OUR PRODUCT ETHOS AND APPROACH

 

The best things come in smaller, fresher batches

We are not like the mainstream beauty products you can find at a store. Our products have free from drying skin irritants such as heavy synthetic fragrances, drying alcohols and no added non-ecocertified preservatives. As everything is handmade in small batches, you get the freshest product delivered direct to you for great results. Being a small batch skincare maker allows us to continually innovate and adapt our products to improve as needed to give you the best product we can! 

 

Full transparency

All our formulations are truly unique as we formulate everything in-house (excluding Dream Cream) so we have full control on the ingredients chosen and their compatibility together to give maximum benefits in your product. We believe transparency is important so we will disclose every single ingredient - even down to 0.001% of an ingredient hidden in botanical extracts, which other skincare brands may not disclose! 

We only choose reliable and reputable suppliers whom we have a relationship with when selecting ingredients so we can ensure they match our critera for cruelty free testing and ECOCERTIFIED/ COSMOS approved and organic certification. 

 

100% clean formulations with natural ingredients and research-backed actives

We delve deep into dermatology journals and scientific studies when selecting ingredients in your product for clinically proven results, studies and effectiveness so we can formulate with ingredients that give the best synergy with eachother and your skin for maximum results. 

Please visit our Ingredients page for the full list of ingredients across our entire range!

All plant and nut oils are also checked for their comedogenic rating and we prefer to use cold-pressed virgin oils vs. refined. We will always seek a non-irritating, skin-friendly alternative when choosing ingredients like preservatives and solvents that are needed in the formulation. This can be a more difficult and costly process due to ingredients being harder to source in Australia but we believe in providing only the best skincare we can make. 

 

Only the essentials

You are getting a concentrated, high quality product without cheap fillers to bulk up the product and no unnecessary extras. Your Zen Botanic is vegan, cruelty free and free from drying alcohols, synthetic fragrances/, artificial dyes, parabens, sulphates and mineral oils. We only add ECOCERT/COSMOS approved preservatives that are safe, effective and skin-friendly with zero to low irritation potential. 

 

Eco friendly

All our serums and face oils, clay masks products are packaged in recyclable and reusable glass. Jar lids, pump dispensers etc can be returned to us via our terracycling program.

Your parcel box is in recyclable cardboard and all the packing peanuts we use are 100% biodegradable, compostable and water soluble.  

Your satchel bag is also 100% biodegradable and compostable - just rip off the label and pop the satchel in with your food scraps and green waste to start breaking down. The satchel will biodegrade within 90 days in a regular home composting process.

Rest assured your environmental footprint is acknowledged here at Zen Botanics. We will continue to effectively be more sustainable in not just our packaging but also on our suppliers and the ingredients we choose.