The Ideas Factory

We're restlessly determined to make products that leave the planet better than we found it. We do things differently – and love sharing our ideas for making things better. Each week we add to our blog, posting everything from DIY beauty recipes, waste-fighting tips, UpCircle guides and interviews with people and brands who inspire us.

Welcome to the UpCircle blog, we hope you enjoy reading…

BEAUTY BAY- SEP 2020

https://www.beautybay.com/edited/best-vitamin-e-face-creams/

INDEPENDENT - SEP 2020

https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/fashion-beauty/beauty/zero-waste-beauty-products-companies-shampoo-swaps-brands-routine-box-b421033.html

BEAUTY BAY- SEP 2020

https://www.beautybay.com/edited/bauty-bay-staff-favourites-august-2020/

NATURAL PRODUCTS - SEP 2020

https://www.naturalproductsonline.co.uk/natural-beauty/upcycling-trend-grows-in-cosmetics-industry/

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING - SEP 2020

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/fashion-beauty/g33248803/sustainable-beauty-brands/

WGSN - SEP 2020

https://www.wgsn.com/en/

PRIMA- SEP 2020

https://hearst.emsecure.net/optiext/optiextension.dll?ID=7YU9zrXBQVzJ_2_qdJBnxp3UHb5bDpU90vOmOS27tLhcM1y%2BzfH%2BV8j%2BPV0FL22IdiQPZfO6Lzol7C

MARIE CLAIRE- AUG 2020

https://www.marieclaire.co.uk/beauty/skincare/my-beauty-prism-glow-getters-by-ateh-jewel-708097?utm_campaign=August%20Uplift%20-%20E3M%20%28U6Rxgb%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Engaged%20%283%20Months%29&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJkZWJvcmFobWF5ZWxsQGdtYWlsLmNvbSIsICJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIktSeWVFUiJ9

BEAUTY BAY - AUG 2020

https://www.beautybay.com/edited/upcircle-founder-interview/?utm_campaign=August%20Uplift%20-%20E3M%20%28U6Rxgb%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Engaged%20%283%20Months%29&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJkZWJvcmFobWF5ZWxsQGdtYWlsLmNvbSIsICJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIktSeWVFUiJ9

HELLO - AUG 2020

https://www.hellomagazine.com/healthandbeauty/skincare-and-fragrances/gallery/2020022085108/sustainable-beauty-brands-2020-lush-body-shop/1/?utm_campaign=August%20Uplift%20-%20E3M%20%28U6Rxgb%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Engaged%20%283%20Months%29&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJkZWJvcmFobWF5ZWxsQGdtYWlsLmNvbSIsICJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIktSeWVFUiJ9

WOMAN & HOME- AUG 2020

https://www.womanandhome.com/beauty-3/

VOGUE- AUG 2020

https://www.vogue.co.uk/?international

HEALTHY- AUG 2020

https://www.healthy-magazine.co.uk/

HEALTHY - AUG 2020

https://www.healthy-magazine.co.uk/

PLATINUM - AUG 2020

https://www.platinum-mag.co.uk/style/vegan-beauty-treatments-for-the-ultimate-spa-experience/

INDEPENDENT- JUL 2020

https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/fashion-beauty/beauty/best-circular-beauty-brands-products-a9631671.html

CLOSER - JUL 2020

https://closeronline.co.uk/

EVENING STANDARD- JUL 2020

https://www.standard.co.uk/shopping/esbest/beauty/best-plastic-free-toiletries-toothpaste-a4496491.html

NATURAL HEALTH - JUL 2020

https://www.naturalhealthmagazine.co.uk/wellbeing/10-eco-friendly-swaps

NATURAL HEALTH - JUL 2020

https://www.naturalhealthmagazine.co.uk/natural-beauty/jo-fairley-beauty-that-cares

BARRONS - JUN 2020

https://www.barrons.com/articles/20-minutes-with-grit-expert-dr-paul-g-stoltz-01592845080

INDEPENDENT- JUN 2020

https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/fashion-beauty/plastic-free-beauty-products-toiletries-a8522011.html

GET THE GLOSS - JUN 2020

https://www.getthegloss.com/news/our-pick-of-the-best-plastic-free-beauty-buys

HYPE - JUN 2020

https://hypeexperiences.com/reviews/147916

GLASS- JUN 2020

https://www.theglassmagazine.com/guide-to-sustainable-beauty-and-skincare/

EVENING STANDARD - JUN 2020

https://www.standard.co.uk/beauty/recyclable-no-plastic-free-zero-waste-beauty-brands-a4471866.html

HEALTHY - JUN / JUL 2020

https://www.healthy-magazine.co.uk/category/beauty/

TOP SANTE - JUN 2020

https://www.topsante.co.uk/beauty/

THE VENT MACHINE - JUN 2020

https://theventmachine.com/2020/05/31/why-beauty-waste-is-something-to-worry-about-and-how-can-we-fix-it/

SOCIAL SUPERMARKET - JUN 2020

https://www.socialsupermarket.org/2020/06/world-environment-day-2020-biodiveristy/

COSMOPROF REPORT- JUN 2020

https://www.sparknews.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CPBO_CIRCULAR_ECONOMY_COSMOPROF.pdf

VEGAN FOOD & LIVING - MAY 2020

https://www.veganfoodandliving.com/features/the-rise-of-the-uks-vegan-startups/

VIRGIN - MAY 2020

https://www.virgin.com/richard/holly-sam-0/business-unusual-virgin-startup-and-upcircle-beauty

MSN - MAY 2020

https://www.msn.com/en-ph/lifestyle/lifestyle-buzz/small-brands-are-shaping-the-future-of-sustainability-in-beauty/ar-BB139SRp

STYLIST - APR 2020

https://www.stylist.co.uk/fashion/style-list

DAILY MAIL - APR 2020

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-8270165/We-try-buy-CLAIRE-COLEMAN-tests-best-looking-artisanal-hand-soaps.html

BEAUTY MATTER - APR 2020

https://beautymatter.com/2020/04/skin-food-new-brands-focus-on-body-first-beauty/

GRAZIA - APR 2020

https://graziadaily.co.uk/beauty-hair/skin/vegan-moisturisers-cruelty-free-best/

WWD - APR 2020

https://wwd.com/beauty-industry-news/beauty-features/beauty-solve-single-use-plastic-problem-sustainability-earth-day1203562228-1203562228/

BYRDIE - APR 2020

https://www.byrdie.com/recycling-beauty-products-tips-4842817

VEGAN FOOD & LIVING - APR 2020

https://www.veganfoodandliving.com/

TIMES MAGAZINE - MAR 2020

https://www.linkedin.com/company/10634789/admin/

WHO WHAT WEAR - MAR 2020

https://www.whowhatwear.co.uk/niche-beauty-brands/slide19

HELLO MAGAZINE - MAR 2020

https://www.hellomagazine.com/fashion/hfm/2020032486805/brands-doing-good-during-coronavirus/

THE INDEPENDENT - MAR 2020

https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/fashion-beauty/coronavirus-beauty-brands-charities-supporting-vulnerable-people-a9413991.html

GLAMOUR - MAR 2020

https://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/gallery/support-small-british-beauty-brands-businesses

STYLUS REPORT - SS21

https://www.stylus.com/

The Observer - MAR 2020

https://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/magazine

BEAUTY INDEPENDENT - MAR 2020

https://www.beautyindependent.com/rising-brand-upcircle-circular-economy-ulta-beauty-launch/

WGSN - MAR 2020

https://www.wgsn.com/en/
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