Ingredients Standards

Here's our list of Clean ingredients, the stars in our formulations, and the Dirty ones, which are harmful to you or the environment and we would never use in any of our products.

The ones you will find in our formulations

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (Aloe Vera)

Aloe Vera naturally moisturizes and conditions the skin. Aloe Vera also serves as an emollient which keeps the products from separating in the bottle

EWG rating: 1-3

Apple Extract

Rich in Vitamin C, Apple naturally supports the production of collagen

EWG rating: 1

Apple Cider Vinegar

Much like apples, Apple Cider Vinegar is naturally high in manic acid: an AHA that helps to remove dead skin cells without causing irritation

EWG rating: 1

Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter 

Found in the rainforest, Tucuma Seed butter has natural properties that smoothes and moisturizes the skin to provide a soft-to-the-touch skin feeling

EWG rating: 1

Avena Sativa (Oat Kernel)

Rich in polypeptides and polysaccharides, making it an effective moisturizer, especially for combating eczema.

EWG rating: 1

Blue Spirulina

Blue spirulina is an algae packed with Phycocyanin: a skin superfood that assists in the defence of damaging free-radicals.

EWG rating: 1

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green Tea)

Green tea leaf extract does many things for the skin such as provide protection, cleanse, and tone. Green Tea leaf extract is also has antimicrobial properties, antioxidant properties and absorbs UV rays to further protect the skin from the sun

EWG rating: 2

Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile)

Rich in antioxidants, which protect the skin from free radical damage. Also contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties.

EWG rating: 1

Chlorella Vulgaris (Green Microalgae)

An algae extract that’s full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, helping detoxify the skin.

EWG rating: 1

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut)

In skincare, coconut water hydrates skin without triggering excess oil production.

EWG rating: 1

Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber)

Inhibits the breakdown of naturally occurring hyaluronic acid and elastin in your skin, giving it hydrating and anti-aging properties.

EWG rating: 1

Curcumin (Turmeric)

Can decrease inflammation and scarring as well as fight acne, creating an overall brighter complexion.

EWG rating: 1

Fucus Vesiculosus (Seaweed)

Rich in vitamin E, antioxidants, and natural minerals, which help hydrate and smooth the skin.

EWG rating: 1

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel)

Contains powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties, making it an effective treatment for acne and eczema.

EWG rating: 1

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender)

Lavender oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, helping unclog pores, reduce redness, and fight acne.

EWG rating: 1

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree)

Tea tree oil has powerful anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, making it a super popular ingredient for reducing acne and acne scarring.

EWG rating: 1

Petroselinum Sativum (Parsley)

Contains a high amount of vitamin C, which gives it anti-aging and anti-acne benefits.

EWG rating: 1

Punica Granatum (Pomegranate)

Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, along with notable anti-inflammatory properties.

EWG rating: 1

Dirty

The ones we have banned from all our products

Benzalkonium Chloride

A disinfectant used as a preservative and surfactant associated with severe skin, eye, and respiratory irritation and allergies. Found in: sunscreens, moisturizers.

2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1, 3,-diol (Bronopol)

 A preservative that slowly releases formaldehyde over time, potentially causing skin irritation, allergic reactions, and organ toxicity. Can be found in cleansers and makeup removers.

Boric Acid

A buffering agent with antimicrobial properties that is a proven endocrine disruptor. Can be found in some hand creams.

Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)

An antioxidant and fragrance ingredient that is a potential human carcinogen and endocrine disruptor. Can be found in facial moisturizers and mud masks.

Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT)

An antioxidant and fragrance ingredient associated with skin irritation and potential organ system toxicity. Often found in color cosmetics products and moisturizers.

Ceteareth-12

An emulsifying agent that can be easily contaminated with carcinogens and irritants. Often found in makeup removing products.

Dibutyl Phthalate

A solvent often used as an ingredient in synthetic fragrances associated with reproductive and developmental toxicity, especially in men.

DMDM Hydantoin

A preservative that releases formaldehyde, causing allergic reactions and skin irritation. Can be found in cleansers, moisturizers, and eye creams.

Hydroquinone

An antioxidant and skin-bleaching agent that is classified as a known respiratory toxin. Can be found in skin lightening creams, lotions, and moisturizers.

Methylchloroisothiazolinone

A preservative that has been associated with allergic reactions and skin irritation. Often found in body washes, soaps, shampoos, and conditioners.

Methylisothiazolinone

A preservative that has been associated with allergic reactions and skin irritation. Often found in facial moisturizers, color cosmetics, and products with SPF.

Oxybenzone

An ingredient in many sunscreens that often causes allergic reactions.

Paraben

A preservative and fragrance ingredient that can act as a potential endocrine disrupter and allergen. Also known as propylparaben, butylparaben, isopropylparaben, and isobutylparaben. Often found in facial moisturizers and color cosmetics.

Petrolatum

An emollient substance often used in hair and skin conditioning products. Can cause contact dermatitis and is easily contaminated with other carcinogenic agents.

Quaternium-15

A preservative that releases formaldehyde. A known human toxicant or allergen that can cause skin and eye irritation. Can be found in some cleansers.

Resorcinol

A bleaching agent and fragrance ingredient that is an endocrine disruptor and skin irritant. Can be found in some anti-acne and skin lightening products.

Synthetic Fragrances

In ingredient lists, the term “fragrance” can be used to mask many other potentially toxic ingredients, including parabens and phthalates.

Triclosan

A preservative often used for antibacterial purposes that may disrupt endocrine function and cause skin irritation. Can be found in a wide variety of skincare products, including cleansers, masks, moisturizers, toners, and exfoliants.