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Jane Wolfe

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Natural Products News deputy editor Jane Wolfe re-joined NPN in 2013 having previously worked for the magazine as a sub and freelance journalist from its Steyning beginnings.

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  • company-news
    9BAR goes on the run

    June 3, 2015 Company News

    9BAR, in collaboration with UK charity SolarAid, is organizing its first ever multi-lap trail running festival in Guildford, Surrey, from 9am-9pm on 10 October 2015. Runners can complete a maximum of 9x9km laps, alone or as part of a relay team of up to three people: Half Ultra Distance: three laps of 9km Marathon Distance: […]

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    NATRUE reports success at Membership Assembly

    June 3, 2015 Industry News, News

    NATRUE hosted its Membership Assembly in May when leading experts in the natural and organic cosmetics field gathered in Berlin to find about the organization’s development and discuss the challenges of the sector. At the assembly 16 new Members were approved from around the world – ten from Germany, two from Turkey, one each from […]

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    Ananné brings Swiss skincare experience to UK shelves

    June 3, 2015 Company News, News

    Swiss natural beauty brand ananné has launched onto the UK market offering a range of skincare essentials, packed with plant-based actives designed to nourish and rejuvenate the skin. Developed by neuroscientist Dr Urs Pohlman, ananné uses a blend of pure natural ingredients derived from plant or mineral origin and is presented in stylish packaging in a bid to […]

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    Therapeutics range blends science with organics

    June 2, 2015 Company News, News

    The just-launched Therapeutics skin, hair and bodycare range from Essentially Yours has been created by dermatologist John Hamilton to offer a comprehensive, all-natural yet scientifically-based solution to problem skin. Combining breakthrough research with pure, organic ingredients, Therapeutics is based on naturopathic rather than chemically-derived formulas which aim to address individual skin concerns such as eczema, […]

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    VOYA gives the royal treatment

    June 2, 2015 Company News, News

    During their recent historic trip to County Sligo, HRH Prince Charles and Camilla received a special gift hamper from Sligo-based organic beauty specialists, VOYA. Neil Walton from VOYA’s sister company, VOYA Seaweed Baths, was introduced to Prince Charles at Sligo Institute of Technology where they spoke about VOYA, the company’s products and the 300-year-old tradition […]

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    Protective solutions from Natural Elements

    June 2, 2015 Company News, News

    With summer just around the corner, Natural Elements has launched with a Sun Care Kit and a 10 Years Younger skincare kit. The Sun Care Kit comprises an organic facial and body oil to provide 100% UVA protection. When applied before an SPF, the oils can act as a barrier to the chemicals found in […]

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    Antipodes shows worship for NZ superfruit

    June 2, 2015 Company News, News

    The Worship Superfruit Antioxidant Serum is the latest addition to the Antipodes range. Certified organic, the serum aims to fortify skin cells against premature ageing and free radical damage using antioxidant New Zealand-grown superfruit. The serum contains Antipodes superfruit complex Vinanza Oxifend Plus, which combines the antioxidant extract Vinanza Grape with boysenberry, blackcurrant and kiwifruit […]

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    JASON’S C-Effects Creme sales get surprising boost

    June 2, 2015 Company News, News

    A boost of sales for JASON’s C-Effects Creme has come from an unexpected quarter following The Body Shop’s launch of its Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturizer, packaged in an orange jar, reminiscent of the JASON favourite, according to the brand’s distributor. “Every summer there’s a new buzz ingredient to help address summer skin concerns such […]

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    NHP turns up the volume

    June 1, 2015 Company News, News

    Natural Hair Program (NHP) has developed a range of volumizing hair care products designed to help hair look fuller and feel thicker. The products are formulated with organic bamboo extract, which has re-mineralizing, toning and revitalizing properties. It is a rich source of bioavailable silica, which is needed for the production of collagen and elastin, […]

