As a Vegan I only use organic perfume
In the years that they’ve been, you start pay much more attention as to where everyday products actually originate from, I even go as far as to ensure that I only use organic perfume, whether I’m it at home or going for a night out. Now there are some disadvantages with being so choosy as to weigh your cosmetics come from, you’re certainly going to end up paying a premium to ensure that your perfumes are sourced from natural sources. To me though this price is indeed a small price to pay because the peace of mind they give you knowing that you’re not putting harmful chemicals and animal tested products on yourself far outweighs any negatives of paying more for organic products.
Finding your organic perfumes easily can be a little bit of a problem however, it is true that you do not necessarily have the range of choice that people who buy regular perfumes have. One of the easiest ways to find one is to shop online and speak to other people who use similar products and cosmetics and ask where they source theirs from. An important thing to look for is an endorsement by an organic organisation, or perhaps label that’s explicitly states that the ingredients are certified to be completely organically grown.
The advantages of using an organic perfume
Advantages of using an organic perfume fairly obvious, all of the constituent ingredients are sourced from things that are grown in nature and without the use of pesticides another harmful chemicals during the process. This means that you can be sure that your fragrances are not harmful to the environment, added to this you can also get cruelty free products which means that no animals were involved in the testing of the products. For me this is an ethical choice as I would hate to think that I would use something that has caused another living creature to suffer.
So if you’re taking both of these things into account getting a cruelty free and organically grown perfume can be a bit of a trying matter but if you take enough time you can find a reliable source online. In future post I’m going to be talking about one of two specific companies open able to source cosmetics from and I will report back on my findings.
How to know that you’ve purchased cruelty free cosmetics
These days with the Internet it can be reasonably easy to check whether a company is genuinely certified as selling cruelty free cosmetics. With that being said there are some lessons reputable companies out there that suggests that they are when in fact they are not certified and don’t do the necessary checks, for that reason it is always best to check with a organisation call have members that are vetted and registered.
Cruelty free means essentially that none of the substances that make up the perfume or cosmetics are sourced from places the test on animals first these days with the advancement in science and technology there is little reason for any cosmetics company to be doing this but nonetheless the practice does persist.
Not all high-street shops use cruelty free cosmetics and organic products
It’s hard to believe in this day needs but many high-street shops don’t pay attention to where they get peer items from. Well you may be innocently thinking that you are using something that has been ethically sourced, it may have in fact been tested on animals or perhaps been synthetically manufactured which is far more common than you would imagine. Cruelty free cosmetics are becoming increasingly popular though with more and more manufacturers and retailers opting for these types of products.