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Certified Organic Skin Care

Are organic products more ethical than their non-organic counterparts?

Most certainly.  It has to be more ethical if you are not killing bees with pesticides and ruining the soil with fertilizers. No organic products can contain growth promoting hormones either which are bad not only for the animals but for us to in the long run as we get a build-up of these trace…

What is the difference between ‘organic’ and ‘natural’ skincare?

This is a question we get asked a lot . An apple, or carrot is natural and has not been man-made or synthesized. However, in the growing process it may have been sprayed with chemicals to keep off bugs and fed with chemical fertilisers to increase yield An organic apple or carrot has had NO…

Why should I pay more for certified organic skin products?

Sadly, it DOES cost more to product organic food and raw ingredients.  It is not a case of the manufacturer being greedy. Firstly, if converting to organic from a previously non-organic farm or field, it can take a few years of soil testing until the certifying organisation passes it as organic.  Not only are organic…

What should I look for to be sure a product is genuinely organic?

Firstly, look for organic certification. Unfortunately, in the UK and many other countries there are no regulations about the way manufacturers can label their products with the words ‘natural’ and ‘organic’.  This means a product may have only 1% organic ingredients and be laden with harmful chemicals and preservatives but still have an organic label…