Ingredients

Why You Need Cedarwood Oil

Why You Need Cedarwood Oil

This week Evolve are telling us all about the importance of Cedarwood oil and why they use it in their range. The use of Cedarwood oil, or Cedar oil, dates back centuries, all the way to Ancient Egypt. It is an essential oil derived from many types of conifers, normally […]

Meet the Maker: Briogeo

Meet the Maker: Briogeo

The Naturisimo team have been swooning over Briogeo‘s clean, potent haircare since it first arrived in the office, so naturally we wanted to meet founder Nancy Twine to learn more about the brand, the ingredients she uses and what inspired her to create her brand. What is the story behind Briogeo? […]

Anti-Pollution Skincare

Anti-Pollution Skincare

We asked Oskia Founder Georgie Cleeve to talk us through one of the biggest buzzwords in beauty, “Anti-Pollution” and find out more about Oskia’s new free radical fighting range. This range has been a very long time coming for me so I am pleased to be finally able to share it […]

The Importance of Antioxidants

The Importance of Antioxidants

We’ve all heard of free radicals and antioxidants but their importance is now becoming more and more obvious as numerous studies show just how essential they are. From the very beginning of The Organic Pharmacy, Margo Marrone’s aim was to pack as many plant-based antioxidants into their skin care as […]

Everyday Aromatherapy with Therapie Roques ONeil

Everyday Aromatherapy with Therapie Roques ONeil

When we wanted to find out how we could incorporate aromatherapy into our everyday lives, it was only natural that we sat down with Michelle Roques ONeil, founder of Therapie, to find out more. Modern life’s hectic, demanding schedules can create stress. The fallout from our extended lifestyles is why Therapie […]

Meet the Maker: Votary

Meet the Maker: Votary

Votary has built a cult following since its launch, thanks to its effective formulas that are made in small batches, in the UK, using natural traceable ingredients and British-made, fresh cold-pressed oils. We caught up with founder Arabella Preston to find out what inspired her to start her brand and […]

Why Eucalyptus is a Cleansing Essential

Why Eucalyptus is a Cleansing Essential

The team at Aurelia Probiotic Skincare are here to tell us why we should be using a Eucalyptus-based cleanser as part of our daily routine. For centuries eucalyptus oil has been used in many guises and forms to aid with a wide variety of skincare and health concerns. Eucalyptus is […]

Discover Tata Harper’s Beauty Complex

Discover Tata Harper’s Beauty Complex

The team at Tata Harper tell us why Alfalfa is vital to their Estate Grown Beauty Complex At the Tata Harper estate in Vermont, we have a large botanic garden where we grow our powerful herbs and botanicals for the skin. Five of the herbs, including Alfalfa, make up The Estate […]

Why Your Hair Needs Quinoa

Why Your Hair Needs Quinoa

We caught up with the hair experts at Rahua to find out why Quinoa is an essential ingredient in hair care. What is Quinoa? Quinoa (keen-wa) is an ancient gluten-free grain native to the highlands of Peru and Bolivia. It has been a staple of the Andean diet for centuries but […]

Why Manuka Honey is the Must-Have Beauty Ingredient

Why Manuka Honey is the Must-Have Beauty Ingredient

We caught up with Living Nature, one of the few companies in the world to produce only 100% natural products, to find out why Manuka Honey is a beauty must-have. Rich in nutrients, including anti-ageing antioxidants, Active Manuka Honey helps hydrate, nourish, rejuvenate and protect skin, naturally.  It’s also scientifically proven […]

Hyaluronic Acid: THE Skin Plumper

Hyaluronic Acid: THE Skin Plumper

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a gel-like substance found abundantly in the epidermis and dermis of the skin. It has a unique ability to retain water, preventing loss of moisture in the skin. It is therefore one of the key molecules involved in preventing ageing by maintaining hydration. One of the […]

From the Experts: Quench Your Skin with Rooibos

From the Experts: Quench Your Skin with Rooibos

We caught up with Maria Kiire-Magembe and Hellen Lawuo-Meena, the Co-Founders of Daughter of the Soil skincare to talk about the benefits of Rooibos for the skin. Daughter of the Soil are passionate about natural weapons and strategies for skincare. They use time-tested, nutrient-rich African botanical ingredients in each of […]

What is Protein and Why do I Need it?

What is Protein and Why do I Need it?

Neat Nutrition was founded by former GB swimmers Charlie Turner and Lee Forster who, after years of being on the athlete side of sports nutrition, wanted to create a product they could believe in. Built out of a desire for high quality ingredients, simple design and most importantly great tasting […]

Black Cumin: The Miracle Oil You’ve Never Heard Of

Black Cumin: The Miracle Oil You’ve Never Heard Of

When we first heard about Black Cumin seed oil, we couldn’t believe we’d never heard of its amazing benefits and uses before. We caught up with the experts at Fushi to find out more about where it comes from and its endless benefits. Black Cumin seed oil is known by many […]

Gabriella Peacock on Why You Need Wheatgrass

Gabriella Peacock on Why You Need Wheatgrass

Gabriela Peacock, an expert nutritionist and former model, has been running a successful London nutrition practice since 2011, offering support to some of the most influential names in the industry. Through her work with clients with busy lifestyles, Gabriela soon realised that fast-paced lifestyles mean visiting a nutritionist is a […]

Meet the Maker: Trevarno

Meet the Maker: Trevarno

Since they were established in 1998, Trevarno have been producing effective, clean, affordable products from their stunning Cornwall farm. We went behind the scenes to find out more about Organic Certification and how they keep their products so pure. As the first beauty company to meet ‘The Organic Farmers & […]

Long Live Seaweed

Long Live Seaweed

We caught up with Chris James of Chris James Mind Body to learn all about the health benefits of seaweed and why iodine is much more important for our health than we thought. Slimy, slippery seaweed has been heralded as the new, must-have superfood. Seaweed refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae. […]

From the Expert: Heal Yourself with Bee Propolis

From the Expert: Heal Yourself with Bee Propolis

We caught up with Sarah Orecchia, founder of Unbeelievable Health & Erin McCann, Nutritional Therapist to talk ‘bees’! Unbeelievable Health are passionate about our stripy friends, actively supporting bee causes in a number of ways. Helping to create demand for sustainably and ethically sourced bee products, encourages more people to […]

10 Mood-Enhancing Oils

10 Mood-Enhancing Oils

Aromatherapy is the art and science of utilising natural aromatic plant essences to balance, harmonise and promote the health of body, mind and spirit. It is in itself a holistic approach to green beauty, often encouraging the use of other complementary natural ingredients and botanicals. The ethos of Bodhi & […]

Do You Know What Is In Your Lipstick?

Do You Know What Is In Your Lipstick?

A well-matched lipstick is most ladies’ favourite makeup product. For those beauty addicts out there, we’re sure you have every shade for every occasion! It has the abilities to turn one look into another and take you from day to night chic. But have you considered what ingredients are being […]