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Natural Products Expo East Prepares for More Growth

Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East 2014—the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products trade event—is expecting continued growth, show officials say. The event, which includes natural beauty products, will take place Sept. 17-20 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore.

Play Love Laugh Nail Polish

Play Love Laugh Nail Polish

This natural and nontoxic kid-friendly nail polish boasts a fruits and vegetables base. It is also 5-free, handmade in the United States, eco friendly, FDA compliant, animal friendly, gluten free, vegan, odorless, quick to dry, safe for expecting moms and safe for dogs. No bottom coat or top coats are needed; though an odorless top coat is available. Visit www.playlovelaugh.com.

WATCH: Tata Harper Skincare

Tata Harper Skincare

Tata Harper, founder of the eponymous skincare line, shares about the ingredients and efficacy of the
various components of the Supernatural Collection.

Tata Harper 100% Natural Anti-Aging Lip Balms

Tata Harper 100% Natural Anti-Aging Lip Balms

Ruby-tinted Be Adored and sheer Be True both contain wheat extract, Spanish lavender, green tea and acai oil for plumping and line-reducing effects. Sheer, hydrating and conditioning Be Fierce protects against free radicals, also containing a host of vitamins, antioxidants and nutrients. Call 877.321.TATA or visit www.tataharperskincare.com.

NPEW 2012 Sees Record Number of Retailers

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The Natural Products Expo West trade show this past Thursday through Sunday saw more than 60,000 industry members and 2,000-plus exhibiting companies—with more than 540 of them being new companies—fill 1 million-plus net square feet at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.

Natural Products Enjoy Healthy Growth

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The North American market for natural personal-care products—which is currently valued at $5.4 billion—is on the rise, thanks to an increase in distribution channels as shelf space in natural-food shops reaches saturation.

That’s according to research from Organic Monitor—a London-based specialist research, consulting and training company that focuses on the global organic and related product industries.