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Bringing the UK natural and organic products industry the latest natural beauty news.

2022 Beauty Shortlist Awards see indies rising to the top

The winners of the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2022 have been announced, with successful products including aromatherapeutic bath and body heroes.

Solid superheroes

Rosie Greenaway catalogues some of the latest solid beauty superhero products which have come to market and caught her eye.

Male delivery

Jane Wolfe discovers how the male skincare sector is progressing and how the younger generation is starting to change the rules of the game

B Corp Beauty coalition welcomes Weleda

Weleda has announced it will be represented on the board of the newly launched international B Corp Beauty Coalition by its MD Jayn Sterland.

New report highlights how UK beauty sector is failing multi-ethnic consumers

A new report finds that nearly four in ten Black female shoppers say it’s hard to find cosmetics and skincare.

Wild Cosmetics secures £5MN in funding

Personal care brand Wild Cosmetics has picked up an extra £5 million from existing investors in a funding round led by JamJar Investments.

EarthKind stretches hair care offer with Elasticity Bar

EarthKind has introduced its Elasticity Bar – a pre-wash hair treatment mask designed to restructure, restrengthen and recondition hair.

MooGoo keeps pits sweet with new roll-ons

MooGoo has introduced three new scents of its unisex roll-on natural deodorant to the UK market: Coconut Cream, Sensitive and Oats & Honey.

CHANEL enters natural beauty arena

Marking its first foray into clean beauty, Chanel has launched a collection of environmentally responsible skincare, make-up and a fragrance.

Weleda unveils reinvigorated body lotion offer

Weleda’s range of natural and organic Body Lotions have been given a new look for stronger impact on shelf along with improved formulations.

Superfood-charged beauty oils from Aduna

Aduna has introduced organic multipurpose beauty oils produced using the cold-pressed seeds of the African superfoods baobab and moringa.

Naturecan tops up CBD beauty collection

Naturecan has added five new vegan products to its CBD-based beauty solutions which includes face masks, lip care and moisturizers.

Sustainable Beauty Coalition appoints Jo Chidley as vice chair

Jo Chidley, founder of skincare brand Beauty Kitchen, has been named as the chair of the Sustainable Beauty Coalition’s steering committee.

Spotlight series

The team at Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil has refreshed its range with a fresh look, new products and new pack sizes following consumer feedback.

‘Much-needed’ post-Brexit beauty trade hub launches

A new hub has been set up by the British Beauty Council to help beauty brands ‘navigate their way through the jargon’ of post-Brexit trade.

Skin Proud research says 60% of consumers aren’t aware of vegan...

New research commissioned by Skin Proud has found that almost 60% of 2,000 adults polled claimed they don’t know that vegan skincare exists.

Formula Botanica highlights graduate brands’ awards success during 2021

Formula Botanica has announced that 2021 saw the school’s graduates and their indie beauty brands win over 130 beauty industry awards.

Yoga My Life creates Afterglow vegan skincare line

Yoga My Life has introduced its Afterglow range of natural, cruelty-free vegan skincare and wellness products for healthy glowing skin.

Ava Estell natural skincare brand aims to close beauty race gap

Skincare brand Ava Estell has launched to change the ‘outdated management’ of hyperpigmentation, eczema, blemishes and dark spots.

British Beauty Council executives recognized in New Year Honours List

The 2022 New Year Honours List saw Millie Kendall and Helena Grzesk recognized for their contributions to the cosmetics industry.