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Combe (Makers of Vagisil®) Makes Investment in Sustain Natural®, Launching a Strategic Partnership to Advance Women’s Sexual Health and Wellness

January 22, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2019--Combe Inc., the makers of Vagisil, today announced its investment in Sustain Natural, pioneers in providing natural sexual wellness products for women. Combe Inc., with seven decades of expertise in personal care products and makers of Vagisil - the brand that has been empowering women for over 40 years - will join forces with Sustain Natural to increase their impact on the women’s health industry.

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Left: Keech Combe Shetty, Vagisil CEO; Right: Meika Hollender, Sustain Natural Co-Founder + CEO (Photo Courtesy: Combe Inc. and Sustain Natural)

The strategic investment formalizes a vision shared by Vagisil CEO Keech Combe Shetty and Sustain Natural Co-Founder Meika Hollender to advance women’s sexual health and wellness. When the two women met, they immediately recognized the potential of joining forces to create more choices for women.

“We are proud to partner with Sustain Natural, a unique brand of earth-friendly tampons, condoms, lubricants and other products with a commitment to putting women’s health first,” said Vagisil CEO Keech Combe Shetty. “Together, we will be better positioned to deliver even more quality products for women, while prioritizing their intimate health, and at the same time, being conscious of the environment.”

Combe’s heritage and overall mission to empower women is based on 70 years of expertise in developing personal care products and perpetual innovation. Its products are developed by expert scientists and trusted by women worldwide. Sustain Natural has an unwavering commitment to using natural ingredients, and to addressing women’s sexual health needs.

“The time is now for Sustain Natural to partner with a company that has always been deeply committed to changing the narrative around vaginal health, and breaking the stigma around women’s sexuality,” said Sustain Natural Co-Founder Meika Hollender. “It makes sense that we join forces, given our combined dedication to women’s health, and I am excited to see what we can achieve together as a result of this exciting venture.”

Keech Combe Shetty and Meika Hollender will come together publicly for the first time to announce this strategic investment at BlogHer Health, a gathering of 500+ content creators in Los Angeles, Calif. between January 24-25, 2019.

About Combe Incorporated

Combe Inc., “the most personal Personal Care company in the world,” is a privately held manufacturer and marketer of personal care, beauty, and over-the-counter drug products. Its women’s health brands include Vagisil ®, a trusted line of feminine products, which for the past 40 years has been dedicated to creating effective vaginal health solutions and an open forum to address issues that affect women most. Founded in 1949, Combe Inc. is in the third generation of its family leadership, with global headquarters in White Plains, New York. To learn more about Vagisil ®, please visit  Vagisil.com. To learn more about Combe Inc, please visit Combe.com.

About Sustain Natural

Sustain Natural is committed to always putting women’s health first, which means its products are more natural and more vagina-friendly than traditional brands. Bonus points for taking care of Mother Earth as well. Environmentalists at their core, they create all of their products with the planet in mind. From sourcing Fair Rubber for their latex condoms, to using organic ingredients in their personal care products, Sustain Natural believes in building a brand that makes the world a better place. Since its inception, Sustain Natural has always been committed to women with its dedicated fund 10%4Women, in which 10% of profits go to organizations including Planned Parenthood to provide access to reproductive healthcare and family planning services for low-income women in the U.S. To learn more, visit www.sustainnatural.com

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CONTACT: Media

RXMD for Combe Inc.

Sophia Ononye, 646-599-8630

sononye@rxmedyn.com

Sustain Natural

Kate Fraser, 917-318-6758

kate@sustainnatural.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN OTHER CONSUMER HEALTH ENVIRONMENT RETAIL COSMETICS SPECIALTY CONSUMER MEDICAL SUPPLIES GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Combe Inc.

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