Winner of the Green Formulations category: Alteya Organics

Sustainable Beauty Award-winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Sustainable Beauty Awards were announced at a ceremony in Paris earlier this month. The winner of the Sustainable Ingredient award was Neal’s Yard Remedies with its Frankincense Boswellia Sacra Resin Extract. The new anti-ageing organic skincare ingredient is made from spent resin from the distillation of frankincense essential oils in […]

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Intensive skincare from ORGANii

Natural and organic brand ORGANii has introduced a new Intensive sub range for delicate, dry and sensitive skin prone to eczema, psoriasis and rosacea. The range has launched with two products: Intensive Face & Body Oil and Intensive Soothing Cream. Suitable for the entire family, including children and new-borns, the Intensive products both contain sunflower […]

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‘Biome-friendly’ beauty range hits European shelves

Mother Dirt, the disruptive personal care brand that created a wave of interest from the 2014 New York Times article “My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment,” says its complete biome-friendly product line is now available in the EU and UK. The range is available online at motherdirt.com and exclusively through the retail locations of Content […]

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Dr Konopka’s launches in UK

New to the UK is Dr Konopka’s hair and bodycare products, spanning 59 SKUs and certified natural or organic by COSMOS. The range encompasses everything from shampoos and conditioners to body creams, balms and scrubs, shower gels and bodywash, to hand creams, eye creams, toners and masks. The range includes: Anti-Dandruff Shampoo containing Dr Konopka’s […]

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Bulldog switches to sugarcane-based ‘green plastic’ packaging

British men’s natural cosmetics brand Bulldog has joined forces with packaging innovators RPC M&H Plastics to create new carbon-capturing packaging made from sugarcane. The ‘green polyethylene’ is created by farming sugarcane on sustainable land in Brazil. Whilst being cultivated, the sugarcane captures CO2 from the air as it grows. The packaging developers say that sugarcane […]

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Ben & Anna rolls onto shelves

A new natural and organic brand has launched with a six-strong range of vegan Natural Soda Deodorants to ‘keep sweat at bay and skin happy’. Certified by NATRUE, the deodorants contain baking soda – known for its antibacterial properties – along with softening shea butter and arrowroot, which narrows the pores and helps keep skin […]

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Yorkshire start-up Flaya creates vegan perfume range

North Yorkshire-based Flaya has launched with a line of Vegan Society-approved vegan and organic perfumes designed to offer affordable, ethical luxury. Using plant-based raw materials, including essential oils and floral extracts, the natural scents have a 20% fragrance content and are handmade in small batches. The seven-strong offer consists of: Forever – described as a […]

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Weleda wins Responsible Business Award

Weleda’s ethical and sustainable sourcing team took home the award for Supplier Engagement of the Year at the Ethical Corporation’s eighth annual Responsible Business Awards in October. The awards recognize those organizations that are having an impact on business, society and the environment – setting new standards and direction for business. The judges were looking […]

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Green People rounds off 20th anniversary collection

To complete the special edition collection range rolled out during 2017 to celebrate its 20th anniversary, Green People has launched a new skin care essential: Damask Rose Facial Oil. The nourishing, skin-softening blend of combines thistle seed, sweet almond, jojoba, avocado and rosehip oils which work in synergy to help keep skin soft and supple. […]

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ISO cosmetics guidelines fall short says NATRUE

The final ISO 16128 guidelines covering the technical definitions and criteria for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and products do not have consumer interests at heart, says NATRUE. The second part, published in September by the International Organisation for Standardisation (IS0), completes the guidelines – the first part of which was issued in February 2016­ […]

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