Palmetto Parent 2010 August issue : Page 5

NEWPRODUCTS Scartini cosmetic cocktail Touted as a refreshing new cocktail that heals stretch marks and scars from Caesarean sections in days, Scartini promises to make tummies and legs look fabulous again. Plant extracts and a moisturizing antioxidant work the prod-uct’s magic. It was developed by a former contestant of the television series “The Apprentice”and the chief plastic surgery resident at the University of Pittsburgh. It costs $30 at www. Zibits mini collectible robots Zibits, a new line of miniature collect-ible robots from Senario, have sprung to remote-controlled life at the creative hands of children. Twelve different models — each just over two-inches long — are available for about $10 each. They’re recommended for children ages 8 and older. Play sets to build virtual communities are also available. They can be found at Toys ‘R’ Us, and Dr. Angela Schweiger Accepting New Patients Personalized, comfortable, meticulous and unhurried dental care for adults and children. That’s what you should expect from your family dentist. That’s what Dr. Angela Schweiger and her team provide you at Rice Creek Family Dentistry in Columbia SC. HAVE yOU FOUND A COOL PRODUCT yOUR KIDS LOVE? HAVE A SUGGESTION FOR A NEW PRODUCTWE SHOULD FEATURE? LET US KNOWABOUT IT. E-MAIL MDBURNS@SCPARENTMAGAzINES. COM OR DISCUSS IT ON MOMS-LIKEME.COM. NEW PRODUCTS ARE COMPILED By MICHAEL BURNS. Biodegradable Paper Mates Unlike pens and pencils made from petroleum-based plastics, as many are, Paper Mate’s new line of biodegradable pens and mechanical pencils features parts that won’t plague the environment for years. The pens and pencils are made from corn and naturally decompose, and the plastic-free packaging is made completely from recycled materials. The pens cost $1.70 each, the pencils $2.70, at major retailers such as Kmart and Office Depot. August 2010 Palmetto Parent 5 1630

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