the welllness edit podcast with holland and barrett

Why progress is so much more important than perfection

Gemma Newman

Gemma Newman,
The Plant Power Doctor

 A doctor for over 17 years, Gemma Newman has worked in many specialities as a doctor including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation medicine and General Practice.

Dr Newman's specialist interests are in holistic health and plant-based nutrition as well as lifestyle medicine. In her practice she has come to understand that body, mind and soul are not separate, and that it is only in addressing the root causes of stress and disconnection that we can truly heal, from the inside out.

Niomi Smart

Niomi Smart,
Founder of Skin Smart and advocate for sustainability

Niomi Smart is a content creator with conscious living at the heart of everything she does. With a loyal global following of over 4.6 million across her digital platforms, Niomi is an advocate for sustainability and sharing how everyone can make small changes to protect our planet.

In 2018 she founded Smart Swap; one of the UK’s most successful clothes swap parties which was sponsored by BBC Earth, and has collaborated with other ethical beauty brands including L’Occitane with whom she created the Sweet Rosé Lipstick. 2020 saw Niomi launch her brand, Smart Skin. Born from the need for a skincare brand which is sustainable yet luxurious and affordable, Smart Skin enables both our skin and planet to flourish, without compromising on high efficiency formulas.