Check out our video round-up of last week’s 2017 Natural Beauty Roundtable event, here at our Brighton offices.
Nature’s Supplements has launched an online natural and organic health, beauty and wellbeing shopping portal, Naturally Better You. The company says the site hand selects products, ensuring that they are ethically sourced and efficacious, and offers customers an easy-to-filter system to facilitate shopping for free-from, as well as helping them find products for specific concerns. […]
Sales of certified organic and natural beauty products increased by 13% in 2016 to £61.2 million, according to the Soil Association’s (SA) Organic Beauty and Wellbeing Market Report. The number of SA certified beauty brands is also growing, increasing 22% to 268 licensees since 2016. This is the SA’s first separate report on the organic […]
We’re only one month into 2017 and it’s already well on its way to making its mark as the year of innovative packaging.
Natural beauty brand benecos is adding new lip balms and cleansing wipes to its product line in the New Year. The brand’s new Natural Lip Balms are designed to protect and nourish lips and keep chapped skin at bay. Containing organic shea butter to moisturise and add shine, the balms are available in Classic, Orange, […]
We speak to Jayn Sterland, MD, Weleda UK, in a special video interview.
Check out our video round-up of last week’s 2016 Natural Beauty Roundtable event, here at our Brighton offices. A full report on the discussion will appear in the Spring issue of Natural Beauty News, and we’ll also be posting mini video interviews with some of this year’s participants in the coming days. Watch this cyberspace! […]
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 […]
The Natural Heath International Beauty Awards, which celebrates the best natural beauty products on the market, will open for entries om 12 September. Several new awards have been added for 2017: the Best Soil Association-Certified Organic Range; the best Vegan Society-Certified Vegan Range; and the Best Natural Foot Care Product. Awards will also go to […]
Natural Beauty News, the UK’s dedicated trade publication and news site for the natural and organic beauty industry, is now accepting nominations for its annual ‘Who’s Who in Natural Beauty Top 25’ list. Voted for by the natural and organic beauty industry, the hotlist provides an essential snapshot of the leading personalities driving the newest […]
In a SONAR survey conducted for a new report by The Innovation Group, 46% of UK millennials say that they use food ingredients to make homemade beauty treatments because they are more natural than products they can find in stores. The New Natural report includes insights from a survey of 1,000 US and UK consumers […]
Natural Products Scandinavia will feature a new Natural Beauty and Skincare Zone and Natural Beauty Innovation Theatre when it returns to Malmö, Sweden, on 1-2 November. This year’s show also sees the introduction of its first ever Best Beauty Brand Award. As the Nordic region’s only dedicated trade event for the natural health, beauty, skin […]
A range of cost-effective opening packages for independent retailers wanting to grow their natural beauty offers has been introduced by Botanical Brands. The brands on offer are Natural Being – a nine-strong manuka honey face and bodycare range from New Zealand; Lippy Girl vegan lipstick from Canada, made from organic and wildcrafted natural oils and […]
Childs Farm has announced the recruitment of James Hume, who has left Fruit Towers, HQ of Innocent Drinks, to join the Hampshire-based natural toiletries company as finance and operations controller. Naturtint Reflex Non Permanent Colour Rinse has won the Temporary Colour category of the Hair Magazine Awards 2015. Available in six shades, the gentle colorant […]
Another year, another inspiring and exhilarating show. At the time of going to press with this column the dust has not long settled on the fabulous Natural Beauty & Spa show, part of Natural & Organic Products Europe, held for the first time this year at ExCeL London.
Swiss natural beauty brand ananné has launched onto the UK market offering a range of skincare essentials, packed with plant-based actives designed to nourish and rejuvenate the skin. Developed by neuroscientist Dr Urs Pohlman, ananné uses a blend of pure natural ingredients derived from plant or mineral origin and is presented in stylish packaging in a bid to […]
Established for 75 years, Turkish natural beauty and bodycare brand Dalan – already available in over 140 countries – is now being distributed in the UK through Naturela. Produced using 100% Aegean olive oil, the Dalan range includes olive oil soaps, shampoos, conditioners, hand and body lotions, shower gels, body oils, body butters, liquid soaps […]
Natural supplement company Works with Water Nutraceuticals has launched a “cutting-edge” apple-flavoured beauty supplement, help: beautify skin. The handy jelly formulation – said to be the first product of its type on the UK market – come in 10g sachets for on-the-go consumption and contain PravenAGE, a patented blend of marine collagen, resveratrol, coenzyme Q10, […]
Increased education is required to raise awareness amongst Asian consumers regarding what the terms ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ beauty means in the European market, says Ada Ooi, founder of organic beauty brand 001 Skincare. Speaking at last week’s Natural & Organic Beauty show, Ooi said that the Asian beauty culture is more focused on beauty aesthetics […]
Ninety per cent of UK consumers deem the avoidance of synthetic ingredients as being ‘important’ when explaining why they buy natural and organic beauty products, according to a recent survey by Organic Monitor on Consumer Insights into Buying Behaviour. The findings – from a poll of 100 consumers conducted over a period of three months […]
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]
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 […]