Is your cream made of Gelatin?
Does your anti-ageing serum contain Retinol of an animal?
It will be heartbreaking to know that most of your cosmetics brands use animal products for the required nourishment. Not only is the practice of using these products acutely cruel but also futile. When it comes to cosmetics, plant extracts are superior alternatives. They have natural beneficial properties with the perfect combination of essential vitamins. As a customer, your role is very important in determining the course of your society. When you opt for cruelty-free and 100% vegan products, you send out a strong message about what you expect from the market. In simple economic terms, if there is no demand, there will be no supply. There are many traditional methods of obtaining benefits from plants that have been in the market for centuries owing to their effectiveness. Many plants have skin repairing properties, including chamomile to sooth, olive oil to moisturize, ashwagandha to control lines of aging and olive oil to moisturize.
How to identify companies that manufacture Vegan Cosmetics?
They are transparent
You can easily get hold of the ingredient list and look for claims or certificates that ascertain the purity of their products.
They most commonly use plant based extracts
Oils, herbs, flowers and other plant extracts dominate their composition formula. These companies are known to include certified organic ingredients in their products.
They do not hesitate to make genuine claims
Did you just read that a particular company is 100% vegan but you cannot seem to be sure? Simply drop a mail or contact through social media. It is fairly reasonable to expect a confident answer.
How to read ingredients correctly?
Uncertain if the product in your hands is vegan? All you need to do is take a few minutes out and Google the ingredients that do not make sense to you or are unheard. Read a line about the benefit that the particular ingredient provides in order to double check.
How to not be deceived?
“Cruelty-Free” and “Vegan” is not the same. Many companies claim to be “cruelty-free” but that does not mean a cosmetic is vegan! It only implies that no tests were carried out on the animals during any phase of production. However, the products may still contain animal extracts such as Beeswax (wax from bee’s hive), Collagen (animal protein), Keratin (protein from hair, horns or nails of an animal) or other similar ingredients.
By using cosmetics that engage in animal cruelty or include animal products, you unintentionally put the find yourselves guilty of several animal lives. It is crucial to now take a defining step and encourage pure vegan products.
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