We are interested. We are hopeful. We haven’t found a consistent supply of recycled or ocean plastics in the kinds of containers we need. When we make the switch, we will be sure the containers are able to preserve and protect your products appropriately. We hope that the supply chain for these kinds of containers [...]
Read the ingredient list. Some companies will say “natural” on the front label but their ingredient list is full of petrochemicals. Every company is required to make their ingredient list available to customers. Everything must be listed using International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredient names—but everyone just calls them INCI names. These are standardized ingredient names [...]
Technically it is the Food and Drug Administration but they have not set official definitions for either Natural or Organic. If you see an organic seal on a product, that is from the US Department of Agriculture and it is a food-based certification. It is certified and means the content of the product has been [...]
Yes. (We sell natural products. What did you think we’d say? 😊) We absolutely believe cleaner is better. To be clear, 100% Natural does not automatically mean allergy free or higher performance. What it does mean is the ingredients are not derived from petrochemicals. It means no artificial preservatives, no artificial colors, no artificial fragrances. [...]
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates organic claims for food and has specific requirements that producers must follow and document. It is difficult and expensive to get certified, that is one of the reasons organic costs more. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sets standards for personal care products like cleansers and moisturizers [...]
Yes. We believe better information leads to better decisions. It would also cut down on companies fudging about their “naturalness”.
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We debated this a lot. A. Lot. It came down to safety. Glass breaks. Many of our products are going to be used in the bathroom. People asked us for plastic for safety.
Yes. But simple isn’t easy. You could source the highest quality ingredients, convert your kitchen into a filling station and spend your time mixing ingredients at just the right time and at just the right temperature and hope it comes out right or you could just let us do it.
Our definition of natural means minimally and simply derived from nature.