Congratulations Abi! Meet our new face of Dr. Organic. . .

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This Summer we launched a competition to ‘Find the Face’ of Dr. Organic. We were overwhelmed by the amount of truly amazing women from all across the UK that entered. We knew that we would have a tough decision on our hands and so an expert panel of judges were put together. Including skincare expert and beauty journalist Jo Fairley, founder of Premier Model Management Carol White, Healthy editor Ellie Hughes and Dr. Organic Co-Founder Steve Quinn.

We were looking for a ‘real woman’ who inspired confidence in those around her and is naturally beautiful inside and out. We invited eight finalists to London for the day to meet our panel of expert judges and have their photographs taken. They judges thought that each of the finalist brought something different to the competition and were all winners. It was a hard choice to make but after much deliberation Abi Riley from Manchester was chosen as the ‘Face’ of Dr.Organic with Eleanor Rosa-Leigh Simmons and Shab Fazi as runners up.

Steve Quinn, Co-founder of Dr. Organic, says, ‘We are happy to announce Abi as the face of Dr.Organic. She isn’t just a face, she is the whole package and her great personality shines through. We can’t wait for everyone to meet her! Her photos are fantastic, she’s used our products for some time and her enthusiasm really came through in the interview.’

Look out for Abi in 2014- attending events, regularly blogging her top tips and appearing on packaging for some fabulous new products that we are currently working on. We are so excited to be working more with Abi in the New Year!

London Fashion Week S/S 2014 with KTZ and Maxine Leonard

Monday we had the privilege to work with the fabulous Maxine Leonard (http://www.jedroot.com/makeup-artists/maxine-leonard) who’s work has graced the covers of various magazines such as Vogue (British, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Chinese), Harper’s Bazaar, Numero, i-D, Wonderland, Man About Town, Dazed & Confused, Teen Vogue, W Korea and V Magazine. Maxine regularly works with a long list of celebrity clients such as Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, Evan Rachel Wood, Eva Mendes, Megan Fox, Lucy Liu, Yasmin Le Bon, Lou Doillon, Kiera Knightley, Jessie J, Adele, Claudia Schiffer, Anna Friel, Eva Herzigova, Yasmin Le Bon, Paz de la Heurta and Lilly Allen.

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This London Fashion Week Maxine worked with KTZ and drew on inspiration from the traditions of nomadic culture in modern society with an organic feel and aesthetic to the looks that she created. Maxine used Dr. Organic products (Moroccan Argan Skin Lotion, Moroccan Argan Stem Cell Anti-Aging System, Moroccan Argan Facial Oil, Rose Otto Skin Toner, Rose Otto Cleansing Milk and Dead Sea Mineral Day Cream) to produce a dewy finish to the skin. Which complemented the prints that were influenced by the Middle East, providing  a muted softness on the back drop of an urban rugged landscape.

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The show went without a hitch and received a rapturous applause. Many thanks to everyone involved and a huge congratulations to Maxine and her team!!

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Your Hair Awards. . .We Won THREE!!!!

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Yesterday we were invited to the http://www.loveyourhair.com Awards at The Swan in The Globe Theatre London. It was a fantastic afternoon with a fabulous atmosphere. The day was made all the sweeter in the fact that we got to take three of the awards home with us.

Best Budget Shampoo for Greasy Hair- Organic Tea Tree Shampoo

‘For an invigorating cleanse, that revitalises your scalp, leaving you feeling fresh as a daisy, you can’t go wrong with our budget buy for your greasy hair. You guys loved it!’

Best Budget Frizz Control Product- Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Treatment Serum

‘Frizz can often mean damage, so we were pleasantly surprised that this gentle organic product turned out to be a winner. It’s lightweight, easily absorbed formula was a hit with our testers, leaving their hair ver smooth and shiny.’

Best Organic Range- Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Range

‘The majority of our dry-haired testers found this range to be pure relief in a bottle, softening and moisturising their locks. Free from paragons, sulphates and silicone, it makes a great gentle option.’

A huge thank you to all of Your Hair readers in voting for us. It really does mean a great deal to us to not only be nominated but to actually win aswell!

 

 

 

The Best Coconut Beauty Products As Recommended by Red Magazine

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(Via www.redonline.co.uk )

Do you wish for Summer to never end? That you were kicking back on a beach at some far away exotic destination? Well we may not be able to do that but we are able to transport you to a tropical paradise via the scent of our Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Body Wash. Not only is the smell fabulous but the body wash is also hydrating, nourishing and refreshing!

In the words of Red Magazine’s Beauty Editor - ’Just smelling it makes us feel cheerful.’

 

Check out their review here-

 

http://www.redonline.co.uk/beauty/10-best/coconut-beauty-products

 

Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Hand & Nail Cream as recommended by Glamour NL Beauty Editor

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Have you tried our Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Hand & Nail Cream as yet? 

Combining our award winning blend of bioactive, natural and organic ingredients with Organic Virgin Coconut Oil has produced a fast absorbing, deeply hydrating and nutritious hand and nail treatment.

Packed with medium chain triglycerides, organic oils and fruit extracts, this tropical bioactive formulation is a natural powerhouse of natural moisturising protection.

It is perfect to pop in your bag to keep your hands in tip top shape this coming winter- also you can earn double collect points at Holland & Barrett with every purchase between the 5th – 11th september!!

