We never sell products that are tested on animals and we don’t include any of the following ingredients in our products: Petrolatum Used in moisturisers and recommended for dry skin, but does not penetrate into the skin therefore only sits on the surface. Also harmful to the environment, it is not a renewable resource. Mineral Oil Can clog the pores and cause acne, does nothing to benefit the skin’s condition. Butylated Compounds (BHA,BHT) A preservative that can induce allergic reactions in the skin. Parabens A common preservative that has been found in breast cancer tissue. Formaldehyde Commonly found in nail polish, can cause irritated, itchy, red skin. Hydroquinone A harsh chemical used to lighten skin, side effects include stinging, burning and dryness. Phthalates Contributes to helping other chemicals used in cosmetics to penetrate deeper into the skin. Can cause reproductive and hormonal disruptions. Triclosan Can cause disruption in hormones.Ethanolamine Compounds (DEA, TEA, MEA) Used as an emulsifier, or foaming agent, and can dry out the skin.