US Patent No. 9,107,839 B1; Gwendolyn J. Williams of Canton, MI has patented a multi-benefit hair care composition that is comprised of rhassoul clay combined with water; a conditioning agent comprising cocoa seed butter, aloe vera leaf extract, oliv… Read More »
The third time is definitely not the charm. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent warning letters to StriVectin, Moy-Fincher Medical Group and Skin Authority LLC.
According to the letter sent to StriVectin (following a December… Read More »
Just because your muscles get a workout doesn’t mean your skin must too. Weekend warriors and serious athletes know the importance of measuring their heart rates, working their muscles to fatigue and improving their running times. But with all… Read More »
Recitals’ new Maestro Mud Masque ($31) restores weather-damaged tresses via its premium Dead Sea silt ingredient, widely acknowledged for its therapeutic properties, according to the company. Maestro is uniquely formulated for all hair types to… Read More »
The Natural Products Association (NPA): welcomed Devon Powell as its new senior vice president of member services and chief operating officer (COO).
According to NPA, Powell is a seasoned nonprofit association manager with extensive experience in in… Read More »
NaTrue has certified three Rahn cosmetic actives—Defensil-Plus, Reforcyl and Cleomilk.
Defensil-Plus is a highly effective, natural first-aid kit to alleviate stressed, sensitive and irritable skin, according to the company. The special proper… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published March 5, 2014
The term “natural” has considerable market value in promoting skin care cosmetic products to consumers. We are familiar with natural ingredients such as jojoba, safflower oil, rose hip seed oil, shea butter, beeswax, aloe vera, witch haze… Read More »
No pain, no gain. When it comes to over-the-counter products, the best-performing segments include analgesic rubs and anti-itch treatments. Acne treatment sales may be down a bit, but when folks are hurting, they’re
turning to OTC treatments rather than relying on their doctors. Read More »
US Patent No. 8,623,335 B2; Tauna Ann Waddington of Clifton Park, NY has patented a composition for treating scars, rosacea and other skin conditions. It is comprised of a first portion for skin toning that contains aloe vera gel, vegetable gly… Read More »
Trying to get your product certified as natural or organic? Before wading through the process, Julia Hernandez of The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical, Glenn Corporation, Tempo Canada) explains how to go about it correctly. Read More »
From Odessa, FL comes Smooth Gator’s 60 Second Pain Relief, a water-based topical skin cream with fast skin absorbance which leaves behind a short-lasting wintergreen scent, according to its creator. Made with natural oils including winte… Read More »
The latest creation at the Yes To brand is Naturally Smooth lip balm ($2.99). It is available in three variations: grapefruit, blueberry and pomegranate SPF 15. According to the company, these sleek and modern lip balms slip smoothly into the pocket… Read More »