Independent British brand Sea Magik has created a new four-strong range of experiential spa products for home use.
Lush has introduced Slap Sticks, a line of packaging-free egg-shaped solid foundations made using only natural ingredients.
New to the UK market is Cocavo, a combination of extra virgin coconut oil and avocado oil.
Bouclème is to introduce a new Curl Cream to give dry and dehydrated curls some natural TLC. The product is made with virgin coconut oil, coconut fruit extract, kukui oil, shea butter and castor oil and is designed to revive tired, lacklustre curls, adding shine and banishing frizz. Bouclème Curl Cream can be applied to […]
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 […]
New research from The University of Hull has confirmed that saturated fats in virgin coconut oil appear to be significantly healthier than those found in dairy products. Although this has been shown previously through animal-based studies, the new research used human subjects. The volunteers were split into two groups and given high fat shakes made […]
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 […]
Cocofina will be introducing a number of new coconut products at Natural & Organic Products Europe (19-20 April) at ExCel. The products include: Organic Coconut Vinegar – made with 100% organic coconut water, it has a low glycaemic index and can be used just like regular vinegar; Organic Coconut Chip Snacks in Coconut & Mango […]
With sales of coconut oil still on the rise, organic and fair trade brand Lucy Bee has launched a new 1 litre size to its range of Unrefined Extra Virgin Fair Trade Organic Raw Coconut Oil. Natracare has been recognized at the WECC Carbon Champion Awards, being crowned Carbon Commitment Champion for its ongoing reductions […]
TIANA Fair Trade Organics has entered the natural beauty arena, developing a range of three organic body and haircare products under the Beauty Sensations name, based on 100% raw organic, cold-pressed coconut oil. The TIANA Rose Fresh Coconut TLC Anti-Ageing Moisturizer is formulated to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and deeply condition, smooth and hydrate […]
Founded by Letitia Seglah, the recently launched Radiance Organic Skincare brand aims to provide a “good, clean skincare” range, completely free from mineral oils and using only 100% organic ingredients. The first products available are 100% Organic Argon Oil and Argon Oil blended with Lavender & Orange Blossom, Mandarin and Ylang Ylang, Eucalyptus & Peppermint […]
Fruit juice linked with increased risk of early death
May 20, 2019 Jim Manson
Fruit juice could be as bad for health as cola and lemonade, a new study by US researchers suggests.
News in brief
Wren Laboratories Ltd, the company behind OptiBac Probiotics, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019 in the international trade category. Dairy and egg-free cake brand Alternative Foods has announced that it has rebranded as OGGS and is launching into UK supermarkets from the end of this month. The Breakfast Pot, made with Hesper […]
UK’s first cannabis restaurant raided by police
Canna Kitchen, the Brighton restaurant, café and shop which opened in December claiming to be the first in the UK to offer cannabis-infused cuisine, was raided by Sussex Police on Wednesday.
Total wipe-out: Holland & Barrett to ban wet wipes
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.
Nurture through nature
May 7, 2019 Claire Lavelle
From pregnancy massage oils to baby toys made from sustainable materials, today’s parents are turning their backs on synthetics in favour of a more natural approach, reports Claire Lavelle
A sting in the tail?
Bee products are still flying off the shelves – but, asks Matt Chittock, will the vegan revolution prove a sting in the tail? (more…)
Protein goes green
From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
With growing emphasis being placed on reducing our use of the dreaded ‘p’ word (you know the one), Jane Wolfe discovers how natural health retailers can help their customers to pack a more eco-friendly suitcase. (more…)
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]