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New Products for Thursday, June 13, 2013

Our weekly showcase of what's new in shopping trends
2013-06-12T18:30:00Z New Products for Thursday, June 13, 2013Compiled by Philip Potempa,, (219) 852-4327

Brushing up

The Electrolux Precision Brushroll unit uses a new technology, completely enclosed inside the vacuum, that clears tangled hair at the touch of a button. Voted "Best in Category" winner for floor care and cleaning appliances at the 2013 Housewares Design Awards, this lightweight and easy-to-maneuver vacuum is armed with cyclonic technology that never loses suction. Designed for all surfaces in the home, Precision's one-touch quick-release wand and deluxe stretch hose provide extended reach for cleaning high and low, while the three-in-one Versatool allows for easy cleaning of corners, crevices and stairs.

WHERE TO BUY: $299.99 at at Lowe's, Best Buy, Macy's and Costco

Summer scent

Looking for the French connections or just a fresh fragrance to welcome the warm season, for the perfect summer scent, the line by L'Occitane is a classic approach. The Provencal Eaux de Cologne Collection brings hints of floral, citrus and aromatic options with Ravissante, Universelle and Captivante. Both women and men can enjoy these irresistible fragrances inspired by summer in Provence. And to add a cool twist to this time of year, refrigerate it for an extra-refreshing take on the L'Occitane's fragrance.

WHERE TO BUY: $52 at

Summer shield

It is common knowledge that daily usage of an SPF helps prevent skin cancer. New recent research confirms that an SPF, when used often enough, also prevents wrinkles and signs of aging. The new Kiss My Face sun care collection contains Hydresia for added moisture and anti aging benefits. Kiss My Face uses sunscreens such as titanium dioxide and natural zinc oxide to provide full broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection. The Kiss My Face Factor SPF 30 and SPF 50 with Hydresia are especially favored for protection for the most over exposed and fragile areas like the face and neck. Rich in natural antioxidants to help fight the signs of aging as well as skin soothing aloe and cooling cucumber extracts, it uses green tea extract, peptides and licorice extract help fight free radicals to reduce the signs of aging. It is fragrance free and water resistant

WHERE TO BUY: $12.95 to $13.95 at Whole Foods and

Water ready

Summer is swim and sun season. But the chlorine in pools is harsh on both hair and skin. Dr. Andrew Chadeayne is the inventor of SwimSpray, a new product invented just three years ago, originally created as not only a protective barrier for the body, but also a way to eliminate the lingering odor once the pool chemical dry. The vital component used in SwimSpray are Vitamin C.

WHERE TO BUY: $12.95 at

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