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OUR CORE VALUES

WHAT DOES CLEAN BEAUTY MEAN?

For BOGNA SKIN "CLEAN BEAUTY" means products including ingredients with high value quality, efficacy, and origin, without suspected substances of being harmful to human health, such as disrupting hormones and irritating the skin. It also means not using ingredients that are harmful to the environments and its ecosystem. Our formulas do not include any petrochemical derivatives, silicones nor microplastics. Important part of BOGNA SKIN philosophy is also constant improvement of company activities to minimize carbon footprint.

EUROPEAN REGULATION ON COSMETIC PRODUCTS

Every brand present on the European market must comply with the EU Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009, the most comprehensive and stringent cosmetic product safety regulation. 

VEGAN

According to the standards of the Vegan Society our products exclude:

  • animal ingredients
  • animal testing ingredients
  • ENVIRONMENT

    Efficient and environment friendly, which excludes:

  • Sulfate-containing ingredients (e.g. SLS and SLES)
  • Silicones
  • Mineral oils
  • Methyl chloroform (and other gases having an impact on the ozone layer)
  • HFC-152a (and other greenhouse gases)
  • REEF FRIENDLY

    Excludes the below sunscreen ingredients, which are toxic to coral reef:

  • Oxybenzone (Benzophenone-3)
  • Octinoxate (Octyl methoxycinnamate)
  • Octocrylene
  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor
  • PABA derivatives (e.g. Ethylhexyl Dimethyl PABA and PEG-25 PABA)
  • Octisalate (Ethylhexyl Salicylate)
  • Homosalate
  • Avobenzone (Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane)

  • Excludes the following additives and preservatives, which are toxic to coral reefs:

  • Parabens
  • Phthalates
  • Triclosan
  • Microplastics
  • OUR BLACKLIST

    NO PEG

    PEGs are are difficult to biodegrade. They are mainly used as detergent surfactants and emulsifiers.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: PEG, -ETH, -OXYNOL, CETEARETH-20; CETEARETH-12; PEG-20 STEARATE; PEG-20, METHYL GLUCOSE DISTEARATE; PEG-7 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL

    NO SULPHATES, SLS, SLES

    A family of foaming agents that can cause allergies and irritation on the skin.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE, AMMONIUM LAURYL SULFATE, SODIUM MYRETH SULFATE, SODIUM PARETH SULFATE

    NO Silicones

    Silicones are difficult to biodegrade. They are mainly used for their sensory contribution.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: -ONE (E.g. DIMETHICONE), -SILOXANE, -CYCLOSILOXANE (CYCLOPENTASILOXANE)

    NO Parabens

    They are mainly used as preservatives, because of their antibacterial and antifungal properties. However, parabens are potential endocrine disruptors.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: -PARABEN, -P- HYDROXYBENZOATE

    NO Microplastics

    Non-biodegradable micro plastics are extremely harmful to the environment.

    NO Phthalates

    Ingredients that allow fragrances to last longer. Some phthalates are considered hormone disruptors.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: DBP (dibutyl phthalate), DINP (diisononyl phthalate), DEP (diethyl phthalate), DEHP (di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate), DMP (dimethyl phthalate), BBP (benzyl butyl phthalate), DNOP (di-n-octyl phthalate), DIDP (diisodecyl phthalate)

    NO Triclosan/Triclocarban

    Ingredients with antibacterial potential, but are toxic to aquatic organism.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: Related ingredients: 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenol

    NO Formaldehyde or formaldehyde ceasers

    They are very strong preservatives, but can cause skin irritation.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: FORMALIN, FORMIC ALDEHYDE, ALDEHYDE METHYLICA, FORMOL, 2-BROMO-2-NITROPHENYL-1,3-DIOL,(BRONOPOL),DIAZOLIDINYL UREA, IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA, DMDM HYDANTOIN, QUATERNIUM-15, BENZYL HEMIFORMAL, METHENAMINE, SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYLGLYCINATE (SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYLGLYCINATE)

    NO Isothiazolinones

    Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (MI), also recognised as isothiazolinones, are preservatives conditioning agents, but at certain percentages potentially causing contact eczema and skin allergies.

    NO DEA, TEA, MEA surfactants

    They are known as pH regulators and surfactants, but can cause skin sensitization and are dehydrating.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: DEA, TEA, MEA

    NO Aluminum

    They are used as pigments, thickening agents, and antiperspirants, but are suspected of increasing oxidative stress.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: Aluminium, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, Zirconium, Tetrachlorohydrex

    NO BHA and BHT

    BHA and BHT can cause allergies and irritation on the skin.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: ANTIOXYNE B; ANTRANCINE 12; EEC NO. E320; EMBANOX; NIPANTIOX 1-F; PROTEX; SUSTANE 1-F; TENOX; DBPC; ADVASTAB 401; AGIDOL; AGIDOL 1; ALKOFEN BP; ANTIOXIDANT 29; ANTIOXIDANT 30; ANTIOXIDANT 4; ANTIOXIDANT 4K; ANTIOXIDANT KB; ANTRANCINE

    NO EDTA

    They stabilise cosmetic formulas, but can be toxic to aquatic environments.

    RELATED INGREDIENTS: Disodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid disodium salt), Trisodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid trisodium salt), Tetrasodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid tetrasodium salt)

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