Table of contents:
- How do you recognize natural perfume?
- How do I know if a fragrance is sustainable?
- What is the difference between natural and conventional perfumes?
Now we're spraying green! Because natural perfume conquers the fragrance showcase. But how do I know if a fragrance is sustainable? We'll tell you what's important.
There is exciting news in the sustainability discourse! And that is natural perfume! We have dealt with the most important questions about the topic with a real fragrance professional and have put together a fabulous timetable with which you are guaranteed to develop the right nose for what matters.
How do you recognize natural perfume?
"Like natural cosmetics, natural perfumes are neither protected nor clearly defined. If you want to know whether a perfume is actually green, natural or organic, certificates or seals on the packaging are a good indication, as they provide information about the guidelines according to which the product is Also important: the raw materials should come from organic farming and be of natural origin, "says perfumer Karin Singer.
How do I know if a fragrance is sustainable?
In order to ensure that the object of your desire is really a natural cosmetic fragrance, these seals and certificates are decisive: The BDIH seal defines the minimum criteria that are placed on natural cosmetics and forms the basis for the Cosmos standard. This in turn guarantees compliance with all criteria that natural cosmetics have to meet at international level. Products that are NATRUE-certified contain, in addition to water, only natural substances, near-natural and nature-identical substances.
What is the difference between natural and conventional perfumes?
According to the fragrance expert, "all fragrances that we summarize under the term perfume consist of a mixture of alcohol, distilled water and natural essences dissolved in them, such as essential oils of vegetable or animal origin, as well as more and more synthetically produced fragrances.