A NORTH Lancashire company has won three prizes in a skincare awards.

The Naked Skincare Company, based in Lancaster, were celebrated at the annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards.

The company's Hemp & Avocado Body Butter was awarded Silver in the Problem Skin category and their Mint, Rosemary & Spirulina Clay Soap won both a Gold award and a runner up award for Best Overall Product.

The awards were founded to encourage and reward manufacturers of skincare products that are ‘free from’ many of the allergens, chemicals, additives and fragrances associated with skin sensitivities, allergies, and ethical, environmental and health concerns.

Owner of the company, Stephanie Maffia, said: "We are delighted to have been awarded these prizes. It’s been great to have had such positive feedback from the testers and judging panel.

"We are so pleased that our products have been recognised and awarded by such experienced testers from the natural beauty industry.”