Designed exclusively for the Fitbit Flex wireless activity and sleep tracker, the collection includes an elegant brass pendant and bracelet, as well as patterned silicone wristbands perfect for everyday style. Tory Burch, CEO & Designer of Tory Burch, said, Wearable technology is an exciting new category and were thrilled to be partnering with Fitbit to offer a unique collection of accessories that transform the fitness tracker into a stylish piece of jewelry that is versatile enough to go from day to evening. The Tory Burch for Fitbit accessories collection includes: Tory Burch for Fitbit Metal Fret Pendant ($175): Made of brass and based on the decorative, open fretwork thats a Tory Burch signature; the pendant is suspended from a chain Tory Burch for Fitbit Metal Hinged Bracelet ($195): Made of brass with decorative, open fretwork and a secure, easy-access latch on the back Tory Burch for Fitbit Silicone Printed Bracelet ($38): With an adjustable closure and a secure, easy-access holder for the device, its available in Tory Burch signature colors and prints From day one, weve known that form factor is crucial to creating a health and fitness tracking device that will fit into peoples lifestyles and become truly wearable, said James Park, CEO and Co-Founder of Fitbit. We designed Flex with this in mind, but our partnership with Tory Burch has taken wearable device fashion to another level, transforming our Flex tracker into an http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/10/fashion/skylar-diggins-wnba-player-beauty-routine.html elegant accessory. Further expanding the ways our users can wear our products, this will ultimately help to inspire users to track their activity 24/7 and make healthier choices. Fitbit Flex is an activity and sleep-tracking wristband that offers a slim, minimalistic design for people who are goal-oriented and want more flexibility in accessorizing.1 Flex tracks all the most important stats, including steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, active minutes and sleep, and syncs wirelessly via Bluetooth 4.0 to more than 60 leading iOS and Android devices for instant access to up-to-date data and progress. Fitbits mobile and online tools are proven to boost motivation (Fitbit users take 43 percent more steps with Fitbit products) and let users support and inspire each other to lead healthier, more active lives. The Fitbit app is the No. 1 downloaded app for connected fitness devices on both Google Play and Apple iTunes stores. The Tory Burch for Fitbit accessories collection is available through Fitbit.com and at toryburch.com , as well as select Tory Burch boutiques. All accessories will work with Fitbit Flex trackers, sold separately ($99.95) at Fitbit.com , toryburch.com and major North American retailers.
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Microbeads from beauty products could be harming environment, scientists say | WREG.com

Triclosan and Triclocarban. Found in hand and body washes, deodorants, toothpastes, and some cosmetics, these antibacterial agents can affect reproductive growth and developmental systems. Choose products that do not list triclosan or triclocarban on their ingredients list. Meaningful Labels The terms natural, dermatologist tested, and hypoallergenic arent meaningful because they arent independently verified. Below are some examples of terms and seals that are legit according to ShopSmarts safety experts: USDA Organic. Requires that at least 95 percent of the ingredients be organically grown and prohibits the use of all potentially harmful synthetic ingredients. Natural Products Association Certified (NPA) and Design for the Environment (DfE). Standards include bans on triclosan, phthalates, formaldehyde, and formaldehyde releasers. Non-GMO Project Verified. The product contains no genetically engineered ingredients.
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DS Healthcare Opens its First DS Laboratories Store in China – Yahoo Finance

Done Compare Brokers Organic Olive Oil Producer Bellucci Premium Responds to an Article Discussing the Increasing Popularity of Olive Oil in Beauty Products Organic olive oil producer Bellucci Premium comments on an article about beauty producers and their clever use of olive oil. Bellucci Premium 32 minutes ago 0 shares Content preferences Done BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Organic olive oil producer Bellucci Premium responds to an article published by the Olive Oil Times that discusses the increasing use of olive oil in beauty products due to the age-defying polyphenols that it contains. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124424 In an article published by the Olive Oil Times on June 12th titled “More Beauty Products Harness the Selling Power of Olive Oil,” Dr. Perricone, MD discusses the power of olive polyphenols. The presence of olive oil is becoming increasingly popular in common beauty products, and for a good reason. Olive oil can neutralize free radicals, smooth and nourish skin, and is hypoallergenic. Brands like DHC and Kiehl’s have been using olive oil in their products for years. Other brands that have more recently begun using olive oil in their beauty products include Burt’s Bees, Nivea, Murad, and Origins. Olive oil can help makeup from looking flat or dry. It is also very nutritious and moisturizing for the skin. Olive oil has been used for beauty purposes for thousands of years, so it is no surprise that it is becoming more and more popular in modern makeup.
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Michael Kors Holdings Stock Down After Downgrade | Video – ABC News

