OTC

Rehydrating dry skin

Dry skin is likely to get worse in winter, but customers may not be clear on how to solve the problem. Help people to feel more comfortable with the skin they are in.

Put insomnia to bed

Many people are guilty of not getting enough sleep, whether intentionally or not. So what can they do to adopt healthier sleep habits?

10 minute clinic: baby care

This handy 10-minute clinic is a quick reference guide that will help you when advising customers on baby care.

Pharmacy flu fighters

Seasonal flu jabs taken off in pharmacies over the last few years. What do pharmacy teams need to know for the 2018/19 season?

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums-to-be on how to look after themselves, as well as their bump?

Onwards and upwards

Topical analgesics are one of the biggest growth categories in the OTC market and Mentholatum has seen unprecedented growth (4.4 per cent) at almost double the rate of the category as a whole.

In with the new

Bio-Oil has launched its first new product in 30 years – an innovative gel to tackle dry skin. By replacing water with oil, Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel forms a protective matrix on the skin to lock in moisture, says the company.

No leaks in 12 weeks

Innovo’s patented neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) technology has been incorporated into a new non-invasive solution for regaining pelvic floor control.

Face to face

New to the UK, Organic Essential Elixir is a unique blend of eight enriching oils proven to reduce the visible skin damage caused by everyday pollutants, says manufacturer Puressentiel.

Relaunch and good news for TENA

TENA has relaunched its TENA Men Absorbent Protector Levels 1 and 2 in pharmacies.

Going pink for Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Awareness month this October will see the launch of a limited edition pink Sensodyne Pronamel Strong & Bright Enamel toothpaste, with 15p per pack being donated to Breast Cancer Care.

Rescue Plus seeks commuter calm

Nelsons is adding another new product to its Rescue Plus portfolio – Rescue Plus Lozenge Berry.

Face up to winter

Cuderm is encouraging pharmacy teams to ‘face up to winter’ and promote the importance of winter skincare in order to highlight that it is as significant a topic as summer skincare.

Market monitor: September

Product updates from Training Matters.

Don't be caught short

With up to nine million people experiencing some form of bladder weakness in the UK, there’s plenty of opportunity for pharmacy teams to offer support and advice.

There's an app for that

There are plenty of health apps out there claiming to simplify women’s self care. But might there be a downside to encouraging women to track their every health move?

10 minute clinic: head lice

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you advise customers on head lice, incluing self care tips and head lice myths.

Happy pet = healthy pet

Almost half of Britons own a pet and there’s plenty of scope for educating pet-owning customers on preventing and treating common health problems.

Morning after manners

HRA Pharma, manufacturer of emergency contraceptive pill EllaOne, has launched a new ‘Morning After Manners’ campaign to encourage women and men to talk about contraception.

The guru is back

The Deep Relief guru is returning to TV for six weeks from mid-September in an attempt to extend the success of the memorable advert.

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