Naturals and organics

UK government offers support to organic businesses

UK government offers support to organic businesses

By Lucy Whitehouse

In further confirmation of the economic strength seen in the segment, recent moves have been made by both the UK government to support organic consumer goods businesses, particularly exporters.

International natural labelling standard

Special Newsletter natural and organic labelling

How beneficial is an international natural labelling standard?

By Natasha Spencer

With natural actives becoming a commonplace element of many formulators' ingredient lists and as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 16128 provides guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients, we...

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

By Deanna Utroske

Depending on whom you ask, personal care and cosmetic regulations in the US are overly nuanced, too convoluted, or not exacting enough. All the same, trends and marketing strategies have collided in recent years to make ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ beauty...

How to stop confusing consumers with organic and natural labelling

Special Newsletter: Natural and Organic Labelling

Why consumers struggle with natural and organic labelling and how to fix it

By Simon Pitman

Natural and organic labelling claims, certification and branding are confusing enough even for industry professionals, so imagine how consumers feel. We spoke to Ecovia Intelligence-founder Amarjit Sahota to find out how things can be simplified.

Sustainable sourcing for beauty: what’s the outlook?

Sustainable sourcing for beauty: what’s the outlook?

By Lucy Whitehouse

Companies looking to develop and maintain a sustainable profile need to ensure the visibility and transparency of their sourcing: one upcoming industry event is set to consider this hot topic.

Latest in naturals trend in Europe

Latest in naturals trend in Europe

By Lucy Whitehouse

We gather together the latest innovations, launches and trends defining the naturals and organics segment in Europe’s beauty and personal care market.

Fair Hair Care stamp targets ethical hair extensions

Fair Hair Care stamp targets ethical hair extensions

By Simon Pitman

Hair extensions have often been in the spotlight over allegations of poor business practices, which is why the Fair Hair Care organisation is stepping in with the aim of setting higher standards.

Symrise launches global preservatives challenge

Symrise launches global preservatives challenge

By Lucy Whitehouse

Symrise is one major ingredients player responding to the rising demand for alternative and natural preservative ingredients, with the company now sponsoring a ‘Global Preservative Challenge’.