New research has found that postmenopausal women who partook in a daily snack of almonds saw a marked improvement in wrinkle width and severity.
Charlotte Vøhtz has launched a new signature skincare range, using youth-boosting botanicals and scientifically tested plant actives.
The latest buzzword in skincare is ‘anti-pollution’, with brands creating solutions they claim help prevent environmental aggressors affecting our skin.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has expanded its range of colour cosmetics with 59 new items.
Women in Britain spent £1.15 billion on facial skincare in 2017, and sales are set to rise by 15% to reach £1.36 billion in 2023, according to research from Mintel.
New for men from Green People comes the brand’s Organic Shave Kit to provide an organic shave routine on-the-go. The collection of certified organic skincare essentials are designed to strengthen, soothe and protect the skin, with extracts from green seaweed and tara bush included for their rejuvenating and anti-ageing effects. The three travel-size (30ml) products […]
Hungarian certified organic brand Éminence Organic Skincare has introduced a new marine flower peptide collection. Using Smart Collagen+ Complex, which the brand describes as an intelligent collagen booster which doubles collagen density to visibly lift and fill wrinkles, the range consists of two anti-ageing products. Marine Flower Peptide Serum delivers concentrated plant peptides and collagen-boosting […]
British brand Nakin has created a range of natural anti-ageing skincare products using what it calls cutting-edge dermal science combined with advanced natural formulations. Using natural anti-ageing ingredients including hibiscus, pomegranate and hyaluronic acid, the eight-strong range is cruelty-free and formulated using no parabens, SLS, petrochemicals, artificial fragrance or colour, PEGs or propylene and glycol. […]
As is usual for December, a host of predictions have been forthcoming about what will be the new trends and innovations for the coming year. As far as the beauty and bodycare sector is concerned, gender-neutral beauty is going to grow in popularity in 2017, according to the Innovation Group’s Future 100 report. Lucie Greene, […]
If you don’t have an uber-dewy complexion and you’re not working your ‘bitten lip’ look every day, then you clearly haven’t got your K-Beauty ‘thang’ down pat! Asian beauty trends have dominated the beauty market since their arrival in 2014. “Asian-ification”, as dubbed by Nicole Tyrimou, beauty and personal care analyst at Euromonitor International, is, […]
A four-strong anti-ageing skincare range has been launched by ethical brand Nature & Nurture (N&N). N&N Youth-Protect Moisturizer combines skin-boosting and nourishing ingredients and is bursting with fruit antioxidants and vitamins. Organic buriti oil in included along with roasted coffee bean oil and vanilla extract, for a strong anti-ageing boost and a subtle scent. Derma-Renew […]
Green People has launched a new shade of its Age Defy+ Tinted DD Moisturiser SPF15. Ivory takes the offer to three shades – along with Light and Medium – and is designed for very fair and porcelain complexions. The moisturiser is made using colour correcting natural earth minerals which aim to reduce redness and balance […]
New brand Innarah, which offers a range of ten skincare and anti-ageing solutions, has been launched by chairman and CEO of Immunocologie, Manzoor Jaffrey. Jaffrey – a chemist who holds the patent for glycolic acid after discovering its anti-aging properties – created the all-natural range using unbuffered glycolic acid, natural botanicals, minerals and oils to […]
With summer just around the corner, Natural Elements has launched with a Sun Care Kit and a 10 Years Younger skincare kit. The Sun Care Kit comprises an organic facial and body oil to provide 100% UVA protection. When applied before an SPF, the oils can act as a barrier to the chemicals found in […]
AA Skincare Essentials has been launched in a bid to provide all-natural, back to basics beauty products at competitive prices. The AA Skincare brand was created by aromatherapy and essential oil supplier Amphora Aromatics and this new range is formulated using pure essential oils and natural ingredients. The brand offers solutions for young, teenage skin […]
Natural bodycare company Balance Me has won the InStyle Best Beauty Buys 2015 ‘Editors’ Choice award in the Bath & Body category, with the most recent product to launch, its new Super Toning Body Polish. Make-up artist Emma Day used INIKA cosmetics, including its Pure Primer, Liquid Mineral Foundation and Pink Cloud Crème Eyeshadow, to […]
US brand Andalou Naturals is bringing its anti-ageing skin and hair care range – which blends advanced fruit stem cell science with natural ingredients – to the UK market. The products use fruit stem cells from apples combined with those from a rare grape variety to increase the longevity of skin’s natural cells, defend against […]
Pravera has joined forces with award-winning French natural and organic brand Alorée to bring its chlorophyll-based anti-ageing skincare range to the UK market. “My experience creating skincare formulas for other brands for eight years helped develop my intuition when it comes to exploring new skincare ingredients. I had a feeling that chlorophyll, which enables plants […]
New to shelves this year come Gusto Organic Energy Sparkling Original and Gusto Organic Energy Sparkling Lemonade – drinks designed to relieve hangovers, boost energy levels and fight colds. Developed in the kitchen of Craig Sams and described as “stimulation and wellbeing in a little green bottle”, the drinks combine a variety of botanicals and […]
Inlight Organic Skincare has launched a new addition to its range in the form of Line Softener Intensive balm which aims to soften and feed the skin, erasing fine lines and wrinkles. The product uses chlorophyll-rich spirulina and barleygrass, as well as argan and bitter cherry oils which are high in omega-3 and omega-6, are […]
New ‘backwards’ refill rules hit Brighton & Hove
December 12, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Customers at Infinity Foods have expressed annoyance at changes to its refills system – changes which the retailer had to make to conform to regulations.
Plastic use up as supermarkets backtrack on pledges to cut back
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Zeroing in on the plastic-free opportunity
The historic UK spa town of Tunbridge Wells is the venue for one of the country’s newest plastic-free retailers, The Zero Waste Company
SFT welcomes HRH Prince of Wales as Patron
It has been announced that HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) to become the charity’s Patron.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]