‘Avril’s mission is to make organic quality affordable’ Determined to make the highest quality of products Avril products are certified by Ecocert and Qualité France & are not tested on animals. They reduce packaging wherever possible reducing the environmental impact.
Noosa Basics is based in Noosa, Australia, and dedicated to creating organic products which are good for you and really do work. All formulations are hand-made using only the finest quality botanicals, including organic, and sustainable raw materials. Conscious of both internal and external health they believe ‘anything we put on our skin will go into our body, and what we put in our body will show on our skin’.
SoulTree products use Authentic Ayurvedic recipes made from certified natural and organic ingredients that do only good to our bodies. From getting their products certified ‘natural’ by BDIH, setting up water harvesting projects and using only natural components in their products following Ayurvedic traditions for maximum benefit whilst never testing on animals SoulTree intends to ‘make sure that the way to beauty continues to be the one of doing good’.
Benecos offers 100% natural, modern, cruelty free products at affordable prices. Benecos products are natural, organic and their diverse range is available in a variety of colours. Being BDIH certified & having over 72% of their products classified as vegan products Benecos products contain no animal ingredients or derivatives. Their continual development, careful selection of all ingredients and range additions ensures the products effectivity and ability to bring you the best natural and organic products possible.
Plant oils and waxes are contained in the majority of Benecos cosmetics, allowing them to work to balance, hydrate and regenerate the skin.
Benecos doesn’t use pure palm oil. The palm oil derivatives contained in some of their products mainly comes from rapeseed oil and the derivatives in their eyeshadows & mascaras is from karanja oil. All of the palm oil derivatives are certified by Ecocert, Green Palm or are from CITES or RSPO members.
Lavera skincare contains 100% natural and organic ingredients and are made in Germany. Lavera natural cosmetics is the leading natural and organic skincare, bodycare, haircare and cosmetics brand certified organic by NaTrue. In Latin the word Lavera means 'truth' which reflects their ethos. Lavera’s aim is to create 100% natural pure beauty products completely free from synthetic colours, perfumes and preservatives.
Lavera's five guiding principles of natural, organic and effective cosmetics are:
2. Skin Compatibility
Some awards that Lavera have received: ‘At the world's largest organic fair BioFach, Germany, lavera poducts have received:
2001: the trendy Lip Gloss from the Trend sensitiv range won first prize.
2002: the innovative Sun Sensitive Family Sun-Spray received second prize.
2003: the Kids Sun-Spray won first prize and a special prize was awarded for the Sun Sensitiv Self-tanning Lotion.
2004: the jury gave a recommendation for the innovative Trend Sensitiv Concealer.
2005: for the Body SPA Body Lotion Vanilla-Coconut.
2008: the product Lips Soft Bronze won the innovation award "Sales Hit of the year’
In the UK Lavera have received awards from Natural Heath Beauty Award 2009 and 2010, Miss Eco Glam has given Lavera the "Best Organic Brand", and the Lavera Self Tan received Winner Green Beauty Bible Award.
Lavera hair care products contain nature-near raw materials that optimally combine effectiveness and naturalness. There diverse range of products are non-irritating and great for sensitive skin, allergies & other conditions. Most Lavera products are certified Vegan.
TanOrganic is the worlds first eco certified self tan using only carefully selected natural and organic ingredients. Tan organic aims to create a natural looking and easy application self tan as an alternative to the dangers of sun-beds, and their products achieve this being formulated for sensitive skin and can be built up in darkness upon further application.
TanOrganic’s Certified Organic self tanning products are streak free and almost scent free too! Combining only the highest quality natural ingredients TanOrganic self tan is designed to work gently on your face and body resulting in an natural looking tan. Certified Cruelty Free by PETA all TanOrganic products are environmentally friendly, never tested on animals and are cruelty free.
TanOrganics Aloe Vera rich products nourish the skin helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and age spots whilst fading naturally.
We love the glass bottles that all TanOrganic products are packaged in, since they are recyclable and there is no leaching from plastic bottles. It is one of the longest lasting fake tans we have tried and tested.
TanOrganic’s charity support programme gives back to the community, environment, animals and the organic farmers, and growers. This brand is committed creating only ethically made products.
Eco Tan is an Aussie based company made in Australia by an Aussie mum, Sonya Driver. 'In 2011, Eco Tan made Australian history by becoming the first and only tanning manufacturer to be certified organic by the Organic Food Chain under the Australian government.' Sonya wants to 'encourage women that no matter how dark your world turns, never give up and know you are worthy, strong and have value!' EcoTan is committed to maintaining an environmentally and animal friendly, safe, vegan, organic, toxin-free ethical brand that really works.
Weleda’s goal is to maintain, enhance and restore the health of people.
Weleda was founded in 1921 by the Austrian philosopher and natural scientist, Rudolf Steiner, Dutch doctor Ita Wegman and Oskar Schmiedel, a chemist and pharmacist from Munich in Germany. The company is still based on the philosophic ideology and high values of anthroposophy. Today Weleda is a world-leading manufacturer of holistic natural cosmetics as well as pharmaceuticals for anthroposophical therapy.
