Belle Luce: Discover our black list: prohibited ingredients!

At Belle Luce, our promise is to offer you safe and responsible products and involves total transparency on the ingredients we avoid.

Here is an exhaustive list of substances excluded from our formulations, guaranteeing highly tolerant products that are respectful of your skin and the environment.

OUR BLACK LIST (prohibited ingredients)

We exclude from our products:

  • Preservatives and Questionable Chemical Compounds: Parabens, Phenoxyethanol, Phthalates, Triclosan, BHA, Tars, 1,4-Dioxane: Known for their potentially harmful effects on human health.
  • Formaldehyde and its Liberators: Quaternium-15, DMDM ​​Hydantoin, Imidazolidinyl urea, Diazolidinyl urea, Polyoxymethylene urea, Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, Glyoxal, Methenamine, 5-Bromo-5-nitro- 1,3-dioxane, Nitropropane-1, Formalin, Methanal, Methyl Aldehyde, Methylene oxide, Paraformaldehyde.
  • Bisphenol A (BPS), Ethyl acrylate, Tetrahydrofurfuryl methacrylate, Trimethylolpropane trimethylacrylate.
  • Heavy Metals and Volatile Components: Lead, Mercury (Thimerosal), Toluene, Acrylamide, Bromostyrene, Styrene and styrene oxide.
  • Sensitive Aromatic Components: Nitrated musks, often used in perfumes, can cause allergic reactions and are under surveillance for their endocrine disrupting effects.

Our formulations are free of:

  • Sulfates and Derivatives: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Ammonium lauryl Sulfate to avoid skin irritation.
  • Preservatives Irritants and Allergens: Benzalkonium chloride, MIT (Methylisothiazolinone), MCIT (Methylchloroisothiazolinone).
  • Glycol Ethers and Alcohols: Butoxyethanol, 2-Methoxyethanol, Dipropylene Glycol to reduce the risk of irritation.
  • Ethanolamines: MEA, TEA, DEA, Cocamide DEA, Cocamide MEA, and other derivatives.
  • O-Phenylphenol & Salts, Aminomethyl Propanol, PEG, Potassium hydroxide, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide, Ethyl methacrylate, Butyl methacrylate, Hydroxypropyl methacrylate.
  • Animal-Derived Ingredients: In harmony with our ethical values, no ingredients of animal origin are used, with the exception of beeswax: from hives.

Respect the environment

Our products are formulated to minimize environmental impact by avoiding:

  • Non-Biodegradable Compounds and Pollutants: Nylon, EDTA, Trisodium NTA, Cyclotetrasiloxane.
  • Silicones and Microplastics: Excluded to protect the oceans against persistent, non-biodegradable pollution.
  • Chemical UV Filters: Octinoxate, Octocrylene, Benzophenones (including Oxybenzone), Methyl methacrylate, Polyacrylamide, Sodium styrene/Acrylates/divinylbenzene copolymer.
  • Mineral Oils: Petrolatum, Vaseline, Paraffin, various types of Isoparaffins, Hydrogenated polyisobutene, Synthetic waxes, Ceresin, Ozocerite.

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Commitments and Innovations at Belle Luce

Your Feedback: We include testimonials from satisfied customers and case studies illustrating the effectiveness of our products without these controversial ingredients.

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Innovation and Research: Our products are the result of constant research and unique innovations with a center specializing in Swiss medicinal plants. For example, we have developed an exclusive technology with edelweiss extract to replace controversial anti-aging active ingredients and also approved organic preservatives which replace chemical preservatives while guaranteeing a long life of our products.

Environmental Impact: Beyond our formulations, we are committed to reducing our ecological footprint through initiatives such as the use of recyclable packaging and the implementation of sustainable production and agriculture practices. We are a company certified by Valais committed company.

Community Engagement: We actively support local stakeholders, suppliers and printers as well as local farmers and a farmers' cooperative as well as a professional reintegration center for labeling and packaging.

Certifications and Recognitions: Belle Luce sources ingredients which are certified organic by Ecocert Swiss AG and the COSMOS Organic label.

At Belle Luce, we are extremely demanding when it comes to quality. We are proud to provide you with products that respect your skin and your health, for the environment without compromising on effectiveness.

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  • EWG Skin Deep Cosmetics Database for a comprehensive database of cosmetic ingredients and their safety.
  • Safe Cosmetics Red List for information on ingredients to avoid in cosmetics.
  • Environmental Working Group for news and research on cosmetic safety.
  • SkinSort for ingredient analysis and cosmetic product evaluation tools.

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