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Key Issues

Safe Cosmetics Australia, The Toxic-Free Campaign, is calling for make-up giants to reformulate their products & make ingredient labeling clearer. We have redefined our toxic-free certification criteria to expose the top offending chemicals & encourage more brands to adopt the toxic-free approach to formulating products.  In refining the criteria for our toxic-free certification seal, we have formed a list of chemicals that are internationally recogised … Continue reading Key Issues

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Q&A – Preservatives

A high quality preservative system is essential to protect your health & safety. It is imperative that product formulations meet the highest standards for efficacy, especially concerning natural & organic products that contain active ingredients. Manufacturers of natural products face many challenges when producing toxic-free, natural products. Products must perform to customer expectations whilst maintaining strict health & safety guidelines, further ensuring a minimum shelf … Continue reading Q&A – Preservatives

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New generation eco-detergents

Alkyl [C8 to C16] Glucoside, Arachidyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Glucoside, Decyl Glucoside, Ethyl Glucoside, Lauryl Glucoside, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Coco-Glucoside. What is it? New generation eco-detergents are considered the healthier choice to synthetic based products. Based on fatty alcohol & glucose from renewable sources, eco-detergents are derived from natural plants such as sugarcane, maize extract, corn & coconut oil. How is it used? According to CosmeticsInfo.org, “in … Continue reading New generation eco-detergents

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Cucumber & Lemon Detox

So simple & refreshing! I was visiting my mum when she asked me if I would like a glass of lemon & cucumber water? At first I thought this would be just another lemon drink, but I was pleasantly surprised to find that the cucumber was the star of this health drink. The cucumber & lemon infused water has a delicate texture & calming aroma. … Continue reading Cucumber & Lemon Detox

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Ditch The Antibacterial Soap, It Offers No Benefits!

Originally posted on Free Your Skin:
Photo Credit: Mike Kemp/Blend Images/Getty Images We all wash our hands numerous times in a day to prevent the spread of germs we are in contact with daily. However, many soaps contain chemicals you should avoid as many ingredients added to soaps to make them “antibacterial” pose safety concerns and provide minimal, if any, benefits for daily use.  Triclosan and… Continue reading Ditch The Antibacterial Soap, It Offers No Benefits!

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Byrne With Love

Proudly supporting the Teal Wings of Hope Charity, raising awareness for Ovarian Cancer. Beautifully hand-crafted in Australia from local and imported ingredients, Byrne With Love is created by MAQuest’s National Finalist Mrs Classic Hope Australia Cheryl Wagner. All proceeds of the charity candle are donated to Teal Wings of Hope to raise awareness for Ovarian Cancer. Crafted from 100% Natural Soy Wax, Byrne With Love … Continue reading Byrne With Love

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Have you signed the Toxic-Free petition?

We need your signature! Help raise awareness and advocate for a healthier future, one without known toxic chemicals in everyday products. Sign the petition online now, it only takes 30 seconds! If you agree that Australian products should be made with safe ingredients that are free from known toxins, then please sign the petition now to endorse our nontoxic approach to manufacturing goods. Sign the … Continue reading Have you signed the Toxic-Free petition?