The Art Of Beauty & Well-being Issue 11 2016 - Page 20

Best Year Ever For Botanicals Botanicals has just experienced its best processing methods that ensure the vital All indications show that more and more year ever, with the company’s reputation life-force of the plant isn’t destroyed consumers are aware of ‘greenwashing’ and for producing authentic, high quality - coupled with the fact that the entire the benefits of opting for authentic natural, natural organic skincare at an all-time high. Botanicals range is accredited by the Soil organic skincare products, including the Botanicals sales during 2015 were more Association - has always put us in good benefits of Botanicals. It’s so pleasing to than 50% higher than the previous year, with stead. However, such a year-on-year see, as it’s something that’s so close to my retail figures up by some 75%. Trade sales increase in sales is unprecedented for heart.” were also up – by around 40%. Botanicals and must, in part, be due to Founded by Wendy Stirling 2004, growing interest in natural, organic beauty In conclusion Wendy adds, “During 2015 we in the UK.” also experienced an influx of new therapist Botanicals uses the pure power of plants and salon customers, wishing to introduce to provide a full range of face and body Wendy continues, “According to the Soil or expand their holistic treatment care creations that smell amazing, are Association’s 2015 Organic Market Report, options and attracted by the quality and sheer pleasure to use and produce clearly sales of its certified organic beauty products effectiveness of Botanicals natural organic visible improvements in the look and feel jumped 20% in 2014, to reach just over range.” of the skin. All products adhere to strict £44m. And early indications show that performance and ethical stands and are 2015 will be much the same. As a Soil To find out more about the Botanicals certified by the Soil Association. Association licensee, Botanicals has been Natural Organic Skincare range, contact proactive in supporting the organisation’s Botanicals Limited on 01664 464472, Wendy Stirling comments, “The Botanicals Campaign For Clarity over the last year and or visit ethos of producing natural skincare is now experiencing the rewards. Botanicals supports products, using organic ingredients and 20 the art of beauty & well-being The Real Beauty Manifesto.