The Natural Beauty Yearbook’s Top 25 hotlist has always been a high point of the industry year – and now we need your help to make it bigger and better than ever. The hotlist is at the heart of the print version of the Natural Beauty Yearbook 2014 (out this November) and celebrates the people […]
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For Kathy Webb, founder of beauty specialists Palm & Sole, being natural means more than just offering a one-product-suits-everyone philosophy. “Because we’re hand-blended we can adapt to customers’ needs,” she explains. “Our tailored approach is very important. When we send a product out from the website I follow it up later with an email 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 […]
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 […]
Fruit juice linked with increased risk of early death
May 20, 2019 Jim Manson
Fruit juice could be as bad for health as cola and lemonade, a new study by US researchers suggests.
News in brief
Wren Laboratories Ltd, the company behind OptiBac Probiotics, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019 in the international trade category. Dairy and egg-free cake brand Alternative Foods has announced that it has rebranded as OGGS and is launching into UK supermarkets from the end of this month. The Breakfast Pot, made with Hesper […]
UK’s first cannabis restaurant raided by police
Canna Kitchen, the Brighton restaurant, café and shop which opened in December claiming to be the first in the UK to offer cannabis-infused cuisine, was raided by Sussex Police on Wednesday.
Total wipe-out: Holland & Barrett to ban wet wipes
Holland & Barrett has announced it will become the first high street retailer to ban wet wipes across all 800 of its UK and Ireland stores.
Nurture through nature
May 7, 2019 Claire Lavelle
From pregnancy massage oils to baby toys made from sustainable materials, today’s parents are turning their backs on synthetics in favour of a more natural approach, reports Claire Lavelle
A sting in the tail?
Bee products are still flying off the shelves – but, asks Matt Chittock, will the vegan revolution prove a sting in the tail? (more…)
Protein goes green
From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
With growing emphasis being placed on reducing our use of the dreaded ‘p’ word (you know the one), Jane Wolfe discovers how natural health retailers can help their customers to pack a more eco-friendly suitcase. (more…)
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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 […]
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.