MVO Press Releases

Marie Veronique Organics Introduces Pacific Advanced Anti-Aging Treatment Line

Award-winning, natural skincare company Marie Veronique Organics has launched a new line of advanced anti-aging treatment products made with the most potent ingredients from the Pacific Ocean and throughout the Pacific Rim. Specifically formulated to address the root causes of aging skin, the new products target wrinkles, sagging skin, dehydration, hyper pigmentation and other conditions common to aging skin.

Spread the Love from Head to Toe for Valentine’s Day with Natural Skin Care Company Marie Veronique Organics

Natural skin care company Marie Veronique Organics is encouraging customers to love their skin from head to toe, with a very special offer and event hosted by founder Marie Nadeau. On Saturday February 16th, from 1 - 3pm, guests are invited to attend a complimentary Yoga Facelift class and discussion to celebrate the second-edition release of Marie’s NY Times featured digital book, The Yoga Facelift.

Celebrate a Greener Cyber Monday with Sustainable Skincare Company Marie Veronique Organics

For most people, Cyber Monday has become the holy grail of holiday shopping—the coveted deals day that also allows consumers to be a smarter, green shopper. On November 28, to celebrate the holiday season’s busiest online shopping day, natural skincare company Marie Veronique Organics is offering 25% off their entire line of award-winning products.

Marie Veronique Organics’ Mill Valley Retail Store Moves Beyond Traditional Concept

Sustainable, natural skin care company, Marie Veronique Organics, has launched their first retail store in the heart of Mill Valley, California. While customers will recognize the friendly faces of the MVO team, have opportunities for skin care consultations with renowned founder Marie Veronique Nadeau, and can purchase award-winning products, including the newest addition Pacific for Advanced Anti-Aging Treatment, the changes are not simply skin deep. Moving beyond the traditional retail concept, the thoughtfully designed space encourages personal interaction, education and skincare conversations among friends.

Founder of Marie Veronique Organics says US should follow Australia's example, cautioning children and parents to avoid nanoparticles.

ABC Australia reports the environmental group Friends of the Earth is observing back-to-school week in Australia by sending 50,000 leaflets to teachers warning them of the possible risks to themselves and their students of using nano-sunscreens. According to Marie Veronique-Nadeau, founder of natural skin care company Marie Veronique Organics, the leaflet distribution idea came about after the Australian Education Union (AEU) issued a resolution that invoked the precautionary principle. She states, "We believe the Australian Education Union and Friends of Earth are suggesting not enough is known about the effects of nanoparticles on human health and the environment. So, why not use the alternative non-nano sunscreens that are readily available?"

Love Your Skin This Valentine’s Day with Marie Veronique Organics

Sustainable, natural skin care company Marie Veronique Organics is encouraging customers to love their skin at their special Valentine’s Day event. From 10am to 4pm on Friday, February 10th, guests are invited to sip champagne and nibble on chocolates while they meet with founder Marie Veronique Nadeau, who will be providing complimentary skin consultations at their Berkeley lab (1790 Fifth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710).

Marie Veronique Organics Named Product Safety Champion by Campaign for Safe Cosmetics

The new report, Market Shift, outlines how the safety bar has been raised in personal care products by pioneering companies like MVO and a short list of others. Spear headed by a coalition of non-profit organizations, including the Environmental Working Group, the Breast Cancer Fund and Friends of the Earth, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has identified a list of companies that have met the goals of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics--labeled as Champions in the effort for safer products, each company is demonstrating best practices and leadership.

Marie Veronique Organics Introduces Zinc Oxide-Based Everyday Sheer Coverage

Everyday Sheer Coverage provides protection, anti-aging and moisturizing benefits that wear like makeup. The anti-aging and sun protection product protects against UVA and UVB rays with a non-nano zinc oxide while preventing pre-mature aging with a rich blend of anti-oxidants, natural humectants, emollients, and sunscreen. The product was formerly launched under the name Anti-Aging Day Serum, but was renamed to better describe the product’s makeup qualities.

Marie Veronique Organics Calls for Change in Skincare Product Legislation

07.21.2010-Marie Veronique Organics, a Berkeley based organic skin care company and member of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, is passionate about creating change in the current state of federal skin care product regulation. CEO Hillary Peterson explains, "People unknowingly expose themselves to harmful chemicals every day and it is time for consumers to better understand what is in their everyday products as well as for the cosmetics industry to be held accountable." Hillary and founder Marie Veronique Nadeau have created a legislation wish list including photostability labeling, nanoparticle labeling, and better UVA protection labeling.

Only 8% of sunscreens recommended by the Environmental Working Group

08.25.2010–Sustainable skincare company Marie Veronique Organics’ sunscreens shine in what is being considered a dark era for the skincare industry. In the wake of the Environmental Working Group’s May 2010 report, which only recommends 8% of sunscreens that exist on the market, Marie Veronique Organics’ new Kid Safe Screen offers a solution. The success of the line’s popular Moisturizing Face Screen and Anti Aging Day Serum (which rank in the Environmental Working Group’s top 10 sunscreens) inspired the creation of a safe and effective kid-friendly sunscreen that could be shared with the whole family and used on the entire body.

