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New Products for Thursday, July 11, 2013

Our weekly showcase of what's new in shopping trends
2013-07-11T16:30:00Z New Products for Thursday, July 11, 2013Compiled by Philip Potempa,, (219) 852-4327

A great fit

The Journey Gym is marketed as the first ever compact, portable and truly universal gym. It is a great tool to work out and take health seriously whether on a business trip, on vacation or in the home. The program combines strength training, cardiovascular fitness and an online support community to help people reach their fitness goals with trainers including former NBC's Biggest Loser celebrity trainer Kim Lyons. The Journey Gym system comes with DVDs that walk users through individual workouts, with the longest one at just 20 minutes. The company says users who workout an average of just 85 minutes a week, lose as much as 24 pounds or 38 percent of body fat and 16 overall inches in just 10 weeks.

WHERE TO BUY: $299-$399 at

Ageless option

Sun, stress, lack of sleep and a number of other factors can contribute to the aging of your face. Nu Skin, billed as a leader in the skin care industry, has created Nu Skin ageLOC Tru Face Essence Ultra for a facial skin routine to help define skin around the eyes, neck, chin and jawline, ultimately giving a more youthful appearance. The formula promises to contour and tighten each targeted area using the cream's key ingredient Ethocyn.

WHERE TO BUY: $140 at

Shortcake shortcut

Fresh berries abound right now and guests will savor every crumb of Tastefully Simple's easy-to-make rich almond cake as a surprise alternative to traditional shortcake or angel food cake. It's easy it is to make, and only needs the addition of butter and water to create a classic dessert that's excellent served alone or topped with fresh fruit and whipped cream. Each one pound mix makes about 10 servings and its Kosher.

WHERE TO BUY: $6.99 at

Wash and go

Soon-to-be mother Kate Middleton is creating much of today's baby buzz for products. Showering and pampering any baby like royalty is easy to do with PK Baby. A new launch from Philip Kingsley, whose clientele includes royalty, PK Baby is formulated specifically for infants and young children. This ultra mild shampoo and body wash is formulated with mild cleansing agents and features a unique silky texture designed to remain on the hair during use, with less likelihood of running into eyes. It's infused with mild conditioning agents to enable trouble-free combing in all stages of baby, toddler and children's hair. It contains chamomile extract to soothe the scalp and amaranth protein to gently moisturize both the skin and hair

WHERE TO BUY: Prices $28 at

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