We love working with brands and helping them to collaborate with our bloggers – so much so that we are always on the lookout for exciting people to talk about and share with them. During our extensive research to find the hottest trends and coolest products, we come across up-and-coming brands that we just have to introduce you to! Some of the brands below you’ll find in our opportunity board, others are simply companies our detectives found online. Let’s take a look at what’s trending in the HBC Edit this week.

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Harnessing the power of nature, Herbivore bring you non-toxic, organic and food-grade products that deliver a therapeutic experience to your skin. Based on the principle that everything you put on you skin is absorbed into the body, they ethically source raw materials from across the globe to formulate restorative and healing combinations. Never ever tested on animals, we particularly love the Pink Clay Exfoliating Mask – made from French pink clay and crushed flowers. It cleans and nurtures your skin, removing a dead layer of skin cells to reveal a radiant glow underneath.

Pick it up at: Available online worldwide, or find your nearest stockist.

Perfect for… Giving your skin the love and attention it deserves.

Turmeric Latte by Sweet Revolutionturmeric-latte-800x800

Sometimes all you need is a turmeric latte to reassure you that everything’s going to be okay. Dairy-free and refined sugar-free, Sweet Revolution are the creators of delicious and nutritious instant drinks. All ingredients are plant-based and sourced with great care – ensuring that they have been as minimally processed as possible. 100% organic, this turmeric latte blend is a serious hug in a mug, and all you need to do is mix the powder with water – healthy couldn’t be easier! Sweet Revolution also offer unique, dairy-free and vegan blends for instant Hot Chocolate, Matcha Lattes and Reishi Lattes for if you’re feeling adventurous.

Pick it up at: Available online in the UK with overseas shipping available, as well as on Amazon, Yumbles, and a variety of shops in the UK.

Perfect for… Soothing your soul on a rainy afternoon

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Wearbale technology for your emotional wellbeing has landed. By cleverly tracking your physical and emotional wellbeing, through its sophisticated technology, this nifty piece of equipment can help you discover exactly how certain habits and actions influence your stress and energy levels. Taking into account your breathing, sleep activity, physical exertion and the body’s biometric data, Zenta will enable you to take control of your life and manage distractions, leaving you happier and healthier. Think of it as a coach for your mind, body and soul – one that you can carry around with you on your wrist at all times.

Pick it up at: Contribute to their funding scheme to receive your Zenta between March and April 2017.

Perfect for… Monitoring the way your actions influence your feelings.

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Offering a refreshing alternative to sugar-laden, sticky and carbonated drinks currently available, Ugly drinks are bringing a no-nonsense range of unsweet drinks into the game. No fancy packaging, no added sugars or hidden nasties – just sparkling water infused with tasty natural ingredients. With Lemon & Lime for those of us who like to play it safe, and Orange & Passion fruit for those who like to live life on the edge, Ugly drinks are zero calories with no fat, protein, sugars or salt.

Pick it up at: Available online by the case, or in shops such as Whole Foods, Planet Organic & Vital

Perfect for… If you struggle to find a replacement to sugary drinks, your prayers may have just been answered.