Holland & Barrett has announced it will become the first high street retailer to ban wet wipes across all 800 of its UK and Ireland stores.
A new online store, KissNature, has launched in a bid to provide a one-stop shop for ethical and socially responsible clean beauty brands from around the globe.
Rosie Greenaway reports on the trends outlined at Cosmoprof Worldwide – Italy’s annual cosmetics event where conscious beauty was the buzzword for 2019 and vegan certification was king.
New research from Mintel highlighting the trends driving innovation in UK skincare, has revealed that British brands are leading the way globally in a number of areas, including facial skincare targeting the microbiome.
As we shake off the excesses of the festive season and bring our focus to another year in this constantly evolving (but sometimes fickle) industry, I am reminded of the sheer pace of change, and the increasing shift of natural and organic values into mainstream consciousness.
On 24 October London welcomed a new trade and consumer show to the UK – the Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) – with a two-day exhibition held in the city’s Old Truman Brewery. The New York City-born event was designed to introduce independent global beauty labels to press, buyers, bloggers and the public.
PURE Spa & Beauty has launched a new marketplace to support fledgling entrepreneurs by offering retail exposure and provide a fresh way for consumers to find and buy emerging clean beauty brands.
Helen Yeardsley, beauty industry expert, casts her eye over the campaigns making waves in the natural beauty space and examines the trends being driven by Generation D
From British brand Isla Apothecary come two new additions to its clean beauty range: Skin Balm and Skin Purifying Mud.
A new business accelerator for fledgling natural beauty brands has launched in a bid to support emerging companies and create a new standard of ‘clean beauty’ in the global marketplace.
News in brief
November 14, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The Other Bar, from the United Nations Development Programme and Fairchain Foundation, contains a token that can be used to support farmers in Ecuador.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
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
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
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. […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
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 […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]