From Indigo Wild comes new Zum Face gentle facial toner and cleanser. The toner (4.5 fl. oz) is made from aloe vera, witch hazel, organic extracts of chamomile and rosemary and lemon and geranium oils. The facial cleanser (4 oz.) also contains geranium and lemon oils, as well as organic coconut, olive and jojoba oils and vitamin E, to name a few.

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lip balmOrganic Essence launched five new lip balm flavors in eco-friendly tubes. Shea- and cocoa butter-infused flavors include Almond, Grapefruit, Mint, Natural and Vanilla. Each tube is made from bio-degradable materials. “USDA Certified organic is your assurance that questionable ingredients are not present to potentially harm your skin,” says the firm.

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New from Avalon Organics is a personal care line that is infused with grapefruit extracts (to invigorate hair and skin) and geranium leaf extract (to “awaken the senses,” says the company).

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Body WahDesert Essence Organics offers a fragrance-free series, including shampoo, conditioner, body wash and body lotion. Desert Essence products are enriched with natural botanical ingredients such as organic green tea, organic jojoba oil and organic sunflower oil. These products are 100% vegan, according to the company.
SRP: $8.99

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Natural DentistThe Natural Dentist introduces Healthy Gums Antigingivitis Rinse available in Peppermint Twist and Orange Zest with improved ingredient listings. The Peppermint Twist now contains chlorophyll to give the rinse a new green color and extra breath-freshening power. Both flavors now contain added aloe, which works to reduce plaque and protect against gingivitis.

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NeemAll new to the Organix-South line are TheraNeem Organix Hair Therapé shampoos and conditioners. The five varieties include Gentle (coconut and grapefruit), Intensive Moisture (calendula with lavender and aloe vera), Volumizing (panthenol and rice protein), Scalp (peppermint, lemon and tea tree) and Kid’s Shampoo, Conditioner and Bodywash (chamomile, calendula and lavender).

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Badger BalmThe W.S. Badger Company now offers the Every Day Moisturizer line. The balms differ from others on the market because they are waterless and are made from 100% chemical-free, plant-based, USDA-certified organic ingredients, says the company. They are available in Creamy Cocoa, Nutmeg and Shea, and Vanilla Coconut, and come in an attractive two-ounce tin.

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WillowPads introduces a line of reusable feminine pads made from organic cotton flannel. The pads are gentle on the environment and skin because they do not contain any plastic. Available in natural and black;
WillowPads natural are undyed and unbleached and WillowPads black contains low-impact dye.
www.willowpads.com
Published in WholeFoods Magazine, September 2009
 

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derma ederma e Natural Bodycare redesigned its Hand & Body Moisture Therapy lotions, which deliver essential vitamins, antioxidants and botanicals to help leave skin rehydrated, nourished and glowing. Now with new names and packaging, these formulas have a greater shelf presence. The soft, creamy lotions absorb effectively, deliver nutrients and leave skin moisturized.

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Good for You GirlsGood For You Girls expanded its tween skincare line with a Gel Cleanser (SRP $13.99) enriched with chamomile, green tea and vitamin E; Blemish Wash (SRP: $14.99) with jojoba beads, fruit enzymes and meadowsweet extract; Purifying Toner (SRP: $13.99) with hazel, organic aloe vera gel and meadowsweet extract;  Moisturizer (SRP $18.99) with aloe vera, green tea and chamomile; and Skincare Kit (SRP: $24.99) with a gel clea

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