Personal Care

Storm Creek Offers Upscale Face Mask Option for Businesses and Professionals
September 22, 2020 at 1:24 pm

Storm Creek, Eagan, Minn., introduces its Every-Day Comfort Face Masks for corporate customers. The mask features slim elastic ear loops, which are gentler on the ears than most thicker options. Plus, they have adjustable cord stoppers to fit any face shape. A sturdy nose bridge wire and soft two-layer, double-knit fabric provides protection from viruses…

How Full-Color Face Masks and Accessories Will Help You Express Your Brand
September 14, 2020 at 10:26 am

Since the dawn of time, people have expressed themselves through their clothing and accessories. Cave people donned their best leather and fur. Queens proudly displayed their finest crown forged from the brightest gold and rarest of gems. Hippies were pretty groovy, sporting their bell bottoms in the '70s, too. While sneakerheads patiently wait to order…

Alabama Couple Invents Face Mask That Prevents Foggy Glasses
September 9, 2020 at 1:38 pm

Foggy glasses while wearing a mask is a problem a Birmingham, Ala., company wanted to put a stop to, so its founders invented a new type of facial covering called SLEEVZ. Basically, it’s just a regular face covering like you’ve seen before, only it uses magnets to prevent eyeglass fog...

HPG Acquires Webb Company
September 8, 2020 at 1:13 pm

HPG announced today that it has acquired Eagan, Minnesota-based supplier Webb Company in a deal finalized on Aug. 31. This marks HPG’s eighth acquisition since 2017, and expands HPG’s product offering into the personal care product category thanks to Webb’s supply of hand sanitizer products, lip balm and mints...

Cosmetics Brand Glossier Wins Trademark for Millennial Pink Pouch
August 27, 2020 at 9:05 am

Glossier is one of the biggest names in cosmetics right now, and the pouch, as we've seen, is everywhere. With health and wellness products so popular in the promo world and Millennial Pink so popular everywhere, there's always a chance a customer asks for something similar

'If Anything, We're Worse Off': What's Going On With America's PPE Supply Chain? (and How the Market Has Changed in Promo)
August 19, 2020 at 9:59 am

After shortages early in the coronavirus pandemic, America’s PPE supply seems to have caught up. But why do so many hospitals and frontline health workers say they still don’t have enough? In this story, we look at the disconnect between supply and demand, plus revisit PPE in the promotional products industry to see how the market has changed and where it might go...

These Are the Most Effective Face Mask Types (According to New Study)
August 13, 2020 at 10:57 am

There has been little debate among public health professionals that widespread mask use is crucial to slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Where there has been some debate, though, is over the most effective face mask types outside of the approved medical-grade varieties. Which of the many available face coverings protects most against transmission of the virus? We finally have some data...

FDA Dangerous Hand Sanitizer List Tops 135, Adds Another U.S. Manufacturer
August 12, 2020 at 1:01 pm

The FDA’s constantly-updating list of potentially harmful hand sanitizers has now risen to more than 135 products. Another U.S.-based manufacturer has now joined the list, too, with Dallas’s Santa Cruz Biotechnology initiating a voluntary recall. Georgia-based SG24 LLC also had to recall its SkinGuard24 All-Day Hand Sanitizer after it was labeled to contain methanol...