Japan's #1 Skincare Line Expands Into Select Walgreens

            Japan's #1 Skincare Line Expands Into Select Walgreens

Super Hyaluronic Acid™-powered Hada Labo Tokyo™ enters top beauty doors

PR Newswire

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., April 29, 2014

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mentholatum Company, a
division of Japan's Rhoto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., expands distribution of
its Hada Labo Tokyo™ skincare line into more than 2,000 Walgreens, the
country's largest drugstore chain. States boasting the highest concentration
of doors carrying Hada Labo Tokyo™ include California, Florida, Illinois,
Texas and Wisconsin. 

One of the few Japanese skincare brands to enter the US mass market, Hada Labo
Tokyo™ launched online at Drugstore.com, Ulta.com and in all 550 Ulta stores
in the fall of 2013 as the US counterpart of Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.'s
best-selling Japanese skincare range, Hada Labo.

"We're thrilled to make Hada Labo Tokyo™ more accessible by expanding our
Drugstore.com relationship, enabling us to have a presence within Walgreens
brick and mortar locations," said Katherine Tocheff, Director of Marketing and
Innovation: Skin Care and Lip Care for The Mentholatum Company. "US sales of
Hada Labo Tokyo™ have exceeded expectations on every level. By bringing Hada
Labo Tokyo™ to Walgreens, we are poised for continued and accelerated growth."

The complete Hada Labo Tokyo™ line offers 5 lightweight, hydrating and
anti-aging products, each featuring Super Hyaluronic Acid™, a patented,
powerful combination of 3 types of hyaluronic acid, designed to restore and
strengthen skin's natural hydrating ability and youthful qualities. Prices
range from $11.99 for the Hydrating Facial Cleanser to $24.99 for Skin
Plumping Gel Cream, a combination serum and moisturizer delivering the highest
line's highest concentration of Super Hyaluronic Acid™.

About Hada Labo Tokyo
Hada Labo Tokyo™ is the first Japanese skincare line to launch at U.S. mass
retailers. It is a new generation of lightweight and deeply hydrating
anti-aging solutions for a beautifully radiant and youthful complexion. This
complete line looks to the power of super hyaluronic acid for superior deep
hydration.

About The Mentholatum Company
The Mentholatum Company is a global health and wellness company located in
Orchard Park, NY, and dedicated to providing effective solutions to consumers'
personal needs.

About Rohto Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd.
Founded in 1899, Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. is now the 2nd largest
consumer health company in Japan, establishing its position as a world leader
in manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, skin care and
health care products. Rohto has operations in 12 major markets, with
distribution in more than 150 countries globally.

SOURCE Hada Labo Tokyo

Website: http://www.hadalabotokyo.com
Contact: Meg Robinson of Tina Thomson Communications, meg@tinathomson.com,
646.792.1600
 
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