Products that may contain palm oil-derived ingredients

Biome no longer stocks products containing palm oil that can not be traced back to the plantation where it was grown. Our aim is to motivate people to re-look at how they manufacture, take responsbility for the supply chain of their ingredients, and be transparent so that you can make informed choices that match your values.  This process has already resulted in a number of brands reformulating - once we were courageous to speak out about this, real change began happening!

The problem is that often brands do not know whether palm is in their formulations, and if it is, where the palm was grown. If they do not know this, we believe the product is not guaranteed free from cruelty as the palm may have contributed to the harming or orangutans and other animals. Read more about our stance here >

To be on our shelves, a brand must provide written proof that the ingredients in their products commonly derived from palm oil are guaranteed to be palm free at all times.

This list shows the extent to which the natural products' industry relies upon palm. We greatly appreciate the transparency of these brands.  These are good brands that are trying to balance the needs of business. 

Thank you for your loyal support of Biome and the ranges we offer - see our Guide to Palm Oil Free Alternatives > 

Please note that this is what we believe based on information we possess at this time.  Brands may change their formulations or ingredient sourcing without our knowledge, so this list may no longer be accurate.  Please make your own inquiries to verify the facts with these brands.

Skin Care & Makeup

FACE & BODY                    
SANCTUM Some Sanctum products contain palm oil derivatives.
LAMAV LaMav contains ingredients commonly derived from palm oil. Verification in progress.
ACURE ACURE would not provide written documentation that the ingredients typically derived from palm oil are guaranteed palm oil free.  Some Acure products remain - serums and oils and Dry Shampoo.
UNI ORGANICS Uni Organics contains ingredients commonly derived from palm oil, such as Cetearyl Alcohol and Cetyl Alcohol.
WOT NOT WIPES Wot Not Baby Wipes and Wot Not Face Wipes contain palm oil derived ingredients.
ECO TAN Eco Tan contains ingredients commonly derived from palm oil. Verification in progress.
TINDERBOX Tinderbox's face products and Breath of Blossom, may contain palm oil derivatives.  Tinderbox's essential oils are palm oil free.
CLEMENCE ORGANICS Some of the Clemence range contains ingredients that may be derived from palm oil.  Clemence's serum, oils and balms are palm oil free.
ANDALOU Andalou range contains ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
AMAZING OILS Amazing Oils Magnesium Moisturiser contains a palm oil dervied ingredient.
MOZZIE REPELLANTS Bug Another, Bug Grrr Off and Lemon Myrtle Topical Spray contain ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
DR HAUSCHKA Some products contain ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
LITTLE INNOSCENTS Some products contain ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
WELEDA Some products contain ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
ALOE DENT TOOTHPASTE Contains ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
ALAFFIA Contains ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
BEAUTY & THE BEES Hair Conditioning bars and Beard care gloss contain RSPO palm oil.
EO Hand Sanitiser Contains ingredient commonly derived from palm oil.
Lunette Cleansing Wash Waiting on written documentation that the Glycerin is guaranteed palm free.
Jack n Jill We have not received documentation that the Glycerin is guaranteed palm free.

 

Cosmetics / Makeup

MAKEUP                     
SANTE Contains ingredients derived from palm along with carmine in some products.
LUK BEAUTIFOOD Luk Beautifood lipstick range contains an ingredient derived from palm oil. Luk has commited to be palm oil free by October 2017 and is reformulating. While they reformulate we have removed the products from sale.
ECO MINERALS Some Eco Minerals products, namely Mascara, Hi light creme and Concealers contain ingredients that are derived from palm oil. Eco Minerals says it is commited to being palm free and is trying to reformulate.  While they reformulate we have removed the products from sale.
INIKA All Inika makeup except the Lipsticks and some Pressed Eye Shadows and most Eye Shadows contain some ingredients derived from palm oil such as Glyceryl Caprylate, and Caprylic Triglyceride. We have removed from sale Inika's mascara, liquid foundations, baked foundations broonzer and illuminiser, some pressed eye shadows and lip, eye and brow pencils.
ERE PEREZ Ere Perez mascara and foundations contain ingredients commonly derived from palm oil.
SURYA BRASIL HENNA CREAM
Contains palm oil derived ingredient Cetearyl alcohol.

Sunscreen

SUNSCREEN 
ECOLOGICAL SUNSCREEN Eco Sunscreen contains palm oil derived ingredients.
ECO TAN SUNSCREEN Eco Tan sunscreen may contain palm derived ingredients, which we are trying to verify.
UV NATURAL
UV Natural sunscreen contains palm oil in the zinc stearate.  UV SPF Lip Balm is palm free.

 

Green Cleaning

CLEANING                  
ABODE Abode cleaning and laundry range contains an ingredient that is generally derived from palm.   
EUCA Waiting on written documentation from the supplier for full ingredients.
ECOLOGIC While Ecologic has clean ingredients compared with many cleaners, unfortunately Ecologic Laundry Liquid, Fabric Softener, Wool Wash, Dish Liquid, and Rose Geranium Floor Cleaner contain ingredients that may be derived from palm.
KIN KIN  Kin Kin Natural's Laundry Liquid, Dish Liquid, Wool Wash and Soaker contain an ingredient that may be derived from palm. Only the Dishwasher Powder is free from palm.
ECOSTORE        
Contains ingredients typically derived from palm oil, along with synthetic/petrochemical-derived ingredients such as Phenoxyethanol, Tetrasodium, sodium hydroxymethylglycinate, Benzyl Alcohol, Tetraacetyl Ethalinediamine; plus PPG-4 Laureth-5
RESPARKLE Contains some ingredients that can not be guaranteed to be free from palm.

 

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