Although we can never bring ourselves to admit that summer is nearly over (sob!), there’s something about September that gets us excited – perhaps, it’s that slight chill in the air, combined with that electrifying back-to-school feeling in the air, which makes us believe that anything is possible.
CONTENT INSTORE EVENTS & OFFERS
Throughout September, BEAUTY – Absolution Free Gift: We’re swooning over the new Absolution range of organic lipsticks, just landed instore! The six, gorgeous long lasting shades have a semi-mat finish which look good and do good, thanks to nourishing organic ingredients. Buy any three and take home a beautiful tote bag! Get it here.
Throughout September, BEAUTY – Pai Free Gift: A natural exfoliator is a must for glowing skin! Try one of our favourites – the Pai Kukui and Jojoba Skin Brightening Exfoliator – for FREE this month! Simply spend £40 on any Pai Skincare products to receive a full size exfoliator worth £24. Grab one while you can.
Throughout September, BEAUTY – John Masters Organics Beauty Gift: Treat your scalp this month with one of our favourite organic hair care ranges! Simply purchase any full size shampoo to receive a free Deep Scalp Follicle Treatment, which is ideal for thinning hair. Available here.
Throughout September, BEAUTY – Limited Edition Soil Association Kit: To celebrate Organic Beauty Week we’ve put together a limited-edition kit featuring some of our favourite SA-certified organic beauty products! It’s the perfect introduction to organic beauty. We’ll add it at checkout when you spend over £100 Soil Association beauty products.
You’ll get a SKIN & TONIC 30ml Naked Oil (new & exclusive), Pai Skincare 10ml Instant Calm Moisturiser and Lotus & Orange Toner, Therapi Honey Skincare 30ml Orange Blossom Cleanser,Intelligent Nutrients 100ml Destress Hand Therapy, Essence Of Eden mini Coconut Oil, Nourish Organic Skincare Mini Kale Cleanser & Mini Kale Eye Cream. Plus healthy snacks Raw GorillaMunchies! Grab one here while you can.
Throughout September, BEAUTY – SKIN & TONIC New Launches and Free Gift: We’ve got four exciting new releases from London-based home grown organic beauty brand SKIN & TONIC – and an exciting gift with purchase! Check them out here.
8th September, BEAUTY – NUORI Meet the Maker at Content, London: Want to be one of the first natural beauties in the UK to try new natural Nordic skincare range NUORI? Then join us instore for our Meet-the-Maker event on September 8th! Join us between 12.30pm and 2.30pm to discover the range and get personalised advice from its founder Jasmi Bonnén. No need to book, just show up! www.beingcontent.com
15th September, KITCHEN/WELLBEING – Radiance Pop-Up at Content: Coffee aficionado? Don’t miss our pop-up instore on September 19th between 10am and 1pm. Grab yourself an organic, cold-brewed flat white or mocha courtesy of Radiance, in collaboration with Cru Kafe – it’s one of our current drinks of choice. Get there early though before we drink them all ourselves! Just show up – no need to book. www.beingcontent.com
23rd September, BEAUTY – Tata Harper Free Mini Facials: Want to extend your summer glow throughout Autumn? We have just the treat for you! Join us instore between 1pm and 4pm, where Tata Harper’s very own skincare expert Kristen Erb will be offering FREE mini-facials! Plump, radiant skin awaits! To book, visit www.beingcontent.com
26th September, KITCHEN/WELLBEING – Nana Nice Cream Tasting at Content: Calling all fellow healthy foodies! We’ve found an ice cream we think is good enough to eat for breakfast – we’re all going bananas for it at Content! Chef and food blogger Margie Broadhead of Nana Nice Cream a delicious new range of dairy-free and gluten-free ice-cream, will be instore between 10am and 1pm for an exclusive tasting. It’s the perfect treat to accompany a spot of weekend natural beauty shopping. Get there first before we eat it all! www.beingcontent.com
Throughout September, KITCHEN – Who Loves You Juice Bar & Clean Dining, London: Did London need another juice bar? The answer is of course, YES. This one is run by the team at Core Collective just landed on King’s Road and has piqued our interest with their menu focusing on vegan, clean-eating and local organic ingredients and wide selection of cold pressed juices. We’re planning a visit down there very soon! www.wholovesyou.co.uk
Throughout September, WELLBEING – King’s Cross Swimming Pond, London: Yes, after a long wait we’re excited to say that it’s finally open to the public! Branded as ‘an art installation you can swim in’, the UK’s first ever man-made fresh water public bathing pond is a 40m long, natural, chemical-free pond. Take the plunge! We hear it gets rather busy so be sure to book ahead. www.kingscrosspond.club
Organic September – Our favourite time of the year Organic September, of which Organic Beauty Week is part of was made for us organic beauties. If you’re new to green beauty, there’s no better time of the year to make the leap to organic beauty and green living! So to celebrate, check out our favourite events this month held in conjunction with Soil Association throughout the country, as well as other highlights from our favourite wellbeing experts. A few of our picks are below but check for updates at www.soilassociation.org
- 1st – 30th September, WELLBEING – Make Your Own Soil at Skye Forest Garden, Isle of Skye
- 1st – 30th September, KITCHEN – Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard Organic September Special, East Sussex
- 4th September, KITCHEN – Pukka Afternoon Tea Party, Bristol Area
- 5th September, WORLD – Farm Walk at Shillingford Organics, Exeter
- 8th September, KITCHEN – An Evening with Hemsley+Hemsley, Whole Foods Market Kensington, London: Our favourite healthy-cooking sister duo is officially kicking off Organic Beauty Week at an exclusive event. If you want to know about their top organic beauty brands and superfood and sample some of their favourite healthy snacks, don’t miss it!
