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Aircraft Features A Scent That Sticks

April 2, 2012

Aircraft Features A Scent That Sticks

Aircraft Features A Scent That Sticks

ScentSticks are infused with fragrance.
• Aircraft Infused ScentSticks are an innovative new home fragrance system that brings an entirely new level of customization to the home, according to the company.Rather than diffusing a single oil, eco-friendly ScentSticks are infused with pure fragrance, which enables consumers to combine various fragrances to create their own unique and personalized home fragrance. Consumers can make more than 1,000 unique fragrance combinations with the Aircraft fragrance palette of 12 scents.

According to Aircraft, the SKUs require no flames, electricity or messy oils that spill, and they’re made of natural, biodegradable fibers from sustainable resources, making them a safe child- and pet-friendly home fragrance option. Meanwhile, the Aircraft vase, a contemporary white ceramic vessel, looks more like an objet d’art than the typical home fragrance container.

A five-pack of sticks retails for $9.99 in True Vanilla, Crisp Apple, French Linen, Forest Berries, Sunrise Citrus, Summer Rain, Sheer Lavender, Water Clover, White Petals, Night Orchid, Amber Spice and Deep Wood online.

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Bold Brights Big at Butter London

A unique spring hue from Butter London.
• By transforming catwalk trends to custom nail color palettes, Butter London nail polish has developed a passionate following around the globe. Known for its “three-free” formulation, punchy colors and quirky names, the brand has also been a backstage fixture during Fashion Week.

The Spring/Summer 2012 collection features fun hues such as Disco Biscuit, a tropical hot pink with an undercurrent of tiny iridescent glitter particles; Trout Pout, an opaque shade of retro cantaloupe; and Slapper, a true teal; to name a few colors. The nail polishes retail for $14 in select stores and online.

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New Topical Pain Relief Products from Salonpas

Salonpas Pain Relieving Gel-Patch Hot-L has capsaicin.
• Hisamitsu America has rolled out three new topical OTC products to alleviate pain. New SKUs include Salonpas Pain Relieving Gel-Patch Hot-L, which features capsaicin (0.025%) and menthol (1.25%) in a soothing cloth that is designed for relief of minor aches and pains in the shoulder, upper back and lower back. Also new are Salonpas Pain Relieving Massage Foam, formulated with menthol (3%) and methyl salicylate (10%), and Salonpas Pain Relieving Jet Spray uses a highly pressurized jet force to deliver a strong cooling effect to the skin minus any greasy feeling or messy drip.

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Clean+easy Brews Up Tea-Infused Waxes

This new hair removal wax from Clean+Easy is formulated with argan oil.
• Clean+easy has added a trio of new hair removal waxes infused with essences of white tea, green tea and black tea. Each wax is tailored to meet the needs of a specific hair and skin type so even the most sensitive skin will feel pampered, according to American International Industries.

The White Tea wax is formulated with zinc oxide to form a protective barrier on the skin while antioxidants prevent and repair damage from free radicals. The green tea variant features aloe vera and the black tea SKU features Moroccan argan oil.

Davines Introduces Naturaltech Collection

Naturaltech Purifying Gel by Davines
• The latest innovation from hair care company Davines is Naturaltech ($25-$60), which harnesses the power of plant-based phytoceuticals to support and defend tresses. According to the company, these active biological compounds deliver antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-free radical benefits, helping foster optimal health and balance of both scalp and hair.

Free of parabens and sulfates, the high-performance SKUs are formulated exclusively with phytoceuticals certified by the Italian Ethical and Environmental Certification Institute. The newly reformulated and repackaged collection includes Energizing, Nourishing, Purifying, Rebalancing, Detoxify-ing, Calming and Well-Being variations in shampoos, gels, conditioners and more.

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Tarte Debuts Maracuja Divine Shine Lipgloss

Natural beauty by Tarte
• The latest lipgloss from Tarte, Maracuja Divine Shine ($21), features the skin-nourishing benefits of maracuja oil, according to the company. With a variety of rich shades ranging from soft to vivid, the gloss is said to include the minimization of the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving lips a fuller, plumped appearance.

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Alterna Targets Men

A combination conditioner and shaving cream is new from Alterna.
• Alterna Professional Haircare recently launched a men’s line. Alterna Bamboo Men ($18 each), a dual-benefit product line that is rich with ingredients like organic bamboo extract and organic hemp seed oil which immediately boost hair’s intrinsic strength, flexibility and sustainability for stronger, healthier, better-performing hair, according to the company.

Products include a Bamboo Men Invigorating Shampoo and Body Wash, Nourishing Conditioner and Shaving Cream and Thickening Gel Lotion with SPF 15.

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China Glaze Unveils ‘Hunger Games’ Inspired Collection

China Glaze’s Luxe and Lush was inspired by the “Hunger Games.”
• With “The Hunger Games” now in theaters, fans can wear exclusive Capitol Colours nail polish from China Glaze.

