Beauty Kitchen is to launch 1,000 Refill Stations in UK locations over the next two years, saving over 100 million single-use plastic bottles.
UK-based Bulldog Skincare is set to be the first Leaping Bunny-approved international skincare brand to go on sale in mainland China.
Helen Yeardsley, beauty industry expert, casts her eye over the campaigns making waves in the natural beauty space and examines the trends being driven by Generation D
Award-winning American skincare brand Thesis Beauty is now available in the UK.
Natural and organic beauty brand Naissance has undergone an extensive redesign to attract new customers and anchor it in the do-it-yourself beauty market. The brand, which specializes in natural and organic oil, massage oils and make-your-own beauty kits, has now got a fresh company look with new labels and packaging and a redesigned website. Naissance […]
Ihana Skincare is a new COSMOS-certified natural skincare range formulated using wild-harvested berry oils and plant extracts from the Arctic regions of Scandinavia. The range comprises eight products: two cleansers – a gentle Cleansing Cream and an oil-to-milk Cleansing Gel; a Facial Toning Mist; a Hydrating Day Cream; and four facial oils – Regenerating, Brightening, […]
Cruelty Free International has published The Little Book of Cruelty Free 2016 to help consumers find their way through sometimes confusing product labels and logos. The book lists all cruelty-free brands that have the Leaping Bunny certification and are available in the UK. Coming in a handy pocket-size, the book is free and can be […]
Cruelty Free International has launched an EU-wide campaign to stop animal testing for cleaning products after it successfully campaigned for an EU ban on testing cosmetics on animals. “A growing number of Leaping Bunny certified cruelty-free companies like The Co-operative, Marks and Spencer, Waitrose, Ecover, method and Bio-D have proven it is possible to make […]
News in brief
July 3, 2020 Jane Wolfe
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Biotiful Dairy makes debut in frozen category
UK kefir brand Biotiful Dairy has added a line of kefir ‘ice creams’ to its growing product portfolio, entering the frozen category for the first time.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]