JUL 2018

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[ 66 ] • # dayspamagazine • july 2018 Nelly De Vuyst has created its fi rst line for consumers, the BioTense organic skincare collection. The range is COSMOS (COSMetic Organic Standard) and Ecocert organic certifi ed, and includes a micellar foam, cleansing milk, exfoliant, serum, extract, toner and mask. The products are all formulated with Oleosome Plant Technology, which time-releases actives into the skin. in the news Ola Tropical Apothecary has introduced Ola Hawaiian Skin Care , a collection of complexion-specifi c cleansers, toners, masks and serums, along with a moisturizer perfect for all skin types. ' ¯ Aina (land) targets normal to dry skin with fruit and medicinal plants; Kai (sea) addresses acne- prone skin with healing oceanic ingredients; and Pua (fl ower) utilizes tropical blooms to soothe sensitive skin. Launchtime! In a move that promises to shake up the skincare industry, Hawaii is poised to become the fi rst state in the nation to outlaw certain sunscreen ingredients. On May 1, the state legislature approved a bill that would ban the sale and distribution of any product containing oxybenzone and octinoxate "without a prescription from a licensed healthcare provider." Although opponents of the bill question the science behind it and worry that a ban could lead to a spike in skin cancer rates, research suggests that the chemicals in question are toxic to coral reefs. "This will make a huge diff erence in protecting our coral reefs, marine life and human health," says Mike Gabbard, the democratic senator who introduced the bill. If Hawaii governor David Ige signs it, the law would go into eff ect January 1, 2021. CHEMICAL REACTION BOTTOM: © GETTY IMAGES

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