supplier briefs

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Hugo NaturalsHugo Naturals now makes a French Lavender Hand Sanitizer spray. Available in two convenient sizes, the product contains soothing witch hazel, organic alcohol, organic aloe vera, vegetable glycerin and organic lavender essential oil. The sanitizer was formulated for those who like using hand sanitizer, but dislike the drying feeling some products on the market leave.

Avalon OrganicsAvalon Organics just released its Essential Lift line. The line includes a Smoothing Cleanser, Fortifying Toner, Firming Moisturizer SPF 15, Contouring Eye Crème, Lifting Serum and Restructuring Night Crème, which rounds out this new collection. Containing 70% organic ingredients, the line is said to help users look refreshed, renewed and revitalized.

Reviva Labs Inc. From Reviva Labs Inc. comes Essential Fatty Acid (EFAs) Cream. The product is formulated from 10 various essential fatty acids. It also contains borage oil, flaxseed oil, hemp oil, sunflower oil along with other agents to soften skin. Those who have tried the product say it provides a plumper and smoother look.

Tea Tree Therapy, Inc.Tea Tree Therapy, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its new lemon myrtle original and lemon myrtle exfoliating soaps. Both bars contain vegetable base, glycerin, water, lemon myrtle oil, coconut oil, salt and macadamia nut oil. The exfoliating bar also contains one extra ingredient: lemon myrtle leaf exfoliant.

SRP: $3.75 for 3.5 oz bar.

Alba BotanicaAlba Botanica has created a new natural acne-fighting collection, Natural ACNEdote, made with 2% salicylic acid. A deep pore wash, deep clean astringent, oil control lotion, treatment gel and face and body scrub make up this line, which the company says will leave the skin clean, shine-free, properly nourished and treated.

Nature's GateFrom Nature’s Gate comes a new line of lotions that add natural glow to the skin while moisturizing. Available in light and medium, the lotions provide a gradual even and natural-looking glow without the damaging effects of the sun. Main active ingredients include Dihydroxyacetone (from sugar cane), vitamin E and apricot kernel oil.

Desert EssenceDesert Essence rolls out its Organics moisturizing hand washes. Scents include coconut (nourish), vanilla chai (uplift), lavender (relax) and grapefruit (awaken). Each 8-oz. bottle of wash cleans the skin without drying. Organic jojoba and shea butter add extra moisture.

Life Line FoodsBest Value Vitamins is a new brand of supplements from Life Line Foods. This line has an SRP of less than $16.99 per item to meet the needs of a growing market that want value-priced, highpotency liquid vitamins. The seven products will reach an under-served demographic and help as many people as possible to ensure and maintain good health.