The AROMATICA Clean & Sustainable Standard
Participating in EWG Safe Cosmetic Campaign in 2009, AROMATICA introduced EWG in South Korea. In 2011, AROMATICA was awarded with the title, and became Korea’s first EWG Verified Certified cosmetic brand. AROMATICA gained recognition from Vegan Society Partner, the world’s oldest and most prestigious vegetarian certification organization. In addition, AROMATICA was Ecocert Certified and standardized a field of natural and organic cosmetics.
AROMATICA boycotts the ingredients that are linked to health issues such as cancer, hormone disruption, as well as environmental issues. We never use the following ingredients in any of our products.
AROMATICA Worry List
Synthetic fragrance is widely used in cosmetics and food. Actually, it is made from petroleum natural gas with chemical process. Sometimes, synthetic fragrance brings out allergies, dermatitis, dyspnea and potential effects on the reproductive system. Even numerous compounds to combined with different flavors, usually the whole mixture is marked as just ‘flavors’ (fragrance or perfume in English). It’s highly likely that the ingredient labeled as ‘flavors’ may contain various chemicals like phthalate (a hormone disturbance) that might not be tested for safety.
Due to its antibacterial effect, Phenoxyethanol is commonly used in cosmetics, food, and medicine. However, there are many studies that suggest it is likely to cause skin irritation and allergies.
Polymers of ethylene oxide used as humectants, solvents, binders, emulsion stabilizers, and viscosity increasing agents in cosmetics. It’s found to cause contamination concerns and organ system toxicity.