British start-up creates vegan hair growth supplement

New Lancashire-based company My Hair Secret has launched a nutritional supplement called Hair Growth Formula PLUS+. The scientifically formulated supplement contains Lustalox – a blend created by brand founder and scientist Emma Procter – which contains a blend of ingredients designed to block the formation of dihydrotestosterone, a hormone linked to baldness and hair loss, […]

March 21, 2017 Continue Reading

Weleda launches Tinted Lip Balm line

Green beauty brand Weleda has unveiled its first range of Tinted Lip Balms, available from April. The NATRUE-certified natural balms are available in three shades, using mineral pigments and natural ingredients to provide a subtle hint of colour and shimmer. The colours are: Nude – a barely-there tint to leave a natural shimmer on the […]

March 17, 2017 Continue Reading
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BRYT gives skin a boost

BRYT Skincare has reformulated its 100% natural Boost Serum ­to incorporate hyaluronic acid to nourish and restore skin of all ages. Designed for maturing skin that is tired, dehydrated or needs a pick-me-up, the intense overnight serum aims to help draw water into the skin and prevent moisture loss, while revitalizing the skin’s outer layers […]

February 22, 2017 Continue Reading

Wash away impurities

Natural and vegan personal care range Pacifica is launching its new micella waters. Available to order in April 2017, the innovative tonic waters help to capture and lift away dirt, oil, impurities and make-up without harsh rubbing or even rinsing. Said to contain ‘micelles’ – nanosized oil molecules floating in water – the micellar waters […]

February 13, 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

Fair Squared sets up for Christmas

Ethical natural beauty brand Fair Squared has launched a Christmas Gift Set comprising four mini-size products, all Natrue certified, vegan and carrying the Fairtrade logo. The set contains 10ml sizes of: Green Tea Body Lotion, a light and nourishing body moisturizer; Apricot Shampoo to repair and strengthen hair; Vanilla Shower Gel, containing olive oil to […]

October 26, 2016 Continue Reading

PHB Ethical Beauty introduces cosmetics line

PHB Ethical Beauty (PHB) has developed a range of ethical and affordable natural and organic cosmetics, designed to blur the line between make-up and skincare. Using organic ingredients, botanical actives and pure, ethically-sourced minerals, the range aims to offer colourful and dramatic make-up which also cares for and enhances skin. The range includes foundation, BB […]

October 14, 2016 Continue Reading

All’s fair …

Fair Squared has launched its personal care products onto the UK market, complete with new recyclable packaging for 2016. The fair trade, eco, vegan brand uses ingredients certified by Fair Trade Labelling Organization (FLO) and carries the NATRUE label. All products are free from parabens, nano particles, mineral and palm oil. They aren’t tested on […]

May 5, 2016 Continue Reading
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Dr Bronner’s gets teeth tingly

This year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe will see the launch of Dr Bronner’s Toothpastes. With 70% organic ingredients, Dr Bronner’s low-foaming formula has no synthetic detergent foaming agents, is fluoride-free, vegan and cruelty-free, with no artificial colours, flavours, preservatives, or sweeteners. Available in Peppermint, Cinnamon and Anise flavours, the simple yet effective toothpaste help […]

April 7, 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