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The 2017 FreeFrom Skincare Awards are now open for entry. For categories, rules, criteria, time line and sponsorship opportunities, see the awards site.


We all know the importance of oral care, but high street toothpastes can contain ingredients some consumers look to avoid. So if you’re looking for some natural and free from paste for your toothbrush, the Skins Matter team have tested some for you.


Wendy Stirling of Botanicals Natural Organic Skincare looks at the causes - and advises on which products might help, and how to choose them. see here.


Alex Gazzola rounds up all the interesting ‘free from’ skincare finds, from the natural and organic trade event of the year!


FreeFrom Originals from the 2015 FreeFrom Skincare Awards


Earlier this year, 33-year-old Marina Williamson was left a mere hours from death after a delayed reaction to the PPD in her high street hair dye. Now, the Wembley lawyer has started a petition to have the chemical banned. Here, she tells her story. (For more on PPD in hair dyes see here.)

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Harvey Water Softeners have been doing some research around the country and they have found that hard water does not always correlate with increased skin care problems. For more on skin health see here.


Alex checks out some interesting new products at CamExpo including a quinoa hair care range, some Pop effervescent food tablets, lots of coconut products and body and bath oils – and some organic aromatherapy products from the isle of Skye. For more new and tried and tested skincare ranges see our reports here.

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