Welcoming NATorigin – our first sponsors for 2017!

We’re delighted to announced today that, for the sixth consecutive year, NATorigin are our first category sponsors for the annual national FreeFrom Skincare Awards. The hypoallergenic and ‘high tolerance’ cosmetics brand are again sponsoring Family Skincare – just one of thirteen categories open for sponsorship in 2017. “We’ve…
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An Absolute Champ!

They came … from Ireland; they saw … the Love Natural Love You Show, Janey Lee Grace, their fellow shortlisted candidates, and a lot more; they conquered …. the FreeFrom Skincare Awards! Many congratulations to the team from Kinvara Skincare – Fiona…
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FreeFrom Skincare Awards and the Love Natural Love You Show …

Under a week to go until the results are announced! Where did the time go? It went on a long and busy entry period, a long period of initial assessment and of allocating product entries to Beauty Bible testers, a very…
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Defending Free From … Again

‘Free From’ labelling is based on fear. So declared a cosmetics industry panel at a summit last year, as reported in Cosmetics Design Europe last month. No, we countered in response. ‘Free from’ messaging is vital to those with allergies, or…
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Where’s the real fear when it comes to ‘free from’ skincare?

‘Free-from claims are based on fear and should stop‘ reads the headline of a report from Cosmetics Design Europe, which is drawn from remarks made by an industry panel at a recent In-Cosmetics Summit meeting. Are they? I don’t read ‘free from animal derivatives’…
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Old sponsor, new partner!

We’re always juggling one award or another in our offices. Our FreeFrom Food Awards are open to entries for another week or so, while last week we announced the winners to our second FreeFrom Eating Out Awards at Food Matters Live, and – of course…
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Prawns, Coconut and Problem Skins …

Two of my favourite food ingredients have been in my thoughts a bit lately — but not in a culinary capacity! First came a request from one of our readers: I cannot have any coconut ingredients in any body products…
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