Organic beauty brand Green People’s latest creation is a Coconut Charcoal Purifying Face Mask designed as a skin-refining, pore-purifying detox mask.
In February, The Squeeky Cleaners will be unveiling a new solution for more eco-friendly house cleaning: a range of 100% natural, organic, vegan and pet-safe cleaning fluids packaged in aluminium bottles.
Sanatio Naturalis has introduced a new two-strong facial skincare range which is COMOS certified organic and uses 100% pure natural oils.
Veganuary may be expecting its biggest ever uptake, but not everyone is happy that plant-based alternatives are being touted as a sustainable choice.
A report will warn that lemon and pine scents commonly used in household products – including natural brands – contribute to dangerous air pollution.
Natural bodycare brand Andalou Naturals has launched its botanical product line CannaCell onto the UK market.
British natural skincare brand 001 Skincare London has unveiled Alpha-Paradise Cleansing Dew, an oil-based cleanser for the face, eyes and neck.
My. Hair Care’s latest launch is a line of Rescue My. Hair Shampoo Bars, handmade soap-free bars with a pH level of 5.5 designed to maintain the scalp’s natural moisture levels.
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.
With increasing awareness about how pollution compromises skin health, Puressentiel has created Organic Essential Elixir to help regenerate skin cells and renourish skin.
British skincare brand 001 London has revealed its latest product, a ‘super serum’ called Alpha-Glow Flash Facial, designed to rejuvenate ageing skin.
Aiming to be at the forefront of the booming trend for personalized skincare, Foreo has created Luna Fofo – what it says is the world’s first device for customized skin cleansing.
Skin Radiance is the latest product from natural beauty and nutrition brand proto-col.
UK multiple Morrisons has joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), a group of organizations committed to reducing the increasing global problem of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear (ghost gear), which maims and kills millions of sea creatures each year.
The Government’s ongoing narrative around tackling waste and pollution generated from single-use plastic could see cotton buds, coffee stirrers and plastic straws added to Theresa May’s environmental action plan.
A campaign started by anti-plastic campaigners and gardeners is urging consumers to switch from tea bags to loose tea to avoid plastic contamination of garden compost.
Éminence Organic Skincare has created the Microgreen Detox Collection to help combat the effects of pollution on the skin, as well as cleanse, exfoliate and protect. The three-piece collection features the brand’s new vitamin-C-rich Detoxifying Microgreens Complex, derived from broccoli, radish and clover sprouts. It also contains detoxophane – naturally found in Swiss cress sprouts […]
The UK Government has pledged to ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads by 2017. The announcement was made by Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom at the beginning of September, adding that a consultation on how the ban would work will commence later in the year. Leadsom said: “Most people […]
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK’s leading marine charity, is asking people to give up single-use plastic during June. The challenge is to say goodbye to conveniences like pre-packed sandwiches, ready meals and plastic-bottled drinks for a day, a week or the whole month. Last year almost 850 people took part in the MCS […]
Yesterday saw the UK launch of 1% for the Planet, a not-for-profit organization that aims to recruit businesses to donate 1% of their turnover to environmental causes. The launch event, held at Chelsea Physic Garden in London, was hosted by Pukka Herbs, 1% for the Planet’s biggest UK company recruit to date. At the event, […]
Vitamin brand told not to repeat COVID-19 claims
May 27, 2020 Jim Manson
Vitamin brand Revival Shots has had social media ads banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for making ‘misleading’ COVID-19 claims.
Lockdown sparks appetite for health and wellness content, says YouGov
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Income often higher on organic farms says SA report
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
Viridian champions health stores with radio campaign
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
April 28, 2020 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.
Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.
Operation Healthy Lockdown
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]