Winners 2016

Best FreeFrom Skincare Product 2016


Kinvara Skincare Absolute Cleansing Oil

A top performing cleansing oil, which was really liked by testers and judges alike, and particularly complimented for its use of highly original watermelon seed oil. 

The rebrand and packaging was much admired, and its at-a-glance and very clear labelling – both of ingredients, including highlighted oils, and free from labelling – was second to none. A deserved overall winner. 


Runners up:

Apicare, Manuka Natural Rich Day Crème

BALMOLOGY, Calendula & Chamomile Comfort Balm

SenSpa, Talc Free Natural Body Powder

The Naked Skincare Company, Mint, Rosemary and Spirulina Clay Soap


FreeFrom Achievement Award 2016 — sponsored by Organii


Supergreens Nourishing Chia Seed Oil+

Exceptional free-from qualities in this oil – it’s free from preservatives, fragrance allergens and food allergens – one of only a small handful of such products entered into the Awards. Judges were additionally impressed with its use of chia – the ingredient of the moment – and liked that its use was being championed in skincare too! 



Best FreeFrom Skincare Brand 2016


Gold Award


Four shortlisted products, winner of the FreeFrom Achievement category, and two other silver medals. Excellent free from labelling. A runner up in this category in 2015, but deserved winner in 2016.


Silver Award

Living Naturally 

A first-time entrant with excellent products, all four of which were shortlisted, and deserved winner of three category medals. 


Bronze Award

Kinvara Skincare

Much improved packaging from this Irish natural skincare brand, with good free from labelling, and winners of the Overall Best FreeFrom Product in 2016.


For category winners, click below:

1. Family Skincare — sponsored by NATorigin

2. Men’s Grooming

3. Hair Care

4. Body Care (‘Leave On’)

5. Body Care (‘Take Off’)

6. Oils and Oil Serums

7. Make Up — sponsored by Benecos

8. Hand, Nail and Foot Care

9. Hard Soaps

10. Face Care (‘Leave On’)

11. Face Care (‘Wash Off’)

12. Problem Skin

13. ‘Fresh and Fragrant’

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