Natural Beauty

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

Hey baby!

Matt Chittock explores how helping parents to make positive and planet-friendly choices can mean growing profits for your store.

Scents of nature

Rosie Greenaway learns how to combat ‘purging pits’ and takes a whiff of some surprising tinctures used in natural perfumery.

Weleda honoured with Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté 2023

Weleda has been awarded the British Award for Sustainability 2023 in the Marie Claire Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté annual awards.

Bios Line partners with Treedom for planting initiative

Bios Line has announced a new initiative to help support the environment with Treedom remote tree planting organization.

A clean canvas

Bars, balms, melts, gels: Jane Wolfe speaks with brands and retailers about the value of choosing the right cleanser and what’s trending

Vegan Trademark hits 30,000 registered beauty products

LUSH’s After Magnesium Massage Bar has become the 30,000th vegan cosmetic product to register with the Vegan Trademark, introduced in 1990.

Winners of the 2023 Beauty Shortlist Awards announced 

The winners of this year's Beauty Shortlist Awards have been announced, with stars on the day including Fable & Mane and Plantopia.

Natural help FFØR hair

The latest addition to FFØR’s collection of natural, cruelty-free, vegan hair care has arrived in the shape of Re:Vamp Spray.

Organic beauty market remains strong ‘despite challenges’

Sales of certified organic and natural beauty products hit £147.63 million in 2022 according to the Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Market Report.

DIRTEA mushrooms into digestible beauty sector

Targeting the natural beauty from within market, DIRTEA Tremella is the latest SKU to join the brand’s range of organic functional mushrooms.

PiQi expands into natural beauty with collection of water kefir soaps

PiQi has expanded the benefits of fermentation into skincare with a range of natural, vegan and palm oil-free soaps, handcrafted in Devon.

NATRUE and OTB team to highlight benefits of organic beauty

NATRUE and the Organic Trade Board have announced a new partnership to amplify their messaging about the benefits of certified cosmetics.

Faith in Nature announces partnership with Health Stores UK

Faith In Nature is now a patron of Health Stores UK in a sponsorship to support the growth and success of the nation’s indie health stores.

Benecos expands BIO range with body oils

Benecos has added body oils to its BIO line, created with COSMOS Organic-certified ingredients that are dermatologically tested.

B-Beauty reaches 59 certified brands in first year

The B-Corp Beauty Coalition has more than doubled the number of certified brands during its first 12 months.

New Hair Proud collection champions diversity

From the team behind Skin Proud comes Hair Proud, a brand that aims to celebrate uniqueness and champion the ethos of ‘proud not perfect’.

Natural Beauty Retail Awards: enter now

The Natural Beauty Retail Awards have re-opened for 2023, ahead of Natural & Organic Products Europe (NOPEX). 

Natural Spa Factory unveils ab:scent gift set

Bath-based sustainable skincare brand Natural Spa Factory’s new ab:scent gift set includes three SKUs from its natural, unscented range.

Net Zero Now teams with L’Oréal to cut salon emissions

Net Zero Now has partnered with L’Oréal for the Net Zero Salons Programme to help hair salons through tailored carbon reduction plans.

Sephora announces flagship store in Westfield London

Following the launch of its UK e-commerce site, Sephora has revealed its first UK bricks and mortar location will be in Westfield London.