Celebrating a decade of showcasing the best in natural beauty and wellness, The Beauty Shortlist & Wellbeing Awards has announced its winners for 2020.
‘Clean’, ‘green’, ‘cruelty-free’ meat alternatives are often positioned as more ethically responsible meal options. But are they?
The recipients of 2019’s Sustainable Beauty Awards have been announced at a reception in Paris by award organizer Ecovia Intelligence.
Green People and The Born Free Foundation have teamed for a limited edition of the ethical beauty brand’s sustainable teenage skincare range, Organic Young.
Giki has introduced a Hero badge to its shopping app to reward the most sustainable and healthy products available in major UK supermarkets.
Clipper Teas has announced the launch of fully recyclable tea bag envelopes as well as 100% organic cotton strings on its string and tag tea bags.
To celebrate its tenth year, the organic Sicilian wine brand Purato has undergone a makeover, including the new strapline ‘Green to the extreme’, to flag up its green credentials.
Eco-friendly UK cleaning brand Bio-D has further boosted its green credentials by introducing new packaging made from 100% UK post-consumer waste.
92% of UK shoppers think food companies should ensure food production is fair and sustainable, with 85% believing Government should be responsible for this.
Naturya has added to its superfood range with the launch of three nutrient-rich Soil Association-certified organic blends at Biofach this month. The blends each comprise five or six nutrient-rich ingredients which are designed to create products that are both convenient and taste great. The three blends are: Choc, which combines cocoa paste, lucuma, maca, cocoa powder, […]
You would have to be a brave person, or at least someone with strong reserves of self-belief, to jump into the crowded eco cleaning sector. Enter former retail analyst and university lecturer Christina Hawkes. (more…)
The Earth Day Network has got together with Facebook to develop an app designed to build support for this year’s Earth Day, held on 22 April. (more…)
Natural cleaning products business Bio-D has new owners. Following a management buy-out in March, Lloyd Atkin is now at the helm of the of the Yorkshire-based company. (more…)
Lots of GOTS: organic textile mark sees highest ever growth
March 31, 2020 Jim Manson
GOTS, the international organic textile standard, reports the highest growth in certified operations ever last year, reports Jin Manson.
Natural brands give frontline heroes a helping hand during COVID-19 crisis
Natural brands are stepping up to the plate to help out NHS staff and other frontline workers putting their physical and mental wellbeing on the line.
Where to Vegan sets up snack delivery service
Where to Vegan has launched a subscription snack box service so peckish consumers can get a regular supply of vegan treats delivered straight to their door.
Soil Association Certification freezes fee increase
Responding the ‘unprecedented pressures’ of COVID-19 on farmers and food suppliers, Soil Association Certification is freezing its annual fee increases.
The rise of clean and conscious beauty
February 27, 2020 Sharna Waid
The Natural Beauty & Spa Show is back at ExCeL London. Do you have the date in your diary? Okay, great. Now let us inspire you with what to expect …
Beauty without …
Beauty packaging, water, excess ingredients, pollutants … there is a huge amount of interest in the ‘zero waste’ movement, but it’s not a simple concept.
From topping up a tan and soothing sunburnt skin to luscious lashes and salty tresses, the natural beauty industry has summer in the (beach) bag.
As we become more aware of our environmental impact, even the newest arrival can get in on the act. Alice Wright explores options for parents going green.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]