Discount supermarket chain Aldi has launched a line of environmentally-friendly beauty products to the UK under its Lacura brand.
Sanatio Naturalis has introduced a new two-strong facial skincare range which is COMOS certified organic and uses 100% pure natural oils.
28% of UK women have reduced the number of products they use in their facial skincare regimes in the past year, according to new research by Mintel.
Natural cosmetics and bodycare brand benecos has introduced 45 brand new products to its BDIH COSMOS-certified beauty offer.
British natural skincare brand 001 Skincare London has unveiled Alpha-Paradise Cleansing Dew, an oil-based cleanser for the face, eyes and neck.
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 […]
OTB welcomes new general manager
July 7, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Urgent wake up call to Government to ‘fix the failings of food’
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
News in brief
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.
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.
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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 […]
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. […]
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 […]