WHAT YOU WONT FIND
The Secret To Beautiful Skin Is No Sythetics
The list of what we choose to formulate with is a huge one, we are proud to create formulas that give results direct from our laboratory. Our naturally effective skincare products offer clinical results and are plant-based which means they are free from synthetics or animal derivatives.
We exclude ingredients from our formulas that are likely to pose a risk including:
Animal-derived ingredients: As a proud Vegan Society Member and Leaping Bunny Cruelty-Free Registered Brand we are committed to giving you 100% confidence in what you are buying is a cruelty-free product without hiding behind fluffy logos that do not substantiate our claims. We work hard formulating and seeking new innovations through our own laboratory that are free from animal derivatives such as sheep lanolin, animal hyaluronic acid, animal collagen, beeswax and animal bulking agents. In accordance with EU and British Regulations, our products are not tested on animals and we do not sell our products in the Peoples Republic Of China.
EDTA is used to stabilise synthetic ingredients and drive them down into the epidermis deeper to give more effect which causes onward long term issues in the skin. And is highly pollutive in the environment and when washed down the sink to aquatic life.
Phenoxyethanol is found in a cross range of skincare highlighted by several watchdog organisations as causing severe skin sensitivity, dryness acne and contact dermatitis. It is absorbed by the skin and is highlighted as a skin irritant with suspected neurotoxic deficiencies.
Carbomers cheap filling and combiner of high water ingredients to combine them.
Sulfates come in different disguises and are foaming agents that irritate the skin.
Liquid Petroleum at first these ingredients can give the impression they are soothing the skin when they are just covering it as time passes the skin begins to dry out requiring you to apply more and so the cycle begins. The skin becomes drier and so on. When you stop using it can become flaky and worse than the prior condition.
Nanomaterials are very small particles that penetrate the skin and at present are not certain of the effect they can have on the body. Adding the word nano means that the ingredient measures less than 100m.
Silicones (liquid plastic discover more in our latest blog) are used to make products feel nice and give slip and slide they are inert and at present are not known to cause issues to the skin however they pollute rivers and are forms of liquid plastic that when washed down the sink run free as microparticles polluting our environment and the life that lives there.
Parabens used as preservatives there echo in terms of issues in endocrine and cancers are still not fully measured. We choose to not use these in our formulas.
Nylon (liquid plastic) are used to make products feel nice and give slip and slide they are inert and at present are not known to cause issues to the skin however they pollute rivers and are forms of liquid plastic that when washed down the sink run free as microparticles polluting our environment and the life that lives there.