Ingredients

12 Reasons We’re Obsessed with Roses

12 Reasons We’re Obsessed with Roses

The Organic Pharmacy stopped by to tell us why rose is more than just a Valentine’s gift and how you can show your skin some love. As we all know, our skin is the largest organ in our body, it covers our muscles and tissues and protects us from the environment, which […]

All About Ashwagandha

All About Ashwagandha

We spoke to wellbeing experts Pukka about the amazing effects Ashwagandha can have on our stress, sleep and memory. In Ayurvedic medicine, Ashwagandha is known as a ‘rasayana’ meaning a rejuvenative. Rasayanas enhance both the quality and quantity of life, stimulate the mind and enhance vigour. This has made Ashwagandha one of Ayurveda’s most prized […]

Meet The Maker: Henne Organics

Meet The Maker: Henne Organics

Established in 2015, Henné Organics‘ vision was to introduce a splash of luxury into the everyday. Founder Laura Xiao stopped by to tell us what inspired her to start her brand and why looking after your lips is so important. Was introducing modern, eco-luxury into everyday basics your main goal […]

Kickstart Your Health With Superfoods

Kickstart Your Health With Superfoods

We’re all trying to eat healthier in 2018, so what better way to get started than with easy superfood blends? Fushi are here to share their expertise on why we should be eating them and which ones are right for us. Superfood blends are an amazing way to kick-start your […]

What’s The Deal With Bamboo Clothing?

What’s The Deal With Bamboo Clothing?

David Stern, Managing Partner at Boody, stopped by to tell us why Bamboo clothing is on the rise, and why we should all be wearing it. Did you know that bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world and can grow up to 4 feet per day?  No, that’s not […]

Your Skin Needs Coenzyme Q10

Your Skin Needs Coenzyme Q10

We caught up with skincare experts Luzern to find out exactly what Coenzyme Q10 is and what it can do for our skin. Powerful Antioxidant Protection. Ubiquinone, also called Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), is a natural lipophilic (fat-soluble) antioxidant present in the skin. It is one of the strongest lipid-soluble antioxidants known to […]

Get The Goji Glow

Get The Goji Glow

 As pioneers in superfoods, Naturya have been bringing the delights of chia seeds, goji berries, acai, maca and cacao into Europe for over 10 years, and their passion is still as strong as ever. Today they’re telling us how Goji berries can help us live, longer, feel healthier and protect our skin. […]

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 […]