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Father and daughter brand Austin Austin launches into organic beauty

Launched this summer, Austin Austin is a family run company founded by daughter and father, Bessie and Richard Austin. Following a year of formulating, the six-product range of hair, hand and body care is certified organic by both the Soil Association and COSMOS. Comprising a Bergamot & Juniper Shampoo and Conditioner, a Palmarosa & Vetiver […]

September 13, 2017 Continue Reading
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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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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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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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Terre Verdi unwraps travel sizes, gift sets for Christmas

Ethical and organic brand skincare Terre Verdi has introduced new travel sizes of four of its products and created two new gift sets in time for Christmas. The brand’s FranChouliPom Body Oil, Yoga&Sports Body Oil, Acqua di Rosa Balancing Mist and GoodOils Cleansing Oil are now all available in 30ml travel sizes. Terre Verdi’s Organic […]

November 23, 2016 Continue Reading
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Entries set to open for the Natural Heath International Beauty Awards 2017

The Natural Heath International Beauty Awards, which celebrates the best natural beauty products on the market, will open for entries om 12 September. Several new awards have been added for 2017: the Best Soil Association-Certified Organic Range; the best Vegan Society-Certified Vegan Range; and the Best Natural Foot Care Product. Awards will also go to […]

September 9, 2016 Continue Reading
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Botanicals expands customer choice

Botanicals Natural Organic Skincare has launched three new Rose & Geranium organic bodycare products, increasing its existing Soil Association-certified range in a bid to increase customer choice. A new body polish, body lotion, and hand lotion have been added to the existing Rose & Geranium range, which is formulated using 100 per cent natural products, […]

August 30, 2016 Continue Reading

Pay it forward

2016 has been tough on us so far. Ronnie Corbett, Terry Wogan, David Bowie, Victoria Wood, Prince … it reads like a headline cast for the best New Year’s Eve cabaret show ever, but alas it is instead the tip of a celebrity iceberg of terribly sad losses that we have experienced thus far (let […]

August 23, 2016 Continue Reading
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Formula Botanica scholarship up for grabs in global pitch

Accredited organic cosmetic science school Formula Botanica is hosting a global voting and video pitching competition to win an exclusive organic skincare entrepreneur scholarship. Partnering with the Soil Association, The Beauty Voice, Peridot Magazine, Melinda Coss and the Organic Herb Trading Company, Formula Botanica is running the competition as part of this year’s Organic Beauty Week (19-25 September). The […]

July 27, 2016 Continue Reading
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