UK organic beauty sales up 20%

The organic health and beauty sector delivered a standout performance in 2014 with UK sales of certified products reaching £44.6 million, up 20% year-on-year, according to the Soil Association’s Organic Market Report 2015. Exports have also grown, according to the report, with export revenue topping £10 million for the first time. This growth has been […]

March 11, 2015 Continue Reading

Soil Association hits out at beauty brand “greenwashing”

The Soil Association’s policy director Peter Melchett has hit out at “greenwashing” claims made by some natural beauty brands. In a talk at the Organic & Natural Beauty Show (3 June), he highlighted a number of harmful chemicals found in beauty products labelled as ‘organic’ and ‘natural’ or ‘nature inspired’. Melchett said that ingredients often […]

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