Refill-osophy: All About Our Bulk Refill Products

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All of our bulk refill products are: Non-Gmo, Synthetic Fragrance Free, Cruelty Free, Vegan, Sulfate Free, Paraben Free, and Pthalate Free

Why It Matters:

Non-GMO

GMOs, standing for Genetically Modified Organisms, are “organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in such a way that does not occur naturally”, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Most of the recent focus has been on GMOs in our food (i.e. ingesting GMOs), but the skin absorbs an incredible amount of what we apply topically, meaning that any harmful effects of GMOs can occur simply by applying a product that contains a genetically modified ingredient. In Europe, products containing GMOs must be listed as such. However, no such law exists in the US, making it difficult for consumers to shop for natural, organic products. We guarantee our products are completely non-GMO.

Synthetic Fragrances

More than 95 percent of chemicals in synthetic fragrances are derived from petrochemicals, including derivatives that are cited on the EPA’s hazardous waste list. These known toxins can cause cancer, birth defects, nervous-system disorders, and allergies. Our products are completely free of all fragrances, including harmful synthetic fragrances, instead allowing you to customize a scent using one of the essential oils we offer.

Cruelty Free

Over 100 million animals are experimented on in US laboratories each year. Multiple countries across the world (including the India, Israel, and all of Europe) have banned animal testing for cosmetics, due to the inhumane conditions these animals are put through. Buying cruelty-free products allows you to practice your self care routine guilt free. All of our products are guaranteed cruelty free.

Vegan

In addition to being cruelty free, all of our products are vegan. This means that in addition to the product not being tested on animals, it also contains no animal products whatsoever, which guarantees your product is sourced from plant-based ingredients.

Sulfate Free

Sulfates are the reason your shampoo lathers and foams when you wash your hair. They act as a detergent sourced from sulfur-containing mineral salts, cutting through dirt and grime, but are incredibly harsh and can cause your hair to become stripped of its natural pigmentation, and can irritate the skin. Sulfates have also been shown to potentially become absorbed by the liver, mimicking estrogen, which in turn can cause hormonal imbalances and other issues. All of our products are completely sulfate free, helping your skin and hair retain their natural hydration and balance.

Paraben Free

Similar to sulfates, parabens are one of the most widely used preservatives in personal care products. They are used as an anti-bacterial agent, and help lengthen the shelf life of cosmetics. However, studies have shown that parabens can mimic the activity of estrogen in the body, creating endocrine disruption. Parabens have also been found to be present in breast tumors. All of our products are paraben free.

Phthalate Free

Phthalates (pronounced “thah-lates”) are chemical plasticizers. Studies have linked phthalates to numerous health issues, including hormonal imbalances, asthma, and birth outcomes, and new studies are examining links between phthalates and childhood obesity. All of our products are phthalate-free.

 

Products:

Olive Castile Soap

Castile soap is an all-natural vegetable oil-based soap. Originating from the Castile region of Spain, it is a completely pure, genuine form of soap, unlike many detergent blends that are commonly available on the market today. Castile soap is free and clear of all toxins, and our soap is also organic, GMO free, and vegan, making it safe for your whole family—even babies and pets.

Castile soap is also great for the environment, as it is free of artificial foaming agents, colors, fragrances, chemical detergents, petrochemicals, and toxic anti-bacterial agents. The natural products used in this soap mean that is biodegradable.

Castile soap is one of the most versatile products out there, and is great for a number of uses, including hand wash, face/body wash, shaving cream, produce wash, dishwasher/laundry detergent, floor cleaner, and pet shampoo.

 

Hemp Lotion

Hemp seeds include a high concentration of many vital skin-nourishing vitamins, including vitamin E (an antioxidant), and vitamin C. Vitamin E encourages healthy skin-tissue growth, while vitamin C helps build collagen, creating elasticity and an even skin tone. Hemp seed oil also contains B vitamins, which firms the skin through beneficial fatty acids.

Our hemp-based lotion is fragrance free and completely natural, and provides the skin with incredible Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), which helps skin stay supple and rejuvenated. Hemp lotion is also known for reducing abrasions on the skin (including stretch marks) and with its soothing qualities can ease flaking, acne, and inflammation.

 

All Purpose Cleaner

Our all-purpose cleaner contains a variety of gentle yet effective ingredients, including white vinegar, which is known as a brightener. When used as cleaner, white vinegar is known to remove carpet stains, clean faucets and other buildups, eliminate odors, and brighten dishes.

