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 […]
Brands are taking to the road this spring to spread their messages and products afar and wide, with Antipodes and Weleda the latest companies to adopt branded vehicles. April sees the launch of not one but two new marketing projects from leading natural brands: Antipodes’ London Taxi Campaign which uses the brand’s signature green wallpaper […]
Weleda will be unveiling its latest launches at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April, including a new foaming cleanser, tinted lip balms and beauty balms, as well as encouraging visitors to think about what goes into their skincare products.
Weleda’s ethical and sustainable sourcing team won Supplier Engagement of the Year at the Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards in October.
Green beauty brand Weleda has unveiled its first range of Tinted Lip Balms, available from April. The NATRUE-certified natural balms are available in three shades, using mineral pigments and natural ingredients to provide a subtle hint of colour and shimmer. The colours are: Nude – a barely-there tint to leave a natural shimmer on the […]
We speak to Jayn Sterland, MD, Weleda UK, in a special video interview.
Leading figures from the natural beauty sector gathered in Brighton this week to debate a range of issues – from latest market trends and developments, to business ethics and sustainability. The 2016 Natural Beauty Roundtable brought together a group of 20 prominent brand owners, CEOs, commentators and practitioners for a two-hour themed discussion, working lunch […]
Onagre (French for evening primrose) is the latest scent to be added to Weleda’s natural fragrance range, which launched in the UK earlier this year. “This Christmas we are excited to be expanding our Jardin de Vie range with a beautiful fourth fragrance, Onagre, inspired by our Evening Primrose skincare collection,” explained Weleda’s managing director […]
Weleda MD Jayn Sterland tops this year’s ‘Who’s Who in Natural Beauty’ industry hotlist.
Weleda MD Jayn Sterland tops this year’s ‘Who’s Who in Natural Beauty’ industry hotlist The UK’s best natural beauty retailers have been announced today with the publication of the autumn edition of Natural Beauty News, published by Diversified Communications UK. Waitrose, Debenhams, Holland & Barrett, LoveLula, Beauty Kitchen, and Amaranth have all been recognised with […]
Weleda UK has announced Jayn Sterland as the company’s new managing director, commencing her role this week.
Weleda UK has announced Jayn Sterland as the company’s new managing director, commencing her role this week. Sterland joined Weleda in 2008 as marketing manager and was most recently commercial director for Weleda UK, sharing the management directorship with Roger Barsby, operations director, who is now retiring after 35 years at the company. Commenting on […]
This year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe will see the launch of the NATRUE Pavilion in the Natural Beauty & Spa area of the show. The NATRUE Pavilion is designed to demonstrate the international nature of the NATRUE certification standard for natural and organic products, with over 4,700 products currently certified from more than 200 […]
Even as it launched this month, Weleda announced that its new Evening Primrose Age Revitalizing range had already won a Good Housekeeping ‘Reader Recommended’ Award following a month-long trial of the products by readers of the magazine. The new offer, which is aimed at women aged mid-50s and older, has been formulated to restore radiance […]
New ‘backwards’ refill rules hit Brighton & Hove
December 12, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Customers at Infinity Foods have expressed annoyance at changes to its refills system – changes which the retailer had to make to conform to regulations.
Plastic use up as supermarkets backtrack on pledges to cut back
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Zeroing in on the plastic-free opportunity
The historic UK spa town of Tunbridge Wells is the venue for one of the country’s newest plastic-free retailers, The Zero Waste Company
SFT welcomes HRH Prince of Wales as Patron
It has been announced that HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) to become the charity’s Patron.
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
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.