Product Updates

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.

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.

The answer for eczema? 

Perrigo has launched a new ultra-hydrating moisturiser for dry skin, supported by media investment of over £1.5 million.

Market monitor: August

Product updates from Training Matters.

Market monitor: July

Product updates from Training Matters.

Market Monitor: June

Product updates from Training Matters.

Herbal relief for headaches

Perrigo is investing over half a million pounds in a summer marketing initiative to raise awareness of when and how to use Tiger Balm White.

Eco-friendly sun cream

Incognito has developed a new eco-friendly SPF30 sun cream with insect repellent that is both vegan and sustainable to help avoid harming coral reefs.

Not just for the jungle

Perrigo is targeting shorthaul travellers with its new optimised digital advertising campaign for Jungle Formula.

Deep freeze for pregnancy pains

More than two-thirds of women are expected to suffer from muscular back pain at some time during pregnancy.

It's good to talk

The old adage of a problem shared is a problem solved still rings true, according to a survey of 314 women carried out by Rescue Remedy.

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