LONDON – Many brands that were once popular still get exposure through popular media, especially through photography and movies. We happened upon one razor brand, Personna, in the back of a 1960s photo of Roger Daltrey of The Who. The rocker is standing a block or two away from theMORE HERE

CHATTANOOGA – Many of America’s best known consumer healthcare brands were caught up in a “voluntary” recall of contaminated products. Johnson & Johnson announced the recall late Friday, January 15th. The Food and Drug Administration issued a formal warning to J&J after an audit of the company’s Puerto Rican plant.MORE HERE

Need to feel better when you travel? The name synonymous with seasickness was Mothersill’s, first registered as a trademark in 1926. Made by the Mothersill Remedy Company of Montreal and New York, it was first Mothersill’s Seasick Remedy. Somehow, the brand’s marketing did not translate to the jet era, andMORE HERE WidgetsIt’s summer. You go to the beach. There is that SMELL.What smell is it? Coppertone smell? Hawaiian Tropic smell? Bain de Soliel? That got us thinking, just a day after we wrote about Sea & Ski. What are the TOP sunscreen brands of all time? And why? And whatMORE HERE

LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS – Back in the early 20th century, there was one brand for women’s problems. It was Lydia Pinkham’s. The Midol of its time, it cured all sorts of ailments for women. Back then with medicines, they often cured MANY ailments. We knew nothing of the brand until weMORE HERE

I recently became aware that a longtime heritage brand, Colgate Shave Cream, manufactured by a heritage company has been discontinued. This leaves them with only the Mennen aftershave lines Afta and Skin Bracer. Colgate-Palmolive continues to produce tubes of Palmolive shave cream in several foreign markets.The traditional aerosol shave creams (notMORE HERE