Natural make-up and skincare brand benecos has extended its For Men Only grooming collection with a new Shaving Cream and Shaving Brush, both of which are suitable for vegans.
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Natural beauty pioneer Faith in Nature is reviving a scheme from its early days, encouraging customers to return product containers to its manufacturing facilities.
Lucy Bee has launched its first organic skincare offer along with a four-strong line of organic soaps.
Manchester-based natural and organic baby care brand Good Bubble has announced that it is swapping to sustainable, recycled plastic packaging as part of the brand’s sustainability mission to cut its carbon footprint in half by 2020.
Packaged in a floral organic cotton bag, the new Soap Folk Rose Geranium gift collection contains three Soil Association-certified organic beauty products.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has expanded its range of colour cosmetics with 59 new items.
The fusion of lavender and chamomile essential oils found in Tisserand Aromatherapy’s latest range is designed as a restorative solution for dry, sensitive, irritated and reactive skin.
British natural skincare brand Atlantis Skincare has launched a Luxury Travel Set offering compact, travel-sized skincare designed for travelling or gifting.
BeautyPro has launched Natura, a range of organic vegan-friendly superfood-infused sheet facial masks created from a biodegradable bamboo composite.
New ethical skincare company Unearthd Company has launched with a line of 100% natural vegan and cruelty-free beauty products.
Following its appearance on the BBC show Dragons’ Den, sustainable skincare start-up Optiat has relaunched as UpCircle.
Market intelligence agency Mintel predicts that ‘sub-zero waste’ is the direction the beauty and personal care sector will head towards in 2019 as the zero waste philosophy gains momentum globally.
The latest offering from Soap Folk are its Organic Lip Balms, described as colourful, tactile and nourishing and designed for a daily organic moisture top-up.
With increasing awareness about how pollution compromises skin health, Puressentiel has created Organic Essential Elixir to help regenerate skin cells and renourish skin.
Natural skincare brand SkinGenius has introduced three new 100% natural skincare formulations, repackaged to appeal to both adults and teenagers suffering with acne, acne rosacea or spot-prone skin.
Swedish skincare brand Good Boom has launched its range of ‘skin food’ Lip Balms and Lip Colour Balms into the UK and Ireland.
Awake Organics has launched its first perfume oils in the form of Supernatural Infusions, a limited edition gift set for consumers looking for a customizable way to wear natural fragrance.
Natural and organic beauty brand benecos has added seven new colours to its nail polish offering for winter.
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.
Women’s intimate health brand INTIMINA has announced a new partnership with the UK multiple Sainsbury’s.
Zero Green celebrates first year with new look
March 22, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Bristol eco store Zero Green underwent a transformation earlier this month, reopening in time to celebrate its one-year anniversary.
Dig the SOiL
Veld Botanicals has introduced its new brand SOil to the UK market, offering a range of organic aromatherapy products.
Responsible capitalism: a manifesto
Following his acceptance of the Award for Responsible Capitalism, Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson explains why receiving the award gave him mixed feelings.
Guy Singh-Watson calls out capitalism in front of royalty
The 18th Award for Responsible Capitalism has been presented to Guy Singh-Watson by publishing group First, in a ceremony attended by HRH Princess Anne. But the decision to accept the award, says the Riverford Organic’s founder, was ‘a difficult one’.
Sparking the passion, naturally
February 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a momentous time of love and lust. With a broadening range of sexual wellbeing products on the market, Sharna Waid looks into which natural remedies retailers should be exploring to support and empower their female customers’ confidence in the bedroom
A nation on the move
Kate Miller looks at the main aggravators of joint pain and uncovers how the public’s well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions can often lead to injuries come spring
The power of sour
While not yet mainstream, and certainly not new, fermented foods were heralded as one of the big trends of 2018 and continue to work their way onto the shelves of independent retailers up and down the country. Hayley Coristine investigates the qualities that are helping this ancient food technology gain wider appeal (more…)
Best bar none
With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit
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 […]
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.
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 […]