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Bringing the UK natural and organic products industry the latest natural beauty news.

Government microbead ban spurs innovation

With the UK Government’s ban on the manufacture of products containing plastic microbeads, a plethora of new natural ingredients have seen application in the facial scrub sector, according to IRI.

Natural Beauty Yearbook launches new beauty retailing awards

Diversified Communications UK, publishers of the Natural Beauty Yearbook, the definitive guide to the natural and organic beauty industry, has today announced the launch...

Retail revolution

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, even the January sales have started appearing before we’ve sung the New Year in. Loud price slashing has always been most retailers’ preferred way of engaging with consumers, and once our interest is piqued we’re further enticed with BOGOFs, three-for-two deals and any other money-saving offer that can be dreamed up. It’s a war zone where a war of attrition is being played out to the bitter end.

Ksoni innovates with UK’s first ‘shampoo in a can’

Natural brand Ksoni has developed what it says is the UK’s first ‘shampoo in a can’ in a bid to reduce single-use plastics in bathrooms across more UK.

EarthKind launches with eco-friendly shampoo bars

Formulated by trichologist Tony Maleedy, EarthKind Shampoo Bars have been created to help protect the health of hair and scalp, as well as the planet.

Lucy Bee enters organic skincare sector

Lucy Bee has launched its first organic skincare offer along with a four-strong line of organic soaps.

Purepotions introduces natural hair care offer

Purepotions has formulated a range of natural hair care products made from biodegradable, plant-based raw materials, including organic cold-pressed oils, essential oils and herbal...

Lavera creates limited edition cosmetics line for summer

Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has launched a limited edition Natural Pastel collection inspired by the floral shades of summer.

Vitruvian Man expands organic skincare line

Natural and organic men’s grooming start-up Vitruvian Man has added a trio of new products, bringing its total collection to five.

Going beyond green

As insiders shift their focus from green beauty to blue beauty, Rosie Greenaway takes a dive into this mysterious sub-section of beauty.

Petit Jovial: capsule collection for babies and beyond

Fledgling natural and vegan skincare brand Petit Jovial has launched with a line of products gentle enough for babies, yet efficacious enough for adults.

Green People to donate 10% of profits to The Ehlers-Danlos Support...

Green People is donating 10% of net profits generated by its September sales to its charity partner of the year, The Ehlers-Danlos Support UK.

Atlantis Skincare takes holistic approach to beauty

New handmade British brand, Atlantis Skincare has launched its natural skincare range of products, which has been devised to introduce a mindful approach to beauty.

Mumma loves bathtime

Mumma Love Organics has introduced a collection of bathtime products created specifically for babies and children. The range for babies consists of: Hair & Body...

FAIR SQUARED brings out zero waste soap line

Fairtrade brand FAIR SQUARED has introduced a range of soap bars using natural organic ingredients and offering varieties for face, hair and body.

Unilever’s Love Beauty & Planet brand makes UK debut

Unilever’s new ‘responsible beauty’ brand Love Beauty & Planet has arrived in the UK, with further launches into Europe expected later this year.

Recycle at Boots scheme rolled out to 700 stores

Following a 50-store trial, Boots has expanded its Recycle at Boots scheme to 700 stores so customers can return hard-to-recycle empties.

Weleda treats models at LFW

Once again Weleda sponsored The Model Zone for London Fashion Week earlier this month, for the eleventh year running.

ORGANii gets hands on

UK natural and organic brand ORGANii has extended its personal care range to include two new hand creams which are certified vegan and Soil Association COSMOS Natural.

Brush up on beauty with benecos

Natural and organic beauty brand benecos has introduced a range of eight colourful vegan make-up brushes and a sponge.