Why organic beauty might not be so saintly: Discover the sinners and true saints among natural beauty products
The word ‘organic’ on a beauty product suggests it is good for both the consumer and the environment
But the truth could be very different, according to the Soil Association, which has launched a campaign against ‘greenwashing’
European certification bodies (BDIH, Cosmebio, Ecocert and ICEA) have now developed a new Cosmetic Organic Standard or COSMOS
Discover the true saints and sinners among natural beauty products here
By Claire Coleman for the Daily Mail – see the original article
When shoppers see the word ‘organic’ on a shampoo bottle or pot of skin cream, they tend to believe they are buying a product that will be as good for their skin as the environment.
But the truth could be very different, according to the Soil Association.
It has launched a campaign against ‘greenwashing’ — where consumers are given the impression their beauty favourites are more organic than they are.