Natracare Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Greeley, CO—Feminine hygiene products maker Natracare is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. While only 21 years old in North America, Natracare is one of...

EWG Releases 2010 Sunscreen Guide

Washington, D.C.—The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the 4th edition of its annual Sunscreen Guide. In all, the guide assessed about 1,400 products with...

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...

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...
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FTC: Companies Misrepresented “Natural” Products

Washington, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is crying foul on four personal care companies that supposedly misrepresented products with man-made ingredients as “All-Natural” or “100%...

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...

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...

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...
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New Market Report Reveals Shopping Habits in the HABA Category

New York, NY—Shoppers are distrustful of chemicals and are shunning them in personal care products. Such are the findings from a new report from...

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...

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