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New & Notable from Ceremonia, Timberland and Spotify

Also: Grill sales saw substantial increase through 2021.
Today’s notable releases: Ceremonia hair care products, Timberland boots and slides and Spotify’s Car Thing.
Today’s notable releases: Ceremonia hair care products, Timberland boots and slides and Spotify’s Car Thing.Ceremonia ; Spotify ; Timberland

New & Notable is our daily highlight of recent shopping news, new product launches, notable sales and deals and more.

The grilling industry saw a very positive 2021 with sales rising 14 percent over the previous year, according to new NPD Group data. We know Select readers enjoy grilling and have spoken to experts regularly to recommend your best options, from pellet grills and gas grills to portable grills, each of which saw an uptick in sales. All combined, NPD projects the industry as a whole saw $6.1 billion in sales last year. NPD also reported increased sales last year for tangential grilling goods — if you’re considering a new grill, we recommend these grilling accessories, and here's the best way to keep your grill clean. Since grills can make for quite an investment, you may be looking to finance the purchase: Here are the best credit cards to consider in February.

SKIP AHEAD Sales and deals

With our dive below into Ceremonia’s new scalp scrub, we recently spoke to dermatologists about face washes for acne-prone skin and got a beauty writer’s take on Supergoop!’s Daily Dose SPF 40 Oil — our colleagues at Shop TODAY learned how to avoid common skin care mistakes.

Ceremonia debuts scalp scrub and deep conditioning mask

Ceremonia, a Latino-owned business we previously covered, debuted the Papaya Scalp Scrub and Mascarilla de Babassu, which are sold separately and as a set. The Papaya Scalp Scrub is a whipped shampoo that contains papaya enzymes and Bolivian sea salt to exfoliate the scalp, Ceremonia says — in our guide to scalp scrubs, experts told us exfoliating buffs dead skin cells and oil on the surface of your scalp. The scrub also contains moisturizing guava leaf and prickly pear cactus extracts. The Mascarilla de Babassu deep conditioning mask is designed to rejuvenate dry, damaged, frizzy hair, similar to the benefits some leave-in conditioners offer, the brand says. It’s formulated with aloe vera and multiple oils the brand says nourishes hair, as well as ashwagandha root to prevent premature graying and strengthen hair, according to Ceremonia.

Timberland releases new boots and slides

Timberland products previously made our list of the best gardening boots, and the brand released a new work boot for women: The Women’s Hypercharge. The brand said the boots are designed with waterproof leather and offer an asymmetrical composite safety toe as well as electrical hazard protection, among other features. Additionally, Timberland introduced the Anti-Fatigue Slide, which you can wear around the house as slippers or outdoors. It’s available in unisex sizing, the brand said. The slide boasts shock-absorbing, geometric technology to support feet, according to Timberland, and a one-piece EVA strap across the top.

Spotify launches car smart player

Spotify’s Car Thing is a new car smart player that allows those with Spotify Premium accounts to play and control audio from the streaming service. First, to power the Car Thing, you use the included cable and power adapter to connect the device to a 12V power outlet in your car. Then you connect the Car Thing to your phone via Bluetooth (it’s compatible with iOS 14 and Android 8 or above). And finally, you connect your phone to your car via Bluetooth or an AUX cord. To control the Car Thing, you can touch the screen or use the built-in dial and preset buttons. The Car Thing also responds to voice commands and it comes with three different mounts: a CD mount, dash mount and vent mount.

Ongoing February sales

  • HP is offering up to 70 percent off select laptops, desktops, monitors and more.
  • Express is offering up to 70 percent off clearance items through March 3.
  • Old Navy is offering up to 60 percent off sitewide through March 6 and up to 75 percent off clearance through Feb. 25.
  • Nordstrom is offering up to 60 percent off select items through Feb. 27.
  • Lee is offering 35 percent off with code FLASH35 through Feb. 27.
  • 1-800-Flowers is offering up to 30 percent off air-purifying plants and succulents.
  • Williams Sonoma is offering up to 30 percent off small appliances like air fryers, coffee machines, blenders and more during its Spring Electrics Event.
  • Brooklyn Bedding is offering 25 percent off in-store and online through March 1.
  • Saks Fifth Avenue is offering 25 percent off select Apparis items until February 24.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond is offering up to 20 percent off cookware and appliances during The Beyond Cooking Event.
  • The Sill is offering up to 20 percent off top-selling plants while supplies last.
  • Misen is offering 20 percent off its Nonstick Pan and a free Mixing Spatula with code NSGIFT20 through today.
  • Levoit is offering 15 percent off select products with code PRESIDENTS15 through Feb. 24.
  • Casper is offering up to $595 off mattresses and 10 percent off accessories using the code PRESDAY22.
  • Factor is offering $120 off your first five boxes with code FACTORPRESIDENTS22 through the end of February.
  • Dyson is offering $200 off the V7 Motorhead Origin through today.

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