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…)
Bringing the UK natural and organic products industry the latest natural beauty news.
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 […]
Natural beauty advocate Janey Lee Grace was named number one in the Natural Beauty Yearbook’s prestigious 6th annual industry hotlist last night (Tuesday 13 November). Hosted by leading French beauty brand Melvita at Whole Foods Market, Kensington High Street, in London, the launch party saw the natural beauty trade converge to hear the announcement of the Natural […]
Who are the personalities driving the hottest trends and products in the natural beauty sector? Once again, it’s time for you to decide as nominations open for the industry’s premier hot list. Published every year in the Natural Beauty Yearbook, the list offers an essential snapshot of the sector – and best of all, it’s […]
Want to discover more about the personalities that made our Who’s who in natural beauty Top 20? Then read on as we count down from 14 to 11… 14. Abi & Margaret Weeds – Essential Care, co-founders What you said: “They are true pioneers and have worked tirelessly to promote organic skincare” What we say: […]
This week we’ll be telling you a lot more about the personalities that made this year’s prestigious Who’s who in natural beauty list. Why do they matter? Well – the people in the Top 20 have been voted for by the natural beauty industry itself, from therapists to supermarket buyers. So (adopts Jimmy Saville *RIP* […]
If you were one of the lucky people who made it out to Melvita’s Covent Garden store for our launch party you’ll already know that the Who’s who in natural beauty 2012 list has been unveiled. The annual hot list, which lies at the heart of the Natural Beauty Yearbook, is voted for by the […]
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. […]
Inventive. Genuine. Revolutionary. These are just some of the ways you’ve described the people you’ve already nominated for our Who’s Who in Natural Beauty list 2012. Since the voting launched, our inbox has been deluged with industry insiders keen to nominate the people who’ve made a real difference to the natural beauty sector in the […]
Do you know a natural beauty brand that deserves its time in the spotlight for a superb product range? Or how about a spa owner or beauty therapist who goes the extra mile to promote organic moisturiser or make-up over synthetic products? If so, and you work in the natural beauty industry, we’d love to […]
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 […]
Holdstock celebrates 20 years at Soil Association
January 16, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Lee Holdstock, business development manager at the Soil Association, has celebrated 20 years of working with the organic certifier – a milestone which has been marked with his inclusion in Yeo Valley’s ‘Reasons to be cheerful’ corridor.
High five for HISBE
In December Brighton-based ethical independent supermarket HISBE celebrated its fifth birthday.
NAHS invites you to ‘talk shop’ at NPE
Back for its second year, Shop Talk will return as a feature at Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) on Sunday 7 April, with the session running between 1-2pm to include a buffet lunch.
Raising the bar
Chocolatier James Hull talks to Jane Wolfe about how the award-winning Hassocks-based brand J.Cocoa grew out of his passion for the bean and desire to give cocoa farmers their fair dues Can you tell me a bit about J.Cocoa and why you chose to produce bean to bar chocolate? From simple curiosity to hobby to […]
Pick of the products 2018
December 18, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
One of the most fascinating things about our industry – apart from the continual development and discovery (or rediscovery) of health-giving ingredients and their benefits, leading to a stream of innovation – are the ethical strides taken to make it a sector to be truly proud of. When, in 2018 the nation received a rude […]
Mind full less
Rather than making life easier, our increasing connectivity is raising the nation’s stress levels as we strive to remain available at all times for all people, while also allaying our fear of missing out (FOMO). Jane Wolfe looks at why we could all do with taking a few deep breaths (more…)
Turning over a new leaf
As the smoke clears around a fresh wave of legislation, Matt Chittock explores how next-generation healthy cannabis products are setting new highs for health stores – no Rizlas required (more…)
Nuts about healthy breakfasts
It started with the avocado, then came the kale smoothie. Now, nut butters and nut milks are at the heart of healthy breakfasts across the UK. Hayley Coristine looks at what’s fueling the interest, brands to watch and what’s next for the most important meal of the day (more…)
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]