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ATTITUDE Product Recognized as “Best Organic Baby Care Product” at ABC Kids Las Vegas

Great news!

ATTITUDE’s 3-in-1 Shampoo / Body Wash / Conditioner has won the “Best Organic Baby Care Product” at last month’s ABC Kids show in Las Vegas.

ABC LOGO parent tested

This award was based upon parent testing and approval , which we consider to be the best endorsement possible.

ATTITUDE products are a reassuring option to parents since they are made from worry-free ingredients (free from carcinogenic and mutagenic substances), at all times and without compromise.  Moreover, the company has adopted practices that foster sustainability at all levels of its production, thus offering customers high quality products that give peace of mind and enable families to live consciously.

The Little Ones range features over 16 products developed to meet the needs of children – from shampoos to hand soap, toothpaste, sunscreen and creams – so parents can feel confident when washing, moisturizing and pampering their babies.

John Paul Selects is a distributor of the full ATTITUDE range, which is available in over 300 stores throughout the UK and online, notably Ocado.

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Marula Model

Marula is a must for your make up bag, come rain or shine

It’s been a busy summer on the Marula front and with the looming Bank Holiday weekend and “back to school” thereafter, winter is drawing near.

A number of bloggers have reviewed Marula and commented on its versatility:

“I can see this lasting me throughout winter which I’m really happy about as that’s the season when my skin tends to get a little bit crazy & super dehydrated” – Alina, Beauty with Charm

“… but during the winter my skin becomes particularly dehydrated and that’s when facial oils become my best friends.” - Renata, Speaking Beauty UK

“Extra nourishing, this bottle of beauty magic revived my skin after a cold winter and I like to use it as a primer, moisturiser or overnight mask.” – Helen, MummyMode

Whilst others have commented on Marula’s anti-bacterial properties:

“So if you suffer from acne but had no luck with oils in the past, this particular oil is seriously worth a try, because not only will it help battle any breakouts you may have, it will help to heal them up a lot quicker, whilst also actively helping to prevent future ones from popping up.” – Sarah, Bella J

“… but from a month of regular use in the mornings, I have noticed this reduce redness and dry up present blemishes.” – Jenny, Krystel Couture

And a special congratulations goes out to Abbie of A Beautiful Delight and her newborn.  During her pregnancy, she’d been using Marula oil to keep stretch marks at bay and to great success.  Angelica of One Little Vice (quite rightly) points out that traditionally Marula oil has been used by the Tsonga people of South Africa and Mozambique as a massage oil for babies for generations, so why not use Marula oil on your loved ones too?

Thank you all for your support these past few months and let’s hope that more of us can benefit from Marula.

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African Harvesters

Marula supports 7,500 Fair Trade harvesters as business grows

Every day more socially and eco-aware consumers are asking themselves, “how do the products I buy and the companies I support affect the World?

Well when it comes to our Marula Oil, we are proud in our record of promoting economic fairness and preserving natural resources.  Of the utmost importance is the Fair Trade principle upon which the brand was founded.  We are the only manufacturer of Marula Oil that has established a fully integrated supply chain from natural resource to finished product, providing economic opportunities to thousands of rural African women at Fair Trade wages.

The brand, which operates in 72 villages in Swaziland and 70 villages in Namibia, announces that it has grown its network of Marula nut harvesters from 4,000 in 2014 to 7,500 as of last month.  These women are the backbone of the company, sharing in the reward that is generated by the demand for this wonderful, wild natural resource.

In addition to working with local women to take advantage of the opportunities this local resource provides, the brand also manages a growing support network that identifies and addresses some of their key concerns, chief among them being education.  Thus we offer financial support for kindergartens and education in the communities in which we have a presence.

The marula oil products range are part of ROK Stars PLC, with a mandate to “Build the Mega-Brands of Tomorrow, Today

“We take our Fair Trade mission very seriously” says our co-founder and chairman, Jonathan Kendrick.  ”Marula Oil totally stands apart from its peers in this regard, as well as in the ultimate quality and purity of our finished product.  As our business grows, so does the economic advantage that is shared in the communities who are working to harvest the Marula nuts, while being able to maintain their long-held traditions and way of life.”

We are also proud to help protect biodiversity by engaging with the national departments of forestry to help communities plant indigenous trees and protect these sensitive areas by restricting “slash and burn agriculture.”

Marula Oil is currently available at BeautyBay and Holland & Barrett stores in the UK; and Sephora and Nordstrom in the US.  The brand is also growing its distribution internationally, with ongoing launches in a number of Asian and European countries.

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