CERTIFICATIONS AND WHAT THEY STAND FOR
Below you’ll find some certifications that when you see their logo, you’ll know that product has a certain standard by which it’s produced so you can rest assured, they won’t have those nasties we dislike in them!
An organic certification organisation set up in France but which operates globally. To achieve this certification a product must adhere to a list of ingredient guidelines and must contain a minimum of 95% vegetable and natural ingredients, a minimum of 10% organic ingredients (from the total of the 95% natural and vegetable ingredients) and only 5% maximum synthetic ingredients, that are not included in the negative list.
This is the non-profit Association of Industries and Trading Firms for pharmaceuticals, health care products, food supplements and personal hygiene which issues comprehensive guidelines for certified natural cosmetics. Products marked with the BDIH Certified Natural Cosmetics seal use natural raw material from controlled biological cultivation or wild collection.
An international non-profit association whose goal is to promote and protect natural beauty and skin care products. The Natrue label is a guarantee that the product you buy is certified to be as natural as it can be.
THE VEGAN SOCIETY
The Vegan Society was established in 1944 in England. To be Vegan Society Approved a product must be free from animal ingredients or materials derived from meat, fish, animals’ milk, egg or honey, or any other animal-derived substances such as gelatine. The product and its ingredients must have not been tested on animals.