The 12-shade collection combines rich cremes, soft shimmers and bold glitters inspired by the movie. Colors include Foie Gras (decadent dark creme taupe), Stone Cold (matte slate gray with shimmer), Smoke and Ashes (black-based teal with multicolored shimmer), Agro (moss green with gold shimmer) and Luxe and Lush (a flaky overcoat).

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Hair & Body Wash 2-in-1 from Woody’s

• Woody’s Quality Grooming has added a new hair and body wash product, which is modeled after a hair and body shampoo bar. Naturally-derived ingredients create a rich lather on the body, leaving skin feeling smooth and refreshed while powerful extracts and herbs moisturize and cleanse hair, according to the company.

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Fruity Treats New at Body Drench

Body Drench has added new body care products with fruity flair.
• New additions to the Body Drench stable are Fruity Treats body care products. The new SKUs include Juicy Mango, Island Coconut Lime and Pomegranate Crush lotions, Candied Grapefruit Exfoliating Gel and Raspberry Gelee Body Scrub.

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Molton Brown Branches Out Into Anti-Aging Sector

• April marks the launch of Molton Brown’s first anti-aging skin care and body care collection. Offering low maintenance, high performance products with clinically proven results, the new range is engineered to help significantly improve the skin’s health and aging process, according to the company. Each product in the 10-piece skin care collection has been designed for individual skin types and to target specific problems, including kalahari melon to keep skin supple to pink toronja grapefruit which helps lift old surface cells to polish the skin. The new collection offers a comprehensive but easy to use skin care regime with targeted products for eyes and lips, according to the company.

Complementing the skin care collection and extending the benefits further, Molton Brown is also launching a clinically proven, anti-aging body care range. To help fight wrinkles, uneven skin tone and creases that make skin look older, the three-piece range contains the secret ingredient, Polynesian kopara—a highly purified marine extract from the Polynesian island of Moorea. This exopolysaccharide is naturally rich in essential minerals (potassium, sodium, magnesium and calcium) and helps maintain a healthy skin water balance, while protecting the body from pollutants that lead to aging skin when blended with other ingredients.

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Weleda Rolls Out One Step Cleanser & Toner

Olive oil and witch hazel work together in this Weleda formulation.
• Designed to cater to the needs of normal to combination skin, Weleda’s One Step Cleanser & Toner ($19) clarifies and perfects without over-drying, according to the company. With a citrus fragrance derived from essential oils, the product also features the deep-cleansing action of natural olive oil soap and the toning properties of witch hazel extract.

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New BB Cream From Naila MD

• The latest launch in the BB cream fray is from Naila MD Skin Systems, a comprehensive line of clinically tested skin products for common skin disorders. The new Suncare Essentials:Skin-Perfecting Tinted Moisturizer ($33) is a three-in-one sunscreen to hydrate, protect and provide sheer, tinted coverage, according to the company.

Available in a “medium” shade, which is suitable for most skin tones and types, including acne androsacea prone skin. This moisturizing sunscreen offers SPF 20 protection in a paraben-free formula featuring a natural, mineral pigment to protect the skin from damage by blocking harmful UVA and UVB rays. An oil-free moisturizing option, this BB-style face cream utilizes the power of octinoxate and titanium dioxide to help protect delicate skin from free-radical damage, environmental stressors and damaging rays.

Formulated by Dermatologist Naila Malik, the Naila MD Skincare Collection is a complete line of skin care options dedicated to fighting adult and teen acne, the signs of aging and protecting the skin from harmful elements. The firm’s 2012 launches will include the Calm Collection, for dry, sensitive skin and management of eczema and rosacea, and a targeted men’s collection.

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Babo Unveils Easter Gift Set

Easter gift set by Babo Botanicals.
• Shoppers can design their own natural Babo Botanicals’ Easter Gift Set ($55) featuring any two 8oz products from the children’s skin care company. The set comes with three (1oz) Bunny Soaps (fragrance free), an organic Stuffed Bunny and washcloth. Fragrance selections include Lavender Meadowsweet, Oatmilk Calendula, Berry Primrose, Rosemary Tea Tree and Cucumber Aloe Vera.

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Grand Central Beauty Lands at Henri Bendel

• A new skin-perfecting mask treatment for women and men provides immediate benefits in a simple 15-minute process that is designed for weekly and occasional use, according to marketers Grand Central Beauty. Named after the famed NYC transit station, the beauty brand is set to debut at Henri Bendel this month. The S.M.A.R.T. Skin Perfecting Mask (named for its key benefits: Smooth, Moisturizes, Anti-Aging, Redness-Reducing, Tones) is a hypoallergenic, clinically-tested treatment product for all skin types, according to the company. Targeted for men and women aged 20-50, the mask is designed to provide a convenient and affordable spa-class experience for a broad consumer audience. The product reflects extensive market research and was co-created by a marketing executive from top luxury global skin care and beauty brands.

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