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 […]
New research from Mintel highlighting the trends driving innovation in UK skincare, has revealed that British brands are leading the way globally in a number of areas, including facial skincare targeting the microbiome.
Emani Vegan Cosmetics has partnered with eco-friendly, cruelty-free fashion brand Vin + Omi as the official make-up sponsor for its London Fashion Week show tonight, entitled Planet Rewind.
Weleda once again sponsored the Men’s Model Zone at London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) earlier this month, in a new location near the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, East London.
Natural make-up and skincare brand benecos has extended its For Men Only grooming collection with a new Shaving Cream and Shaving Brush, both of which are suitable for vegans.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has expanded its range of colour cosmetics with 59 new items.
Natural and organic beauty brand benecos has introduced a range of eight colourful vegan make-up brushes and a sponge.
Natural beauty, health and wellness blogger Ailish Lucas reports from the Indie Beauty Expo in LA to bring us some of the key trends coming out of the US which are worth paying attention to
Organic make-up and skincare brand benecos has extended its make-up range with seven summer-inspired products, including new mascaras, a bronzer and face powder, as well as ‘eight-free’ non-toxic nail polishes. Benecos Natural Mascara Adorable Lashes is suitable for vegans and is available in Deep Ocean and Ultimate black. The curved brush helps to curl and […]
Household cleaning products and certain categories of personal care products will escape the UK’s ban on microbeads, environment campaigners have warned.
PHB Ethical Beauty (PHB) has developed a range of ethical and affordable natural and organic cosmetics, designed to blur the line between make-up and skincare. Using organic ingredients, botanical actives and pure, ethically-sourced minerals, the range aims to offer colourful and dramatic make-up which also cares for and enhances skin. The range includes foundation, BB […]
Natural cosmetic brand benecos is celebrating the arrival of summer with 15 new products to bring a ray of sunshine to make-up bags. Designed to provide natural products in trendy colours and at affordable prices, the Summer Collection (launching on 11 July) spans lip gloss, nail polish, eyeshadow, powder, bronzer and lipstick. The new products […]
Next month Stratford-upon-Avon will see the opening of a new natural and organic spa and shop, The Bard’s Mistress. Described as a luxury retreat, the new venture combines a shop and treatment room offering signature facials, massages and treatments, and is the brainchild of beauty therapist Esther Cooney who teamed up with organic skin expert […]
Natural and organic brand lavera has replaced its entire make-up range with 109 brand new products. Ranging from complexion products such as tinted moisturising creams and liquid foundations to lipsticks, eyeshadows and eyeliner pencils, the collection includes innovative products like Butterfly Effect Mascara and Lip & Cheek Tint. “Lavera has succeeded in delivering an affordable, […]
Online natural beauty website LoveLula has created a new section called LoveLula Boutique which offers aspiring brands a platform from which to showcase and sell their products. Sonia White, director of the company, launched the new section to actively support young, artisan brands needing a marketplace in which to bring their products to the attention […]
Online natural beauty website LoveLula has created a new section called LoveLula Boutique which offers aspiring natural beauty brands a platform from which to showcase and sell their products. Sonia White, director of the company, launched the new section to actively support young, artisan brands needing a marketplace in which to bring their products to […]
News reaches the natural beauty desk that Bare Escentuals (the brand behind bareMinerals) is opening its fourth stand-alone UK boutique down in sunny Brighton. The store, which opens its doors on Friday 29 July, continues Bare Escentuals successful retail operation, which so far boasts boutiques in Covent Garden, Windsor and St Albans. As ever, the […]
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…)
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]