists of three varieties made with aloe and vitamin E oil, along with such aromatic essential oils as Tahitian vanilla and French lavender, the company added.

March 22, 2011

Nordic Naturals is boosting its offerings with the introduction of a new salmon oil supplement.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Nordic Naturals is boosting its offerings with the introduction of a new salmon oil supplement.

New Kenai Wild Alaskan salmon oil is available in 90-count, citrus-flavored soft gels and in an 8-oz liquid. The product contains up to 23 different omega fatty acids, including omegas 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 11, the company said.

March 14, 2011

New Chapter last week introduced a slew of new products at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif., including three fish oil supplements and two multivitamins.

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — New Chapter last week introduced a slew of new products at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif., including three fish oil supplements and two multivitamins.

New Chapter developed the Wholemega line sourcing wild Alaskan salmon oil and using a cold-pressed proprietary extra-virgin process, similar to that of fine olive oil, to preserve the whole omegas, natural antioxidants and vitamin D3.

March 10, 2011

Lottabody has launched two new styling products that feature carrot oil and keratin.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Lottabody has launched two new styling products that feature carrot oil and keratin.

New Lottabody introduced its professional concentrated setting lotion with carrot and keratin, and its foam wrap with carrot and keratin. The products are infused with carrot and keratin to instantly strengthen and protect against damage, the company said. Both products are available in 8-oz. and 32-oz. sizes.

March 10, 2011

Nature's Gate said it is rolling out a new and improved sun care collection.

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Nature's Gate said it is rolling out a new and improved sun care collection.

Nature's Gate Classics Sun Care products now are oxybenzone-free, have a broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays and are free of synthetic fragrances — all sunscreens are fragrance-free, while the brand's sunless tanner is enhanced with a natural citrus scent.

Nature's Gate Classics Sun Care collection includes:

March 8, 2011

Amid reports of a nationwide bed bug outbreak, a new pesticide-free solution has hit the market.

MASHPEE, Mass. — Amid reports of a nationwide bed bug outbreak, a new pesticide-free solution has hit the market.

Stop Bugging Me!, a natural bed bug treatment designed for at-home and commercial use, can be sprayed directly onto any detergent-safe upholstery, including bedding, linens and clothing, killing bed bugs and their eggs. Stop Bugging Me! includes such natural, active ingredients as 2-phenethyl propionate (a natural insecticide), eugenol, sodium lauryl sulfate, geraniol and cinnamon oil with aromatic bark.

March 4, 2011

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Among people who use dietary supplements, the most popular products in 2010 were fish oil, multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and Co Q-10, according to a ConsumerLab.com survey.

Women were much more likely than men to have taken vitamin D, calcium or probiotics. Men were more likely than women to have taken Co Q-10, herbs and extracts, glucosamine/chondroitin, vitamin E, resveratrol, amino acids, and nutrition drinks and powders.