cosmetics


Friday 12th October 2012

ETHICAL COSMETICS & TOILETRIES MAKE THE IDEAL CHRISTMAS PRESENT

With the UK's ethical cosmetics and toiletries market continuing to grow there's more choice than ever when looking for that perfect Christmas gift.

In its buyers' guide to cosmetics and toiletries Ethical Consumer magazine examines the ethical track record of nearly 300 of the UK's leading cosmetics and toiletries brands and recommends Best Buys in the following categories:

Baby toiletries: Best Buys include Badger, Bentley Organics, Humphrey's Corner & Little Satsuma

Deodorants: Best Buys include Faith in Nature, Green People, Neal's Yard & Weleda

Make-up: Best Buys include Essential Care, Inika, Lush, & Neal's Yard

Shampoo: Best Buys include Essential Care, Lush, Suma & Yaoh

Skincare & shaving products: Best Buys include Essential Care, Yaoh, Neal's Yard & Lush

Soap bars & handwash: Best Buys include Essential Care, Faith in Nature, Suma & Yaoh

Shower gel & bodywash: Best Buys include Bentley Organics, Faith in Nature, Green People & Lush

ENDS

NOTES TO EDITORS

1 A copy of the Ethical Consumer cosmetics and toiletries buyers' guide is available here:
http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/home/cosmeticstoiletriesspecialreport.aspx

2 Best Buys were either cruelty-free, organic, vegan or vegetarian, Fairtrade or had less toxic chemicals in them or were a combination of any of these features.

3 Launched in 1989 Ethical Consumer is the UK's leading ethical and environmental magazine. In each issue Ethical Consumer examines the ethical and environmental record of the companies behind everyday products and services from bread to banks.