Natural Beauty News

The latest industry, company and retail news from the world of natural and organic beauty

Beauty Kitchen takes sustainable beauty to ‘new level’

UK sustainable beauty brand Beauty Kitchen has announced the launch of what it says is the world’s first full-circle zero waste programme: Return. Refill. Repeat.

Charity claims ‘world first’ for vegan efficacy test for cosmetics producers

The Vegan Society is claiming a world first for its new in vitro efficacy test, developed by UK-based microbiological testing laboratory MSL.

Hey Girls says ‘Do it in your pants. Period.’ as it...

Period product manufacture and campaigner Hey Girls has created a range of comfortable and strong, yet proudly stylish, period and wee-proof pants.

Upcycling trend grows in cosmetics industry

The trend for using food by-products as raw materials for cosmetics and bodycare is gaining momentum, according to Ecovia Intelligence.

UK microbead ban to go ahead this year

As part of his speech The Unfrozen Moment - Delivering A Green Brexit, UK Secretary of State Michael Gove has said that legislation will...

RosehipPLUS range flies in from Down Under

The RosehipPLUS range is now available in the UK, harnessing the soothing, rejuvenating benefits of rosehip oil sourced from Chile.

Indie Beauty Expo’s UK debut in the capital

On 24 October London welcomed a new trade and consumer show to the UK – the Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) – with a two-day exhibition held in the city’s Old Truman Brewery. The New York City-born event was designed to introduce independent global beauty labels to press, buyers, bloggers and the public.

Antipodes’ new anti-pollution serum is a winner

Winner of the Judge’s Choice Award at Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019, Blessing Anti-Pollution Light Face Serum is the latest launch from Antipodes.

Simone Thomas formulates hair care supplements

New from trichologist Simone Thomas comes a food supplement brand launching with a vegan and vegetarian two-piece collection.

Two-in-one hand wash hybrid from Green People

Green People has added to its hand care range with a germ-fighting two-in-one organic Deep-Cleansing Hand Foam, for use with or without water.

Come as you are

Natural beauty has progressed in terms of products but does it still have a way to go with inclusivity? Sharna Waid investigates. 

Jason hits the streets

London streets have been awash with Jason hair care following a two-month sampling campaign with the free wellbeing title Balance Magazine.

New male grooming brand promises No Gunk

No Gunk is a new male grooming brand that creates 100% natural, chemical-free and ethical products with zero residue and zero chemicals.

Weleda-sponsored LFWM Men’s Model Zone goes east

Weleda once again sponsored the Men’s Model Zone at London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) earlier this month, in a new location near the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, East London.

Andalou Naturals brings CannaCell to UK

Natural bodycare brand Andalou Naturals has launched its botanical product line CannaCell onto the UK market.

New DfE scheme sees free reusable period products available in schools

As a part of a new Department for Education scheme, the Mooncup menstrual cup is available for free to pupils at all state schools and colleges in England.

Go wild with Natura Siberica

Natura Siberica has introduced a range of affordable, certified organic and vegan skincare based on five hand-picked, wild-harvested plants from Siberia.

Face value

Rosie Greenaway learns the importance of taking your face off at the end of the day to avoid skin breakouts and the dreaded maskne.

Antipodes stars at Cannes

Kinetic has secured a prestigious advertising space for organic skincare brand Antipodes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

BNF questions efficacy of oral beauty ingredients

Even though the global beauty supplements market is expected to reach US$7,100 million by 2023, a review by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) says there is little evidence to support some ingredients used in popular oral beauty supplements.