Under Our Sun

UNDER OUR SUN, environmentally and socially responsible suncare manufacturer has just released its all natural and organic moisturising zinc. This ground-breaking product is the only certified natural zinc on the market that offers 4 hours of 30+ UVA & UVB protection and is Australian Certified Toxic-Free® by Safe Cosmetics Australia. Under Our Sun is setting a new industry benchmark, delivering 4 hours of all-natural water … Continue reading Under Our Sun

Solvents affect skin molecules

Our skin is exposed to solvents everyday, solvents are substances that dissolve other substances to form a solution. Found in cosmetics, laundry, sanitary agents and drug formulations, solvents are an essential part of formulating and producing products. However, the uptake of solvents into the skin is a major concern as solvents have been proven to change essential properties of the skin such as flexibility and … Continue reading Solvents affect skin molecules

Look great without makeup

According to celebrity makeup artists, the “no makeup look” requires a little bit of effort! Staying focused on hydrating the skin throughout the day, grooming those unruly brows and styling your hair is the key. Leslie Munsell says “For a complexion that glows no matter how much or how little foundation you slap on, bump up your skincare routine. A good vitamin C serum will … Continue reading Look great without makeup

2017 – Campaign Update

Safe Cosmetics Australia [SCA] aims to raise chemical awareness and advocate for a pre-market regulatory scheme. SCA campaigns for a healthier future by promoting accredited brands that exclude and minimise, the use of toxic chemicals commonly found in Australian products. The increase of consumer awareness has resulted in raising consumer demand for healthier products and more companies are now formulating their products without parabens, carcinogens … Continue reading 2017 – Campaign Update

Aluminium in cosmetics

Aluminium or aluminum, is a chemical element in the boron group with the symbol Al and the atomic number 13. What is it? Aluminium is one of the most widely distributed metals on the planet. Found abundantly in nature, it is used in the production of everyday household products including cosmetics, cleaning agents, drinking water, fabric dyes and much more. Aluminium is the third most … Continue reading Aluminium in cosmetics

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