Sun Sauce was the official skin care sponsor of the United States
Miss Earth Pageant, held Sept. 24, and the sunless tanner
product may have helped propel Jana Murrell to Miss Earth
2008. Ms. Murrrell uses Sun Sauce’s self-tanning products,
according to the company. More info: www.sunsauce.com
SpongeTech Delivery Systems, Inc. has partnered with
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products and
will bring SpongeBob SquarePants from
the television screen to bathtubs and
beaches in the form of soap- and sun-screen-infused sponges for kids. The
partnership for nationwide production
and sales also includes products using
other popular juvenile characters,
such as Dora the Explorer and Go,
Diego, Go!. The products will reach
shelves in the third quarter of 2009.
More info: www.spongetech.com
N.V. Perricone M.D. Cosmeceuticals is offering the Light
Renewal treatment, which combines Photo Therapeutics
(PTL) Omnilux technology with Dr. Perricone’s Nourishing
Milky Cleanser and Serum prep to ensure the skin is properly prepared and ready to receive the benefits of light
technology. Clinical trials lasting nine and 12 weeks
showed effectiveness in rejuvenating skin and reducing
fine lines and peri-orbital wrinkles, according to Dr.
The deal with Perricone marks Omnilux LED-based
technology’s debut in the consumer market. In addition,
PTL reports that it is also taking final steps to introduce its
Omnilux New-U to the home-use market.
XanGo, LLC says its Glimpse Intuitive Skin Care will create a new
category for mangosteen topical nutrition similar to what
the company’s XanGo Juice did in 2002 when it brought the
benefits of mangosteen internal consumption to a global
Glimpse features exclusive ingredients from the mangosteen delivered through a proprietary BioActive X3
Complex. The result is a clean, high-performing skin nutrition system that protects your skin and the environment.
The line includes two basic systems: one providing nutrition
for normal to dry skin and the other designed for normal to
combination skin. Both systems include a cleanser, toner,
serum and moisturizer. The systems retail for $200 each.
“Glimpse is a natural, strategic extension of our business,
and we’re proud to take the lead again by creating the category for topical skin nutrition from the mangosteen fruit,”
said XanGo founder and board chairman/chief executive officer Aaron Garrity. “What XanGo Juice brought to the world
six years ago in terms of creating a category and introducing
a ground floor business opportunity, Glimpse will offer for
topical mangosteen nutrition. The difference is that six years
later we are in 23 countries with a sophisticated infrastructure and one million independent distributors to support the
launch of Glimpse.”
French skin care company Sothys will soon unveil C Renewal, a
three-step program made especially for weak and fragile
skin that has been assaulted by age and the environment,
next month. The range, designed to be used at night, features
a micro dermabrasion mask, a peeling/comfort renewal solution and a continuous renewal care night cream.
Bubalina is touting its Natural Organics product line, which fea-
tures body washes, body scrubs, hand and body lotions and
body butters in five scents. Keeping with the organic nature
of this line, Bubalina has taken the extra steps to ensure
that even the packaging is beneficial to the environment by
using vegetable based inks and recycled materials. More
The creator of Dry Cleaner’s Secret is touting a new laundry
detergent for modern fabrics that expand and retract to
retain sweat, making high-performance athletic garments
feel dry against the skin. Most brands of this high-performance apparel contain a blend of spandex, polyester, Lycra
and other synthetic fabrics, and
detergents are often unable to
remove the odors and bacteria,
leaving them stuck in the nooks
and crannies of the material.
According to Dry Inc., a recently
published study observed how
detergent residue is deposited
into activewear fabric with every
washing. Further, the company
says, bleach and other laundry
products fade color and erode
High-tech athletic apparel gets special care with new the designed wicking properties.
Pro Wash from Dry Inc. New ProWash activewear detergent provides a complete substi-
tute or a cleaning boost to a regular laundry wash.
“Consumer research has revealed that activewear garments are typically thrown out after only a few months of
use, due to odor problems and stains. Now, consumers have
a product they can confidently use regularly on their
favorite, high performance athletic apparel, extending the
life of their garments and eliminating odor,” said Scott
Heim, president, Dry Inc.
ProWash began shipping in August to select Wal-Mart
stores and will be available in early 2009 in a wide variety
of grocery, drug and mass merchant stores across the
greater U.S., according to Dry Inc.