Tag Archive: ‘free from’ skincare

Almond and Shea: a tale of two ‘nuts’

We recently came across this Q&A from the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, concerning almond oil in skincare products — and the associated risk of an allergic reaction — possibly even anaphylaxis. The perceived wisdom with regard to…
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The Lottery of Skincare

In our latest article on Skins Matter, we report on the case of a woman who developed a rash after several weeks using a body lotion containing goats’ milk — and despite ceasing using the product as soon as this…
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Show’s Over – but what a Show!

“We’re such a small brand, we’ve only just started – we didn’t think we’d have a chance of winning against Weleda, Green People and the rest!” For the second year running following the announcement of the results of the FreeFrom…
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Many Shows – Just One Roof

  Last week Skins Matter and the FreeFrom Skincare Awards announced a new partnership with the Love Natural, Love Organic Show – the new event from the team behind the Allergy + FreeFrom Show, alongside which it will be located…
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Can it really be allergy free, ‘nasties’ free or chemical free?

One of our minor pet peeves at Skins Matter is manufacturers describing their products as ‘chemical free’. We’d been meaning to write a blog on this for a while, but planning and this month launching the Free From Skincare Awards…
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The Allergy and FreeFrom Show North – a look back

I’m embarrassed to admit that I expected to find less knowledge of and interest in ‘free from’ skincare at the Liverpool-based Allergy and Free From Show last weekend. I’m not quite sure why I felt like this. So many of…
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