What we avoid using:

• Formaldehydes
• Sulfates such as SLS & SLES
• Parabens
• Phthalates
• Synthetic Fragrances
• Mineral Oil
• Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)
• BHA/BHT
• Triclosan & Triclocarban
• Ethanolamines (DEA, TEA, MEA)
• Toluene
• Aluminum
• Lead
Coal Tar
• Phenoxyethanol — cannot be more than 1% in formula
• Talc — is always ethically sourced & certified asbestos-free
• Paraffin — high quality USP grade only
• Petrolatum — high quality USP grade only
• Nanoparticles (according to EU definition)
• Retinyl Palmitate
• Resorcinol
• Hydroquinone
• Polyacrylamide & Acrylamide
• 1,4 Dioxane — must adhere to 10 or < ppm for rinse off products, 3ppm or < for leave-on products
• Mercury or Mercury containing ingredients
• Styrene*
• Isothiazolinones**
• Acrylates***
• Coal Tar derived colorants
Carbon Black

* — Styrene specific to Bromostyrene, Deastyrene/Acrylates/DVBcopolymer, Sodium Styrene/ Divinylbenzene Copolymer, Styrene Oxide, Styrene
** — Isothiazolinones specific to Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Benzisothiazolinone
*** — Acrylates specific to Ethyl Acrylate, Ethyl Methacrylate, Methyl Methacrylate, Butyl Methacrylate, Hydroxypropyl Methacrylate, Tetrahydrofurfuryl Methacrylate, Trimethylolpropane Trimethacrylate