For precision shaving and a soothing aftershave experience, STUF Products offers STUF Shave Gel and After Shave Balm. Designed by Mark Spitz with the special needs of men’s skin in mind, these formulas are fortified with Pycnogenol, green tea and aloe to help protect skin from razor burn and resolve redness, irritation and ingrown hairs. 

Lemon Grass Clary Sage has been added to Kiss My Face’s line of foaming and regular Peace Soap. All made from olive, hemp, jojoba and coconut oils, the new scent joins Pomegranate Acai, Grassy Mint and Lavender Mandarin, in helping to moisturize and smooth skin. Suggested uses range from facial cleaner to shampoo to shave gel to pet cleaner.

New to market is Mineral Fusion Natural Brands’ Revitalize and Repair skin care system. The company states its products are “naturally formulated, combining…age-defying peptides and nature’s most skin-soothing botanicals.” The new line includes cleansers, scrubs, cream, toner, serum, moisturizer and an SPF 30 sunblock.

O.N.E. Skincare, Inc. announces its organic olive-oil based skincare product. Also incorporating sunflower oil, vitamin E, lavender and geranium essential oil, the product is available in a 6-oz. pump bottle. This product provides nourishing moisture for face, body and even hair and scalp. Its uses range from a moisturizer, to a deep-conditioning hair mask, to a soothing ointment that relieves irritation.

The Aurora Group offers all-natural Herbal Clear Deodorant, which contains lavender and tea tree oil and is PG-Free, stable and non-toxic. The firm adds, “The Herbal Clear Family of Brands continues to offer value pricing, superior packaging, and formulation quality to meet the stringent demands of today’s consumers.”
SRP: $5.99 for 1.8-ounce stick.

The new All Things Pure line from Bioelements features a deep-pore face wash, a facial exfoliator, a hydrating crème and an emollient-rich oil blend for strengthening the skin’s barrier layer. All products are spa quality and ingredients are derived from renewable plant and mineral sources. NPA certified.

The teen years are the most challenging for many, particularly those who wake up to numerous skin problems including acne, sensitivities, oiliness and dryness. While many mainstream products are available, unfortunately for many, they still leave these skincare issues as an endless saga. While commercial products may cause irritation, itching, peeling or redness of skin, some natural solutions may be more effective and gentler on your teenaged customers’ skin.

New York, NY—Shoppers may not consider natural health and beauty care (HBC) products discretionary purchases; rather, they’re essential. According to market research firm Packaged Facts, sales in the natural HBC market hit $8.5 billion in 2011. This marks a double-digit growth (11%) since 2005.

Many people would like to remain eternally young and radiant. While no magic bullet will stop the aging process, some researchers believe a new field of skincare can slow the signs of aging. Advanced research has found a positive link between plant stem cell extracts and anti-aging/anti-wrinkling processes.