- 10th September, WORLD – The True Cost film screening at Hackney Picturehouse, London: Love fashion? Don’t miss the story behind the clothing we wear every day in this ground breaking documentary, revealing the human cost and darker side of the fashion industry. If you can’t make the event, we urge you to get hold of a DVD copy now!
8th September – 18th December, WORLD – Cultivate London Traineeship, London: If you’re interested in horticulture and sustainability or know someone who is, don’t miss the fantastic opportunity to join this three month traineeship with award-winning social enterprise Cultivate London, followed by a one-month work placement at another similar enterprise. You’ll gain sound practical and business-related skills – from seed sowing to sales. Find out more on www.cultivatelondon.org
11th– 13th September, WELLBEING – Mind Body Spirit festival, Birmingham: Ever wondered what your aura looks like, or how to unlock your potential and live the life you truly desire? Then get yourself down to Birmingham and get your fill of inspiration, meditation, self-exploration and wellbeing activities – from yoga and tai chi, to inspirational workshops. You’ll get your chance to unwind, explore the self and engage with a community of like-minded individuals. www.mindbodyspirit.co.uk
12th September, WELLBEING – Movers + Makers, London: Spend your Saturday learning a new craft like macramé (knitting without the ‘sticks’) at The Hoxton Hotel and meet creatives from gardeners to candle stick makers and sample The Pressery’s locally made cold-pressed almond milk. You’ll go home cultivated, cultured and refreshed! www.hoxtown.com
12th September, WELLBEING – Oolong Organic Garden Party 2015, London: Calling all yoga aficionados! Immerse yourself in a day of yoga classes, juicing and nutritional workshops featuring our friends at Radiance. Plus tea blending workshops and holistic therapies hosted by Ooling Organic Mobile Spa. For more info visit www.loveoolongtime.com
13th September, WELLBEING – The Body with Lottie Murphy, London: Love pilates? Don’t miss this invigorating pilates masterclass hosted by Lottie Murphy in central London, which is designed to stretch and tone your muscles, improving your overall posture. This will be followed by a holistic health coaching session and light buffet. Suitable for beginners too. Book on www.lottiemurphy.com
15th September, WORLD – Grace & Thorn Big Daddy Terranium Tuesday, London: Get your hands dirty and join the Grace & Thorn team at Netil 360 for a night of miniature gardening overlooking London’s skyline before the end of summer! During the workshop you’ll complete your own unique creation from your pick of succulents, stones and terranium. Sounds like a fun way to start the week! www.graceandthorn.com
15th – 18th October, WORLD – Stylist Live, London: Join one of our favourite reads Stylist magazine for this four day festival covering everything from beauty tutorials to food, culture, music and much more. We’re sold on the inspirational talks – look out for Amelia Freer’s ‘How to Eat Now’ and Caitlin’s Moran talk on feminism. Plus, it’s hosted by our girl crush Dawn O’Porter. See you there! Get tickets on live.stylist.co.uk
16th – 19th October, WELLBEING – Locanda La Gelsomina Yoga Retreat, Malta: Get ready for autumn and refresh mind, body and spirit with this four day escape in the historical city of Birgu. Enjoy daily yoga meditation sessions inspired by taioism and a customised massage. With a maximum of 8 participants, you’re guaranteed an intimate and soothing experience. Find out more on www.locandalagelsomina.com
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