2012 FreeFrom Skincare winner, Qsilica, is shortlisted and commended in the prestigious 2013 FreeFrom Skincare Awards

2012 FreeFrom Skincare Award winner, Qsilica, an Australian range of premium natural products, developed for healthy skin, hair and nails, has returned as a contender to the prestigious event again this year, with two products shortlisted and a further two commended.

Qsilica won overall ‘Best Skincare Product’ and ‘Best Face Care Product’ in the 2012 FreeFrom Skincare Awards with Qsilica REMOVE ‘Make up & Grime’ Remover.

The 2013 shortlisted products are: 

Winner of the 2012 FreeFrom Skincare Awards, Qsilica REMOVE Make up and Grime Cleansing Gel, shortlisted in the ‘Face Care ('Take Off')’ category:

A foaming cleansing gel with natural sugar and coconut extracts and jojoba seed oil which removes impurities and excess oils to balance the skin’s natural oil production.

Qsilica RESCUE Paw Paw, shortlisted in the ‘Hand and Body Care ('Leave On')’ category:

A 100% natural multi-purpose balm that deeply nourishes, soothes and conditions dry skin and moisturises chapped lips. 

The commended level recognises products that the judges believed were ‘very good and well-made and that sat well in the natural or 'free from' skincare market.’

The Qsilica product commended in the ‘Hand and Body Care ('Leave On')’ category:

Qsilica REJUVENATE Invigorating Body Lotion

A body lotion that will moisturise and nourish your skin, with the goodness of Avocado Oil, Macadamia Oil, Shea Butter and Vitamin E. Promoting elasticity, suppleness and hydration, REJUVENATE Invigorating Body Lotion delivers vitamins, essential fatty acids and the mineral Silica to give your skin a natural glow. The delicate fragrance of Lime, Lavender and Sandalwood refreshes and invigorates.

The following product was commended in the ‘Face Care ('Leave On')’ category:

Qsilica REPLENISH Wrinkles and Bags Eye Cream

A rich & deeply hydrating product with a luxurious creamy texture; perfect for encouraging smooth & supple skin around the delicate eye area.

Qsilica REPLENISH gives your eyes a fresh, rejuvenated and youthful look.

The FreeFrom Skincare awards were launched in 2012 to complement the established FreeFrom Food Awards. The awards are held in association with The Green Beauty Bible and the Allergy and FreeFrom Show, taking place 7-9 June 2013 at Olympia, London, where the winners will be announced.

All Qsilica products are available from Revital Health Stores, Lloydspharmacy Selfridges, independent health stores and pharmacies, or online at www.planethealth.uk.com  

Qsilica’s premium natural health products are not tested on animals, contain no sodium laurel sulphate, parabens, petrochemicals, artificial colours or harsh preservatives, and are 100% fragrance free.

For more information about the Qsilica range visit www.qsilica.co.uk

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Planet Health Planet Health, a distributor and marketer of innovative premium natural health products, was founded by Peter and Mandy Harwood in New South Wales, Australia in 1996. In the years since, the family business has grown to become a market leader, supplying natural health, skin and hair products to over 3000 retailers. The company’s UK operation was established in January 2010. From its Gloucestershire office and distribution centre, Planet Health UK has introduced a succession of previously unavailable brands to this market. These include Watson & Son ‘Black Label’ Manuka Honey, products from the Australian Bush Flower Essence company, the scientifically researched Qskin DNA Age Defence creams, Kosmea’s Rose Hip Oil treatment skin care and Qsilica: Beauty from the Inside Out range – with ranges now stocked by Harrods in Knightsbridge, London and many other premium retailers including Selfridges. In total, Planet Health UK supplies around 350 retailers across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, preferring the careful selection of stockists to mass supply through mainstream channels. Customers can also purchase products marketed by Plant Health UK through the company’s online store if a local retailer is not yet available. www.planethealth.com.au/ The growth of Planet Health owes much to the business philosophy of Peter and Mandy Harwood. The company carries out an extensive ethical and quality audit of the producers and manufacturers of goods marketed and distributed through Planet Health. This commitment to integrity provides an assurance to retailers and creates the foundations upon which strong, durable brands who’s products give real results win and retain the trust and loyalty of consumers. The team at Planet Health includes scientists and qualified naturopaths and a highly trained sales team focusing on retailer customer service which goes beyond all expectations for maximising sales. The premium natural health products are not tested on animals, contain no sodium laurel sulphate, parabens, petrochemicals, artificial colours or harsh preservatives and are 100% fragrance free. Planet Health Co-founders Peter HarwoodPeter held several senior roles in the natural health industry in sales, marketing, international business development and management. As managing director of Planet Health since its launch in 1996, Peter’s key objective is to expand the presence of the business in key global markets such as the UK. Peter also has a love of classic cars and art deco. Mandy HarwoodMandy’s passion for natural health, which began while she was a fitness instructor, is a major factor in the success of Planet Health. A director of Planet Health since launch, Mandy also loves horse riding and interior design and is pleased to say she’s better than husband Peter at both.