Tisserand Aromatherapy springs into action

Tisserand Aromatherapy has announced a new initiative to support grass roots sports via the sponsorship of up-and-coming gymnast, Sophie Scott. A member of Leatherhead & Dorking Gymnastics Club since she was four, Scott has already represented her country as part of the GB Junior Team in international events, and has just been selected to be […]

February 13, 2017 Continue Reading
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Innovation set to drive growth in organic personal care market

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 […]

February 13, 2017 Continue Reading

Weleda wears the trousers

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 […]

February 13, 2017 Continue Reading

Wash away impurities

Natural and vegan personal care range Pacifica is launching its new micella waters. Available to order in April 2017, the innovative tonic waters help to capture and lift away dirt, oil, impurities and make-up without harsh rubbing or even rinsing. Said to contain ‘micelles’ – nanosized oil molecules floating in water – the micellar waters […]

February 13, 2017 Continue Reading
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Eat yourself beautiful

Organic stalwart Neal’s Yard Remedies is launching its own beauty bible – Neal’s Yard Remedies Eat Beautiful. Designed to revolutionize your beauty regime from within and enhance natural radiance, the visual guide features over 100 nourishing recipes and trusted advice for eating yourself beautiful top to toe. Each in-depth chapter is beautifully illustrated and explores […]

February 13, 2017 Continue Reading
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Colour Me Gift Boxes

Botanical Brands, the sole UK distributor for New Zealand-based natural skincare and cosmetics brand Living Nature, has added three new Lipstick Gift Boxes to its range, called Colour Me. The new Colour Me Gift Boxes contain three lipsticks from the Living Nature Mineral Cosmetics range that have been matched to a theme. Colour Me Romantic […]

February 13, 2017 Continue Reading
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The future is wearable

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. And not just in beauty, either, but across the board. According to J Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group Future 100 report, designers are “borrowing forms from other categories and bidding farewell to packaging […]

January 25, 2017 Continue Reading
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Having our cake and eating it

I had a conversation recently with an organic beauty expert who expressed genuine concern over the way in which we, as consumers, have been conditioned to buy cosmetics. Her fear is that many shoppers are enticed by premium designer labels rather than the contents of the product. The fact that these products often have overin- […]

January 3, 2017 Continue Reading
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Keep calm and slow down

Once a year, around the month of November, great minds from the natural beauty sector assemble at Diversified Communications HQ in Brighton to attend the Natural Beauty Roundtable. It’s a humbling experience to be part of, to witness the merging of expert opinions, to hear the knowledgeable speak from their perspectives, and to ascertain what […]

November 29, 2016 Continue Reading
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Beautiful at 90

Last month I joined the special 90th birthday celebrations for Weleda’s pioneering Skin Food product. Made from a 100% natural blend of plant extracts in a thick, rich base, this whole body moisturizer has been nourishing the nation’s skin since 1926 when it was first formulated by the brand’s visionary founder Rudolf Steiner. There can’t […]

July 12, 2016 Continue Reading