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Dolma Vegan Fragrances Celebrates 40 Years of Business

Dolma Vegan Fragrances of the UK is one of the oldest 100% vegan and cruelty-free makers of perfumes and aftershaves and has been operational since 1982 as one of the very first vegan perfumes on the market. Founder Jim Payne was a vegan, Buddhist and chemist who saw the gap in the perfume market and started experimenting with essential oils. He sold the company in 2015 to the current owners who updated the line and added four new women’s fragrances last year.  Dolma fragrances do not contain parabens, palm oil or phthalates. The company’s ethics focus on honesty and transparency regarding the ingredients in its women’s perfumes and men’s aftershave and the company also takes part in several sustainability initiatives such as planting a tree …


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Fashion, Design & Beauty

Scotland’s Beauty Kitchen Receives Highest B Corp Rating in UK Beauty Industry

Sustainable cosmetics brand Beauty Kitchen, the first UK high street beauty brand to certify as a B Corp, now announces it has become the highest-rated B Corp in the UK’s beauty industry and the fifth-highest scoring B Corp overall in the UK, according to new rankings. “Purpose, positive impact and sustainability leadership will always be our top focus. We are honoured to receive this recognition from B Corp.” The company works to solve the sustainability issues inherent to the use of cosmetics; in the UK over 95% of beauty packaging is thrown away after just one use. Following the recent results, Beauty Kitchen’s founder Jo Chidley is calling on more Scottish businesses to certify and join B Corp, commenting yesterday; “We also want to use …


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Lazarus Naturals Introduces CBD Muscle Gel to Bring Pain Relief to Aching Muscles

New CBD Muscle Gel features high-potency, full-spectrum CBD + functional ingredients from menthol to capsaicin PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CBDMuscleGel—Lazarus Naturals, a leader in the CBD category, announces its newest product, CBD Muscle Gel, offering the cooling properties of menthol along with high-potency, full-spectrum CBD. The CBD Muscle Gel was formulated to provide maximum relief through the combination of functional ingredients like menthol, camphor and capsaicin paired with 20mg of CBD per serving made with U.S.-grown hemp from the company’s farm in Oregon. “Our customers lead active lives and we wanted to develop an effective and long-lasting solution to help alleviate muscle and joint pain, and help them recover faster,” said Sequoia Price-Lazarus, CEO and founder. “Our Muscle Gel uses cooling agents like menthol for immediate pain …



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Anti-Aging Innovator MONAT Sells Record-Breaking $4M of Skincare Collection in 36 Hours

The rollout of MONAT Skincare, its new eight-piece collection, sold a record-breaking $4 million in its first 36 hours and reached 50 percent of its aggressive 2019 forecast in just three weeks. Select items in the first production run sold out, creating a 13,000 person waitlist in anticipation of the November restock. 

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Fashion, Design & Beauty

Lime Crime Expands to the UK with Vegan Cosmetics

The vegan beauty market is booming. According to various market reports, 3.5 million consumers from Great Britain and 1.6 million from the USA alone have opted for vegan cosmetics in the past, and an annual growth rate of 6.3 percent in this segment is expected for the future. The American beauty brand Lime Crime is also producing vegan products, and is now expanding into the UK, having been certified as vegan by PETA and cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. Lime Crime is also known as “The makeup for unicorns”, because it offers a huge range of colours and makes it possible to “Dive into a magical world”, according to the company. The brand offers a range of products, from lipsticks and eye shadow palettes to unicorn …