Benecos are a German company supplying nature focused hair, make-up and skin care products across Europe. All of their products are cruelty free and vegetarian as standard and they claim over 70% are vegan. Bencos are proud to be BDIH certified across their products with the exception of their nail varnishes. BDIH is a German natural product certification and more information can be found here.
Bulldog are a company creating skin care products for men. They have ranges covering normal, sensitive, oily or dry skin. Based around natural ingredients, their products are cruelty free and do not use synthetic fragrances, microbeads or artificial colours. Bulldog are also working to improve their packaging by moving over to sugarcane plastic which is not a fossil fuel and therefore it’s production has less of an impact on the environment.
Parent Company: SC Johnson
Ecover is probably up there with one of the best known brands for producing household products that represent as cruelty free and planet friendly. They are on our website because their products are currently 100% cruelty free. They also engage in planet friendly activities which includes their recycled and recyclable packaging. Be warned though, there a two main points to be aware of:
Faith in Nature
Beginning when concepts of environmentally sustainable products were far from mainstream and with just one product (Organic Seaweed Shampoo), Faith in Nature has become one of the better known brands in this area and now offers over 200 products across hair care, skincare, baby care and home care. All Faith in Nature products are vegan and cruelty free and they state that they aim to use fair trade or ethically traded ingredients as much as possible. Their products are free of many nasties including parabens, SLS, SLES and GM ingredients. Their packaging also includes clear labeling around the ethics contained in each bottle. Like many companies, Faith in Nature use Palm Oil but have stated they aim to fully switch to sustainable sources and phase it out where possible.
A company producing Cruelty Free and Organic beauty and skincare products. Neither their products or ingredients are tested on animals and their products are not sold in countries where animal testing is required.
Jason Natural Cosmetics
Originating from America but with a UK branch, Jason is cruelty free and count safety of product as a core brand value. Their ‘code of honour’ states their products will be free from parabens, phthalates, harsh sulfates and artificial colour. Their products are all vegetarian and many are vegan.
Parent Company: Weldtide
PURE lubricants are a UK based company who create biodegradable lubricants and cleaners for bicycles, motorcycles and scooters. Their primary aim is to provide an alternative to ‘traditional’ toxic chemicals you might see in similar products by using sustainable ingredients derived from natural and renewable resources and ensuring that they are 100% free from petroleum based solvents.
Parent Company: Unilever
Based in New York, Shea Moisture is cruelty free and use fair trade ingredients. They promote inclusive beauty and founded Community Commerce to support communities providing ingredients for their products. They were originally owned by Sundial but in December 2017 were purchased by Unilever. Unilever are sadly not cruelty free although Shea Moisture continues to produce cruelty free products.
A UK based brand producing vegan and cruelty free hair products covering a range of hair types and styles.