14 January 2021:
Brands spotted

This week, we’ve spotted a skincare brands that wants to make sure its Gen Z customers are recycling, comfy merino and cotton socks from Australia, and a company that’s making concentrated shampoos and conditioners.

We also spotted Feel, a US skincare brand which is taking an interesting approach to reassuring customers that it is holding its products to an extremely high standard. Instead of simply ensuring its products meet requirements set out by the US FDA (which restricts just 11 chemicals from use in cosmetics), it has gone one step further by also ensuring that its products comply with EU regulations (meaning a total of 1,328 chemicals which are suspected to harm human health are now off limits to Feel). While other US skincare brands that ship to Europe (and do not offer a different product formulation for this region) will also be subject to the same rules, it is unusual to see a brand use this fact as a selling point.

Bubble Skincare

A fragrance-free skincare brand for Gen Z teens that encourages recycling.

Black Lines

Bottled cocktails & cocktails on tap made with fresh ingredients and award winning spirits.

Yun Hai

Yun Hai Taiwanese Pantry offers premium ingredients for Chinese and Taiwanese cooking, sourced directly from Taiwan.

Clay Club

DIY pottery kits that air-dry at home.

Mango People

Multifunctional makeup products colored with fruits, vegetables, flowers, and iron oxides. Non-toxic | Vegan | Cruelty Free

immi

immi is the world's first low-carb, high-protein instant ramen. immi is also 100% plant based and keto-friendly.

Howl

Howl is a sex-positive lifestyle brand, designing products shaped by our love for cannabis and respect for the queer community.

Monoware

British tableware brand creating timeless essentials which are meticulously designed to have a place in the everyday.

Paire

Paire designed the comfiest sock with Australian Merino wool and organic cotton. Softer, smoother, fresher. Giving good feels, feels good.

Feel

A US skincare brand that follows more rigorous EU regulations.

Everist

Patent-pending haircare concentrates that are clean, waterless and zero-waste.

GIGANTIC!

The sortasweet candy bar for so-called adults. Totally plant-based and humongously delicious.

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