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.
The Vegan Society is claiming a world first for its new in vitro efficacy test, developed by UK-based microbiological testing laboratory MSL.
As Nature Intended has announced the opening of its new Dulwich store on Saturday 7 September, which will bring its total shop count to seven.
28% of UK women have reduced the number of products they use in their facial skincare regimes in the past year, according to new research by Mintel.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has launched a limited edition Natural Pastel collection inspired by the floral shades of summer.
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.
Swedish brand Suntribe AB has launched its first vegan, non-whitening facial sunscreen featuring the mineral UV-filter zinc oxide in a bid to ‘open up a new avenue towards safe and environmentally friendly sun protection’.
At this month’s Natural & Organic Products Europe event, NATRUE’s regulatory & scientific officer Dr Hana Mušinović highlighted a new project to transform urban waste into marketable bio-products.
In what the brand calls a ‘world first’, Ronald Britton has launched a plastic-free glitter, Cosmetic Bioglitter Pure.
Emani Vegan Cosmetics has partnered with eco-friendly, cruelty-free fashion brand Vin + Omi as the official make-up sponsor for its London Fashion Week show tonight, entitled Planet Rewind.
Mass-market cosmetics brand Garnier is heralding a ‘new chapter’ of its development with the launch of a new certified organic range across Europe.
Claiming to be the UK’s first restaurant offering cannabis-infused cuisine, The Canna Kitchen is due to open in Brighton’s Duke Street tomorrow (1 December).
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 […]
Natural and organic beauty brand benecos has introduced a range of eight colourful vegan make-up brushes and a sponge.
Lorraine Dallmeier and Gemma Ortega Perez give us the the lowdown on the biggest trends in beauty – from skin yoghurts to ‘athleisure’, skin microbiome to the unicorn trend (yes, really). Earlier this year Lorraine Dallmeier (director) and Gemma Ortega Perez (business & relationship manager) from natural beauty training school Formula Botanica attended the In-Cosmetics Global […]
Benecos has extended its certified natural make-up and skincare range with new konjac sponges, lipsticks and a concealer.
Leading natural and organic online training school Formula Botanica has launched a series of Green Beauty Conversations podcasts.
The winners of the 2017 Sustainable Beauty Awards (www.sustainablebeautyawards.com) were announced at a ceremony in Paris earlier this month.
Northampton wholefood and health store Daily Bread has been named Growing Co-operative of the Year in the 2017 Co-op of the Year Awards.
A new take on the January blues
December 5, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
‘Shades of Aqua’ has been highlighted as the key food and beverage colour trend for 2020, with vivid blues and greens expected to drive innovation.
Veganuary to launch ‘milestone’ TV ad
As part of The Big Give, non-profit Veganuary has launched a Crowdfunding effort to get its first TV ad on air, aiming to raise £40,000 in one week.
Hastings’ Co-op expands refills into second store
Trinity Wholefoods, which marked its 35th birthday this year, has opened a refill store to encourage customers to ‘reduce, reuse, recycle, refill, rethink’.
Experts warn of high protein diet risks
Popular high protein diets have been shown to help people lose weight but could be putting long-term followers at risk of kidney damage, experts warn.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]