Organic & Natural Beauty is taking place as part of Professional Beauty ExCeL London, one of the largest beauty & spa exhibitions in Europe, as an event purely dedicated to organic & natural beauty products. It showcases natural, naturally inspired, organic, fairtrade, sustainable, ethical, free-from and eco-friendly beauty products and nutritional supplements from around the world.
Launched in June 2013, the event offers a unique networking platform for exchanging ideas, launching new products and meeting retailers, distributors, importers and health and beauty professionals from all over the UK and around the world.
News Faye Fisher
It is widely known that drinking green tea is beneficial to your health, it is full of antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body, but did you know you can use it in your skin and hair care regime to gain further health and beauty benefits? Below are six benefits of using green tea and ways to achieve these benefits: Tones and moisturises dry skin – To draw out impurities, shrink large pores and get a healthy glow spray green tea on your face twice a day or freeze freshly brewed green tea as ice cubes and use them as a toner. Helps reduce acne – green tea is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, try cutting out the chemicals that you are putting on your face and try this natural remedy. Boil a pot of green tea and dab the tea bag on the affected area. Let it dry on its own and wash it off with cold ...Read more
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Organic September, the UK’s celebration of all things organic, is fast approaching and the Soil Association is hosting the celebrations for Organic Beauty Week on the September 8 - 14. Dart Marina Health Spa has joined up with the leading British organic spa brand, Pinks Boutique, to offer a week of green beauty. The message behind the Organic Beauty Festival is “Small changes, big difference” with the hope of inspiring more people to use organic beauty products. Deborah Isaac, manager at Dart Marina Health Spa explains, “We are proud to be taking part in this national move to highlight the benefits of using certified organic products. We recommend looking for the Soil Association symbol on a product before buying to ensure that what’s in the pot contains pure, natural organic ingredients.” Dart Marina Health Spa chose to work with Pink...Read more
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Aromatherapy treatments tend to target women, as studies have shown they are more acutely aware of the scents around them. However, ancient history has proven that men have used aromatherapy for many years. Neal’s Yard Remedies has put together six aromatherapy blends to help male clients with their concerns, including hair loss, stress and aching muscles. The six remedies below are blended using essential oils that are considered to have more masculine scents and help with the following health concerns: Headache Relief – Peppermint has properties that are said to help relieve sinus pain. Use as a compress applied to the forehead or simply dab a drop of peppermint onto each temple. Stress Relief – A blend of bergamot, patchouli, petitgrain, grapefruit and ylang ylang essential oils make for a great stress relieving m...Read more
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There has been a major competition issue for certified organic cosmetic manufacturers in recent years due to widespread ‘Greenwashing’. There are cosmetic brands that market their products as being ‘organic’ and ‘natural’ but they are not. Here we show you how to identify genuinely organic products from those making unfounded organic claims. The Soil Association has discovered that ingredients found in antifreeze, floor cleaner and oven cleaner have been found in non-certified beauty products labeled as organic or natural. There is a known lack of regulations concerning labeling of organic or natural beauty products. Companies are taking advantage of this and misleading consumers, which is not only unfair and dangerous to the consumer, but it is also unfair to genuine organic and natural beauty companies. The Soil Association, alongsid...Read more
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The global organic personal care market is expected to witness significant growth from £4.87 bn ($8.2 bn) in 2013, to reach £9.49 bn ($15.98 bn) by 2020, according to the Market Research Consultants, Grand View Research. This reflects an annual growth rate of between 9% and 10% across Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific regions. Why is the market growing? Grand View Research suggests the growth is due to the increase in awareness of the benefits of organic products. It also implies that rising consumer concerns over the use of synthetic chemicals in personal care products could shifting their focus to organic products. With extensive product innovation, the array of products customers can choose from is also gradually expanding. Product distr...Read more