Leading beauty brands join top speaker line-up at Natural & Organic Products Europe

Press Release : March 02, 2010
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Leading beauty brands Weleda, Bulldog, Akin, Melvita, and Dr. Bronners, are now confirmed to be hosting seminars in the Natural Beauty & Spa Theatre at this years Natural & Organic Products Europe. Taking place at Olympia, London over 11-12 April, the trade show is now firmly established as being home to the UKs biggest and only dedicated natural beauty and spa event.

The seminar sessions, organised by Organic Monitor, will feature many of the beauty industrys leading experts and personalities addressing the wide range of issues that affect the natural cosmetics and bodycare sector today. The Natural Beauty & Spa Theatre is sponsored by Kinetic Natural Products Distributor and Dr Bronners Magic Soaps, and key note subjects are set to include:

– Fairtrade in Action Michael Bronner (Dr. Bronners Magic Soaps) and Abi Weeds (Essential Care)

– Fairtrade Beauty Standards Victoria Morton, The Fairtrade Foundation

– Beauty From Within Stuart Tomc, Nordic Naturals,

– Successfully Retailing Natural Beauty Products Jeff Martin, As Nature Intended

– Connecting Natural Products with Male Consumers Simon Duffy, co-founder of the UKs leading natural skincare brand for men, Bulldog Natural Grooming

– Natural and Organic Hair Care Catherine OKeefe, Akin (The Purist Company)

– Combining Natural Health, Wellness & Beauty Loraine Murry and Michael Bate from award-winning Weleda

– Expanding an Ethical Cosmetics Brand Mathieu Spies and Simon Ford, Melvita

– Importance of Natural & Organic Ingredients Peter Kinderlsey, Neals Yard Remedies

Key representatives from the Soil Association (Martyn Cole), NaTrue (Julie Tyrrel) and US standards (Aubrey Organics Curt Valva) will take to the stage on Monday 12 April; as will Organic Monitors Amarjit Sahota in his session exploring the future outlook of the European natural and organic market. Full seminar details are now online and can be found on the show’s website.

Given that more and more consumers increasingly question the use of harsh ingredients in conventional cosmetics and beauty products, the Natural Beauty & Spa Pavilion area remains the fastest growing part of the show. With a notable increase of over 25% on last year, the expanded area now encompasses over 100 exhibitors who together offer the most comprehensive range of natural beauty and cosmetic products on display at any trade show in Europe.

With just six weeks until the show opens, interest in the Natural Beauty & Spa line-up is growing daily. Featuring products from around the globe, first time exhibitors at the show include: Germanys Florascent creators of traditional natural perfumes; Sukin, with their new Facial Moisturiser and complete organic skincare range, and the [Akin] collection from The Purist Company both from Australia; Frenchtop Natural Care Products showcasing skin care, hair care and sun protection products from the Netherlands; plus the UK-based Montagne Jeunesse whose face masques and hair treatments form part of a world-wide recognised brand. They join returning exhibitors Lavera, Jason Natural Cosmetics, Balm Balm 100% Organic Skincare, Inika Cosmetics, Weleda, Faith in Nature, Natracare, and many more.

New launches for the show include: NATorigin a new natural eye cosmetic and skin care range, which is being introduced to the UK by Butterflies Healthcare; Kosmea a totally natural Australian skin care company founded on using the unique properties of certified organic rose hip oil already a huge success story in Australia; and Gaia Skin Naturals, the leading Australian range of organic baby, men, women and pregnancy skincare products, from distributors 2012 Ltd. New products being launched include: Magic Balm from Boo Boo; Bubble & Balm Liquid Soap the worlds first natural liquid soap to carry the FAIRTRADE Mark; 100% Organics Moisturiser from 100% Organics; plus the award-winning Skin Blossom Organic Bloom will be showcasing their Complete Care Shampoo and Complete Care Conditioner; whilst Natures Dream have added a natural shampoo to compliment their popular NATURTINT hair dyes range.

To date, over 500 companies are expected to take part in Natural & Organic Products Europe 2010. The show annually attracts trade buyers from across the world in their thousands, and over 8,000 attendees walked the aisles of Olympia last year alone.

Natural & Organic Products Europe is free to attend for pre-registered trade visitors. To register, please visit the show’s website (www.naturalproducts.co.uk).

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Diversified Business Communications (UK) Ltd (Diversified UK) is a fast growing event organising and publishing company based in Brighton. Diversified UK publishes Natural Products the industrys leading trade magazine, and the Natural Beauty Yearbook. In addition to Natural & Organic Products Europe – the UK’s biggest trade show for the natural products, health food and organic sectors, the company also organises camexpo, the UKs leading event for complementary and alternative healthcare, the Independent Health Store Conference, lunch!, and, new for 2010, Office*.

Diversified UK is part of Diversified Business Communications, a leading international media company with a successful portfolio of sector leading exhibition, conferences, publications and websites.

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