Organic Monitor to Host First-Ever Natural Cosmetics Masterclass in North America

Consumer confusion about natural and organic labels and standards, and the increased demand by retailers for third party verification has led Organic Monitor to host its first-ever Natural Cosmetics Masterclass in North America next month. The event, hosted alongside the HBA Expo, will take place in New York on 29-30th Septmeber. The Masterclass aims to […]

Misleading “Natural” Claims

More than 98% of supposedly “natural” products in the US are making potentially false or misleading claims, according to a study performed by TerraChoice, an environmental consulting firm. The study of nearly 4,000 consumer products discovered unverifiable information and blatant lies regarding their claim to be 100% natural, all natural, organic, or otherwise environmental friendly. […]

What Everyone Ought to Know About Crystal Deodorant Stones

Crystal Deodorant is a seemingly interesting product that in its own right is jumping on the natural bandwagon. An entirely natural deodorant made from mineral salt, crystal deodorant can come in many forms, including a spray, stick, powder, and stone, though always starting with a singular mineral crystal. The mineral crystal of choice for crystal […]

Is This Really 100% Natural?

The natural cosmetic industry does not have uniform guidelines as to what to call natural. The guidelines for manufacturing, labeling, and marketing that exist differ from one country to the next, offering some insecurity about what consumers buy. That is why some organizations such as the National Consumers League (http://www.nclnet.org/) are making an effort to […]