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 […]
Leading natural products distributor Kinetic will be coming to this weekend’s Natural & Organic Products Europe (19-20 April, ExCel, London) with a string of award-winning products – and the knowledge that 2015 has got off to a flying start. Kinetic’s Alexander Barani comments: “Our brands have seen growth of between 22-55% between 2013 and 2014 […]
News in brief: snippets of news from NPN
February 18, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Aiming to spice up the sauce and condiments market is Big Tom Spiced Tomato Ketchup boasting a significantly lower sugar content than other leading brands.
Growth for gummies
A new paper by Future Market Insights reports that the vitamin gummies market value is projected to grow at a ‘healthy’ CAGR of 5.1% between 2019-2029.
Expert calls for research into link between VMS and productivity
Dr Adam Drewnowski has called for further research into the connection between food supplements, dietary nutrient density and productivity in the workplace.
A Total Sweet charity tie-up in Madagascar
Total Sweet has teamed up with a small UK charity to create tree corridors on Madagascar to help lemurs and other wildlife recover from deforestation.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
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. […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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 […]
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 […]