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SA shop pops up for Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week

As part of the inaugural Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week in May – which saw the campaign move out from the umbrella of Organic September – the Soil Association opened a pop-up shop in Shoreditch. Throughout the week certified brands – including Viridian Nutrition, Neals Yard Remedies, Therapi Honey Skincare, Herbfarmacy, La-Eva, VOYA, Nourish Skincare […]

May 25, 2017 Continue Reading
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NHS enters natural bodycare market

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has created its own bodycare brand – My Trusty ­– that is free from parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), preservatives or artificial perfumes. In the first commercial venture of its kind in the NHS, the brand is being sold in independent natural products stores and hospital shops, as well as being stocked in […]

April 25, 2017 Continue Reading
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Naturally Better You goes live

Nature’s Supplements has launched an online natural and organic health, beauty and wellbeing shopping portal, Naturally Better You. The company says the site hand selects products, ensuring that they are ethically sourced and efficacious, and offers customers an easy-to-filter system to facilitate shopping for free-from, as well as helping them find products for specific concerns. […]

March 22, 2017 Continue Reading
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Pop-up shop announced for Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week

The Soil Association’s (SA) first standalone Organic Beauty & Wellbeing week will feature a pop-up shop in the East End of London for consumers, press and beauty buyers to visit. Dedicated to Organic Beauty and Wellbeing, the pop-up will consist of certified organic beauty brands, mixed with wellbeing products like superfoods and supplements. Throughout the week […]

March 21, 2017 Continue Reading
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Organic beauty sales up 13%

Sales of certified organic and natural beauty products increased by 13% in 2016 to £61.2 million, according to the Soil Association’s (SA) Organic Beauty and Wellbeing Market Report. The number of SA certified beauty brands is also growing, increasing 22% to 268 licensees since 2016. This is the SA’s first separate report on the organic […]

February 24, 2017 Continue Reading
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L’Oréal rumoured to be mulling Body Shop sale

Following the announcement of its 2016 annual results, reports have surfaced that L’Oréal may be considering offloading The Body Shop due to slowing sales. Founded in 1976 by Anita Roddick, The Body Shop was bought by the French cosmetics company in 2006 for £652.3 million. But with so many brands claiming natural and ethical credentials, […]

February 16, 2017 Continue Reading
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FreeFrom Skincare Awards open

The sixth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards have opened for entries. The awards celebrate the best free-from skincare products in 14 categories including Family Skincare, Men’s Grooming, Problem Skin, Hair Care and, new for this year, Lip Care. There are also special awards for Free From Achievement, Best Brand and Best Overall Free From Product. Joining […]

February 16, 2017 Continue Reading
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New Mediaplanet campaign set to raise awareness of skin health

Your Skin is a new campaign being launched on 24 February by Mediaplanet. Running for six months, it will focus on raising awareness of skin health issues such as skin cancer, eczema, psoriasis and vitiligo. Aimed at the public, patients, healthcare professionals and GPs, the campaign in running in collaboration with the British Association of […]

February 16, 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
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New natural beauty trends at Natural & Organic Products Europe 2017

Being quick to adapt to emerging beauty trends and keeping up-to-date with new product developments is key for any successful natural and organic retailer. And there’s no shortage of insights and innovations at this year’s Natural Beauty & Spa show, which returns to London ExCeL on 2-3 April. Part of Natural & Organic Products Europe […]

February 1, 2017 Continue Reading
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