1-3 Aug 2022

Beauty, Home & Living

Organic Industry Growth Busting into Beauty Sector

It’s no secret that Australia’s organic industry is booming. Thanks to growing health and environmental consciousness, consumers are demanding products and services that are chemical-free and ethically-produced. Key Trends Driving Organic Beauty Industry Growth According to the report, increasing consumer awareness about the dangers of chemical compounds in traditional cosmetics has driven industry growth. They […]

Chemical-free cosmetics hit their stride

The skin is our largest organ, so it makes sense for customers to want to use products that are free from chemical nasties that go by equally nasty names. From parabens, diethanolamine or DEA, polyethylene glycol or PEG, and sodium lauryl sulfate and sodium laureth sulfate, or SLS and SLES, for starters. But what about […]

Interview : Natural – It’s the Biggest Beauty Trend out There

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. Natural and organic beauty brands need to be every bit as good as their top-selling non-natural counterparts says Mark Steele, men’s toiletries and haircare buyer at UK supermarket chain Waitrose. In a special video interview for Natural […]

Five Health & Wellness Trends To Watch

Written by Mala McAlpin, SPA+CLINIC The SPA+CLINIC team attended the annual Naturally Good Expo last month, and were pleasantly surprised by both the sheer amount of Aussie-made, natural skincare currently on the market, and the overall emphasis the health and wellness industry is placing on beauty. What we’re currently witnessing is a blurring of the line […]

Native Man: Why simplifying skincare for men makes good business sense

This article first appeared in What’s New in Healthy Products. The increasingly sophisticated grooming habits of the Australian man is driving opportunities for niche entrepreneurial start-ups in a market traditionally dominated by larger players. Men’s grooming is one of the fastest growing categories in the beauty and personal care market and projected to be worth […]

Cruelty-free Beauty: a Growing Demand

Written by Fiona Ward In July 2017, a new legislation came into force in Australia: banning the sale of animal-tested cosmetics and other personal products in the country, as well as those containing ingredients tested on animals. For many already working in the natural wellness sphere, an ethical, cruelty-free stance has long been a top […]

Trend Insights for ‘Beauty’ Sales!

Globally, skincare will remain beauty’s biggest category during the coming years.

A Better Choice for Women: No More Monthly Waste

We worry a lot these days about what goes into our bodies via our mouths, and how to make sure it’s good for us, and for the planet too. But what about products that enter our bodies, ahem, elsewhere? You may be surprised to learn that feminine hygiene products such as tampons and sanitary pads […]

Naturally Clean

Families across the nation are perusing the aisles and stocking their pantries with ecofriendly cleaning products – reflecting a larger global push towards a more natural way of living. Occupying a significant part of Naturally Good this year, the show floor will feature a number of natural and organic home living products. Capitalising on this […]

Natural Beauty Revolution

Beauty is big business – and natural beauty is looking set to be even bigger. As beauty loving consumers grow increasingly conscious of not only what they put on their skin, but also of beauty products’ greater environmental impact, the demand for natural options continues to rise. Catering to the growing and significant categories in […]

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