EWG Ranks the Best and Worst Sunscreens

Washington, D.C.—The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its sixth annual EWG’s Skin Deep findings on the best and worst sunscreens of 2012, covering everything...

What’s Selling Quarterly Analysis: 2012 Q2

What’s Selling is our monthly review of what our retailers nationwide say is selling well in their stores. This month, we’ve compiled data from...

Personal Care Brand Launches with Unique Eco-Friendly Features

Ronkonkoma, NY—Industry veteran Jodi Drexler-Billet has brought to market the new Earthly Elements all-natural vegan personal care line, which will be distributed by supplement...

Skincare Innovator Reviva Labs Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Haddonfield, NJ—Reviva Labs, known for its innovative skincare products, celebrated its 40th anniversary this year. The company, located here, was founded by Stephen Strassler in...

Natural HBC Market Grows Despite Economy

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...

Behavioral Problems in Children Connected to Phthalate Exposure

New York, NY—According to a study done by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, children exposed to phthalates while still in the womb are...

NPA Changes Personal Care Standards: No Synthetic Fragrances

Washington, D.C.―Starting September 1 of this year, companies seeking to certify personal care products under the Natural Products Association’s (NPA) Natural Standard for Personal...

FDA Ups the Ante on Sunscreen Labeling Requirements

Rockville, MD—The labeling and marketing of sunscreens just got a whole lot harder. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new rules...

USDA Organic Certification in the Works for Personal Care Products

It may not be long before we see shampoos, moisturizers and soaps made with organic ingredients bearing that familiar green and white USDA Organic...

Skin Care Products Score High in Clinical Trial

Simi Valley, CA—derma e has announced results from an independent clinical trial of two of its products: Scar Gel for diminishing scar appearance and...

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