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 […]

November 16, 2017 Continue Reading

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 […]

November 8, 2017 Continue Reading

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 […]

November 2, 2017 Continue Reading

Leading beauty experts join Natural Products Scandinavia line-up

With the Natural Beauty Theatre’s full seminar line-up now confirmed, Natural Products Scandinavia – taking place at MalmöMässan in Sweden, on 15-16 November – will host exclusive sessions from some of the biggest names in natural and organic beauty, including Natrue, Tree of Brands, AllergyCertified, Kosmetikk, NOC Sweden, Naturligt Snygg, and Ecovia Intelligence. “I’ve been […]

October 25, 2017 Continue Reading
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Anti-pollution beauty lagging behind in Europe

In regions such as Asia and the United States anti-pollution beauty and bodycare has broken into the mainstream, but according to Mintel, Europe is still trailing way behind. In her piece Beauty Spot: Anti-pollution beauty – Why Europe needs to step it up, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd says that despite the perils of urban pollution being […]

October 16, 2017 Continue Reading

Judges for the 2018 Beauty Shortlist Awards confirmed

The seventh annual 2018 Beauty Shortlist Awards will take place in London on Friday 2 March 2018. It’s the second year that the awards are open to submissions from international beauty, health and men’s grooming brands, with judging panels in the UK, USA and Australia. The lead judges for 2018 have now been confirmed, and […]

September 28, 2017 Continue Reading

Natural Beauty News industry hotlist announced

This year’s Who’s Who in Natural Beauty has been announced today with the publication of the autumn edition of Natural Beauty News, published by Diversified Communications UK. Jayn Sterland, managing director of Weleda UK, has once again landed the top spot in the annual round up of the natural beauty industry’s most influential personalities. Voted […]

September 22, 2017 Continue Reading

Natural personal care sector sees growth slow in UK

A new report by Ecovia Intelligence shows that sales revenues in the natural and organic personal care market have risen by nearly 30% since 2012, with hair care products being the most popular, with a 5% market share of total hair care products. However, growth is now slowing due to the uncertain political and economic […]

September 5, 2017 Continue Reading
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Natural Beauty Retail Awards move to April

Natural Beauty News has today announced that the Natural Beauty Retail Awards will move from November to April for 2018. The Natural Beauty Retail Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate the importance that a great retail experience plays in growing the organic and natural beauty market. The revamped awards will now take place at […]

July 25, 2017 Continue Reading

UK microbead ban to go ahead this year

As part of his speech The Unfrozen Moment – Delivering A Green Brexit, UK Secretary of State Michael Gove has said that legislation will be introduced this year to ban microbeads in rinse-off personal care products. “Last year the government launched a consultation on banning microbeads in personal care products, which have such a devastating […]

July 24, 2017 Continue Reading