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Fundays : The Original Maids of Honour, Kew Gardens

A Birthday Trip to Tea and Kew Gardens For the past two birthdays I've been lucky enough to visit Kew Gardens. There's something about that place I truly love, to me it's almost magical! Even though I usually prefer the more natural landscape of Hampstead Heath....

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Organic Beauty Week – Ecocert-ification

Organic Beauty Week On their website, Ecocert state they were the first body to develop natural and organic standards in 2003. As the name Ecocert might suggest, the body is also concerned with ingredients being environmentally friendly and believe that naturally derived ingredients should be from...

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Organic Beauty Week – USDA Certification

Organic Beauty Week- USDA NOP Many of you might be wondering what this stands for. Well it's United States Department of Agriculture National Organic Program. Now you can see why they shortened it! USDA NOP is a food standard with three certification variations, which offers its certification...

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Organic Beauty Week – A Look at Natrue

Organic Beauty Week- Natrue Natrue is an international non-profit association, that certifies naturalness. Every submitted finished product must fully comply with Natrue's criteria and 75% of the product range or brand must be Natural Cosmetics. Natrue guarantees a product you buy is as natural as an...

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Organic Beauty Week with The Soil Association Part 2

If you missed yesterday's post on Organic Beauty Week and The Soil Association, click here to catch up. In the post I explained the certification standards of The Soil Association and shared some of my favourite Soil Association-certified brands. Now, I am sharing the rest of...

Organic Beauty Week with The Soil Association Part 1

It's Organic Beauty Week, or should I say #organicbeautyweek ! Following on from the #beautybabble talk on Monday, I thought I would take some time to discuss more in depth the organic certifying bodies and take a look at some of my favourite organic beauty brands!...

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The Beauty of Snail Slime

Anyone who came to my Beauty Ingredients Buzz at the Natural & Organic Products Europe show in 2014 will have heard me speak about the use of snail slime in beauty products. Helix Aspersa Muller Glycoconjugates to give snail slime its correct name, has a...