Green People has introduced a galaxy of treats for Christmas, with a vegan range of skin, bath and bodycare gifts featuring interstellar-inspired designs.
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The latest industry, company and retail news from the world of natural and organic beauty
Hemsley Organics is a recently launched UK brand offering skincare products infused with traditional reiki energy to aid both skin and wellbeing.
SOiL Organic Aromatherapy has partnered with a fair trade shea butter producer in Uganda to formulate a three-strong natural moisturizer range.
The Beauty Shortlist’s Beauty & Wellbeing Awards are now open for entries, marking the international green beauty awards tenth year.
New UK beauty brand Angela’s Lab has launched onto the market, offering 100% natural, vegan, eco-friendly products suitable for sensitive and dry skin.
To coincide with National Zero Waste Week, Holland & Barrett launched a limited edition online-only Zero Waste Beauty Bag which sold out within three days.
The Vegan Society is claiming a world first for its new in vitro efficacy test, developed by UK-based microbiological testing laboratory MSL.
New Zealand-based beauty brand Ethique has introduced a Zero waste, plastic-free line called Little Ethique, developed specifically for babies.
New Zealand brand Manuka Doctor has produced a range of three Anti-Redness skincare products to help rebalance skin and restore a calm complexion.
Healthier haircare and hair colour brand Tints of Nature has introduced a new semi-permanent hair colour line called Bold Colours.
Terre Verdi has launched NeroliPom Moisturiser, the first water-based face moisturizer made in the UK to gain COSMOS Organic certification.
28% of UK women have reduced the number of products they use in their facial skincare regimes in the past year, according to new research by Mintel.
The Soil Association’s Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week – part of Organic September – is taking place from 9-14 September.
Natura Siberica has introduced seven new COSMOS-certified organic shampoos and six vegan-certified conditioners based on organic hydrolats.
Tisserand Aromatherapy and National Geographic have collaborated to produce a range of co-branded natural wellbeing products for the UK market.
NATRUE has launched a new-look website to provide a more navigable site along with new and updated sections, features and functionality.
Simply Gentle has created a new baby and child’s organic toiletry range, PittaPatta, packaged in bio-plastic sugar cane tubes.
Once again, natural and organic brands came to the fore at the annual Free From Skincare Awards this year, with Weleda winning Best Skincare Product.
Faith in Nature has landed a signing with vegan football club Forest Green Rovers which will see the brand selling a Rovers-inspired line of products.
Natural and organic men’s grooming start-up Vitruvian Man has added a trio of new products, bringing its total collection to five.
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 […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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.
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 […]