The forthcoming global guidelines for natural and organic cosmetics – ISO 16128 – are not fit for purpose according to industry experts.
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 […]
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 […]