And some of the analysts and traders on stock with twits are tweeting that they expect the price of course share to fall to 74 dollars. How would you play this right now if you are an investor watching this or you — — Well some of those people tweeting about this may expected to fall in some of those may want it to fall I’m guessing that there — probably some short. Sellers out there who’ve been gambling. That this stock has been overvalued that’s exactly what they want to fall back. I mean this is one of those sort of darling stocks that you know as a lot of fun when it’s going up a lot of people want in on it. — it’s — brand everybody knows that makes it kinda cool but these can be volatile stock to me this is this is not a large retailer when you think about it. So it is a company that is probably susceptible to a lot of volatility just because. What this is a tough industry retail things can change based on one quarters were the sales numbers. And this is a good stock for people who don’t mind sharp ups and downs and feel comfortable writing out a lot of other investors they should probably not be playing a stock like this. And you mentioned a lot of those retailers especially the brick and mortar stores are trying to reinvent themselves and Amazon is devouring their market. — retailers had a chance in this environment.
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Organic Olive Oil Producer Bellucci Premium Responds to an Article Discussing the Increasing Popularity of Olive Oil in Beauty Products – Yahoo Finance

Eriksen believes many water treatment plants cannot filter out the tiny plastics, allowing them to flow into the ocean or waterways,where they can be mistaken for food. Big fish eat little fish, eventually the fish is on your dinner plate, Eriksen said. And youre eating that fish, along with all the toxins it consumed along the way. The Environmental Protection Agency is looking into potential dangers after Eriksen and his team uncovered high concentrations of microbeads in the Great Lakes. The same size, the same color, the same texture, in the same composition as the microbeads that we found [in the Great Lakes], we collected from common facial scrubbers on store shelves, Eriksen said. They were the same colorlittle blue and red perfect spheres. Several major cosmetic companies, including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, and Colgate-Palmolive have already pledged to phase out the use of microbeads. Johnson and Johnsons Senior Communications Director, Carol Goodrich, says the company will eliminate microbeads from half its products by the end of next year. We have stopped developing new products containing polyethylene microbeads and have been conducting environmental safety assessments of other alternatives, Goodrich said. These assessments are part of our informed substitution approach, which helps ensure that the alternatives we choose are safe and environmentally sound. The New York State Assembly passed legislation on Monday to ban the sale and distribution of products containing the tiny plastics. Lawmakers in California are considering following suit. Eriksen recently began searching for microbeads in the Los Angeles River and found what he believes are more of the tiny plastics. The shape is very distinctivea perfectly round little spherethats why its suspicious, Eriksen said.
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ShopSmart Uncovers Hidden Health Risks in Beauty Products

A link has been sent. Done DS Healthcare Opens its First DS Laboratories Store in China Building brand recognition and market share in $24 Billion Chinese beauty and personal care market DS Healthcare Group,Inc. 55 minutes ago 0 shares Content preferences Done Pompano Beach, Fla., July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DS Healthcare Group, Inc. ( DSKX ), a leading developer of personal care products and specialty pharmaceuticals, announced today that the first DS Laboratories store worldwide has opened in Shanghai, China in partnership with the Company’s Chinese distributor. The store exclusively features a complete line of DS Healthcare products including the Company’s clinically proven, industry-leading Spectral line of hair loss treatments and Revita hair stimulating shampoos and conditioners. The Company plans to open additional partnership stores worldwide in the coming months. According to Euromonitor International , total sales of beauty and personal care products in China tripled in size from 2000 to reach an estimated $24 billion in 2010. Euromonitor projects the market will grow to $34 billion by 2015. Analysts credit China’s fast growing middle class for the rapid growth in sales. “As we build the premier global brand in clinically proven personal care and Rx products, this retail store in Shanghai is an important component of our country-wide distribution and brand building strategy in China. We entered into a distribution agreement with our Chinese partner in September and it’s quickly become a very productive working relationship, as evidenced by the launch of this first DS Laboratories retail boutique.
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