  • industry-news
    Counterfeit cosmetics campaign launches

    May 22, 2015 Industry News, News

    Providing yet another reason to turn to natural and organic products when it comes to your skin, the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) this week launched an awareness campaign: Wake up – don’t fake up in a bid to warn people about the risks posed by counterfeit beauty products. It is estimated that in […]

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    New broccoli variety reduces LDL cholesterol

    May 21, 2015 Industry News

    The results of human trials have found that a new variety of broccoli, Beneforté, can lower low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood, high levels of which are a risk factor for heart disease. In two independent studies by the Institute of Food Research and the University of Reading, 130 subjects were given 400g […]

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    Living Nature mascara now fragrance-free

    May 21, 2015 Company News, News

    Living Nature has introduced its new and improved Thickening Mascara which is now completely free from natural fragrance, making it suitable for anyone with sensitivities. Available in Jet Black or Blackened Brown, the mascara uses halloysite clay to thicken lashes and candelilla, carnauba waxes, jojoba esters, manuka honey and tocopherol to provide smooth coverage to […]

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    Spa Technologies harnesses the ocean for high-end skincare range

    May 21, 2015 Company News, News

    A new range of skincare has been launched by Spa Technologies UK, blending natural active ingredients with a 70% seaweed base that aim to prevent the acceleration of photo-ageing and environmental stress. The range consists of 17 products and three kits, including Marine Serum; Oxygenated Correcting Pigmentation Skin Brightening Booster; Flower Peel; Laminaria Oil; Firming […]

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    Low vitamin D levels associated with depression

    May 20, 2015 Industry News

    People who have higher vitamin D levels have a lower risk of depression, according to a recent study. The research, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, employed data from the Finnish Health 2000 Survey, which studied over 5,000 participants aged 30-79 of whom 354 had been diagnosed with depressive disorder and 222 with anxiety […]

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    Folic acid increases effectiveness of blood pressure meds

    May 20, 2015 Industry News

    A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has concluded that folic acid taken with the blood pressure medication enalapril is more effective in reducing stroke than enalapril alone. A total of 20,702 adults with hypertension without history of stroke or myocardial infarction took part in The China Stroke Primary Prevention […]

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    Research confirms coconut oil as a healthier fat

    May 20, 2015 Industry News

    New research from The University of Hull has confirmed that saturated fats in virgin coconut oil appear to be significantly healthier than those found in dairy products. Although this has been shown previously through animal-based studies, the new research used human subjects. The volunteers were split into two groups and given high fat shakes made […]

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    Omega-3 and B vitamins offer Alzheimer’s hope

    May 19, 2015 Industry News

    A new study into Alzheimer’s disease has found that omega-3 fats and B vitamins can slow brain shrinkage by up to 73% in those with high homocysteine levels and initial signs of memory decline. The research, led by Professor David Smith, the scientific advisor for Food for the Brain, was published in the American Journal […]

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    ASA pulls up Juice Garden’s beetroot blood claims

    May 18, 2015 Industry News

    The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that the botanical juice bar Juice Garden breached the CAP code following a complaint challenging the statements it made on its website about two juice products. The Bloody Marvellous juice was claimed to be a ‘blood purifier’ and the beetroot in it said to ‘cleanse the blood’, which, […]

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    Love Energy Saving launches energy efficiency awards

    May 18, 2015 Industry News

    Energy price comparison specialist Love Energy Savings is on a mission to discover the most energy-savvy businesses in the UK with its Love Energy Savings Awards 2015. Designed to recognize dedication to energy efficiency, the awards span seven categories: SME Savers; Start-up Savers; Super Savers (large businesses); Innovative Savers (a single idea that has helped […]

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    Uni student preps online natural skincare store

    May 18, 2015 Industry News, News

    22-year-old Birmingham University student Marija Sakalauskaite has received funding from the European Regional Development Fund to start a natural skincare company, Skin You Love. Sakalauskaite won the funding through participation in the SPEED Plus project, organized by BCU Business School, and is now working on her business project, My Skin Story – an online shop […]

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