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Alternative nutrition A beta carotene-rich vegetable—Daucus carota—widely regarded as a ‘healthy food’; consumption of carrots is said to decrease the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, strokes, and macular degeneration
Vox populi A popular term for any incentive for a person to do something
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The Red Bush & Babassu Head-To-Toe Lotion has shea lotion, cocoa butter, babassu oil, carrot oil and red bush extract.
South Beach Sun developed the domestic market for carrot oil sun care products, says chief executive officer Lucien Campolo.
Strickland has expanded its trusted Blue Magic family of products with new cream-based conditioners made with such natural ingredients as carrot oil, olive oil and tea tree oil.
It is formulated with extracts of spearmint, peppermint and balm mint with fruit acids and carrot oil. The suggested retail price for 5.9 ounces is $7.99.
Strickland has expanded its Black & White brand to include a newer line of natural soaps made with such ingredients as olive oil, cocoa and shea butter, peppermint and carrot oil. The top-seller is Black Soap, made with Cupuacu Butter.
Targeting girls between the ages of 5 and 12, the products extend the company's Sofn'free n' pretty brand for girls, which is formulated with botanical ingredients, including cucumber, tea tree oil, shea butter and carrot oil.
Another natural extract that has found its way into sun care products is carrot oil. Hawaiian Tropics introduced a product this year called Protective Tanning Dry Oil 15 SPF, which is enriched with carrot seed extracts and beta carotene.
The first is a four-step hair and scalp restoration system that includes an uplifting shampoo, a temple balm in gel form for application to areas of hair loss, an intensive conditioning treatment intended to strengthen and repair damaged hair, and carrot oil or olive oil.
Carrot oil, for example, is emerging as a popular alternative in the tanning segment of the sun care category.