Living Nature has launched Ultimate Day Oil, a blend of balancing, rejuvenating and nourishing certified organic oils designed to provide the nutrients skin requires for optimum health.
Living Nature, a certified natural skincare and cosmetics range from New Zealand, has now made its new-look Skin Steps box sets available to the UK market.
Botanical Brands, the sole UK distributor for New Zealand-based natural skincare and cosmetics brand Living Nature, has added three new Lipstick Gift Boxes to its range, called Colour Me. The new Colour Me Gift Boxes contain three lipsticks from the Living Nature Mineral Cosmetics range that have been matched to a theme. Colour Me Romantic […]
The UK Government has pledged to ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads by 2017. The announcement was made by Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom at the beginning of September, adding that a consultation on how the ban would work will commence later in the year. Leadsom said: “Most people […]
Botanical Brands has joined forces with other leading skincare and cosmetic brands to call on the UK Government to ban the use of microbeads. Botanical Brands, along with representatives from Pai Skincare and Green People has signed an open letter issued by Neal’s Yard Remedies today (see below) to coincide with World Oceans Day flagging […]
Four leading players in the organic beauty sector have added their voices to the campaign to ban the use of microplastics – or microbeads – in personal care products.
Botanical Brands has extended the Living Nature certified organic lipstick range with the addition of two new vibrant shades of red. Wild Fire is described as a versatile warm and classic matte red with an orange undertone, which can be worn day or night. Pure Passion is a rich, deep matte red with a subtle […]
The US House of Representatives has approved a bill to prohibit the manufacture and sale of personal care products that contain plastic microbeads, which are known to have a significant negative impact on the environment. President Obama signed into US law the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 on 28 December after a series of studies […]
Natural and organic beauty distributor Botanical Brands was one of the two sponsors of the Gorgeously Green Gathering beauty blogger event held earlier this month in Swindon. The event was organized by three established ‘green’ beauty bloggers – Jen of Jen’s Skincare, Rachel of All Natural Aspirations and Sarah of Sugarpuffish – and aimed to […]
After seven years with NATRUE, Julie Tyrrell has left her position as public affairs director of the organization. Aussie brand Eco by Sonya has added Coconut & Mint Body Wash and Coconut Body Milk to its UK offer. Two Christmas gift boxes – Haute Couture for Her and Haute Couture for Him – featuring a […]
A range of cost-effective opening packages for independent retailers wanting to grow their natural beauty offers has been introduced by Botanical Brands. The brands on offer are Natural Being – a nine-strong manuka honey face and bodycare range from New Zealand; Lippy Girl vegan lipstick from Canada, made from organic and wildcrafted natural oils and […]
Childs Farm has announced the recruitment of James Hume, who has left Fruit Towers, HQ of Innocent Drinks, to join the Hampshire-based natural toiletries company as finance and operations controller. Naturtint Reflex Non Permanent Colour Rinse has won the Temporary Colour category of the Hair Magazine Awards 2015. Available in six shades, the gentle colorant […]
Living Nature has introduced its new and improved Thickening Mascara which is now completely free from natural fragrance, making it suitable for anyone with sensitivities. Available in Jet Black or Blackened Brown, the mascara uses halloysite clay to thicken lashes and candelilla, carnauba waxes, jojoba esters, manuka honey and tocopherol to provide smooth coverage to […]
In June Botanical Brands will be introducing Living Nature’s new range of face care products to the UK, developed specifically for sensitive skin and suitable for both men and women. The fragrance- and allergen-free range is based on organic virgin coconut oil combined with a clear polysaccharide gel produced by the New Zealand harakeke flax […]
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 […]
Exclusively from Botanical Brands comes Living Nature’s latest shade of lipstick, a ‘vintage pink’ shade called Bloom. Living Nature is donating NZ$1 from the sale of each lipstick to the Breast Cancer Network New Zealand (BCN). Natural make-up brand benecos is increasing its distribution and is now available in Whole Foods Market stores. Graeme Hume […]
Botanical Brands has launched Living Nature’s new Skin Revive Exfoliant product – a two-in-one cleanser and exfoliant which aims to reveal healthy, glowing skin in just two minutes. The fast-acting exfoliant is described as gentle and effective and is suitable for all skin types but particularly mature, acne-prone or sensitive skin. Skin Revive Exfoliant is […]
Ahead of Vegan Month in November, Canadian brand Lippy Girl Makeup is now being distributed in the UK for the first time through Botanical Brands. The brand was founded by ex-model Darcey Diehl, after she became frustrated with the limited availability of professional quality make-up products available that were also natural, organic, animal- and earth-friendly. […]
New from New Zealand skincare brand Living Nature comes the Skin Steps range, comprising three specifically targeted box sets containing the three steps skin needs for everyday natural care. The sets – Skin Steps to Purify Oily Skin, Skin Steps to Nourish Normal Skin, and Skin Steps to Enrich Dry & Mature Skin – each […]
Fresh from France, Pulpe De Vie is a certified organic skincare brand offering products based on fresh fruitology. When founder Julie Ducret moved to Provence, she aimed to create a brand that is colourful, fun and energetic by taking whole fresh fruit grown by organic producers in the region to produce natural multi-purpose face and […]
News in brief: snippets of news from NPN
February 18, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Aiming to spice up the sauce and condiments market is Big Tom Spiced Tomato Ketchup boasting a significantly lower sugar content than other leading brands.
Growth for gummies
A new paper by Future Market Insights reports that the vitamin gummies market value is projected to grow at a ‘healthy’ CAGR of 5.1% between 2019-2029.
Expert calls for research into link between VMS and productivity
Dr Adam Drewnowski has called for further research into the connection between food supplements, dietary nutrient density and productivity in the workplace.
A Total Sweet charity tie-up in Madagascar
Total Sweet has teamed up with a small UK charity to create tree corridors on Madagascar to help lemurs and other wildlife recover from deforestation.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
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 […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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 […]
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. […]