Since it was established, Weleda has followed aims which sprang from its founding principles. Weleda’s products are “intended to support people in their personal development, in maintaining, promoting and restoring their health and in their efforts to achieve physical well-being and a balanced lifestyle. This company philosophy determines Weleda's economic approach and will remain the guiding principle for our future.”
My Magic Mud
The founder of My Magic Mud, Jessica Arman, was determined to create a natural toothpaste for her daughter who was born with a condition causing her susceptibility to cavities and tooth sensitivity, and the result was My Magic Mud!
My Magic Mud is an all natural organic toothpaste that breaks down stains is gentle on enamel and pulls out toxins leaving behind a beautiful white shine and deeply cleansed teeth.
All My Magic Mud products contain extra fine grain charcoal and food grade bentonite clay which are both mined in California and their ingredients are carefully selected and sourced to benefit your overall oral health.
The exceptionally high quality herbal hair colourant effectively colours grey hairs being ideal for all hair types and ages.
Zao’s vision is to provide all natural formulas enriched with active organic ingredients to enhance the skins natural beauty and is packaged in beautiful and sustainable materials. It is the first brand to use bamboo in such a way for its packaging and ingredients.
Bamboo is high in silica which essential for skin elasticity, and is used for all of Zao’s containers. Its name was picked for its link to its own nature, a combination of Zen and Tao both philosophies that respect nature.
Certified as organic by Ecocert Zao is 100% natural and contains no toxic chemicals including parabens instead Zao uses micronised silver as its preservative. Zaos products combine nature to create comfort and long lasting products.
INNOVATING AND NATURAL:
Bamboo has an exceptional growth speed making it a supurb tree to capture carbon. Furthermore, bamboo doesn’t require pesticides for growth, making it very ecologically sustainable. This means that ZAO products have a negative carbon footprint as a carbon storage material.
All Zao powders are talc free, contain NO nanoparticles, are cruelty free as certified by Cruelty Free International, are mostly vegan friendly (as labelled) & some products are completely gluten free (as labelled). The refillable bamboo packaging reduces packaging production and costs and allows you to mix and match your colour palette each season.
with a desired to combine premium quality makeup with a luxurious and indulgent experience, we have chosen specific ingredients properties such as:
- remineralising: bamboo stem powder and its high silica level (75%) necessary for skin elasticity
- antibacterial : micro-silver as natural preservative for the product and antiseptic for the skin
- anti free radical : ginkgo biloba leaf extract, aloe vera, carnauba wax, pomegranate butter and shea butter are all efficient against free radicals thanks to their essential fatty acid content.
FAIR SQUARED is a German registered GmbH and their ‘business principles are based on transparency, social and environmental good-naturedness, animal welfare, and solidarity to the people living in the underprivileged regions of the world.’ Fair squared …
Organii believes that Organic products do not need to be expensive so they strive to achieve fair priced products that are highly effective.
Organii evolved from a plethora of organic products available in Europe that were not available in UK. Organii doesn’t 'create' anything but source unique products from similarly minded, ethical manufactures and bring them to the UK.
The packaging aims to reflect the country of origin and increase the use and awareness of organic products.
Fresh Therapies is an English brand providing a natural range of nail polish removers. The Fresh Therapies Nail Polish Remover Liquid and Wipes are created from a carefully chosen mix of 100% natural ingredients which help to not only remove nail polish but nourish the nails, skin and cuticles. Fresh Therapies nail varnish removers do not contain artificial acetone and remove all types of nail polish whilst being free from palm oil & palm oil derivatives. This natural hydrating nourishing formula has a fresh smell with a hint of lime. Formulated with ingredients which are biodegradable food grade and plant-based Fresh Therapies products are vegan & cruelty free, non-toxic, and safe. This means that pregnant women, children and people with a weakened immune system can use this all natural nail polish remover brand.
Sodosan provides natural products as an essential alternative for washing and cleaning which give a reduced environmental impact as well as superb results! Sodosan follows a strict product policy. They:
Use only vegetable oils from organic cultivation as the base for our soap products,
Support Third World socially responsible agriculture by buying Fair Trade vegetable oils,
Use no synthetic preservatives or fragrances ,
Use no chlorine chemistry ingredients or ingredients manufactured using genetic engineering, and
Do not test on animals directly or indirectly.
Raw Halo began when the founder, Meg, decided to cut refined sugar out of her diet. Raw Halo is organic raw Peruvian cacao meets organic coconut sugar and other natural, plant based ingredients. A small collection of bars quickly grew in popularity based on the Pure Dark chocolate recipe, and the creamy, vegan Mylk chocolate.
Crystal Body Deodorant products are made from simple mineral salts that form an invisible layer of natural deodorant protection on the skin. While most deodorants mask odour with scents or fragrances, the natural deodorant alternative of Crystal™ deodorants prevent body odour at its source by creating an unfriendly environment for odour causing bacteria.
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