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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
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Naissance undergoes makeover

Natural and organic beauty brand Naissance has undergone an extensive redesign to attract new customers and anchor it in the do-it-yourself beauty market. The brand, which specializes in natural and organic oil, massage oils and make-your-own beauty kits, has now got a fresh company look with new labels and packaging and a redesigned website. Naissance […]

October 16, 2017 Continue Reading
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Birkenstock wrong-foots beauty world with natural cosmetics range launch

The German footwear company Birkenstock – famous for its iconic cork sandals – used this week’s Vivaness exhibition to preview a comprehensive new range of natural cosmetic products. The trade launch of the Birkenstock Natural Care range, which marks a major departure for the company, caught the natural beauty world by surprise. “The reaction from many people […]

February 20, 2017 Continue Reading
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What’s hot in beauty for 2017

As is usual for December, a host of predictions have been forthcoming about what will be the new trends and innovations for the coming year. As far as the beauty and bodycare sector is concerned, gender-neutral beauty is going to grow in popularity in 2017, according to the Innovation Group’s Future 100 report. Lucie Greene, […]

December 16, 2016 Continue Reading
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Video interview: Jayn Sterland

Natural beauty: The shock of the not new 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 […]

November 14, 2016 Continue Reading
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Fresh faced award winners

Winners of the 2016 Beauty Shortlist Awards have been announced, with a raft of both new and experienced brand names and products on the list. The coveted Best Baby Brand UK went to stalwart Green People, while Best Eco-Friendly Baby Brand was a joint win for both Weleda and Neal’s Yard Remedies. A new launch […]

August 30, 2016 Continue Reading
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Mintel sees beauty and food boundaries blur with gastronomia

Mintel’s study of Global Beauty and Personal Care Trends to 2025 has highlighted the trend of ‘gastronomia’ which it says is driving consumer interest in natural ingredients as people are becoming more involved in creating their own beauty products. Brands are reacting to consumer interest in pure and natural ingredients, says Mintel’s Charlotte Libby in […]

April 4, 2016 Continue Reading
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True Organic skincare from Sweden

True Organic of Sweden is launching its award-winning range of 100% natural and organic beauty products, balms and deodorants onto the UK market. Originally launched in 2007 by Tina de Sousa, the range is said to combine pure, natural and organic ingredients with serious efficiency and a striking pack design. The first product introduced from […]

February 12, 2016 Continue Reading
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Belnatur announces Essential Range

Known for its use by top beauty professionals, Belnatur has now launched its Essential Range – available for use by customers at home. The range of 14 retail products combines natural plant and marine active constituents to address the needs of all skin types: dry-alipic, oily, flaccid, combination, dehydrated and sensitive. There is also an […]

April 7, 2015 Continue Reading
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