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Fermented hopes

If you don’t have an uber-dewy complexion and you’re not working your ‘bitten lip’ look every day, then you clearly haven’t got your K-Beauty ‘thang’ down pat! Asian beauty trends have dominated the beauty market since their arrival in 2014. “Asian-ification”, as dubbed by Nicole Tyrimou, beauty and personal care analyst at Euromonitor International, is, […]

October 26, 2016 Continue Reading
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NATRUE raises profile at NPE with inaugural pavilion

This year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe saw the launch of the NATRUE pavilion, which brought together several European natural skincare brands under one roof. The aim of the pavilion was to communicate the importance of certification for manufacturers when differentiating themselves from the greenwash beauty brands on the market, raise awareness of the NATRUE […]

April 22, 2016 Continue Reading

NATRUE to host pavilion at NPE

This year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe will see the launch of the NATRUE Pavilion in the Natural Beauty & Spa area of the show. The NATRUE Pavilion is designed to demonstrate the international nature of the NATRUE certification standard for natural and organic products, with over 4,700 products currently certified from more than 200 […]

April 11, 2016 Continue Reading
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As you like it

Next month Stratford-upon-Avon will see the opening of a new natural and organic spa and shop, The Bard’s Mistress. Described as a luxury retreat, the new venture combines a shop and treatment room offering signature facials, massages and treatments, and is the brainchild of beauty therapist Esther Cooney who teamed up with organic skin expert […]

August 28, 2014 Continue Reading

Gluten-free beauty claims on the increase

Gluten-free credentials are increasingly finding their way into the UK beauty sector, with a 22% increase in the use of the gluten-free claims in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to a blog by Mintel’s Lucy Cornford. With only 1% of launches specifically highlighting their gluten-free credentials on pack, she says that the potential […]

August 13, 2014 Continue Reading

Lavera reveals brand new cosmetics range

Natural and organic brand lavera has replaced its entire make-up range with 109 brand new products. Ranging from complexion products such as tinted moisturising creams and liquid foundations to lipsticks, eyeshadows and eyeliner pencils, the collection includes innovative products like Butterfly Effect Mascara and Lip & Cheek Tint. “Lavera has succeeded in delivering an affordable, […]

July 10, 2014 Continue Reading
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CC yourself with Lavera

AN ALL-NATURAL eight-in-one anti-ageing moisturiser – Colour Correction (CC) Cream – is now available from Lavera. The organic multi-tasking cream contains 100% natural ingredients and is enriched with ingredients including anti-ageing camu camu berries, willow bark, hyaluronic acid, vitamins C and E, and wheatgerm extract. The NaTrue-certified product aims to hydrate the skin; brighten the […]

May 6, 2014 Continue Reading

Luscious locks from Lavera

Already well known for offering natural and organic skincare products, Lavera has now branched out into hair care, creating a range of affordable products using natural organic plant extracts and fragrances. The new range comprises six shampoos, two conditioners and four hair care treatments. The offer includes Organic Balance Shampoo containing lemon and mint extracts […]

January 29, 2014 Continue Reading