In its latest product innovation, Viridian Nutrition has blended Egyptian black seed with traditional British herbs to create a therapeutic topical serum.
With conventional ‘solutions’ often exacerbating teenage skin conditions, Jane Wolfe finds out how young people can benefit from embarking on a natural journey Adolescents have enough to contend with, given the physical and psychological changes brought on by puberty, as well as the increasing pressure to ‘fit in’ with their peers due to the picture […]
London-based start-up Poapoa, which launched at Natural & Organic Products this month, says it has created a bodycare range with a ‘fresh take on fair trade and sustainability’.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has reformulated its entire Neutral line and added two further products.
The latest launch from Green People is its certified organic Quinoa & Calendula Hand Wash with moisturizing aloe vera to soothe and nurture the skin.
Green People has created a new Manuka & Lemon Tea Tree Hand Cream, a nurturing and hydrating hand cream suitable for those who may be prone to eczema and psoriasis.
CRYOpress from 001 Skincare London is an ice therapy solution for home use, designed to deliver more oxygen to the epidermis, eliminating toxins, brightening the complexion, and tightening and lifting the skin.
Cambridgeshire start-up brand Butterwhips has launched with a range of 100% natural plant-based moisturizers containing only five ingredients.
Sweet Bee Magic is a 100% all-natural skin cream designed to provide men, women and children of all ages with a simple, effective way to soothe, hydrate and heal chronic skin conditions that cause dryness, irritation and discomfort, and to uncover naturally radiant skin.
Westlab has launched a new Epsom Salt Muscle Spray to help instantly relieve tired, achy limbs and joints. Combining refreshing spearmint with calming eucalyptus, the spray is designed to revive the mind and sensory system with a relaxing and cooling effect, while the high magnesium content of the Epsom salt sinks into the skin to […]
Your Skin is a new campaign being launched on 24 February by Mediaplanet. Running for six months, it will focus on raising awareness of skin health issues such as skin cancer, eczema, psoriasis and vitiligo. Aimed at the public, patients, healthcare professionals and GPs, the campaign in running in collaboration with the British Association of […]
Salcura Natural Skin Therapy is relaunching its award-winning Bioskin range formulated for dry skin conditions. Described as a revolutionary therapy system, the range uses all-natural ingredients offering gentle yet effective solutions to a variety of conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and urticarial. The products work with the skin to aid its own natural healing […]
Green People’s new Facial Sun Cream SPF 30 is a scent-free organic sunscreen suitable for all skin types, even those prone to eczema and skin allergies. It combines soothing and skin softening ingredients such as camomile and marshmallow with vitamin-rich avocado with antioxidant-laden plants including edelweiss, green tea and rosemary to support the skin’s natural […]
Comvita has extended its skincare offer with the launch of its new Medihoney range, which harnesses the healing power of manuka honey. Scientific research has shown that the active ingredient in medicinal grade manuka honey aids the healing of skin and wound infections. Dermatologically tested and designed to target eczema, broken and infected as well […]
The just-launched Therapeutics skin, hair and bodycare range from Essentially Yours has been created by dermatologist John Hamilton to offer a comprehensive, all-natural yet scientifically-based solution to problem skin. Combining breakthrough research with pure, organic ingredients, Therapeutics is based on naturopathic rather than chemically-derived formulas which aim to address individual skin concerns such as eczema, […]
In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers have found that feeding peanut protein to babies reduced their risk of developing an allergy to peanuts buy more than 80%. In the trial, 640 infants with severe eczema, egg allergy, or both, were randomly assigned to consume or avoid peanuts until they […]
Greenfrog Botanic is introducing the first two products from its new premium natural bodycare range onto the UK market on 1 March. Said to be the first products of their type to be made and launched in the UK, the Greenfrog Organic Handwash and Bodywash are formulated based on organic soapberries which originate from the […]
“Every cosmetics product on the market in Europe is safe to use,” announces the comforting blurb on the website of cosmetics trade organization Cosmetics Europe. However, ongoing alarm about the use of methylisothiazolinole (aka MI or MIT) proves that some ingredients might be a lot safer to use than others. MI recently hit the headlines […]
Delamere Dairy, the Cheshire based speciality dairy, has given its goats’ milk product range a makeover as it aims to create more stand out on shelf and encourage consumers to give goats a go! The new designs aim to maintain the brand’s bold signature colours, but introduce new fonts and a fun, eye-catching goat graphic. […]
New Suvex Soothe offers natural relief for the one in twenty adults suffering from eczema, promising to soothe, moisturise and protect using only plant-based ingredients. (more…)
Abakus Foods creates a crunch with Seaweed Crisps
September 20, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
News in brief
Organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has unveiled two new additions to its Little Yeos range of children’s yogurt – Strawberry and Natural.
Oxford Street Body Shop store reimagined as ‘activist workshop’
The Oxford Street branch of The Body Shop has been transformed into an ‘activist workshop’ as part of its pledge to revive its early campaigning spirit.
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
Defra has issued an advisory note for the UK’s organic bodies to distribute among companies in the industry in case of a no-deal exit from Europe.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.