Marie Veronique Organics at the Forefront of Concern over Nanoparticle Safety

08.30.2010–Marie Veronique Organics founder (and former chemistry teacher) Marie Veronique Nadeau and her daughter Jay Nadeau, a physicist/nanoparticle expert, have always been concerned about the repercussions of nanoparticles entering the bloodstream. Marie’s ecologically responsible, natural and transformative skincare company, Marie Veronique Organics, is consequently one of the very few skincare brands not to use nano-sized zinc oxide in their sunscreen formulation.

American Cancer Society reinforces Marie Veronique Organics’ Concern

09.07.2010-The American Cancer Society’s recent report, which categorizes titanium dioxide as a possible carcinogen, further reinforces Marie Veronique Organics founder Marie Veronique Nadeau’s concerns over the mineral’s safety and efficacy for use in skincare products. They do not include titanium dioxide in any of their sunscreens, opting instead for the use of pigment grade zinc oxide. “Intelligent Ingredients” is more than just a tag line with Marie Veronique Organics. They are dedicated to only using ingredients in their products which have been proven to be safe and effective.

Marie Veronique Organics Skincare Relaunches

09.14.2010–Berkeley based skincare company Marie Veronique Organics relaunches with a fresh new look, an easy to understand skincare system, and an improved online experience. The completely redesigned packaging includes a new logo, beautiful new labels, simplified product names, and a 4-step approach that streamlines the everyday skincare regime. The new and improved e-commerce website ( reflects all of these changes with a clean, modern look and easy to navigate pages.

Marie Veronique Organics expands successful line of sunscreens

09.23.2010–Sustainable skincare company Marie Veronique Organics launches Anti-Aging Day Serum, a new sun protection and anti-aging product created to be used throughout the year. The new serum is listed, among other Marie Veronique Organics sunscreens, as one of the Environmental Working Group’s top ten moisturizers with SPF for efficacy and safety.

Marie Veronique Organics Launches First Skincare Product for the Body

11.30.2010–December 2010, Berkeley, CA- Sustainable skincare company Marie Veronique Organics has launched their first skincare product for all over body use, the Anti-Aging Body Oil, Rose + Neroli. This luxurious new body oil combats aging while calming and balancing with a lush, exotic scent of rose and neroli. The Anti-Aging Body Oil launches in time for holiday gift giving and retails at $36 for a 2 ounce bottle and $63 for a 4 ounce bottle. It is available exclusively at

Marie Veronique Organics’ Moisturizing Face Screen wins Beauty Bible Award

04.04.2011–Sustainable skincare company Marie Veronique Organics’ Moisturizing Face Screen wins Beauty Bible’s Anti-Ageing Award. Top British beauty website Beauty Bible was founded by beauty experts Jo Fairley and Sarah Stacey, who gathered testimonials from thousands of women in order to find the very best beauty products on the market. Marie Veronique Organics’ Moisturizing Face Screen was awarded Best Tinted Moisturizer with SPF in the Anti-Ageing beauty category.

Marie Veronique Organics Partners with the Center for Environmental Health

04.20.2011–April 2011, Berkeley, CA- Sustainable skincare company Marie Veronique Organics joins forces with the Center for Environmental Health and like-minded beauty blogs to draw attention to the importance of using safe alternatives to harmful chemicals in consumer products. This Earth Day, April 22nd, Marie Veronique Organics will donate 25% of all sales from to the Center for Environmental Health.

Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep Sunscreen Guide 2011 Ranks Marie Veronique Organics Among Top Sunscreens

05.26.2011-May 2011, Berkeley, CA- Sustainable skincare company Marie Veronique Organics’ Moisturizing Face Screen and Anti-Aging Day Serum have been ranked in the ‘Top 25 Moisturizers with SPF’ and Kid Safe Screen in the ‘Top Sunscreens’ by the Environmental Working Group. Marie Veronique Organics founder, Marie Veronique Nadeau, is thrilled that her sunscreens have yet again been recognized for their safety and efficacy, but emphasizes the importance of wearability. “Applying sunscreen on a daily basis is the most important defense against pre-mature aging, but a sunscreen is only as good as your willingness to wear it. Our non-nano zinc oxide sunscreens are super safe and are incredibly wearable,” says Marie.

Marie Veronique Organics Launches After Sun Body Mist and After Sun Body Oil, Lavendar + Immortelle

06.28.2011–May 2011, Berkeley, CA- Sustainable skincare company Marie Veronique Organics adds two new skincare products for all over body use, After Sun Mist and After Sun Body Oil with Lavender + Immortelle. This luxurious new duo works to soothe, hydrate and repair skin suffering from over-exposure to the sun with key ingredients such as carrot seed, jojoba, avocado, and borage oils and fragrant floral essential oils from lavender and immortelle.

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