Newell Brands’ Sunbeam is collaborating with the U.S. Pain Foundation for September’s Pain Awareness Month to call attention to the real-life barriers chronic pain patients face in accessing proper pain treatment. The initiative will also offer perspective into pain management solutions, including heat therapy.
Health & Personal Care
Michael Todd Beauty, which offers the Soniclear brand of sonic facial cleansing brushes, is planning to launch a line of Clarisonic-compatible replacement brushes. The company said the move is in response to retail partners and Clarisonic users reaching out for replacement brushes following L’Oreal’s decision to shut down Clarisonic.
The current market environment produced overall higher demand for Helen of Troy’s housewares, health and home and beauty products, as the company posted a strong first quarter.
At a time when major drug chains are using wellness initiatives to differentiate their operations from cross-channel competitors that provide pharmacy services, Walmart has acquired specific assets of CareZone, including the technology platform, patents and key intellectual property, to provide a way for its customers to organize health information and access vital health services.
Finishing Touch Flawless, the personal care brand now owned by Church & Dwight, recently introduced its newest hair removal device, the Flawless Nu Razor. Like the other hair removal products in the brand’s line, the new razor is said to instantly and painlessly remove unwanted leg and body hair.
Dyson recently introduced the Dyson Corrale hair straightener, which features flexing plate technology. The hair straightener uses patented flexing plates that shape to gather hair, delivering enhanced styling with half the damage, the company noted.