Ingredients We Don't Use

The following list comprises of ingredients and substances we do not use in our products. For further reading, please refer to the links listed in the bottom of this page.  

Microbeads used for exfoliation in skincare helps with removing dead skin and unclog pores.

Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used as a preservative to prevent bacterial growth in the cosmetic industry. 

Parabens are chemicals widely used as a preservative in a variety of cosmetics, food, and drugs. 

Phthalates are chemicals mainly used to promote elasticity and flexibility in cosmetics and personal care products. 

Artificial Fragrance is added to almost all the cosmetic products, including so-called "unscented" products, to cover up disagreeable smells. 

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Sodium Laureth Sulfate are used as foaming agents in detergents, soaps, shampoos, creams, and lotion products. 

PEG (Polyethylene glycols) are petroleum-based compounds that are used in creams and lotions as thickener, solvents, and softeners. 

Talc Powder is used to absorb moisture in cosmetic products.

Synthetic Dyes are used to add color to cosmetics.

Synthetic Stabilizers are used in cosmetics to extend the shelf life of products.

Coal Tar is used in some cosmetics to treat skin conditions.

Phenoxyethanol is very commonly used as a preservative in a wide variety of cosmetic and personal care products.

Triphenyl Phosphate (TPHP) is mainly used in nail polish to help it stay on.

Hydroquinone is mainly used in facial products to lighten and brighten skin color.

Sodium Benzoate is often used in combination with Potassium Sorbate as a preservative.

Triclosan has strong anti-bacterial properties generally used in soaps, detergents and skincare products

To help you learn more about these substances, we have provided links to the FDA website, as well as other websites.

https://www.usa.gov/federal-agencies/food-and-drug-administration

https://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products-ingredients

https://www.ewg.org/californiacosmetics/toxic20

https://www.choice.com.au/health-and-body/beauty-and-personal-care/skin-care-and-cosmetics/articles/chemicals-in-cosmetics

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/style-beauty/beauty/g7597249/banned-cosmetic-ingredients/