To coincide with National Zero Waste Week, Holland & Barrett launched a limited edition online-only Zero Waste Beauty Bag which sold out within three days.
New Zealand-based beauty brand Ethique has introduced a Zero waste, plastic-free line called Little Ethique, developed specifically for babies.
Faith in Nature has landed a signing with vegan football club Forest Green Rovers which will see the brand selling a Rovers-inspired line of products.
Natural cosmetics and bodycare brand benecos has introduced 45 brand new products to its BDIH COSMOS-certified beauty offer.
Entries are now open for the 2019 Sustainable Beauty Awards organized by Ecovia Intelligence.
Natural bodycare brand Andalou Naturals has launched its botanical product line CannaCell onto the UK market.
London-based health and wellbeing retailer Planet Organic is set to open a new store in the north-west of the city later this summer. The development comes just months after specialist consumer brands investor Inverleith LLP announced that it taken a majority stake in the pioneer organic retail chain, signalling its intention to double the current […]
New from Maharishi AyurVeda comes a seven-strong range of COSMOS-certified natural face and bodycare products made using authentic ayurvedic herbs.
Natura Siberica is tapping into the trend for targeted beauty boxes with the launch of its limited edition Summer Essentials Beauty Box.
Bristol-based independent organic and natural food store Better Food was crowned Best Independent Retailer in the Natural & Organic Awards Europe 2019 which were announced at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
London-based start-up Poapoa, which launched at Natural & Organic Products this month, says it has created a bodycare range with a ‘fresh take on fair trade and sustainability’.
According to Soil Association Certification’s Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Market 2019 report, sustainable shoppers have driven the market for certified organic and natural beauty products to an all-time high with a 14% rise in sales in 2018.
Last weekend a new sustainable shop opened in the Fiveways area of Brighton, to cater for the plastic-free shopping needs of local residents.
Fashion and beauty have always been intrinsically linked, and now, Jane Wolfe discovers, natural cosmetic brands and eco-conscious designers are teaming up to promote ethical values to a wider audience The ethical failings of the fashion industry have come to the fore recently, with frequent reports highlighting the environmental cost of manufacturing clothes in the […]
Inspired by Ayurvedic principles, You-create-Beauty is a new skin, body and hair care brand developed to give consumers ‘creative power’ by offering DIY subscription boxes delivered bi-monthly.
Natural and organic beauty brand benecos has introduced a range of eight colourful vegan make-up brushes and a sponge.
Vegan beauty brand Faith in Nature has revamped its brand identity and packaging for the first time in its 44-year history in a bid to reaffirm its natural credentials.
Childs Farm has introduced three new bodycare products for children, all suitable for the hair and skin of new-borns, babies and children.
Tisserand Aromatherapy has created a new Tea Tree & Aloe Vera cleanse and care collection suitable for all the family and every skin type.
In regions such as Asia and the United States anti-pollution beauty and bodycare has broken into the mainstream, but according to Mintel, Europe is still trailing way behind. In her piece Beauty Spot: Anti-pollution beauty – Why Europe needs to step it up, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd says that despite the perils of urban pollution being […]
Vegans urged to supplement ‘critical’ brain nutrient
September 13, 2019 Jim Manson
Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an ‘overlooked’ but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned.
Rapid uptake of plastic alternatives could increase pollution, MPs warn
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
How the market turned us into ‘passive consumers of crap’
Pointless choice: Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson on ‘how brilliantly the market excels at turning us all into passive consumers’.
Skincare with a story
Launched on 1 September, a new capsule collection has hit the market from Jalue Skincare – and it comes with a unique story.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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 […]
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 […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]