Our cleaner also contains hydrogen peroxide, which is commonly used as a natural disinfectant. Similar to white vinegar, it is non-toxic and brightening, and can be used on any number of surfaces.

Our all-purpose cleaner also contains tea tree essential oil, giving our cleaner a light, refreshing scent, in addition to it also being a natural disinfectant.

 

Broccoli Hair & Body Wash

Broccoli Seed Oil is known as a powerful antioxidant, full of vitamins and minerals. It includes vitamins C and B6, and is loaded with Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), all of which give hair a luster and shine, and your skin a radiant glow. This wash is also great for keeping your hair smooth, calming any frizzy strays and giving it a full, healthy texture.

 

Peppermint & Tea Tree Hair & Body Wash

This cool, light, and refreshing wash leaves your hair and skin rejuvenated with the antibacterial properties of tea tree and invigorating scent of peppermint. Our Peppermint & Tea Tree wash is sulfate-free, and uses only natural, organic products to clean down to your roots. The gentle products used deliver a deep clean, without stripping the skin, leaving you feeling clean and revitalized.

 

Basic Hair & Body Wash

Our Basic Hair & Body wash is especially good for those with extra sensitivity. This wash is simple yet effective, cleaning thoroughly and gently. The formula is rich, with soothing organic aloe that lathers and washes easily. In addition, this wash is balanced for the skin’s pH, leaving you hair and body clean, without the dry, stripped feeling.

 

Essential Oils:

Baby Care

This blend is specifically designed to be gentle and soothing, perfect for all of your family. Lavender is expertly blended with German and Roman Chamomile to create a balanced aroma that calms even the fussiest child.

Citrus Burst

This blend combines several of the most popular citrus oils, creating a sweet and tart scent that is bright and refreshing. Notes of grapefruit, lemon, lime, mandarin, sweet orange and a twist of litsea make this blend light and revitalizing.

Cleanse

This blend contains Sweet Basil, Cedarwood, Cypress, Pink Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Sweet Orange, Rosemary, and Wild Oregano, which creates the perfect balance between bright citrus notes, and the earthy, sweet tone of rosemary and oregano.

Fresh

Fresh stays true to its name, with a blend of Litsea, Bergamot, Lemon, pink Grapefruit, Lime, Ginger Root, Rosewood, Lemongrass, Citronella, Patchouli Ylang Ylang, Cinnamon Leaf, and Neroli. This essential oil blend is both sweet and earthy, with crisp and refreshing notes of citrus to lighten the scent, leaving you feeling energized and grounded.

Scalp Conditioner

This essential oil is designed to help soothe and smooth the scalp, leaving it hydrated, clean, and refreshed. Blended with essential oils of Sweet Basil, Cypress, Cedarwood, Lemon, Rosemary, Patchouli, Tea Tree, and Mandarin, this combination is earthy and light.

Gentle Skin

This blend is perfect for those with sensitive skin. Combining Helichrysum, Tea Tree, Lavender, Roman Chamomile, and German Chamomile, this blend helps to calm and soothe the body and mind.

Skin Balance

Skin Balance is built to help dry, chaotic, and combination skin by conditioning and alleviating itchy dryness. Lavender, Tea Tree, Roman Chamomile, Cedarwood, and German Chamomile combine to soothe and restore the skin to its natural pH.

Vital Skin

This blend of Bergamot, Tea Tree, Roman Chamomile, German Chamomile, and Geranium is designed to be the ultimate blend for you skin. It restores balance to the skin’s pH while simultaneously cleansing and hydrating.

Tea Tree

Tea Tree oil is one of the most widely used essential oils on the planet, and for good reason: its warm, sharp, spicy-camphoraceous tones are both revitalizing and cleansing. Blends well with Lavender, Clary Sage, Oakmoss, Pine, Geranium, and Peppermint.

Peppermint

Our triple-distilled peppermint has a crisp, clean, candy-like aroma that leaves you smelling minty-fresh, and feeling cool and rejuvenated. Pairs well with Benzoin, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Lavender, Geranium, and Orange.

Lemongrass

Lemongrass has a light, lemony, citrusy scent that is fresh and invigorating. Blends well with Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Orange, Patchouli, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme, and Ylang Ylang.

Lavender

With it’s fresh, floral, light, and sweet scent, lavender blends well with all oils, including Clove, Patchouli, Chamomile, and Patchouli.