DS Healthcare Group, Inc., doing business as DS Laboratories, develops proprietary technologies and products for hair care and personal care needs. The company has a network of retailers across North America and distributors throughout Europe, Asia and South America. The company researches and develops (formulates) its own products. The company offers various lines of products, such as hair care, skin care, personal care, and OTC drugs (for export only). The company formulates, markets, and sells these products through specialty retailers, spas, salons, department stores, pharmacies, and other distributors. The company’s products are primarily sold under its ‘DS Laboratories’ brand. The company also sells certain products under its ‘Polaris Labs’ and ‘Sigma Skin’ brands. Products The company’s principal products are as follows: Hair Care The company has developed a line of shampoos and conditioners, which includes products primarily designed to treat thinning hair, dandruff, and other common hair care conditions. Revita Shampoo and Revita.Cor Conditioner Revita and Revita LT are hair stimulating shampoos. Revita.Cor is the company’s hair stimulating conditioner. Revita uses a combination of materials primarily designed to maintain scalp vitality and act on follicle dysfunctions. This formulation is developed completely without the use of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Sodium Laureth Sulfate, commonly used low cost detergents in shampoos and cleansers that are linked to skin irritation, drying, and hair loss due to follicle attack. It contains a high concentration of caffeine, among other ingredients. Revita LT is formulated for customers with lighter colored hair. Spectral The company’s Spectral line of topical lotions and sprays are designed for men with advanced androgenic alopecia – male pattern baldness. Spectral.DNC, a spray formula, Spectral.DNC-L, a lotion, is designed to re-grow hair through multiple pathways. One of the active ingredients in Spectral DNC and DNC-L is Procyanidin B-2 complex. This treatment uses approximately 10 active compounds that trigger different processes in the scalp to generate healthy hair and contains nanosome microspheres to improve absorption into the skin. Spectral DNC and Spectral DNC-L are sold outside the United States. The company’s Spectral DNC-N, sold in the United States, is a spray formula and is the first treatment to employ Nanoxidil 5%, a new alternative to existing formulations offering h high efficacy, low molecular weight, and no known side effects. Spectral.RS is a topical treatment for men and women with advanced androgenic alopecia. It is designed to address multiple causes that lead to thinning hair, such as perifollicular fibrosis and internal factors, such as stress, hormonal disturbances, lack of vitamins and mineral salts, and the use of certain medications. Dandrene Dandrene is an antifungal shampoo designed to treat itchy scalp and dandruff. The product includes antimycotic properties, which inhibit the infectious fungi that generate dandruff scales. Skin Care Hydroviton Hydroviton is a skin cleanser, developed for oily and acne prone skin. Keramene Keramene is formulated to suppress hair growth and softens remaining hair strands. Keramene combines plant hormones, natural palmatine and nondihydroguaiaretic acid. Oligo Oligo.DX is a cream that is designed to improve the appearance of cellulite from women’s thighs, hips and buttocks. It contains a liposomal complex of caffeine and escin among other ingredients. Trioxil Trioxil (bisazulene gel) is an acne cream. It contains Ichthyol Pale among other ingredients, which has been shown to reduce skin blemishes under an independent study conducted on 101 test persons who were treated with a formulation containing 1% of ICHTHYOL PALE. Personal Care Nirena Nirena is an intimate feminine care cleanser developed without cheap detergents, harsh chemicals, and low pH tolerances, which are generally found in other commercially available products. The principle active ingredient in Nirena is Brazilian Peppertree extract. Spectral Lash Spectral Lash is a product based on advanced bio-peptides that are designed to grow and increase the length and girth of eyelash hair. The bio-peptides include SymPeptide 226EL, which under independent studies conducted by Symrise Corporation. Sales and Marketing The company is marketing its products directly to salons, pharmacies, spas, department stores and specialty retailers in an effort to foster greater brand loyalty. However, a majority of its sales are made to distributors. The company sells its products in the U.S. and internationally, principally through the U.S. based distributors and in Mexico through its Mexican distributor, Divine Skin Laboratories, S.A. DE C.V. Sales Channels The company sells its products to approximately 220 retailers, distributors and wholesale groups. It has begun retailing its products directly to the consumer on its Website. Research and Development During 2014, the company expensed $285,157 to research and development. Proprietary Rights In 2013, the company filed two patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPO) titled ‘Compositions and Methods for Treatment of Hair Loss’ for two of its formulations. This patent is pending with the USPO. The company has obtained various U.S. trademarks, such as DS Laboratories, Aminexil, Revita, Spectral.DNC and Oligo.DX, Trioxil, Nanoxidil and Sigma Skin. Competition The company’s products, in general, compete against products distributed by national and international hair care, skin care and personal care companies, including but not limited to, Johnson and Johnson and Proctor and Gamble. History The company, a Florida corporation, was founded in 2007. It was formerly known as Divine Skin Inc. and changed its name to DS Healthcare Group, Inc. in 2012.
ds healthcare group inc (DSKX:NASDAQ CM)
1601 Green Road
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
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