The Rainforest Hair Care collection is the latest innovation from The Body Shop. Each product is free of silicones, colorants and parabens, and the collection is the very first from The Body Shop to carry its unique “eco-conscious” product symbol, according to the company. The packaging is also biodegradable.
The“high performance” collection is available in variations of Moisture, Shine, Radiance or Balance. Pracaxi oil is used across the entire hair care range, as well as specially-selected Community Trade ingredients such as organic olive oil from Italy, Brazil nut oil from Peru and honey from Ethiopia.
More info: www.thebodyshop-usa.com
Cast a Spell with Color Club’s Bewitching Halloween Collection
Color Club’s new Bewitching four-piece kit ($11) contains long-wearing Bewitching, Charmed I’m Sure, Spellbound and Hocus Pocus mini nail polishes plus one decal sheet designed to add some dazzle this Halloween.
More info: www.cosmeticgroup.com
Jergens Overnight Repair Nightly Restoring Moisturizer ($6.99) is a new body treatment developed to replenish skin during sleep. The formula employs a cocktail of nocturnal flower extracts and antioxidant vitamins to deeply penetrate dry skin overnight. Evening primrose contains essential fatty acids known to help heal irritated skin as well as nourishing vitamin D. Jasmine extract is reported to tone dry skin, increasing elasticity.
More info: www.jergens.com
Johnson’s Adds New Natural Line
J&J has rolled out Johnson’s Natural, a new line of products featuring at least 98% plant- and fruit-derived natural ingredients and the brand’s iconic No More Tears formula. The line consists a foaming baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, a 2-in-1 hand and face foaming wash for kids and a 3-in-1 shampoo, conditioner and body wash. Products are scented with Johnson’s Allerfree fragrance, which contains subtle notes of white floral, powder and vanilla scents.
More info: www.johnsonsnatural.com
Platinum Dry Shampoo Next from Kenra
Kenra Ltd. enters hair care with the launch of Kenra Platinum Dry Shampoo ($19), a spray-on dry shampoo that instantly revives and refreshes hair—no water required. With just a quick spray, rice starch absorbs excess oil and impurities that can weigh hair down. Plus, the company’s exclusive UV Defense Duo (Heliogenol and benzophenone-4) helps protect against color fade.
More info: www.kenra.com
Biotone has rolled out new Cocoa-Comfort Massage Balm ($21.95), a balm for the professional massage therapy market. Formulated with cocoa butter, avocado oil and soy oil, this thick balm gives a slight warming feel when applied to the skin, according to the company.
More info: www.biotone.com
New Candle from Yon-Ka Paris
Phyto aroma-therapeutic skin care line Yon-Ka Paris has added the Quintessence Candle ($48).The exclusive blend combines five essential oils—lavender, geranium, rosemary, cypress and thyme—designed to deliver an olfactory experience that is balancing, relaxing or energizing, according to the company.
More info: www.YonKaUSA.com
Perfecting Eye Cream from Z Mei
Z Mei, Inc. has a new eye treatment, Perfecting Eye Cream ($39.95). Formulated for use under makeup, it allows foundations, powders, eyeshadow and eyeliner to go on perfectly without a dried-out or smeary look, according to the company. This light but luxurious eye cream features a nutritive cocktail rich in antioxidants and healing Chinese herbs, according to Z Mei. Ingredients included Meizome, a proprietary liposomic complex.
More info: www.zmei.com
Dermablend Professional has added Leg and Body Tattoo Primer to its range of products. Designed to be applied under Dermablend’s Leg and Body Cover SPF 15, the new primer helps reduce application time and creates a more natural and flawless result. It also enhances wearability and is water-, transfer- and smudge-resistant for 12 hours of wear. It is available in two versatile shades.
More info: www.dermablend.com
New Luminizing Black Mask from Boscia
Boscia, a prestige skin care line utilizing preservative-free Japanese technology, has introduced its next breakthrough in anti-aging: the Luminizing Black Mask ($34).
What sets this product apart from any other is the peel-off delivery system, in which the mask adheres to the skin, forming an even, shiny, opaque black “veil.” Once the mask is completely dry, it rolls off in one piece, stripping away impurities.
More info: www.bosciaskincare.com
New from Vichy Laboratoires is Aqualia Thermal Eye Roll-On ($26.50), a new treatment designed to banish dark circles and dehydration lines.
Ingredients include escin, which promotes micro-circulation; dextran sulphate, known for its decongestant properties to fade the intensity of dark circles; hyaluronic acid and Vichy Thermal Spa Water, recognized by the French Academy of Medicine for its soothing, fortifying and regenerating action.
More info: www.vichyusa.com