July 2022: OTC Product News

This month's featured products include prenatal supplements, an intensive hydrating serum, and more.

Womb Service

Manufactured by Hum Nutrition

This new 2-step prenatal supplement is formulated with 23 nutrients, including biotin, iron, vitamin B12, vitamin D3, and zinc to support fetuses and mothers before and during pregnancy. Womb Service delivers daily nutrients and supports healthy bone, brain, and visual development, and overall fetal health, according to the company. The product contains 800 mcg of folate for neutral tube development and leaves no aftertaste. Womb Service also offers choline support for fetal brain and spinal cord development.

For more information: humnutrition.com

High-Potency Hyaluronic Intensive Hydrating Serum

Manufactured by Perricone MD

Made with 4 forms and 2 natural building blocks of hyaluronic acid that helps restore moisture to the skin, this lightweight serum is used for dehydration, dryness, fine lines, loss of radiance and volume, and wrinkles. It helps skin become visibly firmer, plumper, and smoother, according to the company. A consumer study of 109 women conducted by Perricone MD said that 97% showed improvements in skin hydration within 72 hours and 80% showed improvement in the skin barrier after 8 weeks.

For more information: perriconemd.com

Apple Cider Vinegar and Ashwaganda

Manufactured by Emergen-C

Emergen-C has expanded its Botanicals line with 2 new supplements: apple cider vinegar and ashwagandha. Both come in a gummy and powder form and contain natural botanicals with key minerals and vitamins for immune health support. The apple cider vinegar supplement is infused with organic ingredients and a high-potency vitamin C for immune support, and the ashwagandha supplement can be used to reduce occasional feelings of stress. Both contain 250 mg of vitamin C as well as other antioxidants, including manganese, zinc, and B vitamins.

For more information: emergenc.com

Lipikar AP+M Triple Repair Moisturizing Cream

Manufactured by La Roche-Posay

This triple-repair moisturizer—which helps rebalance the skin’s microbiome, restore its protective barrier, and replenish skin lipids—has been shown to reduce dry and rough skin and provide hydration for 48 hours. It is formulated with ceramide 3, glycerin, La Roche-Posay prebiotic thermal water, niacinamide, and shea butter. Patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation should consult a physician before using and should not use the moisturizer on broken skin. The product is suitable for babies as young as 2 weeks and is accepted by the National Eczema Association.

For more information: laroche-posay.com