Cornish Brand Scoops Prizes at National Skincare Awards

Spiezia Organics an ethical, honest and innovative Cornish skincare brand became ‘Double Award Winner’ in the third annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards 2014.

The Awards were founded to encourage and reward manufacturers of skincare products that are ‘free from’ many of the allergens, chemicals, additives and fragrances associated with skin sensitivities, allergies, and ethical, environmental and health concerns.

Amanda Barlow, founder and entrepreneur of Spiezia commented; “We had such a great time as a team in London working flat out on our busy stand. When we heard the news we had won not just one but two awards we were all so thrilled.”

Amanda adds, “Receiving accreditation for our commitment to ethical, environmental and health concerns along with being recognised as experts in skincare, in particular for sensitivities and allergies, is a great reward.” 

The awards were presented at The Love Natural, Love Organic Show at London Olympia, by special guest ‘Imperfectly Natural’ beauty and holistic health guru, Janey Lee Grace.

The announcements followed a long, four-stage judging process which culminated in a rigorous month-long assessment by testers recruited by the FreeFrom Skincare Awards’ associates, the Ultimate Natural Beauty Bible.

Spiezia’s Calendula Ointment and Lemon and Marigold Soap won Bronze in family skincare and hard soap categories, testers commented:

“Lovely product and very good on dry areas; good for mum and baby” “extremely versatile for children” “Very good on sensitive skin” “Smelt lovely and uplifting and left a very light, natural fragrance, lathered up very well, cleansed extremely well. Left skin feeling soft and cleansed”

Not only did Amanda enter her own products to win, she also generously became a Show Sponsor for the Body Care (Leave On) category awarding the following companies with Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively; Toulou OrganicsEve of St Agnes and Pure Lakes Skincare.