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Gently does it with Botanicals

Gently does it with Botanicals

Crushed walnut shell in a ‘dermatologist tested’ face scrub has led to a $4million lawsuit, with claims that it can cause micro-tears and long-term skin damage. Which shows that it makes sense to avoid all harsh abrasives.

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Greenwashing; when organic isn’t always organic

Greenwashing; when organic isn’t always organic

The Soil Association’s latest campaign is called ‘Campaign for Clarity’ and highlights the increasing trend of ‘greenwashing’. It’s a scandal that large companies are able to display terms like ‘organic’ and ‘natural’ on their labels. When they’re clearly anything but.

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Planting a seed

Planting a seed

“My passion for this cause led me to research the market for authentic, natural and organic skincare brands, but there seemed to be very few available. I therefore decided to create my own range and Botanicals was born.”

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