Naturals and organics

Natural Notes: Where fragrance fits in the natural beauty niche

Natural Notes: Where fragrance fits in the natural beauty niche

By Deanna Utroske

Perfume, parfum, eau de toilette, cologne, body spray, essential oils—all of these are coming into conversation with the natural beauty movement. And earlier in the fragrance supply chain natural sourcing initiatives are getting very interesting.

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.