AS SEEN IN GLAMOUR NL BEAUTY EDITOR PICKS!

 

The Search Is On To Find The Face That Embodies The Dr. Organic brand. . . AND IT COULD BE YOU!

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Could you be the ‘Face of Dr. Organic’?

We are searching for a face that embodies our brand- confident, healthy and naturally beautiful, inside and out. A ‘real’ woman that is passionate about natural beauty. If this sounds like you or someone you know, why not enter the competition (entrants must be 18 over). Submit two colour photographs and tell us in no more than 250 words why you/she should be the ‘Face of Dr. Organic’.

The winner will receive a glossy photo-shoot, a luxury weekend fro two and the opportunity to win a contract with Premier Models.

Meet our Fantastic Team of Judges

We are delighted with the stellar line up of judges that we have for this competition who will be working together to narrow down the search and finally decide on the very lucky winner.

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This Thursday 15th August we will be heading to Oxford Street London with Premier Model Management to scout out some more faces, be sure to keep yourselves updated via our twitter and Facebook page!

Closing Date October 12th 2013

 

Swansea Beauty Company claims another National Award at Cosmo’s 9th Annual Beauty Awards 2011…

A Swansea company who recently received 2 National CEW Awards for its products and Dr Organic Brand has done it again on the National Stage.

The Dr Organics’ team joined the great and the good of the beauty industry, who gathered in London’s One Marylebone to find out the winners for Cosmo’s 9th Annual Beauty Awards 2011.

Cosmo’s editor, Louise Court, along with Cosmo’s beauty team and a panel of expert beauty industry insiders plus some well known Celebs spent over six weeks putting 325 beauty products through their paces to find the most innovative, effective and indulgent products on the market.

The judges tested hundreds of products to find the ones that really work. Lips, eyes, face, cleansing, skincare, anti-ageing, body, sun care, self-tanning and bronzing, hands and feet and finally men formed the categories.

The Cosmo panel which included Girl’s Aloud singer Nicola Roberts & Model & blogger Ruth Crilly voted and commented on all category winners.  Dr Organic Rose Otto Hand & Nail Cream, which retails at £6.49 won “Best Hand Cream”. Cosmo Editor Louise Court writing in October’s Magazine quoted: “Applying this is like burying your nose in a big bunch of roses. It looks and performs like a hand cream that’s twice the price. Gorgeous”.

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Dr Organic Director and Co Founder Fred Whitcomb said, “This is simply unreal. We always believed we had some great products before these awards, but when you compete with established brands such as Clarins, Clinique, Estee Lauder, Nivea, No7 and Lancome and you finish up as the winner, it’s a remarkable achievement and a credit to our team”

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A full story on the event and the winners is in October’s issue of Cosmo which is on sale now.

Dr Organic is an award-winning natural hair and skincare range that captures the bioactive properties of the finest organic ingredients from around the world to give great results without compromising on quality or values. Paraben, SLS, perfume, artificial fragrance and petrochemical free, with most products priced under £10.

Dr Organics’ head office is based in Swansea’s SA1 Waterfront and plans are currently underway to open a retail unit within the J- Shed Arcade later this year.

Swansea Organic Beauty Company Scoops CEW National Awards in London…

A company set up in Swansea by entrepreneurs, Steve Quinn, Fred Whitcomb less than 3 years ago has scooped two National Awards in recognition of its natural organic beauty products.

The winners of the CEW UK (Cosmetic Executive Women) 2011 Beauty Awards were announced at a glamorous ceremony at The InterContinental, London Park Lane. Attended by 450 Beauty Industry professionals, members of Cosmetic Executive Women voted across 25 categories for the products they felt merited awards such as best classic, best new everyday facial skincare product, best new haircare/styling product and best new British brand.

The Swansea based business won 2 awards. Dr Organics’ Marketing Director Michael Lightowlers said: “We were absolutely thrilled to win two CEW (UK) Awards. Getting the members seal of approval on our Organic Rose Otto Facial Serum and entire range has elevated the brands status and increased sales across the range – which is fantastic!”

Dr Organics’ Organic Rose Otto Facial Serum won The CEW Award for – Best New Everyday Facial Skincare Product – Mass

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Dr Organic also won The CEW Award for – Best New Brand (Brand launched in the UK no more than 3 years ago) – Mass

 

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Director and Founder Steve Quinn said, “The secret behind the company’s dramatic success was down to its people and the core values that the company set in place at the outset. We believe that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind. A holistic approach to health and wellbeing begins by ensuring that the products you apply on your body are as natural and organic as what you put inside your body.

“All our products utilise only the finest natural and organic raw materials wherever possible. Sourced from around the world, every single ingredient is rigorously tested to ensure it conforms to our strict quality guidelines. Combined with the latest scientific methods of extraction, each of our products ensure that all active compounds are retained to create products that are truly functional”

Dr Organic is an award-winning natural hair and skincare range that captures the bioactive properties of the finest organic ingredients from around the world to give great results without compromising on quality or values. Paraben, SLS, perfume, artificial fragrance and petrochemical free, with most products priced under £10.

Dr Organics’ head office is based in Swansea’s SA1 Waterfront and plans are currently underway to open a retail unit within the J- Shed Arcade later this year