Natural Beauty

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British Beauty Council executives recognized in New Year Honours List

The 2022 New Year Honours List saw Millie Kendall and Helena Grzesk recognized for their contributions to the cosmetics industry.

B Corp forms new coalition to deliver ‘beauty for good’

A group of 26 B Corp beauty brands have formed a new coalition to ‘improve social and environment practices of the beauty industry’.

John Lewis takes a punt on this year’s top beauty trends

In December John Lewis launched its Beauty Bets report outlining the key trends across skincare, make-up, fragrance and wellness for 2022.

Kinetic marketing campaign to focus on JASON oral care

To maximize brand exposure during National Smile Month, Kinetic will be embarking on a campaign to highlight JASON's oral care offer.

Major new beauty acquisition for H&B

In a move announced in mid-December, H&B has acquired blow LTD – the UK's leading mobile beauty service business.

Nootropics and nutricosmetics: 2022 wellness trends revealed

Nootropics and nutricosmetics are the two wellness and beauty trends predicted by Novastell to drive NPD in 2022.

Formula Botanica makes £30k donation to Plantlife and TreeSisters

Formula Botanica has this year made a £30,000 charity donation shared between two non-profits, Plantlife and TreeSisters.

CEW UK celebrates beauty industry achievers

On Monday, CEW UK celebrated the 20th anniversary of the annual Achiever Awards to recognize outstanding talent in the beauty industry.

Bamford invites fragrance lovers into the wild with perfume duo

Bamford has launched two new fine fragrances, housed in the brand’s signature green glass bottles and made with 80% organic alcohol.

Faith in Nature teams with Embargo for sustainable rewards scheme

Faith in Nature has extended its ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ ethos with a new sustainable rewards scheme created in partnership with Embargo.

Terre Verdi introduces refills to save money and planet

In a bid to reduce its environmental impact, natural beauty brand Terre Verdi is offering refills when customers repurchase its skincare.

Skin Sapiens creates quartet of gender-neutral facial serums

Skin Sapiens’ new gender-neutral facial serums are designed to enhance and hydrate the skin with formulations to suit individual concerns.

Don’t launch a brand unless it’s planet positive, advises SBC

Following the launch of the Planet Positive Beauty Guide, members of the Sustainable Beauty Coalition speak live from COP26.

2021 Sustainable Beauty Awards winners announced

During a virtual ceremony hosted by Ecovia Intelligence, the winners of the Sustainable Beauty Awards 2021 have been revealed.

Planet Positive Beauty Guide launched to help consumers make greener choices

The British Beauty Council’s Sustainable Beauty Coalition has announced the launch of the Planet Positive Beauty Guide.

MONO Skincare creates ‘world’s first’ skincare tablets

Offering what it says is the world’s first skincare tabs, MONO Skincare is launching with a line including cleanser, moisturizer and serum.

Call to action for SMEs ahead of COP26

Sustainable Beauty Coalition’s advisory board members hear benefits of pledging support to the SME Climate Commitment ahead of COP26.

Lavera formulates new ‘sleeping’ skincare line

Lavera has created a new ‘sleeping range’ to specifically target the skin during its nightly repair phase when cell regeneration doubles.

Global cosmetics consortium launches for environmental impact assessment

Henkel, L’Oréal, LVMH, Natura & Co and Unilever announce global consortium to develop environmental impact assessment for cosmetics products.

Vegan Society report shows 97% of shoppers want more vegan cosmetics

A new report by The Vegan Society has found that 97% of British shoppers want more vegan-verified cosmetics and toiletries.