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The White T-Shirt Co
The Hemp Trading Company (THTC)
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John Masters Organics
NHR Organic Oils (UK)
Taer Icelandic Skincare
Dr Bronner's Soap
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Geobel Nursery Products
La Queue de Chat...The Cat's Tail
Food and Drink Hall
The Biscuit Collection
Hampstead Tea & Coffee
Travel Guard from Biocare
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PECHA KUCHA - the new and free fortnightly ezine brought to you by The Natural Store. Keeping you up-to-date with the world of naturals and organics.
In the BEAUTY ISSUEGillian Kavanagh offers us the essence of Wisdom, Love, Courage and Strength through Mandala Aroma. Beauty Links for all your Beauty Needs - from Icelandic Treatments to Natural Sun Care branded and packaged by an award winning design team.Suki - Sophisticated, Dynamic, Natural and the chosen goody for the Oscars.Totally Gorgeous Trevarno - Lucy Clark tells us what it is like to be part of the World of Trevarno.Sarah Silvester gives us a first look at Laidbare - a new collection of skin, body and lifestyle delights launching in August.Nature et Progress for Natura - Jerome Petit talks to Pecha Kucha about his intrigue for the power of plant ingredients and his passion to understand their formidable healing and hypo-allergenic properties.To Dye and What With? That is the Question. Better Thinking tell us of their experiments in the kitchen with environmentally sound dyes and mordants from the likes of boiled rhubarb leaves and rusty nails!HOT AND NEW Bamboo Sun Shirts with UVA protection for your little ones! Fabric Conditioner with the scent of days on the beach. Men's Urban Eco Wear from the THTC Hemp Guys, Dru and Gav. Handmade, Recycled New Baby Cards.10 Gorgeous Bottles of Natura Shampoo, Shower Gel and Body Lotion Up for Grabs!News Focus, what's hitting the headlines ANDWalk the Talk, what to see and do this fortnight.
We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
Rachel, The Natural Store x
Beauty Links for all your Beauty Solutions
When Beauty Links first started offering their beauty solutions in 2004 it was to launch the stunning range of skin care products called Tear Icelandic. Going from strength to strength, they now offer an exciting array of brands in the beauty world.
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WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store
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Tatty Bumpkin, Bamboo Fibre Sun Shirt with UVA protection.
|Bamboo Fibre Sun Shirt
Ages 1 to 7 years. £14.
New Baby Greetings Cards
|Handmade, Recycled New Baby Cards
Handmade and recycled by Annette's Artyfacts.
|Beach Days Fabric Conditioner
Smell the scent of relaxing, days on the Beach with The Good Home Co's Beach Days Fabric Conditioner. Now available in 1 litre bottles. £10.50
Become part of the Urban Music Scene with Mens Urban Eco Wear from THTC. Embraced by artists from Morcheeba to Asian Dub Foundation, Goldie to the Mad Professor.
£20 to £25.
Laidbare -always beneficial, never artificial
Sarah Silvester gives us a first look at Laidbare, a new collection of skin, body and lifestyle delights launching in just two weeks!
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WALK THE TALK - What to see and do this fortnight
Big Green Gathering
Mendip Hills, Somerset, England
2-6 August 2006
Europe's Biggest Green Gathering
Green LA Girl
Take a look at this great blog site about green, fair trade, ethical consumerism in Los Angeles.
City Sol 2006
Free Outdoor Festival
12 noon to sundown
East 23rd Street and the East River, NYC
'Nature et Progress' for Natura
Jerome Petit, talks to Pecha Kucha about his intrigue for the power of plant ingredients and his passion to understand their formidable healing and hypo-allergenic properties, which has led to the creation of Natura products and the Three Skin Concept.
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To Dye and What With? That is the Question.
Better Thinking tell us of their experiments in the kitchen with environmentally sound dyes and mordants from the likes of boiled rhubarb leaves and rusty nails!
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NEWS FOCUS - What's being talked about in the Press
Happy to Help.
Keen to lend a hand? If you're interested in a volunteering holiday, Justine Reilly from The Guardian shares some places to start your search. Click here for article.
Where Should I Invest My Savings?
With ethical investment options multiplying all the time, as well as their profits, consider going green, says Lucy Siegle from The Observer. Click here for article.
Going Green in Chelsea.
Novelist Julia Stephenson explains to The Times her plans for making her London flat environmentally sound Click here for article.
Taxes to Rise...
unless more rubbish is recycled, says watchdog
By Charles Clover, Environment Editor for The Telegraph. Click here for article.
Corporate UK Plays the Green Card.
Progressive businesses are taking environmental issues seriously, but others still need a prod. Heather Stewart and Ditte Hesse report for The Guardian. Click here for article.
Ethical Interiors: Sitting Comfortably?
Just like fashion, furniture is now about throwaway trends. But the backlash has begun. Josh Sims for The Independent meets the designers creating a more ethical world of interiors. Click here for article.
The Big Giveaway - 10 Bottles of Gorgeous Natura are up for Grabs!
Natura and Pecha Kucha have teamed up to offer 10 lucky readers the chance to win a bottle of the delicious Natura Shampoo, Shower Gel or Body Lotion.
To be in for a chance to win, simply tell us - in the box below - which one of the three products you would like to receive (either shampoo, shower gel or body lotion) and who Natura Organics will be certified by in the future (the answer is in the Natura article above). Then click on the 'Submit Answer' button. The first 10 correct answers will receive the lovely Natura product they specified and be listed in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.
The winner of our last competition to win an a pair of gorgeous knickers by Ayten Gasson at Enamore is Rebecca Underwood from Winchester. Well Done, Rebecca!