According to Soil Association Certification’s Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Market 2019 report, sustainable shoppers have driven the market for certified organic and natural beauty products to an all-time high with a 14% rise in sales in 2018.
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.
As we shake off the excesses of the festive season and bring our focus to another year in this constantly evolving (but sometimes fickle) industry, I am reminded of the sheer pace of change, and the increasing shift of natural and organic values into mainstream consciousness.
On 24 October London welcomed a new trade and consumer show to the UK – the Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) – with a two-day exhibition held in the city’s Old Truman Brewery. The New York City-born event was designed to introduce independent global beauty labels to press, buyers, bloggers and the public.
UK natural beauty products manufacturer Faith in Nature has doubled in size over the last five years, with sales reaching £4.6 million in the year to July 2018, according to the company.
Skin Radiance is the latest product from natural beauty and nutrition brand proto-col.
Unilever’s new ‘responsible beauty’ brand Love Beauty & Planet has arrived in the UK, with further launches into Europe expected later this year.
Submissions are now open for NPN’s ‘who’s who in natural beauty’, a countdown of the top 25 personalities who shape the natural and organic beauty industry.
Rosie Greenaway sits with Antipodes founder Elizabeth Barbalich on the Kinetic stand at Natural & Organic Products Europe to discuss Manuka honey, online marketplaces, self-care and how her favourite form of London transport inspired the brand’s latest publicity stunt Spend any time with Antipodes founder Elizabeth Barbalich and it will quickly become clear that the […]
Natural Australian haircare brand A’Kin has undergone a packaging re-design, unveiling a new look for 2018.
From British brand Isla Apothecary come two new additions to its clean beauty range: Skin Balm and Skin Purifying Mud.
Daylesford Organic launches a new range of certified COSMOS Organic sustainable hand care products.
Leading natural and organic online training school Formula Botanica has launched a series of Green Beauty Conversations podcasts.
According to the Soil Association’s Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Market Report 2018, the organic and natural beauty product sector saw its seventh consecutive year of growth in 2017, with certified sales up 24% to reach £75.9 million in the UK.
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.
Zero Green celebrates first year with new look
March 22, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Bristol eco store Zero Green underwent a transformation earlier this month, reopening in time to celebrate its one-year anniversary.
Dig the SOiL
Veld Botanicals has introduced its new brand SOil to the UK market, offering a range of organic aromatherapy products.
Responsible capitalism: a manifesto
Following his acceptance of the Award for Responsible Capitalism, Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson explains why receiving the award gave him mixed feelings.
Guy Singh-Watson calls out capitalism in front of royalty
The 18th Award for Responsible Capitalism has been presented to Guy Singh-Watson by publishing group First, in a ceremony attended by HRH Princess Anne. But the decision to accept the award, says the Riverford Organic’s founder, was ‘a difficult one’.
Sparking the passion, naturally
February 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a momentous time of love and lust. With a broadening range of sexual wellbeing products on the market, Sharna Waid looks into which natural remedies retailers should be exploring to support and empower their female customers’ confidence in the bedroom
A nation on the move
Kate Miller looks at the main aggravators of joint pain and uncovers how the public’s well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions can often lead to injuries come spring
The power of sour
While not yet mainstream, and certainly not new, fermented foods were heralded as one of the big trends of 2018 and continue to work their way onto the shelves of independent retailers up and down the country. Hayley Coristine investigates the qualities that are helping this ancient food technology gain wider appeal (more…)
Best bar none
With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit
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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 […]
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.