Do you dream of starting your own skincare brand? It may seem like it’s hard to achieve and yes, hard work is required, but we want to show you that it is totally possible. These 10 students had the same dream. After completing their studies with us they have gone on...read more
This month our business celebrates its 6th birthday! Wow, what a ride it’s been! 6 years ago I had no idea how to run a business. I'd just returned home from New Zealand, full of passion for a natural and organic lifestyle, and a burning desire to do...read more
We spend a lot of our time trying to find and attract new customers but we must never forget the customers who have already bought from us! This group of people are like good friends to us...they know us, probably like us, have had some personal contact with us and...read more
Most of us who are passionate about natural skincare and who love making products, focus our efforts on playing around with ingredients, experimenting with different blends and on creating products that we love because that is what we enjoy the most...that’s the...read more
Starting a skincare business can be done on a relatively low budget, although of course some investment will be needed up front for various things; ingredients and componentry (vessels, packaging), branding & design, website, testing and building your business...read more
You love making your own natural skincare products, you’ve shared them with friends and they love them to. So, you’re thinking can I turn my passion into a successful beauty business? The good news is, yes you can! Many people like you have started with a dream, which...read more
You have a dream, to make your own brand of natural or organic skincare and for your business to be successful, so it can be your work - work you love. What does success mean to you? Usually it means financial success although it can also be measured by other things...read more
Getting your beauty brand stocked in great skin care retailers isn’t as hard as you might think (even without a large or established brand). Retailers are looking for a brand like yours. Before we get into how to get your beauty brand stocked in your ideal skin care...read more
The last few years has seen a massive rise in the natural and organic skincare market and organic is the fastest growing segment of the global personal care industry. This rise is primarily due to the modern consumer becoming more aware of the potential hazards of...read more
Having your products organically-certified may be a great strategy to help sell your natural skincare products and communicate their competitive advantage to your consumer. Consumers today are armed with more knowledge, product understanding, and do more research...read more
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One of the maxims we live by and that has completely transformed my life is: start before you are ready. Seems counter intuitive right. Surely you need to feel ready before you do something. You should have what you need (time, money, expertise, stuff) and feel ready...
Give a gorgeous homemade gift this year to delight your friends and family. So much more fun that battling through crowded shops too! If you are wondering where to buy your ingredients check out our recommended suppliers. All these recipes are quick, easy and...
At this time of year, after months of central heating and with Spring fast approaching, it is lovely to give your skin an all-over hydrating treat. This is a simple, straightforward recipe, great for beginners, using a 70% butter to 30% oil formula, so feel...
This body oil is simple to make and simply divine! An exotic, sensual moisturising oil with Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Frankincense and Orange. It replenishes, rejuvenates & deeply nourishes all skin types. Give your skin some TLC! Useful for tired, ageing skin,...