Natural/Organic Certs Explained



ECOCERT Certified Natural and Organic Beauty Products


ECOCERT is one of the largest and most respected organic certification organizations in the world. Founded in France in 1991, it carries out inspections in over 80 countries and sets the standard for natural and organic cosmetics worldwide, ensuring sustainability, environmentally friendly processes and products formulated without GMO, Parabens, Phenoxyethanol, Nanoparticles, Silicon, PEG, synthetic perfumes and dyes or animal-derived ingredients. It offers the most natural seal of approval.




DIH Certified Natural Beauty Products


BDIH is an independent German association recognised globally for setting ecological and ethical standards. The BDIH seal authenticates brands for their use of natural – not synthetic – raw materials, their environmental impact, animal safety, and product quality: BDIH stands for the best that Nature has to offer.



NATRUE Certified Natural and Organic Beauty Products


The NATRUE label is a mark of quality. Recognised internationally, this organisation certifies and celebrates natural beauty and guarantees that a product is as natural as it can be. Maintaining strict criteria NATRUE sets standards not only for the type and quality of a product's ingredients but
also the manufacturing processes, the company policies and the overall brand ethics. The NATRUE logo is a sign of caring.


Soil Association Certified Organic Beauty Products


It is experience, knowledge and expertise that make the Soil Association symbol the most recognised and respected mark in the UK today...Celebrating all-things organic, promoting care, ecology, health and fairness: you can be sure that all Soil Association certified products put these principles first.

Established in 1973, the Association is a not-for-profit organisation upholding the most rigorous organic standards – your assurance of quality, purity and brand ethics. Any product carrying the Soil Association symbol contains the maximum amount of genuine organic ingredients and the minimum of synthetic materials and processing.



USDA Certified Beauty Products


The USDA (United States Dept of Agriculture) logo is an internationally recognised standard of organic labelling. Certified USDA Organic products are produced without the use of synthetic preservatives, petrochemicals, ionizing radiation or pesticides...

There are 3 USDA classifications based on the percentage of organic ingredients in the products:

  1. 100 % Organic: Contains only organically produced ingredients. (The USDA seal may appear on the package.)
  2. Organic: Contains 95% minimum organically produced ingredients.
    Products cannot be produced using synthetic preservatives, petrochemicals, ionizing radiation or any other excluded methods. (The USDA seal may appear on the package.)
  3. Made with Organic Ingredients: Contains at least 70 percent organic ingredients. (The USDA seal cannot be used anywhere on the package.)