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.
Welcome to ‘The Clean Vic’
July 22, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Naming it The Clean Vic, Sainsbury’s supermarket is to launch a pop-up pub serving only no- or low-alcohol drinks over 24-25 July.
In June, Mindful Store opened in Manchester to offer sustainable brands a simple route to gain greater exposure in a retail environment.
New carrier oils from Maharishi Ayurveda
Maharishi Ayurveda has launched a new range of 12 carrier oils for home use, each with its own benefits and therapeutic properties.
Third of young Britons have switched to plant-based milk
A third of young Britons are said to have made the switch to plant-based milk alternatives, according to new research from Mintel.
July 17, 2019 Hayley Coristine
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
As Generation Snowflake transitions us away from the stiff upper lip of Britain’s past, Matt Chittock explores how society is opening up about mental health
Children of the (green) revolution
From screen time to sugar to sedentary lifestyles, there are many aspects of modern living which give parents cause for concern.
Beyond the little bottles
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
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 […]
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 […]