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Holland & Barrett bans chemical sunscreens

Holland & Barrett (H&B) has stopped selling suncare products containing oxybenzone and octinoxate in favour of reef-safe mineral formulas, stating it is the first...

The EcoBeautyScore Consortium is now live

36 cosmetics and personal care companies as well as professional associations have joined forces to form the EcoBeautyScore Consortium, aiming to develop an industry-wide...

Global cosmetics consortium launches for environmental impact assessment

Henkel, L’Oréal, LVMH, Natura & Co and Unilever have announced the launch of a global consortium to develop an industry-wide environmental impact assessment and...

Vegan Society report shows 97% of shoppers want more vegan cosmetics

A new report by The Vegan Society has found that 97% of British shoppers want more vegan-verified cosmetics and toiletries, with 91% saying that...

The next wave of natural and organic beauty at Eco Life Scandinavia

The demand for clean, natural, and organic beauty products continues to grow exponentially across Scandinavia. According to a recent survey by Statista, the revenue...

Vegan Society teams with ADSL to offer animal-free cosmetic tests

The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark is working with Advanced Development and Safety Laboratories (ADSL) to offer a vegan alternative to safety tests using or...

Beauty Brand Izzy Unveils 100% Reusable, Zero Waste & Carbon-Neutral Mascara

Beauty Brand Izzy has recently launched what it claims as the “world’s first zero-waste mascara” as the company regrinds and melts down the applicators...

Navigating Natural & Organic: Elisia Gray, LUSH Cosmetics

The natural and organic industry is continuously growing and shifting, with new trends, regulations, products and practices being introduced into market everyday. How does...

Formula Botanica welcomes its 10,000th student amid fast-paced business growth

Formula Botanica, the award-winning, online organic cosmetic formulation school, this month celebrated reaching the milestone of enrolling its 10,000th student when it opened its courses for summer term enrolment.

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit goes digital

With continuing uncertainty being created by the coronavirus pandemic, the organiser of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit says its next EU edition (2-5 November 2020) will be a digital event.

Looking good: Sweden’s natural and organic beauty sector grew 13.6% in 2019, on course...

The market for natural, organic skin and beauty products grew by 13.9% in 2019 and is on course to double its current share (4-5%) of the total cosmetics market by 2025. 

Call of the wild : Rhug Estate launches into organic beauty space

Rhug Estate Organic Farm has an enviable reputation as a producer of high quality, home bred organic meat with global appeal. Now, its owner, Lord Newborough, has his sights set on on the organic beauty market

Giovanni reaffirms mission to ‘bridge gap between natural and salon-quality’

In 2020, California-headquartered ‘eco chic’ beauty brand Giovanni says it is busy launching new products that affirm its mission to ‘bridge the gap between natural and salon quality’. 

Formula Botanica named Indie Beauty Partner of in-cosmetics Global 2020

Formula Botanica has been named the the official Indie Beauty Partner of in-cosmetics Global 2020 (Barcelona, 31 March-2 April). 

Megatrendy: How the natural beauty sector aligns with global drivers of change

The natural and organic cosmetics and beauty sector is benefiting directly from the megatrends driving change in the world today.