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What are phthalates?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What are phthalates?

Phthalates are a group of chemicals classed as plasticisers and are used to keep some materials flexible and to prevent them becoming rigid and brittle.

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Is Green People make-up suitable for sensitive skin?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vøhtz

Is Green People make-up suitable for sensitive skin?

Our mineral make-up is ideal for use on sensitive skin. It contains pure plant extracts and light-reflective minerals for a glowing, even complexion.  

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Is sodium coco sulphate the same as sodium lauryl sulphate?

13/05/2020 - By Alexandra Julian

Is sodium coco sulphate the same as sodium lauryl sulphate?

Sodium coco sulfate is not the same as Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). The latter has a small molecular mass which enables it to penetrate the skin and affect living cells under the surface.

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Is Palm Oil OK for Eczema?

12/05/2020 - By Alexandra Julian

Is Palm Oil OK for Eczema?

There are absolutely no problems with having palm oil as a part of the fatty acid profile in a moisturiser for eczema sufferers.

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Is Benzoic acid the same as Benzene?

12/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vøhtz

Is Benzoic acid the same as Benzene?

The preservative ingredient used in some of our formulations is benzoic acid. This is a naturally occurring compound found in many fruits including cherries, cranberries and raspberries.

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Does Green People use vegetable glycerin?

12/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vøhtz

Does Green People use vegetable glycerin?

Glycerin is produced by adding alkalis to fats and fixed oils – a process called ‘saponification’.

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How does Sun Tan Accelerator work?

12/05/2020 - By Alexandra Julian

How does Sun Tan Accelerator work?

The ingredient that we use as a sun tan accelerator is an extract from the Carob bean which is particularly rich in a form of the vitamin Inositol. This nutrient is a major constituent of the skin’s natural brown pigment...

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Does chalk in toothpaste scratch your teeth?

12/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vøhtz

Does chalk in toothpaste scratch your teeth?

No, the chalk in our Toothpastes will not scratch or erode teeth, either deciduous or permanent.

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Are Green People products phenoxyethanol free?

12/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vøhtz

Are Green People products phenoxyethanol free?

Phenoxyethanol is a preservative that does occur in nature, for example in the seeds of some citrus fruits. For commercial use it is synthesized as the cost of extracting it from natural sources would be too high both in terms of financial cost and valuable food source.

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What is the difference between Green People Self Tan Lotion and Gradual Tan Moisturiser?

12/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vøhtz

What is the difference between Green People Self Tan Lotion and Gradual Tan Moisturiser?

The Gradual Tan Moisturiser is for everyday use - it is a face and neck moisturiser with a built-in 'gradual tan' and active ingredients to help maintain a clear complexion.

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Can self tan lotion cause a skin reaction?

12/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vøhtz

Can self tan lotion cause a skin reaction?

A very small proportion of the population - estimated at around 1 in 10,000 - have a sensitivity or allergy to the active ingredient (Dihydroxyacetone or DHA)...

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