Naobay’s new Equilibria antioxidant range is designed to balance the skin from the outside in through a three-step regime: cleansing, toning and moisturizing. The Equilibria Gel to Milk Cleanser is a translucent gel cleanser that changes into a light cleansing milk upon contact with water. Designed to soften and cleanse, it includes olive, apricot and […]
Natural Beauty News
The latest industry, company and retail news from the world of natural and organic beauty
Green People is celebrating 20 years of organic beauty with a new special edition Damask Rose Skincare collection. Scented with rose otto, extracted by steam distillation from the damask rose, it takes 60,000 roses to produce just one ounce of rose otto, which was chosen by Green People for its soft, calming aroma to help […]
Organic skincare and supplement brand Carun has expanded its UK range of skincare products made using cannabinoids and terpenes from Cannabis sativa extract. The new products – Carun SOS Balm, Shower Gel and Hemp Oil – employ the whole cannabis plant, which makes them, rich in beneficial cannabinoids. Carun’s SOS balm is enriched with olive […]
AA Skincare has introduced a range of eight solid Shampoo Bars aimed at both home use and the summer holiday market. The bars blend antioxidant, mineral- and vitamin-rich natural ingredients with 100% pure essential oils including frankincense, rose, argan, cinnamon, peppermint and bergamot. Free from parabens, preservatives and artificial fragrances, a 50g bar provides twice […]
Australian brand The Natural Family Co (NFco) has launched a new natural oral care range featuring toothpaste and toothbrushes. NFco Natural Toothpaste is a gel formula that delivers cavity protection through xylitol, and a clean feeling mouth with the fresh taste of Australian native river mint. The toothpastes are available in Original, Sensitive, Whitening and […]
Kinetic has secured a prestigious advertising space for organic skincare brand Antipodes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
What’s going to be the biggest women’s beauty trend to cross over from America to the UK in 2014? If activist groups like the US-based Campaign for Safe Cosmetics have their way, it’s going to be full-bore consumer anger. As Natural Products goes to press the pressure group has decided to directly challenge the cosmetics […]
Beauty boxes are still big news in the industry. It’s a simple idea: people pay to receive a monthly package which brands pay to fill with samples and so reach new consumers. It’s all win/win as long as the box brands keep the quality up and the subscribers feel that they’re getting something different to […]
Ahead of her appearance at Natural & Organic Products Europe, Elizabeth Barbalich from Antipodes explains how a beauty philosophy born in New Zealand is offering a boost to British retailers. (more…)
In the run-up to his eagerly-anticipated appearance at Natural & Organic Products Europe, Aveda founder Horst Rechelbacher reveals his thoughts on the natural beauty industry. Horst Rechelbacher is a natural beauty institution. His pioneering work with Aveda brought the concept of wellbeing to the mainstream by fusing Western commerce with Eastern philosophies. Then, in 1997 he sold […]
The news headlines may be dominated by austerity – but there’s always room for a little luxe on the natural beauty desk. And this week it arrives in the form of suti – a luxury holistic skincare collection that launched earlier this year. But how will it benefit your customers and clients? Let’s find out. […]
If you had to pick the people that represent the modern face of natural beauty – who would they be? That’s the question that we pose to the industry every year for our Who’s Who in Natural Beauty feature. Key buyers, manufacturers, consultants, PRs and beauty journalists all have their say. And, if you work […]
Holistic therapist Kathy Scott from Yorkshire was lucky enough to win a pampering session at Weleda’s Parisian Espace salon with the Natural Beauty Yearbook. Find out how she got on right here… “My observation about working in the health and beauty industry these days is that possibly things are getting just a little too ‘gimmicky’, […]
Over at our sister title Natural Products we’ve been busy compiling our annual baby supplement – which means checking out what’s new in natural nappies, organic baby food and other yummy mummy essentials. Along the way we noticed that natural baby body care is a serious sub trend. It seems that Euromonitor agree: according to their […]
Hosted by Neal’s Yard Remedies at London’s King’s Road store, the launch brought together an array of industry faces, including Neal’s Yard’s Peter Kindersley, and a number of this year’s coveted Top 20, such as Kinetic’s Kim Barani, Bulldog’s Simon Duffy and Rhodri Ferrier, and Green People’s Charlotte Vohtz. In at number one in the […]
Tribunal judge rules ethical veganism is ‘philosophical belief’
January 17, 2020 Jim Manson
In a landmark legal case, a tribunal judge has ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a ‘philosophical belief and must be afforded special protections.
Pukka’s Herb Hub pops up in Covent Garden
PUKKA Herbs pop-up café the Herb Hub is coming to the end of its stay in the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden in London.
Organic Research Centre appoints new CEO
The Organic Research Centre has announced the appointment of Lucy MacLennan – a scholar of the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust – as its new CEO.
News in brief
Activated snack brand Boundless has rebranded and launched across the UK in Sainsbury’s, Holland & Barrett, TK Maxx, Boots Ireland and John Lewis Food Hall.
Say yes to sustainable sex
December 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
New Year, new stress
Is the pressure we put upon ourselves to change during January causing us problems? Alice Wright considers whether unrealistic New Year’s resolutions could be doing more harm than good, and discusses some gentler, alternative options to ease customers stress-free into 2020 (more…)
Pick of the products 2019
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]