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How do I find the expiry date of my product?

09/07/2020 - By Rachel Ulderigo

How do I find the expiry date of my product?

The shelf life unopened of Green People products is 30 months (2.5 years) from manufacture date. To find the manufacture date, look at the crinkled join at the top of a tube or the back of the bottle (pump) and you will notice some numbers embossed into it. The date of manufacture is in the form MM/YY/DD.

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Do you sell gift vouchers?

06/07/2020 - By Rachel Ulderigo

Do you sell gift vouchers?

If you would like to purchase a gift voucher please contact our customer care team on 01403 740350 or email organic@greenpeople.co.uk.

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What promotions do you currently have running?

21/05/2020 - By Alexandra Julian

What promotions do you currently have running?

The best way to know when our promotions we have running is by signing up to our newsletter, this way you will be first to know via email when they become available. You can sign up to our newsletter here. Alternatively, visit our ‘offers’ page here.

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Should pH levels be balanced in personal care products?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

Should pH levels be balanced in personal care products?

Healthy skin is slightly acidic, with a pH level normally between 4.5 and 5.5 (pH7.0 is neutral - anything higher than pH7.0 is alkaline).

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Why do a lot of your ingredients sound like chemicals?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

Why do a lot of your ingredients sound like chemicals?

Under EC legislation all ingredients have to be given their Latin, INCI name (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients).

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Why is Green People's children's sun lotion not SPF50?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

Why is Green People's children's sun lotion not SPF50?

Our children's sun lotion offers 97% coverage from UVB rays, which is considered a high level of protection.

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Which shampoo to use for psoriasis?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

Which shampoo to use for psoriasis?

If you suffer from psoriasis in your scalp the best product to use would be the Men's No.10 Itch Away Shampoo. This product contains high levels of Bromelain, an enzyme extracted from Pineapple stems.

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What is Titanium Dioxide?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is Titanium Dioxide?

Titanium dioxide is a naturally occurring earth mineral which is chemically stable and rated as being of low reactivity.

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What is the origin of the Palm oil used in your products?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is the origin of the Palm oil used in your products?

We have had enquiries from customers who are concerned about the natural habitat of the orang-utan, which is under threat from deforestation.

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What is the difference between Octyl methoxycinnamate and Isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is the difference between Octyl methoxycinnamate and Isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate?

Octyl methoxycinnamate (otherwise known as Ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate or OMC) is a commonly used UV filter. In-vitro studies have shown that OMC has weak oestrogenic activity that could possibly affect hormone activity and levels in living cells and organisms.

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What is the best skin care regime for acne?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is the best skin care regime for acne?

Harsh ingredients in facial products (such as Mineral Oil, Silicones and Paraffin Wax) can sometimes be the cause of acne-type reactions so avoiding the use of these synthetic chemicals can help improve acne in some cases.

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