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URBANA, IOWA (September 22, 2008) — Aura Cacia®, America's leading aromatherapy company, has introduced Aura Cacia Fair Trade Certified™ Nourishing Body Polish. The line of three aromatic body scrubs strips away dull skin with organic, Fair Trade Certified sugar cane granules and restores the skin’s natural vitality. Available in lavender, patchouli/sweet orange and ginger/mint blends, all three body polishes are free of synthetic fragrances, colors and preservatives.
“This is the first body polish that contains Fair Trade Certified raw sugar cane granules as an exfoliating agent," says Mindy Seiffert, Aura Cacia’s Senior Brand Manager. "So not only do consumers receive a direct benefit for themselves, but their purchase also supports better lives for farming families through fair prices, direct trade, community development, and environmental stewardship.”
The aromatherapy benefits of the 100-percent pure essential oils used in the body polishes are especially pronounced in the bath and shower, where the aromas fill the air, the oils absorb readily into the warmed skin, and the spa-like environment enhances the bather’s experience. "Organic Fair Trade Certified raw sugar cane granules lift away dull skin and creamy shea butter, coconut oil, and vitamin E restore the skin’s vitality and radiance with every use," says Seiffert.
Each of the three body polishes is packaged in an attractive, shatterproof, recyclable container and has a suggested retail price of $10.99. Aura Cacia Fair Trade Certified Nourishing Body Polishes are available at Whole Foods Market stores and independent natural retailers nationwide. They will also be featured at Natural Products Expo East in Boston, Massachusetts, during October 16-18, 2008 at booth number 926.
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Aura Cacia® Aromatherapy
Aura Cacia provides consumers with personal-care products made with 100% pure essential oils. Aura Cacia® fulfills consumers' desires for comfort, health and safety in personal care products by combining the benefits of aromatherapy with practical products that can be used every day by the whole family. A sister brand, Aura Cacia Organics®, offers an extensive selection of organic aromatherapy products. Aura Cacia and Aura Cacia Organics are brands of Frontier Natural Products Co-op™. Find out more about Aura Cacia at www.auracacia.com.
Frontier Natural Products Co-op™
Founded in 1976 and based in Norway, Iowa, Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ offers a full line of natural and organic products under the Frontier, Simply Organic®, Aura Cacia® and Aura Cacia Organics® brands. Products include culinary herbs, spices and baking flavors; bulk herbs and spices; and natural and organic aromatherapy products. Frontier's goal is to provide consumers with the highest-quality organic and natural products while supporting and promoting social and environmental responsibility. For more information, visit Frontier's website at www.frontiercoop.com.