Natural personal care products continue to conquer the beauty world, confirmed not only by the large crowd seen at the Vivaness show in Nuremberg this past weekend, but also by the dynamic growth this market experiences each year. While most marketers continue to innovate, bringing nature’s best ingredients to consumers’ faces and bodies, a new and unexpected entry is taking the market by the storm—Birkenstock Natural Care.
Best known as a leader in the footwear industry, Birkenstock is making its way into the natural personal care market with a natural beauty care line based on the same raw material that is also the key component of its original shoe insole: natural cork. Birkenstock Natural Care is comprised of five treatment ranges encompassing ingredients like arctic moss, argan oil, baobab, moringa, and elderberries, alongside cork oak extract, which has been discovered to provide anti-aging benefits. Coming in a unique design and equipped with a refill system and airless dispensers that protect the content from oxidation, contamination, and dehydration, this new brand is expected to launch in select key markets this fall. (more…)