Edinburgh business rivals choose ‘collaboration over competition’ after success in Europe-wide ethical beauty awards

Natural skincare firm Amaranthine, based by Sarah, and Lucy’s Lucky Cloud model have each received silver medals in the 2022 Free-From Skincare Awards.The Europe-wide awards, now in their eleventh 12 months, have been established to reward producers of skincare merchandise which are free from most of the preservatives, components and fragrances related to ethical, environmental and well being considerations, in addition to inflicting pores and skin sensitivities and allergic reactions.Amaranthine was profitable in the Problem Skin class with its best-selling facial oil, whereas Lucky Cloud got here via in the Face Care (rinse off) class with its newly launched purifying 3-in-1 cleanser and masks.Business rivals Lucy Cardwell and Sarah Rueger rejoice success in the 2022 Free From Skincare Awards.It was trigger for a joint celebrations for entrepreneurial adversaries Lucy and Sarah, whose respective studios occur to be facet by facet in the identical constructing at Edinburgh Palette, St Margaret’s House, London Road.“Not solely are we each Edinburgh-based pure skincare manufacturers, our workshops really share a wall, which is kind of humorous to be trustworthy. While we don’t share particulars about our product developments, it’s so superb to have somebody shut by to talk to about skincare and the business,” mentioned Sarah.Lucy agreed, including: “This isn’t the primary time we’ve each received awards in the identical competitors; it’s tremendous empowering to rejoice collectively. Having somebody who actually understands what goes into each stage of operating a beauty model only a knock of the door away is good.”Amaranthine was born in 2017 when Sarah determined to show her pastime right into a business, with encouragement from household and associates. She had lately certified as a scientific aromatherapist, and along with her earlier coaching as a nurse and beauty therapist, felt she had the background data and expertise wanted to create a skincare vary that clients would love.Lucy based Lucky Cloud Skincare in 2015 after struggling for years with delicate pores and skin circumstances reminiscent of eczema and dermatitis. Always on the lookout for merchandise that wouldn’t inflame her pores and skin she determined to make her personal. She has since skilled in beauty formulation and gone on to win a number of awards for her all-vegan vary of merchandise.


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