The eighth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards are now open for entries, with a number of changes for 2019.
FreeFrom Skincare Awards
The winners of the seventh annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards have been announced at a presentation and networking event in the Pillar Room at Kensington Olympia.
The seventh annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards is to open for entries on 1 February, with a brand new logo designed to reflect both the natural qualities of the awards and the friendliness of the awards team.
The winners of the sixth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards were announced at Olympia on Friday (7th July). Taking the Overall Award for Best Free From Skincare Product was benecos Classic Lip Balm, while Cornish body and skincare brand Bloomtown won the prestigious Best Free From Brand Award, and Honesty’s Protect Nourishing Cleanse Balm was presented with the Free From Achievement Award. Among […]
Almost 200 products from more than 100 brands have made the shortlist of the sixth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards.
Almost 200 products from more than 100 brands have made the shortlist of the sixth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards. The awards acknowledge and reward cosmetics ‘free from’ many of the ingredients which some consumers need, or want, to avoid. Five brands lead the way with four shortlisted products each – AA Skincare, Bloomtown Botanicals, Feisc, Gaia and Neantog (The Irish Nettle Company). The […]
The sixth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards have opened for entries. The awards celebrate the best free-from skincare products in 14 categories including Family Skincare, Men’s Grooming, Problem Skin, Hair Care and, new for this year, Lip Care. There are also special awards for Free From Achievement, Best Brand and Best Overall Free From Product. Joining […]
The fifth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards, run by the team behind skincare website Skins Matter, open on 1 February. The 13 categories this year include Family Skincare sponsored by NATorigin, Men’s Grooming, Problem Skin, Make Up sponsored by Benecos, Hard Soaps, Hair Care and a special Free From Achievement award sponsored by Organii. Run in […]
Earlier this month, natural health and beauty product brand, Faith in Nature was awarded the SME Exporter of the Year award at the North West Business Masters Awards 2015. Organized by TheBusinessDesk.com and Out There Events, the awards celebrate outstanding innovators and performers from the North West business community and recognize excellence, entrepreneurship, growth and […]
Botanicals Natural Organic Skincare is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year by introducing new apothecary-style packaging across its range. “Celebrating our ten-year anniversary this year, we felt the time was right to modernize the look and feel of our packaging,” says company founder Wendy Stirling, commenting on the move. “We wanted to create a design that […]
The free-from food category has been a soar-away success for independent retailers – and now there’s every chance the sector’s sparkle might be rubbing off on the skincare market too.
EC postpones bee-friendly pesticide vote
May 22, 2019 Jane Wolfe
On 8 May, the European Commission announced it would delay a vote to implement new bee-friendly pesticide testing standards and would instead conduct a review.
Fruit juice linked with increased risk of all-cause mortality
A new study by US researchers suggests that the sugar content in both fizzy drinks and fruit juice can contribute to shortened lifespans.
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.
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…)
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 […]
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.
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 […]