Weleda’s ethical and sustainable sourcing team won Supplier Engagement of the Year at the Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards in October.
Weleda sponsored The Model Zone at London Fashion Week again this month (15-19 September 2017), for the tenth year. The British Fashion Council project is the official London Fashion Week zone where models can rest and recharge their batteries between fittings and shows. Weleda’s team of beauty therapists – Nisha Jani, Amanda Bucher, Rachael Leffman, […]
Weleda has introduced a three-strong range of NATRUE-certified 24h Roll-On Deodorants. Suitable for those with sensitive skin, the deodorants use natural ingredients including essential oils to help neutralize odour-causing bacteria on the skin. The products contain no aluminium salts, allowing the body to detox naturally without blocking the pores. They are available in: Citrus, combining […]
Weleda has unveiled its new Arnica Recovery Vehicle, which is touring sports events and festivals throughout the summer to offer arnica relief to aching muscles. The mobile unit’s first stop was the Keswick Mountain Festival – which incorporates cycling, running, open water swimming and triathlon – where participants were offered mini arnica massages at the […]
Weleda has picked up an impressive eight awards at the 2017 Gentle Parenting Awards. The natural beauty and naturopathic medicine specialist scooped a total of seven Golds among its haul, building on the company’s success last year at the same awards, when it won two Golds. Products were shortlisted by Gentle Parenting’s panel of expert […]
Weleda has launched a new NATRUE-certified Kids 2in1 Shampoo & Body Wash range. The three-strong offer is available in: Very Vanilla, a mellow fragrance, with the sweetness of vanilla and delicate fruity notes of mandarin; Lively Lime, which has the zesty citrus scent of lime and lemon essential oils to refresh and energize; and Happy […]
The Beauty Shortlist Mama & Baby Awards have announced the winners for this year. Among the winners was new British brand Little Aurelia which won several categories including Best New Baby Brand and Best New Baby Product 2017 for its Sleep Time Top to Toe Cream, while Best Baby Brand saw Neal’s Yard Remedies and […]
Green beauty brand Weleda has unveiled its first range of Tinted Lip Balms, available from April. The NATRUE-certified natural balms are available in three shades, using mineral pigments and natural ingredients to provide a subtle hint of colour and shimmer. The colours are: Nude – a barely-there tint to leave a natural shimmer on the […]
The winners of the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2017 were announced today, the first time international entries were accepted.
The winners of the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2017 were announced today, the first time international entries were accepted. British brands Aurelia, Skinesis, Oskia and Neal’s Yard Remedies won major brand categories in this year’s Beauty Shortlist Awards, with Weleda (Switzerland), Dr Hauschka (Germany), Black Chicken Remedies and Mukti Organics (Australia), Murad Skincare and Colleen Rothschild […]
The world organic personal care and cosmetic products market is expected to reach $19.8 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 10.2% from 2016 to 2022, according to a new report published by Allied Market Research. The report, titled Organic Personal Care and Cosmetic Products Market – Global Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015-2022, claims that “increasing interest […]
Now in its 10th anniversary year of supporting London Fashion Week (LFW) models by sponsoring the British Fashion Council project The Model Zone, Weleda turned the initiative on its head this January and gave the male models at London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) some much needed pampering. Just as the girls are spoiled in February […]
We speak to Jayn Sterland, MD, Weleda UK, in a special video interview.
The beauty industry is in a state of perpetual reinvention, the need for constant innovation and ‘newness’ unquestioned. To some extent that’s true for the natural and organic beauty sector too. But just how sustainable is that relentless quest for the new? Not very, according to Jayn Sterland, MD at Weleda UK.
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 […]
This year’s Sustainable Beauty Awards, organized by Organic Monitor, saw Weleda win two awards and take runner up in a third category. The natural and organic brand won the Green Formulations category with its anti-ageing Evening Primrose Body and Face Care range, with Synthesis Organics making runner-up. Weleda was also placed first in the Sustainability […]
If you don’t have an uber-dewy complexion and you’re not working your ‘bitten lip’ look every day, then you clearly haven’t got your K-Beauty ‘thang’ down pat! Asian beauty trends have dominated the beauty market since their arrival in 2014. “Asian-ification”, as dubbed by Nicole Tyrimou, beauty and personal care analyst at Euromonitor International, is, […]
Onagre (French for evening primrose) is the latest scent to be added to Weleda’s natural fragrance range, which launched in the UK earlier this year. “This Christmas we are excited to be expanding our Jardin de Vie range with a beautiful fourth fragrance, Onagre, inspired by our Evening Primrose skincare collection,” explained Weleda’s managing director […]
Weleda MD Jayn Sterland tops this year’s ‘Who’s Who in Natural Beauty’ industry hotlist The UK’s best natural beauty retailers have been announced today with the publication of the autumn edition of Natural Beauty News, published by Diversified Communications UK. Waitrose, Debenhams, Holland & Barrett, LoveLula, Beauty Kitchen, and Amaranth have all been recognised with […]
This weekend (2-4 September), Weleda is partnering Valley Fest to bring a Wellbeing Spa zone to the festival – an area dedicated to pampering and tranquility. In four Holistic Therapy pods Weleda is treating festival-goers to a unique Weleda experience from their team of holistic therapists, offering a selection of treatments using bespoke fragrance packages […]
News in brief
December 15, 2017 Jane Wolfe
On 24-25 November, Whole Earth hosted the first-ever peanut butter fondue bar in Shoreditch, London, giving the public the opportunity to experiment with different dipping combinations. Healthy chocolate brand Cocoa+ has launched into 268 Holland & Barrett stores with its High Protein Chocolate Advent Calendar. Chocolate brand Raw Halo has returned to Crowdcube for the second time to raise investment […]
H&B doubles size of HQ
Following its recent purchase by L1 Retail, Holland and Barrett has doubled the size of its global headquarters at Eliot Park in Nuneaton.
Allure of ‘indie’ and natural leads to record year for beauty M&A
Growing consumer interest in all things ‘indie’ natural and organic has produced record levels merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the beauty and personal care sector, according to data from Catalyst Corporate Finance.
Ground-breaking sustainable seaweed standard launched
A GROUND-breaking standard for seaweed farming has been launched jointly by the Marine Stewardship Council and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.
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 […]
NATRUE is an international not-for-profit organisation located in Brussels. The NATRUE standard has set a high benchmark for quality and integrity since 2008. The NATRUE logo is one that is trusted and recognised worldwide – our motto: one logo for one world. With 4,500 NATRUE certified products on the market, the NATRUE Label continues to […]
French Organic Beauty Care since 1983, Melvita brings you the purest expressions of nature… Melvita is one of the world’s largest certified organic beauty brands. Founded by natural and organic beauty-pioneer, Bernard Chevilliat in 1983 in the South of France Melvita offers beauty care top-to-toe. Bernard was a bee-keeper and biologist who left the city […]