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…

ABSOLUTELY LONDON - FEB 2020

https://absolutely.london/sustainable-beauty-swaps/

GRAZIA - FEB 2020

https://graziadaily.co.uk/beauty-hair/makeup/top-10-beauty-solutions-skiing-snowy-situations/

GRAZIA - FEB 2020

https://graziadaily.co.uk/

COSSMA - FEB 2020

https://www.cossma.com/marketing/article/turning-food-waste-into-beauty-products-36033.html

Health & Wellbeing - Feb 2020

https://www.yourfitnesstoday.com/

SIMPLY VEGAN - FEB 2020

https://anthem-publishing.com/simply-vegan-magazine/

BALANCE - JAN 2020

https://balance.media/

BEAUTY BAY - JAN 2020

https://www.beautybay.com/edited/2020-new-year-beauty-resolutions/

VEGGIE - JAN 2020

https://www.vegetarianrecipesmag.com/

NEW - JAN 2020

https://www.instagram.com/new_magazine/?hl=en

GLAMOUR - DEC 2019

https://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/food-waste-for-beauty

BUSTLE - DEC 2019

https://www.bustle.com/p/5-beauty-wellness-products-for-when-youre-feeling-run-down-fluey-19444777

COSMOPOLITAN - DEC 2019

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/

WOMEN'S RUNNING - DEC 2019

https://www.facebook.com/womensrunningmagazineuk/

RED MAGAZINE - DEC 2019

https://www.redonline.co.uk/

HEALTH & FITNESS - DEC 2019

https://www.newsstand.co.uk/250-General-Womens-Magazines/2286-Subscribe-to-HEALTH-and-FITNESS-Magazine-Subscription.aspx

THE OBSERVER - DEC 2019

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

THE METRO - NOV 2019

https://metro.co.uk/

THE TELEGRAPH - NOV 2019

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/skin/gender-beauty-gap-womens-anti-ageing-creams-expensive-mens/

COSMOPOLITAN - NOV 2019

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/beauty-hair/a29610991/cosmopolitan-2019-beauty-awards/

STYLIST - NOV 2019

https://www.stylist.co.uk/beauty/best-beauty-gifts-make-up-skincare-christmas-gift-ideas/321362

COSMETICS BUSINESS - NOV 2019

https://www.cosmeticsbusiness.com/news/article_page/UpCircle_harnesses_the_power_of_discarded_fruit_for_new_skin_care_line/160020

DAILY MAIL - NOV 2019

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7683249/Handbags-apples-seaweed-dress-Going-green-never-chic.html

GLAMOUR - NOV 2019

https://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/ocean-plastic-waste-beauty-industry

NATURAL HEALTH - NOV 2019

https://www.naturalhealthmagazine.co.uk/

LSN Global - OCT 2019

https://www.lsnglobal.com/behaviours/article/24724/by-product-beauty

THE EVENING STANDARD -OCT 2019

https://www.standard.co.uk/

THE FINANCIAL TIMES - OCT 2019

https://www.ft.com/content/1952635a-e07e-11e9-9743-db5a370481bc

CHAT MAGAZINE - OCT 2019

https://www.magazinesdirect.com/az-magazines/34206656/chat-subscription.thtml?j=XAT

BELFAST TELEGRAPH - OCT 2019

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/fashion-beauty/perfect-excuse-to-cover-yourself-in-chocolate-38557239.html

BOOTS HEALTH & BEAUTY MAGAZINE - OCT 2019

https://www.boots.com/health-beauty-magazine

ELLE - SEP 2019

https://www.elle.com/uk/

SHEER LUXE - SEP 2019

https://sheerluxe.com/2019/09/09/best-beauty-discoveries-get-your-radar

THE EVENING STANDARD - SEP 2019

https://www.standard.co.uk/beauty/upcircle-beauty-sustainable-brands-a4237441.html

SPELL MAGAZINE - SEP 2019

https://www.spellmagazine.co.uk/

VEGGIE - SEP 2019

https://www.vegetarianrecipesmag.com/

HEALTHY - SEP 2019

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

PICK ME UP - AUG 2019

https://www.facebook.com/PickMeUpMag/

You Magazine - AUG 2019

https://www.you.co.uk/

STYLIST - AUG 2019

https://www.stylist.co.uk/

GLASS MAGAZINE - AUG 2019

https://www.theglassmagazine.com/upcircle-review-skincare-beauty/

BEAUTY BAY - AUG 2019

https://www.beautybay.com/edited/sustainable-beauty-routine/

IN THE MOMENT - AUG 2019

https://www.calmmoment.com/magazines/in-the-moment/

HEALTH BLOGGERS MAGAZINE - JUL 2019

https://magazine.healthbloggerscommunity.com/zero-waste-products-2/

THE SUNDAY TIMES - JUL 2019

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/beauty-women-beautyboss-the-eco-friendly-products-made-from-repurposed-ingredients-or-packaging-2rp6h8jnp

THE INDEPENDENT - JUL 2019

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

Who What Wear - JUL 2019

https://www.whowhatwear.co.uk/natural-skincare-products/slide17

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING - JUL 2019

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/

FORBES - JUN 2019

https://www.forbes.com/sites/maikoschaffrath/2019/06/17/the-coffee-powered-economy-these-startups-turn-waste-into-useful-products/

THE SUNDAY TIMES - JUN 2019

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/beauty-boss-review-best-summer-body-skin-care-sanctuary-moisturiser-balm-serum-scrub-l87x588ck