Procter & Gamble has launched a new range in the Pantene Nature Care brand that promises free-flowing smooth hair. It claims to contain a cocktail of natural ingredients that include aloe vera, calendula and ginger. It is available at major supermarkets and pharmacies. The Smoothness & Life Shampoo and Conditioner are priced Rs 64 and Rs 129 for 75 ml and 175 ml packs each. Hair mask is Rs 199.

Coffee time

Havells India has launched a new coffee maker named Donato Espresso. The coffee maker comes with a glass carafe that allows users to see what is happening inside and has a detachable steam nozzle and drip tray function which helps in the cleaning of the product more efficiently. It is available across the country, through exclusive Havells Galaxy stores and multi retail outlets. It is priced at Rs 4,895.

Ion out the kinks

Sharp has launched air purifiers with Plasmacluster Ion Technology for the indoors. It is designed to work by generating negative and positive ions to neutralise all harmful substances such as pollen dust, allergens, virus, mould, gases and foul smell not just from the air but also from the surface of things kept indoors. The technology has been certified by the Asthma Society of India and British Allergy Foundation. The purifiers can be used wherever the threat of air and surface contamination remains high, such as doctors’ offices, homes, toilets, wardrobes, and public spaces such as hotels and theatres. They are priced Rs 14, 990 to Rs 57, 990 and are available through retail outlets across India.

New range

Marico’s Parachute Advansed has launched a 2-in-1 deep conditioning massager kit. This product has a massager on one side and brush on another. There is a button to activate the massager. It is available across retail outlets at an introductory price of Rs 147 for 190 ml.

Smart & bright

Karbonn Mobiles has announced the launch of the Karbonn Smart Titanium 1, a quad-core CPU smartphone powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It claims to deliver a superior mobile experience for voice, Web browsing, games, user interfaces while its in-built Adreno 203 GPU supports higher HD resolution display and other graphics applications. It is supported by a 1600mAh battery. It comes with a high-performance 5MP camera with flash capability. It carries a digital front camera for video calling and supports 3G connectivity. Priced at Rs 10,990, it is exclusively available at the company’s Web site.

(This article was published on February 7, 2013)
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